III-V revenues were affected by a shift in wireless handset sales as various OEMs are adjusting their product offering dates from a pattern which focused on the U.S. holiday season to more year- round introductions of handsets and tablets.
The firm was acknowledged as a prominent leader in the compound semiconductor industry and for offering guidance and innovations that increase organisational efficiencies, returns, and accomplishments.
The worldwide mobile phone market grew 12.8% year over year in the third quarter of 2011 (3Q11), as smartphone growth declined in key mature markets. According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Mobile Phone Tracker, vendors shipped 393.7 million units in 3Q11 compared to 348.9 million units in the third quarter of 2010. However, the 12.8% growth was higher than IDC's forecast of 9.3% for the quarter and stronger than the 9.8% growth in 2Q11.
Although the firm’s financial results are significantly lower than the same quarter last year, RFMD is confident about the increasing customer adoption of its gallium nitride technology in strategic market segments like military radar and CATV line amplifiers.
Factors affecting the size of the loss include the firm’s ability to move production to other locations, incrementally increase production at other facilities, and utilise existing inventory to meet customers' needs.
Oclaro, a tier-one provider of innovative optical communications and laser solutions, today issued a statement regarding the impact on its operations of the Thailand flooding and also provided an update to its expectations for first quarter, fiscal year 2012 financial results which are consistent with guidance provided on July 28, 2011.
Manufacturer of short wavelength UV LEDs, Sensor Electronic Technology have announced that it has put an expansion plan in motion to both expand its R&D efforts and to transition to its production line to high volume manufacturing, making it the first high volume supplier of UV LEDs shorter than 365nm, initially scaling to supply quantities of over 100 million LEDs per year.
Rubicon Technology, a provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, RFIC, Semiconductor, and Optical industries, today announced that it has shipped a total of 200,000 six-inch sapphire wafers to the LED manufacturing industry. Sapphire, the base material used for the majority of LEDs, is used in consumer products such as LED-based lighting, HDTVs, laptops, netbooks, smart phones and tablets, and automotive lighting.
Pushing LED brightness, colour quality and consistency to new levels, Cree announces another step in eradicating today’s energy-wasting halogen light sources. New XLamp® MT-G LEDs deliver higher brightness levels, unparalleled color quality and proven lighting-class reliability.