JP Sercel Associates, Inc., a manufacturer of laser scribing and laser lift-off (LLO) systems for LED production, announced that their 2010 shipments of laser processing systems for LEDs is up 250% in the first 3 quarters of 2010 from 2009 shipments.
Historically, building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) has been relegated to a niche market because solar modules and panels have simply cost too much and have been too difficult to install on residential and commercial roofs as well as building walls, windows and other parts of the building structure.
Showa Denko K.K. has increased its production capacity of blue LED chips at its Chiba site to 340 million units per month, from 200 million units per month. After completion of expansion work in July, SDK made a trial run to secure product quality and stable operations. Commercial operation has already started.
A cutting-edge University of Sheffield research facility, which studies advances in semiconductors used in the internet, solar cells, DVD players and gas detection, has received a £10 million renewal contract, enabling academic experts throughout the UK to continue making technological breakthroughs.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd today broke ground in Taichung’s Central Taiwan Science Park on the company's first Thin Film Solar R&D Center and Fab, laying the foundation for the company’s entry into the thin-film solar photovoltaic (PV) market.
GigOptix, Inc., supplier of high performance electronic and electro-optic components that enable next generation 40G and 100G optical networks, have announced that it will showcase its 40G and 100G Bundled Solutions at the 36th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communications (ECOC) in Torino, Italy on September 20-22, 2010.
Oclaro, Inc., a tier-one provider of optical communications and laser solutions, today announced its support for the upcoming 100Gb/s optical network applications with its new LiNbO3 "PM100" modulators.
Cree, Inc., is raising the standard for half-Watt LED devices with the commercial availability of its XLamp® ML-E LED. The lighting-class XLamp ML-E provides lighting designers with a compact and cost-effective solution for distributed LED arrays that can enable them to meet the stringent U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ENERGY STAR® performance criteria.
Epistar Corporation and Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. entered a cross license agreement to allow the companies (including subsidiaries)to use each other’s patents for specific technologies in Group III-V compound semiconductor light emitting diodes (“LEDs”), which include InGaN LEDs and AlGaInP LEDs.
Soitec, supplier of silicon-on-insulator (SOI) and advanced solutions for the electronics and energy industries, announced today that its Concentrix Solar division focusing on concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) systems, has joined the Transgreen Initiative.
Bridgelux Inc., a developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies and solutions today announced the expansion of its portfolio of award- winning LED Arrays to include new high efficacy products that meet the price and performance demands of the $10 billion LED retrofit bulb market opportunity.
IQE plc, the leading global supplier of advanced semiconductor epitaxial wafer products and wafer services to the semiconductor industry, announces that IQE's Singapore operation, MBE Technology Pte Ltd, has been recognized as a top supplier to leading wireless chip manufacturer, TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc.
Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology, supplier of etch, deposition and growth systems, has recently received an order for three plasma etch and deposition tools from the Centre of Excellence in Nanoelectronics (CEN) at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bangalore, India.
Sensor Electronic Technology, Inc. have announced that is has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for $475,000 to develop point-of-use (POU) Deep Ultraviolet LED (DUV LED) based drinking water disinfection systems.