The surge in demand for wireless and optoelectronic products has boosted orders for III-V based Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers (VCSELs), Concentrator Photovoltaics (CPVs) and Gallium Nitride (GaN) LED wafers.
More than 80% of orders received in the first half of 2010 were from customers operating in the high speed electronics, light-emitting diode (LEDs), MEMS, power semiconductor and advanced packaging markets.
The firm’s MGA-634P8 has an adjustable operating current, allowing designers to make tradeoffs between operating current and output linearity while maintaining an optimum noise figure for cellular infrastructure applications.
Strathclyde has secured a spin-out deal to form a company working in the field of novel next-generation light source technology, which could open up a range of opportunities in multi-billion dollar applications including neuroscience, microscopy and communications.
EV Group, a supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology and semiconductor markets, have announced that it has introduced the EVG610 mask and bond aligner, specifically to address its university and research customers' demands for a lower costing system with greater process versatility.