Friday 12th February 2021
With nanowire chips demonstrated on 300 mm silicon wafers, CEA-Leti spin-out, Aledia, plans to deliver its first products next year. Rebecca Pool talks to chief executive, Giorgio Anania, to find out more.
Thursday 26th November 2020
How an up and coming silicon photonics start-up plans to take on a soon-to-be multi-billion dollar industry. By Rebecca Pool.
Wednesday 11th November 2020
Cree is leaving the LED industry - what happens now? Rebecca Pool talks to chief executive, Gregg Lowe, to find out more.
Monday 28th September 2020
A joint venture between POET Technologies and Sanan IC is set to supply the huge volumes of optical engines that cloud data centres crave, reports Rebecca Pool.
Monday 17th August 2020
Huge investment in South Wales-based CSconnected will bolster supply chains for worldwide markets.
Thursday 23rd July 2020
GaN-on-silicon wafer developer, Allos Semiconductors, has sold its power electronics and RF business to focus on developing large-diameter epiwafers for micro-LEDs. Compound Semiconductor talks to company co-founder, Alexander Loesing, to find out more.
Monday 6th July 2020
As announced earlier this month, optical component and materials maker
II-VI has licensed Silicon Carbide (SiC) technology from General
Electric with a view to move into power devices and modules. Just like
Cree/Wolfspeed and Rohm Group Company (including SiCrystal), the main
competitors of II-VI on the SiC wafer market, the new licensee aims to
capitalise on the growing market demand for SiC-based power electronics,
driven by the fast development of EV/HEV applications.
Monday 29th June 2020
With the Class D audio amplifier market poised for massive growth, GaN Systems has set its sights on snaring a big chunk of the sector, reports Rebecca Pool.
Thursday 28th May 2020
Amid trying times, precursor supplier, Ereztech, has opened at US manufacturing facility to deliver more materials to more compound semiconductor manufacturers.
Monday 20th April 2020
UK start-up, Porotech, is set to commercialise porous GaN, opening the door to high performance optoelectronic devices with unexpected properties, reports Rebecca Pool.
Thursday 12th March 2020
University of Sheffield spin-out, EpiPix, is set to deliver the ultra-high brightness, ultra-small microLED arrays that industry players crave. Rebecca Pool finds out more.
Monday 24th February 2020
As the GaN market gathers momentum, Qromis is serving up fab-friendly substrates and epi-wafers to ease device manufacture.
Thursday 20th February 2020
Despite billion dollar revenues forecast to roll in from 5G infrastructure and defence, GaN may not have hit the big-time quite yet, reports Rebecca Pool.
Tuesday 14th January 2020
Striving for SiC market domination, STMicroelectronics has closed its deal to acquire SiC wafer maker, Norstel. Where next for Europe's biggest-earning chip maker, asks Rebecca Pool.
Wednesday 18th December 2019
DenseLight is set to take InP lasers to datacoms and sensor markets in China and further, reports Rebecca Pool.
Wednesday 20th November 2019
With its cubic GaN epitaxy, Kubos Semiconductors is intent on delivering a process for the mass manufacture of green LEDs soon, reports Rebecca Pool.
Wednesday 9th October 2019
Why Cree has shifted SiC wafer expansion plans from North Carolina to New York state, reports Rebecca Pool.
Friday 20th September 2019
Transphorm is set to commercialise GaN epiwafers with a difference, reports Rebecca Pool.
Thursday 19th September 2019
Working with Bridgelux, BluGlass intends to swiftly bring cascade LEDs to market. But this is just the beginning, reports Rebecca Pool.
Thursday 15th August 2019
With its latest funds, Ascatron is ready to scale production of high voltage SiC devices to meet growing market demands, reports Rebecca Pool.
Thursday 25th July 2019
From 3D lidar sensing to optical communications, France-based analyst, Yole, highlights the key applications that will fuel market growth for EELs in the next five years. Rebecca Pool reports.
Friday 14th June 2019
Cree's bold plans for SiC expansion be thwarted by rising US-China
tensions, asks Rebecca Pool.
Friday 14th June 2019
just acquired EpiGaN, SOI manufacturer, Soitec, is set to take on 5G
GaN power amplifier markets, reports Rebecca Pool.
Monday 13th May 2019
EPC's chief executive, Alex Lidow, believes his GaN devices now beat silicon on performance and price, reports Rebecca Pool.