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.
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.
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.
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.
CS Europe Conference is pleased to announce that Dr. Philippe ROUSSEL from Yole Développement will be presenting on "GaN power electronics: Market forecasts and industry status" He will be a welcome addition to our already impressive line up of speakers and topics (listed below).
The Phase I contract to develop OCDMA integrated OE circuit uses the firm’s new patented ‘POET’ III-V fabrication process. This supports monolithic fabrication of ICs containing active and passive optical elements, together with high-performance analog and digital elements.