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Friday 8th April 2011
The firm has now appointed Ron Michels as CEO and Tom Shields as COO and John Van Saders as SVP.
Friday 8th April 2011
Cascade Microtech, an expert at enabling precision measurements of integrated circuits at the wafer level, has announced that its BlueRay DS Probe system won Compound Semiconductor magazine's Metrology, Test and Measurement Award during a presentation at the Compound Semiconductor Europe Conference held in Frankfurt, Germany on March 22, 2011.
Thursday 7th April 2011
NREL and ISE have independently certified the new panel and cell efficiencies. In addition, Munich Re is providing warranty insurance and Nansolar is now a member of the European panel recycling organisation PV Cycle.
Thursday 7th April 2011
The JV says feedback from customers indicates that the theoretical performance advantages of RPCVD are now recognised as the core value proposition for the LED industry.
Wednesday 6th April 2011
The three manufacturers whose cells will be compared are Spectrolab of the United States, Sharp of Japan, and Azur Space of Germany. The CPV cell efficiencies will be tested in sites in Colorado, USA and Yokohama, Japan.
Wednesday 6th April 2011
The lighting-class LED combines the high light output and small footprint of the XLamp XM-L LED package with Cree’s EasyWhite colour mixing technology.
Tuesday 5th April 2011
The agreement covers patents from both parties in the fields of blue LED chip technology, white LEDs and phosphors, packaging, LED luminaires and lamps, and LED lighting control systems.
Tuesday 5th April 2011
The 3x2-inch reactor which will be used for the growth of GaAs- and InP-based nanowire structures as well as for nitrides and silicon compounds.
Tuesday 5th April 2011
The company has increased production capacity by approximately 50%, resulting in more efficient manufacturing processes for repeat products and in supplying equipment to the fast growing HBLED production market.
Tuesday 5th April 2011
The firms have installed California Central Valley’s first ever concentrating photovoltaic (CPV) III-V based plant at a pistachio farm.
Tuesday 5th April 2011
This is according to the “Global and China Mobile Phone RF (Radio Frequency) Industry Report, 2010-2011” which Reportlinker.com has added the to its catalogue.
Tuesday 5th April 2011
The three systems will be used for etch and deposition steps which are vital to the firm’s technology development and the expansion of their LED and laser fabrication capacity.
Tuesday 5th April 2011
At the meeting, held on 21st March, the main advantages of standards for the industry were summarised.
Monday 4th April 2011
The firm’s key patents are for SiC substrates and Fox says non-exclusive licenses remain available.
Monday 4th April 2011
The program unites leading IDMs, foundries, compound semiconductor companies, equipment and substrate suppliers to develop 8 inch GaN technology on silicon.
Friday 1st April 2011
The CIGS solar module manufacturer is resizing to align with its new growth plan with a new CEO in place to implement it.
Friday 1st April 2011
With operation guaranteed between -55°C and +225°C, the CHT-JUPITER greatly simplifies the design of high-voltage converters that have to operate in extreme environments.
Friday 1st April 2011
RFMD's RF6575 Front End Module (FEM) which the firm says is one-third the size of competitive offerings, will feature the Atmel 128RFA1 reference design for use in smart energy applications.
Friday 1st April 2011
The backward compatible software is claimed to represent a significant breakthrough in electronic design automation.
Thursday 31st March 2011
The firm says its new SiC diodes provide industry-leading performance combining lower forward voltage and faster recovery time than in silicon based devices.
Thursday 31st March 2011
After delivery in the second quarter of 2011, the system will be used for the epitaxial growth of InGaAlN LEDs, laser diodes, and electronic devices.
Wednesday 30th March 2011
The assets of the triple-junction solar cell provider Soliant Energy acquired include equipment, inventory, software, licenses, intellectual property, and tooling for the rooftop solar energy product line.
Wednesday 30th March 2011
The firm’s CIGS unframed solar module was verified by Fraunhofer ISE and exhibits efficient self-cleaning, making these modules perfect for flat roofs and façade solutions.
Wednesday 30th March 2011
The company has been awarded by ZTE with this annual award for its quality, delivery, cost and service performance during 2010.