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Tuesday 29th March 2011
Strategy Analytics’ latest GaAs report says that expanded growth from equipment and material suppliers such as Aixtron and IQE sees substantial growth in the optoelectronics sector.
Tuesday 29th March 2011
Compound Semiconductor magazine has awarded RFMD for its PowerSmart power platforms. These devices feature an RF configurable power which deliver multiband, multi-mode coverage of all cellular communications modulation schemes up to 4G LTE 64QAM.
Monday 28th March 2011
Compound semiconductor lasers and memories for making data communications greener, green laser pointers for picoprojectors and more advanced GaAs chips for tomorrow’s smart phones were all discussed at CS Europe.
Monday 28th March 2011
Dramatically reducing power losses, the device increases break-down voltage and eliminates current collapse.
Friday 25th March 2011
Scientists can now precisely synthesise nanocrystalline materials by systematically tuning their quantum confining behaviour by using semiconductor quantum dots. This development shows potential in the optoelectronics sector including LEDs, lasers, telecoms and detection applications.
Thursday 24th March 2011
The CdTe solar panel manufacturer has signed a sales agreement with Solarsis. The first project will involve a 1 MW ground-mount array in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
Thursday 24th March 2011
Finisar will use Ignis’ laser in its Gbps tunable 300-pin and tunable XFP product lines. It estimates that the combined worldwide market for these products will be approximately USD $250 million in calendar 2011 and will grow to approximately USD $400 million in 2015.
Thursday 24th March 2011
Determining the dislocation densities in 4H-SiC by etch pit density measurements must account for the type of doping and its level.
Thursday 24th March 2011
The firm’s GaAs based MESFETs are optimised for delivering analogue and digital video, as well as high-speed data services, over advanced hybrid fibre / coax (HFC) networks.
Wednesday 23rd March 2011
Initial applications are expected in the retrofit bulb market .The high voltage LED uses rectified AC and eliminates the need for a DC electronic driver.
Tuesday 22nd March 2011
The new CdTe solar module manufacturing facility about 25 kilometres north of Ho Chi Minh City, will add more than 250MW in PV manufacturing capacity.
Tuesday 22nd March 2011
Strategy Analytics latest report “Battery Life and Ease of Use Most Important Factors for New Phone Buyers,” assesses the importance of 18 high-level factors that cellphone consumers consider when purchasing.
Monday 21st March 2011
The Chinese based JV has ordered a number of Veeco’s K465i systems for its Jining City facility.
Monday 21st March 2011
Strategy Analytics says although RFMD and Skyworks have reported decreasing quarterly revenue growth, results from some CS wafer suppliers were very strong, boding well for growth throughout 2011.
Thursday 17th March 2011
The Chinese LED chip manufacturer has ordered two AIX 2800G4 HT and three AIX G5 HT deposition systems.
Thursday 17th March 2011
The devices are expected to deliver excellent high temperature performance with junction temperatures approaching 300 °C.
Thursday 17th March 2011
Strategy Analytics says that the US market for Nokia smartphones is set for recovery while demand for Samsung products continues to increase.
Thursday 17th March 2011
By combining copper, zinc, tin, and sulphur or selenium, all abundant and low cost elements, the University of Luxembourg has produced a solar cell with 6.1 % efficiency.
Thursday 17th March 2011
According to Strategy Analytics, both Qualcomm and Samsung registered triple-digit unit shipment growth in 2010, despite their contrasting approaches to the smartphone applications processor market.
Thursday 17th March 2011
The new factory will create 600 jobs and create an annual production of more than 250MW.
Wednesday 16th March 2011
The development should allow operators, systems integrators and OEMs to deploy a single platform to handle all of their optical transport needs over the industry's widest frequency range.
Tuesday 15th March 2011
XsunX will initially provide Globe Future with baseline production system, and an additional 30 MW CIGSolar production system to produce CIGSolar cells.
Tuesday 15th March 2011
The peak value of 142 lm/W measured under standard conditions is achieved at a colour perception that very closely matches that of a classic incandescent lamp.
Tuesday 15th March 2011
Both GaN on silicon devices have many times superior switching performance compared to similar state-of-the-art silicon-based power MOSFETs. Both devices also have low on resistance and are smaller than silicon devices with similar resistance.