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Wednesday 22nd December 2010
The company has converted from a German to European company as a commitment to its international orientation.
Tuesday 21st December 2010
Boeing has announced that it has received a contract for approximately $1 billion from the government of Mexico to deliver an end-to-end satellite communications system. The system, known as MEXSAT, will consist of three satellites, two ground sites, associated network operations systems and reference user terminals. MEXSAT will provide secure communications for Mexico's national security needs, as well as enhanced coverage for the country's civil telecommunications.
Tuesday 21st December 2010
The two firms will develop hermetic packaging aimed at the military, aerospace and down-hole drilling markets for ultra high temperature applications to 260°C.
Tuesday 21st December 2010
The company was honored by Connecticut's Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce for its solar HCPV technology and solar tracker systems.
Tuesday 21st December 2010
IMS Research’s latest quarterly GaN LED report says that oversupply is accelerating due to a significant reduction in the number of LEDs required per panel. The report also says that Samsung and LG are battling over LED consumption leadership for LCD displays.
Tuesday 21st December 2010
The Taiwan-funded mainland plant in Yangzhou currently accommodates 25 MOCVD reactors. The plant specializes in LED manufacturing for backlighting, consumer electronics and general lighting.
Monday 20th December 2010
The firms were recognized by the Canadian Solar Industries Association for the 80 megawatt Sarnia solar project in Ontario. This is claimed to be the largest operating PV facility in the world.
Friday 17th December 2010
The Strategy Analytics report forecasts the trend to continue for the foreseeable future.
Friday 17th December 2010
The firm focused on the design at the full system level to ensures that the CPV modules work most efficiently as part of the complete system.
Friday 17th December 2010
By enabling designers to use brighter, precisely-optimized LEDs for each particular application, Cree is helping lower costs and further simplifying and shortening the LED fixture design cycle.
Friday 17th December 2010
The firm’s ALT6713 and AWT6321 InGaP PAs help maximize performance for LG’s VL600 USB modem.
Thursday 16th December 2010
AIxtron will supply a double-digit number of AIX G5 HT 14x4-inch systems to manufacture GaN ultra-high brightness LEDs.
Thursday 16th December 2010
TriQuint’s complete RF front-end modules which offer winning performance in power consumption and scalability will be used in Samsung’s 3G Galaxy Tab and flagship smartphone series, Galaxy S.
Thursday 16th December 2010
Each 150 mm wafer produces four times the number of LEDs as the current 3-inch wafers. The transition to a larger wafer size is critical to provide the increasing volume of LEDs required by the lighting industry and ensuring a supportable and secure supply chain.
Thursday 16th December 2010
The company has broadened its product line with the flexible SFX3 CIGS module up to 260W, which has recently achieved IEC 61646 and IEC 61730 certifications through TUV SUD America and the ETL Mark certification to the UL 1703 standard through Intertek.
Thursday 16th December 2010
The funds will help the CdTe solar manufacturer to expand capacity to meet growing demand for solar modules. Abound Solar has also raised an additional $110 million in equity financing.
Thursday 16th December 2010
The collaboration between Ostendo and TDI has resulted in LEDs much brighter than those grown on the conventional GaN c-plane.
Thursday 16th December 2010
The firm’s first facility outside the US will initially support increasing demand for large diameter sapphire of up to twelve inches in diameter at high volume.
Wednesday 15th December 2010
The two firms say the plant, to be based in Arizona and scheduled to be finished in 2014, will be the largest photovoltaic solar field in the world when completed.
Wednesday 15th December 2010
Strategy Analytics says the GaAs market has recovered strongly with improved revenues for Skyworks, RFMD, TriQuint and Avago.
Wednesday 15th December 2010
The firm has won a Phase I SBIR award entitled “Integrated SiC Super Junction Transistor-Diode Devices for high-power motor control modules operating at 500 oC” in support of future Venus exploration missions.
Wednesday 15th December 2010
This will be BlackBox's first commercial application of this high efficiency low cost technology for 'printed' solar cells.
Wednesday 15th December 2010
The latest issue of Compound Semiconductor is available for viewing and includes features on Solar focus - CPV market set for growth, Lab to Fab - ZnO prepares to fulfill bright promise, Aluminium Nitride - A universal substrate for III-nitrides, Liquid delivery - Reducing LED costs with high volume ammonia, Standard light - New push to create HBLED standard, Picture the light - Using photolithography for photonic LED, Light desires - Quantum dots reveal required light.
Wednesday 15th December 2010
At the annual meeting of the Taiwan Photonics Society, leading SPIE contributors said scientists need to tell public about contributions of photonics to society and to the economy.