Researchers from the Ferdinand-Braun-Institute in Berlin have developed a 976nm DFB laser emitting 11W and having a power conversion efficiency of 58%. This is reported to be the smallest ever difference between a DFB laser and comparable FP laser which had an efficiency of 67%.
AU Optronics Corp. held a meeting of the Board of Directors on April 29, 2010, at which the Board approved a proposition establishing a joint venture of TFT-LCD TV panel module production with Haier Group (Haier) in Haier Industrial Park, Qingdao, Shandong.
Inventories of most electronic products using large-sized Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) panels increased in March and April due to slower sales of some older models and the arrival of new products from television and notebook PC brands, spurring a price reduction, according to iSuppli Corp.
Veeco Instruments Inc have announced that Seoul Optodevice Co., Ltd. (SOC) of Korea has selected Veeco's TurboDisc(R) K465i(TM) gallium nitride (GaN) Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) System