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Tuesday 13th July 2010
The new research partners will focus on the development of GaN-on-Si process and equipment technologies for solid state lighting and next-generation power electronics components.
Tuesday 13th July 2010
The former skilled operator opened fire inside the South East Albuquerque Emcore facility, killing two employees and injuring four others before turning the gun on himself.
Monday 12th July 2010
SAFE $8 million project's goal is aimed at revolutionizing front-end technology platforms for mobile handsets and media devices.
Monday 12th July 2010
ContourGT-X8 PSS is specifically tailored for surface examination of Patterned Sapphire Substrates (PSS)
Monday 12th July 2010
The SKY77706 LTE PA module, designed for multiple handset and data card applications product, will power Samsung's High Speed 4G USB Modem.
Monday 12th July 2010
The EVG560HBL multi-substrate wafer bonder significantly increases throughput for volume HB-LED production.
Friday 9th July 2010
Strategy Analytics report shows that a strong rebound in the second half of 2009 has driven volumes up 10% Year-on-Year.
Thursday 8th July 2010
The two firms have signed a worldwide patent cross-license agreement designed to further accelerate the growth of the LED lighting market.
Thursday 8th July 2010
Green laser diode claimed to have a lifetime of 10,000 hours
Thursday 8th July 2010
The 4-Watt fiber-coupled Laser Diodes (LDs) are high-powered and low-cost and suited to medical and military applications
Thursday 8th July 2010
IQE plc has published a joint paper in Electronic Letters entitled "40 Gbit/s error-free operation of an oxide-confined 850nm Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser (VCSEL)
Thursday 8th July 2010
2010—Asia Pacific photovoltaic markets are poised to make a significant contribution to global photovoltaic (PV) market growth in 2010 following improvements in the policy environment in most of the key countries in this region.
Wednesday 7th July 2010
Yicheng has invested in the photovoltaic-based silicon carbide (SiC) powder Phase II and is now the world’s largest manufacturer of silicon carbide fine powder for the photovoltaic industry
Tuesday 6th July 2010
Chinese firm hopes the MOCVD systems will help satisfy surging blue and green LED demands.
Tuesday 6th July 2010
The ‘Global and China LED Industry Report 2009-2010’ says that the LED market has expanded from US$7 billion in 2009 to US$10.7 billion in 2010 and is expected to reach US$20.4 billion in 2012.
Monday 5th July 2010
Klaus Ploog will be talking on “What next for the Compound Semiconductor Industry?” at CS Europe Conference.
Friday 2nd July 2010
The scientists say the novel laser-machining techniques can be applied to InP and CdTe based devices to achieve very high aspect ratios resulting in smaller and lighter devices.
Friday 2nd July 2010
The cutting edge equipment used for semiconductor energy efficient applications will be accessible to users from both local industry and academia
Friday 2nd July 2010
Albuquerque based lab reports first successful merger of a terahertz (THz) quantum-cascade laser and diode mixer into a monolithic solid-state transceiver
Thursday 1st July 2010
The 31 x 2” MOCVD systems increase the firm’s epiwafer capacity for GaN HB-LED production.
Thursday 1st July 2010
The Taiwanese firm is likely to see a monthly company high in July 2010 thanks to the new deals with Skyworks.
Thursday 1st July 2010
The group will address the large-scale photovoltaic (PV) system solutions market and be headed by current CFO, Jens Meyerhoff.
Wednesday 30th June 2010
Infineon and OSRAM both champion the cause of sustainable development and environmental protection. In collaboration with the OSRAM partner network LED Light for you, the German company Diana Electronic Systems has developed an energy-efficient LED lamp for the Global Nature Fund to be used in Sri Lanka. Local fishermen will use the lamps instead of their environmentally harmful kerosene lamps when fishing at night.
Wednesday 30th June 2010
Formosa Epitaxy to raise capital for expanding LED capacity