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Wednesday 2nd January 2008
With an exclusive license from Northrop Grumman and $10M backing from investors that include the telecoms companies it hopes to sell to, E-Band is feeling confident about its broadband wireless technology.
Friday 21st December 2007
The uncertainty over the future of Filtronic's GaAs PHEMT wafer facility in Newton Aycliffe looks to be over, as RF Micro Devices moves to acquire the fab in a £12.5 million deal.
Wednesday 19th December 2007
Emcore picks up Intel's tunable laser business for $85 million to plug a gap in its portfolio, and position it as a significant player in optical components.
Monday 17th December 2007
A handful of research teams are closing in on terahertz transistor speeds, with a variety of InP-based devices.
Monday 17th December 2007
After recording a big loss in 2007, an analyst sees profitability for Emcore at the end of 2008 while extra solar business from South Korea adds weight to his prediction.
Thursday 13th December 2007
The world-leading silicon chip maker eyes the potential of III-V materials to cut transistor power consumption.
Thursday 13th December 2007
The Semiconductor Research Corporation sets Glasgow University the challenge of finding the best material for p-channel CMOS MOSFETs, for feature sizes down to 8 nm.
Wednesday 12th December 2007
Streamlining LED production processes to just an epitaxial step cuts manufacturing costs, improves extraction efficiency and aids thermal management, says Goldeneye.
Wednesday 12th December 2007
A Durham University spin-out is integrating its vapor phase crystal growth and imaging technologies, to carve itself a chunk of the billion-dollar X-ray explosive detector market.
Tuesday 11th December 2007
Stephen Pearton picks up the 2007 J J Ebers Award from the Electron Devices Society.
Monday 10th December 2007
The multi-junction solar company says it's bringing its latest and best cells to market next year, and hopes to see its technology in some further major deployments in the meantime.
Thursday 6th December 2007
A few short months after acquiring Optical Communication Products, Oplink shuts down its InP wafer fab, ditches its UK research team, and slashes its workforce in California.
Thursday 6th December 2007
Six years on from the telecom meltdown of 2001, there are still twice as many III-V fabs than are needed to meet the current demand for lasers and photodetectors, claims Finisar CEO Jerry Rawls.
Thursday 6th December 2007
NASA is passing on knowledge accumulated in its 30 years of experience developing SiC technology, which MEMS specialist Endevco will bring to market.
Thursday 6th December 2007
The Japanese conglomerate's consolidation is to cut its seven electronics businesses to only three, in a bid to cut its losses in this sector.
Tuesday 4th December 2007
A University of Florida professor is hoping to position GaN devices as robust and inexpensive electrical monitors for diabetes, renal failure and prostate cancer.
Friday 30th November 2007
Weather radar is one of the few areas in which electron tubes still dominate solid-state electronics, but this is set to change thanks to a system from Toshiba.
Friday 30th November 2007
High-efficiency triple-junction cells based on GaAs are again the key as Delft's Nuon Solar Team wins the Panasonic World Solar Challenge for the fourth year running.
Thursday 29th November 2007
An association of leading telecoms providers is supporting a protocol called Long Term Evolution for most future mobile broadband purposes, but WiMAX also gains favor for backhaul purposes.
Wednesday 28th November 2007
California jury throws out a class action lawsuit accusing some of JDSU's key former executives of misleading investors while off-loading their own stock.
Wednesday 28th November 2007
German research on novel optoelectronic devices and nanostructures is reinforced by a new center of excellence funded by the country's National Science Foundation.
Tuesday 27th November 2007
The GaAs HBT epiwafer maker reports an "industry-wide inventory correction" but expects to see traction in Wi-Fi and WiMAX drive demand in 2008.
Tuesday 27th November 2007
A German company is set to rapidly deploy a cheap deposition process, offering capital expenditure costs for photovoltaic power generation as low as €1/W.
Friday 23rd November 2007
Next summer, the cavernous Cadillac Escalade Platinum will become the first series production sports utility vehicle to feature a full LED headlamp.