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Wednesday 18th July 2007
The company formerly known as Epichem unveils its five-year plan, incorporating new materials for advanced silicon semiconductor processing based on MOCVD and atomic layer deposition techniques.
Wednesday 18th July 2007
As Osram breaks ground at its new factory in Penang, unexpectedly high LED demand drives Showa Denko's expansion plans, and Chinese start-up HC Semitek commissions its epitaxy gear.
Tuesday 17th July 2007
The annual market for wireless LAN power amplifiers in handsets is projected to hit 400 million units by 2010, and Nanoradio is hoping to grab itself a big chunk, using SiGe technology from Jazz Semiconductor that has “done away with the GaAs”.
Monday 16th July 2007
Bookham appoints new president and CEO; Japanese researchers create a quantum dot photovoltaic device; LED light bulbs still seven years away from making an impact, say analysts.
Monday 16th July 2007
A wafer probe maker is selling a unique characterisation tool which promises to accelerate testing in the multi-billion dollar power semiconductor industry.
Friday 13th July 2007
As Lumileds closes the door on US imports of Epistar's existing LEDs, the Taiwanese company rises to the challenge by scaling up new product lines.
Thursday 12th July 2007
The world's number-two vendor of mobile handsets warns the market that unit sales will be way below its already-reduced estimates.
Thursday 12th July 2007
Japan remains the home of the blue laser as manufacturing ramps up, and will reap the benefits of a surprising upward average price trend. Taiwan also looks set to gain from the predictions in Strategy Analytics' 5-year forecast.
Thursday 12th July 2007
With a backlog of orders building up in Europe and Asia, and interest growing in the US, Emcore is already looking to further increase its photovoltaic cell manufacturing capacity.
Wednesday 11th July 2007
Avago Technologies releases warm-white, low-cost 50 lm packages for use around the home, while Toyoda looks to the skies and applications in aircraft.
Tuesday 10th July 2007
Trading strengthens at IQE; Lumileds matches Cree’s minimum flux; Norstel collaborates with Japanese institute on SiC development; SiGe appoints CTO.
Tuesday 10th July 2007
Competition in the compound semiconductor solar cell sector is cranking up, with Taiwanese GaAs fab WIN Semiconductors ordering a production tool from Aixtron, and Spanish company Isofoton rumored to be investing heavily in similar equipment.
Tuesday 10th July 2007
Government dignitaries help mark the start of construction of the GaAs chip maker’s new facility, reflecting its national significance – while Johnson Matthey hopes to reap the rewards of the many more such fabs that it expects will follow.
Tuesday 10th July 2007
Quantum dot devices from an inter-university collaboration provide a means of creating practical blue light for photon counting.
Friday 6th July 2007
LED lighting for automotive applications gets a boost with new AlInGaP-based packages from Avago, and Osram says it is sampling its improved five-chip LED for use in headlamps – although volume production remains 18 months away.
Wednesday 4th July 2007
Following its management-assisted exit from under the Philips umbrella, III-V foundry Ommic sets about establishing itself as the focal point for high-value device manufacturing in Europe.
Tuesday 3rd July 2007
Laboratory chips from the German company lead the way in the green wavelengths, whilst red devices reach higher levels of output and efficiency.
Tuesday 3rd July 2007
A UK-based wafer bonding company is helping Asian chip makers with the manufacturing challenges posed by combining different material types.
Tuesday 3rd July 2007
Arima Optoelectronics buys another Aixtron MOCVD system; Bridgelux changes CEO; Skyworks power amp included in iPhone.
Monday 2nd July 2007
A single and multi-junction GaAs solar spin-out launches on the back of academics' distinctive quantum well structures and concerns over nuclear power.
Friday 29th June 2007
High-performance GaAs technology developed by Iain Thayne's research group at the University of Glasgow is to be commercialized through spin-off company XanIC.
Thursday 28th June 2007
The North Carolina chip maker says it is first to offer volume production of white LEDs with a minimum 100 lm flux at a 350 mA drive current.
Wednesday 27th June 2007
After overcoming its blue laser problems, the Japanese giant is confident that its newest console will match the 115 million units sold by the Playstation 2.
Wednesday 27th June 2007
The arrival of a seasoned silicon IC campaigner marks a new era of high volume production at the Swedish wafer maker.