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Monday 29th April 2013
The firm managed to improve efficiency by incorporating an InGaAs layer at the bottom of its InGaP / GaAs compound solar cell
Friday 26th April 2013
The French headquartered firm will talk about InGaAs, InSb, HgCdTe and MCT at SPIE DSS 2013
Friday 26th April 2013
At CS Mantech 2013, Hitachi Cable will present its gallium nitride based templates grown on sapphire
Wednesday 24th April 2013
Auger recombination could be responsible for the LED droop phenomenon
Tuesday 23rd April 2013
The firm's prototype HCPVT system uses a large parabolic dish, incorporating many mirror facets, which are attached to a sun tracking system. The tracking system positions the dish at the best angle to capture the sun's rays, which then reflect off the mirrors onto several microchannel-liquid cooled receivers with triple junction compound semiconductor chips
Tuesday 23rd April 2013
Soitec will use its triple junction compound semiconductor cells to take advantage of the region's hot temperatures
Tuesday 23rd April 2013
The LED specialist has agreed to provide Toshiba with its technology/chip licensing and manufacturing collaboration
Monday 22nd April 2013
After surpassing its own world record in October 2012 of nitride based modules of 44 percent efficiency, Solar Junction is teaming up with IQE to supply the European Space Agency
Monday 22nd April 2013
LEDs are expected to sell 16 million units in 2012 to a forecasted 33 million in 2013, and will nearly triple by 2016
Monday 22nd April 2013
EPSRC awards £600,000 for new research for solar cells
Monday 22nd April 2013
Cree's SiC MOSFET technology could significantly improve weight, cost and efficiency in PV inverters
Friday 19th April 2013
ZnO quantum dots could translates fabrication of large-area films making solar panels
Friday 19th April 2013
Cree has reduced the price of 40W bulbs to $10
Thursday 18th April 2013
Hamamatsu Photonics has produced a series of quantum cascade lasers (QCLs), offering both continuous and pulsed output in the mid-infrared region, at room temperature
Thursday 18th April 2013
A long-term collaboration for growth of 6-inch GaN-on-Si wafers is planned
Wednesday 17th April 2013
Silicon carbide MOSFET technology can significantly improve weight, cost and efficiency in PV inverters
Wednesday 17th April 2013
Using its indium phosphide PIC technology, the firm has deployed its DTN-X technology under water
Wednesday 17th April 2013
The undomed module is 75 percent smaller than previous versions and gives customers more flexibility in design
Tuesday 16th April 2013
The firm is also looking into large-scale implementable production processes for CIGS solar cell development
Tuesday 16th April 2013
The wireless single-chip ICs simplify the design of small cell backhaul links
Friday 12th April 2013
The firm's silicon carbide line-up should meet the surging demand for industrial and automotive applications
Thursday 11th April 2013
The (CdTe) cadmium telluride manufacturer's new project will create up to 430 construction jobs and is expected to finish in 2015
Wednesday 10th April 2013
Tetrasun's high-efficiency, low-cost mono-crystalline silicon solar cells cell technology complements First Solar's CdTe thin-film expertise. It offers an optimal solution for distributed generation and high energy density applications
Wednesday 10th April 2013
Apart from slashing electricity consumption, gallium nitride LEDs have other potential uses