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Monday 2nd July 2012
The price increase is due to escalating raw material and production costs for electronic process gases used in compound semiconductor growth
Saturday 30th June 2012
Over one hundred employees of the cadmium telluride solar panel manufacturer will be affected by the new agreement
Friday 29th June 2012
In the coming years, lithography, plasma etching, PECVD & PVD tools will also experience an upheaval
Friday 29th June 2012
CS International are pleased to announce Dr Drew Nelson, IQE's CEO and President has been confirmed as Chair for the Compound Semiconductor industry's premier international event, CS International, which will held in Frankfurt, Germany on 4th & 5th March 2013.
Friday 29th June 2012
Aixtron have confirmed they will sponsor the Compound Semiconductor industry's premier international event, CS International, which will held in Frankfurt, Germany on 4th & 5th March 2013.
Wednesday 27th June 2012
With III-V compound semiconductor technology at the forefront in terms of efficiency, a steady roadmap to 45% efficiency in five years and 50% efficiency in 10 years could be on the cards
Wednesday 27th June 2012
According to SEMI, there is prolonged challenging environment for PV equipment suppliers
Tuesday 26th June 2012
The MOCVD system will be used to investigate the heteroepitaxial growth of gallium nitride based alloys on silicon wafers, mainly for LED research
Tuesday 26th June 2012
Osram 's new blue LED chip for emergency vehicle lighting comprises indium gallium nitride and can be operated at a high current while providing a sustained, powerful, bright blue light
Tuesday 26th June 2012
GigOptix will use IBM's silicon germanium technology to reduce power, size and increase the integration level of chips
Tuesday 26th June 2012
First Solar installs 10 millionth solar plant PV modules
Monday 25th June 2012
When completed in 2013, the cadmium telluride solar facility will generate enough electricity to power 75,000 homes
Monday 25th June 2012
The products are targeted towards improving 4G/LTE telecom infrastructures. The aim is to quicken time to market and provide rapid simulation of complex waveforms such as W-CDMA and OFDMA
Monday 25th June 2012
The producer of high efficiency thin-film CIGS solar modules has raised the bar for a high volume manufacturing process
Thursday 21st June 2012
NXP has announced that it will be demonstrating its gallium nitride based products at the IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium in Montreal this week
Thursday 21st June 2012
The indium phosphide PIC developer is building on its 100Gb/s platform with the new third generation system
Thursday 21st June 2012
New 1200V silicon carbide diodes will enable manufacturers of products such as solar inverters, SMPS, induction heaters, UPS and motor drives to benefit from increased performance and reduced space
Wednesday 20th June 2012
The new gallium nitride-on silicon amplifier achieves a conversion efficiency rating of 70%
Wednesday 20th June 2012
The firm's CIGS technology is being used to harness sunlight into charging the latest smartphones. Ascent will debut its chargers in Asia in early August
Tuesday 19th June 2012
In the long term, LEDs for lighting should overtake the CFL lamp market despite the fact that CFLs are currently the most economical choice
Tuesday 19th June 2012
The LED substrate is created by applying semiconductor lithography to silicon wafers. It allows for fine pitch interconnection between gallium nitride LED chips and provides a pitch spacing of 50 µm, six times less than other currently available boards
Tuesday 19th June 2012
The firm has hit its development milestones ahead of schedule and secured more financing to accelerate the commercialisation of its gallium nitride power transistors
Tuesday 19th June 2012
The cash from the U.S. Department of Energy, will be used to accelerate the manufacturing of the firm's gallium indium phosphide / gallium arsenide / germanium solar cells
Monday 18th June 2012
New tungten crucibles made by Plansee make it simpler and cheaper to grow sapphire ingots used in the production of LEDs