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Tuesday 20th December 2011
The 290-MW Agua Caliente solar project is being constructed by cadmium telluride manufacturer First Solar
Monday 19th December 2011
The stake in the US-based III-V compound semiconductor solar cell developer GreenVolts strengthens ABB’s focus on renewables
Monday 19th December 2011
The Dainippon Screen and Sematech partnership combines individual strengths to develop sub 14 nm semiconductor manufacturing using high mobility materials
Monday 19th December 2011
The firm's second plant in Torgau is now operational and commercial market introduction of new products is planned for Q1 2012
Sunday 18th December 2011
The Ithaca-based manufacturer of lasers and monolithically integrated optoelectronic components is accelerating laser growth
Friday 16th December 2011
The next generation CBT-90 LED delivers a 25% increase in brightness for medical devices and entertainment lighting
Friday 16th December 2011
The system incorporates triple-junction, III-V compound semiconductor cells and is claimed to reduce costs in all stages of the project lifecycle
Friday 16th December 2011
Soitec will create 450 on-site jobs at its new manufacturing plant which is to manufacture gallium indium phosphide, gallium indium arsenide and germanium based CPV solar modules for the U.S. renewable energy market
Friday 16th December 2011
MidAmerican Energy is planning to buy the cadmium telluride PV power plant which will generate enough electricity for 160,000 homes in California
Thursday 15th December 2011
The multiple Aixtron MOCVD G5 reactors will be used alongside the firm's two existing AIX 2800G4 systems
Thursday 15th December 2011
To support the booming LED market, Anhui Sanan Optoelectronics has had one of the largest NH3 facilities in the world installed. The plant has a supply capacity of 2,000 metrics tons per year
Wednesday 14th December 2011
Optogan opens sales hub in Koceali, Turkey for LED lamps and luminaires through a partnership agreement with Ledison Patan
Wednesday 14th December 2011
Cree is introducing a new thermal simulation service and advanced photometric testing
Tuesday 13th December 2011
The viability of Dow’s material has been confirmed in a new CVD process developed by the Belgium-based nanoelectronics research centre imec
Tuesday 13th December 2011
The agreement is designed to accelerate telecommunications and infrastructure innovations based on Cree’s high-power gallium nitride HEMT technology
Tuesday 13th December 2011
The investment for the expansion is in total approximately € 10 million. This will more than double the production capacities of gallium arsenide based lasers from 2013.
Tuesday 13th December 2011
Chinese energy producer GD Solar has chosen Isofoton's compound semiconductor solar cells for its Golmud plant. Over 200,000 residents in the area will benefit from the energy produced by the facility
Monday 12th December 2011
Frost & Sullivan says LED lamps and luminaires exhibit the strongest growth trends among all lighting technologies
Monday 12th December 2011
SMM aims to mass-produce 6-inch diameter sapphire substrates which are hoped to take over from 2-inch to 4-inch diameter wafers currently the most prevalent in the LED market
Monday 12th December 2011
The gallium nitride wafers, grown by a novel LPE technique, could be used in business projectors and vehicle headlights
Friday 9th December 2011
Soitec’s gallium indium phosphide, gallium indium arsenide and germanium based CPV solar cell plant is South Africa’s first commercial solar power plant.
Friday 9th December 2011
The company's SiC MOSFET chips can create new opportunities for energy efficiency in solar, telecom and industrial power applications.
Friday 9th December 2011
The LEDMax tool, which can be used for four to eight inch wafers, performs fast, accurate defect detection in III-V compound semiconductor epiwafers, sapphire, silicon, SiC and other transparent surface substrates.
Friday 9th December 2011
Osram's Pointled LED provides uniform, efficient illumination in a compact package for the Mercury, Mariner fingerprint sensor.