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Tuesday 18th October 2011
In the past two years, more than 20 solar and wind companies have announced expansions or relocations to the state
Saturday 15th October 2011
The foundation of the new site is a former Hitachi semiconductor factory and offers a clean room area of up to 4,000m².
Friday 14th October 2011
The advanced technology will help determine root cause analysis of defects in gallium nitride grown on sapphire substrates.
Friday 14th October 2011
The new tool gives Singulus access to a new field of operations in thin-film photovoltaics and adds another production stage to its range of processing systems for the manufacture of CIGS/CIS cells.
Thursday 13th October 2011
The US-based provider of digital optical communications systems has successfully used its DTN platform, which feature indium phosphide PICs, to complete the world's first transpacific 100 Gigabit subsea trial.
Wednesday 12th October 2011
Revenue is however expected to fall to $15.3 B in 2015 although the dip will be temporary, as lighting will take over as the engine for growth after 2015.
Wednesday 12th October 2011
The Quantum Cascade Laser (QCL)-based solution, which is composed of III-V compound semiconductors, is claimed to offer warfighters the most mature aircraft protection available in an open architecture package.
Wednesday 12th October 2011
The firm’s compact gallium nitride on silicon carbide switches handle up to 40 W CW and the firm says they set new standards in solid-state performance for use in defence and aerospace applications.
Wednesday 12th October 2011
Nanosolar thin film solar printing delivers affordable energy for America's military bases.
Tuesday 11th October 2011
The epitaxially grown aluminium indium nitride technology will allow the firm to further develop next generation high power, very high-frequency RF components.
Tuesday 11th October 2011
Imec’s silicon germanium integrated CMOS circuit showed no significant deterioration after MEMS processing.
Tuesday 11th October 2011
The new wideband gallium nitride HEMT delivers 18-W in defence / commercial applications to 6 GHz and can reduce costs through high efficiency, output and power gain.
Tuesday 11th October 2011
The firm says the results of this project can be extended to all the wavelengths in the aluminium indium gallium phosphide (AlInGaP) range to boost efficiency.
Tuesday 11th October 2011
The Chinese firm will use one of the two reactors to produce 4” arsenide and phosphide based LED materials and the other to produce 4” silicon carbide based epiwafers.
Monday 10th October 2011
Sparton says it has the capacity to be the 7th largest primary producer of
Monday 10th October 2011
The silicon germanium devices open new avenues in wireless communications and imaging.
Monday 10th October 2011
The earth observation military satellite contract increases Sofradir’s achievements in supplying state-of-the-art IR detectors based on mercury cadmium telluride technology, for space applications.
Friday 7th October 2011
The firm says it has recently received a lot of interest from South Korean companies regarding its CIGS products.
Friday 7th October 2011
The firm has strengthened its compound semiconductor materials business to cope with demand for high frequency devices which use gallium arsenide and gallium nitride epiwafers.
Friday 7th October 2011
The firm is looking to increase its market share in LED based technologies and light management systems.
Friday 7th October 2011
Designed for use in solar micro inverters, the silicon carbide based TO-252 D-Pak devices are now available in 2A, 5A, 8A & 10A ratings.
Wednesday 5th October 2011
Using a non-vacuum printed process, the firm says it has raised the bar for efficiency and cost savings.
Tuesday 4th October 2011
In addition to metalorganic CVD precursors, the new business will supply photoresists, related ancillaries for lithographic processing, and pads and slurries for CMP – all of which are used in the manufacture of LEDs.
Tuesday 4th October 2011
The new entity extends RFMD's gallium nitride and arsenide expertise into high-growth non-RF markets.