New multi-chip-LEDs with a broad bright blue color range Colors are playing an increasingly important role in the automotive sector. Now it's not only the exterior color of the vehicle that you can choose, you can also tailor the interior lighting to your individual taste. Thanks to the very wide blue color range of the new RGB MultiLED, lighting designers have a free choice of colors for ambient lighting, including customer-specific colors.
The research program of Natcore Technology being conducted under a joint research agreement with Rice University has accomplished steps toward realization of a manufacturable quantum dot solar cell. The work is being supervised by Prof. Andrew Barron, a Natcore co-founder.
Cree announces technology breakthrough for the LED street lighting market. Cree state the XSPR™ LED Residential Street Light delivers better lighting while consuming over 65 percent less energy at an initial cost as low as $99 for common applications. The new Cree® XSPR street light is the ideal replacement for municipalities and cities using outdated high-pressure sodium fixtures up to 100 watts and can deliver payback in less than one year.
ClassOne Equipment have announced they have increased their presence in Europe with the opening of new facilities committed to the sales and support of ClassOne Equipment’s and ClassOne Technology’s wet chemical processing products. This includes ClassOne’s traditional products such as remanufactured Semitool SATs, SSTs, and Equinox tools, as well as new products such as the new, field-retrofitable PolarisTM controller that extends the life of existing tools by 10 years or more. The first office, located in Norwich, England will be primarily engaged in sales, while the second office, located in Grenoble, France and will provide field service. These facilities supplement ClassOne’s existing office in London which continues to focus on ClassOne’s three other divisions, SPTS Plasma Etching & PECVD, Suss/EVG Mask Aligners, and KLA-Tencor Wafer Inspection & Metrology.
Structured Materials Industries, Inc. has announced the delivery of a manual research and development tool for Fluidized Bed -Chemical Vapor Deposition (FB-CVD) of functionalized thin films on particles.
Cree, today announced that it signed a non-exclusive worldwide patent license agreement with Transphorm, that provides access to Cree's extensive family of patents related to GaN high electron mobility transistor and GaN Schottky diode devices for use in the field of power conversion devices. The licensed family of patents addresses various aspects of making GaN power devices, including nitride materials, HEMT and Schottky diode designs and processing technology. While GaN HEMTs are already used extensively in RF markets by Cree and others, their use in power conversion markets has been targeted by Transphorm and a number of other companies.