Skyworks has commenced volume production of several high performance RF solutions supporting Broadcom (NASDAQ: BRCM) 5G WiFi (IEEE 802.11ac) chips – including minicards for access points, routers and customer premise equipment.
Nanometrics, a provider of advanced process control metrology and inspection systems, today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $20 million of the company’s common stock.
Teledyne Technologies and LeCroy Corporation have jointly announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement that provides for the merger of LeCroy Corporation with a wholly-owned subsidiary of Teledyne.
Advanced Renewable Energy, a provider of c-axis sapphire growth technologies and turnkey solutions for the LED solid-state lighting and other clean energy markets, today announced that it has named Dr. Philip C.S. Yin as vice president and general manager, China region.
According to TrendForce’s “2011-2015 European LED Lighting Market Report” by the LED research division LEDinside, European LED lighting market’s rapid growth is attributed to the energy-saving awareness and high electricity prices in Europe, especially the latter.
Fusion IP, the university IP commercialisation company that turns research into business, has announced that Seren Photonics, its LED technology company, has won a grant from the Technology Strategy Board, the UK’s national innovation agency, for R&D valued at £230k. The TSB Grant will be used to fund a project based on advanced nano-technology to further increase the amount of light created at the heart of a high brightness LED.
A*STAR Institute of Microelectronics and NXP Semiconductors have entered into research collaboration to develop a 200mm gallium nitride-on-silicon process and technology for high voltage power devices to deliver highly efficient energy solutions in end applications such as computing and communications, aerospace and automotive applications.