The US $200 million joint venture will start with the construction of a 100 MW CIGS solar module plant which should be completed in January 2012 and begin production in the second half of the same year.
Andrew Bond-Webster brings more than 20 years of experience in the terrestrial and satellite telecommunications industry across wide geographical markets and industry verticals to his new role at Infinera.
The sputtering target firm will exhibit its custom rotary and planar sputter targets from molybdenum and nickel based-alloys along with its other core competency materials tantalum, niobium and tungsten.
The system will be used for the development and application of nanocarbon materials, which is one of the three main research assignments of the Green Nanoelectronics Centre (GNC ) established in April 2010.
Ohio scientists say that expertise and equipment for compound semiconductor device fabrication is already in place and must be capitalised on. With organic and inorganic materials working together, computer chip technology can move forward straight away.
The firm’s latest product is intended to reduce system cost, speed up time-to-market and simplify fixture and lamp design for use in applications such as omnidirectional bulbs and directional downlights.