The acquisition of Galaxy for upto $14.15m in cash will expand IQE’s Antimonide portfolio. This sees IQE intending to place 65 million shares to raise £20.8 million gross for the purchase, and for capacity expansion and strengthening of the balance sheet.
The Consortium will provide ongoing national organizational structure and guidance in the process of evaluating solid-state street lighting technologies meant for public streets and other public areas.
Nanomarkets’ latest report, “Zinc Oxide Markets, 2010 and Beyond” says that by 2015, the largest single segment of the Zinc Oxide electronics market will be Zinc Oxide LEDs. ZnO offers several advantages such as low cost compared with more traditional LED materials such as GaN and GaAs.
The agreement is with the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E). The devices are expected to be key enablers for integrating large-scale wind and solar power plants into the next-generation Smart Grid.
Appointed as Director to the Gas & Compound Semiconductor Service division, Higham has led design, business development and marketing efforts in a variety of semiconductor based components and processes.
Researchers from Ohio State University have found that adding manganese (Mn) to gallium arsenide (Gas) endows the material with magnetic properties. This could eventually enable integrated circuits to run on heat, rather than electricity.
The firm’s latest variable gain control amplifiers are claimed to provide unprecedented levels of performance and integration at RF and IF Frequencies. The ADL52XX series combines multiple functions in single chip, achieving significant BOM savings and breakthrough radio performance.
Technical session highlights include conferences on military applications, recent measurements taken of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano and a roundtable discussion on Optics and Photonics for Counterterrorism and Crime Fighting.