Lund (Sweden) based nanowire semiconductor LED developer GLO AB today announced the closing of an SEK 170 million investment round (approximately USD 25 million) and establishment of a California-based engineering center to supplement its current efforts in Sweden and Denmark. The Company also announced appointment of Fariba Danesh as its Chief Executive Officer.
AWR Corporation announced today the release and immediate availability of a new process design kit (PDK) supporting the Cree, Inc. high-power gallium nitride (GaN) high electron mobility transistor (HEMT) monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) foundry process
Compound Semiconductor Technologies Global announces that it has completed the qualification of its Hamilton wafer fabrication plant, following the acquisition of the facility from Intense Ltd in January 2010.
The investment package will fund production development of its flexible thin film NanoBud components to supply display, touch, photovoltaic, tracking and haptic customers in the optics, energy and electronics sectors.
Solyndra says the 247,000 square feet installation which was completed in 8 weeks will be its largest in the United States. At peak production, the plant's electricity will be reduced from outside sources by 25% and CO2 emissions will be reduced by 1,000 metric tons per year.
Emcore’s minimum bid price has been less than $1 for 30 consecutive business days, and hence does not comply with NASDAQ regulations. To regain compliance, the closing bid price of the Company's common stock must meet or exceed $1 per share for a minimum of ten consecutive business days before March 22, 2011.
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.