ABI Research's recent study "Microwave and Millimeter Wave High-Power Vacuum Electron Devices: Successfully Holding Off the Gallium Nitride Threat" will be of interest to a number of markets. These include organizations involved in defense electronic, energy and scientific research, and spacecraft electronics, as well as VED manufacturers.
The firms' Mass Flow Controllers (MFCs) come with a software tool called FlowTune which can be hooked up to the RS232 port of a lap-top. This should enable flow changes during epitaxial growth; a big step forward.
The firm says its latest small footprint Power Amplifier (PA) based on InGaP HBT technology will be used primarily in handsets and will continue to aid the firm’s expansion in the surging Smartphone Market.
The customized chip features 7 independent channels with data rates of up to 5 Gbit/s per channel. Operating at a wavelength of 850nm, the devices will be used for short reach data communication applications.
The fiber optic technology which uses gallium arsenide (GaAs) sensors to measure temperature, will round out LumaSense's overall fiber optic measurement portfolio used in a by utilities across the globe.
The Bergkamen Plant will be increased to manufacture precursors TriMethyl Aluminium (TMA) and DiEthyl Zinc (DEZ). The firm intends to enhance business in the Middle East and Korea, where it has proposed a joint venture with UP Chemical.
The firm’s new Californian facility is already producing 2MW worth of energy to Sol Pacifico. It says the small footprint of each of its machine provides an efficient use of space within the 20,000 square foot facility, outrivaling its closest competitors.
The firm is currently reviewing the accounting for certain inventory write-downs and the allowance against a specific account. For Q4 FY 2010 ending September 30, 2010, the Company expects consolidated revenue to be in the range of $54 to $56 million.
The firm hopes to become one of the top three LED companies in China within two years. It has selected the TurboDisc K465i system as its "tool of choice" for two new factories in Wuhu and Yangzhou, China.