In an ongoing development program to increase the power of ultraviolet light emitting diodes (UV LEDs) operating in the germicidal wavelength range, Sensor Electronic Technology, Inc. (SETI) has again exceeded the record for maximum optical power out of a single chip device.
JP Sercel Associates, Inc., a manufacturer of laser scribing and laser lift-off (LLO) systems for LED production, announced that their 2010 shipments of laser processing systems for LEDs is up 250% in the first 3 quarters of 2010 from 2009 shipments.
Historically, building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) has been relegated to a niche market because solar modules and panels have simply cost too much and have been too difficult to install on residential and commercial roofs as well as building walls, windows and other parts of the building structure.
Showa Denko K.K. has increased its production capacity of blue LED chips at its Chiba site to 340 million units per month, from 200 million units per month. After completion of expansion work in July, SDK made a trial run to secure product quality and stable operations. Commercial operation has already started.
A cutting-edge University of Sheffield research facility, which studies advances in semiconductors used in the internet, solar cells, DVD players and gas detection, has received a £10 million renewal contract, enabling academic experts throughout the UK to continue making technological breakthroughs.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd today broke ground in Taichung’s Central Taiwan Science Park on the company's first Thin Film Solar R&D Center and Fab, laying the foundation for the company’s entry into the thin-film solar photovoltaic (PV) market.
GigOptix, Inc., supplier of high performance electronic and electro-optic components that enable next generation 40G and 100G optical networks, have announced that it will showcase its 40G and 100G Bundled Solutions at the 36th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communications (ECOC) in Torino, Italy on September 20-22, 2010.
Oclaro, Inc., a tier-one provider of optical communications and laser solutions, today announced its support for the upcoming 100Gb/s optical network applications with its new LiNbO3 "PM100" modulators.
Cree, Inc., is raising the standard for half-Watt LED devices with the commercial availability of its XLamp® ML-E LED. The lighting-class XLamp ML-E provides lighting designers with a compact and cost-effective solution for distributed LED arrays that can enable them to meet the stringent U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ENERGY STAR® performance criteria.
Epistar Corporation and Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. entered a cross license agreement to allow the companies (including subsidiaries)to use each other’s patents for specific technologies in Group III-V compound semiconductor light emitting diodes (“LEDs”), which include InGaN LEDs and AlGaInP LEDs.