The solar market in North Africa and the Middle East is being earmarked as the boom market for solar development, According to reports solar energy in the Middle East is going to be a boom market for the next 10 years - with 9,000 MW of Concentrated Solar Power Capacity planned by 2020 and more then 40,000 MW by 2030.
GigOptix, Inc. (OTCBB:GGOX), today announced the availability for sampling of its GX3122 dual channel linear Transimpedance Amplifier (TIA) designed for use in next generation 40Gb/s DWDM coherent optical receivers.
Next Inning Technology Research, an online investment newsletter focused on semiconductor and technology stocks, announced it has updated outlooks for Cree (NASDAQ:CREE), Microchip Technology (NASDAQ:MCHP), International Rectifier (NYSE:IRF), OmniVision Technologies (NASDAQ:OVTI) and Diodes Incorporated (NASDAQ:DIOD).
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. an innovator of high reliability analog and mixed signal semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, today announced that company executives will be presenting a company overview at the Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference on Mar. 10, 2010, at 1:05 p.m. Eastern time from the JW Marriott Grand Lakes in Orlando, Fla.
WCDMA handset semiconductor revenue will see a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 10% between 2009 and 2014, exceeding $30 billion by 2014. Overall handset semiconductor revenue will see a more moderate five-year CAGR of 2.1%, as semiconductor revenue for CDMA and GSM handsets declines throughout the forecast period, according to market research firm In-Stat (http://www.in-stat.com).
SPP Process Technology Systems Ltd. (SPTS), a subsidiary of Sumitomo Precision Products Co., Ltd. (SPP), today announced bookings of nearly $35 million during the fourth quarter of 2009 from the entities acquired last year from Aviza, Inc. SPTS was formed to merge Surface Technology Systems plc (STS), the single wafer process equipment subsidiary Aviza Technology Ltd. (ATL) and the Scotts Valley, CA based thermal products business of Aviza Technology, Inc. in October 2009.
In line with the company’s policy to support its customers with total solutions, PANalytical (Almelo, the Netherlands) is pleased to announce a strategic alliance with XRF Scientific (Perth, Australia) in the field of XRF fusion technology.
Global supply of Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) is facing a shortage in 2010 and the year may end with an acute undersupply of the heavily in-demand devices unless production capacity is increased, iSuppli Corp. is warning.