SAFC Hitech, a business segment within SAFC, a division of the Sigma-Aldrich Group, has announced it plans to invest $2m (approximately £1.2m) in expanding production of trimethylgallium (TMG) at its Bromborough, Wirral, UK manufacturing plant. The investment, which was supported by Wirral Council and The Mersey Partnership (TMP), who helped secure additional funding of £300,000 from the Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA), is expected to enable SAFC Hitech to strengthen its position as a leading supplier of TMG and satisfy the growing demand for the material in the production of high brightness LEDs (HBLEDs) for use in applications such as backlighting in flat panel television sets and energy efficient lighting
Finisar Corporation, a technology leader for fiber optic subsystems and components for communication applications, today announced the closing of its previously announced public offering of 9,936,000 shares of its Common Stock at a price to the public of $14.00 per share.
Finisar Corporation, a technology leader for fiber optic subsystems and components for communication applications, today announced that the underwriters of its previously announced public offering of Common Stock have exercised in full their over-allotment option to purchase an additional 1,147,093 shares of Common Stock from the Company and 148,907 shares from certain selling stockholders.
As a leader in systems and processes for etch, deposition and growth, Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology (OIPT) is continuously designing upgrades for its systems, processes and software as new techniques are developed. In this way the company can offer greater efficiencies and cost savings to its customers.
U.S. photovoltaic module maker Ascent Solar Technologies Inc (ASTI.O) said it signed an agreement with Kirloskar Integrated Technologies Ltd to sell its products and build a module assembly plant in India.
Veeco Instruments Inc., provider of atomic force microscopes (AFMs) to the nanoscience community, announced today that it will host the "Seeing at the Nanoscale VIII" conference at the Congress Center, Basel, Switzerland, August 30-September 1, 2010, as part of the 550th anniversary celebrations of the University of Basel.
3S PHOTONICS’ new 1915 LMA 1550nm analog DFB laser module has been successfully tested at 32Gbit/s over 20km of single mode fiber without any chromatic dispersion compensation. These promising results confirm the expected benefits of such devices for the Next-Generation of Broadband Optical Access Networks.
AIXTRON AG today announced that Tekcore Co. Ltd of Taiwan has placed a multiple order for AIXTRON’s latest MOCVD System, the AIX G5 HT, to expand their manufacturing capacity of high brightness light emitting diodes (HB-LEDs).