Due to weaker demand from Asia and continued softness in telecom infrastructure markets, TriQuint has lowered its 2003 revenue estimate from at least $320 million to somewhere between $290 million and $310 million.
The F1.15 Compound Semiconductor subcommittee, organized by ASTM International, is looking for input to help provide test methods and practices to improve the productivity of the compound semiconductor industry worldwide.
A high price-tag has held back the uptake of white LEDs for many lighting applications. In an interview with Opto & Laser Europe magazine, Frank Steranka, vice-president of research and development at Lumileds, describes the company's strategy for creating cheaper, brighter devices.
Novalux, a semiconductor laser company located in Sunnyvale, California, has secured an additional $16 million dollars in venture capital funding to continue developing and manufacturing its NECSEL (Novalux extended cavity surface emitting laser) technology platform.
Xanoptix and Tyco Electronics have signed a manufacturing agreement for 2D VCSEL transceivers, Endwave has acquired synthesizer product and related assets from Verticom, and Unaxis Semiconductors has appointed a new president.