The University of Tokyo and Mitsubishi Electric Showed New Method for Enhancing SiC Reliability

The University of Tokyo and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation reported having developed what they believe to be an all-new mechanism for improving the reliability of silicon carbide (SiC) power semiconductor devices. The researchers initially reported the achievement at The International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM2018) in San Francisco, California on December 3…

Inergy Kodiak Extreme Portable Generator to Feature Transphorm's GaN Technology

Transphorm Inc. along with solar energy innovator Inergy and design partner Telcodium Inc. announced that the upcoming Inergy Kodiak Extreme employs high-voltage GaN technology. The soon-to-be-released Kodiak Extreme portable electric generator from Inergy utilizes a photovoltaic (PV) inverter and battery charger integrating Transphorm’s JEDEC-qualified GaN platform. [caption id="attachment_287821" align="alignleft" width="277"]…

G&H Installs Veeco SPECTOR IBS Optical Coating System

Gooch & Housego (G&H), a supplier of high quality super-polished optical components, announced the successful installation of Veeco’s SPECTOR® Ion Beam Sputtering (IBS) Optical Coating System. The installation of the SPECTOR IBS Optical Coating System at G&H’s Moorpark, California facility supports G&H’s growing portfolio of optics for visible, ultraviolet, and…

AquiSense Partnering with U.S. EPA and Washington University on UV LED Disinfection System Research and Development

AquiSense Technologies reported that it signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Washington University to further advance UV LED disinfection system development. For the CRADA partnership, AquiSense is working with US EPA researchers at the National Homeland Security Research Center (NHSRC)…

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G&H Installs Veeco SPECTOR IBS Optical Coating System

Gooch & Housego (G&H), a supplier of high quality super-polished optical components, announced the successful installation of Veeco’s SPECTOR® Ion Beam Sputtering (IBS) Optical Coating System. The installation of the SPECTOR IBS Optical Coating System at G&H’s Moorpark, California facility supports G&H’s growing portfolio of optics for visible, ultraviolet, and …

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SUNY Poly Researchers Awarded Two Nanoscience and Nanoengineering Grants Totalling $330,000

SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) in Albany, New York USA, reported that two professors were awarded a total of $330,000 funding from two separate nanoscience and nanoengineering-focused grants. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) awarded the professor of Nanoscience, Dr. Serge Oktyabrsky $200,000 for research attempting to demonstrate a novel …

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Philips Photonics Ships One Billionth VCSEL

Philips Photonics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Royal Philips Electronics based in Ulm, Germany, reports that it has shipped one billion vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs). Philips Photonics has served as the lead partner of the European “VIDaP” project (VCSEL Pilot Line for Illumination, Datacom and Power Applications). This recently completed project …

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InnoScience Orders Multiple Aixtron MOCVD Systems to Ramp Production of GaN-on-Si Power Devices

Aixtron of Herzogenrath, Germany, reported that InnoScience Technology Co., Ltd ordered multiple AIX G5+ C MOCVD systems. The China-based company intends to use the systems to develop GaN (gallium nitride) power devices. Aixtron says all of the cluster tools will feature a 5×200 mm configuration. InnoScience plans to use the …

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