POET to Acquire DenseLight

POET Technologies Inc. of San Jose, California USA, a developer of optoelectronics fabrication processes, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire all the shares of DenseLight Semiconductors Pte. Ltd. (DenseLight). DenseLight is a Singapore-based private designer, manufacturer, and provider of photonic sensing and optical light source products.…

MACOM Takes Legal Action Against Infineon Over Use of Nitronex Technology

MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (MACOM) of Lowell Massachusetts, reported that it has taken legal action against Infineon Technologies and International Rectifier (which Infineon acquired in 2015). MACOM intends the legal action to defend its rights to use the patented GaN-on-silicon technology for 4G/LTE and 5G networks in MACOM’s core…

Macom Initiates Legal Action Against Infineon and International Rectifier

Macom Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (Macom) of Lowell Massachusetts, reported that it has taken legal action against Infineon Technologies and International Rectifier (which Infineon acquired in 2015). Macom intends the legal action to defend its rights to use the patented GaN-on-silicon technology in Macom’s core markets. Nitronex developed the GaN-on-Silicon…

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Texas Instruments (TI) announced the availability of engineering samples of its new 600-V gallium nitride (GaN) 70-mΩ field-effect transistor (FET) power-stage. According to TI, the new 12-A LMG3410 power stage combined with its analog and digital power-conversion controllers enables smaller, more efficient and higher-performing designs compared to silicon FET-based solutions. The …

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Quantum Cascade Laser Made on Silicon

Alexander Spott at University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, led a team of researchers from across the country to build the first quantum cascade laser on silicon. Silcon’s indirect bandgap makes it difficult to build a laser out of silicon. However, diode lasers can be fabricated with III-V materials such …

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U.S. Navy Awards Raytheon $1Billion Contract for Development of Next Generation Jammer

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