Financial/Market

Alta Devices and Power Oasis Partner on Battery and Solar UAV Reference Design

Alta Devices of Sunnyvale, California USA and PowerOasis of Swindon, UK are partnering to develop a reference design to integrate solar and lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery power systems for small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). According to the companies, the UAV reference design will combine the hybrid power systems expertise of Power …

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CCR Regional Cabinet Plans £37.9 Million Compound Semi Cluster Investment

Cardiff Capital Region (CCR) Regional Cabinet agreed to invest £37.9m for the development the compound semiconductor cluster in southeast Wales, according to an article at Wales Online UK. The initiative projects that private sector investment over the next five years will add £375 million. The project organizers predict that the compound …

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U.S. Army Awards Contract to GE Aviation to Develop SiC Power Electronics for Next Generation Ground Electric Vehicles

GE Aviation of Dayton, Ohio USA, reported that the U.S. Army awarded the company a $4.1 million contract to develop and demonstrate silicon carbide-based power electronics for the high-voltage power architecture of next-generation electrical ground vehicles. “We continue to invest in silicon carbide and high-density packaging to help the U.S. …

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Aixtron to Voluntarily Delist from NASDAQ

Financially ailing, German MOCVD equipment maker, Aixtron reported that it plans to voluntarily delist its American Depositary Shares (ADSs) from The NASDAQ Global Select Market. The company also said that it intends to deregister and terminate its reporting obligations under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Aixtron says …

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