Advanced Sensors

NTNU Researchers Grow GaAs Nanowires on Graphene and Form Spin-off, CrayoNano

Researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) have successfully grown GaAs nanowires on graphene. The technology underpinning their approach was recently described in a publication of Nano Letters. The patented method of growing semiconductor nanowires on atomically thin graphene uses MBE (molecular beam epitaxy) to grow the …

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Osaka University Selects AIXTRON System for Novel Biosensors

Aachen/Germany– AIXTRON SE today announced that Osaka University in Japan has placed an order for an AIXTRON BM* Pro system, capable of handling 4-inch substrates. The order was placed in the third quarter of 2012. Professor Matsumoto and Assistant Professor Maehashi will lead the researchers at the Department of Semiconductor …

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NASA to Develop Infrared Detectors that Require Less Cooling

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory has been selected to develop new technologies that could change the way we look at planets from above. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California USA, will use advanced compound semiconductor materials to develop new technologies for the High Operating Temperature Infrared Sensor Demonstration. The higher …

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Skyworks Unveils Stand-Alone, High-Dynamic Range Power Detectors for 3G and LTE Smart Phones and Datacards

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. of Woburn, Massachusetts USA, added high dynamic range power detectors for smart phones and datacards to its product portfolio. Skyworks reports that its detectors address the need for small, stand-alone solutions that are compatible with various baseband architectures and accommodate multiple 3G and LTE band combinations. These …

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IMEC Showcases AlGaN-on-Si Extreme Ultraviolet Imager

At the International Electronic Devices Meeting in San Francisco, IMEC presented an ultra-thin AlGaN-on-Si extreme ultraviolet (EUV) imager. The EUV imager, which was developed in collaboration with CRHEA/CNRS (France) and the Royal Observatory of Belgium in the framework of the BOLD project of the European Space Agency (ESA), boasts a …

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Veeco Introduces AFM-Raman Systems for Physical and Life Sciences

Easy-to-Use, Seamless Integration of Advanced Complimentary Techniques Plainview, New York USA–Veeco Instruments Inc., the leading provider of atomic force microscopy technology to the nanoscience community, announced today the release of the IRIS(TM) models for Innova(R) and BioScope(TM) Catalyst(TM) Atomic Force Microscopes (AFMs) to provide superior integration and accessibility for combined …

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