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Argo AI Acquires Princeton Lightwave

Argo AI, a robotics and artificial intelligence firm with financial backing of Ford Motor Co. as part of Ford’s self-driving car efforts, has acquired Princeton Lightwave Inc (PLI) of Cranbury, New Jersey, USA. Startup firm Princeton Lightwave produces indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs)-based near-infrared/shortwave-infrared (SWIR) single-photon detectors including LiDAR (light detection …

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Wolfspeed Showcases GaN RF Devices for Military Applications

Wolfspeed, a Cree Company, is highlighting the importance of its GaN-on-SiC RF devices in providing solutions for modern military communications. Wolfspeed says its RF devices support mobile military communications and counter-IED requirements. The company also says that specifically, its RF devices support the design and advancement of more efficient broadband …

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Applied Optoelectronics Introduces 100 Gbps PIN PD Array

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. of Sugarland, Texas reported the development of 100 Gigabits per second (Gbps) PIN photodiode (PD) arrays for high-speed optical receivers. The high-performance InGaAs PIN PD array is a front illuminated photodiode with high responsivity, a large modulation bandwidth, and low dark current. Applied Optoelectronics designed the 4×25 …

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PIRT Introduces MegaPixel, SWIR camera With No ITAR Export Restrictions

Princeton Infrared Technologies, Inc. (PIRT) of Monmouth Junction, New Jersey USA, has introduced what it says is the world’s first megapixel, shortwave-infrared (SWIR) camera with no ITAR export restrictions. Princeton Infrared bases their imaging products including this new SWIR camera on indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs), shortwave-infrared detector technology. The visible-SWIR …

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CST Global to Develop Single-Photon LEDs for Network Security Applications

CST Global, a UK-based III-V optoelectronics foundry and the wholly-owned subsidiary of Sivers IMA Holding AB, reported that the company leads the gallium antimony/gallium arsenide (GaSb/GaAs) Quantum Ring Single Photon LED (QR_SPLED) project. The QR_SPLED project hopes to mass-produce low-cost, single-photon LEDs (SPLEDs). The potential application of the technology is intrinsic …

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New Quantum Dots Hold Potential for Biological Imaging

Most biological tissues are almost as transparent as glass for particular frequencies of short-wavelength infrared light according to MIT researchers.  This research team fabricated tiny particles that are injectable at least into animals. From within the body, these particles emit the penetrating frequencies of short-wavelength infrared. The method may offer …

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Qorvo Introduces FEMs and BAW Filters for 802.11ax Wi-Fi Connectivity

Qorvo® of Greensboro, North Carolina USA has introduced 2.4GHz and 5GHz front-end-modules (FEMs) and bulk acoustic wave (BAW) filters. The company contends that the Wi-Fi FEMs and BAW filters provide the high data throughput and superior thermal efficiency that are required for high-density 802.11ax Wi-Fi connectivity. Qorvo says that the 802.11ax …

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