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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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Fraunhofer Group for Microelectronics and Leibniz Association Form Research Fab Microelectronics Germany

The Fraunhofer Group for Microelectronics is collaborating with the Leibniz Association on a cross-location research and development factory for microelectronics and nanoelectronics. They are calling this cross-location research and development technology pool, Research Fab Microelectronics Germany. Germany’s Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is funding the project. On April …

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TriLumina to Collaborate with ADI on Creating VCSEL Module for LiDAR

TriLumina Corp. of Albuquerque, New Mexico USA announced a collaboration with Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) for producing a new integrated, solid-state illuminator module for automotive FLASH LiDAR systems. The company intends to integrate TriLumina’s Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser (VCSEL) array laser emitters with ADI’s patent pending high-speed pulse laser …

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GCI Abandons All Acquisition Plans for Aixtron

After President Barack Obama moved to block the proposed acquisition of Aixtron SE’s U.S. business (Ref: article), Grand Chip Investment has abandoned its attempted acquisition. Grand Chip Investment reported that the offer to acquire Aixtron has lapsed because the agreement requires that Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States …

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BluGlass and IQE Collaborate on Nitride Film Fabrication

Australian company, BluGlass Limited reported that it has entered into a formal Collaboration Agreement with IQE a producer of advanced semiconductor wafer products. Major global chip companies use IQE products to produce the high-performance components for applications including smartphone and wireless infrastructure and base stations, Wi-Fi, GPS, and satellite communications, …

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Carbon Nanotube Transistors Outperform Silicon

Material engineers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have created carbon nanotube transistors that outperform state-of-the-art silicon transistors. A team led by Michael Arnold and Padma Gopalan, UW–Madison professors of materials science and engineering developed the carbon nanotube transistors. The transistor achieved a current, which is 1.9 times higher than silicon …

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