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Researchers Demonstrate Both Electronically and Optically Active 3-D Photonic Crystal

Researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, have demonstrated the first optoelectronically active 3-D photonic crystal. Uniquely, the material can both produce light from electricity (being electrically active) and direct light (being optically active). The researchers started with a template of closely packed spheres. Then they deposited gallium arsenide (GaAs) …

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Silicon-based Digital Counter, Nitride LED Integrated on Single Chip

Another group of researchers have demonstrated an LED chip on a silicon substrate. (See aricle about Bridgelux advance on silicon) Researchers at Toyohashi University of Technology have demonstrated a one bit opto electronic integrated circuit-based counter circuit with an optical output. The optical output comes from the integration of silicon …

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Strategy Analytics Reports Continued Growth of 2010 LED and Optical Markets

Strategy Analytics found that the optoelectronics segment of the compound semiconductor industry continued to grow into the close of 2010. The company found that the growth was driven by trends like broader adoption of LEDs for general and automotive lighting applications, as well as increased performance demand by the optical …

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BluGlass Investigates InGaN Solar Cells; Signs Sales and Marketing Agreement with BLK of Korea

BluGlass revealed that BLK of Korea has signed an exclusive sales and marketing agreement for the company’s RPCVD technology for the next two years. Under the terms of the agreement, BLK will acquire a BLG-150 deposition tool to produce LEDs and establish its RPCVD plant in Gwanju Technology Park. BluGlass …

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Arima is AIX 2800G4-R AlGaInP MOCVD System’s Launch Customer

Aachen/Germany–AIXTRON AG is pleased to announce the first order for its new AIX 2800G4-R MOCVD reactor from Arima Optoelectronics in Taiwan. The AIX 2800G4-R system will be installed at Arima’s state-of-the-art cleanrooms in Taoyuan, Taiwan. Arima will qualify the system for high volume production of AlGaInP based ultra-high brightness red …

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Tokuyama Installs Aixtron Epitaxy Reactor for Development of AlGaN UV LEDs

Tokuyama Corporation of Japan, a company renowned for having the largest aluminum nitride plant, has purchased the Aixtron 200/4 RF-S epitaxy reactor for the development and production of aluminum gallium nitride (AlGaN)-based ultraviolet LEDs. Aixtron reported that Tokuyama Corporation successfully installed and started the machine at its research and development …

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Tokuyama Corporation successfully starts up AIXTRON MOCVD System for development and production of UV LEDs

Aachen, Germany — AIXTRON AG is pleased to announce the successful start-up of an AIXTRON 200/4 RF-S epitaxy reactor at Tokuyama, Japan. The system is used for the development and production of AlGaN based ultra-violet light emitting diodes (UV-LEDs) and is installed at the Tokuyama R&D center in Tsukuba, Japan. …

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Cree Announces Expanded Patent Cross License with Nichia

Durham, North Carolina USA–Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) today announced that Cree and Nichia Corporation have entered into an agreement that expands their cross license arrangements announced in 2002 and 2005 to include additional patents relating to white LED technology and certain Cree patents relating to nitride lasers. The agreement also …

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Strategy Analytics:Compound Semiconductor Industry Mergers & Acquisitions Draw Q3 2006 to a Close

Freescale Joins Private Equity Ranks while Epistar Targets Two More Competitors Boston, Massachusetts USA–The Strategy Analytics GaAs and Compound Semiconductor Technologies (GaAs) Service, releasing its regular analysis of compound semiconductor industry news covering microelectronics, optoelectronics and materials/equipment markets, highlights a high number of joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions in …

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