Solar Cell Achieves 41.2% Efficiency at 744 Suns

A team of researchers from George Washington University, US Naval Research Laboratory, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Sotera Defense Solutions of Annapolis Junction, MD, USA, Semprius Inc, of Durham, NC, USA have worked together on developing a new high-efficiency solar cell prototype. [caption id="attachment_286391" align="alignnone" width="537"] Researchers create 5-junction solar…

Veeco CNT (previously Ultratech) Ships 500th ALD System

At the ALD Conference 2017 in Denver, Colorado, Veeco announced that its recently acquired company Ultratech/Cambridge Nanotech (now known as Veeco CNT), has shipped its 500th Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) system to North Carolina State University. At the end of May 2017, Veeco acquired Ultratech, Inc., a supplier of inspection, lithography,…

GT Introduces SiC Production Solution

GT Advanced Technologies Corporation (GT) of Merrimack, New Hampshire USA, has launched a silicon carbide production solution for commercial sale. According to GT, the production solution can produce high-quality, semiconductor grade, six-inch silicon carbide boules with a stable and repeatable process. The company contends that its complete silicon carbide production…

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DMG and Svedice to Form Partnership

DMG Technologies and Svedice announced the formation of a strategic partnership. According to DMG, the agreement will allow them to incorporate Svedice-designed products into their own optical subassemblies. Additionally DMG will distribute Svedice products in North America. DMG, located in Monterey Park, California USA, is a manufacturer of optical sub …

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Skyworks to Leverage New BiFET Technology

Skyworks solutions of Woburn, Massachusetts USA, a RF solutions maker, announced that it will leverage bipolar field effect transistor (BiFET process technology for its gallium arsenide (GaAs)-based products. Skywork’s BiFETs integrate indium gallium phosphide (InGaP)-based heterojunction bipolar transistors (HBTs) with field effect transistors (FETs) on the same GaAs substrate. The …

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Avago Technologies’ Ultra-Low-Noise Amplifier for GPS Handsets Named 2005 Product of the Year by analogZONE

Böblingen, Germany– Avago Technologies today announced that its ALM-1106 ultra-low-noise amplifier (LNA) module used for enhancing performance in GPS handsets has been named a 2005 Product of the Year by analogZONE. Each year analogZONE recognizes award winners for product design and performance, likely contribution to the field of analog engineering …

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WJ Communications Announces New Board Member

San Jose, California USA — WJ Communications, Inc., a leading designed and supplier of RF solutions for the wireless infrastructure and RFID reader markets, announced the appointment of Bob Whelton to its Board of Directors, effective February 27, 2006. Mr. Whelton is currently an executive vice president of operations for …

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Skyworks Unveils Breakthrough BiFET Process

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