Project QBARKA to Focus on Ultra-High Resolution Magneto Imaging Exploiting Barkhausen Effect

The Compound Semiconductor Centre (CSC) based in Cardiff, UK announced the award of project support from Innovate UK’s Quantum Technology program. Project QBARKA will focus on developing a new method for ultra-high resolution magneto-imaging of metallic microstructure. The new magneto-imaging technique will exploit the Barkhausen effect in ferromagnetic materials. Magnetic…

Vertical Prototype of 1200V GaN Transistors Presented

At the International Electron Devices Meeting of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, researchers from MIT, Columbia University, semiconductor firm IQE, IBM, and the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology, introduced a new design gallium nitride (GaN) transistor that, in tests, allowed GaN power devices to manage voltages of…

Osram Opto Semiconductors Gives Monocrystal 'Integration Partner' Status

Monocrystal, a Russian-based synthetic sapphire growing and processing firm, reported that Osram Opto Semiconductors has awarded the company the status of “Integration Partner.” The Integration Partner status gives Monocrystal the highest possible supplier grade with Osram Opto Semiconductors GmbH. Osram operates an efficient Supplier Classification Program to evaluate and qualify…

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Veeco Introduces Two Scanning Probe Microscope Products

Veeco has introduced two new scanning probe microscope products. The Multimode V SPM and the Dimension V SPM. Both feature the company’s Nanoscope controller which the company says enables researchers to see faster molecular scale events, capture more information in every image and work with "one-button" simplicity. The MultiMode SPM …

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Kyma Signs Cooperative Agreement With NRL

Kyma Technologies, headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina USA, has signed an agreement with the US Naval Research Laboratory to research and develop gallium nitride (GaN) field effect transistor (FET) technology. The goal of the cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) with the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) is to advance …

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