NTT and Tokyo Institute of Technology Develop IC Capable of Wireless transmission of 100 gigabits per second in a 300 GHz band

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT), and Tokyo Institute of Technology, have succeeded in creating the world's fastest 100 gigabit per second wireless transmission data rate in the 300 GHz band. They jointly developed the ultra high-speed wireless front-end IC that operates on a terahertz frequency band used to achieve…

NXP Releases GaN RF Power Products for 5G

At the IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS 2018) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA (12-15 June), NXP Semiconductors N.V. of Eindhoven, the Netherlands introduced new products for macro and outdoor small-cell 5G cellular networks including RF gallium nitride (GaN) wideband power transistors. NXP Predicts Future 5G Networks will Depend on GaN and…

Plasma-Therm Acquires Plasma Etch Equipment Maker CORIAL

Plasma-Therm of St. Petersburg, Florida USA, a maker of plasma etch, deposition, and advanced semiconductor packaging equipment announced the successful acquisition of CORIAL, a France-based plasma processing equipment supplier. Plasma-Therm’s plasma-processing and advanced-packaging solutions are used in research, pilot manufacturing, and volume production of wireless, photonics, solid state lighting, MEMS/NEMS,…

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SatCon Announces 3.2 Megawatts in Orders for Photovoltaic Inverters

Boston, Massachusetts USA–SatCon Technology Corporation, a developer and manufacturer of power electronics and motors for the alternative energy markets today announced that it has received multiple purchase orders from four new customers for 13 commercial grade inverters equaling 2.3 megawatts (MW), including an order from one of the largest photovoltaic …

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BridgeLux and Intematix Announce Industry Alliance to Provide IP-Secure Solutions to Solid State Lighting Integrators

Sunnyvale, California and Fremont California, USA–BridgeLux, Inc. (formerly eLite Optoelectronics), a leading supplier of energy saving, power-LED chips to high-volume solid state lighting market segments, and Intematix Corp., a leader in high performance LED phosphors, today jointly announced the formation of the Intellectual Property Secure Lighting Alliance (IPSLA). IPSLA is …

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Spire Offers GaAs Concentrator Solar Cells

Bedford, Massachusetts USA–Spire Corporation: — High Efficiency GaAs Cells to be used in Solar Concentration Systems for producing Terrestrial Power. — Cells to be produced by Spire’s Bandwidth Semiconductor subsidiary. Spire Corporation today announced that Bandwidth Semiconductor LLC, its wholly owned subsidiary, now offers custom gallium arsenide (GaAs) concentrator solar …

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Will the Real NEC Please Stand Up?

The idea of stealing intellectual property is nothing new. Counterfeit, inferior products abound around the world. Cheap knock-offs of everything from Rolexes to things in our realm such as LEDs can be easily obtained. However, one company in the home electronics arena took counterfeiting to a new level. They attempted …

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