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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Anadigics Sees Strong Growth for Quarter

Anadigics, a developer of gallium arsenide (GaAs) ICs, has reported impressive growth for the first quarter of 2006. The company experienced a 63 percent increase in its revenue over the same period one year ago. The company announced that their revenue grew about 7 percent over the previous quarter despite …

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SMI Announces the Appointment of Mr. Dan Mentel as Operations Manager

Piscataway, New Jersey USA–Structured Materials Industries, Inc. (SMI) has appointed Mr. Dan Mentel as Operations Manager. Mr. Mentel brings a wealth of experience in MOCVD production and equipment servicing. Mr. Mentel began his career at Emcore and stayed with the TurboDisc Division when it was acquired by Veeco, holding positions …

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Frost & Sullivan Releases Thermal Management Report

For the engineers and designers that have ever thought that thermal management optimization for a particular application takes too long, you apparently are not alone. Frost and Sullivan has come out with a report explaining that although there is a proliferation of thermal management technology, modeling and developing heat dispersion …

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APT Breaks Ground on SiC Wafer Fab

Advanced Power Technology, a company soon to be acquired by Microsemi Corp., has reportedly begun construction of its silicon carbide (SiC) wafer fab in Bend, Oregon USA. The groundbreaking ceremony featured a keynote address by Senator Gordon Smith, a republican from Oregon. The event follows a licensing agreement the company …

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Fujitsu and Mitsui Launch QD Laser, Inc., Optical Device Venture for Commercialization of Quantum Dot Lasers

Tokyo, Japan–Fujitsu Limited and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. today announced that they have established a new optical device venture, QD Laser, Inc. (“QDL”), leveraging venture capital funding from both companies and Fujitsu’s quantum dot laser technology. Quantum dots, from which the new venture takes its name, are semiconductor particles that …

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