Infinera Closes Acquisition of Coriant and Becomes One of the Largest Optical Network Equipment Providers

Infinera of Sunnyvale, California USA, a provider of intelligent transport networks, announced the closing of its acquisition of Coriant, a privately held global supplier of open network solutions. According to Infinera, the acquisition positions it as one of the largest vertically integrated optical network equipment suppliers in the world. The closing…

SINANO Uses Picosun's Plasma-ALD System to Produce High-Quality Titanium Nitride (TiN)

Picosun Group, a provider of atomic layer deposition (ALD) equipment based in Finland, and the Suzhou Institute of Nano-Tech and Nano-Bionics (SINANO) report that Picosun's plasma-ALD technology successfully deposited a high-quality thin-film titanium nitride (TiN). Since the beginning of 2017. SINANO and Picosun have collaborated to develop advanced high-electron-mobility transistors…

STMicroelectronics and Leti to Develop GaN-on-Silicon Technology for Power Conversion

STMicroelectronics, based in Geneva, Switzerland, and Leti, a research institute of CEA Tech, announced their cooperation to industrialize gallium nitride)-on-silicon (GaN-on-Si) technologies for power switching devices. ST says that this power GaN-on-Si technology will enable the company to address high-efficiency, high-power applications including automotive on-board chargers for hybrid and electric…

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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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Supplier’s Challenge

The compound semi (CS) industry has bridged so many technology vs. applications gaps over the decades that it should be able to take the current solid state lighting (SSL) “tech vs. apps” divide in stride. When you hear the lament that there’s a tremendous disparity between solid state lighting (SSL) …

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Veeco Ganzilla II Again Selected by Taiwanese HB-LED Manufacturers

Veeco Instruments, a maker of metal organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) systems, has reportedly received several multi-unit orders for its GaNzilla II system from Taiwanese HB-LED makers. Some of the Taiwanese customers include Huga Optotech Inc., Highlink Technology Corp., Epitech Technology Corporation. The current orders add to the GaNzilla II …

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