The University of Tokyo and Mitsubishi Electric Showed New Method for Enhancing SiC Reliability

The University of Tokyo and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation reported having developed what they believe to be an all-new mechanism for improving the reliability of silicon carbide (SiC) power semiconductor devices. The researchers initially reported the achievement at The International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM2018) in San Francisco, California on December 3…

Inergy Kodiak Extreme Portable Generator to Feature Transphorm's GaN Technology

Transphorm Inc. along with solar energy innovator Inergy and design partner Telcodium Inc. announced that the upcoming Inergy Kodiak Extreme employs high-voltage GaN technology. The soon-to-be-released Kodiak Extreme portable electric generator from Inergy utilizes a photovoltaic (PV) inverter and battery charger integrating Transphorm’s JEDEC-qualified GaN platform. [caption id="attachment_287821" align="alignleft" width="277"]…

G&H Installs Veeco SPECTOR IBS Optical Coating System

Gooch & Housego (G&H), a supplier of high quality super-polished optical components, announced the successful installation of Veeco’s SPECTOR® Ion Beam Sputtering (IBS) Optical Coating System. The installation of the SPECTOR IBS Optical Coating System at G&H’s Moorpark, California facility supports G&H’s growing portfolio of optics for visible, ultraviolet, and…

AquiSense Partnering with U.S. EPA and Washington University on UV LED Disinfection System Research and Development

AquiSense Technologies reported that it signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Washington University to further advance UV LED disinfection system development. For the CRADA partnership, AquiSense is working with US EPA researchers at the National Homeland Security Research Center (NHSRC)…

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Filtronic plc In Talks to Sell Wireless Infrastructure Businesses

Filtronic plc of London reported Friday that it is in talks to sell its wireless infrastructure businesses to US group, Powerwave Technologies Inc. Specifically the exclusive talks are to sell the transmit and receive module and power amplifier businesses to the US company, according to an article by Reuters news …

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SSLS 2006 This Week in Taiwan

Don’t expect anyone who’s a true shaker/mover in the international solid state lighting (SSL) supply chain to be in their offices this week. They’ll all be at the Ambassador Hotel in Hsinchu, Taiwan at the fourth annual international Solid State Lighting Suppliers Forum, SSLS 2006, the event formerly known as …

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SMI Completes Phase II of SBIR Program to Produce Antimonide HBTs

Structured Materials Industries, Inc. (SMI) reports that it has completed Phase II of a small business innovative research (SBIR) program sponsored by the US Missile Defense Agency (MDA). SMI teamed with Sarnoff Corporation to produce antimonide-based hetero-junction bipolar transistors (HBTs) to enables very low voltage operation. The company reportedly reached …

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