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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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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