NREL Scientists Create Perovskite Ink with Long Processing Window

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) created a new perovskite ink. Uniquely, NREL says that the perovskite ink has a long processing window that could enable mass production of perovskite thin film for high-efficiency solar cells. While perovskite material has proven highly efficient…

CST to Serve as Commercial Lead on CoolBlue Project; Sivers Acquires CST in Merger

UK firm, Compound Semiconductor Technologies Global Ltd (CST Global), a III-V optoelectronic semiconductor foundry, reports that the company will serve as the commercial lead of the government-funded, CoolBlue research project. Academic partners for the project are Glasgow and Aston Universities. Sivers Acquires CST Just days after reporting about the CoolBlue…

Midsummer and Clix Steel Profile Launch BIPV Metal Roof System

Midsummer, the Swedish supplier of CIGS thin-film solar cell manufacturing equipment, announced the launch of a complete solution for building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) metal roof systems together with the Swedish metal roofing company Clix Steel Profile AB. Midsummer previously developed a rapid process for producing flexible thin-film solar cells using sputtering of…

New Quantum Dots Hold Potential for Biological Imaging

Most biological tissues are almost as transparent as glass for particular frequencies of short-wavelength infrared light according to MIT researchers.  This research team fabricated tiny particles that are injectable at least into animals. From within the body, these particles emit the penetrating frequencies of short-wavelength infrared. The method may offer…

Qorvo Introduces FEMs and BAW Filters for 802.11ax Wi-Fi Connectivity

Qorvo® of Greensboro, North Carolina USA has introduced 2.4GHz and 5GHz front-end-modules (FEMs) and bulk acoustic wave (BAW) filters. The company contends that the Wi-Fi FEMs and BAW filters provide the high data throughput and superior thermal efficiency that are required for high-density 802.11ax Wi-Fi connectivity. Qorvo says that the 802.11ax…

Weekly Updates

Free Subscription to CompoundSemi Email News
I respect your privacy. I will not share your email. You can unsubscribe at any time.
AIXTRON -- The CVD Engineering Company
Veeco Epik700 MOCVD System

News From Lightimes

Top News Sectors

EPC Releases GaN Phase Nine Reliability Report

Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) of El Segundo, California USA has released its GaN Phase Nine Reliability Report. The report documents the results of a rigorous set of thermo-mechanical board level reliability testing. The new report adds to the growing knowledge base EPC previously published in its first eight reports. According …

Read More

Fraunhofer Group for Microelectronics and Leibniz Association Form Research Fab Microelectronics Germany

The Fraunhofer Group for Microelectronics is collaborating with the Leibniz Association on a cross-location research and development factory for microelectronics and nanoelectronics. They are calling this cross-location research and development technology pool, Research Fab Microelectronics Germany. Germany’s Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is funding the project. On April …

Read More

Solliance and Imec Achieve 12.4 % Efficiency for 4x4cm² Perovskite Module

Solliance, a Dutch-German-Flemish thin-film photovoltaics research initiative and Imec, the research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics, energy, and digital technologies, reported that they improved the efficiency of their 4x4cm² perovskite module. Industrial partners of the Solliance research initiative include Solartek, Dyesol, and Panasonic. The module achieved a certified conversion efficiency …

Read More

Skyworks Introduces MMIC LNA for IoT-based GNSS Applications

Skyworks of Irvine, California released the a Microwave Monolithic Integrated Circuit (MMIC) front-end low-noise amplifier (LNA) designed for IoT applications requiring Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) radio receivers. The device boasts low current consumption, excellent gain, and a superior noise figure (NF). The device includes embedded output matching components, and …

Read More