Solar Cell Achieves 41.2% Efficiency at 744 Suns

A team of researchers from George Washington University, US Naval Research Laboratory, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Sotera Defense Solutions of Annapolis Junction, MD, USA, Semprius Inc, of Durham, NC, USA have worked together on developing a new high-efficiency solar cell prototype. [caption id="attachment_286391" align="alignnone" width="537"] Researchers create 5-junction solar…

Veeco CNT (previously Ultratech) Ships 500th ALD System

At the ALD Conference 2017 in Denver, Colorado, Veeco announced that its recently acquired company Ultratech/Cambridge Nanotech (now known as Veeco CNT), has shipped its 500th Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) system to North Carolina State University. At the end of May 2017, Veeco acquired Ultratech, Inc., a supplier of inspection, lithography,…

GT Introduces SiC Production Solution

GT Advanced Technologies Corporation (GT) of Merrimack, New Hampshire USA, has launched a silicon carbide production solution for commercial sale. According to GT, the production solution can produce high-quality, semiconductor grade, six-inch silicon carbide boules with a stable and repeatable process. The company contends that its complete silicon carbide production…

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Skyworks Debuts High-Power Bluetooth PA

Skyworks Solutions says it has introduced a new category of high-power Bluetooth® power amplifier (PA) solutions for Mobile Applications. The new category starts with the PA, SKY85018-11. Skyworks says that the product targets Wi-Fi enabled smartphones, tablets and other portable devices. The SKY85018-11 is a highly integrated device that Skyworks says is particularly suited …

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