MACOM Launches Low Noise Wideband Amp

MACOM Technology Solutions Inc. of Lowell, Massachusetts USA, introduced the MAAL-011141-DIE.  MACOM’s MAAL-011141-DIE wideband low noise amplifier operates from DC to 28 GHz According to MACOM, the MAAL-011141-DIE offers low noise figure across the full frequency range. The company says that this low noise figure enables signal integrity for wideband…

New Monocrystal Ultra-Clean Sapphire Wafers for MicroLEDs

Monocrystal of Stravopol, Russia, announced the release of its new Ultra-Clean sapphire wafers. The company says it applied its cleaning technology to achieve a breakthrough in wafer surface quality. According to Monocrystal, high-precision optoelectronic applications including microLEDs require such high surface quality sapphire wafers. Furthermore, a number of leading LED producers are…

GaN Systems Again Sponsors CPSS GaN Inverter Design Competition

GaN Systems reports that it is again sponsoring the annual China Power Supply Society (CPSS) design competition. The CPSS, the China Power Society Science Popularization Committee, and the Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics are conducting a contest to design highly efficient, high power density, GaN-based inverters. The third annual competition’s…

UCSB Orders New Riber MBE System for Chalcogenides Research

Riber of Bezons, France, reported that the University of California Santa Barbara, USA, has ordered a research MBE system, model Compact 21 T. The university intends to use the system to research on chalcogenides, a class of materials that some expect to have applications in detecting and emitting light in…

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Intematix Announces Key Win for Solid State Lighting LED Phosphor Technology with Taiwan’s Kingbright Electronic Co. Ltd.

Fremont, California, USA – Adding to recent industry wins, phosphor experts, Intematix Corporation of Fremont, California, demonstrated another key addition to its customer list by announcing today that it will provide its industry-leading line of patent-backed phosphors to Taiwan’s Kingbright Electronic Co. Ltd. This partnership brings together the wide range …

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Avago Introduces Optocoupler to Drive Integrated Power Modules

Avago Technologies has introduced a new optocoupler they say is optimized for reliability and performance in driving the intelligent power modules (IPMs) and integrated-gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs) used for motor control in heavy industrial equipment. According to Avago, the ACPL-4800 optocoupler meets the most stringent IPM performance specifications and it …

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Avago Technologies Introduces Intelligent Power Module/Gate Drive Interface Optocoupler

Device Offers Industry’s Highest Common-Mode Rejection of 30 kV/microsecond at 1.0 kV Böblingen, Germany–Avago Technologies today introduced a new optocoupler optimized for reliability and performance in driving the intelligent power modules (IPMs) and integrated-gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs) used for motor control in heavy industrial equipment. Avago’s ACPL-4800 optocoupler meets the …

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Northrop Grumman Corporation achieves Nitride HEMT success with Thomas Swan MOCVD

Aachen, Germany–Aixtron AG today announced that Northrop Grumman Corp. has been able to quickly achieve outstanding material quality and uniformity for AlGaN/GaN on silicon carbide (SiC) high electron mobility transistor (HEMT) devices on their Thomas Swan Close Coupled Showerhead (CCS) epitaxial growth production system. The 7×3” CCS MOCVD production system …

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