Ulvac Opens Santa Clara Office

Ulvac Technologies, Inc. of Japan, a supplier of instrumentation, production systems, and vacuum pumps for high-tech industries has opened an office in Santa Clara, California. The company says that the Silicon Valley office location gives its West Coast customers easier access to the company’s sales and service operations. Ulvac points…

CST Global to Develop Single-Photon LEDs for Network Security Applications

CST Global, a UK-based III-V optoelectronics foundry and the wholly-owned subsidiary of Sivers IMA Holding AB, reported that the company leads the gallium antimony/gallium arsenide (GaSb/GaAs) Quantum Ring Single Photon LED (QR_SPLED) project. The QR_SPLED project hopes to mass-produce low-cost, single-photon LEDs (SPLEDs). The potential application of the technology is intrinsic…

A*STAR Develops Cheaper Method of Fabricating Semiconductor Lasers on Silicon

Fabricating semiconductor lasers on silicon has been a long-held but challenging goal for the semiconductor industry. Researchers at the Data Storage Institute (DSI) of Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) claim to have developed a cheap, simple, and scalable method for manufacture them. The researchers detailed their method…

Germanium FETs with Smallest Nanowire and Gate Length Showcased

Imec unveiled new process improvements for the fabrication of next-generation devices at this week’s 2017 Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits in Kyoto, Japan.In addition, the research center says it has significantly improved the device performance and electrostatic control of high-pressure annealing (HPA) for both strained germanium p-channel FinFET and…

II-VI Direct Process 900 Direct Diode Laser Engine Now Available with 600-Watt Continuous Output

II‐VI Incorporated of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA reported that its direct diode laser engine the DirectProcess 900, is now available with 600 Watt continuous output power. This new laser lighting engine features a smaller form factor the previous DirectProcess 900 laser, and it has new network interfaces.

Materials processing applications including aluminum…

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Bookham to Acquire VCSEL Maker, Avalon Photonics

Optical component, module, and subsystem provider, Bookham Inc., of San Jose, California USA has signed an agreement to acquire Avalon Photonics of Zurich, Switzerland, a supplier of patent-protected single and multi-mode vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL) chips, arrays, and sub assemblies for sensing, datacom and measurement. Avalon specializes in …

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