II-VI Opens New Facility to Produce Compoundsemi Epitaxial Wafers

II‐VI Incorporated of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, reported that it has opened the company's new compoundsemi material center of excellence in Champaign, Illinois. The company intends to produce compoundsemi epitaxial wafers at the new plant. II-VI notes that its products serve growing markets in applications such as 3D sensing, optical networking, wireless…

VTT Orders EVG Resist Processing System

EV Group (EVG) of St. Florian, Austria, a supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment, reported that it received an order for the company's EVG®120 automated resist processing system from VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT). An existing customer of EVG's wafer bonding and alignment systems, the research center…

Hanergy Introduces Solar Umbrella, "Humbrella"

Hanergy, a clean energy company, announced the launch of its new product "Humbrella," a thin-film solar powered umbrella. According to the company, the Hanergy solar-powered umbrella ("Humbrella") can deliver clean, free and consistent electricity to people in energy-scarce areas of the world. At the launch of its "Lighting Africa" CSR project,…

Emcore to Design Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) for Defense Contractor

Emcore Corporation based in Alhambra, California USA, announced that it has entered into an agreement with a major U.S. defense contractor to design an Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) for navigation and airborne line-of-sight stabilization applications. Under the terms of the contract, Emcore agreed to deliver flight demonstration hardware by the end…

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Global Communication Semiconductors, Inc. (GCS) Announces High Linearity HFET Foundry Process for Wireless Infrastructure Amplifier Applications

Torrance, California USA– GCS, Inc. (Global Communication Semiconductors, Inc.) a pure-play III-V compound semiconductor wafer foundry announced today that its proprietary high performance Heterostructure FET (HFET) process will now be offered to address the high dynamic range requirement of base station driver amplifiers. “GCS has a number of proprietary FET …

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Hot Markets: WiMax, Warm Whites & “lexel”

WiMax apps appear to be driving the compound semi (CS) communications sector these days, while warm white light and “lexel” technology appear to be catching on in the fledging field of solid state lighting (SSL). The only thing down this month are the price tags of USA publicly held stocks. …

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Verigy Expects $16 to $18 Per Share for IPO

Verigy, a wholly owned subsidiary and spin-off of Agilent, has set its initial public offering at 8.5 million ordinary shares with a price of $16 to $18, according to Reuters. Agilent will own about 50 million ordinary shares or 85.5 percent, after the IPO. Verigy told Reuters it expected to …

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GCS Announces HFET Foundry Process

Global Communication Semiconductors, Inc. (GCS), a compound semiconductor foundry in Torrance, California USA, will begin offering its proprietary high linearity HFET foundry process to address the high dynamic range requirement of base station driver amplifiers. “GCS has a number of proprietary FET technologies including 0.5um and 0.25um PHEMT processes. Our …

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