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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Kyma Catches Another Wave of MDA Backing for Native GaN

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Emcore Announces ITU G.695 Compliant CWDM Laser Diode Components

Somerset, New Jersey USA– Emcore Corporation, a leading provider of compound semiconductor-based components and subsystems for the broadband, fiber optic, satellite, and wireless communications markets, announced today the commercial availability of 1 GHz CWDM distributed feedback (DFB) packaged laser diode components in the third quarter of fiscal 2006. These new …

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Intrinsic Debuts Zero Micropipe SiC and 100mm SiC Wafers

Intrinsic Semiconductor of Dulles, Virginia USA, a privately held wide bandgap material and device manufacturer, began shipments of silicon carbide (SiC) wafers they claim are completely free of micropipes. The company also commenced shipments of 100mm (4 inch) diameter SiC wafers. The company says that their new products will help …

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Intrinsic Semiconductor Announces Commercial Shipments of Zero Micropipe ZMP Material and 100mm Silicon Carbide Wafers

Dulles, Virginia USA–Intrinsic Semiconductor, a privately held manufacturer of wide bandgap materials and devices, has commenced commercial shipments of silicon carbide (SiC) wafers completely free of micropipes, as well as 100mm (4 inch) diameter SiC wafers. Both actions will benefit current customer applications and broaden the acceptance of silicon carbide …

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