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Two Especially Important CS-Related Events Underway in the USA This Week

Two events of special importance to the compound semiconductor industry are underway this week: IEEE’s International Microwave Symposium (MTT-S) in Boston, Massachusetts, and the Fifth International High Temperature Electronics Conference (HiTEC) in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Although far from similar in size… MTT being huge while HiTEC fosters the more club-like …

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Novotech Acquires Majority Interest in Riotech

Novotech, Inc. (Acton, MA USA), a relative newcomer to the CS infrastructure as a global supplier of specialty metals , has acquired a majority interest in Riotech, Inc., a semiconductor and specialty materials shaping and polishing plant, which is located in Lakeside, Arizona. Novotech is unique in the US in …

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CompoundSemi.com Launches as the Industry’s Most Comprehensive Online Resource

CompoundSemi.com, was officially launched today, dedicated to promoting the burgeoning global compound semiconductor industry. Special features of this new industry hub are a continuous Trade Show, Job Fair, and unique Newsroom. The Compound Semiconductors Online "hub" revolves around a number of generic URLs that have been in place and serving …

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CompoundSemi.com Launches as the Industry’s Most Comprehensive Online Resource

CompoundSemi.com, was officially launched today, dedicated to promoting the burgeoning global compound semiconductor industry. Special features of this new industry hub are a continuous Trade Show, Job Fair, and unique Newsroom. The Compound Semiconductors Online "hub" revolves around a number of generic URLs that have been in place and serving …

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Uniroyal Technology Announces Sterling Semiconductor Contract Award for Development of HBT

In the first news out of Sterling Semiconductor since UTCI’s acquisition of the innovative SiC development company, Uniroyal Technology Corporation (Nasdaq: UTCI ) today announced that its new Sterling subsidiary has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy to develop advanced heterojunction bipolar transistor (HBT) devices, based on SiC …

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Vitesse Introduces 3.2Gb/s Laser Driver for 10Gb Ethernet, SONET/SDH OC-48 and Fibre Channel Applications

Vitesse Semiconductor Corp. (Nasdaq: VTSS) today introduced the VSC7928 –which Vitesse boosts as the industry’s only 3.2Gb/s diode laser driver targeted at next generation 10Gb/s Ethernet, SONET/SDH OC-48, Fibre Channel, and DWDM equipment manufacturers. With a maximum modulation current of 100mA, the VSC7928 can be matched to a wide variety …

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BMDO Tracking & Backing Blue Laser Progress

The US Department of Defense’s Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (BMDO) has a long, strong history as a financial, technical, and emotional supporter of blue spectrum laser diode development. In a recent article of BMDO’s quarterly UPDATE publication, titled Future So Blue, progress updates are provided from Northwestern University, CREE Inc., …

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