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21 May 2018

BluGlass raises AUD$9.2m in share placement and offers AUD$5m share purchase plan

Firm to buy MOCVD equipment to demo RPCVD retrofitting, expand infrastructure to speed RPCVD development, and exploit market opportunities

21 May 2018

Skyworks’ March-quarter revenue grows a more-than-expected 7% year-on-year

Growth in Broad Markets mitigating softness at leading smartphone customers and US ban on ZTE

21 May 2018

Emcore’s quarterly revenue falls 22% after larger-than-expected inventory correction from main broadband CATV customer

Growth in Navigation and Chip products to offset remaining inventory overhang

18 May 2018

AMICRA becomes part of ASM Pacific Technology as ASM AMICRA Microtechnologies

AMICRA’s die bonders for advanced packaging and silicon photonics gain distribution network in Asia

18 May 2018

Kaiam partners with Broadex for manufacturing and supply of transceiver modules in China

Volume production of QSFP28 100G-CWDM4 transceivers to complement Kaiam’s in-house manufacturing in UK

17 May 2018

MACOM Japan completes sale of LR4 100G long-range optical subassembly business to CIG Shanghai

CIGTech Japan formed for contract manufacturing of TOSAs and ROSAs

17 May 2018

CST Global’s technology day helps to launch T@CST photonics collective

Expansion of compound semiconductor manufacturing site celebrated in presence of MPs and MSPs

17 May 2018

II-VI opens compound semiconductor material center of excellence in Champaign, Illinois

New manufacturing facility expands epiwafer production capacity

16 May 2018

NRL chooses Alta Devices’ flexible solar cells for Hybrid Tiger UAV

Flexible PVs plus hydrogen fuel cell and energy-aware guidance algorithms to enable flights of over 3.5 days

15 May 2018
Lowering thresholds for III-nitride vertical-cavity surface emitting lasers
Shorter cavities reduce optical losses and increase gain for optical pumping.
15 May 2018

Osram boosts efficiency of green LEDs by 40%

Typical forward voltage reduced by about 600mV to 2.6V at power density of 45A/cm2

11 May 2018
Normally-off gallium nitride nanowire transistors with inverted p-channel
Researchers create devices with +2.5V threshold voltage.
9 May 2018
Indium arsenide quantum dot laser on silicon from molecular beam epitaxy
Researchers claim first electrically pumped device using on-axis substrate.
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16 May 2018
High-voltage gallium oxide transistors with more than 1kV breakdown
Enhancement-mode, normally-on operation achieved for first time.
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30 April 2018

Widening the prospects for gallium oxide power electronics
Mike Cooke reports on research on gallium oxide as a wider-bandgap semiconductor than gallium nitride and silicon carbide.

30 April 2018

InAs-channel transistors for millimeter-wave and high-speed applications
Researchers achieve record 420GHz maximum oscillation and 410GHz/357GHz maximum oscillation/cut-off frequency balance.

30 April 2018

Tunneling to green light emission with improved efficiency performance
Researchers combine MOCVD and MBE to create LEDs with gallium nitride tunnel-junction contacts.

30 April 2018

Silicon hole injector for deep ultraviolet AlGaN diodes
Devices fabricated with 229nm emission wavelength and 160μW output power.

30 April 2018

Near-ultraviolet AlGaN laser diode on silicon
Researchers in China have claimed the first observation of room-temperature electrically injected lasing in an aluminium gallium nitride near-UV laser on silicon.

30 April 2018

Silicon photonics reaches tipping point, with transceivers shipping in volume
Market to boom for 100G then 400G, with 200G a parallel intermediate step.

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