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July 2019

19 July 2019

Silicon carbide power device market growing at 29% CAGR to $1.93bn in 2024, driven by EV market

19 July 2019

Altum RF expands Eindhoven office with RF Test Lab

19 July 2019

Veeco presenting at ALD/ALE 2019 conference

18 July 2019

High-electron-mobility III-nitride on 3C silicon carbide template on silicon

18 July 2019

Teradyne launches test system for 5G mmWave semiconductors

18 July 2019

BluGlass awarded US patent for buried activated p-GaN in tunnel junctions

18 July 2019

POET reschedules shareholder meeting to allow more time for internal approvals of DenseLight sale

17 July 2019

Unity-SC demos capability for detecting non-scattering potential killer defects on GaAs substrates for VCSEL maker

17 July 2019

SiC- and GaN-based power electronics to boost automotive semiconductor efficiencies and profitability

17 July 2019

Raytheon submits Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor proposal

16 July 2019

NEDO, Sharp and Toyota to begin public road trials of electric vehicles with high-efficiency solar cells

15 July 2019

Skyworks’ sustainability report shows increased efficiencies across all major environmental categories

15 July 2019

High-power LED market to grow at 4.5% CAGR from $4.5bn in 2019 to $5.6bn in 2024

12 July 2019

III-V Components awarded patent for MTZ-Block multi-temperature substrate holder

12 July 2019

QSFP-DD MSA Group adds updated Common Management Interface Specification 4.0 and Hardware Specification 5.0

12 July 2019

Emcore cuts June-quarter revenue guidance from $20-22m to $17-17.5m

11 July 2019

Extremely low-excess-noise and high-sensitivity APDs developed using AlAsSb lattice matched to InP

11 July 2019

Seoul Semiconductor sues Conrad Electronic

11 July 2019

SemiLEDs quarterly revenue rises 7% to $1.75m, while new loan agreements cover ongoing losses

11 July 2019

Gallium nitride quantum well high-electron-mobility transistors

11 July 2019

Akash raises $14.5m in Series A round

11 July 2019

UKRPIF making £30m investment in new Centre for Integrative Semiconductor Materials at Swansea University

11 July 2019

ROHM’s new compact high-output-lens LEDs eliminate light leakage countermeasures in vehicle instrument clusters

10 July 2019

TowerJazz, Cadence and Lumerical deliver silicon photonics and SiGe integrated PDK with complete optical transceiver design environment, targeting 400Gb and 800Gb data-center and telecom applications

10 July 2019

Laser diode market to grow to $14bn in 2029, with direct-diode lasers contributing $2bn

10 July 2019

NeoPhotonics appoints Dr Yanbing Li to board

10 July 2019

Bridgelux boosts third-generation EB Series LED products to 200lm/W while expanding color point and form-factor options

10 July 2019

Skyworks launches front-end modules for Wi-Fi 6 applications

9 July 2019

Picosun launches ALD product platform for up to 200mm wafer applications

9 July 2019

Ascatron secures €3.5m funding for 3DSiC product development

9 July 2019

ClassOne opens new Technology Development Center

9 July 2019

Plasma-Therm wins four ‘RANKED 1st’ awards in VLSIresearch’s 2019 Customer Satisfaction Survey

9 July 2019

OEM Group launches Torrent Spray Acid Tool

8 July 2019

EVG earns seventh consecutive triple win in VLSIresearch annual Customer Satisfaction Survey

8 July 2019

NeoPhotonics shipping early limited volumes of single and quad 53Gbaud GaAs linear driver ICs for silicon photonics modulators in 100G-per-wavelength DR1 and DR4 data-center transceivers

8 July 2019

BluGlass brings online BLG-300II upgraded RPCVD system

8 July 2019

Hamamatsu to construct second building at Shingai Factory

8 July 2019

Osram supports public takeover offer of €35 per share from Bain Capital and Carlyle Group

8 July 2019

Empower launches single-band GaN amplifiers for product testing at 600-6000MHz.

8 July 2019

Deadline of 15 July set for Finisar stockholders’ vote on form of merger with II-VI

8 July 2019

Atlas Copco completes acquisition of Brooks’ cryogenics business

5 July 2019

Fraunhofer ISE inaugurates Center for Power Electronics and Sustainable Grids

4 July 2019

Light Communications Alliance formed

4 July 2019

Ultra-low-power light-emitting diodes for Internet of Things and smart dust

3 July 2019

GaN and SiC power semiconductor market to grow from $400m to $3bn by 2025

3 July 2019

Skyworks launches 5G antenna aperture tuning switch

3 July 2019

Plessey presents micro-LED display technology for AR & MR devices at Micro LEDforum

2 July 2019

Aixtron delivers 3x2” CCS MOCVD system to Nagoya University for DUV opto device research

2 July 2019

Rockley Photonics raises $52m in first close of Series E investment round

2 July 2019

PowerAmerica names deputy director & CTO Victor Veliadis as executive director

2 July 2019

pSemi announces new leadership structure

2 July 2019

pSemi’s chairman & CTO Cable to spearhead Murata’s semiconductor R&D growth plans

2 July 2019

Finisar’s quarterly revenue falls 5.3% due to drop in sales of 40G-and-lower transceivers and VCSEL arrays for 3D applications

1 July 2019

AKHAN appoints vice admiral Charles W. Moore Jr to board

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June 2019

30 June 2019

Latest issue of Semiconductor Today now available

28 June 2019

VCSEL market growing at 31% CAGR to $3.7bn in 2024, driven by new smartphone and automotive functionalities

27 June 2019

Conductive penetration of aluminium nitride buffers on silicon substrates

27 June 2019

Lumileds issues its first sustainability report

27 June 2019

Arralis expanding into USA

26 June 2019

CST Global presents at AOP 2019 on how to ‘design in’ ridge-waveguide DFB laser longevity

26 June 2019

Littelfuse breaks ground on new power semiconductor assembly facility in Philippines

26 June 2019

Lake Shore’s all-in-one instrument offers complete Hall measurement and analysis

26 June 2019

Plessey’s GaN-on-Si micro-LED emissive display wins two Electronics Industry Awards

26 June 2019

Transphorm adds second 900V GaN FET, targeting three-phase industrial power supplies and automotive converters

25 June 2019

UnitedSiC adds 4-lead Kelvin device to UF3C FAST FET series

24 June 2019

OIPT launches Atomfab high-volume ALD for GaN power device passivation

24 June 2019

Sanan IC adds 150mm 650V GaN-on-Si E-HEMT process to wafer foundry portfolio for power electronics

24 June 2019

EVG investing €30m to expand capacity at HQ

24 June 2019

Nanometrics and Rudolph agree merger

24 June 2019

Highlights from PCIM Europe: power semiconductor market slowing, says IHS Markit

24 June 2019

SLD Laser demos high-power blue laser modules for materials processing applications

24 June 2019

TriLumina launches first surface-mount flip-chip back-emitting VCSEL array without need for submount

21 June 2019

Alta Devices’ co-founder Atwater wins 2019 IEEE William Cherry Award for outstanding contributions to PV science and technology

21 June 2019

IQE cuts 2019 revenue guidance to £140-160m due to impact of Hauwei export ban

21 June 2019

Packaged LED lighting product prices slide slightly as effects of trade war yet to be seen

20 June 2019

Navitas earns Frost & Sullivan’s 2019 Global Technology Innovation Award for GaNFast Power ICs

20 June 2019

Chromium/aluminium n-electrode for reflection boost of deep-ultraviolet LEDs

20 June 2019

CSC participates in £9.8m APC-funded UK project ESCAPE

20 June 2019

Aixtron partners in UltimateGaN project to make power semiconductors available for broad applications at competitive cost

19 June 2019

GlobalFoundries’ board gains independent director Dorchak to support pivot to more customer-centric and differentiated technology firm

19 June 2019

MACOM cuts June-quarter revenue guidance from $120-124m to $107-109m

19 June 2019

Riber licenses LAAS-CNRS’ reflective surface defect and curvature measurement technology

19 June 2019

Palomar partners with UK’s Electronics and Photonics Innovation Centre

19 June 2019

II-VI launches high-power collimated laser bars and collimated semi-framed stacks for direct-diode and DPSS lasers

19 June 2019

Lockheed Martin demos LTAMDS radar technology during US Army’s Sense-Off

18 June 2019

Emcore appoints Bruce Grooms to board

14 June 2019

Achieving nitrogen-polar performance from gallium-polar growth

13 June 2019

Developing III-nitride-on-silicon optoelectronic platform

13 June 2019

First installation of Midsummer’s new improved integrated solar cell roof

13 June 2019

Seoul Semiconductor files patent lawsuit against second Philips TV display distributor

13 June 2019

Northrop Grumman awarded $958m contract to provide US Marines full-rate production of GaN-based G/ATOR radar systems

12 June 2019

Imec demonstrates optimized process flows for high-performance Ge-based devices

12 June 2019

UK’s CSC-led GaNTT consortium awarded £1.3m via the Office for Low Emission Vehicles

12 June 2019

Transphorm awarded $15.9m contract modification to develop US-based production of GaN epi for high-performance RF and mmW electronics

12 June 2019

AquiSense’s PearlAqua Micro UV LED system validated to US-EPA protocols across all five models

11 June 2019

GaN Systems giving presentations and customer demonstrations at Wireless Power Week

11 June 2019

EVG launches HERCULES NIL 300mm fully integrated lithography track system

11 June 2019

Cree cuts June-quarter revenue guidance from $263-271m to $245-252m

11 June 2019

Lumileds’ LUXEON IR Domed Asymmetric emitter matches field-of-view to surveillance camera sensors

11 June 2019

EPC and Spirit to provide lot-specific data services for eGaN power devices

10 June 2019

Integra Technologies wins US Air Force contract to accelerate thermally enhanced GaN/SiC readiness

10 June 2019

FBH presenting custom diode lasers and UV LEDs and demonstrating systems for LiDAR & SERDS

10 June 2019

Okmetic to double SOI wafer production capacity by second-half 2020 as part of €100m investment program

10 June 2019

POET cuts losses as revenue grows 17% in Q1

10 June 2019

Luminus launches Pico-COB LEDs with 3.5mm or 4.5mm LES and 675lm or 1255lm output

7 June 2019

Ascent Solar’s Q1/2019 revenue down 43% year-on-year, but losses halved through focusing on high-margin tier-1 specialty PV markets

7 June 2019

Northrop Grumman demonstrates LTAMDS capability to US Army

7 June 2019

Newport Wafer Fab completes multi-million-pound refinancing deal to new fund equipment and plant

6 June 2019

GlobalFoundries sign long-term agreements for high-volume supply of Soitec’s 300mm SOI wafer

6 June 2019

II-VI launches 120W pump laser modules with wavelength-stabilized output for ultrafast fiber lasers

6 June 2019

Split gate improves octagonal-cell silicon carbide MOSFET performance

6 June 2019

MACOM launches wideband amplifier covering 30kHz to 40GHz for instrumentation and communications applications

6 June 2019

Atom Power’s silicon carbide modules achieve UL 1557 certification

6 June 2019

Infinite Electronics acquires Integra Optics

6 June 2019

Pasternack receives 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award from Raytheon IDS

5 June 2019

DISCO completes construction of new US head office in Silicon Valley

5 June 2019

Seoul Semiconductor files patent suit against European distributor of MEGAMAN lighting products

5 June 2019

MACOM extends SatCom portfolio by adding balanced 4W 27.5–30GHz Ka-band power amplifier

5 June 2019

Sofradir and ULIS merge as Lynred

5 June 2019

MACOM demos W-band capability for 80-100GHz mmW communications, radar and passive imaging applications

5 June 2019

pSemi offering free beta software for viewing S-parameters to assist 5G and RF measurements

5 June 2019

Qorvo GaN and GaAs amplifiers selected for Syrlinks’ telemetry, tracking and control modules in Airbus OneWeb LEO satellites

5 June 2019

Skyworks cuts June-quarter financial guidance due to US restrictions on exports to Huawei

5 June 2019

Anokiwave highlighting portfolio of silicon ICs for mmWave 5G, SatCom and radar at IMS

5 June 2019

NXP unveils RF power portfolio for 5G cellular infrastructure

5 June 2019

Teledyne Defense Electronics unveils new products and RF/MW solutions at IMS

4 June 2019

NXP unveils first GaN-on-SiC transistor for 2.45GHz RF energy surpassing efficiency of most magnetrons

4 June 2019

MACOM launches wideband amplifier spanning 100kHz to 50GHz for 5G test & measurement

4 June 2019

EPC to provide eGaN power devices in wafer form for ease of power systems integration

4 June 2019

Qorvo launches small-cell front-end PAs and LNAs for sub-6GHz 5G wireless infrastructure

4 June 2019

Qorvo unveils 10W Ka-band GaN amplifier for radar and EW applications

4 June 2019

Qorvo launches GaN PAs for mission-critical Ka-band satcom and X-band phased-array radar applications

4 June 2019

CSC, CST Global and Swansea University collaborative projects win ERDF funding

4 June 2019

WIN releases 0.15μm GaN process for high-power mmWave PA applications and 5G infrastructure

3 June 2019

Element Six launches diamond thermal-material-grade Diafilm TM220, offering thermal conductivity over 2200W/mK

3 June 2019

StratEdge displaying thermally efficient post-fired and molded ceramic packages at IMS

3 June 2019

WIN releases PIH1-10 GaAs platform

3 June 2019

Arralis announces long-range 3D target detection with E-band automotive Corvus Radar

3 June 2019

II-VI Inc wins 2019 Supplier Excellence Award from Fujitsu

3 June 2019

II-VI’s June-quarter guidance unchanged by US restrictions on exports to Huawei

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May 2019

31 May 2019

Latest issue of Semiconductor Today now available

31 May 2019

Klaran launches 60mW UVC LED and reactor prototype for water disinfection

31 May 2019

MACOM appoints John F. Kober as chief financial officer

31 May 2019

Wolfspeed presents new GaN-on-SiC and LDMOS components at IMS

31 May 2019

GaN Systems again sponsoring China Power Supply Society’s annual ‘GaN Systems Cup’ design competition

31 May 2019

Northrop Grumman’s GaN-based G/ATOR AESA radar system passes initial operational test & evaluation

31 May 2019

First Solar’s 122MW Cove Mountain 2 plant to power Facebook data center in Utah

30 May 2019

SkyWater commissions SkyTech Center to accelerate custom process technology development

30 May 2019

Nitrogen-polar gallium nitride current-aperture vertical electron transistor

30 May 2019

First Solar and Capital Dynamics announce commissioning of 280MW California Flats Solar Project

30 May 2019

Emcore introducing 1.8GHz-bandwidth cable broadband transmission capability at ANGACOM

30 May 2019

Anokiwave showcasing portfolio of 24/26GHz silicon ICs for 5G networks at IMS

29 May 2019

CST Global’s second T@CST forum examines laser arrays, LiDAR and LiFi technology

29 May 2019

Transphorm’s Gen III GaN FET powering Wentai’s 1.6kW Titanium ATX PC gaming power supply

29 May 2019

AOI announces interoperability of 400G SR8 and 400G DR4 2km transceivers breakout to 100G FR with Innovium’s TERALYNX switch

29 May 2019

EPC’s CEO & co-founder Alex Lidow inducted into ISPSD Hall of Fame

28 May 2019

Midsummer receives good ratings for environmental focus

27 May 2019

NeoPhotonics cuts Q2 revenue guidance from $88-93m to $75-80m after Huawei export ban

27 May 2019

IQE maintaining full-year revenue guidance despite US adding Huawei to Entity List

24 May 2019

Anokiwave showcasing portfolio of 37/39GHz silicon ICs for 5G networks at IMS

24 May 2019

Pushing high-frequency transistor performance above 700GHz

23 May 2019

Edge-emitting laser market still driven by traditional applications, but killer applications emerging

23 May 2019

Indium gallium nitride platelets for green and red light-emitting diodes

23 May 2019

Altum RF opens R&D office in Sydney, Australia

23 May 2019

Toyoda Gosei doubles operating current in vertical GaN power device from 50A to 100A

22 May 2019

Midsummer launches solar tile for Sweden’s most popular roof shingle

22 May 2019

Anokiwave adds chief strategy officer

22 May 2019

NI launches 5G mmWave RFIC transceiver and power amplifier tester

21 May 2019

OIF completes implementation agreement interoperability specs for CFP2-DCO and HB-CDM modules

21 May 2019

Qorvo cuts June-quarter financial guidance due to US action against Huawei

21 May 2019

Osram launches its first quantum dot LED

21 May 2019

Akash appoints space industry veteran Montauti as VP of radios

21 May 2019

Lumentum reduces June-quarter financial guidance after USA adds Huawei to Entity List

21 May 2019

Plessey enters into long-term micro-LED supply agreement with Vuzix

20 May 2019

MMIC market growing at 10.6% CAGR from $7.7bn to $12.7bn by 2024

20 May 2019

Mini-LED backlit displays to appear in 2019 and challenge OLEDs

17 May 2019

MACOM appoints board member Daly as president & CEO, succeeding John Croteau

17 May 2019

LIGENTEC’s board gains photonics & sensors executive

17 May 2019

SETi & Seoul Viosys showcasing UV LED technology advances in horticultural lighting

17 May 2019

UnitedSiC adds seven TO220-3L- and D2PAK-3L-packaged SiC FETs to 650V product portfolio

17 May 2019

Altum RF opens office on Eindhoven University of Technology campus

16 May 2019

Lumentum’s growth in ROADM and fiber-laser capacity outweighs drop in 3D sensing laser revenue

16 May 2019

Ultraviolet aluminium gallium nitride shell nanowire light-emitting diodes

15 May 2019

MACOM showcasing RF and microwave portfolio for 5G at IMS

15 May 2019

Leti develops CMOS-driven micro-LEDs with simplified transfer process that eliminates TFT backplane

15 May 2019

New technique could pave way to simple color tuning of monolithically integrated GaN LEDs

14 May 2019

Cree chosen as silicon carbide partner for Volkswagen’s FAST program

14 May 2019

Lumileds launches LUXEON Fusion technology for white light tuning and selection with simplified fixture manufacturing process

14 May 2019

Jasper Display and Plessey demo first GaN-on-Si monolithic full-HD micro-LED bonded displays

14 May 2019

IQE appoints non-executive director, chairing Audit Committee

14 May 2019

Cree completes sale of Cree Lighting to Ideal Industries

13 May 2019

Emcore’s quarterly revenue grows 16.7% year-on-year to $21.7m

13 May 2019

University of Illinois’ Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory renamed after Nick Holonyak Jr

13 May 2019

Aixtron named by Gartner as MOCVD market leader for third consecutive year, at 46% share

13 May 2019

Soitec expanding engineered substrate portfolio into GaN by acquiring EpiGaN

13 May 2019

Qorvo reports greater-then-expected quarterly revenue, driven by content gains

10 May 2019

NeoPhotonics’ Q1 revenue grows 16% year-on-year to $79.4m

10 May 2019

Positive threshold in GaN transistors with p-type aluminium titanium oxide

10 May 2019

Source Photonics wins 2019 Leading Lights Award in Outstanding Components Vendor category

10 May 2019

Veeco’s Q1 revenue levels out at $99m after drop off of commodity LED MOCVD system sales to China

9 May 2019

Keysight launches dynamic power device analyzer with double-pulse tester for safely characterizing wide-bandgap semiconductors

9 May 2019

Graphene interlayer for deep ultraviolet LEDs on nano-patterned sapphire

9 May 2019

X-Celeprint implements BluGlass’ RPCVD p-GaN technology in high-performance micro-LED display prototypes

9 May 2019

ROHM launches first AC/DC converter ICs with built-in 1700V SiC MOSFET

8 May 2019

Altum RF names co-founder Tony Fattorini as VP engineering

8 May 2019

Skyworks’ quarterly revenue falls 11% year-on-year to $810m

7 May 2019

Cree investing $1bn to expand SiC materials production and power & RF fab capacity by up to 30-fold

7 May 2019

MACOM announces first analog CDR-based PAM-4 portfolio, targeting compliance with Open Eye MSA

7 May 2019

Open Eye MSA formed to speed adoption of 50-400Gbps PAM4 data-center interconnects based on CDR architectures

7 May 2019

Navitas’ GaNFast power ICs enable 2x shrink and 75% more emergency lighting

7 May 2019

Pre-Switch launches 200kW SiC inverter evaluation system

7 May 2019

Imec demos fully monolithical co-integration of GaN half-bridge with drivers

7 May 2019

Exagan opens Power Solutions Center to extend applications support and market reach

7 May 2019

GTAT settles with SEC on investigation into 2014 bankruptcy

7 May 2019

HexaTech achieves defect-free 2”-diameter aluminium nitride substrate

7 May 2019

Fraunhofer IAF enhances functionality of GaN power ICs with integrated sensors as part of GaNIAL project

7 May 2019

Ultra-pure boron nitride yields high thermal conductivity twice that of copper

6 May 2019

Cree’s quarterly revenue grows 22% year-on-year, driven by Wolfspeed’s organic growth of 40

6 May 2019

Aixtron’s Q1 gross margin and earnings exceed expectations

3 May 2019

Distributed feed-back gratings for indium gallium nitride laser diodes

3 May 2019

WiBotic and GaN Systems partner on high-power wireless charging for drones and autonomous robots

3 May 2019

EU project PLASMOfab completed

3 May 2019

Advanced Vacuum opens Stockholm sales & service center

2 May 2019

Diamond thermal management boosts gallium nitride transistor power

2 May 2019

ROHM Semiconductor Europe appoints Christian André as chairman and Toshimitsu Suzuki as president

2 May 2019

IQE gains full product qualification and first mass-production order for Newport Mega Foundry for epi materials

2 May 2019

Luna receives large purchase order for tunable lasers from robotics company

2 May 2019

Riber’s Q1 revenue falls 10% year-on-year as weak evaporator sales outweigh MBE system sales growth

2 May 2019

Princeton Infrared Technologies awarded AFRL SBIR Phase II contract for coherent LADAR detectors

1 May 2019

POET’s annual revenue grows 39%

1 May 2019

UniversityWafer introduces AlN-on-sapphire and AlN-on-silicon wafers

1 May 2019

Mission Microwave supplying high-power X-, Ku- & Ka-band BUCs worth over $12m for SATCOM terminals

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April 2019

30 April 2019

Microchip announces production release of 700V MOSFETs and 700V and 1200V Schottky barrier diodes

30 April 2019

SMI delivers two 2D metal dichalcogenide systems

30 April 2019

Strem’s HQ re-certified under ISO 9001:2015 standard

30 April 2019

Seoul Semiconductor’s Q1 revenue falls slightly year-on-year, but improved UV LEDs and VCSEL launches to drive record full-year revenue

29 April 2019

GaN Systems exhibits highest-current-rated 650V GaN power transistors at PCIM

29 April 2019

StratEdge highlights high-frequency, thermally efficient packages at CS ManTech

29 April 2019

Anti-bacterial UV-C LED applications driving stable growth in UV-LED market

29 April 2019

AXT’s margins rebound despite revenue falling further in Q1

29 April 2019

SEMI partners with imec, CEA-Leti and Fraunhofer

29 April 2019

Phoseon forms wholly foreign-owned enterprise in China to sell and service products directly to customers

29 April 2019

Lumentum exhibiting at NGON & DCI World, ALAW 2019 and LASER World of PHOTONICS

29 April 2019

ROHM acquiring Panasonic Semiconductor’s diode and transistor business

26 April 2019

VerLASE extends IP base to mass-transfer technology for micro-LED displays

26 April 2019

Altum RF names co-founder Niels Kramer as managing director Europe & VP marketing

25 April 2019

Alta Devices launches Anylight Solar for HALE product for high-altitude long-endurance UAVs

25 April 2019

Gallium-doped zinc oxide transparent conductor for gallium nitride LEDs

25 April 2019

GaN Systems’ CEO delivering PCIM Europe keynote

25 April 2019

Luminus adds 11 high-intensity IR LEDs with 40-130° viewing angle options for emerging applications

25 April 2019

MACOM and Goertek forming JV to supply GaN-on-Si products for China’s 5G build out

25 April 2019

DISCO constructing new building at Nagano Works Chino Plant

25 April 2019

Marktech develops InP HBT epi technology for 5G large-capacity signal processing applications

25 April 2019

Nichia launches 280nm UVC LED for water purification and air sterilization

25 April 2019

Analog Devices promotes VP of Communications business unit to chief technology officer

24 April 2019

Samsung achieves record photon efficacy from packaged white LEDs for indoor farms

24 April 2019

Tencent completes 200G IP over DWDM demo over 80km using Acacia’s CFP2-DCO modules

24 April 2019

Transphorm highlights high-voltage GaN application development at PCIM 2019

24 April 2019

Latest issue of Semiconductor Today now available

24 April 2019

Silvaco opens Chengdu office to support China expansion and growing demand for power semiconductor design solutions

23 April 2019

EPC showcasing eGaN-based high-power-density DC-DC conversion at PCIM Europe

23 April 2019

Taiwan’s NCTU boosts micro-LED brightness using Picosun ALD passivation technology

23 April 2019

Skyworks launches 5GHz 802.11ax front-end

23 April 2019

Global 5G smartphone shipments to grow from just 5 million in 2019 to 1 billion in 2025

23 April 2019

Applied Optoelectronics announces sample availability of 400G SR8 transceivers

18 April 2019

CS Applications Catapult partners with Faraday Grid to conduct market research on power electronics industry

18 April 2019

Palomar expands Southeast Asia Innovation Center in Singapore

18 April 2019

Aluminium scandium nitride exhibits ferroelectric behavior

17 April 2019

Ferrotec sells Temescal UEFC-4900 evaporator system and Auratus process to II-VI

17 April 2019

Altum RF announces founder Greg Baker as CEO

16 April 2019

Alta Devices solar cells powering ThinSats on Cygnus satellite launch

16 April 2019

RayVio shipping XR 308nm UVB LEDs for phototherapy treatments of skin diseases

16 April 2019

EPC adds 80V eGaN FET to AEC Q101-qualified product family for high-resolution LiDAR

15 April 2019

SmartVIZ project exploring high-resolution visualization technologies using micro-LEDs

12 April 2019

Finisar to redeem all outstanding 0.50% convertible senior notes due 2033

12 April 2019

MACOM’s chief financial officer resigns; assumes advisory role while replacement sought

12 April 2019

ROHM appoints country manager for UK and Nordics

11 April 2019

First demonstration of RF N-polar GaN metal-insulator-semiconductor HEMT

11 April 2019

Lumileds tailors LUXEON IR LED family for cost-conscious high-power applications

10 April 2019

Osram launches Duris S5 purple LED for horticulture lighting

10 April 2019

Qorvo to acquire programmable analog/mixed-signal power IC firm Active-Semi

10 April 2019

pSemi appoints VP of intellectual property and licensing

10 April 2019

OSRAM’s quarterly revenue to fall 15% year-on-year; full year to decline 11-14%

9 April 2019

Qorvo adds Taiwan distributor Answer Technology for design creation and customer logistics support of IDP products

9 April 2019

Laser diode and direct-diode laser market to grow to $13.985bn by 2029

9 April 2019

Midsummer expands into customer end-market with BIPV metal sheet solar roof

9 April 2019

AquiSense and OASIS partner on UV-C LED-based clean drinking water systems

8 April 2019

BluGlass highlights R&D on RPCVD of tunnel junctions at lower temperatures than MOCVD

8 April 2019

POET announces bridge financing exceeding needs till DenseLight sale

5 April 2019

Non-polar GaN-based VCSEL diode with nanoporous distributed Bragg reflector

4 April 2019

ROHM expands range of power devices to complete power solutions

3 April 2019

Tailoring defects in bismuth sulfide yields highly sensitive CMOS-compatible broadband IR photodetector

3 April 2019

Veeco presenting at technical conferences in Q2/2019

3 April 2019

EPC adds 3.8mΩ eGaN FET to 100V family for 48V DC-DC conversion

3 April 2019

Curved mirror reduces threshold of gallium indium nitride vertical laser

3 April 2019

SemiNex begins making laser engines on new production line

2 April 2019

Pasternack launches input-protected LNAs with noise figure of 0.8dB

2 April 2019

Thermo Fisher Scientific launches Helios 5 DualBeam SEM

2 April 2019

Lumileds adds domed 120° version of LUXEON SunPlus 20 horticulture LEDs for higher PPF on crops

2 April 2019

RF power semiconductor market growing at 12.29% CAGR to $32.5bn in 2026

1 April 2019

Imec receives €2.5m ERC Advanced Grant to develop ultra-bright thin-film light sources and lasers

1 April 2019

Riber receives order from French laser maker 3SPT for production MBE system

1 April 2019

Riber receives Middle East order for Compact 21 research MBE system

1 April 2019

Midsummer’s founder awarded ‘THINGS Wall of Fame’ prize

1 April 2019

Micro-LED display market growing at 86.4% CAGR from $272m in 2018 to $21,129m in 2025

1 April 2019

Arralis launches 10W GaN-SiC MMIC high-power amplifier for K-band SatComs

1 April 2019

Infinera appoints chief legal officer

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March 2019

29 March 2019

Vishay launches blue and true-green ultra-bright LEDs in 2.3mm x 2.3mm x 2.8mm plastic surface-mount packages with dome lenses

29 March 2019

Plessey’s new native green LEDs boosts output for micro-LED displays

28 March 2019

5N Plus completes redemption of 5.75% convertible debentures

27 March 2019

Indium gallium arsenide quantum well transistors on silicon

27 March 2019

5G to boost cellular RF power amplifier market

27 March 2019

II-VI’s acquisition of Finisar approved by both firms’ shareholders

27 March 2019

Midsummer issuing bonds to speed growth and sales of solar energy products

27 March 2019

Midsummer’s revenue grows 90% in 2018

26 March 2019

VPIphotonics, LIGENTEC and VLC streamline design process for SiN PICs

26 March 2019

Lumileds launches 0.5W RGB LED module in 3535 PLCC6 package

25 March 2019

IQE’s wireless wafer growth in 2018 outweighs VCSEL-driven drop in photonics

22 March 2019

CSconnected compound semiconductor cluster awarded £50,000 in seed funding

21 March 2019

Aledia expands portfolio of Veeco equipment to develop and produce 3D micro-LEDs

21 March 2019

NIST boosts AlGaN/GaN nanowire UV LED electroluminescence fivefold at 365nm

21 March 2019

US Navy awards Raytheon $402m contract extension to produce GaN-based SPY-6 radars

20 March 2019

IQE partners in DLINK wireless communications project for 5G infrastructure

20 March 2019

EVG partners with NSI on wafer-level heterogeneous integration of GaAs-on-Si for RF front-end modules

20 March 2019

REDFINCH yields prototype portable photo-acoustic sensor for gas detection and analysis

20 March 2019

II-VI introduces fiber-coupled visible lasers for biomedical instruments

20 March 2019

VisIC offers smallest 6.7kW on-board charger reference design for EV market

20 March 2019

GaN Systems displays new design tools and resources

20 March 2019

Boosting extraction performance of ultraviolet light-emitting diodes

20 March 2019

ROHM adds automotive-grade SiC MOSFETs

19 March 2019

Littelfuse launches 650V SiC Schottky diodes with new package sizes and current ratings from 6A to 40A

19 March 2019

Eliminating waveguide propagation from III-nitride light-emitting diodes

19 March 2019

Kaiam Europe’s Scotland plant acquired by Chinese transceiver maker Broadex

18 March 2019

ON Semiconductor launches industrial- and automotive-qualified SiC MOSFETs

18 March 2019

Littelfuse exhibits expanded portfolio of power semiconductor products

18 March 2019

Keysight adds new analysis tool to PathWave Advanced Design System

18 March 2019

Aveox launching ultra-high-efficiency AC power conversion modules with APFC powered by GaN Systems

18 March 2019

Soitec opening direct sales operation in China

18 March 2019

IWIPP 2019 to address wide-bandgap semiconductor power packaging challenges

18 March 2019

MACOM showcasing new RF products optimized for 5G connectivity and base stations at EDICON China

18 March 2019

NeoPhotonics’ revenue grows 11% in Q4 to $91.1m

15 March 2019

Bridgelux appoints senior director of product marketing

15 March 2019

Bridgelux launches Thrive white point options for full-spectrum, human-centric LEDs

15 March 2019

Brooks Instrument promotes Eric Pipal to VP & general manager

15 March 2019

Cree selling Lighting Products business to Ideal Industries

15 March 2019

EPC launches 100V eGaN power transistor for 48V DC-DC motor drives and LiDAR applications

15 March 2019

Edwards launches iXH Mk2 dry pump for ultra-harsh processes

15 March 2019

Nanometrics announces $80m share repurchase program

15 March 2019

Finisar’s quarterly revenue growth in WSS and VCSEL arrays for 3D applications offset by fall in sales of 10G-and-lower transceivers

14 March 2019

CST Global reliability engineer Dr Gio Giuliano presents at ICT Devices showcase at University of Glasgow

14 March 2019

Panasonic’s GaN/SiC power devices showcased at APEC

14 March 2019

Indium arsenide quantum dot laser diodes on on-axis silicon

14 March 2019

Aixtron full-year revenue up 40% organically to €268.8m

13 March 2019

SETi and Seoul Viosys showcasing UV LEDs advances at BIG IDEAS for UV + EB Technology conference

13 March 2019

Philips Photonics selects ClassOne’s Solstice S4 for wafer cleaning

13 March 2019

Denso, Sonnen and Supermicro join GaN Systems presenting GaN-optimized solutions at APEC

13 March 2019

EPC showcasing eGaN performance in high-power-density DC-DC conversion and multiple high-frequency applications

13 March 2019

Mitsubishi Electric exhibiting new products at APEC

13 March 2019

StratEdge displaying post-fired, molded ceramic and ceramic QFN packages at IMAPS Device Packaging, APEC and GOMACTech conferences

12 March 2019

GaN Systems unveils highest-current GaN power transistors

12 March 2019

GaN Systems makes available high-efficiency 50W wireless power amplifier evaluation kit

12 March 2019

Gallium oxide could have low cost in future, reckons NREL technoeconomic analysis

12 March 2019

Plextek RFI extends RF-on-wafer cleanroom facilities

12 March 2019

Lumileds’ LUXEON 2835E 9V LED raises drive current from 60mA to 100mA

12 March 2019

SiFotonics raises $30m in funding as it adds new production facility in China

12 March 2019

SiFotonics showcases silicon photonics products

12 March 2019

ROHM launches high-reliability 1608-size white-chip LED

11 March 2019

CompoundTek and software provider Lumerical partner on enhanced silicon photonics PDK

11 March 2019

Foundry CompoundTek partners with Southampton’s Silicon Photonics Group to offer design services

11 March 2019

USA’s AFRL & Cornell opening ACCESS as Center of Excellence focusing on beta-gallium oxide

11 March 2019

MACOM launches dual- and quad-channel 64GBaud TIAs for 600G applications

11 March 2019

MACOM launches first 400G-FR4 L-PIC for cloud data-center applications

11 March 2019

Elenion launches CSTAR silicon photonic BGA-packaged coherent optical sub-assembly platform

11 March 2019

Ranovus’ 200G CFP2 direct-detect transceiver to enhance Evertz’s IP video distribution infrastructure and services

11 March 2019

InnoLight and Innovium announce interoperability of 400G QSFP-DD FR4 and DR4 optics modules with TERALYNX switch

11 March 2019

Eoptolink and Innovium validate interoperability of 400G transceiver modules with TERALYNX switch ASIC

11 March 2019

Lumentum highlights next-gen optical networking solutions at OFC

11 March 2019

EU Horizon 2020 project ULISSES to develop wearable on-chip optical air sensors

8 March 2019

Finisar unveils products and technology for next-gen optical networks

8 March 2019

MACOM and GlobalFoundries collaborate to scale silicon photonics to hyperscale cloud data-center and 5G network buildouts

8 March 2019

II-VI and Samtec demo 56Gbps PAM4 per channel FireFly on-board optical engines

8 March 2019

MACOM and CIG demo first 200G optical module based on low-cost, low-power analog chipset

8 March 2019

Optomind, II-VI, MACOM and MultiLane collaborate to demo 200G QSFP56 AOC

8 March 2019

Infinera demos 600G per wavelength transmission over 250km in a production network

8 March 2019

Source Photonics expands high-speed data-center and routing range

7 March 2019

Lumentum showcases laser chips for 5G wireless and datacenter transceivers

7 March 2019

Lumentum selling Oclaro Japan optical transceiver product lines to CIG

7 March 2019

Acacia and Lumentum demo 200G interoperability in CFP2-DCO form factor

7 March 2019

Source Photonics demos multi-vendor interoperability of latest 400G and 100G PAM4 technologies

7 March 2019

Source Photonics unveils first 400G QSFP-DD ER8 supporting up to 40km reach

7 March 2019

NeoPhotonics announces limited availability of Nano-ITLA ultra-compact external-cavity tunable laser for coherent 400G-1.2T applications

7 March 2019

Mellanox showcases live system demo of LinkX 200G & 400G cables & transceivers

7 March 2019

Lumentum launches series of 980nm single-mode pump lasers

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7 March 2019

II-VI showcasing new products at OFC

6 March 2019

Yellow light-emitting diodes with high wall-plug efficiency

6 March 2019

MACOM launches family of drivers for single-lambda 100G and 400G applications

6 March 2019

MACOM expands 400G PAM-4 chipset for data-center optical connectivity with new low-noise TIAs

6 March 2019

Qorvo closes offering of additional $270m of notes

5 March 2019

Latest issue of Semiconductor Today now available

4 March 2019

Rockley extends strategic partnership with Hengtong, expanding joint venture

4 March 2019

G-ray Nanotech and IKZ collaborate to develop detector-grade GaAs wafers

4 March 2019

Phononic announces general availability of ReefTEC non-hermetic compatible thermoelectric cooler platform

4 March 2019

Applied Optoelectronics demonstrating new transceiver product portfolio at OFC

4 March 2019

Applied Optoelectronics 100Gbps per lambda PIN photodiodes

4 March 2019

Source Photonics launches portfolio of optical transceivers to enable 5G ramp

4 March 2019

CST Global sampling 1270nm DFB lasers in TO can packages for FTTH markets

4 March 2019

Molex and Elenion extend investment to bring silicon photonic-based solutions to market

4 March 2019

First Solar’s Q4 sales more than double year-on-year

1 March 2019

Applied Optoelectronics prices $70m offering at $17.55 per share

1 March 2019

Source Photonics raises over $100m in funding to support growing data-center and 5G business

1 March 2019

Lumileds unveils LUXEON Flash 9X with Spectral Pure Technology LED for flagship smartphones

1 March 2019

Lumileds launches LUXEON IR ONYX broadband LED for handheld spectroscopy and hyperspectral imaging

1 March 2019

Lumileds appoints Jonathan Rich as CEO; Mark Adams to remain in advisory role

1 March 2019

Qorvo prices offering of additional $270m of senior notes, upsized from $170m

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February 2019

28 February 2019

Qorvo proposes offering of additional $170m of senior notes

28 February 2019

Empower launches 600-6000MHz 30W GaN module

28 February 2019

5N Plus receives TSX approval to repurchase shares

28 February 2019

Vertical integration of gallium nitride nanowire transistor and light-emitter

28 February 2019

Applied Optoelectronics announces $70m private offering of convertible senior notes

28 February 2019

NeoPhotonics to demo new technologies for next-gen telecom and data-center networks at OFC

28 February 2019

NeoPhotonics announces general availability of ultra-compact MEMS-based VOA

27 February 2019

Qorvo ships 100 millionth RF device for 5G wireless infrastructure

27 February 2019

Seoul Semiconductor joins LightingEurope industry association

27 February 2019

Silvaco opens Shenzhen office to support Asian expansion and growing demand for design solutions

27 February 2019

Qorvo’s mobile 5G portfolio enters high-volume production

27 February 2019

Qorvo’s RF Fusion front-end module records multiple marquee smartphone designs wins

26 February 2019

Transphorm’s Gen III GaN platform earns automotive qualification

26 February 2019

EPC issues tenth reliability report, highlighting GaN device testing beyond automotive AECQ101 qualification

26 February 2019

Anokiwave launches third-generation family of mmW 5G ICs

26 February 2019

Skyworks launches Sky5 LiTE front-end for universal 5G cellular deployment

26 February 2019

Source Photonics opens new laser fab and transceiver assembly facility in China

25 February 2019

NeoPhotonics adds Class 50 versions of coherent modulator and receiver, enabling 800G+ per wavelength for 90-100Gbaud data transmission rates

25 February 2019

II-VI launches 56Gb/s PAM4 VCSEL arrays for 400GbE transmission

25 February 2019

MACOM and ST expanding 150mm GaN-on-Si production capacity, and 200mm as demand requires

25 February 2019

Skyworks unveils Sky5 Ultra platform for 5G cellular front-ends

25 February 2019

Skyworks and Intel co-developing 5G system solutions

25 February 2019

5N Plus redeems all 5.75% convertible debentures

22 February 2019

AXT’s revenue falls 22.4% in Q4/2018, due partly to weak China LED market

22 February 2019

RFHIC signs $54m multi-quarter deal to buy GaN-on-SiC HEMT transistors from Wolfspeed

22 February 2019

Gapwaves presents active 5G antenna using Qorvo’s GaN power amplifiers

21 February 2019

Pivotal selects MACOM as RF component supplier for 5G in-building penetration device

21 February 2019

First demonstration of fully vertical gallium nitride transistors on silicon

21 February 2019

Seoul Semiconductor withdraws lawsuit after Mouser stops selling Everlight LED product in Japan

21 February 2019

POET teams with MillView Photonics to establish collaborative design center in Ottawa

21 February 2019

LayTec launches EpiX modular wafer mapping station for compound semiconductor R&D

21 February 2019

GlobalFoundries’ mobile-optimized 8SW RF SOI technology platform surpasses billion-dollar design-win threshold

21 February 2019

AquiSense announces new UV research tools

20 February 2019

KLA completes acquisition of SPTS’ parent firm Orbotech

20 February 2019

StratEdge opens new global HQ

20 February 2019

5N Plus supplying substrates to SolAero for Airbus OneWeb Satellites

20 February 2019

Tyndall and Arralis sign €400,000 deal to develop high-volume manufacturing process for scaling mmWave integration and packaging technologies

20 February 2019

MediaTek using Skyworks’ Sky5 suite for sub-6GHz 5G reference platform

20 February 2019

Brooks Instrument highlighting new pressure-based MFC at CSTIC and SEMICON China

20 February 2019

Guerrilla RF launches automotive-qualified linear LNA for SDARS, compensator and automotive connectivity

20 February 2019

Lake Shore demonstrating M91 FastHall measurement instrument at APS March Meeting

19 February 2019

Simgui enhances partnership with Soitec to double 200mm SOI wafer production capacity

19 February 2019

Monolithic indium arsenide antimonide on silicon mid-infrared photodetector

19 February 2019

Cree’s new XLamp XP-E2 Photo Red and Far Red LEDs boost performance for horticulture lighting efficiency

19 February 2019

Infinera announces ICE6 next-gen Infinite Capacity Engine featuring 800G waves

18 February 2019

CST Global announces moderators for T@CST website’s discussion forum categories

18 February 2019

II-VI Inc unveils 800mW high-reliability pump laser for next-gen undersea networks

18 February 2019

Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications to receive Veeco’s SPECTOR ion beam sputtering system with enhanced Sirius Optical Monitoring System

15 February 2019

Selective-area emitter for gallium nitride bipolar transistors

15 February 2019

Osram’s quarterly revenue falls 15% year-on-year

15 February 2019

Teledyne awarded $16.4m modification to contract for rad-hard HgCdTe-based medium- and long-wave IR sensors

15 February 2019

Guerrilla RF launches automotive-qualified ultra-LNA for SDARS, compensator and GPS applications

15 February 2019

Radiation characteristics measured with high precision

15 February 2019

Seoul Semiconductor and SETi presenting ‘UV LEDs: From Niche to Mainstream’ at Strategies In Light

15 February 2019

Germany’s AIM Infrarot-Module buys third Veeco GEN20 MBE system

14 February 2019

Boosting switching frequency in gallium nitride vertical fin transistors

14 February 2019

MACOM showcasing cloud data-center and 5G connectivity dolutions in new InnovationZone at OFC

14 February 2019

Singapore’s CompoundTek exhibiting silicon photonics foundry solutions at OFC

13 February 2019

Veeco’s revenue falls 22% in Q4/2018 due to commoditization of China LED MOCVD market

13 February 2019

Seoul Semiconductor’s SunLike Series natural-spectrum LEDs adopted by Rofianda for horticulture LED lighting

12 February 2019

Qorvo’s 5G infrastructure revenue growth offsets weak mobile market in China

12 February 2019

MIT’s Christine Wang elected to US National Academy of Engineering

12 February 2019

5N Plus shareholders approve reduction in stated capital

11 February 2019

Littelfuse launches its first 650V SiC Schottky diodes

11 February 2019

JEDEC wide-bandgap power semiconductor committee publishes first document

11 February 2019

MRSI Systems appoints senior director of strategic marketing, targeting China region

11 February 2019

‘GaN Con - Power GaN’ tech day organized by Yole, EPC and SEMI

11 February 2019

Emcore’s quarterly revenue falls 4.9% to $24m

11 February 2019

Lumentum appoints Wajid Ali as CFO

11 February 2019

Lumentum’s revenue suppressed by faltering 3D sensing laser demand, but telecoms demand outstripping capacity expansion

11 February 2019

Skyworks quarterly revenue down 7.6% year-on-year to $972m

8 February 2019

Newport compound semiconductor foundry at CSconnected recruits first 32 staff

8 February 2019

CVD appoints new CFO

8 February 2019

US DOE’s ARPA-E awards $35m to 12 new projects to support medium-voltage devices for grid, industry and transportation

8 February 2019

Vishay launches long-life 18mW mid-power UVC LED in 3.5mm x 3.5mm x 1.2mm ceramic/quartz SMD package

7 February 2019

Diamond D-Day workshop gives progress update on GaN-on-diamond microwave technology

7 February 2019

Osram’s 140mW direct green laser enables projection from smartphones

7 February 2019

Graphene-enabled aluminium gallium nitride nanopyramid arrays on silicon

7 February 2019

k-Space’s annual sales of kSA 400 analytical RHEED systems up 27%

7 February 2019

MKS launches Ophir integrating spheres for measuring optical power in VCSELs

7 February 2019

ST acquiring majority stake in SiC wafer maker Norstel

7 February 2019

BluGlass presents latest data on development of RPCVD-grown tunnel junctions for LEDs

7 February 2019

Cisco completes acquisition of Luxtera

7 February 2019

POET provides update on above-average trading activity

6 February 2019

5N Plus secures new US$25m unsecured term loan

6 February 2019

Disco completes construction of new Zone C in Kuwabata Plant’s A-Building

6 February 2019

AKHAN cooperates with US federal probe into alleged theft of IP by Huawei

6 February 2019

PSMA-sponsored Industry Sessions at APEC address ‘Coming of Age’ of wide-bandgap power semiconductors

6 February 2019

AIM Photonics announces best-in-class 300mm silicon photonics MPW performance

6 February 2019

CEA-Leti prototypes silicon photonics-based mid-IR optical chemical sensor for portable devices

6 February 2019

Skyworks announces new $2bn stock repurchase program

6 February 2019

CST Global shortlisted in Powerful Partnerships category of Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards

5 February 2019

Finisar demonstrating VCSEL arrays and diffractive optical elements for 3D sensing at Photonics West

5 February 2019

POET’s DenseLight launches two 1650nm-range DFB lasers

5 February 2019

POET’s DenseLight launches digitally control integrated light module for wind LiDAR

5 February 2019

ROHM appoints product marketing manager for power management ICs

5 February 2019

Sofradir’s SW Tecless detector selected for Allied Vision’s latest Goldeye SWIR camera

5 February 2019

Aehr launches FOX-CP wafer-level test & reliability screening system

5 February 2019

Aehr showcasing test & reliability qualification equipment at Photonics West

5 February 2019

Linton offers Kayex Intelligent Crystal Control System legacy console retrofit

4 February 2019

Riber receives order from Asian firm for second MBE 6000 multi-wafer production system

4 February 2019

Cree’s quarterly revenue grows 12% year-on-year, driven by Wolfspeed’s organic growth of over 50%

4 February 2019

POET receives US$26–30m offer for DenseLight subsidiary

4 February 2019

Synthesizing single-crystalline hexagonal boron nitride film that uniformly self-assembles

4 February 2019

NI AWR releases V14.02 Design Environment software platform

4 February 2019

Transphorm releases quality and reliability data behind device shipment numbers

4 February 2019

EPC sponsoring inaugural ‘GaN Con’ event with Yole and SEMI

4 February 2019

Riber grows annual revenue by 2.3% to another record of €31.3m

4 February 2019

Ushio America showcasing new laser and LED products at Photonics West

1 February 2019

II-VI showcasing new products and capabilities at Photonics West

1 February 2019

Octagonal cell topology for high-frequency silicon carbide transistors

1 February 2019

CST Global presenting at Photonics West on blue laser progress for atomic clocks

1 February 2019

Digi-Key to provide global online distribution of Navitas’ GaNFast power ICs

1 February 2019

Osram launches second-generation blue multi-mode laser for high-beam automotive forward lighting, tripling luminance over LEDs

1 February 2019

Rockley launches highly integrated DBR laser for high-volume sensing and imaging markets

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January 2019

31 January 2019

Midsummer hires new head of module R&D

31 January 2019

Latest issue of Semiconductor Today now available

31 January 2019

Solar Frontier raises thin-film solar cell efficiency record from 22.9% to 23.35%

30 January 2019

Reducing Schottky on-resistance in multi-channel III-nitride structures

30 January 2019

X-FAB announces full production release of high-voltage galvanic isolation technology

30 January 2019

Skyworks launches 5GHz front-end for 802.11ac applications

30 January 2019

II-VI Inc to supply 200mm SiC substrates under European Commission’s Horizon 2020 program REACTION

29 January 2019

Infinera appoints former Oclaro CEO Greg Dougherty to board

29 January 2019

nLIGHT launches 400W passively cooled semiconductor laser

29 January 2019

GaN Systems included in 2019 Global Cleantech 100 list

29 January 2019

EpiGaN named in 2019 Global Cleantech 100 list

28 January 2019

Osram’s December-quarter revenue down 15% year on year, with Opto Semiconductors down 16.9%

28 January 2019

EC-funded InPulse indium phosphide PIC project launches

25 January 2019

IQE reduces 2018 guidance for revenue from £160m to £156m and for adjusted EBITDA from £37m to £27.5m

25 January 2019

Wolfspeed launches fifth-generation 1700V SiC Schottky diode for renewable energy, EV applications

25 January 2019

II-VI launches 22W pump laser diodes for fiber lasers

24 January 2019

Multi-channel tri-gate III-nitride high-electron-mobility transistors on silicon

24 January 2019

II-VI launches red lasers for workpiece alignment in multi-kilowatt fiber-laser systems

23 January 2019

Midsummer’s record orders in 2018 driven by California and southwest US markets

23 January 2019

MACOM launches 10W broadband, multi-stage GaN-on-Si power amplifier module with flexible mounting capability

22 January 2019

OIPT supplies plasma etch & dep systems to ITRI for micro-LED R&D

22 January 2019

Applied Optoelectronics sampling 400G silicon photonics optical module

22 January 2019

LED packaging firms target niche markets as prices of high- and mid-power LEDs fall in China

22 January 2019

Freiburg-based Power Electronics 2020+ project to grow lattice-matched ScAlN on GaN for transistors with very high voltages and current-carrying capacity

22 January 2019

Rockley completes silicon photonics platform in large-scale foundry environment

22 January 2019

Rigaku Europe and Fraunhofer IISB partner on x-ray topography for substrate and epilayer characterization

21 January 2019

Compound Semiconductor Centre’s vertical GaN project wins Welsh Government funding via SMARTCymru scheme

21 January 2019

Sofradir and ULIS investing €150m in French Nano 2022 program as part of EU’s IPCEI initiative on microelectronics

21 January 2019

EC approves €1.75bn funding for IPCEI research and innovation project focused on microelectronics and compound semiconductors

18 January 2019

II-VI introduces 405nm laser for biomedical instruments

17 January 2019

Gallium oxide prospects for high-voltage and high-power electronics

17 January 2019

Instrument Systems showcasing fast, high-resolution spectroradiometers for laser and VCSEL characterization

17 January 2019

Teledyne e2v HiRel extends space-qualified InGaP gain blocks to X-band

16 January 2019

Transphorm GaN FET used in TDK-Lambda’s latest-generation AC-DC power supply module

16 January 2019

Further EPC eGaN FETs now AEC-qualified for automotive power systems

16 January 2019

ULVAC and OIPT collaborating to bring atomic-scale processing to Japanese power and RF markets

16 January 2019

San’an expands ROY LED production with Aixtron AIX 2800G4-TM MOCVD systems

16 January 2019

Anokiwave’s founder & CTO named IEEE Fellow

15 January 2019

NeoPhotonics raises Q4/2018 profit guidance

14 January 2019

AXT cuts Q4/2018 revenue guidance from $26.5-27.5m to $22-22.4m after caution-induced order slowdown

11 January 2019

SemiLEDs’ quarterly revenue falls by half

10 January 2019

Sanan’s mini-LED and micro-LED chips on display at CES

10 January 2019

UVphotonics and FBH unveiling 280–320nm UVB and 230–280nm UVC LEDs at Photonics West

10 January 2019

Riber reduces 2018 revenue guidance from €35m to €31m after deferral of two system deliveries to Q1/19

10 January 2019

Mitsubishi develops ultra-wideband digitally controlled GaN amplifier for mobile base stations

10 January 2019

Skyworks powers next-generation 4G/5G mobile hotspots

10 January 2019

Diamond thermal management boosts output power of InAlGaN transistor

9 January 2019

MehrSi project achieves record 22.3% efficiency for tandem solar cell with III-Vs grown directly on silicon

9 January 2019

Mid-infrared aluminium gallium nitride quantum cascade detector on silicon

9 January 2019

CST Global supports Innovate UK’s Emerging Technologies Showcase on Compound Semiconductor technologies

9 January 2019

Skyworks cuts December-quarter revenue and earnings guidance

9 January 2019

Akash granted FCC approval for satellite launch of GaN-on-diamond power amplifier

9 January 2019

Rockley appoints non-executive director to chair audit committee as it structures business for growth

9 January 2019

Aixtron’s AIX G5+ C MOCVD system chosen for PlayNitride’s micro-LED production

9 January 2019

CSC, SPTS, Cardiff and Swansea conclude high-efficiency VCSEL manufacturing project

8 January 2019

SLD Laser launches production of LaserLight sources for automotive and specialty lighting applications

8 January 2019

Samsung unveils modular micro-LED display technology at CES

8 January 2019

Nichia begins to enforce PSS-related LED patents

8 January 2019

Cree and ST sign multi-year SiC wafer supply agreement

8 January 2019

Nanoco and Plessey partner to shrink full-colour micro-LED pixels by 87%

7 January 2019

NRC Electronics signs franchise distribution agreement with Seoul Semiconductor

4 January 2019

BluGlass demonstrates functioning tunnel junctions, enabling cascaded LEDs

4 January 2019

SkyWater launches direct MPW FastShuttle program

3 January 2019

Osram and GaN Systems introduce ultrafast driver for high-power, multi-channel LiDAR laser

3 January 2019

GaN market growing at CAGR of 55% to 2023, driven by power supply segement, or 93% if adopted for wireless charging in consumer electronics

2 January 2019

Kaiam lays off 310 of 338 staff at plant in Livingston, Scotland

2 January 2019

BluGlass collaborating with Aixtron to scale RPCVD to mass production

2 January 2019

Osram enters 3D sensing market with PLPVCQ 850 and PLPVCQ 940 VCSELs

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