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April 2020

3 April 2020

COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on global high-tech industries

3 April 2020

Cree cuts March-quarter guidance due to greater-than-expected impact from COVID-19

3 April 2020

Skyworks launches front-end module featuring 4x range extension for ultra-low-power IoT applications

2 April 2020

Micro-LED display developer Plessey to work with Facebook

2 April 2020

Fraunhofer ISE director Andreas Bett accepts professorship at University of Freiburg

2 April 2020

Ozone precursor for hafnium dioxide dielectric in gallium nitride transistors

2 April 2020

EPC issues 11th reliability report

2 April 2020

Over 50 smartphone and laptop chargers now enabled by Navitas’ GaNFast technology

2 April 2020

SETi’s Violeds technology provides sterilization of Coronavirus in 30s

2 April 2020

RF GaAs revenue falls nearly 6% in 2019, due to declining smartphone shipments

1 April 2020

Infineon’s SiC module and chip technology powering 250kW PV inverter from Sungrow

1 April 2020

Veeco revises Q1 revenue guidance from $95-120m to $100-105m due to COVID-19

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March 2020

31 March 2020

Latest issue of Semiconductor Today now available

31 March 2020

AXT GaAs substrate customer qualifies new wafer processing facilities

31 March 2020

ALLOS reports wavelength uniformity and reproducibility of 200mm GaN-on-Si epiwafers for micro-LEDs

31 March 2020

NeoPhotonics appoints Barbara Rogan as senior VP & general counsel

31 March 2020

POET receives Tranche 2b payment of US$8.25m from DenseLight buyer

31 March 2020

Cree’s Wolfspeed portfolio adds 650V SiC MOSFETs for broader range of industrial power applications

30 March 2020

Emcore receives 2019 Raytheon IDS 5-Star Supplier Excellence Award

30 March 2020

AOI launches narrow-linewidth 1550nm eye-safe laser for automotive LiDAR

30 March 2020

IQE pre-announces 2019 financial performance in line with November trading update

27 March 2020

Analog Devices withdraws fiscal Q2/2020 guidance in response to COVID-19

27 March 2020

Raytheon recognizes Teledyne e2v HiRel with Supplier Excellence Award

27 March 2020

BluGlass announces rights issue to provide capital to expedite laser diode opportunity

26 March 2020

IQE continuing production at all sites despite COVID-19

26 March 2020

Micro-scaling of indium gallium nitride blue and green light-emitting diodes

26 March 2020

First Solar manufacturing operations continuing at Ohio, Malaysia and Vietnam facilities

26 March 2020

Infineon adds D2PAK real 2-pin packages to CoolSiC Schottky diode family

25 March 2020

Smartphones production may fall up to 30% in first-half 2020

24 March 2020

CSA Catapult in Newport to coordinate Materials and Components aspects of UK’s DER Industrialisation Centres

24 March 2020

Plasma-Therm adds systems engineering expertise with acquisition of UK-based JLS Designs

24 March 2020

Fraunhofer IAF boosts GaN transistor efficiency to record 77.3% at 1-2GHz after doubling operating voltage to 100V

24 March 2020

Ecosense acquires Soraa’s assets

24 March 2020

RF semiconductor market growing at 8.5% CAGR from $17.4bn in 2020 to $26.2bn by 2025

23 March 2020

Power GaN device market grows 16% in Q4/2019

23 March 2020

Crystal IS improves Klaran line of germicidal UVC LEDs to provide 20% higher performance and lower cost

23 March 2020

Smartphone shipments fall a record 38% year-on-year in February, from 99.2 million units in 2019 to 61.8 million in 2020

23 March 2020

LED video display market revenue soars by 34.7% in 2019

20 March 2020

PiTrans project results in AlScN-based SAW resonators for smartphones

20 March 2020

POET extends warrants from 2018 public offering; to receive Tranche 2b payment for DenseLight subsidiary by end-March

19 March 2020

LayTec’s new InspiRe in-situ tool used for monitoring perovskite formation

19 March 2020

Indium tin oxide as cladding for more efficient green laser diodes

19 March 2020

X-FAB further expands SiC capacity and adds new in-house epi capabilities

19 March 2020

First bufferless 1.5μm III-V lasers grown directly on silicon wafers in Si-photonics

18 March 2020

Aixtron meets 2019 guidance for order intake, sales, gross margin and EBIT margin, aided by strong Q4

18 March 2020

Room-temperature bonded GaN/diamond interface improves cooling of HEMTs

18 March 2020

Veeco withdraws Q1 guidance following California’s ‘shelter-in-place’ COVID-19 restrictions on San Jose operations till 7 April

18 March 2020

GTAT and ON Semiconductor sign five-year, $50m deal for production and supply of SiC material

18 March 2020

VisIC launches 100kW motor inverter reference design for 800V power-bus based on D3GaN

18 March 2020

Transphorm’s GaN FETs used in HZZH’s 98%-efficient power module

17 March 2020

KONKA enters micro-LED pilot production with Aixtron AIX G5+ C and AIX 2800G4-TM MOCVD systems

17 March 2020

NeoPhotonics unveils complete L-band coherent optics solution to double optical fiber capacity

17 March 2020

Infinera breaks record with 800G transmission over 950km in live network trial

17 March 2020

ClassOne’s Solstice S4 chosen by FBH for electroplating and wafer surface processing

17 March 2020

Eta develops 4” semi-insulating GaN wafers

17 March 2020

EPC launches first product in new ePower Stage IC family

16 March 2020

Microchip expands SiC family of 700, 1200 and 1700V SBD-based power modules

16 March 2020

Keysight adds radiated EMI pre-compliance to PathWave Advanced Design System

16 March 2020

Skyworks and Qorvo reduce March-quarter guidance by about 6% due to impact of COVID-19

16 March 2020

Q1/2020 smartphone production forecast cut again, from 12% down to 13.3% down year-on-year

16 March 2020

Qorvo wins GTI Award for RF Fusion 5G chipset

13 March 2020

C-band InP DFB lasers from CST Global incorporated into imec’s iSiPP platform

13 March 2020

Bridgelux launches eighth generation of COB LEDs, deliver 185lm/W efficacy at 3000K 80 CRI

13 March 2020

Ranovus collaborates with IBM, TE and Senko on design and delivery of multi-vendor co-packaged optics for data centers

13 March 2020

Odyssey names former MACOM executive Alex Behfar as executive chairman & acting CEO

12 March 2020

Broadex sampling 400G QSFP-DD DR4 transceiver based on silicon photonics

12 March 2020

Riber’s Michel Picault to resign as member of Executive Board

12 March 2020

Compound Semiconductor Centre participating in £36.7m round of challenge projects to push UK to net-zero-carbon growth by 2050

12 March 2020

Aluminium gallium nitride on silicon carbide for ultraviolet diodes

12 March 2020

Rockley Photonics gains investment from Ahren Innovation Capital

12 March 2020

Anokiwave’s Gen-2 Ka/Ku-band silicon beam-former ICs for SatComs in large-scale production at GlobalFoundries

12 March 2020

MACOM launches 25G APD photodiode and 25G Fabry-Perot laser for next-gen 5G and data-center networks

12 March 2020

MACOM launches dual-channel 96Gbaud TIA and quad-channel modulator driver for 600 and 800Gbps optical networking

12 March 2020

Open Eye Consortium makes available single-mode spec to public, and multi-mode draft spec to participating members

12 March 2020

Mission Microwave’s GaN-based BUCs support Envistacom’s SatCom terminal upgrade program

11 March 2020

Power Integrations expands range of InnoSwitch3 ICs incorporating robust 750V GaN transistors

11 March 2020

MACOM extends TIA portfolio spanning 100-800G

11 March 2020

ON Semiconductor launches 900V and 1200V SiC MOSFETs for demanding applications

11 March 2020

Everlight launches UVC LED series for medical treatment, water and air purification/sterilization

11 March 2020

Inphi launches first 800Gbps PAM4 electro-optics platform for megascale data centers and AI networks

11 March 2020

Tower’s SiGe technology adopted by Renesas for production of SatCom RFICs

11 March 2020

Lumentum launches high-power pump lasers for undersea optical applications

11 March 2020

Lumentum expands datacom laser chip portfolio for hyperscale data center and 5G wireless applications

11 March 2020

Furukawa develops pump source for forward Raman amplifiers, boosting speed and extending reach

11 March 2020

Osram’s new Synios P2720 Converted Red LED improves visibility in dense fog

10 March 2020

Sanan IC expands foundry manufacturing services for global optical market

10 March 2020

Plessey extends Data-Vµ micro-LED product family with passive-matrix micro-display

10 March 2020

NeoPhotonics announces volume production of high-bandwidth coherent driver modulator for 64GBaud cloud and DCI applications

10 March 2020

Ranovus launches single-chip Odin silicon photonic engine to support ML/AI workloads for data center and 5G mobility

10 March 2020

Acacia sampling 400G pluggable optical transceiver modules including 400ZR, OpenZR+ and Open ROADM MSA

10 March 2020

Emcore introduces Optiva Q/V-Band and Next-Gen Extended L-Band fiber-optic links

10 March 2020

Emcore launches Model 1997 6GHz uncooled coaxial laser module for 5G wireless

10 March 2020

MACOM live streaming product demos in lieu of attending OFC

9 March 2020

Marelli partners with Transphorm

9 March 2020

II-VI unveils first IC-TROSA 64Gbaud coherent optics subassembly for 400ZR QSFP-DD data-center interconnects

9 March 2020

II-VI launches 400G CFP2-DCO pluggable transceivers for high-speed backbone networks and data-center interconnects

9 March 2020

QSFP-DD800 MSA group announces initial hardware spec

9 March 2020

OIF completes C-CMIS Implementation Agreement for management of DCO modules, targeting 400ZR applications

9 March 2020

Four California projects sold by First Solar go to Longroad Energy

6 March 2020

SK Siltron completes acquisition of DuPont’s SiC wafer division

6 March 2020

ST to acquire majority stake in Exagan

5 March 2020

Barium titanate and aluminium gallium nitride power electronics

4 March 2020

Growing ε polytype gallium oxide with gallium nitride

4 March 2020

Transphorm raises $21m and completes reverse merger

4 March 2020

Indium phosphide buffers on silicon for III-V laser diodes and data photonics

3 March 2020

EVG establishes Heterogeneous Integration Competence Center

2 March 2020

TSMC’s GaN-on-Si patents supporting ST’s strategic move towards power GaN adoption in automotive applications

2 March 2020

JEDEC WBG Power Semiconductor Committee publishes ‘Guideline for Switching Reliability Evaluation Procedures for Gallium Nitride Power Conversion Devices’

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February 2020

28 February 2020

Latest issue of Semiconductor Today now available

27 February 2020

Fairview unveils Class AB high-power amplifiers with optional heatsinks

27 February 2020

Optical Society names Kei May Lau as recipient of 2020 Nick Holonyak Jr Award

27 February 2020

II-VI launches high-speed InP electro-absorption modulated lasers for datacenters and 5G optical infrastructure

27 February 2020

III-V photodetectors integrated with silicon-on-insulator transistors

27 February 2020

AKHAN issued European patent

27 February 2020

Skyworks unveils high-power front-end modules for Wi-Fi 6 applications

27 February 2020

Monolithic indium arsenide quantum dot avalanche photodiode on silicon

26 February 2020

Picosun delivers production ALD systems to Asia for solid-state lighting device manufacturing

26 February 2020

SweGaN selected as one of Nordic Cleantech Open top 25 most innovative start-ups

26 February 2020

Nexperia partners with Ricardo to produce technology demonstrator for GaN-based EV inverter

26 February 2020

STAr acquires Accel-RF to expand scope of reliability test

26 February 2020

Astrum LT chooses LayTec’s EpiX wafer mapper for VCSEL manufacturing

26 February 2020

GaN Systems showcasing new products at APEC 2020

26 February 2020

StratEdge highlighting high-frequency, high-power packages and assembly services at IMAPS Device Packaging, APEC and GOMACTech conferences in March

25 February 2020

Anokiwave announces full commercial release of third-generation 5G mmW IC family

25 February 2020

k-Space issues application note ‘Continuous Reflectivity Measurements for Growth Rate and Emissivity-Corrected Pyrometry in MBE Systems’

25 February 2020

Q1 smartphone production forecast revised to 12% drop year-on-year due to coronavirus outbreak’s impact on supply chain

25 February 2020

CST Global develops QKD emitter and detector technologies for unhackable network communications

25 February 2020

Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult becomes Competence Centre for ECPE Network

25 February 2020

SweGaN grows revenue 300% year-on-year in 2019

25 February 2020

Qorvo completes acquisition of Decawave

24 February 2020

Global 5G smartphone shipments to grow tenfold to 199 million in 2020

21 February 2020

AXT’s Q4 revenue down 17% year-on-year, driven by drop in GaAs and Ge substrate sales

20 February 2020

Monolithic indium gallium nitride white light-emitting diode

20 February 2020

ST and TSMC collaborate to accelerate market adoption of GaN-based products

20 February 2020

Teledyne e2v HiRel and GaN Systems unveil high-reliability 100V GaN power HEMT

20 February 2020

Vixar unveils 10W VCSEL chip for 3D sensing

19 February 2020

POET receives Tranche 2a payment of US$4.75m from DenseLight buyer

19 February 2020

Qorvo completes acquisition of Custom MMIC

19 February 2020

Comtech receives $8.8m contract for Ka-band in-flight connectivity solid-state amplifiers

18 February 2020

Infineon launches CoolSiC MOSFET 650V family, extending reliability and performance to even more applications

18 February 2020

Navitas’ 65W GaNFast charger power ICs chosen by Xiaomi for Mi 10 Pro smartphone

17 February 2020

Veeco’s revenue rebounds in Q4, as cost cutting yields a second quarter of profit

17 February 2020

3D imaging and sensing market growing at 20% CAGR to $15bn in 2025

17 February 2020

Meaglow receives order for 50th hollow-cathode gas plasma source

17 February 2020

Palomar moves to new global HQ, expanding to 110,000ft2 of manufacturing and contract assembly labs

14 February 2020

Veeco launches Lumina As/P MOCVD platform

13 February 2020

Filtronic launches new-generation Morpheus II E-band transceiver modules, enabling 10Gbps mmWave backhaul for 5G

13 February 2020

Probing vertical conduction in indium selenide field-effect transistors

13 February 2020

TMD takes stake in GaN power amplifier maker Diamond Microwave

13 February 2020

Transphorm showcasing market adoption of high-voltage GaN power at APEC

13 February 2020

Compound Photonics and Plessey produce first 0.26-inch fully addressable integrated micro-LED display module for AR/MR

12 February 2020

Keysight, NOEIC and CompoundTek establish open standards for layout, design and automation of PIC testing

12 February 2020

Emcore completes sale and leaseback of Concord facility, generating $12.8m

12 February 2020

Emcore hits adjusted EBITDA break-even two quarters ahead of schedule, aided by OpEx cuts

11 February 2020

Anokiwave expands in San Diego to larger offices and new mmW lab

11 February 2020

Skyworks working with Wi-Fi Alliance to develop Wi-Fi 6E products for 5.925-7.125GHz range

10 February 2020

SemiQ launches 650V, 1200V and 1700V SiC Schottky diode family

10 February 2020

Cree’s quarterly revenue falls less than expected as LEDs counteract China-related trade, 5G and EV issues

10 February 2020

AOI launches 25Gbps LWDM cooled TO-packaged lasers for 5G front-haul

10 February 2020

Qorvo’s quarterly revenue grows a greater-than-expected 7.7%, driven by 5G, Wi-Fi and Defense markets

7 February 2020

LPE’s PE108 8-inch SiC epi reactor undergoing preliminary tests, while power semis drive 6-inch PE106 orders

6 February 2020

Plessey partners with Axus to process GaN-on-Si monolithic micro-LED displays

6 February 2020

Osram adds 65W single-channel pulsed infrared laser for short-range LiDAR in autonomous driving

6 February 2020

Developing complementary p-channel transistors for GaN-on-silicon power

6 February 2020

US Marine Corps orders additional Northrop Grumman AN/TPS-80 radar systems

6 February 2020

VPIphotonics and Infinera cooperate to streamline design process for InP PICs

6 February 2020

Vixar launches multi-junction VCSEL technology for 3D sensing

6 February 2020

Osram launches 3W blue laser for stage lighting applications

5 February 2020

Skyworks’ quarterly revenue grows a more-than-expected 8% sequentially to $896m

5 February 2020

Plessey and WaveOptics partner on micro-LED display technology for smart glasses

5 February 2020

Comtech PST receives $3.1m contract for GaN-based high-power amplifier systems

4 February 2020

POET completes Optical Interposer development project

4 February 2020

CEA-Leti unveils silicon nitride 200mm platform for developing ultralow-loss, high-power photonics in UV through mid-IR wavelengths

4 February 2020

Empower RF Systems launches compact 4kW S-band GaN-on-SiC solid-state power amplifier for SatCom uplinks

3 February 2020

University of Sheffield spins off EpiPix to develop and commercialize micro-LED technology

3 February 2020

NeoPhotonics samples high-power SOAs and narrow-linewidth lasers for coherent LiDAR transceivers

3 February 2020

BluGlass presenting paper at Photonics West on manufacturing high-performance lasers using RPCVD

3 February 2020

Seoul Viosys and Seoul Semiconductor showcase single-pixel RGB ‘Micro Clean LED’ enabling 42-220” 4K-resolution TV displays

3 February 2020

UVphotonics showcasing custom UV LEDs and modules at Photonics West

3 February 2020

II-VI showcasing portfolio of product and technology innovations at Photonics West and BiOS Expo

3 February 2020

Altum RF certified to ISO 9001 for evaluation of quality management system

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January 2020

31 January 2020

AKHAN issued US patent for fabricating monolithically integrated diamond semiconductors

31 January 2020

Latest issue of Semiconductor Today now available

31 January 2020

Qorvo launches highest-performance wideband GaN power amplifier for mission-critical defense applications

30 January 2020

Patterned sapphire silica substrate for ultraviolet light-emitting diodes

29 January 2020

Riber grows annual revenue by 7% to another record of €33.4m in 2019, driven by 31% growth in Q4

29 January 2020

Cree appoints Glenda Dorchak to board

28 January 2020

CompoundTek launches Southeast Asia’s first silicon photonics testing services hub in Singapore

28 January 2020

Flisom chooses LayTec mapping inspection tool for CIGS PV module quality control

27 January 2020

Singulus receives €50m order from CNBM subsidiary for CIGS solar module production systems

27 January 2020

Sheffield Quantum Centre launched to develop computing, communication, sensing and imaging technologies

27 January 2020

Nitride Semiconductor wins UV LED patent lawsuits in USA against RayVio

24 January 2020

Epitaxy equipment market to grow from $940m to over $6bn by 2025, driven by VCSEL and disruptive LED devices

23 January 2020

Enhancing AlGaN hole injection with germanium-doped tunnel junctions

23 January 2020

Shin-Etsu licenses Qromis’ GaN substrate technology

23 January 2020

Nakamura to receive National Academy of Sciences 2020 Award for Industrial Application of Science

22 January 2020

TDK Ventures invests in GaN laser light firm SLD Laser

21 January 2020

UMS’ GaN & GaAs PDKs for Pathwave ADS support enhanced thermal capability

21 January 2020

II-VI launches high-speed datacom VCSELs on 150mm GaAs for optical HDMI cables in consumer electronics

21 January 2020

GaN Systems’ power transistors used in Siemens’ new low-voltage Simatic Micro-Drive product line

20 January 2020

Fraunhofer IAF reports record 640GHz InGaAs MOSHEMT transistors

20 January 2020

Osram launches new generation of Oslon Square Hyper Red LEDs for horticulture lighting

20 January 2020

Lumileds appoints auto industry veteran Matt Roney to lead Automotive business unit

17 January 2020

Lancaster University shows how InAs/AlSb resonant-tunnelling non-volatile memory consumes 100 times less switching energy than DRAM

17 January 2020

LayTec EpiTT used to optimize MBE growth of InP-based quantum cascade lasers

17 January 2020

LayTec’s EpiTT FaceT chosen by high-power laser maker for yield improvement

16 January 2020

Pasternack launches Class AB high-power amplifiers up to 200W for bands from 20MHz to 18GHz

16 January 2020

GaN Systems named in 2020 Global Cleantech 100 list

16 January 2020

Indium selenide expands potential of 2D optoelectronic structures

16 January 2020

ON Semiconductor signs LiDAR collaboration MOU with SOS LAB

15 January 2020

Midsummer announces completion of first installation of Bender SunWave solar roof panels

15 January 2020

Littelfuse launches Gate Drive Evaluation Platform to speed design of SiC-based power converters

15 January 2020

ROHM’s SiCrystal wins $120m multi-year deal to supply 150mm silicon carbide wafers to ST

15 January 2020

Osram’s new Oslon Boost HM LED enables ultra-slim designs for headlights

15 January 2020

Palomar presenting low-latency manufacturing for LiDAR at Photonics West

14 January 2020

StratEdge recruits process engineer for manufacturing semiconductor packages and IC assembly services

14 January 2020

NeoPhotonics samples 400ZR ClearLight OSFP coherent transceivers for Cloud data-center interconnects

13 January 2020

Advantech receives orders worth $2m for GaN-based Engage Class FlyAway military-grade SatCom terminals

10 January 2020

Imec demos scalable III-V and III-N devices on silicon, targeting beyond-5G RF front-end modules

10 January 2020

Ambarella, Lumentum and ON Semiconductor collaborate on 3D sensing platform for access control and smart video security

10 January 2020

Entegris acquires CMP slurry manufacturer Sinmat

10 January 2020

II-VI wins Best Strategic Partner Award from Dynax for supplying SiC substrates for wireless RF devices

10 January 2020

Inphi surpasses milestone of 100,000 COLORZ units shipped

9 January 2020

MICLEDI raises €4.5m from imec.xpand, PMV and FIDIMEC

9 January 2020

Osram boosts Ostar Projection Power LED family beyond 3000 ANSI lumens, rivaling high-pressure discharge lamps

9 January 2020

Thermal droop in indium gallium nitride light-emitting diodes

9 January 2020

EPC’s new ToF demo board drives lasers with currents up to 28A with 1.2ns pulses using automotive-qualified eGaN technology

9 January 2020

Source Photonics appoints Weiming Li as president & CEO

9 January 2020

JinkoSolar partners with Shanghai Institute of Space Power-Sources

8 January 2020

Seoul Semiconductor and Viosys showcase first 1-pixel µLED enabling 42-220” 4K-resolution TV

8 January 2020

Qorvo launches complete V2X front-end, including first Band 47/Wi-Fi BAW coexistence filter

8 January 2020

AXT adds finance executive to board

8 January 2020

Qorvo launches first solution that seamlessly integrates Wi-Fi 6 and IoT

8 January 2020

Qorvo expands cellular IoT portfolio

8 January 2020

II-VI wins Excellent Core Partner Award from FiberHome

8 January 2020

Griffin unveils compact, fast USB-C wall chargers enhanced with power delivery and GaN technology

8 January 2020

Skyworks’ wireless engines powering smart home security systems

7 January 2020

Qorvo supports Wi-Fi Alliance expansion into 6GHz spectrum with Wi-Fi 6E

7 January 2020

Qorvo launches first Wi-Fi 6 iFEM with BAW filter to deliver whole-home coverage

7 January 2020

Qorvo’s IoT transceiver chip enables simultaneous operation of all open, smart home protocols

7 January 2020

Emcore agrees sale and leaseback deal for Concord MEMS facility

7 January 2020

AUKEY debuts GaN-based power chargers at CES

7 January 2020

First Solar reaches agreement to settle pending class action lawsuit

6 January 2020

Sanan IC appoints Plextek RFI as GaAs MMIC design services partner for 5G

6 January 2020

Skyworks powering 5G Massive IoT applications

6 January 2020

NeoPhotonics ships initial units of extended-tuning-range 400G-capable ClearLight CFP2-DCO coherent transceivers for end-customer trials

6 January 2020

Osram and Rinspeed unveil mobility technologies at CES in MetroSnap concept vehicle

3 January 2020

pSemi’s former CEO Jim Cable retires as chairman & chief technology officer

2 January 2020

Veeco promotes chief accounting officer & treasurer to CFO

2 January 2020

Navitas wins Innovation Star award from Zhangjiang Hi-Tech, as well as investment-intent agreement

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