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APRIL 2014

23 April 2014

San Luis Obispo's Cree LED street light upgrade cuts energy use by 65%

23 April 2014

Peregrine launches pin-compatible PE4312 50Ω RF digital step attenuator upgrade from PE4302

23 April 2014

Epistar extends LED collaborative development program and IP licensing agreement with Intermolecular

23 April 2014

Cree's quarterly revenue grows 16% year-on-year to $405m, driven by 35% growth in lighting products

23 April 2014

ITC rules Mellanox does not infringe Avago’s laser driver patent

22 April 2014

Solar Frontier explores building R&D and manufacturing plant outside Japan with CNSE

22 April 2014

IP battle expected in next three years as GaN-on-Si enters production

22 April 2014

Avago's QSFP+ MMF optical transceiver shipments surpass 500,000 modules

22 April 2014

MOCVD equipment market growing at 14.13% CAGR over 2013-2018

22 April 2014

EVG leading in permanent bonding market, but merged Applied/Tokyo Electron to challenge

22 April 2014

LG Innotek mass producing 560mW UV LEDs

22 April 2014

Pasternack launches L- and S-band high-gain amplifiers for 1.2-1.4GHz and 3.1-3.5GHz radar

22 April 2014

SEMI-GAS expands GigaGuard GSM controller with PLC control for 6-, 7- and 8-stick gas distribution systems

21 April 2014

New technique enables low-energy light detection, extending range from 4μm to at least 55μm

21 April 2014

5N Plus appoints chief operating officer

21 April 2014

Growing InGaAs MOSCAPs directly on (100) silicon substrates

21 April 2014

Emcore and Lake Shore receive joint award for terahertz systems technology

18 April 2014

Top-down InGaAs nanowire fabrication enabled by novel etch processing

17 April 2014

Soitec-based CPV project completed at Moapa Travel Plaza on tribal land

17 April 2014

EPC introduces development board for high-current, high-stepdown buck converter applications

17 April 2014

Tenaska decides against using Soitec CPV modules for CSOLAR IV West project

16 April 2014

GigOptix delivers $1.5m order for E-band radio chipsets

16 April 2014

Peregrine names VP of marketing

16 April 2014

IQE’s Infrared Division wins its first $1m order for InSb substrates

16 April 2014

Riber sells two MBE systems to Asian lab for arsenide and antimonide R&D

16 April 2014

Osram provides headlamp technology for first pickup truck with full LED forward lighting

16 April 2014

MACOM demonstrating optical solutions at Fiber Optics Expo in Tokyo

16 April 2014

QD Laser launches picosecond pulsed driver board integrated with 1μm-wavelength-range DFB laser modules

15 April 2014

Lumileds unveils chip-on-board LED arrays for PAR38-equivalent lamps and spotlights

15 April 2014

SemiLEDs' quarterly revenue rebounds by 22%, but losses still rising

15 April 2014

Growing cubic and hexagonal GaN on standard (100) silicon substrates

15 April 2014

Cree launches LS Series linear LED luminaire

15 April 2014

Lake Shore showcasing cryogenic probe stations at MRS Spring

15 April 2014

POET's chief scientist to speak at Empire Club's Spirit of a Pioneer meeting

15 April 2014

Packaged HB-LED market to grow at 12.9% to over $26bn in 2018

14 April 2014

Pasternack launches 1W and 2W medium-power broadband amplifiers up to 18GHz

14 April 2014

Altatech’s Orion LedMax wafer inspection and metrology system chosen by LED maker Osram

14 April 2014

The Optoelectronics Company launches direct-emission 520nm green laser diode modules

11 April 2014

Improving LED efficiency through InN nanostructures

11 April 2014

NeoPhotonics reducing losses as it confirms Q3/2013's record revenue

11 April 2014

Ascent Solar announces availability of EnerPlex Jumpr Slate 10,000mAh portable battery

11 April 2014

Michigan-based Thorlabs Ultrafast Optoelectronics business unit formed to enter high-speed opto

11 April 2014

Marktech launches multichip emitters and LEDs

10 April 2014

Lake Shore launches integrated system for THz materials characterization

10 April 2014

Lake Shore adds 7-inch magnet version of AC/DC Hall measurement system

10 April 2014

Next investment cycle already begun in LED front-end equipment

10 April 2014

Developing phosphor-free white light from nanopyramid LEDs

10 April 2014

Tyndall to lead EU project to design next-generation devices

10 April 2014

University of Toronto’s Center for Nanotechnology orders second SemiTEq R&D MBE system

10 April 2014

TowerJazz receives Supplier Excellence Award from MACOM

10 April 2014

Henniker’s TMC13 deposition rate controller now supports multi-crystal sensors

10 April 2014

Obducat launches 2nd-generation mass-production nanoimprint lithography system

10 April 2014

UK’s PPE breaks ground on new O-ring manufacturing plant in USA

9 April 2014

DARPA's Mobile Hotspots phase 1 makes progress toward providing 1Gb/s backbone to remote troops

9 April 2014

Peregrine’s Global 1 reconfigurable RF front-end debuted in Greater China market

9 April 2014

Gallium nitride device and substrate market to rise to $15.6bn by 2022

8 April 2014

Osram unveils first flush-mountable infrared LED, giving smartphones and tablets remote control functionality

8 April 2014

Picodeon appoints Applied Materials veteran Fergus Clarke as CEO

8 April 2014

Peregrine launches monolithic alternative to discrete PIN-diode limiters

8 April 2014

Bridgelux selected by Bloomberg New Energy Finance as 2014 New Energy Pioneer

8 April 2014

Trifortune orders Aixtron MOCVD system for GaN LEDs on alternative substrates

8 April 2014

Soitec’s CPV modules selected in over 10 new solar projects in France

8 April 2014

Improving electrically pumped external-cavity mode-locking

7 April 2014

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum exhibits new TURBOVAC i line of turbo pumps for analytics market and R&D

7 April 2014

Solar Frontier and Chopro to build and operate Nagasaki Prefecture’s largest solar power plant

7 April 2014

Solar Frontier's CIS cell sets thin-film PV efficiency record of 20.9%

7 April 2014

LEDs in signage & professional displays to grow at 11.9% annually to $3.56bn in 2019

4 April 2014

Riber makes profit in 2013 despite revenue falling 14%

4 April 2014

Custom MMIC launches 20dB-gain 20GHz distributed power amplifier

4 April 2014

Pushing high-power, high-frequency performance of GaN HEMTs on silicon

4 April 2014

SemiTEq launches new generation of PVD & PECVD systems for R&D

3 April 2014

UVOTECH launches HELIOS-500 UV-ozone cleaning system

3 April 2014

Skorpios joins 100G CLR4 Alliance

3 April 2014

5N Plus acquires remaining stake in Sylarus

3 April 2014

SPTS named Company of the Year and Best Exporter by ESTnet

3 April 2014

Edwards opening US service center

2 April 2014

Infinera Intelligent Transport Network provides first 500G super-channels in South Africa

2 April 2014

Infonetics names Infinera as top optical transport vendor

2 April 2014

Ammono and Unipress devise fast, low-cost production of ammonothermal GaN

2 April 2014

Avago's latest 100G MicroPOD and MiniPOD optical modules extend beyond 500m

2 April 2014

SAMCO to distribute Valence Process Equipment’s MOCVD systems

2 April 2014

Simplifying indium gallium arsenide growth on gallium arsenide substrate

1 April 2014

Lumileds boosts LUXEON Z ES LED flux by 18%; adds 4000K and 5700K 90-CRI options

1 April 2014

Midsummer launches versatile R&D platform for CIGS PV deposition

1 April 2014

Luminus launches XNOVA mid-power LED product line for replacement lamps and luminaires

1 April 2014

Luminus appoints former Bridgelux chief sales & marketing officer as its executive VP of sales & marketing

1 April 2014

Raytheon demonstrates GaN-on-diamond HEMT with 3x increase in power density over GaN-on-SiC

1 April 2014

University of Washington selects Altatech’s CVD system to develop new process materials

1 April 2014

Bridgelux announces first 10-year warranty for chip-on-board LED light sources

1 April 2014

MACOM announces IP licensing program and supply deal with IQE for GaN-on-Si

1 April 2014

Lextar debuts packaging-free White Chip LED

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MARCH 2014

31 March 2014

Latest issue of Semiconductor Today now available

31 March 2014

Pasternack launches X-band high-gain power amplifiers with high linearity performance

31 March 2014

POET adds VP of product development and files strategic patent applications for quantum computing

31 March 2014

IQE delivers 200mm GaN-on-Si HEMT wafers to Singapore-MIT LEES next-generation CMOS program

28 March 2014

Distributed Bragg reflectors for InGaN LEDs on silicon

28 March 2014

Custom MMIC launches 20GHz GaAs distributed driver amp offering positive gain slope and low noise

28 March 2014

Samsung selects Anadigics’ front-end ICs for WiFi connectivity in GALAXY Tab Pro

28 March 2014

EPC presenting DC-DC converter using eGaN HEMTs operating at 10MHz with 89% peak efficiency and ability to operate in harsh environments

28 March 2014

Infinera super-channel transmission capacity deployments reach 1 petabit per second

28 March 2014

Lumileds boosts flux and efficacy of LUXEON 3535 2D mid-power LED by 10%

28 March 2014

Huawei’s Ascend P6S smartphone powered by Anadigics’ WiFi FEICs

27 March 2014

IQE’s revenue and profits rise strongly, driven by robust wireless business and diversification

27 March 2014

Soraa unveils LED AR111, PAR30 and PAR38 lamps

27 March 2014

Cree launches first 8000lm LED module, enabling replacement of 150W CMH lamps

27 March 2014

Samsung launches flip-chip LED packages and modules for size-sensitive lighting applications

27 March 2014

Toshiba launches CSP white LEDs for lighting, cutting mounting area by 90%

27 March 2014

Rubicon closes public offering of common stock

26 March 2014

Quantum Semiconductor and Silvaco collaborate on modeling Si-Ge-C superlattices

26 March 2014

Cree breaks 300lm/W efficacy barrier for white LEDs

26 March 2014

Plessey launches 1005-size SMT-packaged LEDs for wearable electronics

26 March 2014

Bridgelux unveils exterior and industrial LED sub-system as high-pressure sodium lamp replacement

26 March 2014

Sierra Nevada awards Emcore solar panel contract for NASA's CYGNSS Mission

25 March 2014

Soitec announces full commissioning of first 22MWp half of 44MWp South African CPV plant

25 March 2014

Emcore launches 1550nm DOCSIS 3.1 DWDM DFB laser module for CATV

25 March 2014

Lumileds’ hot-color-targeted LUXEON 3020 LED exceeds 1000lm/$ threshold

25 March 2014

RFMD awarded $9.7m Air Force contract to produce first 6" mm-wave GaN-on-SiC ICs

25 March 2014

Toshiba launches 1W and 0.6W white LEDs for lighting applications

25 March 2014

Improving as-grown indium gallium nitride solar cells

25 March 2014

Emcore introduces second-generation 2804 fiber-optic transmitter and Medallion Series EDFAs for CATV

25 March 2014

Seoul Semiconductor launches Acrich MJT 2525 series of compact high-voltage mid-power LEDs

25 March 2014

Emcore introduces EDFAs to extend reach of Optiva Platform

25 March 2014

Emcore introduces simultaneous 10MHz and L-band fiber-optic links for Optiva Platform

24 March 2014

Martini Tech offering GaN MOCVD on sapphire substrates

24 March 2014

Moapa Paiute Tribe, LADWP and First Solar break ground on 250MW project

24 March 2014

Freescale launches first 2W 1500-2700MHz integrated power amplifier with over 40dB gain in single 5V device

24 March 2014

IQE’s equity stake in Solar Junction acquired by strategic investor

21 March 2014

MACOM launches USB receiver integrating LNA, image reject mixer and LO doubler

21 March 2014

Monolithic integration of nitride semiconductor HEMTs and LEDs

20 March 2014

GaN-on-Si enabling GaN power electronics, but to capture less than 5% of LED making by 2020

20 March 2014

TowerJazz issues bonds to reduce debt through June 2015 by $55m

20 March 2014

TowerJazz’s Asia Pacific VP presents at SEMICON China’s ‘More than Moore Technology Forum’

20 March 2014

RFMD’s GaN amplifiers for DOCSIS 3.1 CATV win CableFAX Tech Award for Green Technology

20 March 2014

First Solar expects 2014 sales to rise to $3.7-4bn, with operating cash flow of $250-450m

20 March 2014

Daylight launches first laser-based IR microscopy platform for rapid, high-res spectral imaging

20 March 2014

MEI launches batch wet processing metal lift-off system

19 March 2014

EpiWorks expanding MOCVD production capacity

19 March 2014

Glo completes $30m Series D financing round

19 March 2014

Keithley launches high-voltage power supplies for safe breakdown testing up to 10kV

19 March 2014

First Solar and Shams Ma’an secure 20-year PPA for Jordan’s largest PV project

19 March 2014

First Solar raises CdTe total area module efficiency record from 16.1% to 17%, highest of any thin-film

19 March 2014

First Solar optimizes CdTe PV modules for GE’s new 4MW ProSolar 1500V inverter/transformer system

19 March 2014

Rubicon announces proposed public offering of common stock

19 March 2014

Osram launches CoB LED offering twice the light from half the surface, targeting compact spotlights

19 March 2014

IQE delivers first 150mm VCSEL epiwafers for high-volume, low-cost applications

19 March 2014

Hittite to buy assets of Keragis

18 March 2014

Lumileds debuts first hot-color-targeted low-power emitter with 1/9th micro color binning

18 March 2014

SemiLEDs’ EV-W ReadyWhite-phosphor LED chips deliver high CCT uniformity to low-profile packages

18 March 2014

Lumileds delivers first hot-color-targeted mid-power LED, plus new 1/9th micro color binning

18 March 2014

CPV installed capacity to rise from 358MW in 2014 to over 1GW by 2020

18 March 2014

Cree’s XB-H high-density discrete LED combines high lumen output and optical control in smaller package

18 March 2014

Thin-film material market to reach $10.25bn by 2018

18 March 2014

MKS to acquire Granville-Phillips vacuum gauge division of Brooks Automation

18 March 2014

InP/GaAsSb DHBT with record more than 700GHz power-gain cut-off

18 March 2014

Combined TriQuint-RFMD to command 36% of GaAs and GaN supply into defense sector

18 March 2014

EVG establishes China subsidiary in Shanghai

17 March 2014

Transphorm adds first 600V GaN PQFN-packaged products to JEDEC-qualified GaN-on-Si family

17 March 2014

Plessey signs Matrix to expand distribution network into Iberia

17 March 2014

Ramp up of GaN on-Si LEDs over coming year to drive shift from sapphire to silicon wafers

17 March 2014

MACOM launches highest-power, full E-band MMIC power amplifier

17 March 2014

GaN Systems appoints power electronics exec Jim Witham as CEO

17 March 2014

First Solar completes 1.3MW PV plant at Kitakyushu-shi in Japan

17 March 2014

Meaglow’s hollow cathode plasma source reduces oxygen contamination by orders of magnitude

14 March 2014

UCL and Chalmers report widest-band amplifier

14 March 2014

Xenics strengthens direct sales force for XenicsCores SWIR and LWIR OEM modules, targeting security markets

14 March 2014

Bipolar diffusion injection into indium gallium nitride quantum wells

13 March 2014

Cree cuts LED Bulb prices by up to 23% and adds 100W replacement

13 March 2014

Custom MMIC launches 1-24GHz GaAs driver amplifier delivering +20dBm output

13 March 2014

MACOM's M37040 and M37041 CDRs reach volume shipment; demoed with Molex’s transceivers in 100G zQSFP+ AOC

13 March 2014

Molex’s zCD AOC interface chosen for CDFP MSA's 400G hot-pluggable module

13 March 2014

MACOM launches low-power quad-channel 28Gbps laser drivers for 100GbE CFP2, CFP4 and QSFP28 modules

13 March 2014

ST unveils 1200V SiC power MOSFETs with 200°C temperature rating

13 March 2014

Cree presenting at APEC on SiC MOSFETs

13 March 2014

IQE’s VCSEL epiwafers enable IBM/Chalmers to achieve record 64Gb/s over multimode fiber

13 March 2014

EPC to demonstrate how eGaN FETs boost efficiency by 20% in wireless power applications

13 March 2014

South African Department of Energy grants preliminary approval to refinancing scheme for Soitec’s 44MWp solar project

12 March 2014

NeoPhotonics launches modular multicast switches for CDC ROADMs in 100G coherent networks

12 March 2014

CDFP MSA releases mechanical specifications for 400G interface

12 March 2014

MACOM launches first monolithically integrated EML driver and CDR

12 March 2014

MACOM launches low-power 4x28G TIAs for high-density, small-form-factor 100G modules

12 March 2014

MACOM adds linear quad-channel 32G modulator drivers for metro 100G coherent CFP and CFP2 modules

12 March 2014

TriQuint launches 130W Spatium GaN-based solid-state power amplifier for Ka-band SatComs

12 March 2014

CIVCOM launches DSP-based coherent 100G CFP and single carrier 200G pluggable transponders

12 March 2014

Tsinghua University purchases Oxford Instruments plasma systems for quantum computing

12 March 2014

Zeta hires senior executive from KLA-Tencor as chief operating officer

12 March 2014

Direct growth of graphene on aluminium nitride on silicon

11 March 2014

Finisar demos CFP4 modules for high-port-count 100G systems

11 March 2014

Molex to release QuatroScale 28G silicon photonics AOCs for low-power, long-reach 100-400G data-center designs

11 March 2014

OpenOptics MSA to define 1550nm silicon photonics based QSFP transceiver for 100G data-center networks on SMF infrastructure

11 March 2014

Lumileds launches LUXEON 3535 HV mid-power LED, compatible with less costly high-voltage drivers

11 March 2014

Mellanox showcasing 100G QSFP solutions

11 March 2014

Mellanox launches LinkX family of cables and transceivers for data-center infrastructure

11 March 2014

NeoPhotonics adds integrated coherent transmitter for 100G coherent transport; samples small-form-factor narrow-linewidth tunable laser and Type 2 intradyne coherent receiver

11 March 2014

NeoPhotonics samples dual-rate 100G LR4 CFP2 for client-side applications

11 March 2014

MACOM launches quad-channel surface-mount modulator drivers for 100, 200 and 400G coherent long-haul

11 March 2014

MACOM and Avago to demo optoelectronic switching for 10 Gigabit Ethernet

11 March 2014

UCSB uses IQE’s large-scale MBE to develop 1.3μm QD lasers on silicon substrates

10 March 2014

EPC introduces development boards for EPC8000 family of eGaN FETs

10 March 2014

Skorpios demos 100G QSFP28 transceiver; launches micro-ITLA tunable laser

10 March 2014

IPG expands laser production with extra Veeco GEN2000 MBE system

10 March 2014

Ascent Solar appoints VP & general manager of EnerPlex Division

10 March 2014

Skyworks launches flip-chip packaged switch/LNA front-ends to shrink footprint in smartphones and tablets

10 March 2014

NeoPhotonics names Broadcom executive Rajiv Ramaswami to board

10 March 2014

China's LED die revenue to grow 36.6% in 2014 to $1475m

10 March 2014

Finisar reports sixth quarter of revenue growth to record $294m

10 March 2014

Windstream deploys Infinera Intelligent Transport Network for 100G long-haul express network

7 March 2014

Sapphire core prices to resume rise in Q2-Q3/2014; wafer prices to rise slightly in Q2

7 March 2014

HCPV cell efficiency to rise from 40-42% to 45% by 2017, driving system efficiency towards 40%

7 March 2014

Furukawa develops 1060nm VCSEL operating at 25G over 500m of multimode fiber from OFS and Corning

7 March 2014

Selective III-V re-growth multi-gate transistor boosts performance

7 March 2014

MACOM adds 10W GaN in Plastic power transistor for radar and communications system

7 March 2014

Advanced Photonix extends line of credit with lenders

6 March 2014

GigOptix and BrPhotonics demo 100G integrated TOSA reference platform for CFP2 plus 12-channel 300G chipset for pluggable modules and AOCs

6 March 2014

CST to supply GaAs wafers to Optelian’s Versawave Division for optical modulators

6 March 2014

Oclaro's OFC product line-up to feature 100G solutions with higher densities, lower power and smaller form factors

6 March 2014

EpiGaN appoints Siemens/Infineon power semiconductor veteran as chairman

6 March 2014

Cree selects Plextek RFI as preferred European design resource

6 March 2014

Daylight Solutions awarded ISO 9001:2008 certification

6 March 2014

LED usage in NVIS-compatible lighting to grow from $62.6m to $170.5m in 2020

6 March 2014

IQE launches OpenIQE initiative to boost regional supply chains

5 March 2014

Oclaro unveils 10G wideband tunable SFP+ module based on new InP laser platform, consuming under 1.5W at high operating temperature

5 March 2014

Cree launches first 50A SiC rectifiers

5 March 2014

Oclaro ramps production of dual-rate 100G CFP2 LR4 client-side pluggable transceiver

5 March 2014

GigOptix participating in PANTHER project on multi-flow Terabit transceivers for edge SDN switches and data-centers

5 March 2014

OIF completes three implementation agreements for 100G electrical interfaces; starts project for 400G

5 March 2014

Source Photonics introduces first 100G LR4 transceiver in QSFP28 form factor

5 March 2014

CATV infrastructure amplifier market to reach $225m

5 March 2014

Indium gallium nitride LEDs produced at 480°C

4 March 2014

POET achieves new milestone and reports progress

4 March 2014

Transphorm giving presentations on GaN in APEC's Industry Sessions

4 March 2014

MACOM launches wideband, high-dynamic-range frequency doubler

4 March 2014

Electric vehicle to be largest application of wide-bandgap power semiconductors by 2020

3 March 2014

Oclaro to demo 100G coherent CFP2 pluggable module at OFC

3 March 2014

GaN Systems appoints senior director of technical marketing, Asia

3 March 2014

Skyworks to initiate quarterly dividend program following strong cash flow generation

3 March 2014

Aixtron's quarterly revenue rises 10% in Q4/2013, but demand remains subdued

3 March 2014

Finisar launches first wavelength-tunable RF-over-fiber transmitter in small-form-factor module

3 March 2014

MACOM to showcase expanded portfolio of 100G products at OFC

3 March 2014

MACOM showcasing portfolio of S- and L-band power devices for radar

3 March 2014

Peregrine demos UltraCMOS Global 1 PA at Mobile World Congress

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FEBRUARY 2014

28 February 2014

Latest issue of Semiconductor Today now available

28 February 2014

Stion demonstrates 23.2% CIGS PV efficiency using tandem technology

28 February 2014

SETi unveiling SMD-based 10mW UVC LEDs at Pittcon

27 February 2014

Centrosolar to distribute TSMC Solar modules in North America

27 February 2014

CRAIC launches FilmPro software for microspot film thickness measurement

27 February 2014

EPC presenting GaN technology for high-frequency resonant and envelope tracking power supplies at APEC

27 February 2014

LayTec's EpiCurve TT AR used to demo crack-free a-plane GaN layers containing low-temperature AlN interlayers

26 February 2014

Emcore awarded solar panel manufacturing contract by ATK for NASA’s InSight Mars Lander Mission

26 February 2014

IBM sets record speed of 64Gb/s for data transmission over multimode optical fiber

26 February 2014

Raytheon outlines continuing maturing of GaN technology DARPA’s WBGS program

26 February 2014

5N Plus appoints CFO to aid growth strategy

26 February 2014

Plessey appoints chief commercial officer

26 February 2014

RFMD adds antenna control solutions for 4G LTE smartphones and tablets

26 February 2014

RFMD's envelope tracking solutions to feature in leading 4G reference designs and 4G smartphones

26 February 2014

Skyworks launches scalable antenna switch solutions supporting LTE and carrier aggregation

26 February 2014

First Solar raises CdTe solar cell efficiency record to 20.4%, matching multi-crystalline silicon record

26 February 2014

First Solar's sales fall 28% year-on-year to $768m in Q4

26 February 2014

AXT’s revenue falls 9% in Q4 to $18.6m, but decline in GaAs levels out

26 February 2014

EVG and Brisbane Materials introduce anti-reflective coating solution for increasing LED lighting output

25 February 2014

Anadigics' revenue grows 19% year-on-year to $134.2m, driven by Wi-Fi

25 February 2014

Lumileds’ new LUXEON MZ doubles lumen density and center-beam candle power

25 February 2014

Lake Shore discussing new 8500 Series THz system for material characterization at APS

25 February 2014

Combining low on-resistance with high breakdown voltage

25 February 2014

InterDigital and Imec to co-develop 60GHz mmW and phased-array technology for 5G-ready small-cell backhaul

25 February 2014

HelioVolt seeks strategic investment alternatives as partner SK withdraws

24 February 2014

Soraa's third-generation GaN-on-GaN LED boosts efficiency by 30%

24 February 2014

Skyworks launches family of front-ends for low-cost smartphones in emerging TD-LTE markets

24 February 2014

RFMD and TriQuint to merge, creating $2bn-turnover firm

24 February 2014

Skyworks launches second-generation SkyOne front-ends supporting carrier aggregation and more frequency bands

24 February 2014

RFMD launches RF Fusion complete RF front-end for 4G world phones and tablets, for commercial availability in 2014

24 February 2014

Rubicon grows for a third consecutive quarter, driven by LED general lighting and non-LED mobile applications

21 February 2014

Veeco’s Q4 revenue falls by a third year-on-year

21 February 2014

Caltech develops high-coherence laser based on hybrid Si/III-V platform

21 February 2014

RFaxis honored with 2014 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation Leadership

21 February 2014

Agilent launches ADS 2014, including simulation support for DynaFET model for III-V FETs

20 February 2014

Soitec’s Altatech subsidiary partners with Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin and installs new CVD system

20 February 2014

First Solar appoints general counsel

20 February 2014

Cree extends XSP Series street-light performance to outdoor area lighting

20 February 2014

Cree named to MIT Technology Review’s 2014 50 Smartest Companies list

20 February 2014

Vertical GaN transistor with 1.6kV blocking voltage

20 February 2014

ALSI becomes ASM Laser Separation International

20 February 2014

EPC adds 100V eGaN FET, with positive gain into 3GHz range

20 February 2014

Bridgelux names former Cree and Micron technologist Cem Basceri as CTO

19 February 2014

NRL-Technion-Ioffe team outlines roadmap to efficient green-blue-ultraviolet LEDs

19 February 2014

Leeds University demos first THz laser chip with pulsed peak power exceeding 1W

19 February 2014

GaN device market to grow at 24.6% to $2.2bn in 2019

19 February 2014

Samsung introduces LED components for advanced mobile devices

19 February 2014

IHP and Georgia Tech demo record-speed silicon-based device

18 February 2014

Raytheon enters 15th year of GaN technology development and system integration

18 February 2014

Osram launches yellow Oslon Compact LED for vehicle front turn indicators

18 February 2014

Soitec launches higher-capacity version of off-grid CPV system

18 February 2014

GaN Systems hires director European operations prior to launching commercial products in 2014

18 February 2014

GT licenses Kyma’s PVDNC technology for low-cost, epi-ready LED wafer production

18 February 2014

Lumileds launches LUXEON Rebel ES Lime emitters with 200lm/W efficacy for tunable white light

18 February 2014

GigOptix launches TIA receivers enabling high-resolution natural user interfaces for consumer electronics

18 February 2014

Skyworks FEMs, LNAs and analog solutions powering leading gaming platforms

18 February 2014

Imec and Vrije Universiteit Brussel report first 79GHz radar transmitter in 28nm CMOS

18 February 2014

First Solar recognizes top suppliers with 2013 achievement awards

18 February 2014

Power discrete device market to grow at 8.43% over 2013-2018

18 February 2014

Direct growth of III-V quantum dot lasers on silicon

17 February 2014

Seoul Semiconductor reports record revenue of 1 trillion Korean Won in 2013, driven by LED lighting

17 February 2014

Increasing fMAX for InP/GaInAsSb transistors

17 February 2014

Oerlikon Leybold launches TURBOVAC i range of pumps with integrated drive electronics

17 February 2014

UC Irvine and TowerJazz present 9-element fully integrated W-band direct-detection-based receiver

17 February 2014

Oxford Instruments receives cluster system order from Glasgow University to improve energy efficiency of electronic and optoelectronic devices

14 February 2014

GigOptix's Q4 revenue grows more-than-expected 7% sequentially to $7.8m

14 February 2014

Evatec enhances GaAs PVD processing capabilities in US fab

14 February 2014

The Optoelectronics Company distributing Oclaro's HL63163DG 100mW 633nm red laser diode

14 February 2014

SAMCO to buy 90% of plasma cleaning system maker UCP

14 February 2014

Dutch consortium develops solar testing system, for commercial availability in first-half 2015

14 February 2014

Surrey University's Alfred Adams awarded Rank Prize for Optoelectronics

14 February 2014

Fraunhofer ISE and Fukushima prefecture sign MoU

13 February 2014

GaN LED revenue rises 10.6% in 2013, but era of fast growth is ending

13 February 2014

Mitsubishi Electric develops EV motor drive system with built-in SiC inverter

13 February 2014

MACOM acquires Nitronex for $26m

13 February 2014

EPSRC awards £2m for PVTEAM project on Earth-abundant materials

13 February 2014

Avancis achieves 16.6% efficiency record for encapsulated CIS thin-film PV modules

13 February 2014

Rubicon to showcase large-diameter patterned sapphire substrates at LED Korea

13 February 2014

Soraa unveils first full-visible-spectrum LED AR111 lamps

13 February 2014

Edwards launches large-capacity turbo pump with improved gas flow capability and high-temperature management

13 February 2014

DILAS appoints Special Systems as distributor in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine

13 February 2014

TriQuint launches high-performance filters for LTE

12 February 2014

TriQuint launches three MMPAs with envelope tracking, capturing design wins in LTE smartphones

12 February 2014

CIGS PV firm Siva Power achieves 18.8% efficiency in 10 months

12 February 2014

Cree launches XLamp CXA LED arrays with increased lumen density

12 February 2014

POET announces executive changes plus restructured University of Connecticut license agreement

12 February 2014

Custom MMIC adds two DC-18GHz SPDT non-reflective switches

12 February 2014

GigOptix and CPqD form joint venture BrPhotonics in Brazil

12 February 2014

Ascent Solar completes $10m Ironridge financing

11 February 2014

Momentive expands manufacturing capacity for tantalum carbide coatings

11 February 2014

Agilent’s simulation and modeling software selected by Nitronex for high-power GaN design

11 February 2014

Enabling high-voltage InGaN LED operation with ceramic substrate

11 February 2014

Emcore’s record quarter for Photovoltaics drives revenue to $44.2m

11 February 2014

Distributor ProPhotonix adds four Oclaro visible laser diodes to its range

11 February 2014

Argonne and University of Texas team boost solar cells by capturing high-energy photons more efficiently

10 February 2014

Advanced Photonix's growth pauses while silicon photodiode production shut down

10 February 2014

Advanced Photonix announces 100G design win in China

10 February 2014

Eoin O’Reilly of Ireland’s Tyndall National Institute awarded Rank Prize for Optoelectronics

10 February 2014

Soraa launches high color temperature, full-visible-spectrum Vivid 2 MR16 LED lamps

10 February 2014

RFMD earns Samsung's Quality Grand Award as best quality supplier

10 February 2014

Gallium nitride quantum dots and deep UV light emission

10 February 2014

TriQuint grows 7% in Q4, led by 21% rebound in Networks infrastructure

10 February 2014

Seoul Semiconductor and LEDLab team with CLTC, UC Davis for 10th Annual Luminaire Design Competition

10 February 2014

EpiGaN honored as Trends Gazelle ‘Starter’ 2014 in Limburg

7 February 2014

SPTS promotes chief operating officer Kevin Crofton to president

7 February 2014

Hittite's profits fall more than expected in Q4 due to low-margin military development contracts

7 February 2014

LEDs usage in medical & biophotonic devices grows 19.8% to $77.3m in 2013

6 February 2014

European project COMPOSE3 targets proof of concept of 14nm 3D-stacked InGaAs/SiGe hybrid SRAM cell within three years

6 February 2014

Oclaro’s 40 and 100G transmission product revenue grew 20% for second quarter

5 February 2014

South Africa’s PTiP opens CIGS PV module pilot-production line

5 February 2014

Firecomms' RedLink transmitters and receivers available in vertical package options

5 February 2014

Electronic component distributor Digi-Key to provide global access to MACOM’s RF and microwave products

5 February 2014

Improving nanowire transistor linearity with regrowth

5 February 2014

IQE’s VCSEL epiwafers used by TU-Berlin for record power efficiencies in optical interconnects

5 February 2014

JDSU's quarterly revenue grows 4% to more-than-expected $447.6m

5 February 2014

Anadigics launches 1/2 -Watt 1805-1880MHz small-cell power amplifier for WCDMA, HSPA and LTE small-cell applications

5 February 2014

Cree launches self-programming wireless lighting control system

4 February 2014

Peregrine challenging GaAs PA market with UltraCMOS Global 1

4 February 2014

ABB contributing $2.5m as partner in five-year Next Generation Power Electronics Innovation Institute

4 February 2014

ProPhotonix adds four new laser diodes from QSI

3 February 2014

Excelitas unveils enhanced APDs for ultra-low-light applications

3 February 2014

EPC introduces high-current development board for 100V EPC2001 eGaN FET featuring four half-bridges in parallel

3 February 2014

IQE announces first commercial 150mm indium antimonide substrates

3 February 2014

Vishay releases 850nm IR emitter in top-view SMD package with integrated lens

3 February 2014

Anvil appoints Martin Lamb as chairman

3 February 2014

Oxford Instruments and IEMN co-hosting workshop on MEMS and NEMS processing

3 February 2014

Service Electric deploys Infinera Intelligent Transport Network in northeastern USA

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31 January 2014

II-VI expands laser stack product portfolio to 14xx and 10xx nm

31 January 2014

II-VI expands seed laser portfolio for pulsed fiber lasers

31 January 2014

Showa Denko doubles high-purity ammonia production capacity in China

31 January 2014

Modulight broadens OEM laser system family to single-mode and multi-wavelength laser modules

31 January 2014

GaN Systems presents paper on SPICE models for high-power GaN devices in automotive applications

30 January 2014

Infinera’s annual revenue rises 24%, driving return to profit

30 January 2014

Decline in packaged LED ASPs slowing as super-high-power LEDs rise to 50% of lighting shipments by 2017

30 January 2014

Cree appoints John Replogle to board

30 January 2014

RFMD’s revenue hit by weakening at two largest customers

30 January 2014

Osram claimed to be first chip maker to switch red and yellow LED fabrication to 6" wafers

30 January 2014

DILAS highlights technology at Photonics West as it celebrates 20th anniversary

29 January 2014

Lehigh University crosses threshold for laser cooling by III-V semiconductor

29 January 2014

Cree launches brightest high-CRI LED module, delivering 6000 lumens

29 January 2014

Samsung boosts efficacy of chip-on-board LED packages; adds 3500K version to LC series

29 January 2014

Oclaro launches 700mW 638nm red laser diode in 5.6mm package for laser TV and projection

28 January 2014

Block Engineering launches ultra-miniaturized QCL products

28 January 2014

Cree’s launches 90CRI ZR Series LED troffer for under $100

28 January 2014

LED lighting market to grow from $2bn to $25bn in 2023

28 January 2014

PLD/MBE m-plane gallium nitride on lithium gallate

28 January 2014

EPC appoints VP of sales for the Americas

28 January 2014

First Solar breaks ground on AGL’s 102MW Nyngan Solar Project in New South Wales

27 January 2014

Riber’s full-year revenue falls 14% to €23.5m in 2013

27 January 2014

Skyworks secures hi-rel designs with aerospace and defense manufacturers

27 January 2014

Riber receives MBE services and components order for reconfiguration of production system at III-V Lab

27 January 2014

Enhancing silicon carbide epitaxy with high-speed rotation

24 January 2014

McGill orders Veeco GENxplor R&D MBE system for nitride light-emitting and power electronic devices

24 January 2014

Nikkiso setting up deep UV LED production plant

24 January 2014

Cree demonstrates first 200 lumen-per-watt LED luminaire

23 January 2014

Silicon photonics market to grow at 24.5% from $88.6m in 2013 to $410m by 2020

23 January 2014

Osram launches small mid-power IR LED for industrial and machine vision applications

23 January 2014

Ammono participating in two ARPA-E SWITCHES projects

22 January 2014

Cree’s quarterly revenue grows 20% year-on-year to record $415m

22 January 2014

ST launches first 650V SiC diodes with dual common-cathode or series configuration

22 January 2014

First Solar starts construction on Phase I of 22MW project in West Texas

22 January 2014

Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology appoints VP of sales & service in USA

21 January 2014

Everlight’s lab obtains EPA recognition and ILAC-MRA qualification for LED testing

21 January 2014

New ‘universal’ method for transparent conduction on nitride semiconductors

21 January 2014

IQE expects revenue growth of 43% for 2013 to record £126m

21 January 2014

VPEC places repeat order for Aixtron systems to meet growing demand for microwave epiwafers

21 January 2014

Hanergy secures $3.3bn in financing for renewable energy projects

20 January 2014

Marktech launches InGaAs/InP-based 800-1750nm PIN photodiodes

20 January 2014

IQE to be key partner in Next Generation Power Electronics Innovation Institute

20 January 2014

Soraa launches first high-color rendering, line voltage GU10 230V LED lamps

20 January 2014

Telstra partners with Infinera to upgrade submarine routes in Asia Pacific

20 January 2014

Skyworks quarterly revenue grows more-than-expected 6% to $505m

20 January 2014

Imec celebrates 30th anniversary

17 January 2014

Custom MMIC launches ultra-low-noise GaAs amplifiers operating at 10-17GHz

17 January 2014

Latest issue of Semiconductor Today now available

16 January 2014

3D-Micromac acquires Jenoptik’s thermal laser separation dicing technology

16 January 2014

Firecomms launches 530nm long-reach RedLink transmitter for 1Mb applications over 200m of POF

16 January 2014

Plessey orders ALSI laser dicing system for GaN-on-Si LED production

15 January 2014

US DOE selects NCSU to lead $140m Next Generation Power Electronics Innovation Institute

15 January 2014

Embedded Schottky diode for unidirection GaN HFET

15 January 2014

SemiLEDs’ quarterly revenue levels out; rebound expected next quarter

15 January 2014

Cree launches 23,000 lumen high-bay LED luminaire to replace 400W metal halides

15 January 2014

Innolume launches diode laser family for pulse operation at 1030-1130nm

14 January 2014

Australia Japan Cable deploys Infinera Intelligent Transport Network for submarine routes

14 January 2014

Samsung selects Anadigics’ ProVantage power amplifiers for GALAXY Trend 3

14 January 2014

GigOptix raises Q4/2013 revenue guidance from 5% to 7% growth

14 January 2014

Infinera appoints Brad Feller as senior VP of finance; then CFO from March

13 January 2014

RFMD adds two ISO/TS 16949-certified Wi-Fi front-end modules for automotive Wi-Fi

10 January 2014

AKHAN founder named to 2014 Forbes ‘30 Under 30’ list in Energy & Industry category

9 January 2014

Packaging equipment firm TOWA establishes TOWA Europe BV as Packaging Development Center

9 January 2014

SAMCO’s stock transferred from Second Section to First Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange

9 January 2014

Finisar to acquire Berlin-based u2t Photonics

8 January 2014

Vishay launches AllnGaP power MiniLEDs with luminous intensity of 4900mcd at 70mA

8 January 2014

Skyworks appoints industry veteran Christine King to board

8 January 2014

MACOM launches low-power quad-channel modulator driver for 100G coherent CFP and CFP2 modules

8 January 2014

Rubicon selling $28.2m of common stock to fund new-product R&D and capacity expansion

8 January 2014

Golden path to improved contact between graphene and gallium nitride

8 January 2014

Japan’s Solar Frontier to build its fourth CIS PV module manufacturing plant

8 January 2014

Epistar launches high-efficiency 850nm IR LED

7 January 2014

Solar Frontier forms EPC alliance with BELECTRIC and Shoseki

7 January 2014

Chip-on-board LED market to grow at CAGR of over 40% to 2018

7 January 2014

XsunX ends 2013 with cash deposit and system lender purchase order

7 January 2014

Oxford Instruments completes second series of nanotech seminars in India

7 January 2014

InP nanowire solar cells with improved short-wavelength response

7 January 2014

POET dissolves Special Strategic Committee as firm transitions from research to development

7 January 2014

Agilent’s newest GoldenGate software release brings wireless standard-compliant RFIC design

3 January 2014

MEI wins first order from Taiwan, for batch copper and titanium wet etch of 200mm compound semi or MEMS wafers

3 January 2014

XsunX aims to grow monthly systems sales and installations to 1MW in Southern California in 2014

3 January 2014

China’s Suqian City to provide $32.5m via JV with Ascent to build 25MW CIGS PV manufacturing plant

3 January 2014

Hittite launches SMT I/Q upconverter & 2W power amplifier covering 5.5-8.6GHz

2 January 2014

Thinning nitride LED substrate for increased green emission efficiency

2 January 2014

AFRL’s Defense Production Act Title III program for X-band GaN MMICs completed

2 January 2014

DOE awards clean-energy manufacturing tax credits to SSL manufacturers

2 January 2014

High-power laser diode maker SemiNex certified as ISO 9001:2008 compliant

1 January 2014

P+E names Labcare and AccuDEVICE as Asia distributors for HEMS hydrogen analyzers

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