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24 November 2015
Microsemi to acquire PMC-Sierra for $2.5bn after outbidding Skyworks

PMC to pay $88.5m fee after terminating Skyworks deal

24 November 2015
Trillium acquires Oxford Instruments-Austin Division

Vacuum pump firm adds cryo pump and helium compressor capabilities

23 November 2015
SystemOnGlass optical communications firm ColorChip raises $25m in growth-funding round

Funding to be used to scale up operations and accelerate product development roadmap

23 November 2015
AKHAN opens HQ and production facility for diamond-based semiconductor technology

First commercial customer to receive initial product deliveries in Q1/2016

20 November 2015
CSC formally launched as first compound semiconductor cluster

Joint venture to provide bridge from R&D at Cardiff University's Institute of Compound Semiconductors to pilot production at IQE

20 November 2015
Toshiba unveils SOI-CMOS process claiming lowest-class insertion loss for RF switches in smartphones

Samples fabricated with TaRF8 process to be available in January

19 November 2015
PLAT4M silicon photonics supply-chain project develops three mature platforms

Four-year EU FP7 project reaches mid-point

19 November 2015
TowerJazz to buy Maxim's Texas wafer fab for $40m

TowerJazz to qualify analog fab for core specialty technologies including RF-SOI

18 November 2015
Low-threading-dislocation AlGaN template for ultraviolet lasers

Device structures lase around 350nm wavelength under optical and electric pumping.

18 November 2015
MACOM agrees to acquire optical sub-assembly supplier FiBest

High-performance packaging to expand addressable market via 100G in data centers

17 November 2015
Hole injection from V-pits into indium gallium nitride quantum wells

New mechanism seen at cryogenic temperature may be significant for room-temperature device performance, researchers say.

17 November 2015
Photonic integrated circuit market to grow at 25.3% CAGR to $1.3bn in 2022

Hybrid integration to remain dominant but monolithic integration to grow fastest as module integration

13 November 2015
Magnesium ion implantation of gallium nitride

Researchers claim first rectifying light-emitting diode fabrication for p-GaN doping technique.

13 November 2015
Infrared LED market growing at CAGR of almost 8% to 2020

IR LED market rising 3% in 2015, as 7% growth in industrial sector outweighs 5% drop in mature consumer market

12 November 2015
Anadigics agrees to be acquired by GaAs Labs for $32m

Anadigics' net cash drops to $7.9m after revenue falls 20.5% in Q3

11 November 2015
Suppressing current collapse in normally-off gallium nitride transistor

Panasonic embeds p-type drain into gate-injection transistor to avoid collapse before 800V.

11 November 2015
Osram investing €3bn in lighting by 2020

Firm to spend €2bn on R&D plus €1bn on constructing 6-inch LED chip plant in Malaysia

11 November 2015
Rubicon's Q3 revenue hit by LCD TV backlighting slowdown and customers' excess inventory

Delayed PSS order to drive recovery in Q1/2016

10 November 2015
ClassOne opens new European office

Focus on 3- to 8-inch wafers yields increased interest from emerging markets and Europe

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25 November 2015
Reducing current leakage in aluminium gallium nitride transistors on silicon

Researchers claim record level comparable to devices on any other substrate.

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2 November 2015

Microwave anneal process for gallium nitride transistors
On/off current ratios, lower gate leakage, and maximum drain current has been improved compared with rapid thermal annealing.

2 November 2015

Auger recombination the primary cause of efficiency droop, say simulations
Electron leakage cannot explain the thermal degradation of LED performance at high temperature, according to researcher.

2 November 2015

Transverse-coupled-cavity VCSEL with 30GHz bandwidth at 850nm
Researchers claim record direct modulation bandwidth.

2 November 2015

Power GaN device IP dynamics heralds future ramp-up of market
Market forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 93% to $300m in 2020.


2 November 2015

Working to roll out GaN electronics applications
Mike Cooke looks at how some companies are preparing for increased commercialization in gallium nitride RF and power-switching markets.

2 November 2015

Improving aluminium nitride barriers with low-temperature pulsed MOCVD
Lower growth temperature results in better two-dimensional electron gas at AlN/GaN barrier/buffer interface, prom

2 November 2015

SiC, GaN and other wider-bandgap materials present new choices for power electronics
SiC n-type wafer market to grow at 21% to $110m by 2020; GaN-on-Si being commercialized; and Japan to remain dominant in bulk GaN, reckons Yole Développement.

2 November 2015

Reducing damage in gallium nitride inductively coupled plasma etch
Process avoids photoluminescence degradation to within 71nm of multiple quantum well, and enables air-gap cladding alternative in laser diode.

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