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26 October 2016
Renesas launches first lasers achieving stable 28Gbps operation up to 85°C

4x25Gbps operation targets 100Gbps transceivers in data centers

25 October 2016
AKHAN and Blue Wave partner to develop nanocrystalline diamond processes on HFCVD systems

Collaboration targets rapid and efficient commercial scaling

24 October 2016
Gallium demand to grow at 6% annually to 420t in 2020

Growth of 16% for LEDs in general lighting to outweigh usage in ICs falling to 43% of market

24 October 2016
Germany withdraws clearance of Grand Chip Investment's takeover of Aixtron

Review proceedings to be reopened

21 October 2016
First 1.3μm electroluminescence from MOCVD quantum dots on silicon

Researchers see achievement as milestone towards laser integration into silicon photonics.

21 October 2016
Tuning thermal conductivity of 2D materials to aid heat dissipation in flexible, thin, lightweight electronic devices

Introducing lithium ions between layers enhances thermal anisotropy ratio of MoS2

20 October 2016
Cree's quarterly margins aided by improvements in Lighting

Commercial lighting order momentum continues to rebuild

20 October 2016
BluGlass and Lumileds move to Phase II of evaluation agreement after completing Phase I

Lumileds to further investigate integration of BluGlass' RPCVD technology into LED applications

20 October 2016
Canon develops first InP immersion grating

Addition of InP extends immersion grating range to span entire 1-20μm IR spectrum used in astronomy

19 October 2016
Photo-electro-chemical lift-off of free-standing gallium nitride

Batch process causes no damage and is compatible with growth substrate, enabling reuse and process cost reduction.

19 October 2016
Infinera joins AIM Photonics manufacturing consortium

Infinera to provide access to InP photonics technology and foundry

19 October 2016
AFRL and OSD award Raytheon $14.9m Title III contract to enhance GaN process technology

New contract to boost performance, yield and reliability of GaN-based wideband MMICs

19 October 2016
POET to expand R&D operations with support from Singapore Economic Development Board

Integrated Photonics center to be established within existing Singapore operations

18 October 2016
Oxford PV raises £8.7m in first close of Series C funding round, bringing total to £21m in 18 months

Further investment by end-2016 to speed commercialization of perovskite technology

17 October 2016
CISSOID and DDC cooperate on more compact and reliable SiC intelligent power modules

CISSOID and DDC cooperate on more compact and reliable SiC intelligent power modules

14 October 2016
Combatting droop with thick single quantum wells on semi-polar GaN

Researchers maintain ~40% external quantum efficiency up to 900mA injection current and almost 1W output power.

14 October 2016
Silicon monoxide passivation for gallium nitride transistors

Researchers show improved subthreshold, Schottky and breakdown characteristics.

14 October 2016
COB LED market for lighting applications to grow at 4% CAGR from $580m in 2016 to over $700m in 2021

Citizen and Cree seeing significant growth in horticultural market

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24 October 2016
Indium phosphide on silicon template for optoelectronics

Researchers use wafer bonding to create platform for 1.2μm-wavelength laser diode growth and fabrication.

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3 October 2016

Silicon photonics and III-V integration
Mike Cooke reports on recent commercial activity driven by cloud and 'big data' developments, and efforts to integrate III-V light-emitting material with silicon photonic technology.

3 October 2016

MIT and Masdar develop photovoltaic 'step cell'
Stepped GaAsP/Si tandem cell yields 35% conversion efficiency, while reusable SiGe template promises low-cost manufacturing.

3 October 2016

Carbon nanotube transistors outperform silicon
On-state current density exceeds that of GaAs pHEMTs.

3 October 2016

Boosting transconductance in InGaAs finFETs
MIT claims record result when normalized according to fin width.

3 October 2016

GaAsP solar cells on silicon with record 12% efficiency
Dislocation engineering combined with silicon photovoltaics could lead to lower-cost ~30%-efficient double-junction devices.

3 October 2016

Wafer reclaim for InGaAlP light emission
Researchers develop epitaxial lift-off process without expensive and time-consuming grinding and polishing.

3 October 2016

Chemical lift-off of full-wafer gallium nitride with zinc oxide interlayer
Technique could result in better quality material for lower cost with recycling of expensive growth substrates.

3 October 2016

Reducing misfit dislocations in green semi-polar LEDs
Limited-area epitaxy eliminates non-basal-plane slip that most affects electrically generated light.

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