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29 July 2014
Aixtron's orders rise for fifth consecutive quarter

Phase Two of 5-Point-Program underway; launch of next-gen MOCVD tool due in second-half 2014

29 July 2014
GigOptix’s revenue grows more-than-expected 9% in Q2 to $8m, as datacoms exceeds telecom for first time

Full-year revenue guidance raised from 10% growth to 12%

28 July 2014
Automotive industry playing increasing role in opto component market

Penetration of LEDs in car headlamps rising from 2% in 2013 to 17% in 2019

24 July 2014
Toshiba red InGaN LED achieves 1.1mW at 20mA injection

Highest power output so far for such devices, according to researchers.

24 July 2014
Riber's first-half revenue down 39% year-on-year to €4.8m

Upturn in orders at the end of Q2, but firm still rolling out savings plan

24 July 2014
Google and IEEE launch $1m Little Box Challenge to create smaller power inverter

Open competition targets 10x shrinkage, focusing on GaN and SiC

23 July 2014
Imec demos 28Gb/s silicon photonics platform for high-density, low-power WDM optical interconnects

Improved ring-based WDM filter, thermally tunable 28Gb/s ring modulator, and high-speed Ge photodetector demonstrated

22 July 2014
Working toward lasers for on-chip global interconnects

Tokyo Institute of Technology claims first RT-CW operation of LCI GaInAsP membrane FP laser on silicon.

22 July 2014
IQE’s first-half revenue down 17% year-on-year to £52m, but profitability up

Wireless demand recovered from customer destocking; Photonics growing 20% year-on-year

22 July 2014
Riber signs distribution agreement with CVD & ALD firm AnnealSys

MBE firm diversifying its thin-film deposition equipment range

22 July 2014
Skyworks exceeds raised quarterly earnings and revenue guidance, up 35% year-on-year to $587m

Wireless proliferation and Internet of Things connectivity driving growth

21 July 2014
GaAs bulk substrate market revenue shrank 8% in 2013

Return to historic price erosion to drive market down to $160m in 2018

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29 July 2014
Aspect ratio trapping to improve InGaAs quality on silicon

ART technique eliminates GaAs anti-phase boundaries at relatively low aspect ratio of 1.3

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1 July 2014

Improving as-grown indium gallium nitride solar cells
InGaN cells have achieved up to 2% efficiency without coatings or surface treatments, showing potential for multi-junction devices.

1 July 2014

Simplifying indium gallium arsenide growth on gallium arsenide substrate
Researchers in China investigate the process potential for replacing germanium in high-conversion-efficiency tandem solar cells.

1 July 2014

Pseudo-direct gaps for efficient light emission and absorption
Mike Cooke reports on recent research seeking to develop optoelectronic devices based on indirect-bandgap semiconductors with a nearby direct gap.

1 July 2014

Bipolar diffusion injection into indium gallium nitride quantum wells
Researchers in Finland develop current injection method with possible use in nanowire, near-surface and large-area light-emitting structures.

1 July 2014

Distributed Bragg reflectors for InGaN LEDs on silicon
Chinese researchers use DBRs to boost wall-plug efficiency by 24%.

1 July 2014

Substrates shaping trends in LED front-end manufacturing
The impact of sapphire substrates will grow unless GaN-on-Si and GaN-on-GaN improves in performance and cost.

1 July 2014

Improving electrically pumped external-cavity mode-locking
ETH Zurich and Philips Technologie claim shortest pulses and highest powers for 981nm passively mode-locked electrically pumped VECSEL.

1 July 2014

Millimetre-wave SiGe IC design – a technology overview
Increasing consumer demand for high-data-rate wireless applications has resulted in accelerated development activity to exploit the millimeter-wave frequency range, where large amounts of spectrum are available.

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