Anvil to serve up cheap SiC switches
Dec 05, 2013
With Schottky diodes scheduled for next year and MOSFETs to follow, power semiconductor developer, Anvil Semiconductors, looks set to deliver what industry wants; efficient and cheap SiC devices. Compound Semiconductor reports.
GaN advances into defence electronics
Nov 29, 2013
ABI Research analyst, Lance Wilson, predicts GaN will drive pulsed RF power device market growth. Compound Semiconductor finds out more.
Bulk GaN: too little, too late?
Nov 22, 2013
Development may be in full swing, but the market is still waiting for much cheaper bulk GaN, reports Compound Semiconductor.
Nov 18, 2013
As antimonide laser diode manufacturer, Brolis Semiconductor, readies for market, Compound Semiconductor, quizzes co-founder Augstinas Vizbaras on the secret of his start-up's success.
Simplifying gold-free technology for nitride HEMTs
Nov 12, 2013
A gold-free metal stack enables HEMT processing that is compatible with silicon fabs
New GaN centre to drive devices to market
Nov 08, 2013
Germany-based researchers and industry players join forces to commercialise GaN-on-GaN research. Compound Semiconductor finds out more.
CPV: the French focus
Oct 31, 2013
As the French government ploughs millions of Euros into concentrated photovoltaic power projects, relative newcomer, Heliotrop, is reaping the rewards, reports Compound Semiconductor.
Vertical LEDs ready for market
Oct 18, 2013
After nearly a decade of development, Glo's nanowire LEDs are slated to reach market early next year. Compound Semiconductor talks to Glo chief technology officer, Nathan Gardner, to find out more.
II-VI lays out Oclaro plans
Oct 10, 2013
Following its Oclaro acquisition, II-VI now intends to simplify operations, re-think manufacturing and pursue new products. Compound Semiconductor reports.
Sunset for silicon?
Oct 04, 2013
Lux Research recently reported which up and coming solar technologies will succeed. Compound Semiconductor talks to analyst Fatima Toor to find out more.
Imec reveals germanium-tin transistors
Sep 27, 2013
Belgium and Japan-based researchers unveil an improved process to integrate germanium-tin layers and MOSFETs on silicon substrates. Compound Semiconductor reports
Seren moves on
Sep 20, 2013
Once intent on lighting up the LED industry with its novel process to fabricate nano-rod LEDs, Seren Photonics is now focusing on large semi-polar GaN templates for a brighter light. Compound Semiconductor reports.
BinOptics eyes silicon photonics
Sep 13, 2013
As photonics integration on silicon gathers momentum, US-based BinOptics is set to break into the market with its etched facet lasers, reports Compound Semiconductor.
BluGlass raises LED ambitions
Aug 22, 2013
Following federal funds, BluGlass is eyeing GaN on silicon LED markets, reports Compound Semiconductor.
Sapphire substrates to lead future LED markets
Aug 08, 2013
Come 2020, US analyst business, Lux Research, predicts sapphire-based LEDs will still dominate a multi-billion dollar LED lighting industry. Compound Semiconductor finds out why.
Plessey thrusts LEDs into the market
July 26, 2013
As Plessey Semiconductor scales up commercial GaN on silicon LED production, where next for the UK technology pioneer, asks Compound Semiconductor.
The rise and rise of Infinera
July 12, 2013
Infinera is storming long-haul fibre optic markets with its InP-based WDM platform. Compound Semiconductor finds out how.
July 05, 2013
As the concentrated photovoltaic industry looks east for market success, silicon-based businesses with more established supply chains could have a head-start, reports Compound Semiconductor.