LEDs light up small- to large-screen LCDs
Product News 11/21/2006 Post a comment
One trend emerging over the past year is the use of LEDs as the backlighting choice for LCDs in all types of applications because of their relatively low cost, high reliability and wide operating temperature range.
Sharp enters blue-laser diode market
Product News 11/20/2006 Post a comment
Sharp has begun volume production of blue-laser diodes, giving the industry its second merchant supplier of the critical technology for platforms relying on next-generation optical media.
Korean group to light up AC LED sector
News & Analysis 11/17/2006 Post a comment
South Korea's leading supplier of LEDs, Seoul Semiconductor, has invested $40 million to bring on line volume production of a new kind of LED it has invented that can be directly connected to 110V or 220V AC outlets using a simple circuit, eliminating the need for a DC converter.
European chip sales re-bound in Q3
News & Analysis 11/2/2006 Post a comment
Europe's semiconductor industry managed to reverse the past few months' lackluster performance and increased sales by 6.4 percent in September compared with the previous month to $3.4 billion, according to the U.S. Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA).