JDS Uniphase posts loss as it consolidates operations News & Analysis 4/27/2005 Post a comment Communications company JDS Uniphase Corp. reported a net loss of $38.6 million, or 3 cents per share on sales of $166.3 million in the third fiscal 2005 quarter, compared to a net loss of $41.0 million, or 3 cents per share the previous quarter, and a loss of $7.3 million, or 1 cent per share on sales of $161.4 million in the year-ago quarter.
Si-Light appoints former Alphamosaic executive as chairman News & Analysis 4/27/2005 Post a comment Si-Light Technologies Ltd. (Guildford, England), a startup investigating the application of "dislocation engineering" to enable light emission from silicon at wavelengths between 1.1 and 1.6 microns, has appointed several executives and is working on a funding round.
Power LED lights up high intensity and light engine apps Product News 4/22/2005 Post a comment Introducing one of the industry's highest powered, single LED devices, a new 3-watt power LED from American Bright Optoelectronics features high flux density and high lumen output. Available in three styles, the new lead-free devices are offered in a complete, all-in-one light engine or in individual units.
Photonic IC startup raises $10.6 million investment News & Analysis 4/21/2005 Post a comment Alphion Corp. (Princeton Junction, New Jersey), a developer of photonic components based on monolithic integration of indium phosphide, has closed a third round of funding with an investment of $10.6 million. This brings the total company funding to $42.6 million, Alphion said.
TriQuint to sell opto operations to CyOptics News & Analysis 4/14/2005 Post a comment TriQuint Semiconductor Inc. has agreed to sell the assets of its unprofitable optoelectronics operation in Breinigsville, Pa., and Matamoros, Mexico, to CyOptics, an optical components manufacturer in Lehigh Valley, Pa.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.