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posted in November 2005
Advanced thin-film technology beefs up LED performance
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11/30/2005   Post a comment
OSRAM Opto Semiconductors Inc. has made significant improvements to its proprietary thin-film technology that have resulted in enhancements to the luminous efficacy and color palette of its Power TOPLED line of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) for automotive, signal and signage applications. The new Power TOPLED products are said to offer 150 percent greater efficiency and produce a wide variety of red and yellow tones. In addition, the new devices offer all the benefits of surface-mount technology
Researchers develop hybrid silicon laser
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11/29/2005   Post a comment
Researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara have developed a new laser that could have big implications for future optical communications.
Research firm claims optical silicon progress
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11/28/2005   Post a comment
Translucent Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Australian research group Silex Systems Ltd., has demonstrated electroluminescence (EL) from silicon at telecommunications wavelengths and at room temperature.
Phototriacs feature a low trigger current
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11/22/2005   Post a comment
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. has unveiled a new line of phototriacs that feature a low trigger current of 1.6 mA, which the company said is lower than any other competitive device. The new devices also provide a static dV/dt greater than 5 kV/microsecond.
IBM claims better LED
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11/17/2005   Post a comment
IBM Corp. unveiled what is said is the world's first electroluminescent nanotube transistor and claimed it glows 1,000 times brighter than a light-emitting diode.
Avanex narrows loss after restructuring
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11/9/2005   Post a comment
Photonic components supplier Avanex Corp. reported a net loss of $16.9 million, or 12 cents per share on sales of $41.2 million in the first fiscal 2006 quarter ended September, compared with a net loss of $42.8 million, or 30 cents per share on sales of $42.7 million in the prior quarter.
Equity group invests in photonic sensor start-up
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11/9/2005   Post a comment
One of Austria’s leading technology focused foundations has taken a substantial stake in organic photonic sensor start-up Nanoident AG.
Vishay sales fall, earnings up sequentially
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11/4/2005   Post a comment
Passive components and semiconductor supplier Vishay Intertechnology Inc. reported earnings of $19.9 million, or 11 cents per share on sales of $566.1 million the third quarter of 2005, compared to $22.1 million, or 13 cents per share on sales of $584.3 million in the year-ago quarter.
Infrared phototransistors shrink in size
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11/3/2005   Post a comment
Now available in a 1206 case size, TT electronics OPTEK Technology's new series of NPN silicon transistors are designed for infrared detection in sensing applications. The new miniaturized surface-mount OP520/OP521 series devices tout fast response times of 15 microseconds for machine automation, miniature optical encoders and other high-speed, non-contact position sensing systems.


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