IMEC has realized a single-junction GaAs solar cell on a Ge substrate with a record conversion efficiency of 24.7%. The efficiency was measured and confirmed by NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory, US). GaAs solar cells are used in satellite solar panels and earth-based solar concentrators.
SyntheSys Research, Inc., introduces the new BERTScope Lightwave Test Set (LTS) 8500A – the first flexible stress solution to offer 850 nm receiver jitter tolerance testing (stressed eye) to 8x Fibre Channel and 10 Gb/s Ethernet Short Reach (10GBASE-SR) standards for transceiver types such as XFP and SFP+.
The Boeing Company, industry teammates and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency have achieved a significant milestone for the revolutionary Airborne Laser (ABL) missile defense program with the installation of all six chemical oxygen iodine laser (COIL) modules on the ABL aircraft at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.
The new MPO Loopback Series provides a convenient, compact device for looping back 8-to-12 fibers within a small compact housing for testing of optical links on PC blades, parallel optical devices and the new QSFP modules for higher-density SFP solutions.
The solar panels on the roof of London's City Hall were officially unveiled today. City Hall now has a unique photovoltaic system designed to complement the rounded shape of one of London's most iconic buildings.
Elegance can often be defined as the utmost beauty and grace in both movement and form. Technology refers to the application of science toward industrial or commercial objectives. These two radically different yet complementary ideas unite with the advent of the fiber optic chandelier, a fixture that employs state-of-the-art lighting technology to stunningly beautiful effect.
Infinera will unveil its vision of the future of photonic integration for telecom networks at next week’s OFC/NFOEC 2008, the annual trade show and conference for the optical networking industry.
Infinera is today announcing the results of two lab demonstrations with significant implications for the future development path of photonic integration and high-capacity optical networks.
EMCORE Corporation, a leading provider of compound semiconductor-based components and subsystems for the broadband, fiber optic, satellite and terrestrial solar power markets, today announced completion of the acquisition of the telecom- related portion of Intel's Optical Platform Division.
JDSU today announced that it will highlight solutions from its optical communications and communications test and measurement portfolios at the Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optics Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC) in San Diego, California from February 26 - 28th, 2008. Conference attendees are invited to visit JDSU Booth #2021 during the event to see its latest technology offerings.
Catalyst Semiconductor, Inc. a supplier of analog, mixed-signal and non-volatile memory semiconductors, announced it has received a patent for a unique step-down switching regulator circuit architecture applicable to step-down regulators for driving high brightness LEDs.
LDK Solar Co., Ltd., a leading manufacturer of multicrystalline solar wafers, today announced that it has signed an eight-year "Take or Pay" contract to supply multicrystalline solar wafers to Republic of Korea-based Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd (HHI).
Research and Markets has announced the addition of Dental Biomaterials: Imaging, Testing And Modelling to their offering.
SynergEyes, Inc., of Carlsbad, CA, recently launched a revolutionary hybrid contact lens designed for people who need further vision correction after undergoing refractive vision surgery.
Research and Markets has announced the addition of “Nanophotonic Materials: Photonic Crystals, Plasmonics, and Metamaterials” to their offering.