Article - 27 Sep 2007
A light-emitting diode or more commonly referred to as LED, is basically a semiconductor that when an electric current passes through it emits visible light. In other words, LED is basically a tiny...
Article - 20 May 2013
The aluminium gallium arsenide laser is a diode laser, having similar characteristics as that of aluminium gallium indium phosphide laser. The structure of AlGaAs is the same as gallium arsenide, but...
News - 12 Dec 2013
You might not know what "lattice-matched heterojunctions" are, but if you stopped at a new stoplight, played a DVD or used a laser pointer, you've made use of technology pioneered by...
Article - 14 Jun 2013
Light emitting diodes (LED) maybe defined as a semiconductor device that generates light by using the solid sate electronics.
News - 23 Jun 2020
Just as a meter stick with hundreds of tick marks can be used to measure distances with great precision, a device known as a laser frequency comb, with its hundreds of evenly spaced, sharply defined...
News - 21 May 2010
Thanks to a new semiconductor manufacturing method pioneered at the University of Illinois, the future of solar energy just got brighter.
Although silicon is the industry standard semiconductor...
News - 9 Jan 2010
Hitachi Cable, Ltd. (TOKYO:5812) has announced the development of a high-power red LED chip offering a maximum luminous flux of 55 lumens. This luminous flux was enabled by increasing the size of the...
News - 23 Aug 2010
Manufacturer of IR and visible LEDs, Opto Diode has signed an agreement with the Minnesota-based distributor of electronic components, Digi-Key, for the global distribution of its products.
News - 23 Nov 2011
Fairchild Semiconductor, a provider of high-performance mobile and power semiconductor solutions has created the FODM8801, a part of the OptoHiT family of phototransistor optocouplers exhibiting...
News - 19 Aug 2010
Illuminated Components has released a new OPI1268 optical isolator that is suitable for power isolation purposes in high-voltage PCB circuits in office machines, medical electronic devices and...