Article - 27 Jan 2023
With so many recent developments in silicon-based optoelectronics and fiber optic systems, it seems silicon will be the element not just associated with the technological developments of the past, but...
Article - 13 Jul 2022
Explore how x-ray diffraction can be used for investigating nickel on silicon thin films.
Article - 19 May 2020
Brillouin spectrum of a silicon wafer, obtained by using a camera cooled only at -5 °C, restricting the exposure time to ten seconds due to the dark current.
Article - 31 Jul 2018
Marktech Optoelectronics has recently expanded the Silicon-based photodetector design and manufacturing capabilities of its Simi Valley, California, USA-based operations.
Article - 27 Sep 2017
Photonic integrated circuits (PICs) are an area of growing research and are now present in many applications.
Article - 3 Apr 2017
The field of optical communications, and more specifically all-optical modulation, is becoming a field of increasing interest for many researchers and industry alike.
Article - 20 Dec 2009
Silicon is the second most abundant element on Earth. It is produced by the reduction of silica (SiO2).
Article - 17 Apr 2017
Surface metrology is expected to deal mostly with the presence of sub-micron thick films, which are currently used on products well beyond semiconductor devices.
Article - 17 Nov 2007
Photovoltaic cells, more commonly known as solar cells, are found in applications such as calculator and satellites. First used almost exclusively in space, photovoltaic cells are used in more common...
Article - 25 Jun 2008
Thin-film solar cells are cheaper than traditional solar panels, such as those made of polycrystalline silicon, but the yield is lower. However, the combination of these properties is promising...