Tower Semiconductor has announced that it was chosen by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) to manufacture a CMOS image sensor for use in the development of its advanced MultiSpectral Polarimetric Imager (MSPI).
Isonics Corporation announced that it has received notification from the Nasdaq Hearings department that it has regained compliance with the market price requirements for continued listing on the Nasdaq Capital Market. The hearing originally scheduled for March 1, 2007, with the Nasdaq Hearings department has been cancelled.
Avanex Corporation has announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to sell a 90 percent interest in its French subsidiary, Avanex France S.A, including its Indium Phosphide (InP) and Gallium Arsenide (GaAs) semiconductor fabs to Global Research Company, a société à responsibilité limitée.
Arrowhead Research Corporation announced that Insert Therapeutics, its majority-owned subsidiary, signed a definitive agreement with R&D Biopharmaceuticals in which it will acquire an exclusive, world-wide license to multiple second generation epothilone anticancer drugs. Insert will apply its proprietary Cyclosert transport system to select second generation epothilones now in development at R&D.
Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. has announced plans to transfer manufacturing operations from the Stolberg, Germany site to the Company's manufacturing locations in Shenzhen, China, and Fort Collins, Colorado, and subsequently close its Stolberg facility.
Competitive spending by semiconductor manufacturers on copper and 300mm programs resulted in growth of 300mm front-end equipment reaching 82% of all front-end equipment in 2006, according to the recently published 300mm/Copper/Low-K Convergence report by The Information Network.
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its SMaL Camera Technologies, Inc. subsidiary to Sensata Technologies, Inc. The transaction is expected to close later this quarter.
GE Global Research has announced scientists have discovered that the nanostructures on the wing scales of butterflies exhibit high-performance optical properties that facilitate a selective detection of vapours.
Applied Materials, Inc announced its expanded agreement to purchase 8,220,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of clean renewable energy annually from wind and solar generation sources in California in lieu of energy from nonrenewable sources.
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. (SEI) has announced it has now shipped more than 10 million semiconductor laser diodes (LD) for the optical fiber communication applications since its first shipment in 1991.
TAZMO Co., Ltd. and Silecs, Inc. announced that the companies have completed the installation of TAZMO's Spin Coating System at Silecs' new electronic materials production and demonstration facilities in Espoo, Finland.
Intel Corporation has announced that it will invest $1 billion to $1.5 billion in its Rio Rancho site to retool Fab 11X for production on Intel's next generation 45 nanometre (nm) manufacturing process.