Advanced Diamond Technologies, Inc. (ADT), and its collaborators received a $1.4-million Phase II program award from the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to advance next-generation broadband communication devices based on ADT's Ultrananocrystalline Diamond (UNCD.
Overcoming their initial market inertia, developers of micro electro-mechanical system (MEMS) microphones are aggressively focusing on establishing themselves in the cell phone markets, while simultaneously expanding in various other electronics markets.
Innovative nano-battery technology developed at Tel Aviv University for fast charge/discharge batteries could provide an alternative source of power for mobile devices, without the fire hazards associated with current lithium-based batteries.
Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation announced that it has received a purported acceleration notice from the trustee for Vitesse's $96.7 million aggregate principal amount of 1.5% Convertible Subordinated Debentures due 2024.
Dynasil Corporation of America and Evaporated Metal Films Corp. of Ithaca, ("EMF") are pleased to announce that a definitive agreement has been signed for Dynasil to acquire 100% of the stock of EMF for a cash payment at closing.
Infineon Technologies AG announced that it received a multi-million piece purchase order from the United States government to supply its highly-secure integrated circuit technology for the new electronic passport.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office rejected all the claims in Synopsys Inc.'s patent number 6,378,114 (the '114 patent), calling into question the validity of the patent, Magma Design Automation Inc. said in a statement.
SEMI reported that worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings reached $9.59 billion in the second quarter of 2006. The billings figure is 0.2 percent higher than the first quarter of 2006 and about twenty-seven percent above the same quarter a year ago.