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<br /> ISSN 1752-2935 (online)<br /> semiconductorTODAY<br /> COMPOUNDS & ADVANCED SILICON<br /> Vol.8 · Issue 5 · June/July 2013 www.semiconductor-today.com<br /> Exploring CMOS<br /> power amplification<br /> for mobile phones<br /> RFMD sells UK fab ·Sharp makes 44.4%-efficient CPV cell<br /> IR & EPC end litigation · Hanergy acquires Global Solar Energy<br /> <br /> Light Up a Brighter World<br /> Introducing MaxBright MHP MOCVD System<br /> The Best in MOCVD Technology Just Got Better<br /> !""#$%&'("&)$*+,-.&+"/,"*&01&234!5&"67089"1'%&+/71#(".&/1$'("*&:*"/;'(*$7<(&<br /> 01&=0"+,&8"*>$*9/1#"?&'("&@7*:$50.#A&2/BC*0<('A&2DEF&234!5&G=.'"9%&/&(0<(&<br /> 8"*>$*9/1#"%&9$,7+/*&H"*.0$1&$>&'("&:".'I."++01<&2/BC*0<('J&K0'(&78&'$&LMN&)0'(01I<br /> )/>"*&)/H"+"1<'(&710>$*90'=&098*$H"9"1'%&OPN&01#*"/."&01&>$$'8*01'&">Q&#0"1#=&/1,&<br /> "1(/1#",&."*H0#"/:0+0'=%&'("&2/BC*0<('&2DE&)0++&/##"+"*/'"&'("&.$+0,&.'/'"&+0<('01<&<br /> *"H$+7'0$1&)0'<a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=1"> ISSN 1752-2935 (online) semiconductorTODAY COMPOU</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=2"> Light Up a Brighter World Introducing MaxBright M</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=3"> 3 contents Editorial </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=4"> 4 editorial Developments in RF CMOS, and LED mar</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=5"> 200mm GaN-on-Si Batch Reactor AIX G5+ </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=6"> 6 news GaN LED shipments to exceed 100 billion u</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=7"> News: Markets 7 Sapphire substrates to face anoth</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=8"> 8 News: Markets China's MOCVD activity rebounds w</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=9"> The Power of [x] EUV LED/SSL 450mm More than M</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=10"> 10 News: Microelectronics RFMD selling UK GaAs fa</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=11"> </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=12"> 12 News: Microelectronics Anadigics expands small</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=13"> News: Microelectronics 13 Anadigics unveils pre-d</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=14"> 14 News: Microelectronics SEMATECH makes advances</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=15"> News: Microelectronics 15 Qualcomm's CMOS power a</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=16"> 16 News: Microelectronics Nujira extends foundry </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=17"> News: Microelectronics 17 Tektronix to adopt IBM'</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=18"> 18 News: Microelectronics IN BRIEF Microsemi and </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=19"> News: Microelectronics 19 RFaxis expands CMOS RF </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=20"> 20 News: Wide-bandgap electronics IN BRIEF United</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=21"> News: Wide-bandgap electronics 21 ARPA-E to award</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=22"> 22 News: Wide-bandgap electronics US government h</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=23"> News: Wide-bandgap electronics 23 RF-Lambda selec</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=24"> 24 News: Wide-bandgap electronics Hermetic GaN po</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=25"> News: Wide-bandgap electronics 25 Fujitsu to ship</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=26"> 26 News: Wide-bandgap electronics Xilinx and Sumi</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=27"> News: Wide-bandgap electronics 27 Toshiba adds hi</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=28"> 28 News: Wide-bandgap electronics IR and EPC reac</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=29"> </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=30"> 30 News: Materials and processing equipment IN BR</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=31"> Put the Freeze on Process Variation The Next G</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=32"> 32 News: Materials and processing equipment IQE's</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=33"> News: Materials and processing equipment 33 Air P</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=34"> 34 News: Materials and processing equipment IN BR</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=35"> News: Materials and processing equipment 35 SolR </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=36"> 36 News: Materials and processing equipment IN BR</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=37"> News: Materials and processing equipment 37 SPTS </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=38"> 38 News: Materials and processing equipment Class</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=39"> News: Materials and processing equipment 39 SSEC </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=40"> 40 News: Materials and processing equipment EVG a</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=41"> News: Materials and processing equipment 41 Leti </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=42"> 42 News: Materials and processing equipment Kyma </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=43"> News: Materials and processing equipment 43 Brook</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=44"> 44 News: LEDs IN BRIEF Bridgelux appoints Future </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=45"> COMPLETE R&D SOLUTIONS WHERE APPLICATIONS DE</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=46"> 46 News: LEDs IN BRIEF Plessey releases 350mW LED</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=47"> News: LEDs 47 Cambridge Nanotherm delivers first </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=48"> 48 News: LEDs Cree extends its series of LED bulb</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=49"> News: LEDs 49 Cree expands CXA LED product family</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=50"> 50 News: LEDs Seoul Semiconductor achieves effica</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=51"> THE NEW BAK… BECAUSE NOT ALL EVAPORATORS ARE THE </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=52"> 52 News: LEDs IN BRIEF Siemens spin-off Osram goe</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=53"> News: LEDs 53 Lawsuit against SemiLEDs alleges se</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=54"> 54 News: LEDs RPI's Smart Lighting ERC demos firs</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=55"> The end of the rainbow is closer than you think. </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=56"> 56 News: Optical communications IN BRIEF Avago co</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=57"> </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=58"> 58 News: Optical communications NeoPhotonics open</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=59"> News: Optical communications 59 Advanced Photonix</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=60"> 60 News: Optical communications Finisar's quarter</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=61"> News: Optical communications 61 Finisar and u2t p</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=62"> 62 News: Photovoltaics NREL reports record 31.1% </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=63"> News: Photovoltaics 63 NREL study shows Alta's so</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=64"> 64 News: Photovoltaics NREL's Emery wins IEEE's C</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=65"> News: Photovoltaics 65 Fraunhofer ISE teams with </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=66"> 66 News: Photovoltaics Sharp sets CPV cell effici</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=67"> News: Photovoltaics 67 Soitec completes first sol</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=68"> 68 News: Photovoltaics First wafer-scale heteroep</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=69"> News: Photovoltaics 69 Sol Voltaics gains $6m loa</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=70"> 70 News: Photovoltaics RSI announces record-size </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=71"> News: Photovoltaics 71 Sivananthan made White Hou</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=72"> 72 News: Photovoltaics SoloPower to restructure w</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=73"> News: Photovoltaics 73 Solar Frontier reaches 14.</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=74"> 74 News: Photovoltaics Ascent to build CIGS PV mo</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=75"> News: Photovoltaics 75 PVMC releases first US CIG</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=76"> 76 Technology focus: Lasers First polariton lase</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=77"> Technology focus: Lasers 77 bound pairs of elect</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=78"> 78 Technology focus: Lasers Longer-wavelength-la</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=79"> Technology focus: Lasers 79 Ridge waveguide la</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=80"> 80 Technology focus: LEDs Overgrowth and surface</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=81"> Technology focus: LEDs 81 temperature (1300°C) a</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=82"> 82 Technology focus: LEDs First yellow LEDs from</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 83" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=83"> Technology focus: LEDs 83 material cost and econ</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 84" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=84"> 84 Technology focus: Nitride HEMTs Silicon nitri</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 85" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=85"> Technology focus: Nitride HEMTs 85 forward biase</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 86" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=86"> 86 Technology focus: Nitride HEMTs Improving the</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 87" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=87"> Technology focus: Nitride HEMTs 87 bias (Table 1</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 88" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=88"> 88 Technology focus: Diamond transistors China's</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 89" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=89"> Technology focus: Diamond transistors 89 resist </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 90" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=90"> 90 Market focus: SiC microelectronics SiC power d</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 91" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=91"> Market focus: SiC microelectronics 91 </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 92" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=92"> 92 Technology focus: RF ICs Exploring CMOS power</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 93" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=93"> Technology focus: RF ICs 93 </a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 94" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=94"> 94 Technology focus: RF ICs Fi</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 95" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=95"> Technology focus: RF ICs 95 base-station PA appl</a> <a title="Semiconductor Today JuneJuly 2013 page 96" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a16cd6ab?page=96"> 96 suppliers' directory Index 1 Bulk crystal so</a> <a 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