Tech news tagged ‘gallium nitride’

Soitec, Sumitomo demo 6in GaN wafers for LED lighting

Soitec and Sumitomo Electric Industries have demonstrated four- and six-inch engineered gallium nitride (GaN) substrates and are launching pilot production lines as they move toward wider market adoption of GaN, writes Richard Wilson…

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GaN on silicon breakthrough cuts cost of LED lighting

LED developer Bridgelux is claiming breakthrough power efficiencies for gallium nitride on silicon (GaN-on-Si) devices.

The company claims LED performance levels comparable to high-end sapphire-based LEDs.

According to Bridgelux, warm white LEDs constructed from the GaN on Si chips delivered 125 Lm/W at a colour…

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Site update: Inlustra starts nonpolar GaN production

Just to flag a story on an LED-related development.

Inlustra Technologies, a spin-out from the gallium nitride (GaN) research laboratories at the University of California at Santa Barbara, said it has started to fill orders for its nonpolar and semipolar GaN substrates. The company’s materials are aimed…

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