Optoelectronics

LED Chip Prices Spiking Due to Higher Demand for Mini LED

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Shortage caused by explosive growth in Mini LED demand to result in 5-10% price hike for LED chips, says TrendForce…

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How AI Is Supercharging the Scientific Method

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IBM has supercharged the scientific method, using AI to discover new materials with a fraction of the time and budget…

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Optoelectronics, Sensor Markets Pull Out of Tailspin

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The markets for optoelectronics and other sensors has bounced back, but a sustained recovery depends on the the extent of pandemic-driven lockdowns.

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Sales of Optos, Sensors/Actuators, Discretes Stabilize

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About eight months after the Covid-19 virus pandemic accelerated around the world—causing lockdowns in many countries and driving the global economy into a deep recession—sales of optoelectronics, sensors and actuators, and discrete semiconductors have stabilized. In some  cases, revenues have begun showing signs of a slight recovery in the second half of 2020, which is…

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First 64-zone direct time-of-flight module improves spatial scene detail

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STMicroelectronics has extended its portfolio of FlightSense time-of-flight (ToF) sensors with what it claims is the world’s first 64-zone device that breaks a scene into…

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Aircraft LED Strobe

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    Recently I was able to build a version of a tiny microcontroller-based LED […]

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LED Photocell and Arduino Magic

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A Photocell is a transducer used to detect and measure light and other radiations. The […]

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OFC 2020: Looking at the Future of Optics and Silicon Photonics

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OFC 2020 went ahead with a combo of live and virtual events to explore the future of optics and silicon photonics engines to address high performance network switching up to 51.2Tbps

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Semiconductor Units To Exceed 1 Trillion Devices in 2020

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Annual semiconductor unit shipments, including integrated circuits and optoelectronics, sensors, and discrete (O-S-D) devices are forecast to rise 7 percent in 2020 and surpass one trillion units for the second time in history, according to IC Insights’ McClean Report. The 7 percent increase to 1,036.3 billion total semiconductor shipments expected in 2020 follows an 8…

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Wuhan Profile: Besieged City Fights its Next Battle

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The beleaguered Chinese manufacturing hub faces a virus-borne existential crisis.

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Near-infrared time-of-flight sensor reduces sunlight interference

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Artilux is set to launch its Explore Series, claimed as the first wide-spectrum 3D time-of-flight (ToF) sensor based on germanium-on-silicon (GeSi), at the Consumer Electronics…

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EU Project Targets Low-Cost Manufacturing Packaging

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What if the growing demand for more complex systems and more advanced packaging, including optics and photonics, could maintain -or rejuvenate- the manufacturing and packaging value chain in Europe? With the Advanced packaging for photonics, optics and electronics for low cost manufacturing in Europe, or APPLAUSE, project, the European Union has made its ambitions clear.

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Stories from EE Times Europe: Security, E-mobility, Edge AI

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This week: the increasing imperative for security in embedded (IoT) systems; Audi plans to use OLEDs for brake lights; and stories on Bosch, GrAI Matter, and Cailabs.

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