Thought for the month
“The great tragedy of science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.”
Thomas Huxley, Scientist (1825-95).
Monday, 18 April 2011
New III-V partner
Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Thales and CEA-Leti have announced that CEA-Leti has joined the III-V Lab in a move to strengthen the industrial research capabilities of the R&D centre. The new public-private partnership combines III-V semiconductor and silicon technologies with the enlarged III-V Lab including more than 130 staff. Focusing on practical applications for the combined potential of semiconductors, the III-V Lab will focus on four primary areas of research and markets: Integrated photonic circuits; High-power and microwave GaN-based microelectronics; Ultra-sensitive, highly-selective gas sensors;Thermal and near-infrared imagery.