Thought for the month
“There is nothing noble in being superior to some other man. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.” Probably W.L. Sheldon, US lecturer on ethics (1858 – 1907) rather than Ernest Hemingway.
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.