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Cambridge CMOS Sensors (CCMOS) says it is seeing increasing sales of its gas-sensing microsystems and is on the cusp of more major contracts.

Posted on August 26, 2013
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Cambridge CMOS Sensors (CCMOS) says it is seeing increasing sales of its gas-sensing microsystems and is on the cusp of more major contracts. Gas-sensing technology has a broad range of applications, including domestic gas detectors, industrial safety, explosive detection, medical diagnostics and environmental monitoring. A Cambridge University spin-off that recently raised an additional £4.5m, the […]

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A leader in devices for extreme temperatures (-55°C to +225°C), Cissoid continues rolling out new SOI-based products for power management, power conversion and signal conditioning. Thumbnail

A leader in devices for extreme temperatures (-55°C to +225°C), Cissoid continues rolling out new SOI-based products for power management, power conversion and signal conditioning.

Posted on August 26, 2013
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A leader in devices for extreme temperatures (-55°C to +225°C), Cissoid continues rolling out new SOI-based products for power management, power conversion and signal conditioning. Additions over the last year include: FUJI, a High Reliability 3.5W DC-DC Converter with Triple Output 5V, 3.3V & 1.8V CHT-RIGEL, a High Reliability Adjustable Voltage Regulator for up to […]

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Microsemi, Honeywell <i>et al</i> Leveraging SOI to Curb CO<sub>2</sub> Emissions Thumbnail

Microsemi, Honeywell et al Leveraging SOI to Curb CO2 Emissions

Posted by on August 21, 2013
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The furnace in your home’s basement might not be as sexy as your smartphone, but when it comes to making a difference to the planet, it’s awfully important. That’s why Microsemi and Honeywell have teamed up with Cissoid, Cambridge CMOS Sensors and several top universities like UCL, Cambridge and Warwick in a €4 million ($5.3 […]

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Digitimes reports that Vanguard International Semiconductor Corporation (VIS) has developed a 0.35-micron SOI process for manufacturing automotive chips on 8-inch wafers.

Posted on August 16, 2013
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Digitimes reports that Vanguard International Semiconductor Corporation (VIS) has developed a 0.35-micron SOI process for manufacturing automotive chips on 8-inch wafers. The chips are currently in verification with electronics suppliers in Europe, the US and Japan.

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In the three months following Peregrine Semi’s announcement of the latest version of its UltraCMOS® process technology, the company has followed with a steady stream of news Thumbnail

In the three months following Peregrine Semi’s announcement of the latest version of its UltraCMOS® process technology, the company has followed with a steady stream of news

Posted on May 31, 2013
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In the three months following Peregrine Semi’s announcement of the latest version of its UltraCMOS® process technology, STeP8 for RF Front End ICs, the company has followed with a steady stream of news. (The UltraCMOS technology is an advanced RF SOI process leveraging bonded silicon-on-sapphire (BSOS) substrates from Soitec.) Recent announcements include: a collaborative sourcing […]

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Skyworks announced that its industry-leading Silicon-on-insulator (SOI) switching technology is now being used by European, Japanese, Korean and North American car manufacturers Thumbnail

Skyworks announced that its industry-leading Silicon-on-insulator (SOI) switching technology is now being used by European, Japanese, Korean and North American car manufacturers

Posted on March 14, 2013
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Skyworks announced that its industry-leading Silicon-on-insulator (SOI) switching technology is now being used by European, Japanese, Korean and North American car manufacturers for advanced infotainment systems. Specifically, Skyworks’ solid state technology is enabling seamless low noise and broadband switching between audio, Blu-ray/DVD, navigation, cell phone and vehicle security display inputs as well as a variety […]

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NXP has named SOI wafer-leader Soitec as this year’s recipient of the “Best Supplier – Valued Partnership” for the company’s SOI solutions

Posted on October 9, 2012
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NXP has named SOI wafer-leader Soitec as this year’s recipient of the “Best Supplier – Valued Partnership” for the company’s SOI solutions. NXP uses Soitec’s wafers in many of its most successful products for high-volume markets including power, automotive and lighting. The two companies have worked together since 1995.

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NXP’s latest automotive audio amplifiers are built on its SOI-based ABCD technology Thumbnail

NXP’s latest automotive audio amplifiers are built on its SOI-based ABCD technology

Posted on December 12, 2011
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NXP’s latest automotive audio amplifiers are built on its SOI-based ABCD technology, and enable an uninterrupted audio experience during sudden supply voltage drops down to 6V in hybrid electric vehicles, micro-hybrids, mild hybrids, and other cars using start-stop systems. The Class-D TDF8530 offers concert-hall sound, while the TDF8546 Best Efficiency quad Class-AB amplifier cuts power dissipation […]

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Freescale’s new Xtrinsic MMA65xxKW family of accelerometers for advanced airbag sensors Thumbnail

Freescale’s new Xtrinsic MMA65xxKW family of accelerometers for advanced airbag sensors

Posted on December 12, 2011
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Freescale‘s new Xtrinsic MMA65xxKW family of accelerometers for advanced airbag sensors leverages SOI-based high-aspect-ratio (HAR) MEMS  technology, which increases sensitivity and improves reliability.

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Soitec was named NXP’s Best Supplier for Front End Materials & Equipment Thumbnail

Soitec was named NXP’s Best Supplier for Front End Materials & Equipment

Posted on September 21, 2011
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The leading producer of SOI wafers, Soitec was named NXP’s Best Supplier for Front End Materials & Equipment. NXP was one of the first in the industry to use SOI. The relationship with Soitec dates back to 1995, when the two companies began work together on the development of the (then Philips’) breakthrough SOI-based ABCD […]

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