Cree CEO Gregg Lowe

Cree Buys Infineon’s RF Power Business

Cree, Inc. has acquired Infineon Technologies’ RF Power Business for approximately $426 million, which strengthens its position in radio frequency (RF) gallium nitride on silicon carbide (GaN-on-SiC) technologies. The acquisition is expected to expand the Cree Wolfspeed business unit’s growth opportunity in the wireless market as the industry transitions to 4G and 5G networks. Cree…

Cree Announces Silicon Carbide Wafer Supply Agreement with Infineon

Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) announces that it signed a strategic long-term agreement to produce and supply its Wolfspeed™ silicon carbide (SiC) wafers to Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY). The agreement governs Cree’s supply of advanced 150 mm SiC wafers to Infineon, which will broaden Infineon’s product offering to address today’s high-growth markets,…

Mouser Stocks Cree Four-Color LEDs

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking CLQ6A-TKW red, green, blue, and white (RGBW) LEDs from Cree®. The CLQ6A-TKW devices are the first individually addressable 1W RGBW LEDs in their class, opening new design possibilities for architectural lighting. Cree CLQ6A-TKW devices, available from Mouser…

Mouser Stocks Cree XLamp MHB-B LEDs

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the Cree XLamp MHB-B LEDs. These new high-power LEDs enable designers to more effectively deliver lower system costs for high-lumen, high-efficiency applications designed to meet the new DesignLights Consortium (DLC) 4.0 Premium…

Wolfspeed Sponsors Free Access to RF Tutorial Series

Wolfspeed, A Cree Company and a leading global supplier of gallium nitride on silicon carbide (GaN-on-SiC) high electron mobility transistors (HEMTs) and monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs) with best-in-class reliability, is sponsoring one year of free access to a comprehensive multimedia engineering tutorial on passive and active RF circuits, including amplifiers. Entitled “Conquer Radio Frequency: A…

LED Market to Reach $71.4B by 2021

According to the new market research report, “LED Market by Technology (Basic Light Emitting Diode, High Brightness LED, Organic LED, Ultraviolet LED, Polymer LED), Applications (Automotive, General Lighting, Backlighting, Mobile Device, Signals and Signage) – Global Revenue, Trends, Growth, Share, Size and Forecast to 2021”, published by Scalar Market Research, the LED market is expecting an…

Robust Growth Ahead for Specialty LED Lighting Markets

Four LED specialty lighting applications are forecast to reach $4.36 billion in 2016 and increase to $16.4 billion in 2020, according to new research from LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. These applications include horticultural lighting, surgical lighting, marine/harbor lighting and smart lighting. The 2016 Global Lighting Market Report finds the global LED smart lighting market to have…

Mouser Ships Cree XLamp XT-E LEDs

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the recently upgraded Cree® XLamp® XT-E LEDs. This new generation of the XLamp XT-E platform incorporates key elements of Cree’s SC5 Technology™ Platform and now includes a new high-efficacy (HE) option that delivers a 25 percent increase in efficacy compared to the previous XT-E LED and provides a guaranteed…

Electronics Ranks High in Conflict Minerals Compliance

In a very short period of time the electronics industry has moved from grudging acceptance of the so-called U.S. “conflict minerals” rule to a leadership position in compliance, research concludes. Moreover, companies that have embraced the measure to boycott materials mined in certain regions of the world are driving positive change throughout the supply chain.…