M/A-COM Tech Acquires Optomai

LOWELL, Mass. — M/A-COM Technology Solutions (M/A-COM Tech) today announced that it has acquired privately-held Optomai, Inc. Optomai is a fabless semiconductor company that develops high performance integrated circuits and modules for next generation 40 Gbps and 100 Gbps fiber optic networks. Based in Silicon Valley, California, Optomai’s product portfolio and expertise in GaAs and…

LED System Design: You Get What You Pay For

LED lighting can clearly have advantages over traditional lighting technologies. LEDs can have a long lifespan (>50k hours), use less energy, and provide more flexibility in a lighting design. However, a poorly designed system, or making too many compromises on cost, can cause LEDs to underperform relative to expectations. When designing, the process all starts…

FZLED Goes Global

TAIPEI, Taiwan — FZLED, a sub-division of the thermal and metal products manufacturer FZTech Inc., is announcing their plans to enter multiple international markets around the world and begin offering several lines of high-performance LED products to consumers. Receiving ISO-9001:2008 certification in November, 2010, FZLED is already turning heads with their innovative products like their…

Mouser Stocks Avago Optical Finger

Mansfield, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top global engineering design resource for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it is stocking new product from Avago Technologies. Avago Technologies' Optical Finger Navigation (OFN) Sensor and Lens are compact, precise, fast speed, and highly reliable navigation solutions to help enhance overall system performance in…

SemiLEDs Reports Q2

HSINCHU, Taiwan — SemiLEDs Corporation (NASDAQ: LEDS), a developer and manufacturer of LED chips and LED components, today announced its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2011, ended February 28, 2011. Revenue for the second quarter of fiscal 2011 was $10.0 million, a 30% increase compared to $7.7 million in the second…

Photonic Reports Full-Year Results

NORTHVALE, N.J. — Photonic Products Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PHPG) has released its consolidated financial results for the year ended December 31, 2010. The Company ended the year with fourth quarter sales of $3.6 million, an increase of 22% from $2.95 million in the corresponding quarter of 2009. Sales for the year were $11.05…

Arrow Showcases LEDs at Light Show

MELVILLE, N.Y. — Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW), a leading global distributor of electronic components and services, will exhibit at Lightfair International 2011. Arrow will showcase the latest LED (light-emitting diodes) designs and total lighting solutions at Lightfair International, May 17-19, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. The Arrow booth, #2055, will feature LED technologies…