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Compound Semiconductor Round Up

Posted on 10/12/2018

Latest news for the compound semiconductor community.

KTN have pulled together all the latest snippets of information for the compound semiconductor community into one place. Find out more details about each below, or if you wish to find out more about further opportunities then please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our CS lead Paul Huggett.

Automotive Challenge Network Roadmap Workshop

This workshop on 31st January in Birmingham will provide an overview of the research challenges identified for Power Electronics Machines and Drives (PEMD) in the Automotive Council Roadmaps. Delegates will be asked to give their feedback on the roadmaps, and for the community to gain consensus on the research priorities and challenges going forward. Read more.

Compound Semiconductor Showcase - video report

On 27th November, business leaders and technologists came together to showcase some of the UK’s leading compound semiconductor technologies. The aim of the showcase was to accelerate commercialisation and to stimulate collaboration between the research base and industry in order help companies scale-up and grow. See some of the technology demonstrators in this short video.

Industry Open Day at The Centre for GaN Materials and Devices

This event is designed for photonics and electronics companies who are considering a research collaboration to harness the innovation opportunities of III-nitride semiconductors. The Centre for GaN Materials and Devices is part of the Future Compound Semiconductor Manufacturing Hub which aims to establish the UK as the primary global research and manufacturing Hub for Compound Semiconductor technologies. The event is on Tuesday 15th January 2019 at The University of Sheffield. Read more and book.

MicroTech 2019: Power in Packaging

Organised by IMAPS-UK, this conference focuses on the rapidly developing UK micro-electronics and semiconductor industry and applications for power management components.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Power Electronics & Semiconductor Industry Trends
  • Related Packaging Technologies
  • Thermal Management & Materials
  • Design & Process Optimisation
  • Application Examples & Case Studies

The event takes place on 4th April 2019 at the Granta Centre, Great Abington, Cambridgeshire. Find out more