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2008-08-18 21:00:12

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EMCORE Corporation , a leading provider of compound semiconductor-based components and subsystems for the broadband, fiber optic, satellite, and terrestrial solar power markets, today announced that the Board of Directors of EMCORE Corporation ("EMCORE" or the "Company") appointed John M. Markovich, as Chief Financial Officer, effective August 18, 2008. Reporting to the CEO, Mr. Markovich will be responsible for the Company's finance,...

2008-08-07 09:00:56

Spire Corporation (Nasdaq: SPIR), a global solar company providing turnkey solar factories and capital equipment to manufacture photovoltaic modules worldwide, today announced that the Company will host its second-quarter 2008 conference call on Wednesday, August 13, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. E.T. On the call, Chairman, CEO, and President, Roger G. Little and Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, Christian Dufresne will discuss Spire's second-quarter financial results, as well as the Company's...

2008-08-01 12:00:29

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Aug. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EMCORE Corporation , a leading provider of compound semiconductor-based components and subsystems for the broadband, fiber optic, satellite, and solar power markets, will announce its fiscal 2008 third quarter and nine-month results for the period ended June 30, 2008 on Thursday, August 7, 2008, after market close. A conference call discussing the results will be held on Friday, August 8, 2008 at 9:00 am ET. Conference Call Information:...

2008-07-01 09:01:01

Spire Corporation (Nasdaq: SPIR), a global solar company providing turnkey solar factories and capital equipment to manufacture photovoltaic cells and modules worldwide, today announced that members of its executive management will be presenting at Collins Stewart's 4th Annual Growth Conference. The conference will be held from July 8 to 10, 2008 at The Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York City, New York. Spire will present at 2:30 p.m. (ET) on Tuesday, July 8, 2008. At the conference,...

2008-06-20 09:00:45

Spire Corporation (Nasdaq: SPIR), a global solar company providing turnkey solar factories and capital equipment to manufacture photovoltaic cells and modules worldwide, today announced that its management will be presenting at the Deutsche Bank 2008 Alternative Energy Conference at the Westin Saint Francis Hotel in San Francisco, California. Spire will present at 1:50 p.m. (ET) on Tuesday, June 24, 2008. At the conference, Mr. Mark C. Little, Chief Executive Officer of Spire Biomedical...

2008-06-18 00:00:07

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EMCORE Corporation , a leading provider of compound semiconductor-based components and subsystems for the broadband, fiber optic, satellite and terrestrial solar power markets, today announced that its optical fiber EMCORE Connects Cables (ECC) are being used by IBM on the DOE computer nicknamed Roadrunner, the first supercomputer to break the petaflop computing barrier. EMCORE Connects Cables are high-performance InfiniBand*...

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2006-05-25 07:48:21

An inexpensive detector developed by a NASA-led team can now see invisible infrared light in a range of "colors," or wavelengths. The detector, called a Quantum Well Infrared Photodetector (QWIP) array, was the world's largest (one million-pixel) infrared array when the project was announced in March 2003. It was a low-cost alternative to conventional infrared detector technology for a wide range of scientific and commercial applications. However, at the time it could only detect a narrow...

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2005-11-09 13:21:00

NASA -- Did you know that instruments as small as postage stamps can keep a satellite operating in space for decades? It sounds unbelievable, but as they say, "from small beginnings great things come." And when engineers design space systems, they usually begin with small solar cells. These tiny semiconductors convert sunshine into electricity. Together, thousands of solar cells generate enough energy to power great things like the international space station, the Mars rovers and most of...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.