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2013-02-04 08:31:44

MORRISVILLE, N.C., Feb 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a parallel effort to its development of UV-C light emitting diodes (LEDs), HexaTech recently demonstrated optically pumped, AlGaN-based lasers grown on highest-quality, single crystalline AlN substrates. Laser structures fabricated at HexaTech and tested in collaboration with North Carolina State University (NCSU) featured lasing thresholds as low as 85 kW/cm2 at wavelengths of 264 and 280 nm. This not only represents record-breaking laser...

2013-01-29 08:31:35

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amedica Corporation, a spinal and reconstructive medical device manufacturer, today announced several new additions to its executive management team to help guide the company's efforts as Amedica shifts the standard of care for interbody fusion devices toward proprietary Silicon Nitride (Si(3)N(4)) ceramic. Four strategic appointments, including a Senior Vice President of Market Development, Vice President of Marketing, a Senior Vice President of...

2013-01-16 23:03:33

Advantech Wireless announced that it has received new orders in excess of $3M for the new line of Super High Power, High Linearity, Modular GaN based Solid State Power Amplifiers operating in Extended C-band, X-band and Extended Ku-band, for a North American customer. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) January 16, 2013 Advantech Wireless Inc., a privately-held Canadian corporation and manufacturer of Satellite, RF Equipment and Microwave Systems, announced today that it has received new orders in...

2012-12-19 08:25:50

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Amedica Corporation, a spinal and reconstructive medical device manufacturer, today unveiled its new website, providing the community with a comprehensive resource on Silicon Nitride (Si(3)N(4)) for spine interbody fusion procedures and other orthopedic applications. Site enhancements and upgraded navigation capabilities now enable visitors to quickly find information on the company's proprietary FDA-cleared Silicon Nitride technology for spinal...

2012-12-13 08:22:02

MORRISVILLE, N.C., Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- HexaTech has received a $2.2 M award from the U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) that will enable the development of a new power semiconductor technology for the modernization of our electrical power grid. HexaTech's high-quality Aluminum Nitride (AlN) technology was identified by the Department of Energy as a transformational, breakthrough technology with significant technical promise. Using very...

2012-10-23 07:30:36

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AMEDICA Corporation, a spinal and reconstructive medical device manufacturer, is pleased to announce that Alpesh Patel, M.D., Associate Professor in the Division of Spine Surgery at the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, will present a poster at the North American Spine Society (NASS) Annual Meeting that illustrates the significant advantages of Silicon Nitride (Si(3)N(4)) for use in interbody fusion devices compared to (PEEK)...

2012-09-27 14:21:24

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Soraa, the world's leading developer of GaN on GaN(TM) (gallium nitride on gallium nitride) solid-state lighting technology, announced today that co-founder Dr. Shuji Nakamura received the Inventor of the Year Award from The Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association (SVIPLA). Each year the SVIPLA recognizes an individual who has made an exceptional contribution in the technical arts and this year has chosen to honor Dr. Nakamura...

2012-09-13 23:01:53

Advantech Wireless, a Canadian-based manufacturer of broadcast-quality Satellite, RF Equipment and Microwave Systems announces the release of a new series of indoor, GaN technology based solid state power amplifiers (SSPAs) and BUCs featuring high power, high linearity and a compact size. Named the Super Compact SG Series, the high power amplifiers can easily replace old technology and inefficient TWTAs, offering enormous cost saving and reduce operating costs. The units practically pay for...

2012-09-13 02:28:16

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Amedica Corporation, a spinal and reconstructive implant manufacturer, announced today the expansion of biomaterial claims for its FDA 510(k)-cleared Valeo® Interbody Fusion Devices. The expansion of these claims focus on the innate properties of the Company's proprietary Silicon Nitride (Si(3)N(4)) biomaterial, which has been proven to provide superior osteointegration and anti-infective capabilities when compared to products...

2012-09-13 02:25:49

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Amedica Corporation, a spinal and reconstructive implant manufacturer, announced today the publication of two peer-reviewed studies conducted at Brown University that demonstrate the superior osteointegration and bacterial-resistant properties of its proprietary Silicon Nitride (Si(3)N(4)) biomaterial when compared to poly-ether-ether-ketone (PEEK) or titanium (Ti). In related news, the company also announced the expansion of biomaterial property...