Optoelectronics

Daqo New Energy Reiterates its Stance Against Forced Labor and Calls for Rational and Responsible Dialogue

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 9:34am

Daqo New Energy wishes to reiterate that it has a zero-tolerance policy towards forced labor in its own facilities and across its supply chain.

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  • Daqo New Energy wishes to reiterate that it has a zero-tolerance policy towards forced labor in its own facilities and across its supply chain.
  • We locate our production facilities in Xinjiang in order to be close to sources of raw materials and energy for polysilicon production.
  • We call for rational and responsible dialogue across the global solar PV industry.
  • ABOUT DAQO NEW ENERGY CORP.
    Daqo New Energy Corp. (NYSE: DQ) ("Daqo" or the "Company") is a leading manufacturer of high-purity polysilicon for the global solar PV industry.

II-VI Incorporated Receives Optical Communications Industry Awards at ODC 2020

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 9:30pm

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IIVI Incorporated (Nasdaq: IIVI), a leading supplier of optoelectronic devices and micro-optics, today announced that it was twice recognized at a recent industry awards ceremony in China.

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  • PITTSBURGH, Jan. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IIVI Incorporated (Nasdaq: IIVI), a leading supplier of optoelectronic devices and micro-optics, today announced that it was twice recognized at a recent industry awards ceremony in China.
  • II-VI was ranked #3 in the category of Top 10 competitiveness enterprises in the optical components and auxiliary equipment field of global market in 2020 and ranked #8 in the category of Top 10 brand competitiveness enterprises in the optical communications field of China market in 2020 at the awards ceremony held during the 2020 (14th) Global & China Optical Communications Development and Competitiveness Forum (ODC 2020) in Beijing, China.
  • II-VI maintains a large manufacturing operations and product development presence in China in the cities of Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Suzhou, and Wuxi.
  • Headquartered in Saxonburg, Pennsylvania, the Company has research and development, manufacturing, sales, service, and distribution facilities worldwide.

Epson Introduces Versatile SMB Projectors for Enhanced Productivity in Hybrid and Remote Workspaces

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 8:01am

Epson is proud of its contributions to realizing a sustainable society and its ongoing efforts to realizing the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.

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  • Epson is proud of its contributions to realizing a sustainable society and its ongoing efforts to realizing the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the worldwide Epson Group generates annual sales of more than JPY 1 trillion.
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    Epson America, Inc., based in Los Alamitos, Calif., is Epson's regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America.
  • Top-selling Epson 3LCD projectors vs. comparable top-selling 1-chip DLP projectors based on NPD sales data for May 2017 April 2018.

Lightwave Logic Announces Receipt of Patent on Innovative Polymer Modulator Packaging Design

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 1:31pm

The package can also interpose signals from an underlying circuit board to the polymer modulators, lasers, and other components for data transfer.

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  • The package can also interpose signals from an underlying circuit board to the polymer modulators, lasers, and other components for data transfer.
  • As noted in the patent, the hermetic capsule is built from a semiconductor base that contains electrical and optical circuits and components.
  • "This is yet another important patent that serves to further strengthen our U.S. patent portfolio, as well as our freedom of manufacturing in the field.
  • Lightwave Logic, Inc. (OTCQB: LWLG) is developing a platform leveraging its proprietary engineered electro-optic (EO) polymers to transmit data at higher speeds with less power.

Solar FlexRack™ Supplies Trackers for TRITEC Americas Distributed Generation Solar Projects in Connecticut

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 1:32pm

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Jan. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Solar FlexRack, a division of Northern States Metals and an innovative leader in photovoltaic mounting and solar tracker solutions, announced that the company has supplied its TDP 2.0 Solar Trackers for a portfolio of distributed generation solar projects located in Connecticut.

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  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Jan. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Solar FlexRack, a division of Northern States Metals and an innovative leader in photovoltaic mounting and solar tracker solutions, announced that the company has supplied its TDP 2.0 Solar Trackers for a portfolio of distributed generation solar projects located in Connecticut.
  • Part of Solar FlexRack's tracker growth phase into the northeastern region of the US, the solar projects are being developed by TRITEC Americas, a leading developer, financier and asset manager of commercial and industrial solar PV and ESS systems.
  • These distributed generation solar projects are a small footprint and are ideal for supplying clean, low-cost energy to the local community in Connecticut.
  • Solar FlexRack has completed over 2 GW of solar racking installations in 40 states across America and five countries globally.

Silver Consumption in the Global Automotive Sector to Approach 90 Million Ounces by 2025

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 1:30pm

This has resulted in another powerful demand center for silver, with projections of nearly 90 million ounces (Moz) of silver absorbed annually in the automotive industry by 2025.Notably, by that time, this will rival silver consumption in the photovoltaic industry, forecasted to be 98 Moz this year, and currently the largest application of global industrial silver demand.

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  • This has resulted in another powerful demand center for silver, with projections of nearly 90 million ounces (Moz) of silver absorbed annually in the automotive industry by 2025.Notably, by that time, this will rival silver consumption in the photovoltaic industry, forecasted to be 98 Moz this year, and currently the largest application of global industrial silver demand.
  • The report examines trends in automotive production, including the evolution of hybrid and battery electric vehicles.
  • The report provides an analysis of silver automotive demand in a range of vehicles and the growing importance to silver demand of ancillary automotive services.
  • One of its primary missions is to provide the global market with reliable statistics and information on silver.

JA Solar Recognized as "Overall High Achiever" in PV Module Index Report 2020 Released by RETC

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 6:24am

BEIJING, Jan. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- JA Solar, a manufacturer of high-performance photovoltaic (PV) products, was recognized as an "Overall High Achiever" in the PV Module Index Report 2020 (PVMI) recently released by the Renewable Energy Test Center (RETC) an authoritative testing agency in the United States for its modules' excellent performance in strict testing for quality, reliability and performance.

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  • BEIJING, Jan. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- JA Solar, a manufacturer of high-performance photovoltaic (PV) products, was recognized as an "Overall High Achiever" in the PV Module Index Report 2020 (PVMI) recently released by the Renewable Energy Test Center (RETC) an authoritative testing agency in the United States for its modules' excellent performance in strict testing for quality, reliability and performance.
  • The company is one of the three module manufacturers to win this recognition.
  • It is the first report in the industry that comprehensively covers the test results on the three aspects of quality, reliability and performance.
  • RETC said in the report that in order to select "the best of the best" among multiple module manufacturers, they scored and ranked the manufacturers based on comprehensive module quality, reliability and performance.

JA Solar Recognized as "Overall High Achiever" in PV Module Index Report 2020 Released by RETC

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 5:45am

BEIJING, Jan. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- JA Solar, a manufacturer of high-performance photovoltaic (PV) products, was recognized as an "Overall High Achiever" in the PV Module Index Report 2020 (PVMI) recently released by the Renewable Energy Test Center (RETC) an authoritative testing agency in the United States for its modules' excellent performance in strict testing for quality, reliability and performance.

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  • BEIJING, Jan. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- JA Solar, a manufacturer of high-performance photovoltaic (PV) products, was recognized as an "Overall High Achiever" in the PV Module Index Report 2020 (PVMI) recently released by the Renewable Energy Test Center (RETC) an authoritative testing agency in the United States for its modules' excellent performance in strict testing for quality, reliability and performance.
  • The company is one of the three module manufacturers to win this recognition.
  • It is the first report in the industry that comprehensively covers the test results on the three aspects of quality, reliability and performance.
  • RETC said in the report that in order to select "the best of the best" among multiple module manufacturers, they scored and ranked the manufacturers based on comprehensive module quality, reliability and performance.

OWC Announces New ThunderboltTM Dock - Adding to its Line of Thunderbolt Solutions

Monday, January 11, 2021 - 1:00pm

The OWC Thunderbolt Dock joins OWC's award-winning and Thunderbolt certified line of docking solutions for Mac and PC like the Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock , Thunderbolt 3 14-port Dock, and Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock .

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  • The OWC Thunderbolt Dock joins OWC's award-winning and Thunderbolt certified line of docking solutions for Mac and PC like the Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock , Thunderbolt 3 14-port Dock, and Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock .
  • With the OWC Thunderbolt Dock you can now have four Thunderbolt ports, plus four USB ports, as well as a port for your SD Card, Gigabit Ethernet, and a combo audio in/out.
  • "Being a leader in Thunderbolt integration and accessories, OWC is excited to offer the Thunderbolt Dock," said Larry O'Connor, CEO and Founder of OWC.
  • OWC Thunderbolt 3 docks are available ranging from $119.00 for the OWC Thunderbolt 3 mini Dock , $249.00 for the OWC Thunderbolt 3 14-port Dock, and $299.00 for the OWC Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock.

Allegro's New ACS37800 IC Integrates Power, Voltage, and Current Monitoring with Reinforced Isolation

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 1:43pm

The new ACS37800 allows devices to easily track power consumption and to optimize energy use by detecting reduced power efficiency for predictive maintenance.

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  • The new ACS37800 allows devices to easily track power consumption and to optimize energy use by detecting reduced power efficiency for predictive maintenance.
  • This makes the ACS37800 ideal for motor control, building automation, and a variety of green industrial applications.
  • For example, the integrated 517Vrms reinforced isolation enables current sensing without expensive opto-isolators, Rogowski coils, oversized current transformers, isolated operational amplifiers, or shunt resistors.
  • For datasheets and more details on Allegro's innovative current sensor family, including the ACS37800 , please visit allegromicro.com/currentsensors .