nitride nitride  /ˈnaɪ traɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a compound containing nitrogen and a more electropositive element (such as phosphorus or a metal)

Usage(s):

  1. Different semiconductor materials produce different colors; Nakamura used gallium nitride, which generates blue and white light.
  2. At this temperatureclose to absolute zerocolumbium nitride becomes.

News

  1. Research and Markets: Global Gallium Nitride Semiconductor Devices Market Report 2013-2016 - NXP Semicondusctors, RF ...

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Gallium Nitride Semiconductor Devices Market 2012-
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Microwave Chip Capacitors offer long-term stability.

    Consisting of Oxide/Nitride layer, Series 8000 offers working voltage >50 V and capacitance from 2.0–600 pF, while Series 8100 offers working voltage of more than 100 V and capacitance from 0.1–399 pF. Gold contacts are provided on front and back, and die thinness of as little as 3 mils is achievable for limiting inductance. Devices are suited for applications that require DC ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  3. Northrop Grumman Begins Sampling New Gallium Nitride Packaged Power Amplifier

    Redondo Beach CA (SPX) Jun 12, 2013 Northrop Grumman has developed a new gallium nitride (GaN) flange packaged power amplifier, APN180FP, targeting military and commercial Ka-band communication applications. This product represents the first commercial availability of a packaged, GaN-based component from the company. "The APN180FP provides customers with a powerful, easy-to-use, high-frequency ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Space War

Quotes

  • "It is really challenging to get a high yield in gallium nitride device production," said Shuji Nakamura, a professor of materials engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara, who is best known as a pioneering developer of...
    on Nov 17, 2006 By: Shuji Nakamura Source: EETimes.com

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