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Go ahead for new fabrication facility

22 November 2016

Latest phase of Cardiff University's Innovation Campus, which will house the Institute’s new fabrication facility, is approved.

New postgraduates begin research at Institute

15 November 2016

Two PhD students join the Institute to begin research in semiconductor photodetectors and photonic integrated circuits.

Institute welcomes new academics

26 October 2016

The recruitment of three new academics marks the beginning of a large recruitment drive at the Institute.

George Osbourne looking through a microscope

£50m for Cardiff Compound Semiconductor Catapult

8 January 2016

A new £50m UK national Catapult to develop and build next generation Compound Semiconductor (CS) technologies will be spearheaded by Cardiff University and Cardiff-based CS specialists IQE.

IQE plc Headquarters Building exterior Cardiff, UK

World’s first Compound Semiconductor cluster launches in Westminster

18 November 2015

Partnership between industry and academia formally launched

Diana Huffaker

Deal signed to create centre for compound semiconductor excellence

14 July 2015

Cardiff University has signed a deal with world-leading semiconductor wafer company IQE

Professor Diana Huffaker

Cardiff appoints US compound semiconductor expert

26 May 2015

A US expert in Compound Semiconductors (CS) is to lead a new Cardiff University CS research laboratory.

Model of the University campus

£17m ‘green light’ for UK’s first Compound Semiconductor Research Foundation

25 March 2015

A £17.3m award that will put Cardiff University at the cutting edge of semiconductor technology has been announced by UK Government.