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4 March, 2024 – Switching to the cubic form of GaN promises to address the low efficiency of the red microLED, a key ingredient in tomorrow’s head-mounted displays – By Martin Lamb from Kubos Semiconductors

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Kubos high-efficiency red microLED technology boosted with £700,000 investment, new patent, and first customer order

Aug 1, 2023 –  Kubos Semiconductors, a microLED material technology company, has announced that it has won a £700,000 Future Economy Investor Partnerships (FEIP) grant from Innovate UK, the UK government’s innovation agency.

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MICRO LED MANUFACTURING | Are cubic InGaN, red micro LEDs on your roadmap?

April 25, 2023 –  AR/VR applications will prompt the next phase of micro LED technology development, says MARTIN LAMB, but new materials solutions that can be manufactured with existing methods are required to amplify color emitter performance.

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March 8th, 2023-  Creating bright red microLEDs for augmented- and virtual-reality headsets is notoriously difficult, but a little-known material from Kubos Semiconductors could solve the problem…

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Kubos Semiconductors sheds new light on high-speed communications with sustainable LEDs

April 27th, 2022-  Kubos Semiconductors, the developer of LEDs based on cubic Gallium Nitride (GaN), in collaboration with researchers at Manchester and Cambridge Universities, have identified the potential for Kubos’ proprietary material to deliver LEDs capable of switching at significantly faster speeds than those produced in the hexagonal crystal phase. 

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Article highlighting advantages of Kubos’ technology for applications

October 18th, 2021-  Kubos Semiconductors is developing new technology and a new material called cubic GaN. “It’s the cubic form of gallium nitride and we can not only produce it on large-scale wafers — 150 mm and above — but potentially, they can scale to higher wafer sizes and can slot seamlessly into existing production lines,” said O’Brien.

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Kubos Semiconductors Shows First Commercially Compatible Cubic GaN LEDs

February 22nd, 2021-  Kubos, using technology originally spun out of the University of Cambridge, has demonstrated the first commercially compatible LEDs based on the cubic crystal phase of Gallium Nitride (GaN). This is a significant step towards more efficient solid-state lighting.

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Kubos Semiconductors recipient of Low Carbon Innovation Fund 2 (LCIF2)

November 25th, 2020-  We are excited to announce the recent investment by LCIF2 in our company. The motivation for this investment was driven by Kubos’ efforts in the development of energy efficient LEDs with reduced CO2 emission.

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Kubos short-listed finalist in the 2020 Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards

November 13th, 2020-  Cambridge Independent have nominated Kubos as one of the finalists in the “Start-up of the Year (sponsored by Kao Data)” category for the Science and Technology awards.

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Kubos’ article “Cubic GaN garners a glorious green” in Compound Semiconductor Magazine

October 8th, 2020- An exclusive article “Cubic GaN garners a glorious green” (on page 42) published by Kubos Semiconductors highlighting game changing advantages of cubic-GaN  technology  on silicon substrates for manufacture of high performance green LEDs.

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Kubos Semiconductors in BBC article

May 29th, 2020- BBC article on Light Emitting Diodes where Kubos Semiconductors’ CEO highlighted our efforts for developing energy efficient micro-LEDs.

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Green Light For Industry’s Problem LED

November 20th, 2019- Kubos Semiconductors, UK, and the UK Compound Semiconductor Centre have joined forces to solve the LED industry’s notorious ‘green gap’ problem.

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Kubos Semiconductors and Compound Semiconductor Centre announce collaboration

October 1st, 2019- Kubos Semiconductors Ltd and The Compound Semiconductor Centre (CSC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to pursue the commercialisation of cubic Gallium Nitride (GaN) epitaxial technology for high efficiency, LED lighting applications. 

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