British LED firm is leading light at Engineering Excellence Awards

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Plessey Semiconductors have grabbed the Grand Prix prize at the 2017 British Engineering Excellence Awards in London. Plessey develops high power ‘GaN-on-Si’ LEDs. By using gallium nitride with silicon instead of sapphire the company claims their lights can provide 30% more light, have better thermal performance and cost...

Output of hydrogen fuel cells could double as result of electric compressor

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The UK-based technology company Aeristech has developed a new electric compressor design which has the potential to double the output of hydrogen fuel cells. The new system would allow air to be delivered at a far higher pressure as a result of both high speed motor and control...