June Newsletter Alta Devices IEEE Cherry Award

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Professor Harry Atwater Wins 2019 IEEE William Cherry Award

Alta Devices Co-Founder Wins Prestigious Award in Recognition of Outstanding Contributions to Photovoltaic Science and Technology

Professor Harry Atwater, Howard Hughes Professor of Applied Physics and Materials Science at the California Institute of Technology has been awarded the 2019 IEEE William Cherry Award for major innovations in the progress and future of photovoltaic science and technology.

IEEE PVSC Cherry Award won by Harry Atwater 2019

The IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization for the advancement of technology. This year, the IEEE William Cherry Award recipient will be honored at the 46th annual IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC).

The IEEE PVSC organizing committee established the award, in memory of one of the founders of the photovoltaic field, William R. Cherry, to recognize individuals who have made “outstanding contributions to the advancement of photovoltaic science and technology.” The award selection is made by the William R. Cherry Committee, composed of all past general chairmen of the specialist’s conferences and all past recipients of the award… READ MORE


Sensors Expo

Alta Devices presented at Sensors Expo & Conference 2019 in San Jose, CA

Alta Devices recently presented at Sensors Expo 2019


Wednesday June 26,1:30 pm – 2:20 pm | Executive Ballroom B
Paul Sims – Senior Product Development Engineer, Alta Devices
Ian Murray – Technical Marketing Engineer, Alta Devices

Improvements in battery life are not keeping up with the innovation and disruption in areas of signal processing, computing, communication and sensor technology. Access to energy when and where it is needed is a challenge for users and designers of wireless sensors and controllers. This session dives deep into the feasibility of using solar cells to power such devices, and a survey of suitable solar technologies.


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Brendan from Alta Devices delivered the plenary at IEEE PVSC 2019 and Cherry Award 2019

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