- Bruce Berkoff to Lead Marketing at Ascent Solar
Bruce Berkoff has been appointed its chief marketing officer (CMO), Ascent Solar Technologies Inc. announced Monday. Berkoff brings over 25 years of executive experience in engineering, product development and marketing for technology companies to his new position, most recently serving as chief marketing officer of LG Philips LCD, a TFT (thin-film transistor) LCD supplier. Berkoff currently serves on the boards of directors of LG Display (LPL) and Unipixel and is chairman of the LCD TV Association. He was CEO of Enuclia Semiconductor, CMO and executive vice president at LPL, vice president and general manager at Philips Components FDS, and has held various other executive positions. Ascent Solar is a Littleton, Colo.-based developer of flexible thin-film photovoltaic modules for building materials, consumer electronics and space applications.
- That branch of science involved in the study and utilization of the motion, emissions and behaviors of currents of electrical energy flowing through gases, vacuums, semiconductors and conductors, not to be confused with electrics, which deals primarily with the conduction of large currents of electricity through metals.
- The technology of generating and harnessing light and other forms of radiant energy whose quantum unit is the photon. The science includes light emission, transmission, deflection, amplification and detection by optical components and instruments, lasers and other light sources, fiber optics, electro-optical instrumentation, related hardware and electronics, and sophisticated systems. The range of applications of photonics extends from energy generation to detection to communications and...
- An electronic device consisting of a semiconductor material, generally germanium or silicon, and used for rectification, amplification and switching. Its mode of operation utilizes transmission across the junction of the donor electrons and holes.
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