PARIS – Infrared sensor manufacturer Sofradir will acquire the IR detector facilities of Sagem and Thales, fortifying Sofradir’s position as a player in the global infrared imaging market. Under the agreement, Sagem, a subsidiary of Safran Group, will hand off its Indium Antimonide (InSb) technology to Sofradir, while the GIE III-V Lab partnership of Alcatel Lucent, Thales and CEA, the French nuclear energy commission, will transfer Quantum Well-Infrared Photodetector (QWIP) and Indium ...

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