High Voltage Microelectronics and Sensors Group

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Diagnosing disease could be as simple as breathing

A range of diseases and conditions, from asthma to liver disease, could be diagnosed and monitored quickly and painlessly just by breathing, using gas sensing technology developed by a Cambridge spin-out.

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Professor Florin Udrea wins Royal Academy of Engineering award for outstanding commercial success

He received his medal at the Academy's annual awards dinner at London's Royal Opera House.

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Success for spin-off

The spin-off company Cambridge Semiconductor, set up in August 2000 by Professor Gehan Amaratunga and Dr Florin Udrea ( see 'energy saving devices' in the news archive) has now been tipped to become a world leading force in power electronics field.

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The new HVMS group website

16 January 2014

We have been working towards a creating a new website for our group. Our target is to create a functional, informative and clear website, consistent with the guidlines from the University of Cambridge. It is made versatile to work great on mobile phones, tablets and PCs!

New EPSRC National Centre for Power Electronics Opens

01 June 2013

The UK's capacity in power electronics, a technology that underpins and is vital to many of the country's industries and its economy, received an £18 million boost today from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) with the opening of the first EPSRC National Centre of Excellence for Power Electronics.

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