2015-09-11

Manufacturers Disappointed Again by Sapphire-free iPhone 6S

Sapphire screens were missing on Apple’s latest smartphone again. Apple fans waited in eager anticipation in front of their computer monitors during the twilight hours of Sept. 10, Beijing time, just to catch a glimpse of the new products at the annual fall product launch event.
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2015-07-20

Apple iPod Touch 6 Loses Sapphire Covered Lens

iFixit recent teardown of iPod touch 6 revealed the absence of sapphire covered lens, reported Apple Insider.
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2015-04-21

Rubicon to Showcase Largest Sapphire Window Ever Produced at SPIE DSS

Rubicon Technology, a leading provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, semiconductor and optical markets, today announced that it will be showcasing the largest sapphire window ever produced at the SPIE Defense, Security and Sensing 2015 exhibition from April 20-24 at the Baltimore Convention Center in booth #1108. Very large, thick sapphire windows are in demand for defense, aerospace and optical applications.
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2015-04-01

Monocrystal Ready to Take on LED and Mobile Device Market

There are dozens of manufacturers in the global sapphire manufacturing market, but only tier one manufacturers are capable of supplying good quality sapphire ingots including Kyocera, Namiki, Monocrystal, DK AZTEC, USIO, Harbin Aurora Optoelectronics and Silan Opto. Leading sapphire manufacturers have launched production expansion plans to meet LED and non-LED market demands. LEDinside had an opportunity to interview Monocrystal Marketing Director Ludmila Zubova at TILS 2015 last week.
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Introducing a performance of 100 mW, LG Innotek, industrial partner of LASER COMPONENTS, sets new standards for single-chip UVC LEDs. The manufacturer states that this development is two years ahead of current industry forecasts. So ... READ MORE

LG Innotek today announced that it had succeeded in developing an 'advanced flip chip LED package' that demonstrates high efficiency and high luminous flux without deteriorating performance even after it gets through 300℃ sol... READ MORE