2017-03-20

Taiwanese Firms to See Stable Growth as Red LEDs Fuel Tailwind

Regarding the performance of LED industry in Taiwan, due to low season, demand for InGan (blue) LEDs has dropped in the first quarter, while that of AlINGap (red) LEDs is still strong. Thus, institutional investors estimate that business operations of LED manufacturers will significantly improve in the second quarter. For fiscal 2017, the overall industry profitability is expected to increase, and price competition in the blue LED segment will be less intense. 
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2016-11-03

Epistar Red LED Shipment Grows Steadily, LED Filaments Show Market Potential

There has been stable growth in the global LED lighting market supply chain and distribution channels, the plateaued LED backlight market has ushered surging innovative LED applications in the market. How has soaring demands in new LED applications affected Taiwanese LED manufacturer’s Epistar’s LED shipments?
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2016-10-07

Cree Introduces Efficient Horticulture LEDs

Cree announces the new XLamp XQ-E and XP-E High Efficiency (HE) Photo Red LEDs, the industry’s highest performing LEDs optimized for horticulture. The new LEDs deliver up to 21 percent higher output than the previous generations of XQ-E and XP-E Photo Red LEDs, enabling hrticulture lighting manufacturers to deliver higher performance products, reduce luminaire size and lower system cost.
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2015-09-17

U.S. Doctor Uses Red LED Technology to Aid Weight Loss

A few weeks ago, Hollywood actress Jessica Alba created a buzz on the Internet with her anti-age LED skin care treatment. Turns out LEDs market potential in the beauty sector extends to weight loss, and for those aiming to stay thin and slim.
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2015-01-07

LED Pioneers Awarded Draper Prize for Engineering

LEDs reduced U.S. CO2 emissions by an estimated 12 million tons in 2013, produce the greatest amount of light for the energy used, and have the longest lifetime of any lighting source available. In recognition of the significant benefit to society created by the initial development and commercialization of LED technologies 20 years ago, five pioneers will receive the $500,000 Draper Prize for Engineering.
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2014-12-17

Hens Lay More Eggs Under Red or White LED Lights

A study reveals that different color LED light influences layer production, according to a report of World Poultry, citing paper released by researcher from Federal University of Grande Dourados, Brazil.
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2014-10-29

Purdue Grows Ornamental Plant Seedlings with Blue and Red LED Lights

Purdue University researchers' success in using red and blue LEDs as the only source of light to grow ornamental plant seedlings indoors has led to a new phase of determining whether they can reduce production time with more colors.
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2014-10-14

LED Nobel Illuminates Pioneering GE Research

Last October, the biologist and former GE Healthcare chief scientist James Rothman received the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine for solving the mystery of how cells shuttle molecules of insulin and other substances to the right place in the body. This year, two other former GE scientists looking for new sources of light, Bob Hall and Nick Holonyak Jr., almost felt the glow of a Nobel themselves.
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2014-09-30

iGrow Clinical Study Featured in Premier Laser Technology Journal

The clinical study of the iGrow® Hair Growth System titled “The growth of human scalp hair in females using visible red light laser and LED sources” is featured in the October 2014 issue of Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, considered the gold standard journal on laser-based technology. The study, led by Raymond J. Lanzafame, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.S., a board-certified surgeon and expert in laser applications and laser research, demonstrated the clinical efficacy and safety of the iGrow Hair Growth System’s low-level laser therapy (LLLT) to promote hair growth in women.
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2009-07-07

Japanese Researcher Prototypes GaN Semiconductor-based Red LED Element

Yasufumi Fujiwara, professor of Osaka University in Japan, has recently created a prototype red LED element by using gallium nitride (GaN) semiconductor. Though blue and green LED elements using GaN semiconductor have already been commercialized, this is the first time that a red LED element has been prototyped by using GaN semiconductor, Fujiwara said.
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2009-03-16

The FAA warns night vision goggles may not detect certain red LEDs

Recently, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a safety alert for operators (SAFO) called “Night Vision Goggle (NVG) Advisory Pertaining to Certain Red Color LEDs.” This SAFO advises operators using NVGs that certain LED lighting systems fall outside the combined visible and near-infrared spectrum of NVGs, and thus will not be visible to them.
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2008-12-01

Edison Opto announced Federal series LED

Edison Opto, a Taiwan-based high power LED packaging manufacturer, has announced Edixeon Federal series into its Edixeon family of products
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2008-10-31

Red LEDs can smooth wrinkles

It’s known that LED is a semiconductor diode that emits light when an electric current is applied in the forward direction of the device, as in the simple LED circuit.
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2008-08-13

Showa Denko Drops Plan to expand Red LEDs production

It’s reported that Showa Denko of Japan, a maker of hard disks and red LEDs, halted plans to expand production of the LEDs and hard disks.According to a Nikkei Net article, in December of 2007, Showa Denko announced plans to double its red aluminum gallium indium phosphide (AlGaInP) LED production to 200 million units per at its operations in Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture by the end of 2008, and the company was planning to spend about 1.2 billion yen to raise the red LED production capacity.
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Cree announces the commercial availability of the XLamp® XD16 LED, the industry’s first Extreme Density LED, which delivers up to 5 ½ times higher lumen density than Cree’s previous generation of high power LEDs.

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LG Innotek today announced that the company has developed the world's first 100mW (mill watts) UV-C LED. This development is 2 years ahead of the industry forecast that predicted its development would be successful by 2020.

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