2012-11-14

Microsemi Delivers S-Band RF Power Transistor for Air Traffic Control Radar Aviation Applications

New 500 Watt GaN on SiC Transistor Available Now Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, has expanded its family of radio frequency (RF) transistors based on gallium nitride (GaN) on silicon carbide (SiC) technologies with a new S-band 500 watt (W) RF device. The 2729GN-500 is targeted at high-power air traffic control airport surveillance radar (ASR) applications. ASR is used to monitor and control aircrafts in the terminal within approximately 10...
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2012-05-09

Microsemi Unveils Ultra-fast-startup LED Driver for Linear Lighting Fixtures

New 30W Constant Current Driver Optimized for Residential and Commercial Lighting Applications Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today unveiled a new dimmable LED driver module optimized for worldwide residential, commercial and industrial light fixtures. The 30 watt (W) LXMG221W-0700030-D0™ LED driver enables start up times of 150 milliseconds (ms) or faster, closely emulating the "lights-on" performance of a typical incandescent...
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2012-03-16

Microsemi Introduces New LED Driver for LCD TV Applications

Microsemi Corp. has introduced a revolutionary non-dissipative LED backlight driver called LX27901 for LCD TV applications. The company has claimed it is the first device of its type to provide LED driving capabilities in TVs based on the LCD Integrated Power Supply (LIPS) architecture. According to Amir Asvadi, vice president and general manager of the analog mixed signal group at Microsemi, "The LX27901 continues on our long tradition of innovation in high-performance display lighting solutions, delivering power-efficiency improvements in the 7...
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2011-10-28

Microsemi Unveils Revolutionary Driver for LED Street Light Fixtures

Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today unveiled a new LED driver designed specifically for North American street light installations. The efficient LXMG221D-0700040-D2F™ LED driver eliminates bulky step-down transformers typically used in street light fixtures in these markets, providing a single-step conversion from 347VAC or 480VAC down to less than 57VDC as typically required by LED fixtures. This allows manufacturers to design lighte...
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2011-02-23

Microsemi Showcases LED Backlight, Motor Control and Power over Ethernet Solutions at IIC China

First Open Market 3D-capable Timing Controller plus LED Backlighting Solution on Display Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq:MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor technology aimed at building a smart, secure, connected world, today announced participation at the 2011 International IC-China Conference and Exhibition (IIC China) in Shenzhen, China, February 24-26. Microsemi will have technical experts and sales team members onsite demonstrating LED backlight, motor control and Power over Ethernet (PoE) solutions. IIC China is the country’s la...
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2010-01-14

Microsemi Local Dimming Technology for LED Backlights Gets Market Confirmation at CES 2010

LED Driver Chipsets Enable Flexibility and Performance in Demanding High Image Quality LCD TV Applications Microsemi Corporation, a leading manufacturer of high performance analog/mixed signal integrated circuits and high reliability semiconductors, witnessed industry confirmation for its local dimming technology designed for LED backlights in LCD TVs, many of which were introduced at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
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2009-09-04

Microsemi Expands Line of Complete System Modules for Powering Mid-Sized, Multi-String LED Backlit Displays

Microsemi Corporation, a manufacturer of analog/mixed signal integrated circuits and semiconductors, announced the expansion of its line of complete high performance system solutions for powering light emitting diode (LED) backlit displays. The family now includes 3-string applications for 3.5 inch to 7-inch displays.
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2009-06-04

Microsemi Introduces Next Generation LED Chipset Solution for LED Backlit TV Displays

Microsemi Corporation, a manufacturer of analog/mixed signal integrated circuits and semiconductors, just extended its comprehensive line of backlight-driving IC solutions with the production release of the company's LX24132 32-port LED backlight controller and LX23108L 8-port LED driver.
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2008-11-12

The Breakthrough of Backlighting LCD Displays with RGB LEDs

Recently, Microsemi Corporation announced the first public demonstration of its breakthrough color management solution for RGB LED backlighting of LCD displays, at Electronica 2008, Hall A4.525, in Munich.
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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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