2016-07-05

Diodes Incorporated Releases Super Barrier Rectifier for Retrofit MR16 LED Lamps

Diodes Incorporated, a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic, analog and mixed-signal semiconductor markets, today introduced the SBRT3M40P1. This Trench Super Barrier Rectifier (SBR®) has been optimized to deliver a low forward-voltage drop in a small form factor while maintaining low reverse-current leakage. This capability addresses requirements for input bridge rectifiers in solid-state lighting (SSL) applications focused on 12V AC LED retrofit lamps, which provide a more efficient and longer life alternative to popular MR16 halogen bulbs.
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2015-12-09

Diodes Incorporated Simplifies the Driving of LED Strips with New Current Regulator

Diodes Incorporated, a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic and analog semiconductor markets, today introduced the BCR420U and BCR421U. These constant-current regulators (CCR) provide a simple means of driving low-power linear LED strips. Target applications are those that benefit from the improved efficiency, flexibility and longer life offered by LEDs as an emerging lighting source. These include LED strips for mood lighting, emergency and advertising signage, and decorative lighting for retail refrigeration and vending machines.
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2015-09-09

Diodes Incorporated Unveils LED Drivers for Flicker-Free Dimming of LED Bulbs

Diodes Incorporated, a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic and analog semiconductor markets, today introduced the AL1791/2/3/4 LED drivers. These single-, dual-, triple-, and quad-channel DC-to-constant current (DC-CC) LED driver ICs provide both analog and PWM dimming control and are targeted for smart, connected-lighting applications that use tunable white and color LED bulbs. When combined with an AC-DC power conversion block and a microcontroller, these current-ratio-optimized regulators provide a cost-effective, scalable and easy-to-implement solution for the emerging smart lighting market.
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2015-08-20

Diodes Incorporated's New Driver Provides Cost-effective Solutions for Retrofit LED Lamps

Diodes Incorporated, a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic and analog semiconductor markets, today introduced the AL1678 family of LED Drivers. These devices are well-suited for driving non-dimmable retrofit LED bulbs in general illumination applications that do not require high power factor (>0.7). Ensuring a low total circuit bill-of-material (BOM) cost while keeping performance high, these 500V buck-converter LED drivers support output powers up to 15W for wide-ranging LED lighting applications such as Class-A/B/P and GU10 lamps across all mains line voltages.
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2014-12-08

Simple, Constant-Current Linear Regulator from Diodes Incorporated Improves LED Current Tolerance

Diodes Incorporated, a global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic and analog semiconductor markets, today introduced the AL5809. This constant-current LED driver is offered in a robust two-terminal PowerDI®-123 package, and provides an improved accuracy, cost-effective solution for LEDs driving. With its 1.2W maximum power dissipation, excellent 20ppm/°C temperature stability and high power-supply rejection ratio, the AL5809 delivers LED currents with a ±5% tolerance over a wide temperature range, greatly simplifying the solutions for its target applications of LED signage, LED strip lighting and low-current retrofit lamps. 
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2014-03-14

Diodes Incorporated Dimmable Buck LED Driver Simplifies LED Lighting Design

Diodes Incorporated, introduced the AL8807B dimmable buck LED driver. The AL8807B enables a reduction in component count and PCB size in 12V and 24V LED lighting systems and MR16-type LED lamps. This is a hysteretic driver with an integrated power switch and operates at a switching frequency of 1MHz.
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2013-06-28

DC/DC Converter from Diodes Incorporated Enables LED Lighting Applications Compact in Size

Diodes Incorporated is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic and analog semiconductor markets. Yesterday, it announced a miniature DC/DC converter AL8811 supporting boost, buck and voltage-inverting circuit topologies for LED lighting and universal energy management applications. The AL8811 is available in the MSOP-8L package of 3.0mm x 4.9mm x 1.1mm, needing only smallest external components and significantly reducing circuit footprint and BOM cost. The AL8811 is adva...
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2012-09-13

Compact Linear LED Driver from Diodes Incorporated Suits Low-Current Lighting Systems

Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD), a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic and analog semiconductor markets, today announced the AL5812 60V linear LED driver. The AL5812 delivers a constant current of up to 150mA and provides designers of low-current illumination and signage applications with a simplified circuit solution for accurately controlling 1/2W LEDs. Housed in a small-footprint, thermally enhanced SM package option, the driver is able to meet power handling requirement...
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2011-04-01

Diodes Incorporated Introduces New LED driver

Newly, Diodes Incorporated has introduced AL8806 buck LED driver, featuring a constant current of up to 1.5A from voltage sources of between 6V and 30V. Suiting MR16, 12V and 24V LED lamp design, the driver ensures a 5% average LED current accuracy for up to 9 high power LEDs over the wide operating voltage range. It also meets the needs of the latest multi-die package LEDs, where current levels above 1A are required.   This driver is packaged in the small footprint low thermal impedance MSOP-8EP, supporting higher LED current drive at hig...
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2011-03-16

Diodes Incorporated’s New Charge Pump

Diodes Incorporated has released a dual function charge pump, the AL3157, which is capable of handling the competing requirements of LED driving in LCD backlighting and flashlight or camera flash circuits.   Operating from a regular 2.7V to 5.5V supply, this high efficiency charge pump drives 3 channels at up to 30mA for small LCD screen backlighting and a separate channel at up to 210mA for LED flashlight or LED camera flash....
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2011-01-31

Diodes Incorporated introduces New LED Driver AL9910

Diodes Incorporated has introduced it new LED driver, the AL9910. With standard SO-8 and high power dissipation exposed pad SO-8 packages, the AL9910 high brightness LED driver will support universal AC input voltages from 85V to as high as 265V. It utilizes a rugged high voltage process technology allowing it to withstand input voltage surges of up to 500V. It delivers an output of between a few milliamps and 1A via an external MOSFET operating at a resistor programmable switching frequency up to 300kHz. Removing the need for a start-up resistor,...
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2010-12-15

Diodes Incorporated Launched AL8400 Linear LED Driver Controller

Diodes Incorporated has launched the AL8400 linear LED driver controller designed to regulate LED current via an external transistor across wide variations of high brightness LEDs.   The controller is capable of directly operating from 2.2V to 18V and will drive either N-channel MOSFET or NPN Bipolar transistors, and it can be widely used in LED chains includeing illumination, indication or signage systems.
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2010-10-08

A Multi-Topology LED Driver ZXLD1374 Designed by Diodes Incorporated

A multi-topology LED driver ZXLD1374 has designed by Diodes Incorporated , to increase the performance of high brightness automotive, industrial and commercial lighting systems.   With the integrated 60V power MOSFET switch, the ZXLD1374 LED driver can produce a maximum LED current of 1.5A.
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2010-10-07

Diodes Incorporated's Multi-topology LED Driver Raises Performance of High Brightness Lighting Systems

Diodes Incorporated announced a multi-topology LED driver designed to increase the performance of high brightness automotive, industrial and commercial lighting systems. Operating in buck, boost and buck-boost modes, the ZXLD1374 LED driver's integrated 60V power MOSFET switch is capable of producing a maximum LED current of 1.5A. The IC uses high-side current sensing and patent pending control loops to achieve high accuracy current control of LED strings.
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2010-09-29

Diodes Incorporated Launched Two 9-channel LED Drivers

Diodes Incorporated has launched two 9-channel LED drivers with internal charge-pumps, which are suit for backlighting small-LCD screens, keypads and LED lights.   With three groups of 3-LED channels and its three independent PWM dimmable control inputs, the AL3158 provides a simple drive for RGB LEDs.   Meanwhile, the AL3159, with its versatile 3-wire logic decoding of LED current control, simplifies the driving of 9-LEDs for illuminating LCD screens and LED indicator control.  
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2010-09-25

Diodes Incorporated designed super barrier rectifier for LED drivers

Diodes Incorporated has designed the SBR1U400P1 super barrier rectifier to increase the efficiency of off-line LED drivers. This 1A, 400V rated part suits both bridge, with a 120VAC input, and buck stages of driver circuits. The rectifier's typical ultra-low forward voltage is less than 0.65V for a current of 1A at 125°C. It is provided in Diodes' own high performance PowerDI®123 package for best possible heat dissipation.
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2010-09-17

Super barrier rectifier designed by Diodes Incorporated to increase the LED drivers' efficiency

Diodes Incorporated has designed the SBR1U400P1 super barrier rectifier to increase the efficiency of off-line LED drivers. It can be used in LED light bulbs, lighting ballasts, signage and street lighting. The SBR1U400P1 super barrier rectifier features a forward voltage some 25% lower than standard p-n diode alternatives. This 1A, 400V rated part suits both bridge, with a 120VAC input, and buck stages of driver circuits.
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2010-09-15

Diodes Incorporated designed a new LED driver AL8805

Diodes Incorporated has designed an LED driver AL8805 which operates at between 6V and 30V.
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2009-03-26

Diodes Incorporated Releases New LED Driver Family Which Allows Use of Fewer Components

Diodes Incorporated, a leading global provider of semiconductor products, has recently released a family of LED driver ICs which require the support of only four components and operate at switching frequencies up to 600kHZ, which makes possible the use of fewer and smaller external components to be required by driver circuits.
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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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