2011-11-14

Bavaria Technology Solutions Supplies LED Lighting for Abu Dhabi Judicial Department’s New Security Buildings

Recently, Bavaria Technology Solutions in Al Ain has made a deal with the main contractor / MBEC for Abu Dhabi Judicial Department to supply LED lighting for the new security buildings being built at the perimeter of the New Court Building in Abu Dhabi. Selection of LED lighting in building specification is increasingly becoming a popular choice for environmentally -conscious architects and builders in the UAE and around the World for its many green benefits, as well as to meet strict environmental guidelines set by regulating authorities. Harald Ehrl, m...
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2011-11-14

Photometric Testing Sets up LED Lighting Test Centre

Photometric Testing has set up Gloucestershire-based laboratory to provide specialist optical test and measurement services for LEDs, lamps and luminaires. Test services will be offered in small and medium businesses in the lighting industry, and specialist approach to LED testing. The company has employed a 1m diameter integrating sphere with high resolution spectroradiometer detector for measuring luminous flux, chromaticity, colour temperature and colour rendering. For measuring beam distributions and the variation of luminous intensity with angle, Photometric Testi...
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2011-11-14

OSRAM Created World's Most Efficient Flexible OLED Lighting Panel

According to OSRAM, it has claimed to created the world's most efficient OLED lighting panel with an efficiency of 32 lm/W and a birghtness of1,000 cd/m².   OSRAM's flexible OLED research was conducted as part of the TOPAS 2012 project - the same project in which OSRAM developed the 87 lm/W white OLED panel back in June.  ...
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2011-11-10

The Brightest Holiday Lights Year with over 30,000 LED Lights at Gring’s Mill

The 24th annual Holiday Lights at Gring’s Mill in Wyomissing has taken place on December 2nd-30th, Wednesday through Sunday, 6-9 p.m., and closed December 24th & 25th. This year promise to be brightest year so far for the program, as several thousand more incandescent lights have been replaced with LED bulbs. The walk through light display combines festive ground light displays with trees strung with hundreds of lights. Of the trees decked out in lights, most of them have been converted to LED this year. Several of the ground displays have also been conver...
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2011-11-08

Dialight’s DuroSite® LED Area Light Available in Industrial Task and Area Lighting

Dialight has developed its new DuroSite® LED Area Light, the newest addition to its class-leading line up of LED industrial lighting solutions. The DuroSite LED Area Light delivers 79 lumens per Watt to effectively replace up to a 250W HID unit slashing energy consumption by nearly 70 percent. The DuroSite LED Area Light offers a CRI greater than 70 in either cool white or neutral white CCT. The unit delivers optimum performance at operating temperatures ranging from -40°F to +149°F with instant on to eliminate the warm-up common wit...
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2011-11-01

Infineon Technologies Utlizes AIXTRON G5 reactor for Power HEMT GaN-on-Si Development

Recently, AIXTRON has supplied its new AIXTRON AIX G5 HT MOCVD reactor to Infineon Technologies for the development of GaN-on-Si power HEMTs. In September 2011, Infineon Technologies confirmed process acceptance of the system in a 8x6-inch wafer configuration with the option to upgrade to 5x8-inch. Dr. Franz Auerbach, Senior Director R&D for Power Management & Supply Discretes at Infineon Technologies,said that “We look forward to further enhance our plans in the field of GaN on Silicon. Our teams are confident that...
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2011-10-31

Singapore Industrial Park First to deploy OSRAM’s HPMSL LED Street Light

OSRAM, one of the two leading light manufacturers in the world, announced today that Shun Li Industrial Park is the first to implement OSRAM’s High Power Modular Street Light (HPMSL) to illuminate the streets in the industrial estate in Singapore.    With the customers’ heavy reliance on ample around-the-clock outdoor lighting, the park made the decision to replace its aging high pressure sodium (HPS) street lamps with OSRAM’s new HPMSL solution for better light and power efficiency, as well as in a reduction of time and mo...
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2011-10-28

Qube - an OLED installation with over 1400 OSRAM Orbeos panels

OSRAM unveiled a beautiful new OLED installation at the Qubique Berlin Tempelhof 2011 exhibition, which uses over 1,400 OSRAM round Orbeos panels. It was designed by Labme, OSRAM's new open source OLED lighting design platform. It is the largest OLED lighting installation ever produced, replacing Philip's Living Shapes OLED wall installation which had 1,152 Lumiblade panels. But the amount of panels is still small compared to Mitsubishi's 6-meter OLED GeoGlobe which uses 10,362 PMOLED displays. Anyway, here's a nice ...
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2011-10-27

OSRAM Boosts in LED performance: Up to 20 percent more light and improved thermal stability

OSRAM Oslon SSL LED in red, orange and yellow with new chip technology The latest Oslon SSL LEDs from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors provide up to 20 percent more output than their predecessors and offer improved thermal stability, particularly in Hyperred (660 nm). Eenergy-efficient applications such as commercial horticulture are therefore much more efficient. Behind this boost in performance lie the latest developments in Indium-Gallium-Aluminum-Phosphide chip technology (InGaAlP). Powerful, efficient long-life light sources are enormously important ...
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2011-10-17

AIXTRON Provides News System with China’s NEDI for Power Devices and LEDs Development

Recently, Aixtron has received an order for one AIX 2600G3 IC system in a 12x4-inch wafer configuration and one VP2400HW with 6x4-inch wafer capacity from Nanjing Electronic Devices Institute (NEDI),which is s devoted to providing leading edge technologies on material growth, device design and manufacture in China. NEDI will use the systems to investigate power devices and LEDs. The new systems will be installed and commissioned by a local AIXTRON service support team alongside the company’s already existing AIXTRON MOCVD systems at t...
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2011-10-14

Optogan Opens Europe’s Second Largest LED Chip Production Site

The Minister of Economic Affairs of the German Federal State of Bavaria, Martin Zeil, opens the new Optogan production site. LED chips from the German city of Landshut form the core of the lighting technology of the 21st century. “Bavaria is gaining a shining example for future-oriented innovations“, declared the Minister of Economic Affairs of the German Federal State of Bavaria, Martin Zeil, in his opening speech. “I am delighted that Optogan has decided to use a site in Bavaria when expanding its operations in Germany. The site’s p...
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2011-10-04

Frank Tillner new COO at OSRAM Opto Semiconductors

There will be a new addition to the executive team of OSRAM Opto Semiconductors as of October 1, 2011. Born in Aachen, Germany, Frank Tillner (51) will be succeeding the previous Chief Operating Officer, Elke Eckstein, at the headquarters in Regensburg and taking the responsibility for the chip and LED production plants in Regensburg, Germany, and Penang, Malaysia. Frank Tillner has many years of experience in semiconductor processes and production to commend him. He was last employed as Senior Vice President at Conergy AG. “Our company has found...
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2011-09-29

The Estée Lauder Companies and Philips Lighting Launch Partnership to Illuminate Global Landmarks Using LED Technology for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Estée Lauder Companies and Philips are proud to launch a global partnership as part of The Estée Lauder Companies’ Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) Campaign. Prominent landmarks will be illuminated using Philips’ innovative and environmentally-friendly LED technology to raise awareness about the importance of breast health and early detection to millions worldwide.  These landmarks, along with numerous others that will be lit pink worldwide, join together as part of The Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign’s Global Landmark Illu...
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2011-09-28

Philips Introduced New Roadway Luminaires

Philips Roadway Lighting has added a new series of flexible, high-performance roadway luminaires to its outdoor LED lighting portfolio. Designed for demanding roadway environments, the RoadView Series is based on the Philips LEDgine platform, and benefits from a modular approach that protects a customer's technology investment while significantly reducing energy expenses and improving overall light quality. Based on the LEDgine platform, it allows for different LUXEON configurations, enabling the systems to be tailored to a customer's unique needs such a...
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2011-09-28

Laytec Integrates ORS Technology

LayTec AG, leading manufacturer of in-situ metrology for MOCVD processes, announces that it has acquired the majority of tangible and intangible assets of Optical Reference Systems Ltd (ORS). ORS Ltd, former competitor of LayTec, entered liquidation in August 2011 after a extended period of difficult trading conditions. Thomas Zettler, CEO & president of LayTec, stated: “The R&D team of ORS did a great job du¬ring the last 3 years in developing complementary metrology technologies. These technologies now will be integrated into LayT...
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2011-09-27

Ammono Makes Breakthroughs on n-GaN Substrates

Ammono has made a breakthrough on high transparency n-type gallium nitride substrates for the production of LEDs and photovoltaic applications. The company has developed a technology allowing the manufacture of GaN wafers with carrier concentrations between 2x1017 and 2x1020 cm-3. Currently, the standard n-type product has a carrier concentration of 1019cm-3. To meet the market demand, Ammono is introducing new products based on an innovative n-type material which has a higher transparency and a lower carrier concentration of 3x1017cm-3. The dislocation density in this ma...
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2011-09-27

AIX G5 HT MOCVD System for LG Electronics GaN/Si Applications

LG Electronics Woomyeon R&D Campus (LG Electronics Advanced Research Institute),recently has ordered one AIX G5 HT MOCVD system in an 8x6-inch wafer configuration to develop GaN-on-Silicon power electronics. In addition, the contract also includes a cooperation agreement in order to optimise LGE´s GaN/Si processes and to accelerate its proprietary device-oriented production. The reactor was ordered in the first quarter of 2011 and following delivery in the third quarter of 2011 will be installed and commissioned by a local Aixtron service s...
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2011-09-26

German Zweibrüder Optoelectronics Created LED Gaint Flashlight

Reportedly, German Zweibrüder Optoelectronics has created a gaint flashlight as big as a Volkswagen Golf with an array of 19 high-powered LED lights. The Germans have built a flashlight that is four meters long. That is thirteen feet long in the old money, which marks a world record for the biggest flashlight (electric torch) ever made. It has placed its makers firmly into the Guinness Book of Records. Zweibrüder Optoelectronics designed this giant-sized device as part of the celebrations for the Lichternacht (the Festival of Lights), held in Solingen, i...
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2011-09-26

ITL Launches Miniature High-output UV LED Module

One of the most powerful UV LED curing arrays on the market is now available for integration into end user design-and-build programmes. Purpose-designed to support the concept of customer own-build, the new patented LEDZero Module from UK UV LED developers Integration Technology Ltd (ITL) is now available for customers to configure into their own UV LED designs and applications. Each module contains 25 individual chips mounted directly onto a high-efficiency custom-designed heat sink, with the high-packing density of chips in the miniature component furth...
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2011-09-23

Philips Rolls out three LED Inspection Lamps

Recently, Philips has rolled out three robust, high-performance LED inspection lamps: a penlight, a LED inspection lamp on 240 V or 24 V, and a LED inspection lamp with docking station. These lamps provide high light output to illuminate confined dark spaces, for instance when servicing a motor vehicle engine. Penlight (battery-driven) The compact, cable-free penlight is particularly user-friendly. Six high-powered LEDs provide a bluish light with an intensity of 120 lux. The LED pointer on the pen tip illuminates the working area precisely with 85 lux. The pe...
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2011-09-16

Aixtron Slashed 2011 Sales Guidance

Source inform that Aixtron, has slashed its sales guidance for 2011 and reduced its order backlog by €100 million, based on talks with its Asian customers revealed increasing macro-economic concerns. Previously, Aixtron’s target was  €800 million-€900 million.However, it now expects to post sales of between €600 million and €650 million. With the average cost of a piece of MOCVD kit around €2-2.5 million, the new guidance suggests that Aixtron has cut its shipment expectations for 2011 by as many as one hundreds units. It may has a...
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2011-09-08

Philips Launches UrbanScape and MetroScape Outdoor LED Luminaires for Cities and Municipalities

Philips has added new UrbanScape and MetroScape to the broad line-up of its outdoor LED luminaires which offer cities and municipalities sustainable, energy-efficient solutions with all the benefits of Philips LUXEON high-power LEDs. According to Philips, UrbanScape and MetroScape offer flexible solutions that can reduce energy consumption by 40-60 percent over High Intensity Discharge  alternatives and provide a rated life of 100,000 hours. UrbanScape is designed to create a fresh modern and minimalistic look for urban projects. And MetroScape is a...
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2011-09-06

Europe Starts Banning Inefficient 60 watt Light Bulbs from 1 September 2011

Sources imform that Europe’s households have set off widely banning inefficient 60 watt light bulbs from 1 September 2011. The inefficient 60 watt light bulbs are being taken place of compact fluorescent light bulbs ( CFLs ) and light emitting diode lamps ( LEDs ). Halogen lights will remain on the shelves but are only marginally more efficient than incandescent bulbs. Europeans will be able to choose lamps which are at least 75% more efficient than old light bulbs and last at least seven times longer. According to Greenpeace EU energy policy adviser Frauke T...
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2011-09-05

TRG Should Fined € 5,000 for Nichia’s White LED Claims

It’s said that The Republic Group Handelsvertretung GmbH (TRG) has been demanded to pay € 5,000 for not complying with Nichia. Date back to January 18, 2011,the District Court Düsseldorf in Germany ordered TRG to comply with Nichia’s claims upon TRG’s acknowledgement. According to the court, TRG was requested to cease and desist from offering for sale, placing on the market or using, or importing or possessing for any of the aforesaid purposes in Germany regarding specific white LED products covered by Nichia’s YAG p...
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2011-09-05

New Philips Daylight Solution for Commercial Vehicles

Reportedly, Philips has developed its new daylight solution to increase the visibility of commercial vehicles, thereby ensuring safer driving during the day and at night. This introduction anticipates European legislation prescribing that all new trucks and buses – over 33 million – must be equipped with dedicated Daytime Running Lights (DRL) from August 2012 onwards. Philips LED MasterLife Daylight 8 offers a high-value DRL solution for commercial vehicles already on the road, and enables drivers to benefit from the increased safety of DRL right now...
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2011-09-01

Crosstalk? No Problem! Combined proximity and ambient light sensor for straightforward and flexible design

A new hybrid sensor of OSRAM Opto Semiconductors eases the installation of proximity and ambient light sensor technology in smartphones and similar devices. The sensor combines emitter and detector and it is designed to eliminate crosstalk in many applications. Suppressing this effect normally requires large efforts. For the first time, designers are also able to adapt the sensitivity of the ambient light sensor to the transparency of various smartphone covers. The digital sensor SFH 7773 detects objects up to a distance of 15 cm and simultaneously measures the intensity of...
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2011-08-31

OSRAM's New OLED Lighting Pilot Production Line is Now on Line

OSRAM announced that they have launched their new OLED lighting pilot production line in Regensburg, Germany. The company says that they invested about 20 million euros on this project so far (originally they estimated that the total investment in the research and production center at Regensburg will reach 50 million euros). OSRAM says that the new pilot production line will enable them to double the brightness of the OLEDs and to enhance the durability (they probably mean Lifetime) and efficiency. It will also enable them to produce transparent OLEDs, altho...
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2011-08-25

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors presents the smallest infrared LED in the 1-Watt class

The IR OSLON SFH 4715S of OSRAM Opto Semiconductors is today’s smallest infrared LED with more than one Watt optical power. The device measures only 3.75 x 3.75 mm² and therefore facilitates very compact illumination units for CMOS and CCD cameras. OSRAM’s nanostack chip technology and a temperature stable OSLON Black Series package paved the way for the record-breaking high performance device. The infrared OSLON typically provides 1070 mW optical power at 1 A operating current, and it features a typical thermal resistanc...
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2011-08-16

Dialight Introduces Prism® CBI® and Micro LED® SMD LED

Lately, Dialight has introduced its innovative Prism® CBI® indicators and Micro LED® SMD LED product line, which are available in storage servers, switches, routers, telecommunications equipment and infrastructure products. Dialight’s Prism indicators feature the industry’s only SMD indicator series designed to survive 260°C peak reflow temperature and provide the aesthetic appeal of a diffused lens for enhanced viewing. Since the products are compatible with automated pick-and-place equipment and eliminate the necessity of wave solder...
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2011-08-15

Impress Sees the Light with LEDs

Impress Media Australia has slashed more than $500 from its annual power bill by replacing 80 fluorescent globes and tubes with LED lighting at its office. The lighting overhaul also eliminates the need to regularly clamber up and down stepladders to change light globes as LED lights are predicted to last for 50,000 hours each – that’s more than 24 years of 40-hour working weeks! While LEDs have replaced incandescent and fluorescent bulbs for many uses, such as traffic lights, flashlights and reading lamps in recent, the availability of compact fluorescent bul...
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Today Philips Lumileds launches its proprietary CrispWhite Technology, yet another quality of light breakthrough in its portfolio, making whites appear vivid and bright while colors appear saturated. LUXEON CoB arrays with CrispWhite Technolog... READ MORE

For the first time there is a compact laser multi-chip package. Osram Opto Semiconductors can pack up to 20 blue laser chips in the new PLPM4 450 module. Instead of taking the laborious approach and constructing a light source from individual ... READ MORE