2011-03-22

Oxford Instruments Received Orders from Optogan Group

Oxford Instruments has received multi-system order of its etch and deposition systems from HBLED Manufacturer, Optogan Group. These etch and deposition systems include PlasmaPro System133 ICP and PlasmaPro 800Plus RIE etch systems, and a PlasmaPro 800Plus deposition system. The PlasmaPro System133 process tool offers up to 27 x 2" batch etch capability for GaN on Sapphire wafers, while the PlasmaPro 800Plus tools are a flexible solution for plasma etching and deposition processes on large wafer batches of up to 43 x 2" wafers, in a compact ...
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2011-03-17

Beiji Haotian Technology Upgrades Power LED Epi Capacity with AIXTRON G4 and G5 Systems

AIXTRON SE today announced an order for MOCVD reactors from new customer Beiji Haotian Technology Co., Ltd. The order for a total of five systems comprises two AIX 2800G4 HT deposition systems in the 42x2-inch configuration and three AIX G5 HT deposition systems in the 56x2-inch configuration. The Jiangsu, China-based company placed the order during the second quarter of 2010 and following delivery between the first and second quarter of 2011, the systems will be used for production of power chip LEDs. The local AIXTRON support team will commi...
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2011-03-15

From the OSRAM laboratory: efficiency record for warm white

Peak values right on the Planckian curve OSRAM Opto Semiconductors has set a new laboratory record of 142 lm/W for the efficiency of a warm white LED light source. With a correlated color temperature (CCT) of 2755 K the LED achieves a good color rendering index (CRI) of 81. Measurements were taken under standard conditions: room temperature and pulsed mode at an operating current density of 350 mA/mm². Bright warm white light with high efficiency is particularly important for lighting applications in the residential sector. The laboratory setup for a wa...
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2011-03-15

Optronik Berlin GmbH Takes off

Subsidiary of Instrument Systems closes year with major success Optronik Berlin GmbH has been owned by Instrument Systems GmbH since January 2010 and the company can now reflect on a successful first year under the new management. Once more, Asian markets including China proved to be the growth drivers in 2010, and increasingly also South-east Asia. Landmark successes included supplying the leading standards and research institute SIRIM Berhad/Malaysia, the National Vehicle Test Center in Bekaski – an agency of the Indonesian Transport Ministry &n...
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2011-03-15

Philips Lumileds Improved the Capacity of SnapLED

Philips Lumileds has made an improvement on SnapLED, the automotive industry’s most widely used LED for signaling application. Engineers from Philips Lumileds have raised junction temperature to 135°C, highest in the industry for a mid-power LED, and narrowed color binning to levels imperceptible by the human eye, dual-binned for drive current to simplify the design process and make it easier to meet critical regulation requirements, and implemented a new Multi-Environment Over Stress Test (MEOST) regimen to ensure SnapLED is the most reliable autom...
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2011-03-11

Barco Showed the First 2Kx2K ISIS Main Display with LED Backlights for Air Traffic Control

Recently, Barco has been proudly showcased its first 2Kx2K main display with replaceable LED backlights for Air Traffic Control at ATC Global 2011, from 8 to 10 March 2011. The 2Kx2K LCD display is capable of saving up to 20% power while offering a standard stabilized brightness of 240 cd/m² and remaining dimmable to 3 cd/m², resulting in enhanced user comfort in both dark and natural light environments. The display features an open system environment and has been improved with an additional level of redundancy, as it comprises four independent trays wit...
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2011-03-10

The CRP – Gabriel Lippmann from Luxembourg and AIXTRON explore novel markets with advanced polymer thin films

The Centre de Recherche Public (CRP) - Gabriel Lippmann, the leading research institute in Nanotechnologies in Luxembourg, and AIXTRON SE announced  the start of a cooperation agreement. The main goal of the new project is the mutual development of advanced polymer materials focusing on establishing a wide range of processes that contribute to the fabrication of advanced organic/inorganic materials. The technological platform in this 3-year cooperative project is AIXTRON´s Polymer Vapor Phase Deposition technology (PVPD™) for the depos...
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2011-03-09

SafeSite® Series LED Linear Fixture Certified for Groups A,B,C,D and Boasts T5 Rating

Dialight (LSE: DIA.L), an innovative global leader in LED lighting technology, announced that its new SafeSite® Series LED Linear Fixture has achieved certification to the Class I, Div 2 standard for use in hazardous locations. Engineered specifically to replace linear fluorescent lighting fixtures, the new SafeSite Linear Class I, Div 2 product is designed to provide superior visibility, optimum energy efficiency and low-cost maintenance for any location where there is a potential of flammable gases or vapors present, even under extreme conditions. &ldquo...
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2011-03-09

LED Advertising Light-boxes with 90% Maintenance Cost Reduction Five Years of Proven Record with OSRAM’s Golden DRAGON Plus LEDs

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors’ LEDs are in the spotlight again. When the advertising light-boxes in Singapore’s Changi Airport were to switch away from fluorescent T8 tubes under REVOLITE’s energy saving program, OSRAM’s Golden DRAGON Plus LEDs were chosen to be the light source by REVOLITE, the renowned LED back-light application expertise. It was found that over the last five years, after replacing the old tubes and installing REVOLITE’s Dio™ back-lit lightbox system with these LEDs, maintenance ...
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2011-03-08

Finisar Corporation purchases AIXTRON MOCVD technology for next generation VCSEL production

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2011-03-08

LUXEON Power LEDs Becomes the First in ENERGY STAR Qualified 60-Watt Equivalent Retrofit Bulb

It’s reported that LUXEON power LEDs has become the first in ENERGY STAR qualified LED replacement for a 60-watt incandescent bulb. According to Steve Barlow, EVP of Sales and Marketing at Philips Lumileds. “We are well beyond demo and prototype bulbs not only for 60-Watt equivalents but also for MR16s, PAR lamps, GU10, and other form factors that are widely used. Our sights are now set clearly on enabling replacements for 75-watt equivalent bulbs.”  ...
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2011-03-07

Capacity Expansion at OSRAM Opto Semiconductors

Conversion and expansion of chip manufacture at the Penang and Regensburg plants OSRAM Opto Semiconductors will be stepping up its production output significantly by converting its two chip manufacturing facilities to 6-inch wafers while expanding both plants. A new production building is currently under construction in Penang, Malaysia, while in Regensburg, Germany, the available space is being reallocated. The two facilities will each be converting to the new manufacturing technology, introducing 6-inch wafers to replace the current 4-inch wafers. These measures are exp...
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2011-03-07

President Dmitry Medvedev Visits Optogan: the Largest LED Production in Russia

The European LED manufacturer Optogan welcomes Russia‘s President Dmitry Medvedev in the recently set up LED production plant in St. Petersburg. During his official visit the President was able to convince himself of the luminous power produced by the German LED chips used in the Russian built LED lamps. The recently opened St. Petersburg sister plant to the Bavarian based Landshut company, builds energy efficient LED components and light fittings to fulfil its rapidly growing domestic demand. These lighting elements are now already to be found in p...
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2011-03-07

Philips’ StyliD LED Spot Rreceived Gold iF Product Design Award

Philips’ StyliD LED spot has been awarded the prestigious gold iF product design award. As part of the next generation of LED retail lighting, the StyliD produces sparkling warm light which creates an appealing atmosphere inside a store and helps merchandise to stand out as well as lowers the cost in both maintenance and energy use in comparison with traditional lighting.   According to the iF jury report: “With the StyliD LED luminaire range Philips realized the first truly variable LED solution that meets the requirements of having both opti...
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2011-03-04

New Shares from AIXTRON Stock Option Program will be Traded under Separate ISIN

AIXTRON SE worldwide leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, has a number of stock option programs in place that grant the members of the Executive Board and employees the right to purchase AIXTRON shares under certain conditions. Under the terms of the stock option plan 2007, stock options can currently be exercised. New shares resulting from exercised options are not entitled for dividend for fiscal year 2010 and will therefore be traded on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the separate ISIN DE000A1H30A0 until and includin...
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2011-03-01

Siam Discovery Center Rejuvenated by OSRAM’s LEDs

Adding Colours to Bangkok’s Landmark The Siam Discovery Center is one of Bangkok’s first shopping malls. Recently, the Center has new looks, thanks to Signex LED architectural lighting. At the core of the lighting fixtures are OSRAM Opto Semiconductor’s Golden DRAGON Plus LEDs which help illuminate the multi-dimensional bubble-like structures at the front of the building, attracting shoppers and tourists from afar. “When we were asked to create a lively illumination design for the Siam Discovery Center, we immediately picked...
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2011-03-01

AIXTRON expecting further growth in 2011

Successful market penetration of latest generation systems Early demand for LED lighting production equipment continues R&D capacity increases AIXTRON SE (ISIN DE000A0WMPJ6), a worldwide leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, delivered in 2010, for the third year in succession, the best operational performance in its history with EUR 783.8m of revenues and a 35% EBIT margin. Guidance for 2011 has been set at EUR 800-900m of revenues with an EBIT margin of circa 35%. Key Financials (in EUR million)&nb...
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2011-03-01

Philips AmbientLED Received ENERGY STAR Certification

Philips EnduraLED / AmbientLED 12.5 watt is announced to receive ENERGY STAR certification.   The Philips AmbientLED lasts 25 times longer and uses 80 percent less energy than the 60-watt incandescent bulb it is designed to replace. It features 806 lumens, 2700K, a CRI of 80 and a six year warranty.  Ed Crawford, General Manager of Lamps for Philips Lighting North America, said that “This LED bulb represents an important milestone for the lighting industry and for LED adoption, as it will give utilities the confidence to supp...
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2011-02-28

Rutland Village Benefits from LEDs

Recently, Rutland village has benefited a lot from LEDs. Market Overton Parish Council in Rutland reported the savings after LED bulbs were installed, replacing the usual sodium system. According to Deputy chairman, Andrew Stewart , the parish council's average monthly energy bill had gone down from about £80 to about £15 since the changes. Maintenance costs are also expected to be around 90% cheaper than in previous years. What’s more, 80% of their street lamps have been fitted with time switches to turn the lights off between the hours of m...
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2011-02-25

Oxford Instruments Partnered with Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute to Form a LED Research Lab

According to Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute, it has made a partnership with Oxford Instruments PLC, a U.K.-based high-tech tool systems company, to set up a research center for LED, which will focus on wafer-level packaging processes and integrated micro-structure technologies for high-brightness LEDs. ITRI President Shyu Jyuo-min pointed out that “With Taiwan’s most advanced Microelectromechanical Systems Open lab, ITRI will provide the best research and development capability in the field of LED packaging.”...
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2011-02-25

Philips Officer to Show His Opinion on Future LED Innovations at Future Lighting Europe 2011

It’s said that the Future Lighting Europe conference will be held on 5th-6th April 2011 at Radisson Blu Hotel, Amsterdam.   Rogier van der Heide, Vice President of Philips Design and Chief Design Officer of Philips Lighting will present at the conference and show his opinion on LED innovations.   He will lead a session discussing the challenges faced by the lighting industry and provides his view on the LED technologies in the future, as well as the importance of the Open innovation approach. Besides, he will share his insight into the stan...
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2011-02-24

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology to use AIXTRON CCS reactor for III/Vs on Silicon research

AIXTRON SE  has announced  that its Close Coupled Showerhead® MOCVD Platform, a CRIUS® CCS reactor in the 6x2-inch (3x3-inch or 1x6-inch) wafer configuration, has been ordered by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). The Hong Kong based institute placed the order during the third quarter of 2010 and following delivery in the first quarter of 2011, the systems will be used for As/P/Sb based materials grown on Silicon substrates for electronics and photonics research applications. AIXTRON´s local...
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2011-02-24

Tyco Electronics’ LED Socket Designed for Philips Lumileds LUXEON™ S LED

At Strategies In Light 2011 in Santa Clara, California, Tyco Electronics (TE) has showcased the solderless LED socket, Type LS, designed for use with the new Philips Lumileds LUXEON™ S LED. The new product offers a solderless termination that complements this newly-released lighting-class LED by Philips Lumileds. ...
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2011-02-24

Benwirth Licht Cluster+, a Modular OLED and LED Lamp

German design firm Benwirth Licht created a new modular OLED/LED lamp called Cluster+. The lamp uses both LEDs and OLEDs (OSRAM's ORBEOS panels, in fact) to create unique designs. The idea is that you can arrange the lamp in whatever design you want, and so use it as a chandelier, desk lamp, wall lamp and any other arrangement you can think of. The basic building block is a square that contains either one circular ORBEOS OLED panel or four LEDs. The square block is about 5 square inches in size (and less than 1/8 of an inch thick).  ...
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2011-02-24

Dialight Launches New Night Vision Compatible Vigilant™ Series L-810 LED Obstruction Light

Dual Red/IR LED Unit Provides Visibility with NVGs and ANVIS in a Single Unit for New Installations or as an Easy Retrofit for Existing Fixtures Dialight (LSE: DIA.L), the leading innovator of LED lighting systems and technologies, unveiled its new Vigilant™ Series L-810 RTO Infrared Series Dual Red/Infrared LED L-810 Obstruction Light, the first and only L-810 product on the market featuring red and IR LEDs in a single unit. The Vigilant IR Series leverages Dialight’s superior optics technology to ensure vi...
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2011-02-23

dilitronics Released New LED Driver for Interior Applications

dilatoriness GmbH has launched a new LED driver ,the MCC16, which is designed for interior applications. According to the company, the MCC16 has combined with DMX, TCP/IP or DALI interfaces and has a capability of separately controlling up to 16 LED modules. With these ground-breaking characteristics, it can be used not only in workplace lighting, accent lighting for hotels and bars but also flexible area lighting for conference and seminar rooms, demanding individual lighting concepts based on LEDs....
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2011-02-23

Oxley Installs Dual-mode LED DC Combi Lights on Foxhound British Army Patrol Vehicle

It’s reported that Oxley Developments has supplied a dual-mode LED DC Combi Lights for the Foxhound British army patrol vehicle. The lights can be operated in normal and blackout/emergency modes and are an alternative to traditional filament lighting. Foxhound is the British Army name for Ocelot, the Light Protected Patrol Vehicle (LPPV) designed and developed by Force Protection Europe. And Force Protection Europe has won a contract to supply 200 of the British-designed vehicles to the Ministry of Defence. Oxley’s LED DC Comb...
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2011-02-23

Taiwan Ubilux Ordered Two Aixtron CRIUS II Deposition Systems

Taiwan LED chip maker Ubilux has placed an order from Aixtron for two CRIUS II deposition systems in the 55x2-inch configuration to expand the company’s production capacity for GaN-based HB LEDs. It’s said that Ubilux placed this order in the fourth quarter of 2010 and the systems will be delivered in the first quarter of 2011....
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2011-02-22

Taiwan’s LED chip maker Ubilux to boost capacity with AIXTRON CRIUS® II systems

AIXTRON SE has announced a new MOCVD reactor order from existing customer Ubilux of Tainan County, Taiwan. The order is for two AIXTRON CRIUS® II deposition systems in the 55x2-inch configuration which will be used to expand the company’s production capacity for GaN-based HB LEDs. Ubilux placed the order in the fourth quarter of 2010 and the systems will be delivered in the first quarter of 2011. A local AIXTRON support team will commission the new reactors at the state of the art clean-room facilities housed in the Ubilux headqu...
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2011-02-22

OSRAM’s Multi CHIPLED LEDs Shines Again,Greatly Improve Video Display Quality

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors’ Multi CHIPLED LEDs are used in the video display screens in the conference hall of Jinan Municipal Government in Shandong Province of China. The LEDs are selected for their high brightness, high contrast and advanced structure. Housed in black package that is impervious to ambient lighting with its close pitch design, the LEDs enable homogeneous video display and high colour fidelity. Having the blackest LED package on the market and together with diffused resin, the Multi CHIPLED enables better contrast, thus th...
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Acuity Brands announced Olessence™ luminaires by Peerless®, a new high-performance architectural linear suspended lighting solution for commercial and professional office spaces. Olessence luminaires balance OLED and LED... READ MORE

The robust TALEXXmodule RLE OTD EXCITE 2x4/ 2x8 HP high-performance modules stand for a durable lighting system which, thanks to an efficiency of up to 161 lm/W and 4 kV overvoltage protection, offers impressive performance both in o... READ MORE