2010-12-07

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors Introduces New TOPLED Compact for LCD-Backlighting

With the new TOPLED Compact 5630 OSRAM Opto Semiconductors announces a truly innovative addition to the world of LED lighting. By adapting the successful TOPLED packaging technology to the special needs of backlighting applications, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors has created a brilliant LED that will enhance PC screens and flat screens of all sizes. Two new versions of the LED with different coverage of the color space according to the sRGB standard are available to meet various customer requirements.
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2010-12-07

Amsterdam’s World’s First Entirely LED-lit Highway Supported by Philips

Philips cooperates with the Rijkswaterstaat (RWS - the Dutch highway authority), contractors Gebroeders Van der Lee and consultants Spectrum, has installed LED lighting along a 7km-length of the A44, one of the busy highways of Amsterdam. The installation will be officially operated in February.
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2010-12-07

Philips’ Three Manufacturing Sites Passed ISO9001 and TS16949 Quality Standards

Philips Lumileds 's three design, development and manufacturing sites, including San Jose, Singapore and Penang have been recertified for ISO9001:2008 (General Quality System Standard) and TS16949:2009, (Automotive Quality System Standard) with zero non-conformities, following a comprehensive audit by TUV NORD.
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2010-12-06

Turning science into successful high-tech products

25th DGKK Workshop in Aachen promotes technology transfer in Germany
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2010-12-06

Kingsun Optoelectronics Completes the Retrofit of Dongjiang Main Road Street Lights with Philips Lumileds’ LEDs

Reportedly, Dongguan Kingsun Optoelectronics Co. Ltd recently completed the retrofit of high-pressure sodium lamps and light fixtures with 98W LUXEON LED based luminaires from Philips Lumileds on Dongjiang Main Road in Dongguan City, China.
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2010-12-03

Instrument Systems 2010 revenues reached EUR 10.3 million

Germany LED test and measurement company Instrument Systems revenues for 2010 rose by 47.1% to EUR 10.3 million, compared with EUR 7.0 million in 2009, which was a best result since the company was founded in 1986.
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2010-12-03

Osram Opto Semiconductors Teams up with Wavien to Jointly Develop RGB LEDs

Osram Opto Semiconductors is aligned with Wavien Inc. to develop RGB LEDs for pocket projectors and picoprojectors small enough to integrate in cellphones. Osram's LED technology with the LED light recycling technology of Wavien, a licensor of technologies for enhancing lighting will be combined in the new LEDs.
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2010-12-03

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors’ LED Complement the Tchibo Concept of Sustainable Coffee Bars

‘insgrüne’ [‘into nature’] – this is the name of Tchibo's new coffee-bar concept for universities. For the interior, designer Simon Brünner of ‘neuesLicht’ contributed matching pendulum luminaires.
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2010-12-02

Sumitomo Electric Industries Cooperates with Soitec to Develop GaN Substrate

Soitec and Sumitomo Electric Industries (SEI) has joined force to develop engineered gallium nitride (GaN) substrates. The cooperation will combine with Sumitomo Electric's sophisticated GaN wafer manufacturing technology and Soitec's unique Smart Cut layer transfer technology.The engineered substrates retain the original, high crystalline quality of Sumitomo Electric's GaN wafer at a lower cost.
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2010-12-01

PhotonStar LED will take over Enfis

UK-based LED lighting manufacturer PhotonStar LED Ltd will take over Enfis Group plc, which is a developer of LED arrays and drivers for lighting and industrial applications and was listed on the AIM stock exchange in March 2007. With the shareholder’s agreement, Enfis will be named PhotonStar LED Group plc and in late December will be list on the AIM stock exchange again.
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2010-12-01

Dialight Stands as the Only Qualified U.S. Manufacturer of LED Traffic Signals for Stimulus Projects

The U.S. Department of Energy Overturns the “Buy American” Waiver, Now Requiring All LED Traffic Signal Projects Funded by Stimulus to Use U.S.-Made Signals; Dialight’s Roxboro, NC Factory Stands Ready to Meet Demand
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2010-11-30

Aqualite Increases High-power LED Production with Six AIXTRON CRIUS Systems

AIXTRON AG today announced a new order for MOCVD reactors from LED power chip expert and existing customer Aqualite Co. Ltd. The order comprises six CRIUS 31x2-inch configuration deposition systems. The China based company placed the order during the second quarter of 2010 and after delivery of the systems in the current quarter, they will be used for high-power LED production.
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2010-11-30

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors Released LM-80 Reports for Two Product Families

IESNA LM-80 reports for two different LED product families have been released.
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2010-11-30

Cooper Lighting Supplies LEDs to London Dominion Centre

Cooper Lighting and Safety has provided 65 RXD1 LED downlights to the Dominion Centre, a former theatre that is now used as a place of worship, in Wood Green, London. The 1930-built cinema and theatre building retains 12 large 400W metal-halide house lights recessed into the ornate plasterwork. The officials of the centre have decided to supplement these main house lights by additional luminaires during a recent renovation scheme.
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2010-11-30

March Foods Ltd. Installs Dialight DuroSite LED Lighting Fixtures

Food warehouses save cost and energy with Carbon Trust funded LED lighting
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2010-11-30

Syngene Introduces LED lighting modules for Detecting DNA and Proteins

The manufacturer of image analysis solutions, Syngene, has introduced its new plug and play LED lighting modules, which fit all new G:BOX and Dyversity imagers. These modules make it easy and cost-effective to enable these imagers to detect single or multiple fluorescent DNA and proteins.
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2010-11-30

Optogan Opens Largest LED Production Plant in Eastern Europe

In Russia the Optogan Group of Companies has found a prosperous environment for their ambitious expansion plans in LED lighting.
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2010-11-29

Osram Sylvania Announced A-Line Ultra 12-watt LED bulb

Osram Sylvania has announced the launch of the good selling A-Line Ultra 12-watt LED bulb, available at Lowe’s Home Improvement. The A-Line 12-watt LED bulb features 80 percent less energy than its incandescent ancestor and lasts 25 times longer. Like Osram Sylvania’s other LED bulbs–the MR16, PAR20, PAR30, PAR38 and G25 types–the Ultra A-Line is dimmable and mercury-free.
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2010-11-29

Harrison Lighting of UK Introduces New LED Flood Light

A UK home lighting company, Harrison Lighting , has recently introduced the new LED flood light range to their online store and showrooms. These LED outdoor flood lights are energy efficient, and the XQ1008, XQ1010 feature adjustable timers, light sensitivities and detection area.  
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2010-11-29

Osram Designed an LED Chip for Smartphones

Osram Opto Semiconductors designed an LED chip used in the Oslux LED, to offer smaller pocket projectors, vehicle headlights, and cell phone camera flashes.
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2010-11-26

Philips Dressed up Guangzhou ‘Slender Waist’ TV Tower

As the 16th Asian Games is hosting in Guangzhou, the world’s highest stand-alone TV tower, the Canton Tower becomes an important focal point. Philips was contracted with the Guangzhou city government to provide the lighting for the 600 meter-high tower - known locally as ‘the Slender Waist’ TV tower.
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2010-11-25

AkzoNobel to Double the Production Capacity of TMG

AkzoNobel will begin mass production of Trimethyl Gallium (TMG), a key LED precursor material to satisfy the global demand for its High Purity MetalOrganics product range. During this past June 2010, it has successfully doubled its production capacity for TMG at its world-scale production facilities in LaPorte, Texas, USA.
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2010-11-23

IXYS Corporation Introduces 1.2 A WLED Driver for Photo Flash Applications

IXYS Corporation has introduced an innovative inductor-less, high efficiency 1.2 A WLED driver, LDS8991, which is ideal for HB LED photoflash and torch for digital cameras, video cameras and smart phone. It can drive a HB LED at 1.2 A in FLASH mode or at 200 mA in TORCH mode, and provide full output power from a single-cell Lithium-Ion battery or supply voltage in the range from 2.7 to 5.5 V.
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2010-11-19

Lowes Starts Selling Osram Sylvania 60-watt Replacement LED

Osram Sylvania has released a  piece of news that home improvement store Lowes will unseat the 60-watt incandescent bulbs with 12 watts Sylvania's general-purpose LED bulb. According to Osram Sylvania, the Ultra A-Line bulb will be available online in November and in all Lowe's stores by the second quarter of 2011. The price will $39.98, while Home Depot is selling a 60-watt replacement LED from Philips at the price of $39.97.  
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2010-11-18

LED to Excite Plants Growth Achieving Higher Yield and Less Energy

LED Horticultural Lighting Enabled by OSRAM Opto Semiconductors
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2010-11-16

AIXTRON to Accelerate Changelight´s Expansion with Multiple MOCVD Systems

AIXTRON AG today announced a new order for MOCVD reactors from Changelight Co., Ltd. The order comprises several AIX 2600G3 IC in a 49x2-inch wafer configuration and a double digit number of AIX 2800G4-R 60x2-inch configuration deposition systems. After delivery of the systems between the fourth quarter 2010 and the second quarter of 2011, they will be used for red-orange-yellow (ROY) high brightness LED production.  
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2010-11-16

austriamicrosystems Unveiled AS3696 LED Driver IC

austriamicrosystems has unveiled the AS3696, the first 4-channel LED driver IC with dedicated 3D TV features and unique power feedback regulation.   Available for edge lighting in LCD televisions, the AS3696 is the first to include a special control mechanism for 3D effects and extends austriamicrosystems’ portfolio of LED backlight unit drivers for the next generation of LCD TVs.  
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2010-11-15

ZMD AG Introduced Low-voltage LED ICs for Battery-powered Handheld Devices

ZMD AG has introduced ZLED7012 and ZLED7022, the second wave of its ZLED family of LED control solutions, featuring two low-voltage ICs available for battery-powered handheld devices. Both of the two LED ICs, suit for the ultra-small UTQFN package (2x2mm), and feature low-noise, constant-frequency charge pump DC-DC converters that can drive up to four or six strings of LEDs, respectively. Only three external components are required.
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2010-11-12

OSRAM's OSLON SSL LEDs Outline the Profile of Stadium, Add Colours to Asian Games

The opening and closing ceremonies of the Guangzhou Asian Games will be held in a newly constructed half-stadium in Haixinsha Square. OSRAM Opto Semiconductors’ OSLON SSL LEDs were chosen to light up the exterior of the venue. These LEDs were used to produce a variety of colours, highlighting the gill-like side openings of the half-stadium, flanked by the city’s UFO-like opera house and the latticed Guangzhou TV Tower.
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2010-11-12

Uniform Illumination from OSRAM’s LEDs Help Light up Guangzhou for the Asian Games

LED lighting brings uniform illumination to the Zhujiang New City Central Business District (CBD) in the city of Guangzhou in time for the Asian Games in China. On centre stage are OSRAM Opto Semiconductors’ Golden DRAGON Plus LEDs, installed in the street & parking lamps of the Haixinsha People square in Lin Jiang Road where the Asian Games will be unveiled. These LED lamps will provide an evenly illuminated environment for pedestrians and for drivers in the parking lot.
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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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