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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2010-11-11

NXP’s Automotive LED Driver ICs Available in Vehicle Head and Tail Lights

NXP Semiconductors N.V. has promoted two collections of automotive LED driver ICs ASL1010NTK and ASL1010PHN, designed for vehicle LED headlights and tail lights. According to NXP, automotive LEDs have used complex, relatively expensive driver ICs made for generic Solid State Lighting applications that lack many of the critical functions needed for automotive applications.
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2010-11-11

Universal Display Corporation Eyes at South Korean OLED Market

In a bid to better serve South Korean OLED display and lighting manufacturers , New Jersey based company Universal Display Corporation is setting up a South Korean subsidiary as well as expanding into 'green' markets. 
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2010-11-10

Barco Released LED-lit, DLP-based Video Walls with an Improved LED Engine

Visualization specialist Barco has released a new line of LED-lit, DLP-based video walls with an improved LED engine. The new series features an advanced heat management system based on liquid cooling technology, which brings the LED temperature down to the optimal level. This results in a significantly longer lifetime of the projection system, amounting to 80,000 hours of continuous operation in eco-mode – or a 35% improvement over competing video walls.
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2010-11-10

Efficient long burner: OSRAM presents the Dulux L HE lamp family

Energy savings are often the most important factor in new lighting solutions. OSRAM’s Dulux L HE compact fluorescent lamps with plug bases achieve a light output of up to 100 lumens per watt. In addition to that their long operating life means lower maintenance.
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2010-11-09

OSRAM TOPLED Compact 4520 Extends the TOPLED Range

Super flat displays are now possible thanks to the new TOPLED Compact 4520 from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors. This LED is one of the smallest for screen backlighting and is the first LED for this application to have a UX:3 chip. It is therefore ideal for pulse mode, can be loaded with a very high current and helps produce razor sharp pictures.
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2010-11-09

DTU Danchip to spearhead graphene and carbon nanotube research with AIXTRON PECVD system

AIXTRON AG has announced a new order for a Black Magic Plasma Enhanced CVD (PECVD) system from DTU Danchip and DTU Nanotech at the Technical University of Denmark in Lyngby, Denmark.
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2010-11-09

OSRAM’s Infrared Power TOPLED with Stack Chip Technology

The Power TOPLED SFH4250S from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors emits almost double the infrared light compared to the standard component SFH4250. The new IR-LED achieves a radiant intensity of typically 22 mW/sr and a total radiant flux of 70 mW in continuous operation at 70 mA driving current. With its high radiance the component allows the design of very compact lighting units. In existing designs the effective range can be increased significantly.
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2010-11-05

Taiwan Delta Electronics Made a Contract with Osram for LED Light Bulbs

It’s reported that Taiwan Delta Electronics has made a contract with Osram for LED light bulbs using chipmaker Epistar `s high-voltage chip, a solution to making LED luminaires adaptable to household 110-220V power outlets.
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2010-11-05

OSRAM Presents New LED Product Range for Illuminated Advertising

OSRAM is presenting a completely updated product range for signage and illuminated advertising at Viscom 2010. New products for the major applications of light boxes and signage letters as well as the new IP-protected Linearlight Flex Protect offer customers flexible and high performance solutions for various applications.
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2010-11-05

OSRAM Will Show LEDs, Infrared and Laser Components at Electronica 2010

From November 9 to 12 at the 2010 electronica fair in Munich OSRAM Opto Semiconductors will be showing just how extensively opto semiconductors are now being used in our everyday lives. In Hall 3, booth 107, the company will be showcasing LEDs, infrared and laser components for a wide variety of applications in the commercial, industrial and residential sectors. The slogan this year is “Follow the band of inspiration” – and there is plenty of scope for inspiration!
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2010-11-04

Jiangxi Changda Increases HB GaN LED Epiwafer Capacity with AIXTRON MOCVD Tools

AIXTRON AG today announced an order from Jiangxi Changda, a new customer in the southern province of PR China. Jiangxi Changda has ordered two AIX 2800G4 HT 2 inch MOCVD tools. The new HB GaN LED growth reactors have been successfully installed and commissioned by the local AIXTRON support team at the company’s facility.
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2010-11-04

Dialight plc Interim Management Statement

Dialight plc, the UK based leader in Applied Light Emitting Diode ("LED") Technology, today publishes its Interim Management Statement relating to the period from 1 July 2010 until 3 November 2010, in accordance with FSA Disclosure and Transparency Rule 4.3. Signals/Illumination The Board is pleased to report continuing good performance in the Signals/Illumination segment which is showing a strong revenue increase over 2009.
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2010-11-04

Oxford Instruments-TDI Passed a Licensing Agreement with The Fox Group

Recently, Oxford Instruments-TDI, has entered into a licensing agreement with The Fox Group. This agreement focuses on the acquisition of certain intellectual property, allowing Oxford Instruments-TDI to offer hardware and processes for the production of LEDs and p doped layers, in addition to the hardware and process already offered for the growth of III-Nitride materials.
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2010-11-03

OSRAM Exhibits Completely New Lighting Possibilities with Hundreds of Organic LED at Light + Building

An impressive OLED installation by the lighting planners of ‘LichtKunstLicht’ is the main attraction on the OSRAM stand at the Light + Building show in Frankfurt from 11 to 16 April 2010. Design objects and luminaires use actual examples to show the range of wafer thin light sources with various colors and shapes.
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2010-11-02

A Group of 22 Europe Companies Team up CSSL to Develop LED

Lately, 22 leading European companies and academic institutions have joined force in the "Consumerizing Solid-State Lighting" (CSSL) project.
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2010-11-01

The First LED Replacement for the 60 watt Light Bulb Created by Philips

Philips unveiled the new dimmable 12 watt Master LEDbulb, which is considered the industry's first LED replacement for the common 60 watt incandescent light bulb used in New Zealand .  
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2010-10-29

Philips Launched 42-inch Econova LED TV

Philips has launched its 42-inch Econova LED TV, which has acquired the European Green EV 2010-2011 Award given by the European Imaging & Sound Association. The new TV features 40W of power consumption in eco-mode and offers some other eco-friendly credentials such as a solar-powered remote control, e-manual and the use of recycled aluminum panel.
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2010-10-28

OSRAM LED with new beam characteristics for more efficient luminaires

LED luminaires can now be made simpler and more efficient thanks to the new 150° beam angle of the OSRAM OSLON SSL 150. Retrofit and downlight designs in particular, will benefit from the even distribution of light from the new OSLON SSL 150, which allows designers to better manage the light in external reflectors. Additionally OSLON’s small footprint can simplify the design of lamps and luminaires and facilitate low profile designs.
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2010-10-28

AIXTRON Announces Record Third Quarter 2010 Results

- Sequential growth in Orders, Revenues & EBIT continues - - LED lighting gaining momentum - - 2010 Revenue guidance of ca. EUR 750m (ca. USD 1bn) reiterated - - 2010 EBIT margin guidance increased to ca. 35% - - New R&D center open this month – AIXTRON AG,worldwide leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, announced the consolidated financial results for the first nine months of 2010.
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2010-10-25

LED Technology Used in a Hidden Time Watch

As we know, it can be potentially distracting in a closed room meeting as you will need to peel open the strap a bit to check out just what the current time is. But nowadays, Genghis who comes from France has thought about the Hidden Time Watch concept which was specially designed to help you tell the time discreet in a closed room meeting.
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2010-10-25

LayTec Continues to Be One of the national 50 Fast Growing Technology Companies

German LED maker LayTec has ranked among the national 50 fastest growing technology companies for the second time at the Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 award ceremony in Berlin on October 20, 2010. The award mainly depends on the total growth in sales within the last 5 years. Because LayTec increased its turnover by 241% between 2005 and 2009, also belongs to the 500 fastest growing technology companies in Europe in 2010.
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2010-10-21

Bayer MaterialScience Cooperated with Audi and Hella to Developed Polycarbonate-LED Automotive Lighting

Bayer MaterialScience has developed customized polycarbonates in initial series application, such as the automotive industry include LED lenses for low-beam and full-beam headlights and fiber optics for daytime running lights in the front headlamps of the new Audi A8.
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2010-10-20

Metal lead frame on the new OSRAM LED for thermal stability

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors has added the OSLON Black Series to its successful OSLON family. The first member of the new series has a metal lead frame, a compact package and a tried and tested lens design. The LED can be used wherever there are large fluctuations in temperature and a large amount of light is needed from a small area.
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2010-10-20

Eulitha Unveils New Photolithography Technology for Photonics Patterning, Called PHABLE

Eulitha AG, a Swiss based nanolithography company, has developed a proprietary photolithography technology for low-cost and high-throughput fabrication of photonic nanostructures. This solves a major ongoing problem faced in the fabrication of high-resolution photonic structures since standard photolithography equipment either lacks the required resolution or its cost is prohibitively high.
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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