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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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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