2017-01-26

Laser Diode for Data Transmission and Sensor Applications

The trading portfolio of IMM Photonics has been expanded in the segment Fabry-Perot laser diodes to include a 830 nanometer (nm) version by the Japanese manufacturer QD-Laser.
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2016-12-16

Nobel Laureate Shuji Nakamura Unveils Laser Diode Lab in China

Laser diode is a next generation lighting technology incubating in Shenzhen, China, giving hope that the region will emerge as a leading international laser lighting player soon.
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2016-11-18

Philips Photonics Doubles Laser Diode Production Capacity in Germany

Philips Photonics, a wholly owned business of Royal Philips announced that it is doubling capacity at its laser-diode facility in Ulm, Germany, to provide the key components for some of the latest developments in data communication, consumer sensing and industrial thermal processing.
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2016-11-03

Instrument Systems Showcases VCSEL Laser Diode Measuring System at electronica 2016

Instrument Systems again demonstrates new and well-proven technologies in light measurement at electronica from Nov. 8 – 11, 2016. This year’s highlight is the brand new high resolution CAS 140CT-HR spectroradiometer which will be presented for the first time to trade fair visitors at booth 443 in hall A1.
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2015-09-03

Shuji Nakamura on The Next Generation Lighting Technologies and Taiwan Market Trends

Speaking at a press conference with Taiwanese media at Semicon Taiwan on Sept. 2, 2015, Nobel Laureate Shuji Nakamura shared his observations on lighting technology trends and commented on Taiwanese LED manufacturers situation.
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2014-08-06

USHIO Acquires Oclaro Japan’s Industrial and Consumer Semiconductor Laser Diode and LED Business

USHIO (TOKYO:6925) (President and CEO: Shiro Sugata), announced that its wholly owned subsidiary USHIO OPTO SEMICONDUCTORS, INC., headquartered in Tokyo, has signed a demerger agreement with Oclaro Japan (President: Tadayuki Kanno), a wholly owned subsidiary of Oclaro (CEO: Greg Dougherty). Through this agreement, USHIO OPTO SEMICONDUCTORS will acquire the LED, red, violet and part of the infrared laser diode business from Oclaro Japan. The acquired activity is primarily located in Komoro, Japan and includes approximately 80 employees.
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