2024-03-06

Nichia has launched UV-B (308nm) and UV-A (330nm) LEDs

Tokushima, Japan - 6 March 2024: Nichia, the world's largest LED manufacturer and inventor of the high-brightness blue and white LED, has started mass production of the new UV-B (308nm) and UV-A (330nm) LEDs in its popular 434 Series package. While maintaining the compact 3.5mm x 3.5mm size of the 434 Series, the newly launched UV-B and UV-A LEDs deliver industry-leading outputs of 90mW and 100mW respectively (at 350mA), thus maximizing flux density. With a total input power of 1.8W, the power conversion efficiencies are amongst the highest in the i...
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2024-01-16

Violumas Adds New UVA and UVB High Power Standard Products to Lineup

Violumas is proud to announce the addition of two products to its extensive, high power UV LED product lineup. Violumas now offers high power 2X2 modules in chip-on-board (COB) format for 325nm and 340nm.   WC2X2C40L6-325 and WC2X2C40L9-340-V1provide the highest optical output in the market along with exceptional reliability (LT70 > 6,000 hours), enabling denser and more reliable designs. With four chips encapsulated under the same lens with a specially developed index boosting solution, the optical outputs of the COBs are four times as powerful a...
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2023-11-07

Head to page 50 of the latest Compound Semiconductor Magazine Volume 29 Issue 7 to see their review of Silanna’s Applied Physics Letters SPSL paper!

https://data.angel.digital/pdf/Compound_Semiconductor_Issue_7_2023.pdf MBE for far-UV LEDs 150 mm sapphire substrates are a promising platform for high-volume production of far-UVC LEDs via MBE WHILE MOCVD is the most common growth method for producing far-UV LEDs, MBE also enables high-volume, high-yield production of these devices, says Silanna UV. This Australian outfit has made more than 10,000 functional devices from a 150 mm GaN-based epiwafer, produced on a sapphire substrate using a Veeco GEN200 MBE tool. Following pac...
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2023-10-30

Silanna UV to Demo Innovative UV-C LED Water Quality Sensors at AQUATECH 2023

Detects Nitrates and Organics Rapidly – Environmentally Safe, Low Power, and Long Lifetime BRISBANE, Australia, Oct. 19, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Silanna UV will demonstrate innovative new technology for detection of nitrates and organic compounds in water at AQUATECH Amsterdam from November 6 to 9, 2023. Contamination of water by nitrates and organic compounds is a growing problem, and regulations to protect the public from this threat are increasingly stringent. Silanna UV at AQUATECH Amsterdam 2023 At AQUATECH, Silan...
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2023-09-23

Nitek: End of the Road for Copycats

SEOUL, South Korea--Nitek, Inc. (“Nitek”), a pioneering American company in UV LEDs, has announced that it filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Photon Wave Co., Ltd. (“Photon Wave”), a Korean UV LED manufacturer in the Eastern District of Texas. In the complaint, Nitek asserts that LED products of ams OSRAM, a German LED company, use Photon Wave’s infringing LEDs. Nitek also contends that Photon Wave has failed to cease selling infringing products, even after getting continuous warning notices of ...
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2023-09-01

Nichia will exhibit at 2023 IUVA World Congress in Dubai, U.A.E.

From September 11th to 13th Nichia will exhibit at 2023 IUVA World Congress in Dubai, U.A.E. The purpose of the International Ultra-Violet Association World Congress is to present the recent advancements in technology and research addressing the environmental, health, and treatment process challenges of today, as well as to discuss the current trends in UV regulations and new applications. With the continued growth of UV technology as a primary tool for the treatment of water, air, and surface disinfection, continued education and innovation drive its market expansio...
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2023-07-13

Crystal IS and Asahi Kasei Announce New Record for Single-Chip Device Output and Immediate Engineering Sample Availability of Their Upcoming 160 mW UVC LED

GREEN ISLAND, N.Y. --(BUSINESS WIRE) Asahi Kasei, a diversified Japanese multinational company, and subsidiary Crystal IS have demonstrated their next-generation Klaran single-chip UVC LED which emits at 160 mW in the ideal germicidal range of 260-270 nm. Setting a new record for single-chip device output in a commercial device, this achievement marks a significant 60% increase over prior Crystal IS devices while retaining the optimal wavelength for germicidal efficiency. This higher output device will be used to accelerate the adoption of UVC...
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2023-06-15

Silanna UV Presents High Power 235nm far UVC LEDs Using New SPSL Technology

ICULTA Berlin UV LED conference to see high power at short wavelengths and exceptional lifetime News Highlights New SPSL ultraviolet LED manufacturing technology Presentation at ICULTA Berlin UV LED Conference Based on advanced nanostructure materials Ideal for ultraviolet disinfection of air, water and surfaces Many more applications in science and water sensing and gas sensing industry Superior to older manufacturing methods Brisbane, Australia, 6 April 2023 – New technology that pushes the boundaries of ...
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2023-05-30

Nichia Developed a UV Irradiant Device to Evaluate UV Sensitivity

Toward Standardization of Inactivation Evaluation Highlights: ・Nichia developed a UV irradiant device to evaluate UV sensitivity for inactivation evaluation of microorganisms. ・The LED characteristics and design of the device meet the necessary conditions to make evaluations reproducible and accurate. ・UV LED peak wavelengths can be selected from 250nm to 365nm. ・This enables integrated evaluation of UV sensitivity, and assists in the commercialization of infection control devices. Overview: Tokushima, Japan – 30 May 2023: Nichia, the world'...
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Violumas is proud to announce the addition of new VC3X3 COB Module configurations to its extensive, high power UV LED product lineup. The M3X3L9 module sets are available in UVB and UVC wavelengths (265nm, 275nm, 295nm, 310nm) and are comprise... READ MORE

Tokushima, Japan - 6 March 2024: Nichia, the world's largest LED manufacturer and inventor of the high-brightness blue and white LED, has started mass production of the new UV-B (308nm) and UV-A (330nm) LEDs in its popular 434 Series packa... READ MORE