2014-06-03

3M Launches New LED Chip Package Substrate an Alternative to Ceramic

3M Electronics Materials Solutions Division today announced the launch of its new 3M™ LED Chip Packaging Substrate that provides a cost-effective alternative to ceramic substrates. The new substrate, constructed of copper and polyimide, is able to meet the electrical and thermal performance required of high-power LED chips at a competitive price compared to high performance ceramic substrates. 3M offers the substrate in a tray and a reel format. 
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2014-03-05

3M Invests in Florida LED Company MSi Lighting

3M has invested in MSi Lighting of Boca Raton, Florida, a company that 3M has been working with for the past year on a line of LED lights for multiple applications. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 
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2013-10-01

Lights 4 Living Respond to 3M's The Air

Many new and innovative lighting designs have been displayed at this year’s 100% Design Show at Earl’s Court, London. Chief among the inventions is an LED light with a thin butterfly wing-style film – The Air – a circle of light that uses LED lights along its outside rim. Several products showcased at the show have just been made available in the UK.
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2012-08-07

3M to Sell New LED Bulbs at September

The Maplewood-based manufacturer 3M Co. has intended to launch an LED light bulb that shines like an incandescent but uses 75-percent less energy and lasts for 25 years. It’s expected to sell the bulbs at Walmart stores by September. According to the Pioneer Press reports, the new bulb will be manufactured in New Ulm, Minn., and is made possible by 3M's optical film, adhesive and heat management technology. It will be sold at $25....
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2009-11-25

3M Technology Produces Record High-Performance Green LED

In a breakthrough that could lead to accelerated adoption of LEDs in demanding applications such as LCD display backlights and pico-projectors, scientists at 3M have developed technology that doubles the efficiency of green LEDs.
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2009-11-13

3M uses OSRAM Opto Semiconductors LEDs in micro projectors

The diversified technology company 3M is including OSRAM Opto Semiconductors’ LEDs in its new micro projectors, which can be connected to mobile phones and cameras. The small, bright, energy-saving diodes are the key to developing micro projectors, which could not be implemented with other light sources. They make screen sizes of more than a metre possible.
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Osram Opto Semiconductors is expanding its Oslon Black family for the infrared range with six new automotive IREDs. The 850 nm versions are intended for exterior applications such as night vision, pedestrian protection, pre-field recognition a... READ MORE

Lumileds introduced the LUXEON CZ Color Line, a product line optimized to deliver maximum punch. “The LUXEON CZ features up to 48% higher punch than any other undomed color LED,” said Jennifer Holland, Product Line Direct... READ MORE