2018-11-19

ITRI’s Portable UVC LED Water Sterilizer System Wins 2018 R&D 100 Award

The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), a Taiwan-based high-tech applied research institution, reported that it has received three 2018 R&D 100 Awards on November 16th in Florida, USA. One of the awarded innovation products was a portable UVC LED water sterilizer system. ITRI’s portable UVC LED water sterilizer system is the world’s first solar-powered flow-water sterilizer for emergency use. It efficiently produces clean water by killing water-borne bacteria with UVC LED technology. The device is designed for electri...
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2018-06-20

UVC LED Breakthrough From Bolb Inc. to Drive Universal Disinfection Technology Adoption

Bolb Inc. announced a new line of ultraviolet c-band light-emitting diodes (UVC LED) featuring record single-chip performance for universal disinfection. UVC LEDs made by Bolb Inc. has achieved 12.2% external quantum efficiency (EQE), and will be the technology-of-choice for medical devices and consumer appliances where chemical-free, residue-free and non-toxic disinfection is preferred. The physical inactivation mechanism afforded by UVC LEDs works equally well against common and emerging pathogens with multi-drug resistance. 
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2018-05-31

Asahi Kasei Introduces Klaran™ Reactor Series to Deliver Reliable Drinking Water for Consumer and Commercial Products

Asahi Kasei Corporation, a leader in developing high-performance UVC LEDs, today announced the Klaran™ Reactor series, the only third-party tested and validated out-of-the-box water purification technology for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in Asia. Powered by Klaran UVC LEDs developed and manufactured by Crystal IS (NY, USA), the Klaran Reactor series delivers reliable, true UVC disinfection performance for use in countertop and under-the-counter point-of-use water disinfection products. 

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2018-05-29

Luminus Enters UV-C LED Disinfection and Sterilization Segment with Two 280nm Emitters

Luminus Devices, Inc. has expanded its ultraviolet (UV) LED portfolio with two new 280 nm devices intended for the medical and health and well-being product segments. The standard footprint 3535 surface mount emitter is a 350 mA device with peak output up to 60 mW. The second ultra-compact emitter is 1.3 mm by 1.3 mm and only 0.85 mm tall; it delivers 3 mW at 20 mA and peak output of 11 mW at 100 mA.
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2018-02-08

Breakthrough UV-C LED Performance Enables New Life Science Applications

Phoseon Technology announces that utilizing its patented SLM technology and proprietary thermal management system achieves a breakthrough level of deep-UV irradiance targeted at disinfection and decontamination Life Science applications.
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2018-01-19

First UVC LED with 100 mW from LG Innotek

Introducing a performance of 100 mW, LG Innotek, industrial partner of LASER COMPONENTS, sets new standards for single-chip UVC LEDs. The manufacturer states that this development is two years ahead of current industry forecasts. So far, experts had assumed that similar output powers would not be achieved until 2020.
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2017-11-27

LG Innotek Unveils the World’s First ‘100mW’ UV-C LED

LG Innotek today announced that the company has developed the world's first 100mW (mill watts) UV-C LED. This development is 2 years ahead of the industry forecast that predicted its development would be successful by 2020.
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2017-09-06

LG Innotek Introduces Most Powerful UV-C LED for Water and Air Disinfection

LG Innotek, UV LED partner of LASER COMPONENTS, announces the first 70mW UV-C LED in the world. At 278nm, it features the highest power ever achieved from a single chip.
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2017-03-14

Jason Electric Announced 100mW UVC LED Product

Following launching the 10mW UVC LED products and the flowing water disinfection module at 2016, Jason Electric today announced that they have made a new breakthrough and will launch the product of 100mW UVC LED. This new product is very compact with dimension of 68mm*68mm, and can emit 275nm UVC light of 100mW. It makes it possible for designing the solution to deal with the mass flowing water and air purification application.
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2017-01-26

Nikkiso and FPCC's UVC LED Joint Venture in Taiwan to Scale up Production in 2018

Formosa Petrochemical Corporation (FPCC) announced Thursday about a new investment partnership with Japanese UV LED manufacturer Nikkiso to expand applications in medical devices, reported Taiwanese media UDN.
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2016-10-24

Qingdao Jason Electric Unveils 10mW UVC LEDs

Qingdao Jason Electric, the manufacture of deep ultraviolet light emitting diodes (DUV LEDs) announces that with improvement of their DUV LEDs technology, they have improved their UVC LEDs lifetime to a guaranteed 10,000 hrs, and this is the world’s most cutting-edge technical result. The production line now includes 2mw, 5mw, 10mw and 30mw products.  Since the production of 1mW UVC LED in 2012, Qingdao Jason Electric remains the leading of DUV LEDs markets around the world especially in China.
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2016-10-18

LG Innotek Commercializes UV-C LED module for Home Appliance

LG Innotek announced it has supplied its sterilizing UV-C LED modules to LG Electroics’ home appliance. The company expects that this achievement will become the primer to expand its market for UV-C LEDs.
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2016-08-16

Leading UVC LED Company Nikkiso Acquires AquiSense Technologies

 AquiSense Technologies, the world leader in UV-C LED disinfection systems, has been wholly acquired by Nikkiso America in a cash deal. With over a half century of product development, Nikkiso has provided original technologies to a range of industries, including medical, aviation, life sciences, and microelectronics. AquiSense and Nikkiso share a common goal of providing life-saving disinfection products employing UV-C LEDs. Nikkiso is a leading manufacturer of UV-C LEDs, utilizing core technology from Nobel Prize recipients. AquiSense is an award-winning manufacturer of water, air, and surface disinfection systems with UV-C LEDs at the core of each design.
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2016-08-04

HexaTech Demonstrates High‐Performance UV‐C LED

HexaTech announced the demonstration of its first generation UVSure™ UV‐C LED, based on HexaTech’s proprietary and world-leading aluminum nitride (AlN) substrate material. The 263 nm wavelength device achieves 6 mW in a 0.15 mm2 active area die. When scaled to our second generation larger footprint, the die is expected to produce approximately 24 mW, which is twice the radiant flux of competitive products.
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2016-07-18

AquiSense Technologies UVC LED Water Disinfection System Receives NSF Lead-Free Certification

AquiSense Technologies, the world leader in UV-C LED disinfection systems announces certification from the Water Quality Association (WQA) for its water disinfection system – PearlAqua™. WQA is an independent public health organization that tests and certifies a wide range of plumbing and drinking water treatment products. Specifically, the PearlAqua meets the stringent requirements of NSF/ANSI 372, which is accreditation for the scope of providing lead-free water and NSF/ANSI 61, which certifies the PearlAqua for safe drinking water.
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2016-06-22

Lite-On's Intelligent Energy Saving Product Portflio Wows Visitors at Int’l LED Lighting Exposition 2016

Lite-On Technology Corporation remains to be competitive and continuingly offers up –to-date products and service to clients by seamlessly tracking the market development. Under the theme of “intelligent Energy Saving”, Lite-On showcased varied product ranges, including automotive lighting, smart manufacturing, wearable tech, home automation and intelligent medical system as solutions for IoT applications at the Int’l LED Lighting Exposition, which took place in June 15-17 at TWTC Nangnag Exhibition Hall in Taipei. LEDinside had the opportunity to interviewed Sander Su, Director of Global Sales Marketing , Electrical and Electronic Manufacturing (Automotive electronics) on the company’s products and strategic planning.
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2016-05-27

RayVio Eyes Disinfection Sector with Strong UVC LED Product Portfolio

Earlier this week, UV LED specialist RayVio’s CEO Robert Walker spoke to LEDinside about the company’s outlook for the UVC LED sector, and their current market strategy.
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2016-05-18

UVC LED Vendor RayVio Receives $ 26M Investment from Chinese Investors

RayVio, an advanced UVC LED vendor, announced that it has closed new funding rounds of in total $26 million led by IPV Capital and Tsing Capital. RayVio will use the new funding to scale production to meet global consumer demand for protection against germs in water and environments. RayVio’s powerful Ultraviolet (UV) LED technology enables compelling new health and hygiene products, such as point-of-use water disinfection, and creates new markets and revenue streams for original equipment manufacturer (OEM) partners around the world.
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2016-03-08

Seal Shield Launches Mobile UV-C LED Sanitizer for Health Care Applications

Seal Shield, introduced and demonstrated the new ElectroClave™ UV-C Sanitizer and Mobile Device Management (MDM) System at the HiMSS healthcare show, Sands Expo Center booth 368.  The ElectroClave™ is the world's first Enterprise MDM to use low-power UVC LED technology, allowing healthcare practitioners to disinfect hard to clean devices such as tablet computers and smart phones, while charging, syncing, and managing those devices via a custom RFID backbone.
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2016-02-19

Hot Picks of the Week Feb. 15-19

Osram is putting the focus on sustainable growth and wants to take even greater advantage of the potential offered by semiconductor-based lighting technologies. Prior to that, another important strategic step, the carve-out process of the general lighting lamps business, got under way. Given Osram’s strong financial standing, the company is proposing a dividend of €0.90 per share at Tuesday’s AGM. In parallel, Osram has in the meantime also started a share buyback program of up to €500 million.
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2012-08-13

HexaTech Develops High Transparency Single Crystal AlN Material for UVC LED

HexaTech, Inc. has developed a new class of high transparency single crystal Aluminum Nitride (AlN) material. This new material provides a significant reduction in optical absorption in the UV-¬C wavelengths, resulting in dramatic improvements in the processing and performance of UV-¬C optoelectronic components. according to the company,this enhanced material will offer an improvement of lifetime and power output for UV-¬‐C LEDs. For the rapidly growing water purification market, the requirement for extended lifetime and improved efficiency are critica...
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Some homeowners, commercial systems managers and outdoor lighting management companies have looked warily at smart lighting, in light of its being seen as a major departure from what was required for lighting control in the past. They need not... READ MORE

For the LED driver product line, wide AC voltage input range (180 ~ 528VAC) HVGC family, MEAN WELL now launches HVGC-650 series to offer more choices of high power products.

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