2022-05-26

Nitride Semiconductors Successfully Settles UV-LED Patent Litigation and Continues Enforcement against UV LED Suppliers in U.S

Nitride Semiconductors Co., Ltd. (“Nitride”), a pioneer of ultraviolet light emitting diode (UV-LED) technology, has entered into a settlement with Digi-Key Corporation (“Digi-Key”), a global electrical components distributor.  Nitride filed the patent litigation against Digi-Key in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, asserting infringement of Nitride’s UV-LED patent.   Nitride is one of the earliest ground breakers in the field of UV-LEDs. With Professor Emeritus Shiro SAKAI at Tokus...
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2022-03-23

【Exclusive Interview】Nitride Semiconductors Continues to Make Breakthroughs with UV-C and Micro UV LED Businesses

Nitride Semiconductors, a company established in collaboration with Tokushima University, has taken the initiative to develop various UV LED products for customers worldwide—including UV-C LED and state-of-the-art Micro UV LED. Holding patents of core technologies, the Japan-based UV LED maker also collaborates with Seoul Viosys and SETi in UV-C LED development and V Technology in the Micro UV LED segment. TrendForce is pleased to interview Mr. Yoshihiko Muramoto, president and CEO of Nitride Semiconductors, who updated the compa...
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2021-06-30

Nitride Semiconductors Has Entered into Settlement and License Agreement Relating to UV-LED Patent Infringement Lawsuit in USA

Nitride Semiconductors Co., Ltd. (“Nitride”), a pioneer of ultraviolet light emitting diode (UV-LED) technology, has filed complaints against Digi-Key Corporation, a global electrical components distributor, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, asserting infringement of Nitride’s UV-LED patent. In the complaints, Nitride is asserting that UV-LED products being supplied by various LED companies - such as American Opto Plus LED Corp., Crystal IS Inc., Kingbright Electronic Co., Ltd., Luminus Device, and ...
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2021-05-10

Nitride Semi Makes Micro UV-LED Breakthrough

14 million of the tiny 12 μm x 24 μm UV-LEDS can be fitted on a 4 inch wafer Credit: Compound Semiconductor Nitride Semiconductors has succeeded in miniaturising the micro UV-LED chip for micro LED displays, the technology expected to be used for next-generation AR glasses and smart glasses. The company is now developing mass production technology. Micro LED displays are the next-generation displays for liquid crystal and organic LED displays, and are being developed by Apple Inc and many other companies across the world. The red, blue, and ...
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2021-02-26

Nitride Semiconductors Continues Enforcement against Infringement of its UV LED Patent

On Feb. 18, 2021 (local time), Nitride Semiconductors Co., Ltd. (“Nitride”), a pioneer of ultraviolet light emitting diode (UV LED) technology, hereby announces that, it has successfully filed a complaint against Digi-Key Corporation (“Digikey”), a global electrical components distributor, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, asserting infringement of Nitride’s UV LED patent.
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2020-09-04

【Exclusive Interview】Nitride Semiconductors To Be the Innovator in the UV LED Market Sectors

Nitride Semiconductors, established by the collaboration with Tokushima University, is a company taking the initiative to develop high brightness UV LED and provide products to the customers all over the world. Nitride Semiconductors cooperates with Seoul Viosys and SETi on UVC LED manufacturing and production by using Nitride Semiconductors’ patents. LEDinside had an opportunity to interview Yoshihiko Muramoto, President & CEO of Nitride Semiconductors to learn more about the updated progress of Nitride Semiconductors in UV LED business. ...
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2019-04-25

Increasing Applications and Rising Market of UV LED

With a wide range of applications, UV LED is considered a new rising opportunity for the LED industry. LEDinside noted in the latest report, titled “2019 Deep UV LED Application Market- Sterilization, Purification, and Water Treatment Markets,” that UV LED market continues to increase with the curing market steadily grow and rising applications in sterilization for surface, air, static and flowing water. With these driving momentums, LEDinside forecasts that the UV LED market value will reach US$ 991 million in 2023. Based on the wavel...
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2018-12-20

Micro LED Technology Progress Highlights in 2018 – Industry Updates

For the LED and panel industry, the year of 2018 had a dramatic start with Samsung’s revealing of its Micro LED TV “The Wall” at the CES show. Since then, players in the industry have been releasing their achievements related to the next generation display technology. Several innovative solutions and applications have been disclosed in the past year including large size displays and wearable devices. As LEDinside has continued to track the progress of Micro LED development, we would like to list the significant breakthroughs and industry updates...
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2018-10-30

Nitride Semiconductors Set up Subsidiary for Micro LED Display

Japanese UV LED company Nitride Semiconductors has announced to establish a subsidiary, Micro Nitride, to focus on the developing and manufacturing of Micro UV LED chips for micro LED display.
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2015-05-05

Nitride Semiconductors Focuses on UV LED Chip and Package Efficiency

Nitride Semiconductors, the second global leading UV LED manufacturer, displayed its LED package, chip and module designs at IR+UV EXPO 2015 this year, which took place recently at Pacifico Yokohama, Japan.
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2013-03-13

Nitride Semiconductors Releases UV LED Output Power in excess of 3W

Nitride Semiconductors has launched a portfolio of ultra-high power, ultra-violet LEDs delivering output powers that can be in excess of 3W. The NS380L-6SVR, produces 3200mW at 380 nm. According to the company, the output of this LED at this wavelength exceeds all other commercial devices based on a single chip. Nitride Semiconductors has also launched a range of longer wavelength cousins, such as the NS400L-6SVR, which delivers an output of 3200mW at 400nm. The new range of chips combines an operating voltage of 4V with very high efficiencies. For exam...
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Tokushima, Japan – 17 June 2022: Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, announces the addition of the Direct Mountable Chip Series (Part Number: NVSWE21A-V1) to the portfol... READ MORE

DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cree LED, an SGH company (Nasdaq: SGH), announced today the launch of XLamp® Element G LEDs, delivering a new product class with unmatched light output and efficiency for LEDs of this size. The... READ MORE