2019-03-22

Aledia Expands Veeco’s Thin Film Process Equipment for 3D Micro LED Development

Veeco Instruments announced today that Aledia, a developer and manufacturer of next-generation 3D LEDs for display applications, has expanded its portfolio of Veeco thin film process equipment to support the development and production of advanced 3D Micro LEDs. Aledia cited Veeco’s proven leadership in compound semiconductor applications, GaN-on-silicon growth performance, and capability to grow a full range of high-quality epitaxial films as key factors influencing its decision. “We have been impressed with the performance of Veeco’s Propel™ ...
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2018-01-30

Nanowire LED Innovator Aledia Announces €30 ($36M) Million Series-C Financing

Aledia, a developer and manufacturer of next-generation 3D LEDs for display applications based on its gallium-nitride-nanowires-on-silicon platform, announced the closing of its Series C financing round with Intel Capital as a new investor.
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2015-06-24

Valeo Acquires 10% Stake in Aledia

Valeo announced that it has purchased a 10.5% stake in Aledia, by subscribing to a portion of Aledia’s capital increase. Aledia is a technology start-up dedicated to the development of cutting-edge LED technology for general and automotive lighting.
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2015-06-22

3D LED Company Aledia Receives Investments from IKEA GreenTech and Valeo

Aledia, a developer and manufacturer of next-generation 3D LEDs based on its Gallium-Nitride-on-Silicon platform, announced today the closing of its Series B financing round and the execution of development and supply contracts with major LED buyers. 
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2014-10-13

Aledia’s Nanowire LED Technology Endorsed by 2014 Physics Nobel Prize Winner

Prof. Hiroshi Amano, a member of Aledia’s Scientific Advisory Board, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics, alongside Shuji Nakamura and Isamu Akasaki for their roles in inventing the blue light emitting diode (LED), that has revolutionized the lighting and display worlds.
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2013-05-23

SSL Expert Dr. Bernhard Stapp Named To Board of Pioneering LED Technology Developer Aledia

Former OSRAM General Manager and CTO Has Played Key Role In Industry’s Evolution, Will Aid Aledia’s Move Towards Industrialization Aledia, a pioneering developer of WireLED®, a new microwire-based 3D LED technology that dramatically cuts manufacturing costs compared to conventional planar (2D) LEDs, announced that solid-state lighting (SSL) industry veteran Dr. Bernhard Stapp has joined its board of directors.   Stapp brings more than a dozen years of executive experience in LED lighting technologies to Aledia, most re...
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2013-04-03

Veeco MOCVD Chosen for CEA-leti adn Aledia's New Nano-LED Venture

 Veeco Instruments Inc. (Nasdaq: VECO) announced today that CEA-Leti, a world-renowned research lab based in Grenoble, France, has selected Veeco’s TurboDisc® K465i Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) system for its program with Aledia, its nanowire-LED partner.  Aledia is a start-up company spun out of the CEA-Leti labs in 2011, and based at the CEA site. It counts among its three founders two former CEA researchers, Xavier Hugon and Philippe Gilet. Aledia’s goal is to manufacture 3D nanowire-based LEDs for solid-state lighting applications on thin silicon wafer substrates, of 8 inches or greater in diameter, at a cost significantly ......
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2013-03-29

Aledia Develops LED 3D Chips on 8 inch Silicon

CEA-Leti spin off Aledia, has made its first GaN LEDs on 8 inch (200mm) silicon wafers. The cost of Aledia’s LED 3D chips based on microwires is expected to be four times less than traditional planar (2D) LEDs. What's more, Aledia has announced its first-round financing totalling €10 million (approximately $13 million) with US and European investors, which was closed in 2012. Aledia solves the important cost issue in the very large and growing LED market. The continued integration of LEDs into new applications, such as general lighting...
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Nichia’s Tunable 757 receives rave reviews from industry leaders, including the coveted LpS Best Sustainability Technology Award. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announced its game-changing single LES, tuna... READ MORE

Innovative tunable white, mid-power LED enables luminaire manufacturers to improve colour tuning, shrink optics and fixture profiles, while enabling new design options. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announces i... READ MORE