Call for Papers - LED professional Symposium +Expo 2016 | Deadline to Submit Your Abstract is February 19th

Call for Papers - LED professional Symposium +Expo 2016 | Deadline to Submit Your Abstract is February 19th

The LED professional Symposium +Expo (LpS) is the leading annual international conference that addresses solid-state lighting technologies and its applications. In 2016 it will take place from September 20th to 22nd in Bregenz, Austria. Experts from the fields of industry and academia are invited to submit an abstract to present their latest developments and expectations for future lighting trends and innovations to a highly qualified audience. The deadline for submissions is February 19th, 2016.

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Tridonic Introduces ready2mains™ Programmer for Configuration Via the Mains

Tridonic Introduces ready2mains™ Programmer for Configuration Via the Mains

With the ready2mains™ programmer, information such as configuration parameters can be quickly transmitted via the mains cabling to the LED Drivers of indoor and outdoor luminaires. There is no need for an additional communications interface or any rewiring. Commands are transferred in digital format – simply via phase control.

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EPIC Activity Report 2015

EPIC Activity Report 2015

EPIC has seen another record year of very powerful growth in its membership which now counts more than 240 members across 28 countries. Yesterday, EPIC published their annual activity report for 2015.

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Philips and GO Scale Capital led Consortiom Terminate Lumileds Transaction

Royal Philips announced that Philips and GO Scale Capital have terminated the agreement pursuant to which the consortium led by GO Scale Capital would acquire an 80.1% interest in Lumileds.

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BJB Develops COB Holders for Bridgelux V-Series Arrays | VIEW THE APPLICATION VIDEO

BJB Develops COB Holders for Bridgelux V-Series Arrays | VIEW THE APPLICATION VIDEO

BJB 47.319 holders for the Bridgelux V Series arrays feature state-of-the art electro-mechanical technology. Holders help simplify the entire fixture’s assembly process and also provide numerous benefits to the overall quality, performance and lifetime of the lighting system. BJB holders and the Bridgelux V series arrays are well suited for a wide variety of applications: ranging from commercial, outdoor, industrial and residential spaces.

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Flip Chip Opto Introduces Special Horticulture Flip Chip COB

Flip Chip Opto Introduces Special Horticulture Flip Chip COB

Flip Chip Opto releases a first-in-class 2400 watt high powered horticultural flip chip COB. The 2400 watt flip chip COB is part of their new Duet series geared towards the grow light industry. The Duet 2400 is based on the company’s 3-PAD Pillar Metal Core Printed Circuit Board technology. This technology allows a breakthrough in high powered horticultural flip chip LEDs, reducing junction temperatures to 0.003˚C/W on Duet 2400 at a maximum power of 2433 watts.

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CapXon's LE Series of Electrolytic Capacitors Provide Ultra-Long Life

CapXon's LE Series of Electrolytic Capacitors Provide Ultra-Long Life

CapXon introduces the LE series of electrolytic capacitors providing high reliability and ultra-long life in LED lighting applications. Available in the UK from Components Bureau, the products operate over an extended temperature range of -40 to +105˚C making them suitable for LED drivers powering outdoor lighting applications. This series offers a longer life alternative to the FL series used in electronic lighting ballasts and energy saving luminaires.

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Tech-Talks BREGENZ - Dr. Jy Bhardwaj, Lumileds, CTO

Tech-Talks BREGENZ - Dr. Jy Bhardwaj, Lumileds, CTO

Dr. Jy Bhardwaj, CTO at Lumileds, held a keynote speech at the 5th LED professional Symposium +Expo (LpS 2015) on September 22nd in Bregenz. He talked about “Trends and Challenges for System Integration” and pointed out further steps and phases of how lighting technologies will evolve. Arno Grabher-Meyer and Siegfried Luger talked with Dr. Bhardwaj about his view on embedded lighting, color LED technologies, substrate and light source technologies.

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Green Creative Launches Energy Star Certified 60 W Incandescent Replacement LED Candles

Green Creative Launches Energy Star Certified 60 W Incandescent Replacement LED Candles

Green Creative, the commercial grade LED lighting manufacturer proudly announces the launch of its new 60 W replacement candles. Part of Green Creative’s Titanium LED series, the Energy Star® certified 5.5 W E12 and E26 base candles are energy efficient solutions to replace incandescent decorative lamps. The B11 candles feature an innovative crown lens that creates a unique sparkling effect, making them ideal for use in chandelier, sconce and uplighting applications.

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Osram's New Kreios Fresnel and Profile Offer High Output, Compact Design

Osram's New Kreios Fresnel and Profile Offer High Output, Compact Design

With their high light output the highly efficient Kreios Fresnel and Kreios Profile LED spotlights provide excellent performance, particularly on small to medium-size stages. Their flickerfree light, which can be infinitely dimmed via the protocol DMX512 or manually, makes them the perfect spotlights for events where many different light settings are needed. The zoom range of the Fresnel is between 14 and 77 degrees, and that of the Profile is between 20 and 36 degrees. Thanks to their compact design the LED spotlights are also particularly suitable for use at different event locations. The Kreios Fresnel and the Kreios Profile will be available from the start of 2016.

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Lumitech Licenses Seoul Semiconductor for  PI-LED Technology Applications

Lumitech Licenses Seoul Semiconductor for PI-LED Technology Applications

Seoul Semiconductor, a global leading LED components manufacturer from Korea, and the Austrian company Lumitech, a leading manufacturer of components for Human Centric Lighting announced a licensing agreement for PI-LED technology patents. These patents govern the industrial trade mark rights of Lumitech’s PI-LED technology, which can implement tunable white from 2.500 to 7.000K with perfect colour rendering in a high and constant efficiency. Based on the license agreement, Seoul Semiconductor has the right to offer tunable white components based on the leading PI-LED technology, worldwide.

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Plessey Builds LEDs in Cubic GaN on 3C-SiC/Si To Overcome The Green Gap

Plessey Builds LEDs in Cubic GaN on 3C-SiC/Si To Overcome The Green Gap

Plessey, Anvil Semiconductors and the University of Cambridge announced today that they are working together to fabricate high efficiency LEDs in cubic GaN grown on Anvil's 3C-SiC / Si substrates. Cubic GaN has the potential to overcome the problems caused in conventional LEDs by the strong internal electric fields which impair carrier recombination and contribute to efficiency droop. This is particularly true for green LEDs where the internal electric fields are stronger and are believed to cause a rapid reduction in efficiency at green wavelengths known as "the green gap". The availability of cubic GaN from a readily commercialisable process on large diameter silicon wafers is as a key enabler for increasing the efficiency of green LEDs and reducing the cost of LED lighting.

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3-Pad LED Flip Chip COB

3-Pad LED Flip Chip COB

Wafer level packaging and flip chip design are the most recent trends in LED manufacturing and packaging. These LED types are perfectly suited for producing COB modules. This combination already promises better thermal performance than standard SMD package based products. However, there is still room for improvements. Pao Chen, Director of Research and Development at Flip Chip Opto shows how a 3-pad flip chip LED further reduces thermal resistance, allows higher power and can help to reduce costs.

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Solving the Phase-Cut Dimming Challenge

Solving the Phase-Cut Dimming Challenge

The evolution of dimmable LED lighting is an ongoing subject and phase-cut dimming is often dissatisfactory. While some weaknesses may be acceptable in residential applications, they are definitely not acceptable in professional applications. Stage lighting, studio lighting, TV and movie lighting set the highest standards. Craig Sharp and Bill Trzyna, Research & Design Engineers at CCI Power Supplies LLC discuss which developments helped to overcome limiting obstacles and led to a solution that also satisfies stringent requirements.

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Manufacturability of OLED Encapsulation and Light Extraction by Russell Kurtz, Ph.D.

Manufacturability of OLED Encapsulation and Light Extraction by Russell Kurtz, Ph.D.

Applications for OLEDs in lighting are opening unique possibilities for designers; however, the organic materials make OLEDs more fragile than LEDs. A higher-index Luminit Light Shaping Diffuser® developed into a barrier film could be an excellent substrate for OLEDs, encapsulating them while simultaneously supporting them.

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WHITE PAPER: "LED Reflector and Lens Simulation using TracePro® Illumination Design and Analysis Software"

WHITE PAPER: "LED Reflector and Lens Simulation using TracePro® Illumination Design and Analysis Software"

TracePro® allows users to design, analyze, and optimize LED lighting systems using software simulation prior to building hardware. The resultant accuracy of these models depends on the accuracy of the components that make up the model. These include light source characteristics, surface and material properties, and model geometry.

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BJB Develops COB Holders for Bridgelux V-Series Arrays | VIEW THE APPLICATION VIDEO

BJB Develops COB Holders for Bridgelux V-Series Arrays | VIEW THE APPLICATION VIDEO BJB 47.319 holders for the Bridgelux V Series arrays feature state-of-the art electro-mechanical technology. Holders help simplify the entire fixture’s assembly process and also provide numerous benefits to the overall quality, performance and lifetime of the lighting system. BJB holders and the ... Read more »

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Honglitronic 2835-PCT - Superior Performance & Competitive Price

Honglitronic 2835-PCT - Superior Performance & Competitive Price Guangzhou Hongli Opto-Electronic Co., Ltd., a leader in advanced components in China, announced that 2835-PCT, the company’s new mid-power LED package line-up with high light efficacy, 1 W product lighting efficiency up to 130 lm/W. 2835-PCT is now offered with 3-step MacAdam ellipse bins and ... Read more »

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Lumileds Adds High Efficacy Outdoor Module to Matrix Platform

Lumileds Adds High Efficacy Outdoor Module to Matrix Platform Today Lumileds introduces the new Luxeon XR-TX module, incorporating 12 Luxeon TX high-efficacy LEDs to produce 3300 lumens and 140 lm/W at nominal drive conditions*. In a convenient rigid form factor, the modules are designed to be readily combined with third party lens plates and drivers to ... Read more »

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Samsung LM561B+: Higher Quality Light Color for Premium Luminaires

Samsung LM561B+: Higher Quality Light Color for Premium Luminaires Samsung Electronics announced that LM561B+ is now offered with 3-step MacAdam ellipse bins and quarter bins across the range of all CCTs (from 2700 K to 6500 K), for use in premium luminaires. Read more »

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Cree XLamp XQ-A LED: Lower System Cost in Proven Ceramic XQ Pkg

Cree XLamp XQ-A LED: Lower System Cost in Proven Ceramic XQ Pkg The XLamp XQ-A LED brings a mid-power, cost-effective option to the proven, compact ceramic XQ package, enabling lighting manufacturers to quickly expand their product portfolio by leveraging a common XQ design. Unlike plastic mid-power LEDs, the ceramic-based XQ-A LEDs are designed to deliver the ... Read more »

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