More Museums Install Pioneering UV-Free  LED Technology

More Museums Install Pioneering UV-Free LED Technology

NICHIA, the leader in high brightness LED technologies, announces continued success with Optisolis – the world's first series of packaged LEDs and Chip-on-Board (COB) solutions that accurately mimics natural sunlight without producing any harmful ultraviolet (UV) light. The natural color rendering of Optisolis LEDs lets visitors experience artwork as the artist intended without degrading the work

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Cree® XLamp® High Current LED

Cree® XLamp® High Current LED

The XLamp High Current LED Array family is optimized for best-in-class lumen output, efficacy and reliability at high drive currents. XLamp CMA LEDs share the same package design and LES sizes as Cree's industry-leading CXA2 Standard Density LEDs, enabling lighting manufacturers to address a range of performance requirements for applications such as track, downlight and outdoor lighting using a single easy-to-use platform.

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Violumas improved output for their UVA 320– 410nm LEDs

Violumas improved output for their UVA 320– 410nm LEDs

Violumas recently announced a 30% increase in optical output for all UVA SMDs. This increase can be attributed to their "Index Match" technology. The standard product line has a default radiant angle of 60°, and custom optics can be fitted for angles of 30°, 60°, 90°, 120°, and flat. Violumas first revealed its surface-mount-device (SMD) product lineup with a focus on thermal dissipation at RadTech 2018 in Chicago, Illinois.

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LensVector Expands Dynamic Beam Shaping Lens Portfolio at LFI 2019

LensVector Expands Dynamic Beam Shaping Lens Portfolio at LFI 2019

LensVector is expanding its lens portfolio with the LensVector S2F Series that enables Dynamic Beam Shaping between a 15-degree spot and a 35-degree flood. The company's first offering, with a beam angle range of 5 to 50 degrees, is now the LensVector M2M Series. Additionally, LensVector now offers all lenses in a smaller, 35 mm, option that complements the current 48 mm and 65 mm lenses.

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SABIC  to Introduce Pioneering LEXAN™ DLCW Light Diffusing Technology

SABIC to Introduce Pioneering LEXAN™ DLCW Light Diffusing Technology

SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, will present the latest addition to its LEXAN™ sheet sign portfolio, LEXAN™ DLCW (Diffused Light Cool White), an advanced light diffusing polycarbonate sheet, at the International Sign Expo in Orlando, Fla., March 22-24. Featuring a special combination of high light diffusion and high transmission via an optimized surface texture and advanced diffuser technology, the extruded polycarbonate sheet delivers considerable advantages over traditional materials in terms of bright, uniform illumination, impact resistance, attractiveness and design freedom.

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EPtronics Expands UL Type HL Rated LED Drivers Portfolio

EPtronics Expands UL Type HL Rated LED Drivers Portfolio

EPtronics, Inc. (EPtronics) has expanded its LED driver selection for hazardous location luminaires by offering a complete line of high performance drivers from 25 W to 200 W output in constant current and constant voltage options. These LED optimized drivers are designed to operate inside HazLoc fixtures installed in dangerous or harsh locations. The LP, LD, LDAD, and LDHL Series EPtronics driver families are now UL Type HL rated, demonstrating product safety compliance when installed and operated in Class I, Division 2 Hazardous (Classified) Locations.

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Infineon Launches Digital, Single-Stage Quasi-Resonant Flyback LED Driver Controller, the XDPL8210

Infineon Launches Digital, Single-Stage Quasi-Resonant Flyback LED Driver Controller, the XDPL8210

Infineon Technologies AG releases a new LED driver IC to its XDP™ portfolio. The XDPL8210 is a constant current flyback IC with a high power factor and primary-side regulation. Key advantages of designing with XDPL8210 include outstanding functional performance for efficient designs as well as low bill-of-material (BOM) for small system cost and high flexibility. It enables excellent reliability for a long driver lifetime. For advanced products, the built-in features enable fast design cycles with little design efforts. The XDPL8210 is the best fit for innovative cost-effective, constant current, single-stage driver designs.

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Plasma Metallisation: Lumitronix Utilises Paper and PET as Printed Circuit Board

Plasma Metallisation: Lumitronix Utilises Paper and PET as Printed Circuit Board

In cooperation with its technology partners, the Swabian LED company Lumitronix succeeded in equipping plasma-metallised flexible printed circuit boards with electronic components. This is based on the one-of-a-kind process of plasma metallisation. The novel technology from the field of medical engineering turns a plurality of materials into electrically conducting and solderable printed circuit boards that were not suitable for an assembly with electronic components up to this point in time.

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TE Connectivity's LUMAWISE Endurance S - New Compact Solution to Zhaga Book 18 Compatibility

TE Connectivity's LUMAWISE Endurance S - New Compact Solution to Zhaga Book 18 Compatibility

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has introduced a new compact connectivity solution that matches a new standardized interface between an outdoor LED luminaire and a sensing/communication module that sits on the outside of the luminaire. TE´s LUMAWISE Endurance S connector system consists of a standardized interface connection according Zhaga Book 18 and includes a receptacle to be mounted on the luminary and a base-and dome combination to function as enclosure for the control-electronics.

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American Bright Introduces All-New 5mm Ultra-Slim Series

American Bright Introduces All-New 5mm Ultra-Slim Series

American Bright has introduced a brilliant new option to its already comprehensive line of flexible rope lighting with the AB-FH series of 5mm diffused side-emitting light. With its sleek dimensions and Ingress Protection rating of 67, adding light to almost any indoor and outdoor application is now possible. Select from either 12V DC or 24V DC with color options of white (warm, neutral or cool), green, blue, red, amber, RGB or RGB+IC.

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Bridgelux Achieves 200 lm/W with Third Generation EB Series™ Products

Bridgelux Achieves 200 lm/W with Third Generation EB Series™ Products

Bridgelux announced an expansion of its EB Series™ LED product family to include increased efficacy of up to 200 lumens/watt (lm/W), new 2700 K standard CCT options, new 90 CRI options, and new slim linear and square form factors. As a customizable emitter-on-board platform using Bridgelux surface mount device (SMD) LEDs, EB Series offers customers choice in form factors, color points and CRI options tailored to their specific project.

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Tridonic's New LED Modules Display Food, Clothing and Art in Fithful Colors

Tridonic's New LED Modules Display Food, Clothing and Art in Fithful Colors

When it comes to the presentation of goods, merchandise and works of art, the right lighting helps to create a special atmosphere and to delight viewers. However, different products, materials and colors require specific lighting moods. Tridonic offers a wide range of products for special lighting tasks, with the new LED modules in the seventh-generation SLE excite (EXC) series meeting the criteria for demanding applications in food, fashion and art.

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GlacialTech Announces New Igloo SS250 LED Flood Light SKD Kit

GlacialTech Announces New Igloo SS250 LED Flood Light SKD Kit

GlacialTech, the diversified LED technology provider, announces a new 250 W heatsink for outdoor flood light and available for single CoB or Multi-chip LEDs. The Igloo SS250 features an efficient heatsink with thermal resistance 0.235°C/W for Multi-chip LEDs and 0.263°C/W for single CoB. The Igloo SS250 with heat pipes design for single CoB to enhance the heat dissipation quickly.

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Most Thermally Efficient and Most Cost-Effective MCPCB Enters General Lighting Market

Most Thermally Efficient and Most Cost-Effective MCPCB Enters General Lighting Market

LED thermal management innovator Cambridge Nanotherm today launches Nanotherm MCPCB — the lighting industry’s most thermally-efficient and most cost-effective metal-clad PCB. Thanks to a recent technological breakthrough regarding the company’s patented electro-chemical process, which creates a 20μ-thick dielectric layer of alumina atomically bonded to the aluminium board, Cambridge Nanotherm has been able to radically drive down the cost of Nanotherm MCPCB, which is now available to customers at a lower cost but better efficiency than even the best MCPCBs on the market. Samples are available immediately.

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Gigahertz-Optik Updates MSC15 with Built-In Memory and Advanced Settings

Gigahertz-Optik Updates MSC15 with Built-In Memory and Advanced Settings

As part of a product update, the range of functions of the compact MSC15 spectral light meter has been extended. The device is particularly suited to the measurement of LED based lighting in terms of illuminance, spectrum, color, CRI, PAR and human centric lighting metrics.

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Xicato Releases Open Source Software for Future of Smart Buildings

Xicato Releases Open Source Software for Future of Smart Buildings

Xicato, the leading provider of highest quality light sources and smart building wireless controls, announced the official release of its XIG API (Xicato Intelligent Gateway application programming interface) to the software developer and system integration community under the standard MIT Free Open Source Software (FOSS) license. The XIG API enables configuration, control, monitoring, data reporting and data analytics of large networks of Bluetooth Mesh nodes installations that integrate lighting, sensors, switches, and audio-visual effects in any type of commercial or residential smart space.

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American Bright Optoelectronics Expands Its Family of IR Products to Cover Security, Remote Control, Appliance and Night Vision Applications

American Bright Optoelectronics Expands Its Family of IR Products to Cover Security, Remote Control, Appliance and Night Vision Applications

American Bright has introduced the most complete family of discrete infrared (IR) products in the industry, expanding its 20-year global leadership in the remote control and sensing markets. Product selection includes through-hole, surface mount (SMT) and PLCC variants of the industries’ most popular components.

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SETi and Seoul Viosys - Advanced UV LED Technology for Horticultural Applications

SETi and Seoul Viosys - Advanced UV LED Technology for Horticultural Applications

Sensor Electronics Technology, Inc, (SETi), a division of Seoul Semiconductor and Seoul Viosys are showcasing the LED industry's first product line encompassing the entire UV spectrum from 225nm to 405nm, developed for a range of applications, including horticultural lighting to enhance plant growth cycles and control diseases at LIGHTFAIR International 2019, at the Philadelphia Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA.

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Nationstar Overall Layout in UV LED Market

Nationstar Overall Layout in UV LED Market In August 2018, Nationstar set up the Non-visual Light Source Business Division, focusing on IR LED, UV LED, animal and plant lighting. Nationstar has been fully laid out on UVA/UVB/UVC. Since 2016, Nationstar has launched near-ultraviolet LED, deep-ultraviolet LED and modules, with wide wavelength ... Read more »

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High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting

High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP as one of the leading partners for research and development for surface technologies and organic electronics and Sefar AG, a leading manufacturer of precision fabrics from monofilaments, developed a roll-to-roll ... Read more »

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