Products, Materials & Tools | Feb 25, 2014

GLT Introduces New Light Guide with Different Bi-Polar Emission Pattern

GLT can produce a light guide that will produce a “batwing” distribution in the upward direction, while maintaining a more direct distribution in the downward direction Global Lighting Technologies (GLT), the world leader in edge-lit, LED-based light guides for general illumination, has introduced a new light guide that produces distinct customized emission patterns of light from the top and bottom surface. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Feb 14, 2014

Welcome To the New Series of Luna Optical Diffusers by Khatod

Luna optical diffusers apply and implement the new Photoluminescence Technology based on aluminates, inorganic materials, for new frontiers of design Through the continual exploration of new areas of application for the LED Technology, Khatod is proud to introduce new innovative, and why not, also appealing products for his customers. Luna optical diffusers apply and implement the new photoluminescence technology based on aluminates, inorganic materials, for new frontiers of design. Basing on the photoluminescence technology, Luna optical diffusers can be used in a variety of applications. They are perfect wherever a uniform soft light is required, while offering the exclusive property to glow on in the dark even when the lighting fixture hosting Luna is switched off. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Feb 11, 2014

Goodbye Cables – PRIMESYM, ALANOD's Easier and Quicker System Approach

For luminaire manufacturers PRIMESYM means a more streamlined production process and fewer components. LED luminaires can be designed and produced more easily and more quickly At Light+Building 2014 ALANOD® will launch PRIMESYM, a completely new composite for LED luminaires which enables luminaire manufacturers to greatly simplify their production processes. An innovative combination of reflector sheets and conductor paths will make it possible to mount LED modules onto pre-manufactured reflector sheet carrier plates easily and quickly. The reflector is made of high-quality material from ALANOD. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Jan 28, 2014

Nactus Goes Beyond: Nactus Smart - 4 Lens Module - Will Exceed Your Expectations

Nactus maximizes the lighting beam through its optics Nactus Smart- square modules, 55.88 mm side – made of 4 optics. Many models available. Every model performs a typical lighting pattern. Countless opportunities to realize different lighting fixtures: • Choose the model that suits your fixture and create your single-module lighting structure. • Assemble a number of same models or different models in the same structure, and create lighting fixtures of desired dimensions and configurations. Perfect for Wide Area Lighting. The only request is your creativity. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Jan 02, 2014

Bicom Optics - LED Blowing Bulbs

Bicom can complete the optical design for products like this within three days and prototype molding in another two days In 2014, Bicom Optics continues to make a breakthrough in LED Bulb Cover. Recently, Bicom Optics have launched a few new blowing blubs. They have different shapes and sizes, which can match with many kinds of LEDs, use UV-stabilized optical-grade PC. The efficiency is up to 90%. These new products adopt the method of injection blow molding process, with fully automatic production. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Nov 25, 2013

Zoom & Autofocus Lenses from Khatod Enable to Vary the Beam Angles in a Range from 11° to 45°

 Zoom & Autofocus Lenses from Khatod provide the designers of lighting fixtures with unique optical solutions that far exceed the normal performances of standard lenses Zoom & Autofocus Lenses , available in Ø 45 mm . Equipped with a Moving Lenslet Array (MLA) , execute Zoom and Autofocus performances in a wide range of applications. The beam angles vary in a range from 11° beam when the MLA is nearly in contact with the lens, up to 45°wide beam when the MLA is made sliding over the lens. Reach a high optical efficiency over 90% by preserving a perfect light layout in the full range of the beam angles, also in color mixing applications. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Nov 25, 2013

LED Engin Combines Its Compact LZ4-Plus Emitter with Gaggione's 8° to 45° Zoom Optics

LED Engin, Inc., a leader in high flux density LED products, announces a combination of LZ4-Plus emitters and Gaggione 8 to 45-degree zoom optics that produces class-leading candela/lumen performance, beam quality and control. LED Engin's LZ4-Plus are compact, 4-die RGBW emitters for wash lamps and follow spots. They can be driven to 1.5A per die to produce 30% higher output than rival products. Matched to the Gaggione lenses, this technology enables luminaire manufactures to design much smaller, lighter and more powerful products than have been possible until now. The resulting entertainment luminaires will help lighting designers create stunning effects by delivering amazingly bright, smooth, flat, progressive beams that feature soft yet clearly defined edges over the full color spectrum. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Nov 25, 2013

Dow Corning's Newest Moldable Optical Silicone Further Expands Options for More Energy Efficient and Reliable LED Lighting Designs

Dow Corning, a global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, introduced new Dow Corning® MS-2002 Moldable White Reflector Silicone here at Strategies in Light Europe 2013. This highly reflective white material extends the excellent photo-thermal stability and high-moldability that typifies Dow Corning's award-winning optical-grade Moldable Silicone family to the reflective elements of LED lamp and luminaire applications. Dow Corning MS-2002 Moldable White Reflector Silicone targets reflectivity as high as 98 percent to help further boost light output from LED devices, improve overall energy efficiency and prolong device reliability. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Oct 21, 2013

Bicom's LED Blowing Bulbs

Bicom's blowing blubs are offered in different sizes and shapes In new year, Bicom Optics continue to make a breakthrough in LED Bulb Cover. Recently, Bicom Optics have launched a few new blowing blubs. They have different shapes and sizes, which can match with many kinds of LEDs, use UV-stabilized optical-grade PC. The efficiency is up to 90%. These new products adopt the method of injection blow molding process, with fully automatic production. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Sep 18, 2013

Newest from Khatod: Exclusive Strip Lenses Performing Precise symmetric and asymmetric Beam Angles

Khatod  Strip Lenses are realized in 2 Beam Angles - symmetric & asymmetric Fit for most of the SMD LEDs & HB LEDs used to build long lighting strips. Excellent performance with white or color LEDs; real TIR lenses; High-Precision Injection Moulded. Butted up together produce a continuous smooth lighting, enable to realize desired lengths by multiples of 200mm Strip Lenses. Also, Khatod offers the opportunity to test them now! On request the symmetric and asymmetric Strip Lenses can be supplied with proper aluminum extrusions… you just need to plug and play them! Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Aug 12, 2013

LEDiL Introduces the Veronica Family to Protect LEDs from Harsh Environments

With different light distribution options, LEDiLs new Veronica also offers provides a sealing surface to protect LEDs LEDiL’s new Veronica family represents an innovative way of designing TIR optics. A single molded piece that triples as an optical element, structural holder and a sealing surface. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Aug 08, 2013

Pixelligent Technologies Expands PixClear™ Product Family with Two New Formulations

PixClear™ (right) dispersed nanocrystals are highly transparent at visible wavelengths Pixelligent Technologies, the leading manufacturer of nanocrystal dispersions for demanding applications in the electronics and semiconductor markets, announces the addition of three new products to its PixClear™ Zirconia nanocrystal family – PixClear™-PG and PixClear™-PN formulations, and PixClear™ 4CAP. The two new formulations will provide device manufacturers with additional light management solutions for numerous display and lighting applications. The launch of PixClear™ 4CAP is a collection of our four most requested formulations that customers can use to accelerate the down-select process for their application requirements. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Jul 30, 2013

Khatod Announces Clean Rectangular Beam Lens

Khatod's new Clean Rectangular Beam Lens is usefull for different applications and intended to provide a high quality illumination and not for focusing a single individual point The newest Single Lenses from Khatod, able to perform a superior Clean Rectangular Beam, are high efficiency lenses designed for use with the most popular existing LEDs references of latest generation. Clean Rectangular Beam Lens Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Jul 22, 2013

Bicom Offers 300° T8 and T5 LED Replacement Tube Covers

Bicom’s LED tubes offer a 300° light distribution, therefore offer almost the same properties like traditional fluorescent tubes do Bicom Optics is one of the first enterprises that became involved in optical studies, lens design and product development of the LED lens. Recently, Bicom Optics have successfully developed a T8 and T5 tube. - The light angle of traditional fluorescent tubes is 360 degrees. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Jul 15, 2013

Khatod Introduces the Newest Ultra Narrow Punch Beam Lenses Performing an Exceptional 3° Beam Angle

Optical project, moulding and tooling realization, and production 100% in house, made in Italy The Ultra Narrow Punch Beam Lenses from Khatod are high efficiency TIR lenses, designed for use with the most popular existing LEDs of latest generation. Collimate the light coming from the LED into a perfect ultra narrow beam that maximizes the usable lumens in the target area. Excellent for many new lighting applications requiring an enhanced focal depth. Available in 3 different diameters - 50.0mmØ; 46.8mØ; 35.0mmØ. 3 pins on the lens bottom allow a precise and robust mounting onto the LED. Read more »

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Nichia Showcases LEDs with 'Light so Good'

Nichia Showcases LEDs with 'Light so Good' At Light + Building 2020 held in Frankfurt, Nichia – the leader in high-performance LED solutions – reveals it will present at least three complementary technologies to improve the delivery of light quality under an over-arching banner of 'Light so Good'. Read more »

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Future Lighting Solutions Launches Offline Lighting System Selector Mobile App for iOS and Android

Future Lighting Solutions Launches Offline Lighting System Selector Mobile App for iOS and Android Future Lighting Solutions (FLS), a leading provider of solid-state lighting, engineering expertise and design tools, is proud to announce the launch of their new offline Lighting System Selector for iOS and Android devices. Read more »

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Researchers from Hokkaido University Let Europium Shine Brighter

Researchers from Hokkaido University Let Europium Shine Brighter A stacked nanocarbon antenna makes a rare earth element shine 5 times more brightly than previous designs, with applications in molecular light-emitting devices. - The europium Eu(III) complex with nanocarbon antenna emitting fine red light. Read more »

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Zhaga Summit – September 23rd in Bregenz

Zhaga Summit – September 23rd in Bregenz Luger Research and Zhaga are proud to announce that the 2020 LpS/TiL conference will host a Zhaga Summit. This one-day event will provide application-driven introductions to the latest Zhaga standards, review their market reception, and solicit inputs from the specifier community through workshops. Read more »

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CIE Announces Availability of New Documentation: Test Method for OLED Luminaires and OLED Light Sources

CIE Announces Availability of New Documentation: Test Method for OLED Luminaires and OLED Light Sources The new CIE International Standard S 025-SP1/E:2019 is a supplement to CIE S 025:2015 Test Method for LED Lamps, LED Luminaires and LED Modules specifies the requirements for measurement of electrical, photometric, and colorimetric quantities of OLED luminaires and OLED light sources. These sources ... Read more »

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Care, Caution & Awareness Are Needed When Using LED Lights

Care, Caution & Awareness Are Needed When Using LED Lights Kyra Xavia is a researcher, educator and investigative journalist based in New Zealand. Her roles as general secretary of the Light and Lighting Research Consortium (LLRC), delegate for the International Dark Sky Association (IDA), New Zealand Ambassador for Women in Lighting 2019, and co-leader of ... Read more »