Products, Materials & Tools | Sep 06, 2016

Seoul Semiconductor Announces Mass Production of Improved WICOP LED

Seoul Semiconductor Announces Mass Production of Improved WICOP LED Seoul Semiconductor announced that they are currently mass producing new products with a luminous efficiency of 210 lm/W (350 mA) called “WICOP”. As a product that is composed of a LED chip and phosphor only, it does not require packaging for wrapping the chip, such as frames and gold wires, etc. Therefore, this is a new concept LED product which does not require equipment or parts which need to be packaged, something that used to be deemed essential for LED manufacturing. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Sep 01, 2016

Cree® XLamp® MHB-B LED for High Performance Lighting

Cree® XLamp® MHB-B LED for High Performance Lighting The XLamp® MHB-B LED is a new high-power LED that enables a more effective way to deliver lower system costs for high lumen, high efficiency applications designed to meet the new DLC 4.0 Premium requirements. The ceramic MHB-B LEDs combine high light output, high efficacy and high reliability to enable high lumen LED designs that are not possible with mid-power LEDs. The MHB-B LEDs have LM-80 data available delivering L90 lifetime projections of 60,000 hours at 105°C. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Sep 01, 2016

Lumileds FreshFocus Technology™ for Freshest Vegetable & Fruit Appearance

Lumileds FreshFocus Technology™ for Freshest Vegetable & Fruit Appearance Lumileds revealed its FreshFocus Technology for produce, LEDs to showcase fruit and vegetables in their freshest and most appealing state. FreshFocus Technology is part of the LUXEON Stylist Series, Lumileds transformative line of LEDs designed to provide the perfect lighting environment to sell products in fashion retail stores, fresh food markets and restaurants. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Aug 11, 2016

Light Avenue Widens Portfolio to Offer High Voltage LED Chips

Light Avenue Widens Portfolio to Offer High Voltage LED Chips Light Avenue offers two new blue Led dice emitting at typ. 460 nm and typ. 5500-6000 mW @700 respectively @525 mA measurement current. The high voltage LED chip is suitable for general lighting applications like track lights or high bay lighting applications. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Aug 05, 2016

New Cree® MHB-B LED Lowers System Costs for High Performance Lighting Applications

New Cree® MHB-B LED Lowers System Costs for High Performance Lighting Applications Cree, Inc. introduces the XLamp® MHB-B LED, a new high-power LED that enables a more effective way to deliver lower system costs for high lumen, high efficiency applications designed to meet the new DesignLights Consortium® (DLC) 4.0 Premium requirements. Leveraging key elements of Cree’s SC5 Technology™ Platform, the ceramic MHB-B LEDs combine high light output, high efficacy and high reliability to enable high lumen LED designs that are not possible with mid-power LEDs. The MHB-B LED delivers up to 931 lumens at 85°C and 13 percent higher LPW than the MHB-A LED in the same 5 x 5 mm package, allowing lighting manufacturers to quickly increase performance for existing MHB designs without any additional investment. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Aug 03, 2016

Honglitronic COB: High Luminous Efficacy 155 lm/W

Honglitronic COB: High Luminous Efficacy 155 lm/W Nowadays, the requirement of light quality is growing out of nothing, from low to high in the lighting market. No matter commercial lighting, or the access to home lighting, the demand of high-end lighting source is increasing. Therefore, we should focus more on the quality of light while improving the luminous efficacy and saving energy. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Aug 01, 2016

Cree's New High Efficacy XT-E LED Delivers 25 Percent Higher LpW

Cree's New High Efficacy XT-E LED Delivers 25 Percent Higher LpW The new high efficacy XLamp® XT-E LED provides a guaranteed minimum efficacy of 164 LpW at 85°C and 350mA, making 130 LPW or higher at the system level achievable under real operating conditions. The enhanced XT-E LED improves the brightness, voltage characteristics and optical performance in the proven 3.45 x 3.45 mm XT package. XT-E LEDs have more than 10,000 hours of LM-80 data, delivering reported L90 lifetimes greater than 60,000 hrs, at 105°C, 1 A. Ideal for outdoor and high bay lighting. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Jul 26, 2016

Luxeon Stylist AtmoSphere Technology™ for the Perfect Restaurant Ambiance

Luxeon Stylist AtmoSphere Technology™ for the Perfect Restaurant Ambiance Lumileds, the global leader in light engine technology, today announced Luxeon LEDs with AtmoSphere Technology, which can be used to create the ideal ambiance for restaurants and other hospitality venues, making customers feel cozy, comfortable and relaxed. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Jul 19, 2016

The First New Stylist Series Member Lumileds CrispColor Technology™ Arrived

The First New Stylist Series Member Lumileds CrispColor Technology™ Arrived Lumileds, the global leader in light engine technology, today introduced chip on board arrays that use the innovative CrispColor Technology to deliver rich, saturated colors. Part of the extensive Luxeon Stylist Series, this new approach to lighting caters specifically to fashion retail, delivering a stunning palette to display merchandise more attractively. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Jul 12, 2016

Lumileds Introduces Luxeon Stylist Series to Boost Sales and Increase Customer Loyalty

Lumileds Introduces Luxeon Stylist Series to Boost Sales and Increase Customer Loyalty Lumileds, the global leader in light engine technology, today introduces the Luxeon Stylist Series, the industry’s first and only series of LEDs engineered to provide the perfect lighting environment to sell products in fashion retail stores, fresh food markets and restaurants. The Stylist Series is built on four proprietary technologies designed to entice customers and keep them coming back - CrispWhite Technology, CrispColor Technology™, FreshFocus Technology™ and AtmoSphere Technology™. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Jul 01, 2016

Cree's New High Efficacy XT-E LED Delivers 25 Percent Higher LpW

Cree's New High Efficacy XT-E LED Delivers 25 Percent Higher LpW The new high efficacy XLamp® XT-E LED provides a guaranteed minimum efficacy of 164 LpW at 85°C and 350mA, making 130 LPW or higher at the system level achievable under real operating conditions. The enhanced XT-E LED improves the brightness, voltage characteristics and optical performance in the proven 3.45 x 3.45 mm XT package. XT-E LEDs have more than 10,000 hours of LM-80 data, delivering reported L90 lifetimes greater than 60,000 hrs, at 105°C, 1 A. Ideal for outdoor and high bay lighting. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Jun 30, 2016

ROHM Expands Its Color Lineup of Class-Leading Thin, Compact LEDs

ROHM Expands Its Color Lineup of Class-Leading Thin, Compact LEDs ROHM Semiconductor recently added 7 new colors to its PICOLED™ series of low-profile, ultra-compact chip LEDs optimized for wearable tech, portable devices, and drones, allowing for greater color expression and improved design freedom. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Jun 29, 2016

Lumileds Expands and Improves Its Award Winning Luxeon C Color Line

Lumileds Expands and Improves Its Award Winning Luxeon C Color Line Lumileds, the global leader in light engine technology, today expanded its line of Luxeon C Color LEDs to a total of 12 colors (and 8 whites), making it the industry’s broadest line of color LEDs available. The Luxeon C Color Line is an optically advanced portfolio of LEDs that enables flawless color mixing because the focal length of each LED is identical, enabling maximum optical efficiency in design. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Jun 24, 2016

Ampel Inc. Receives UL Certification for Full Range of Aismalibar IMS Materials

Ampel Inc. Receives UL Certification for Full Range of Aismalibar IMS Materials Ampel Inc. has received their UL listing for Aismalibar’s full range of Insulated Metal Substrate materials. The certification allows Ampel to UL stamp their products using the entire line of Aismalibar materials which includes ALCUP-G 1.3w, ALCUP 1.8w, HTC 2.2w and HTC 3.2w. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Jun 21, 2016

Cree Expands Portfolio of LEDs for Horticulture Lighting

Cree Expands Portfolio of LEDs for Horticulture Lighting Cree expands its industry-leading portfolio of LEDs optimized for horticulture lighting with the introduction of the new Cree XLamp XQ-E Photo Red LED. The XQ-E Photo Red LED is capable of providing very high levels of growth-promoting light wavelengths from a footprint that is less than one-third the size of its closest competitor with similar output. The new XQ-E LED extends the family of smallest LEDs optimized for horticulture and enables lighting manufacturers to reduce the size of luminaires and lower their system cost. Read more »

EDITORIAL

EuControls Introduces Its Zigbee Compatible Ceiling Mount Multi-Sensor 810-PLT-DZB

EuControls Introduces Its Zigbee Compatible Ceiling Mount Multi-Sensor 810-PLT-DZB EuControls is excited to announce the addition of a compact ceiling mount multi-sensor/controller to its growing wireless lighting controls product portfolio. The S810-PLT-DZB is a unique Zigbee compatible energy management device aimed at new and retrofit indoor lighting projects that require ... Read more »

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Selecting the UV LED Wavelength for Purification Applications

Selecting the UV LED Wavelength for Purification Applications Patrick Durand is the Worldwide Technical Director at Future Lighting Solutions (FLS) with over 15 years of experience in the solid state lighting industry. Patrick leads the FLS Technical Marketing teams and FLS laboratory teams located in multiple regions around the world with the objective of ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

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 »