Products, Materials + Tools | Aug 28, 2008

Vishay Releases Industry-First Amber,Yellow and White Power SMD LEDs in CLCC-2 Flat Ceramic Package

vishay_vlmk82-jpg Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today released the industry’s first series of high-intensity amber and yellow power SMD LEDs in the CLCC-2 flat ceramic package with driving currents up to 400 mA, and the industry's first series of high-intensity white power SMD LEDs in the CLCC-2 flat ceramic package. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Aug 25, 2008

In this light, NOCTRON has finalized another two of its developments and proven through qualified 3rd party testing that they are ready for mass production.

In this light, NOCTRON has finalized another two of its developments and proven through qualified 3rd party testing that they are ready for mass production. Saving energy has become a global issue and reducing the power consumption of lighting is a common goal. Exchanging incandescent Light against CFL (compact fluorescent lighting) is only a bridge to the future lighting technology known as LED (Light Emitting Diodes) lighting or Solid State Lighting (SSL). Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Aug 07, 2008

Cree Announces New XLamp® XP-E and XP-C LEDs

cree_xp_c-jpg Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, announces a new standard for lighting-class LEDs with the introduction of the XLamp® XP-E and XP-C LEDs. These breakthrough LEDs have the smallest footprint in the industry for lighting-class LEDs—providing the same high-quality lighting performance and proven reliability as Cree XR-E and XR-C LEDs in an 80-percent smaller package. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Aug 06, 2008

New Moonstone Low-Profile One Watt Power LED - Nominal 73lm/Watt and up to 95Lm/Watt

avago_moonstone05w_sm-jpg Avago Technologies, a leading supplier of analog interface components for communications, industrial and consumer applications, today announced the addition of a new 1-Watt warm white Moonstone™ power LED emitter for use in a variety of architectural, commercial, spot light, task, backlighting, and decorative lighting applications. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Jul 31, 2008

DOMINANT Presents White LED 1-Watt SPNovaLED Up to 100lm!

dominant_spnova_100lm_sm-jpg DOMINANT proudly presents a higher brightness white LED in the SPNovaLED-1 Watt product range. With an operating current of only 350mA, this new generation of a single chip, cool white, LED is specified with a luminous flux of 100lm/w max. and typical 90lm/w. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Jul 24, 2008

Seoul Semiconductors: High CRI, High Luminous Efficacy and High Reliability Top View LEDs

ssc_cwt722s_side_sm-jpg Seoul Semiconductor’s release of High CRI, High Luminous Efficacy and High Reliability Top View LEDs has gained rapid market acceptance. In addition to their high CRI, Seoul Semiconductor’s Top View LEDs have a luminous efficacy of 70lm/W and a life expectancy that exceeds 50,000 hrs. These new Top View LEDs enable lighting designers to achieve best-in-class indoor lighting. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Jul 17, 2008

Lumex Launches New High Power LED Technologies

lumex_hp_led_tech_sm-jpg Lumex announces the launch of two new high-power LED technologies, TitanBrite™ and SuperBeam™ that provide bright, intense light with low power consumption. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Jul 10, 2008

Avago Technologies Adds New Half-Watt White LEDs to Moonstone Series

avago_moonstone05w_sm-jpg Avago Technologies announced the addition of new half-watt cool white and warm white light emitting diodes (LEDs) to its series of Moonstone™ power LEDs. Available in one of the industry’s thinnest packages, Avago’s ASMT-Mx60 LED provides solid-state lighting application designers with a robust and reliable package that provides high brightness illumination and easy installation. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Jun 05, 2008

BRIDGELUX Begins Volume Shipment of Low Cost-Per-Lumen LED Chip, the NLX-5

bridgelux_sm-jpg Bridgelux, Inc., a leading supplier of energy-saving LED technology for high-volume, solid-state lighting markets, today announced commercial availability of its new NLX-5 high-power gallium nitride (GaN) LED chip. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Jun 02, 2008

SDK Starts Shipment of 80 lm/W Ultrabright AlGaInP Red LED Chips

sd_red_chips_sm-jpg Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) has started commercial shipment of aluminum-gallium-indium-phosphide (AlGaInP) ultrabright red LED chips with luminous efficiency of 80 lumen per watt. The luminous efficiency of the new product represents a 40% improvement over SDK’s existing grade and the highest level on the world market as of today to the best of our knowledge. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | May 29, 2008

Optek Adds 1W Star Series LEDs for Architectural & General Illumination

optek_star_sm-jpg Providing lighting design engineers with a versatile, integrated solution for high luminous flux LED lighting, TT electronics OPTEK Technology has developed a complete series of 1W single-LED assemblies on metal-core PC boards. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | May 29, 2008

LUXEON Rebel Enables Highly Efficient Modules for Building Solid-State Recessed Lighting

phil_fortimo_module_sm-jpg New, highly efficient solid-state lighting solutions for the general lighting market are now available with the North American debut of Philips Fortimo and Lexel downlight modules using LUXEON Rebel power LEDs. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | May 29, 2008

Cree Extends Lighting-Class XLamp LED Performance with Multi-Chip Package

cree_xlamp_mce_sm-jpg Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, announces that it is demonstrating the newest addition to its industry-leading XLamp® LED family—the XLamp MC-E LED—at LIGHTFAIR International in Las Vegas, N.V., May 28-30, 2008. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | May 09, 2008

Cree Expands XLamp® XR-C LED Family to Include Full Range of High-Performance Colors

cree_xrc_colour_sm-jpg Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, has expanded its family of XLamp® XR-C high-power LEDs to include Royal Blue, Blue, Green, Amber, Red-Orange and Red. These LEDs are available in production quantities. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | May 08, 2008

Avago Technologies: New Family of High-Brightness Surface Mount Tricolor LEDs

avago_asmt_ytb0xx_tricol_sm-jpg Avago Technologies, a leading supplier of analog interface components for communications, industrial and consumer applications, today introduced a new family of compact high-brightness tricolor surface mount (SMT) LEDs for indoor and outdoor full color signs and video displays. Read more »

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Lumileds Maximizes Field Usable Lumens: New LUXEON HL2X LED

Lumileds Maximizes Field Usable Lumens: New LUXEON HL2X LED Lumileds introduces the LUXEON HL2X, the ideal choice for roadway lighting and sports lighting fixtures with the highest flux and efficiency in an industry standard package. "With 318+ lumens at 700 mA and 85°C, LUXEON HL2X delivers more 'field usable lumens' for optical engineers to work with. ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

Australian Associated Press Recently Wrote: Red Light Could Improve Over-40s' Eyesight

Australian Associated Press Recently Wrote: Red Light Could Improve Over-40s' Eyesight A small LED torch that emits deep red light could help improve declining eyesight, scientists have said: A study by University College London, involving a small sample size of 24 people, has shown that staring at long wavelength light for three minutes every day can "significantly improve vision" ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

Signify Invests to Broaden Its UV-C Lighting Portfolio for Professional Disinfection

Signify Invests to Broaden Its UV-C Lighting Portfolio for Professional Disinfection Signify, the world leader in lighting, is increasing its UV-C lighting production capacity and expanding its UV-C product portfolio. The company is leveraging more than 35 years of expertise in UV-C lighting to address the growing global need for the disinfection of air, surfaces and objects. Read more »