Products, Materials + Tools | Dec 13, 2007

Vishay Releases Mid Power SMD LEDs in CLCC-6 Flat Ceramic Package

vishay_vlmx6x-gif Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today released the industry.s first series of high-intensity yellow, amber, and white power SMD LEDs in the CLCC-6 flat ceramic package to offer low thermal resistance of 40 K/W or 60 K/W and high optical power from 2800 mcd to 9000 mcd for thermal-sensitive applications. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Dec 11, 2007

Seoul Semiconductor Introduces the World’s Thinnest Patent Pending High-Brightness Chip-LED at 0.17mm

ssc_wh108_sm-jpg Seoul Semiconductor, one of the world’s leading LED manufacturers, announced today that it has launched the world’s thinnest chip-LED at 0.17mm, capable of producing more than two times the brightness of existing chip-LEDs. Seoul Semiconductor has applied for a patent for its new chip. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Dec 04, 2007

Avago Technologies Introduces New Competitively Priced Low-Power Red, Green, Blue and Amber Compact LED Lamps

avago_asmt_bx20-jpg Avago Technologies, a leading supplier of analog interface components for communications, industrial and consumer applications, today introduced a new series of competitively priced high-brightness Red, Green, Blue and Amber subminiature light emitting diode (LED) lamps for use in a variety of industrial and consumer applications where space is limited. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Nov 22, 2007

OSRAM's New Diamond Dragon: So bright, so cool – even up to 175°C

os_diamond_dragon_new_sm-jpg At the start of 2008 OSRAM Opto Semiconductors will be launching a white super-bright LED by the name of Diamond Dragon. This LED combines impressive brightness of 250 lm (at 1.4 A) with a very low specific thermal resistance of 2.5 K/W, all in a SMT package. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Nov 21, 2007

Cree’s New Green XLamp XR-E LEDs Are 70 Percent Brighter

Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED solid-state lighting components, today announced commercial availability of green XLamp® XR-E LEDs that are 70-percent brighter than the company’s previous green power LEDs. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Nov 20, 2007

LEXEDIS Lighting announces the release of its high efficiency digital light source with high CRI: powerXED.

lex_powerxed_sm-jpg powerXED demonstrates all the benefits of the LEXEDIS XED range: smallest form factor, excellent thermal management and Chip in Silicon packaging. These properties are now further enhanced by a Colour Rendering Index (CRI) of up to 90 in the warm white range. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Nov 15, 2007

Philips Lumileds launches new LUXEON® K2 with TFFC, the industry’s first 1A LED

luxeon_k2tffc_sm-jpg Philips Lumileds today announced its new cool-white LUXEON K2 with TFFC LED as the first of a new class of products that will deliver more light, higher efficacy, and lower the cost of light. Chip and packaging advancements enabled these extended capabilities that deliver maximum performance in any environment. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Nov 14, 2007

LedEngin, Inc. Announces Production Release of Its 10-Watt ``RGBA'' and Amber Products

ledeng_rgba10w-jpg LedEngin, Inc. today announced production availability of its 10-Watt multi-wavelength RGBA product. The LZ4-00MA10 LED emitter contains individually addressable red, green, blue and amber dies in an ultra small 7mm square power LED package. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Nov 08, 2007

Vishay Releases New Little Star® Family of Yellow, Amber, Warm White, and White 1-W LEDs in the SMD Power Package

vish_little_star_sm-gif Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today released a new family of yellow, amber, warm white, and white 1-W power SMD LEDs. The Little Star® VLMK71.., VLMY71.., VLMW71.. and VLMW711.. series offer a low thermal resistance of 18 K/W and 20 K/W, a high luminous intensity from 7150 mcd to 28500 mcd and high luminous flux from 21000 mlm to 97000 mlm for a wide range of applications. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Sep 24, 2007

Citizen Develops 540 lm White LED for Illumination

Citizen CL-L102-C7 white LED Citizen Electronics Co. Ltd. developed the CL-L102-C7 white LED series for illumination, which can provide a luminous flux of 540 lm at an input current of 700 mA. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Sep 20, 2007

New high brightness surface mount LEDs - exclusive to Rapid

rapid_2-gif A new range of high brightness LEDs from TruOpto has been introduced by Rapid. The LEDs are housed in industry standard PLCC-2 and PLCC-4 cases with luminous intensities of up to 750 millicandela. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Sep 19, 2007

Seoul Semiconductor’s Unveils World’s Highest Brightness Single LED at 420 Lumens

Seoul Semoconductor's new LED with 420 lumens Seoul Semiconductor (KOSDAQ; 046890), the eighth-largest LED manufacturer in the world, announced today that its R&D team has achieved the industry’s highest brightness single LED at 400lm. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Sep 13, 2007

Enhanced Version Of Acriche Delivers 50% Higher Brightness, More Competitive at 40% Lower Pricing

New Acriche package type emitting 200 lumens at 60lm/W Seoul Semiconductor (KOSDAQ; 046890), the eighth-largest LED manufacturer in the world, announced today worldwide release of an upgraded version of Acriche, the world’s first semiconductor lighting source for AC power outlets in US, Europe and Asia. The new Acriche, package type emitting 200 lumens, is being provided as an emitter with features including higher brightness of 200 lumens at 3.3 Watt, which is nearly 60 lm/W or 50% brighter than the version released last November. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Sep 04, 2007

EVERLIGHT announces worlds smallest surface mount, high-power LED

everl_ehp-c04-jpg Everlight EHP-C04 is a surface mount, high-power LED with the smallest 2.04x1.64mm dimension among the industry. The typical DC current is 350mA for 40lm/W and the max current 1A for pulse mode. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Sep 04, 2007

American Bright Optoelectronics Corporation introduces new brighter Super-Flux LEDs that meet SAE/ECE & JIS automotive color requirements

abright_superflux-jpg American Bright Optoelectronics introduced the new and improved BLF series of super-flux LEDs designed to meet the existing and future requirements of the automotive, signaling and sign industries. Read more »

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LumiTop 4000: Comprehensive Optical Wafer Testing for μLEDs

LumiTop 4000: Comprehensive Optical Wafer Testing for μLEDs Instrument Systems offers a unique camera-based measurement solution for μLED wafer testing that generates 2-dimensional, pixel-resolved optical analyses within given cycle times. The LumiTop 4000 has a resolution of 12 MP and can detect the smallest of defects and inhomogeneities on the wafer. ... 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 »

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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 »