Products, Materials + Tools | Aug 30, 2007

Golden DRAGON® with lens for general lighting

golen-dragon_optik-jpg Depending on the lens used, the new Golden DRAGON® from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors is a strong light source for medium or flood beam characteristics with white or colored light. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Aug 27, 2007

New Ambient Light Sensing Photodiodes and Industry’s First High-Intensity Power SMD LEDs in CLCC6 Ceramic Package from Vishay

vishay_photosensor_sm-jpg Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) is broadening its Optoelectronics portfolio with the introduction of the first ambient light sensing photodiodes qualified to the AEC-Q101 standard, a reliability test qualification procedure for discrete semiconductors published by the Automotive Electronics Council. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Aug 20, 2007

Toshiba White LEDs from Marktech Provide Low Power Alternative to Conventional Lighting

toshiba_tl12w01-d-jpg Marktech announces that Toshiba has expanded its family of white LEDs with a new device that can provide a typical flux of 30lm from a drive current of only 250mA. The new TL12W01-D surface mount LED has dimensions of just 10.5mm x 5.0mm x 2.1mm and will be ideal for many domestic and commercial lighting applications that have conventionally used incandescent bulbs. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Aug 13, 2007

Dominant Semiconductors introduces improved With Warm White SPNovaLED

dominant_wwspnova1_sm-jpg With the on going demand of highly efficient light source, extremely long life hours of source are required. Our SPNovaLED product range has proven track record to produce this ideal light source in various lighting applications such as architecture and general lighting. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Aug 08, 2007

NOW TOSHIBA s NEW GENERATION WHITE LEDS ARE TWICE AS BRIGHT

toshiba-20tlwk1100b_2-jpg New LED delivers typical luminous intensity levels of 1500mcd from a drive current of only 20mA. They provide twice the brightness of Toshiba's previous generation devices and are among the brightest white LEDs in the industry. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Aug 03, 2007

LedEngin, Inc. announces production release of its next generation of UV, multi-wave length and UV based products

ledengine_uv-jpg LedEngin, Inc. today announced production availability of its 5W, 10W and 15W UV based multi-wave length products. The UV wavelength of these products ranges from 390nm to 410nm. LedEngin's patent pending surface mount ceramic package and glass lens has been designed to provide for unparalleled optical and thermal performance while meeting the industry toughest reliability standards. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Jul 19, 2007

HPLighting released the world's smallest size All-Metal SMD high power 4040 RAMBO series LED

hpl_rambo_sm2-jpg HPLighting, a pioneer for LED package design & manufacture company, has launched a new type patented All-Metal (Al/Cu) SMD high power LED, named 4040 RAMBO series package with the industry’s best Lumen/Area, Lumen/Package, Performance /Cost. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Jul 18, 2007

EPISTAR ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF ITS NEW PHOENIX AND AQUARIUS PRODUCTS

Epistar Corporation announced today that it has introduced its new Phoenix and Aquarius lines of ultra-bright AlGaInP LEDs. These new products offer increased performance over Epistar’s previous MB, OMA and GB products, and they have been specifically designed so that they are not subject to the recent Limited Exclusion Order issued by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). With these products, Epistar continues to provide its customers a complete line of high-performance, cost effective AlGaInP LEDs. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Jul 11, 2007

LUXEON Rebel sets new performance levels using Thin Film Flip Chip Technology (TFFC): 90 and 100 lumen minimums at 350mA available now

rebel_1-gif LUXEON Rebel LEDs delivering minimum flux levels of 90 lumens and 100 lumens of cool-white light are immediately available. Philips Lumileds has pre-positioned volumes of product worldwide with Future Lighting Solutions so that anyone, anywhere, can order min 90 and/or min 100 parts for immediate delivery and begin developing lighting solutions with the brightest and most efficient power LED light sources available. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Jul 09, 2007

Avago Technologies Announces Moonstone Warm White Power LED for Solid-State Lighting Applications

avago_asmt-my00-jpg New 1-Watt High Brightness LED Features Low-Profile Design, Low Thermal Resistance, and Superior Moisture Sensitivity for Easy Installation. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Jul 05, 2007

Avago Technologies Introduces Power PLCC-4 Surface Mount LEDs with 50-Degree Lens

avago_smt-jpg Avago Technologies, a leading supplier of analog interface components for communications, industrial and consumer applications, today announced a new line of high brightness red, amber, and orange PLCC-4 surface mount technology (SMT) LEDs for use in interior and exterior automotive and electronic signs and signals applications. These competitively priced top-mounted lensed LEDs provide high reliability, a narrow 50-degree viewing angle and a matched radiation pattern. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Jul 05, 2007

Flash LEDs Reach High Resolution Level of Xenon Lamp for Digital Cameras

flash-20led-ssc_sm-jpg Seoul Semiconductor (KOSDAQ: 046890), one of the ten largest LED manufacturers in the world, announced today that it has launched a super bright and ultra-mini flash LED that will replace xenon lamps which are generally used as a flash light source for digital cameras or 5 mega pixel camera phones. Seoul Semiconductor's Flash LEDs will be applied to digital camera's flashes of a global digital camera manufacturer. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Jun 28, 2007

Cree Announces Breakthrough 100-Lumen XLamp LEDs Available in Volume Quantities

cree-xlamp-jpg DURHAM, Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED solid-state lighting components, today announced commercial availability of XLamp® LEDs with minimum luminous flux of 100 lumens at 350 mA. XLamp LEDs are the first LEDs to be available in volume with this level of performance. This advance sets a new standard in lighting-class LED brightness and efficiency. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Jun 22, 2007

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

cree_xre_2-jpg DURHAM, NC, — Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED solid-state lighting components, today announced commercial release of blue XLamp® XR-E LEDs that are 70-percent brighter than the company’s previous blue power LEDs. The new blue XR-E produces maximum luminous flux of 42 lumens at 350 mA. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | May 19, 2007

Lumi-tech releases SSE phosphor for white LEDs

Lumi-tech Co. Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan) has started marketing of phosphor SSE for white LED packaging. This phosphor is made on silicate system so it doesn’t have garnet structure like YAG. Read more »

FEATURED

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 »

FEATURED

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 »