Products, Materials & Tools | Apr 17, 2007

Seoul Semiconductor upgrades design and improves brightness of Acriche by 20% to 48 lm/W

acriche_upgrade-gif Seoul Semiconductor, the country`s leading LED producer and one of the ten largest in the world, released today Acriche 2W single emitter of octagon type, a brighter and new design of the innovative semiconductor lighting source that runs directly from AC power without converters. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Apr 16, 2007

LEXEDIS: “Zero Colour Bin”

macadam-20logo_lex-gif LEXEDIS Lighting demonstrates the superior quality of its new generation of light sources – XED – by announcing its High Efficiency Digital Light sources will be free of any colour binning in the white emission. Traditional white LED manufacturing processes result in multiple bins at each colour temperature for the customer. LEXEDIS has eliminated once and for all cumbersome colour binning by exceeding typical process capabilities. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Mar 28, 2007

Philips Lumileds announces release and immediate availability of LUXEON Rebel

rebel_1-gif San Jose, CA — Philips Lumileds today announced immediate availability of LUXEON Rebel power LEDs with new packaging technology that dramatically reduces the size of the LED and enables entirely new approaches to solid-state lighting design. Engineered for operation between 350 mA and 1000 mA, LUXEON Rebel is the first power LED to offer guaranteed minimum performance. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Mar 17, 2007

Philips Lumileds Discovers `Droop` Breakthrough with Its LED Technology

Philips Lumileds recently announced that it has fundamentally solved the problem of "droop," a phenomenon common to white power LEDs in which efficacy (lumens per watt) decreases as current increases. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Mar 06, 2007

First Components presents the industry's brightest single-chip LED with 250 lumens

edison_klc8-jpg Munich, First Components offers the KLC8 series from Edison Opto, a Taiwan based high-power LEDs packaging manufacturer. The new series presents the industry´s brightest single-chip LED with 250 lumens at a drive current of 1A. It also delivers unprecedented high luminous efficacy of 100 lumens/watt at 350mA, with a lifespan exceeds 50,000 hours. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Mar 01, 2007

New EZBright™ 700 LED power chip broadens Cree’s high-performance chip platform

DURHAM, NC, Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a leader in LED solid-state lighting components, today announced the release of its newest EZBright LED power chip. Read more »

| Feb 26, 2007

Hymite A/S announces innovative silicon-based packaging solution for high-volume production of high-brightness LEDs at low cost

hyled-gif Copenhagen, Denmark & Dallas, Texas USA--Danish-German technology company Hymite A/S, an innovative supplier of advanced wafer level packaging products for electronics, micromechanical and optoelectronics components, today announced HyLED, a silicon-based packaging solution for high-brightness light emitting diodes (HB LEDs) in multiple markets. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Feb 19, 2007

New super bright LED light source from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors: OSTAR Lighting breaks the 1000 lumen barrier

ostar-jpg With its new version of OSTAR Lighting, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors presents its first coldwhite LED to achieve more than 1000 lumen. This means it is brighter than a 50 W halogen lamp, making it ideal for a wide range of applications in the general lighting sector. Samples of the new OSTAR Lighting LED will be produced in the next three months. Market launch is planned for summer 2007. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Feb 14, 2007

More Power and High Brightness of PLCC- 4 Package

domiled-gif DOMINANT Semiconductors introduces the brightest single-chip high power LED of amber, orange and yellow in PLCC-4 package, which produce maximum light output of 7.4lm at an operating current of 50mA. The new amber, orange and yellow color of Power DomiLED is 50% brighter than its predecessor. Its high output enables more extensive use and offers the perfect choice of LEDs for a wide range of applications. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Feb 09, 2007

Vishay releases new Sapphire-Based, high-intensity white SMD LED series in PLCC-2 package

vishay-gif MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA — To meet the increasing demand for white SMD LEDs, Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today released a new series of sapphire-based, high-intensity white SMD LEDs that offer highly efficient InGaN technology at a very low price. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Feb 06, 2007

5mm RGB LED for color mixing applications from Marktech Optoelectronics

cotco-jpg Latham, New York: Marktech Optoelectronics announced the availability of its versatile LC503NPP-20H-A3, 4-Lead, RGB solid-state light source from Cotco. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Jan 25, 2007

Philips Lumileds shatters 350 mA performance records with 115 lm/Watt LED

San Jose, California — Philips Lumileds, the pioneer and the leader in high-power LED technology, announced today new performance records for high-power white LEDs. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Jan 16, 2007

EVERLIGHT is introducing a spectacular small and high efficient SMT High Power-LED

everlight-jpg EVERLIGHT, major Taiwanese LED packaging manufacturer of various kinds of LEDs, has released its new EHP-C04 series. EVERLIGHT is well known as one of the leading LED suppliers of different LED packages like ChipLEDs, TopLEDs and High-Power LEDs. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Dec 21, 2006

Nichia achieved 150lm/W white LED development

White LEDs made from the combination of blue LED and phosphor introduced by Nichia in 1996 enabled LEDs to be developed as the highest efficacy light source. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Dec 21, 2006

Edison Opto has introduced a 100 Watt single-package LED

edison-100w-gif After the introduction of the 50W ultra high power single-package LED at the Photonics Festival - LED Lighting Taiwan in May 2006, Edison Opto will be introducing another ultra high power 100W single-packaged LED at the Taipei International Convention Center on December 26th., as well as its latest addition to the high power LEDs. Read more »

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Cree Launches Industry’s Highest Efficacy 90 CRI COB LEDs

Cree Launches Industry’s Highest Efficacy 90 CRI COB LEDs Cree, Inc. announces the XLamp® eTone™ LEDs, a breakthrough set of chip-on-board (COB) LEDs that delivers beautiful 90 color rendering index (CRI) light quality at the same efficacy as today’s standard 80 CRI LEDs. Delivering up to 155 lumens per watt (LPW) at 3000 K CCT, 85°C, Cree’s new eTone COB ... Read more »

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Luminus Gen 4 COBs: 70W CMH Spots Finally Meet Their Match

Luminus Gen 4 COBs: 70W CMH Spots Finally Meet Their Match Luminus Devices latest, fourth generation chip-on-board LED technology (Gen 4) will open new opportunities in retail lighting and a wide range of indoor and outdoor lighting applications. Luminus Gen 4 COB technology combines significant improvements in efficacy, flux density, high maximum drive ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting

High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP as one of the leading partners for research and development for surface technologies and organic electronics and Sefar AG, a leading manufacturer of precision fabrics from monofilaments, developed a roll-to-roll ... Read more »

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