Products, Materials + Tools | May 15, 2007

American Bright Optoelectronics Corporation announces new all metallic High Power LEDs with integrated optics

abright_hpl_sm-jpg American Bright brings industry leading High Power LED technology coupled with integrated optical designs that produce luminous flux in excess of 100 lumens per LED. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | May 14, 2007

Vishay Releases New Series of Ultrabright White SMD LEDs with 0603 Footprint

vishay_1-gif Vishay Releases New Series of Ultrabright White SMD LEDs with 0603 Footprint, the Industry’s Smallest for This Device Type. Cost-Effective Devices Feature High-Efficiency InGaN Technology; Offer High Luminous Intensity of 140 mcd to 280 mcd, and 1-kV ESD-Withstand Voltage. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | May 11, 2007

Extensive warm white LED portfolio for general lighting

osram_ww_sm-jpg Lots of different whites - Demand for warm white light for general lighting continues to be high. OSRAM Opto Semiconductors can supply LEDs to meet this demand. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | May 07, 2007

High–Power White LED Knocks Down General Illumination Barriers

ge_1-gif The exclusive, new VIO™ high–power white LED from Lumination, LLC, GE Consumer & Industrial's LED business, uses proprietary violet–chip technology to produce less than a 100–Kelvin color shift over a 50,000–hour rated life. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Apr 30, 2007

Philips Lumileds LUXEON K2 Warm and Neutral White LEDs

Warm White LUXEON K2 LED Philips Lumileds today announced immediate availability of warm-white and neutral-white LUXEON K2 emitters as well as a LUXEON K2 Star part that can be specified with any standard white emitter. The new white colors have typical correlated color temperatures (CCT) of 3000K and 4100K and a color rendering index (CRI) of 80 and 75 respectively. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Apr 20, 2007

Seoul Semiconductor Unveils Warm White Acriche of 42 lm/W

acrichwarm2_med-jpg Energy-Efficient Light Source Produces Near-Daylight Quality. - Seoul Semiconductor (KOSDAQ: 046890), a leading LED producer, announced that Acriche, the world’s first semiconductor lighting source for AC power outlets, can now achieve warm white of near-daylight quality, making it suitable for general and indoor lighting applications. Read more »

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 »

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 »