Tools | Test Equipment | Spectroradiometer | Apr 03, 2017

New GL SPECTIS 1.0 Touch FLICKER Spectrometer Captures Flicker Measurements

New GL SPECTIS 1.0 Touch FLICKER Spectrometer Captures Flicker Measurements With new LED lighting applications, the problem of flicker in slow-motion video has resurfaced. There was a time when this was a very common phenomenon with fluorescent lighting, but as technical improvements were made to the ballasts, the problem was largely eliminated. Today the main source of such flicker is LED lighting with particular drivers supplying power to the lights. At sports facilities, having optimal illumination and minimal flicker in the lights are important factors to consider when installing LED lighting. The lighting at FC Chelsea's famous Stamford Bridge stadium (Fulham, London, England) was recently replaced with LED lighting that creates unique illumination effects and dazzeling light displays. Read more »

Featured | Tools | Engineering | Simulation Tools | Horticulture | Apr 01, 2017

Lumileds Launched Horticulture Lighting Calculator

Lumileds Launched Horticulture Lighting Calculator Lumileds introduced an online calculator that fixture manufacturers can use to more quickly optimize the design of their grow lights. The calculator allows the user to input various LED combinations and operating conditions to generate the spectral power distribution, photosynthetic photon flux (PPF), and power usage of a fixture using Lumileds LUXEON SunPlus Series LEDs. Read more »

Tools | Test Equipment | Calibration | Mar 24, 2017

Instrument Systems Expands Series of Calibration Standards

Instrument Systems Expands Series of Calibration Standards Instrument Systems unveils a new calibration standard of the ACS-570 series. Together with the PSU 10 controller, the Munich-based manufacturer of light measurement technology offers its own all-in-one solution for the calibration of luminous flux and luminous intensity of measurement systems. Read more »

Tools | Test Equipment | Integrating Spheres | Feb 01, 2017

Ophir® Expands Series of Precisely Calibrated Integrating Spheres

Ophir® Expands Series of Precisely Calibrated Integrating Spheres MKS Instruments, Inc., a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, announces new additions to the Ophir® Integrating Sphere series of products. Designed for measuring divergent and collimated light sources, such as laser diodes and LEDs, the Ophir Integrating Spheres are integrating sphere and photodiode sensor systems for measuring the optical power of divergent, narrowband light sources. The series includes three precisely calibrated spheres that measure powers from 20 nW to as high as 30 W. Read more »

Tools | Engineering | Simulation Tools | Horticulture | Jan 17, 2017

Lumileds Launches Horticulture Lighting Calculator to Accelerate Grow Light Development

Lumileds Launches Horticulture Lighting Calculator to Accelerate Grow Light Development Lumileds today introduced an online calculator that fixture manufacturers can use to more quickly optimize the design of their grow lights. The calculator allows the user to input various LED combinations and operating conditions to generate the spectral power distribution, photosynthetic photon flux (PPF), and power usage of a fixture using Lumileds LUXEON SunPlus Series LEDs. Read more »

Tools | Test Equipment | Goniospectrometer | Jan 13, 2017

Labsphere Launches Type D Benchtop Goniospectrometer

Labsphere Launches Type D Benchtop Goniospectrometer Labsphere, Inc. has released its newest light metrology solution, a full feature Type D Goniospectrometer that fits securely on a lab bench. Labsphere provides innovative solutions for a wide range of applications including LED/SSL lighting, remote sensing, imager/consumer camera, automotive, defense and security, health and biomedical optics to both Production and Research environments. Read more »

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Nationstar's UV LED - a Pioneer in the DUV Sterilization Industry

Nationstar's UV LED - a Pioneer in the DUV Sterilization Industry Since 2016, NATIONSTAR has launched near-ultraviolet LED, deep-ultraviolet LED and modules, with wide wavelength range, high reliability and good feedback in the market. At present, we have established partnerships with many well-known manufacturers. Read more »

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Industry Leading LUXEON 5050 LED Gets Performance Boost

Industry Leading LUXEON 5050 LED Gets Performance Boost Streetlights and high-bay fixtures require high flux and efficacy to meet the ever-increasing demands for system efficiency and energy cost reduction for these applications. Today, LUXEON 5050 LEDs received an upgrade in both flux and efficacy. Typical performance is now 675 lm with 172 lm/W in ... Read more »

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Cree® XLamp® XM-L3 LEDs – More Output & Reliability

Cree® XLamp® XM-L3 LEDs – More Output & Reliability The XLamp® XM-L3 LED delivers a massive 55% upgrade in maximum light output over the XM L2 LED, providing a single-die LED point source for precise optical control. The XM-L3 LED shares the same mechanical and optical footprint as the original XM-L® and XM-L2 LEDs, providing a seamless upgrade path ... Read more »