Special Applications

Components | LED Modules | UV-Modules | Special Applications | Feb 26, 2018
LG Innotek Introduces UV LED Module with Perfect Waterproof
LG Innotek Introduces UV LED Module with Perfect Waterproof LG Innotek today announced that it has supplied UV LED module for water purifiers to the famous Japanese purifier manufacturer for the past year and achieved the perfect quality of zero defect rate. The Japanese market is known to have very strict quality standards, but it has proved its great performance and quality by supplying about 50,000 modules without a single defect. Read more »
Components | LEDs | IR-LEDs | Special Applications | Feb 21, 2018
New Infrared LED from Osram for 2D Facial Recognition
New Infrared LED from Osram for 2D Facial Recognition Smartphones, tablets and the like can now be unlocked in very different ways: with a password, fingerprint scan or even an iris scan. 2D facial recognition is another method and involves illuminating the user’s face with an infrared light source and capturing the image with an IR camera. The system then compares the image with the images previously stored for the purposes of identification, focusing on characteristic two-dimensional features. If there is a match for the various data such as the width of the mouth, length of the nasal ridge and distance between the eyes then the device will be unlocked. Read more »
Components | LEDs | Signage | Indoor Applications | Outdoor Applications | Feb 07, 2018
Everlight Demonstrates New Signage LEDs at Integrated Systems Europe
Everlight Demonstrates New Signage LEDs at Integrated Systems Europe Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd., a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, attended Integrated Systems Europe for the first time to demonstrate signage LED components for indoor and outdoor applications including all dimensions, packages, viewing angles, and performances. The HNB2727, HNB1921, HNB1515 series for outdoor applications as well as 18-035(0505) for indoor signage achieve true color in high resolution with advanced technologies and have passed multiple reliability certificates. You are welcome to visit our booth: Hall 14 C200. Read more »
Applications | Life Sciences | UV-LEDs | Feb 06, 2018
Breakthrough UV-C LED Performance Enables New Life Science Applications
Breakthrough UV-C LED Performance Enables New Life Science Applications Phoseon Technology today announces that utilizing its patented SLM™ technology and proprietary thermal management system achieves a breakthrough level of deep-UV irradiance targeted at disinfection and decontamination Life Science applications. Phoseon is the first to develop a 275 nm UV LED disinfection system that surpasses 5 W/cm², significantly higher than the 0.3 W/cm² levels reached by other technologies in the market. Read more »
Discussions | Components | UV-LEDs | Jan 31, 2018
New Klaran® WD Series Breaks the $0.25/mW Price Barrier for UVC LEDs
New Klaran® WD Series Breaks the $0.25/mW Price Barrier for UVC LEDs Crystal IS, a leader in developing high performance UVC LEDs, today announced the expansion of its Klaran® platform with the release of the WD series LEDs. Developed specifically for the price and performance needs of POU water disinfection, Klaran WD Series marks the first instance a UVC LED manufacturer has demonstrated the ability to break the $0.25/mW price barrier required for mass production of UVC LED based water purification products. The company will initially offer 30 mW and 40 mW variants with plans to introduce more powerful devices in the coming months. Read more »
Resources | Projects | UV-Modules | UV-LEDs | Dec 06, 2017
“UV Power” Research Project Is Working on LED-Replacements for Conventional UV Light Sources
“UV Power” Research Project Is Working on LED-Replacements for Conventional UV Light Sources Since February 2017, a total of five research institutes and companies have been working on “UV Power”, a collaborative project funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). The partners have made it their goal to provide high-power UV LEDs to cover a wide variety of applications. These LEDs will eventually replace conventional UV light sources, which often contain toxic mercury, in areas such as production, disinfection, the environment, life sciences and medicine. UV LEDs are also likely to open up new areas of application. Read more »
Discussions | Medical | Components | UV-LEDs | Nov 30, 2017
LG Innotek Unveils the World’s First 100 mW UV-C LED
LG Innotek Unveils the World’s First 100 mW UV-C LED LG Innotek today announced that the company has developed the world's first 100 mW UV-C LED. This development is 2 years ahead of the industry forecast that predicted its development would be successful by 2020. Read more »
Resources | LpR Article | Measurement | Special Applications | UV | Sep 12, 2017
Issue 63 | Challenges in UV Measurement
Issue 63 | Challenges in UV Measurement Over the past decade UV LEDs have emerged as a highly attractive alternative to conventional UV emission sources. They are cost effective and energy efficient devices in a small housing. These advantages allow new fields of applications and access to a larger group of users - even in the consumer market, e.g. water purification. Dr. Tobias Roesener, Product Manager at Instrument Systems, explains what makes accurate measurement of UV LEDs so complicated and what the crucial requirements on the measurement equipment are. In addition, he discusses calibration and stray light issues. Read more »
Tools | Test Equipment | UV | Jun 22, 2017
Instrument Systems Presents New Product Portfolio for UV Measurement
Instrument Systems Presents New Product Portfolio for UV Measurement Instrument Systems’ new UV measurement solution consists of a spectroradiometer from the proven CAS series as well as a series of integrating spheres specifically designed for UV sources. It measures samples with various radiation spectra in the UV-A, UV-B and UV-C range starting at 200 nm. Read more »
Resources | Fundings | UV-LEDs | UV-Modules | May 12, 2017
Unique Project for Developing Mass Market UV LEDs for Disinfection
Unique Project for Developing Mass Market UV LEDs for Disinfection Eco-friendly purification of water – UV light is already being used to kill water-borne germs but the light sources used for this purpose are still predominantly mercury vapor lamps. UV LEDs have so far proved unattractive for reasons of cost. The aim of the UNIQUE project funded by the Bavarian Ministry for Economic Affairs, Media, Energy and Technology is therefore to develop high-power UV LEDs for industrial use. The project, which is being coordinated by Osram Opto Semiconductors, involves five Bavarian companies and research institutions. Read more »
Technologies | Displays | Drones | Apr 27, 2017
DOCOMO Develops World's First Spherical Drone Display
DOCOMO Develops World's First Spherical Drone Display NTT DOCOMO, INC., in a continuing quest to create innovative new business, has developed a spherical drone display - an unmanned aerial vehicle that displays LED images on an omnidirectional spherical screen while in flight - which DOCOMO believes to be a world first. Read more »
Components | UV-LEDs | Medical | Feb 24, 2017
LG Innotek Unveils the World's First 70 mW UV-C LED
LG Innotek Unveils the World's First 70 mW UV-C LED LG Innotek today announced that the company has developed the world's first 70 mw UV-C LED for sterilization applications. As its sterilization performance is 1.5 times higher than the competitor’s 45 mW module.UV-C LED produces the short wavelength ultraviolet rays in the range of 200 – 280 nm, allowing it to be used for sterilization purpose. It prevents the proliferation of bacteria by destroying their DNA. LG Innotek’s product emits UV in the range of 280nm. Read more »
LEDs | Displays | Components | RGB LEDs | Feb 14, 2017
New Cree C1010 LEDs for High Definition Indoor Video Screens
New Cree C1010 LEDs for High Definition Indoor Video Screens Cree, Inc. announces the C1010 LED, a breakthrough three-in-one RGB Surface Mount Device (SMD) LED that enables display manufacturers to create state-of-the-art video displays that are sharper and more dynamic than previously possible. Featuring the best far field pattern matching and the lowest power consumption in its class, the new LED delivers 40 percent better contrast ratio and a longer lifetime than competing LEDs. The C1010 is the only high density display LED with zero cross talk between pixels, eliminating the need for louvers that add cost and weight to displays. Read more »
Components | UV-LEDs | Industrial | Dec 09, 2016
Luxeon UV U1 Doubles Performance of Current Smallest UV Emitter in the Industry
Luxeon UV U1 Doubles Performance of Current Smallest UV Emitter in the Industry Leveraging its leading expertise in chip scale packaging, Lumileds today introduced the Luxeon UV U1 LED for use in UV curing, counterfeit detection, analytical instrumentation, inspections and other UVA and Violet (380-420 nm) applications. This third generation of UV LEDs maintains the same micro package size as Luxeon Z UV, but enables a higher power density. Read more »
Components | UV-LEDs | IR-LEDs | Color LEDs | Oct 20, 2016
OMC Launches New HP UV&IR LEDs, New Micro Series LEDs and New Proprietary Coloured LEDs
OMC Launches New HP UV&IR LEDs, New Micro Series LEDs and New Proprietary Coloured LEDs OMC, a pioneer in optoelectronics, will present a range of new LEDs at the Electronic Design Show. The new LEDs are a new range of surface-mount high-power ultra-violet and infra-red LED emitters, extremely compact LED emitters measuring just a fraction of a millimeter, and a series of brighter LED emitters than traditional coloured LEDs based on their proprietary Active Diffuser Technology™. Read more »
Featured | Components | UV-LEDs | Oct 10, 2016
Honglitronic Releases CMH Inorganic Deep UV LED Package G6060
Honglitronic Releases CMH Inorganic Deep UV LED Package G6060 Hongli Zhihui Group (Honglitronic) is a leader in LED components in China, releases UVC G6060 (275-285 nm), which is the company’s new CMH Inorganic Deep UV LED Package line-up with High Reliability: 10000 hours aging testing, decay of radiation flux is below 15%. UVC G6060 is hermetic package, able to meets the US military standard MIL-STD-883, high corrosion resistance and long operating life, application: Sterilization, disinfection. (CMH: C=ceramic, M=Metal, H=Glass) Read more »
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