Products, Materials & Tools | Sep 30, 2016

Lambda Research Releases TracePro® Version 7.8

Lambda Research Releases TracePro® Version 7.8 Lambda Research Corporation, a leading designer and publisher of illumination and optical design software, announces the official release date of its flagship TracePro software. The latest release, TracePro v7.8, will be available to download starting, September 30, 2016. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Sep 27, 2016

Fulham Introduces HotSpot Constant Power LED Emergency Driver with Battery Power

Fulham Introduces HotSpot Constant Power LED Emergency Driver with Battery Power Fulham Co., Inc., a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, today expanded its LED emergency product family with the new HotSpot Constant Power LED Emergency Driver. Easily installed in the field or factory, this emergency lighting system comes with an integrated power source that can provide more than 90 minutes of emergency lighting. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Sep 23, 2016

Cree Announces the Next Generation of High-Power XP-L LEDs

Cree Announces the Next Generation of High-Power XP-L LEDs Cree, Inc. introduces the XLamp® XP-L2 LED, delivering up to seven percent more lumens and 15 percent higher lumens-per-watt (LPW) than the industry-leading XP-L LED. Leveraging elements of Cree’s breakthrough SC5 Technology™ Platform, the high-power XP-L2 LED improves the lumen density, voltage characteristics and reliability of the XP-L LED in the proven XP package. The new XP-L2 LED provides an easy drop-in upgrade to achieve higher system LPW for lighting manufacturers with existing XP-L designs, eliminating redesign costs. It also enables reduced size and cost for new designs. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Sep 23, 2016

SphereOptics Introduces New High Accuracy - Easy to Use Benchtop Goniometer

SphereOptics Introduces New High Accuracy - Easy to Use Benchtop Goniometer SphereOptics' new small benchtop goniometer has the capability not to only fit into almost every optical laboratory, but also to provide measurement data on concise level. The type C set up of this instrument enables the developer of single LEDs, LED modules or chips to study angular performance in many development stages; fast and most important: reliable. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Sep 16, 2016

Optically Clear, Room Temperature Curing Epoxy Blocks UV Light Transmission

Optically Clear, Room Temperature Curing Epoxy Blocks UV Light Transmission Formulated for specific optical applications, Master Bond EP30-2LB blocks UV light from 200-400 nm and allows the transmission of visible light from 450-900 nm. This two part system is optically clear with a refractive index of 1.55. It also passes ASTM E595 testing to meet NASA low outgassing specifications. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Sep 16, 2016

Inventronics Introduces Improved 2nd Gen Programmable Outdoor LED Drivers

Inventronics Introduces Improved 2nd Gen Programmable Outdoor LED Drivers Inventronics is pleased to announce the 2nd generation of programmable constant-current outdoor LED drivers that will reduce design and lead time while offering higher efficiency and surge protection - without adding cost or compromising performance. The upgraded EUD 2nd generation series has added 96 W, 200 W and 240 W drivers that are extremely flexible allowing the creation of hundreds of configurations via the programming interface. This helps to drastically reduce part numbers in inventory and removes the need to design-in a new LED driver for multiple LED configurations. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Sep 14, 2016

TRP Introduces New 50W Easy-Programming T5 LED Driver

TRP Introduces New 50W Easy-Programming T5 LED Driver Thomas Research Products has introduced a new 50 W programmable LED driver with a T5 form factor. This new model includes 0-10 V dimming and easy programming. Thomas Research Products manufactures complete LED power and control solutions for OEMs and retrofitters. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Sep 13, 2016

Ophir Photonics Introduces FluxGage Measurement System at LpS 2016

Ophir Photonics Introduces FluxGage Measurement System at LpS 2016 Ophir Photonics Group, a Newport Corporation company celebrating 40 years of excellence as the global leader in precision laser and LED measurement equipment, has announced the FluxGage, a compact, all-in-one LED luminaire measurement system. The patent-pending FluxGage measures flux, color, and flicker, important quantities for evaluating the performance of LED-based products. The measurement system is three times smaller and lower cost than equivalent integrating sphere products. It is designed for use by R&D during development and production for incoming inspection and quality control of new and replacement parts, allowing LED luminaires and modules to be sorted for consistency. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Sep 09, 2016

New Materials for LED Assembly from Techsil®

New Materials for LED Assembly from Techsil® From high performance LED chip packaging encapsulants and potting materials to thermal management solutions and adhesives for bonding lighting assemblies, Techsil introduces a series of new products to the market. Product chemistries include Silicones, Polyurethanes, Epoxies, Greases and Pressure Sensitive Tapes. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Sep 09, 2016

WAGO Launches New 297 Series to Simplify LED Module Wiring at LpS 2016

WAGO Launches New 297 Series to Simplify LED Module Wiring at LpS 2016 Launching in October, WAGO’s all-new 297 Series is a through-board SMD PCB terminal block for conductor cross-sections of 0.5 mm² (20 AWG) that represents a significant departure from traditional designs. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Sep 09, 2016

LG Innotek Unveils High Power Color LED Package Line-Up

LG Innotek Unveils High Power Color LED Package Line-Up LG Innotek today announced that it had developed high-power color LED Package (3535 series) for premium lighting in various areas, such as architecture or stadium. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Sep 09, 2016

New Dimmable, Energy Efficient 33.6 W LED Driver From GlacialPower

New Dimmable, Energy Efficient 33.6 W LED Driver From GlacialPower GlacialPower, a division of LED technology manufacturer GlacialTech Inc, is pleased to announce a new LED Driver, the GP-HS35P-48CA, with a rated power output of up to 33.6 W for LED lights from 33 to 48 V. This new driver offers energy saving features and a smooth output waveform with low distortion, and it closely follows EU and other directives for safety and energy efficiency. With its compact, durable design that avoids the common maintenance issues that affect competing products, GlacialPower's newest IP67 rated LED driver is ideal for interior and exterior applications. Nominal input voltage range is 100 to 277 VAC, with a maximum input range of 90 to 305 VAC. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Sep 06, 2016

Luxeon Stylist Series with FreshFocus Technology™ for Meat and Fish

Luxeon Stylist Series with FreshFocus Technology™ for Meat and Fish Lumileds today introduced FreshFocus Technology for red meat, marbled meat and fish, LEDs used to show food items in their most appetizing light. FreshFocus Technology is part of the Luxeon Stylist Series, Lumileds transformative line of LEDs designed to provide the perfect lighting environment for fashion retail, fresh food and restaurants. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Sep 06, 2016

Seoul Semiconductor Announces Mass Production of Improved WICOP LED

Seoul Semiconductor Announces Mass Production of Improved WICOP LED Seoul Semiconductor announced that they are currently mass producing new products with a luminous efficiency of 210 lm/W (350 mA) called “WICOP”. As a product that is composed of a LED chip and phosphor only, it does not require packaging for wrapping the chip, such as frames and gold wires, etc. Therefore, this is a new concept LED product which does not require equipment or parts which need to be packaged, something that used to be deemed essential for LED manufacturing. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Sep 01, 2016

Cree® XLamp® MHB-B LED for High Performance Lighting

Cree® XLamp® MHB-B LED for High Performance Lighting The XLamp® MHB-B LED is a new high-power LED that enables a more effective way to deliver lower system costs for high lumen, high efficiency applications designed to meet the new DLC 4.0 Premium requirements. The ceramic MHB-B LEDs combine high light output, high efficacy and high reliability to enable high lumen LED designs that are not possible with mid-power LEDs. The MHB-B LEDs have LM-80 data available delivering L90 lifetime projections of 60,000 hours at 105°C. Read more »

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Epoxy Features Very Low Coefficient of Thermal Expansion

Epoxy Features Very Low Coefficient of Thermal Expansion Master Bond EP30LTE-2 has been developed for joining dissimilar substrates exposed to thermally or mechanically induced stresses. It can be used for sealing, coating and encapsulating, especially for small to medium sized castings where a very low coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE) is required. Read more »

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New BJB LED Connector for Linear LED Modules: Book 21 Compliant

New BJB LED Connector for Linear LED Modules: Book 21 Compliant Lampholders were standard in older, traditional lighting systems. Modern LED fixtures that utilize non-replaceable LEDs create several assembly and field-replacement disadvantages. Zhaga Book 21 addresses these shortcomings by standardizing linear 'socketable' LED modules. In accordance with Book ... Read more »

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EzyLED™ Now Stocked at Digi-Key

EzyLED™ Now Stocked at Digi-Key American Bright, a global LED lighting solutions manufacturer, announced a series of EzyLED 3030. American Bright's EzyLED™ is a proprietary LED device with a built-in IC. This patented design drastically reduces the need for additional circuitry and other on-board components making it the ideal ... Read more »

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Cree Expands Design Possibilities for Architectural Lighting with the Worldwide Proven CLQ6A LED

Cree Expands Design Possibilities for Architectural Lighting with the Worldwide Proven CLQ6A LED These SMD LEDs are packaged in an industry standard PLCC8 package. These high performance 4 color SMT LEDs are designed to work in a wide range of applications. A wide viewing angle and high brightness make these LEDs suitable for signage applications. Read more »

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Measuring the Oxygen Content of Blood with LEDs

Measuring the Oxygen Content of Blood with LEDs Pulse oximetry is a non-invasive method for determining haemoglobin (Hb) saturation through oxygen in the blood and heart frequency. It uses the fact that oxygen-rich and oxygen-poor haemoglobin absorb red and infrared light differently. In order to measure the oxygen content reliably, LEDs with ... Read more »

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The 2019 LpS & TiL Award Winners: Celebrating the Complete Spectrum of Light

The 2019 LpS & TiL Award Winners: Celebrating the Complete Spectrum of Light It is a great pleasure for the LpS and TiL organization committee to announce the award winners for 2019. For the second time in a row, after the traditional cruise on the lake from Bregenz to Lindau, the gala dinner at the Eilgut Halle has proven to being a great place for the LpS & TiL award ... Read more »

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