Products, Materials & Tools | Jun 29, 2016

Lumileds Expands and Improves Its Award Winning Luxeon C Color Line

Lumileds Expands and Improves Its Award Winning Luxeon C Color Line Lumileds, the global leader in light engine technology, today expanded its line of Luxeon C Color LEDs to a total of 12 colors (and 8 whites), making it the industry’s broadest line of color LEDs available. The Luxeon C Color Line is an optically advanced portfolio of LEDs that enables flawless color mixing because the focal length of each LED is identical, enabling maximum optical efficiency in design. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Jun 27, 2016

New 1,200/1,500 mA DC-DC CC LED Drivers from Mean Well

New 1,200/1,500 mA DC-DC CC LED Drivers from Mean Well Mean Well has released LDD-L (300-1500 mA, step down mode and low voltage input), LDD-H (300-1000 mA, step down mode and high voltage input) and LDB-L (300-600 mA, buck-boost mode and low voltage input) series into the DC-DC LED constant current driver market for years and has been widely adopted. In order to further meet the application demands, Mean Well pushes the output current of LDD-H series up to 1200/1500 mA and is pleased to unveil LDD-1200-1500H/HW models. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Jun 24, 2016

Ampel Inc. Receives UL Certification for Full Range of Aismalibar IMS Materials

Ampel Inc. Receives UL Certification for Full Range of Aismalibar IMS Materials Ampel Inc. has received their UL listing for Aismalibar’s full range of Insulated Metal Substrate materials. The certification allows Ampel to UL stamp their products using the entire line of Aismalibar materials which includes ALCUP-G 1.3w, ALCUP 1.8w, HTC 2.2w and HTC 3.2w. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Jun 21, 2016

Cree Expands Portfolio of LEDs for Horticulture Lighting

Cree Expands Portfolio of LEDs for Horticulture Lighting Cree expands its industry-leading portfolio of LEDs optimized for horticulture lighting with the introduction of the new Cree XLamp XQ-E Photo Red LED. The XQ-E Photo Red LED is capable of providing very high levels of growth-promoting light wavelengths from a footprint that is less than one-third the size of its closest competitor with similar output. The new XQ-E LED extends the family of smallest LEDs optimized for horticulture and enables lighting manufacturers to reduce the size of luminaires and lower their system cost. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Jun 15, 2016

New High Efficacy XT-E LED Delivers 25 Percent Higher Lumens-Per-Watt

New High Efficacy XT-E LED Delivers 25 Percent Higher Lumens-Per-Watt Cree, Inc. continues to lead high-power LED innovation with significant improvements to the popular XLamp® XT-E LED. Leveraging key elements of Cree’s SC5 Technology™ Platform, the upgraded XT-E LED family now includes a new High Efficacy (HE) option that delivers a 25 percent increase in efficacy compared to the previous XT-E LED and provides a guaranteed minimum efficacy of 164 LPW at 85°C and 350mA. These improvements make 130 LPW or higher at the system level achievable under real operating conditions and enable existing customers to quickly upgrade system performance of applications, such as outdoor and industrial lighting, while still achieving the lowest total cost. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Jun 15, 2016

Thomas Research Products Introduces New 12 W 0-10V Dimming LED Driver

Thomas Research Products Introduces New 12 W 0-10V Dimming LED Driver Thomas Research Products has introduced new 12 W dimmable LED Drivers. Thomas Research Products manufactures complete SSL power and control solutions for OEMs. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Jun 10, 2016

Power Integrations' LYTSwitch-1 Reduces Complexity in Bulbs, Tubes and Ballasts

Power Integrations' LYTSwitch-1 Reduces Complexity in Bulbs, Tubes and Ballasts Power Integrations (Nasdaq: POWI), the leader in high-efficiency, high-reliability LED driver ICs, today announced its LYTSwitch™-1 single-stage, non-isolated, buck topology LED driver IC family. Featuring a very compact footprint, the IC enables the design of LED bulbs and tubes with high constant-current accuracy while using a minimum number of components. A novel driver algorithm ensures high power factor (PF) and low total harmonic distortion (THD) while maintaining very high efficiency. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Jun 08, 2016

Fairchild FL77944 LED Direct AC Drive Simplifies Development of Smart LED Lighting Products

Fairchild FL77944 LED Direct AC Drive Simplifies Development of Smart LED Lighting Products Fairchild, a leading global supplier of high-performance semiconductor solutions, today introduced the new FL77944, the first solution in its LED Direct AC Drive family of solid-state LED lighting solutions that manufacturers can use to easily scale power and create smart and scalable LED-based lighting products that can be smaller, have higher performance and a longer system lifetime compared to products using the switch mode power supply (SMPS) approach. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | Jun 08, 2016

Cost and Performance Optimized Sensor-Based Control for LED Lighting Systems

Cost and Performance Optimized Sensor-Based Control for LED Lighting Systems Dialog Semiconductor plc, a provider of highly integrated power management, AC/DC power conversion, solid state lighting and Bluetooth® low energy technology, today announced the addition of ambient light and color sensor controls to its smart lighting platform of advanced LED drivers and Bluetooth controllers. This represents another significant milestone in the recently announced joint venture with Dyna Image as both companies continue to combine their core technologies to provide complete platform solutions. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Jun 07, 2016

Cree® XLamp® XP-G3 LED Delivers More than 205 Lumens-Per-Watt

Cree® XLamp® XP-G3 LED Delivers More than 205 Lumens-Per-Watt Cree® XLamp® XP-G3 LEDs deliver 31% more lumens and 8% higher lumens-per-watt than the industry-leading XP-G2 LED. Leveraging key elements of Cree’s SC5 Technology™ Platform, the high-power XP-G3 LED improves the lumen density, voltage characteristics and reliability of previous XP-G generations. This best-in-class performance enables lighting manufacturers to deliver differentiated solutions at lower system costs for applications such as roadway, outdoor area, spot and high-bay lighting. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Jun 06, 2016

BJB Designs New Fixation Solutions for LED Modules with Push-to-Fix (P2F) Fixing Elements

BJB Designs New Fixation Solutions for LED Modules with Push-to-Fix (P2F) Fixing Elements At Light Fair International., BJB unveiled new P2F fixing elements designed for blind holes and aluminum track applications. BJB’s P2F (Push-to-Fix) fixing element is the highest quality method for attaching LED printed circuit boards into luminaire housings on the market today. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | May 31, 2016

Honglitronic Release New Flip-Chip SMD Series Products

Honglitronic Release New Flip-Chip SMD Series Products China white LED package leader: Honglitronic (300219) releases new flip-chip SMD series products; The company has achieved the breakthrough of PCT and EMC materials flip-chip technology; We also apply the automatic dot to dot & automatic dot printing technology and we have achieved the automatic mass production of flip-chip products, which make us enter the new era of flip-chip SMD LED. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | May 23, 2016

High Power-Factor Buck LED Driver Meets Worldwide Retrofit Lamp Requirements

High Power-Factor Buck LED Driver Meets Worldwide Retrofit Lamp Requirements PLANO, Texas--Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD), a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic, analog and mixed-signal semiconductor markets, today announced the AL1676. This universal AC-input LED driver is designed to meet or exceed worldwide power-factor regulations for non-dimmable retrofit LED bulbs and tube lighting, providing a design that also delivers high efficiency and a low BOM cost. Options for the integrated MOSFET allow for 300V to 650V drain voltages and 1A to 4A drain currents in order to suit most 3W to 18W bulb requirements. Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools

bere on Essemtec Builds Production Line for LED Tubular Lamp

it is very interesting line you have , only i need to see the quality and efficiency of your machine to third world countries . Read more »

Products, Materials & Tools | May 19, 2016

New LED Series for Exterior Automotive Applications

image004.jpg EVERLIGHT ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, presents four new ceramic high reflective packaged high power automotive LEDs with a Golden Lead Frame in four different colors White, PC-Amber, Red and Super Red, according to their preferred exterior applications. Read more »

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Nichia Showcases LEDs with 'Light so Good'

Nichia Showcases LEDs with 'Light so Good' At Light + Building 2020 held in Frankfurt, Nichia – the leader in high-performance LED solutions – reveals it will present at least three complementary technologies to improve the delivery of light quality under an over-arching banner of 'Light so Good'. Read more »

EDITORIAL

Zhaga Summit – September 23rd in Bregenz

Zhaga Summit – September 23rd in Bregenz Luger Research and Zhaga are proud to announce that the 2020 LpS/TiL conference will host a Zhaga Summit. This one-day event will provide application-driven introductions to the latest Zhaga standards, review their market reception, and solicit inputs from the specifier community through workshops. Read more »

EDITORIAL

Research Confirms that Light Pollution Can Suppress Melatonin Production in Humans and Animals

Research Confirms that Light Pollution Can Suppress Melatonin Production in Humans and Animals Melatonin sets the internal clock. Researchers from IGB in an international team have analyzed data on the impact of light pollution on melatonin formation in humans and vertebrates. They found that even the low light intensities of urban skyglow can suppress melatonin production. Melatonin ... Read more »

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CIE Announces Availability of New Documentation: Test Method for OLED Luminaires and OLED Light Sources

CIE Announces Availability of New Documentation: Test Method for OLED Luminaires and OLED Light Sources The new CIE International Standard S 025-SP1/E:2019 is a supplement to CIE S 025:2015 Test Method for LED Lamps, LED Luminaires and LED Modules specifies the requirements for measurement of electrical, photometric, and colorimetric quantities of OLED luminaires and OLED light sources. These sources ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

Care, Caution & Awareness Are Needed When Using LED Lights

Care, Caution & Awareness Are Needed When Using LED Lights Kyra Xavia is a researcher, educator and investigative journalist based in New Zealand. Her roles as general secretary of the Light and Lighting Research Consortium (LLRC), delegate for the International Dark Sky Association (IDA), New Zealand Ambassador for Women in Lighting 2019, and co-leader of ... Read more »