News-Spot | IP, Reports & Roadmaps | Dec 22, 2011

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Red Phosphors in Korea

On December 20th, 2011, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (“MCC” “; Head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President: Yoshimitsu Kobayashi), has filed an infringement lawsuit in Seoul Central District Court against a USpany, Intematix Corporation and a Korean distributor, GVP, to enjoin them from importing and selling their phosphor products, claiming that they infringe a red phosphor patent in Korea (No. 816693) which is owned by MCC and National Institute of Material Science. Read more »

News-Spot | IP, Reports & Roadmaps | Dec 22, 2011

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Red Phosphors in Korea

On December 20th, 2011, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (“MCC” “; Head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President: Yoshimitsu Kobayashi), has filed an infringement lawsuit in Seoul Central District Court against a USpany, Intematix Corporation and a Korean distributor, GVP, to enjoin them from importing and selling their phosphor products, claiming that they infringe a red phosphor patent in Korea (No. 816693) which is owned by MCC and National Institute of Material Science. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Dec 22, 2011

PhosphorTech Now Sells High-Performance Nitride SSL Phosphors Online

A wide range of patent-pending nitride phosphors are now available for blue (and UV) LEDs with emission colors from green to deep red. These phosphors (www.phosphor.com) are ideal for demanding high brightness LED (HBLED) applications requiring high quantum yield (QY) and temperature stability. Read more »

News-Spot | IP, Reports & Roadmaps | Dec 19, 2011

Cree Licenses Pioneering Remote Phosphor Patents

Cree, Inc. announces it has granted five LED lighting manufacturers licenses to select Cree patents through its recently launched remote phosphor licensing program. By making fundamental remote phosphor patents available through license, Cree is further enabling LED lighting adoption, as Cree innovations facilitate the development of LED lights combining remote phosphor optical elements with blue LEDs. Read more »

News-Spot | IP, Reports & Roadmaps | Dec 19, 2011

Cree Licenses Pioneering Remote Phosphor Patents

Cree, Inc. announces it has granted five LED lighting manufacturers licenses to select Cree patents through its recently launched remote phosphor licensing program. By making fundamental remote phosphor patents available through license, Cree is further enabling LED lighting adoption, as Cree innovations facilitate the development of LED lights combining remote phosphor optical elements with blue LEDs. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Dec 16, 2011

German Federal President Awards Novaled’s Founders Team for the Deutscher Zukunftspreis 2011

Novaled AG, a leading company in OLED and organic electronics technology and materials, is pleased to announce that three of Novaled’s founders have been rewarded with the prize “Deutscher Zukunftspreis 2011” for Innovation and Technology by the Federal President Christian Wulff. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Dec 15, 2011

Nanoco Group Enters Joint Development Agreement with Unnamed Big Lighting Company

Nanoco Group plc, a world leader in the development and manufacture of cadmium-free quantum dots, announces that it has signed a joint development agreement with one of the world's largest lighting companies which is already a major producer of light emitting diode (LED) lights. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Dec 15, 2011

Cree Introduces New Thermal Simulation Service and Advanced Photometric Testing to Accelerate LED Product Development

Extending the support services offered to LED lighting manufacturers that were launched this fall, Cree, Inc. announces the addition of two new Cree TEMPO offerings to its revolutionary design and evaluation services. The new TEMPO (Thermal Electrical Mechanical Photometric Optical) Thermal Simulation and photometric testing options are designed to remove barriers for LED lighting manufacturers and accelerate broader market adoption of LED lighting. Read more »

News-Spot | Lighting Applications | Dec 14, 2011

Philips Lights up Zürich’s Hardbrücke, Switzerland’s Largest LED Project

LED luminaires now provide an uniforme light experience for all users of the 40-year old bridge in the heart of Switzerland’s biggest city Royal Philips Electronics’ (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) LED lighting solutions have completely transformed Zürich’s Hardbrücke, adding life to the neighborhood while reducing energy costs. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Dec 14, 2011

Sumitomo Metal Mining Announces Commercialization of Large Sapphire Substrates Via Subsidiary Okuchi Electronics

Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President: Nobumasa Kemori) announced a decision to launch commercialization of large sapphire substrates and to establish a mass production line within its fully-owned subsidiary Okuchi Electronics Co., Ltd. (Isa City, Kagoshima Prefecture). Read more »

News-Spot | Products, Materials & Tools | Dec 14, 2011

NGK Introduces New Wafer Products for Electronic Devices at SEMICON Japan

NGK Insulators, Ltd. (President: Taro Kato; Headquarters: Nagoya, Japan) has developed new wafer products for electronic device applications, such as ultra high brightness (UHB) LEDs and smartphones. The Company will exhibit samples of these wafers for the first time at SEMICON Japan 2011, which will be held December 7 through 9 at Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan. Read more »

News-Spot | Products, Materials & Tools | Dec 12, 2011

Altatech Semiconductor Enters LED Inspection Market with AltaSight LEDMax System

Altatech Semiconductor S.A. has entered the light-emitting diode (LED) inspection market by introducing its new AltaSight LEDMax® system, the company’s first product designed specifically for detecting, classifying and characterizing defects on wafers used in manufacturing LEDs. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Dec 11, 2011

Optogan Enters the Turkish Lighting Market

During the grand opening ceremony: Dr. Resul Patan, mayors and members of parliament, Ove Sörensen, Senior Sales Director Optogan GmbH, Ahmet Patan, MD of Ledison Patan Ltd. (from left to right) Optogan opens Sales hub in Koceali/Turkey for LED-Lamps and Luminaires through a partnership agreement with Ledison Patan Ltd. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Dec 07, 2011

Acrich 2 AC / Mains LED Light Sources Now Available from YEG Opto

Samples of Acriche 2 (here Acriche 2 - IC-12W) are now available from YEG Opto The release of the Acrich 2 from Seoul Semiconductor, provides designers with a convenient way to design in LEDs. 'Acrich 2' makes it possible to produce extended life, highly efficient LED light sources. Acrich2 enables higher lamp efficiency and lamp lumen maintenance levels than previous designs. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Dec 07, 2011

Bridgelux Announces Commercial Availability of Latest Generation Array LEDs

Bridgelux's updated versions of LS, ES and RS LEDs with up to 30% increased efficacy are now commercially available Bridgelux Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies and solutions, today announced commercial availability of its latest generation of industry-leading LS, ES, and award-winning RS product families, delivering an increase in efficacy of up to 30% and a reduction of up to 30% in cost per lumen compared to previous product generations. Featuring the largest portfolio of LED arrays in the lighting industry, Bridgelux offers products for lighting applications ranging from the light output equivalent of a 20-Watt decorative lamp to that of a 300-Watt high intensity discharge (HID) city streetlight. Read more »

FEATURED

Smart High-Power LED Driver from Lifud

Smart High-Power LED Driver from Lifud As a pioneer in the LED industry who dared to break away from conventions and apply non-isolated design to the LED driver for UFO high bay driver, Lifud has done a good job referring to the sales records and customer feedback of the LF-FHBxxxYx series. Read more »

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Cree Launches Industry’s Highest Efficacy 90 CRI COB LEDs

Cree Launches Industry’s Highest Efficacy 90 CRI COB LEDs Cree, Inc. announces the XLamp® eTone™ LEDs, a breakthrough set of chip-on-board (COB) LEDs that delivers beautiful 90 color rendering index (CRI) light quality at the same efficacy as today’s standard 80 CRI LEDs. Delivering up to 155 lumens per watt (LPW) at 3000 K CCT, 85°C, Cree’s new eTone COB ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting

High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP as one of the leading partners for research and development for surface technologies and organic electronics and Sefar AG, a leading manufacturer of precision fabrics from monofilaments, developed a roll-to-roll ... Read more »

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