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LEDs Newsletter | September 8, 2010

Welcome to the LEDs Magazine weekly newsletter for September 8, 2010.

This has been a good week for LED chip performance and also for MOCVD equipment suppliers.

There's just a few weeks until Strategies in Light Europe 2010, and you can see full details of the conference program on the event website.

LED Japan/Strategies in Light also takes place at the end of September, and also has a high-quality conference agenda.

As always, please use our online form to upload your press releases and product information.

Headline News

$subtitles.get($x) Nichia claims record efficacy for 1A operation
Electrical and optical optimization both figure highly in Nichia's 135 lm/W design. Epistar has also reported impressive chip results.


$subtitles.get($x) Everlight LED technology lights up Burger King restaurants
A Burger King restaurant in Germany has adopted energy-efficient LED lighting from Everlight Electronics, for use in parking lots and for indoor applications.


Neo-Neon orders additional MOCVD systems for LED production
Vertically-integrated LED and lighting manufacturer Neo-Neon International Ltd has ordered more systems to boost its production capacity at its China facility.

$subtitles.get($x) All-plastic LED lamp targets outdoor illumination
Iwasaki Electric and Teijin have developed what they describe as the world’s first all-plastic LED lamp for outdoor use. The entire housing, except of course the bayonet cap, is made from a high-thermal-conductivity resin.



$subtitles.get($x) Well-designed LED drivers are no longer the weakest link in the chain
When correctly designed, LED drivers deliver strength and value to the entire LED lighting ecosystem, as Arye Schreiber and John Daly explain.


$subtitles.get($x) Tighter collaboration is essential for driving the high-brightness LED industry roadmap
The lack of standards in LED manufacturing makes it difficult for LED makers to change their process flows, while equipment suppliers are required to supply highly-customized tools, says Thorsten Matthias.


$subtitles.get($x) Don’t put all your eggs in one basket: LEDs not all they're cracked up to be?
Although LED lighting is proving to be useful in many applications, Ron Davis, a marketing consultant with Vu1 corporation, believes the industry should continue to consider other lighting options.


More Industry News

$subtitles.get($x) Philips demonstrates world’s first mains-powered white-light OLED module
An AC-driven OLED opens the door to a simplified system design without the need for a driver, which in urm could offer advantages for OLED luminaire makers.


Japan's first Luxeon-based LED retrofit light bulb delivered by Quantum Lighting and Future Lighting Solutions
Future Lighting Solutions has announced a collaboration with Hong Kong’s Quantum Lighting Products Limited to develop an LED retrofit for E26-base incandescent light bulbs.

Digital Lumens named 2011 Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum
Digital Lumens, developer of the industry’s first Intelligent Lighting System, has announced that it has been named a 2011 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum.

Lighting Sciences Inc. Series 6400T goniophotometer accepted for IES 2010 Progress Report
Lighting Sciences Inc. is pleased to announce that its Series 6400T goniophotometer has been recognized by the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Progress Report Committee as "a unique and significant advancement to the art and science of lighting."

More Industry News

Leotek relocates US headquarters in Silicon Valley, California

Energy Smart Industry announces LED retrofit program for industrial lighting

Phoseon Technology webcast on UV-LEDs and UV curing

EcoSense Lighting strengthens sales and marketing efforts

v2 Lighting Group Inc. launches company and five LED product lines

Kenosha picks Amerlux as best in class for LED street lighting

New IMS prototyping service from PCB-POOL

SCS opens new coating center on Mainland Europe

Application Stories

$subtitles.get($x) Pharos white LEDs illuminate Bridge of Peace
The Bridge of Peace spanning the river Mtkvari features white LEDs from Pharos.


$subtitles.get($x) AOP’s LED lighting transforms Xinbei Bridge into a new landmark
The Xinbei Bridge features 56 sets of AOP’s latest modular lighting fixtures.


Redbird LED completes parking garage LED lighting retrofit at Buckhead Marketplace
Redbird LED, an Atlanta, GA. firm, has completed a parking garage LED lighting retrofit project for Buckhead Marketplace.

$subtitles.get($x) T300 RGB LED Tape Light modernizes West County Mall Food Court
LEDs illuminate and entertain while shoppers enjoy their lunch in the West County Mall Food Court.


More Application Stories

Belgian Butcher Slagerij Johan installs PAS-NGL LEDS and saves 78% energy

Lighthouse screens dazzle visitors at Ermenegildo Zegna store in Shanghai

Upgrading lighting mining equipment in Russia


$subtitles.get($x) Ligitek unveils 50W Cross light
The new Ligitek 50W cross light boasts high-performance LEDs, perfect thermal design and uniform and soft light emission.


$subtitles.get($x) Finland-based Obelux Ltd introduces the most powerful LED light in the world
Obelux Ltd introduces the world’s first and the most powerful High Intensity (HI) flashing white LED light delivering outstanding effective luminous intensity of 200 000 candelas.


$subtitles.get($x) Halco Lighting Technologies introduces 20,000 hour ProLED JC10 and JC20
Halco Lighting Technologies’ ProLED JC10 and JC20 lamps have an average rated life of 20,000 hours and can save up-to 88% in energy costs compared to standard halogen lamps.


$subtitles.get($x) iGuzzini illuminazione to introduce Archilede LED street-lighting system to US in September 2010
iGuzzini illuminazione will introduce its new Archilede LED street-lighting system to the U.S. market beginning in September 2010, with the complete line becoming available here by December 2010.


More Products

TCTech launches embossing production cell for optics fabrication

18W, 36W, 54W LED downlights from NAB LED Lighting

Fiber coupled ultra high power green LED light source

Tyco Electronics’ solderless socket solution for the Cree XLamp MP-L LED

Sheenly Ultra Panel Light

Cooper Lighting introduces recessed LED indirect luminaire


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