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LEDs Newsletter | February 2, 2011

Welcome to the LEDs Magazine weekly newsletter for February 2, 2011.

This week, our Strategically Speaking column discusses the unprecedented level of orders for MOCVD systems.

The Call for Papers for October's Strategies in Light Europe conference in Milan, Italy, is now open.

Also, a new website has been launched for our sister publication LEDs Magazine Japan.

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

Headline News

$subtitles.get($x) Digital Lumens LED lighting wins with food distributors
Quandt’s Foodservice and United States Cold Storage install Digital Lumen’s LED-based Intelligent Lighting Systems and Relamp LED offers new financing option for the SSL system.


$subtitles.get($x) Fire hazard causes recall for Eco-Story LED lamps
A US-based supplier has recalled around 42,000 LED lamps that can pose a fire hazard when used without a class II transformer.


Instrument Systems receives major order from Korea
LG Innotek has placed a large order for LED test equipment with Instrument Systems, and a light-measurement expert has also joined the German company.

$subtitles.get($x) Cree demonstrates 60W-equivalent LED retrofit lamp
LED-based A-lamp achieves Energy Star requirements for 60W replacement lamps, but Cree hasn’t formalized plans to bring a product to market.


More Headlines

Seoul Semiconductor unveils Z6 and Z7 HB-LED lamps

Rubicon Technology demonstrates 12-inch sapphire wafers

Resource Center

EVENTS: Strategies in Light Europe 2011 issues Call for Papers
Strategies in Light Europe 2011, which takes place in October in Milan, is now accepting abstracts through 18 March.

STRATEGICALLY SPEAKING: How many MOCVD reactors is too many?
An unprecedented level of orders for MOCVD reactors could create a glut in the LED market, but is unlikely to have much effect on high-end LED suppliers, says TOM HAUSKEN and Strategies Unlimited staff.

WHITE PAPER: Universal off-line LED string driver with PFC design solution
This design note describes a compact solution featuring AC-DC conversion, power-factor correction and constant current to the LED. The LED design is ideal for applications where performance and efficiency are key, including LED-based fluorescent-tube replacements.

WEBCAST: Light and color measurement of today's LED technology
In this live one-hour webcast scheduled for March 2, attendees will gain a comprehensive understanding of today's optical-measurement techniques of LED technology.

More Industry News

$subtitles.get($x) Bridgelux adds to RS LED array series, hits 8000 lm
Bridgelux has expanded its RS LED Array family with new models that reach 5600 lm in warm white and 8000 lm in cool white, and targets market segments such as retail lighting and street lights.


$subtitles.get($x) Tyco launches modular SSL system product family
Tyco’s Nevalo SSL family of products includes LED modules, drivers, cabling, optics, and thermal components that luminaire makers can combine, yielding products in form factors such as downlights and spot lights.


$subtitles.get($x) Streetlight Intelligence, National collaborate on street-lighting technologies
National Semiconductor and Streetlight Intelligence plan to combine their respective experience in integrated LED drivers and intelligent control and monitoring products for street lighting.


Lighting for Tomorrow 2011 competition focuses on SSL
The American Lighting Association and the Consortium for Energy Efficiency launched the 2011 Lighting for Tomorrow competition at the Dallas Lighting Market with a focus on lighting controls and LED-based solid-state lighting.

More Headlines

SPIE promotes Synopsys' William Cassarly to Fellow of the Society

GE Lighting makes sense of LEDs with new catalogue

Phoseon Technology to display UV-LED curing systems

Ringdale, CTS announce sale of ActiveLED in Latin America

Green Lighting 2011 – International Vision for Global Aspirations

Future Facilities' thermal simulation software solves cooling problems

ElectroniCast high-brightness LEDs global market forecast and analysis

Framos grows portfolio with Smartek products

LEDTechExpo 2011, the int'l exhibition for LED solutions

Dialight to showcase going green with LED lighting at conference in the US

Two out of three large-sized LCDs to use LED backlights in 2011

GT Solar receives USD 33.3 M order for sapphire crystallization furnaces

Dow Corning joins the imec GaN affiliation program

UL hosts LED roadshows - safety, performance, energy efficiency

GE displays retail lighting at Euroshop

OptoTherm names new sales rep in China

UV LED pioneer ITL expands China operations and opens manufacturing

Osram forecasts electric vehicles to benefit most from new LED lighting

Pixled exhibits at ISE

Brush Engineered Materials Inc. to change name to Materion Corporation

Xicato appoints Megan Carroll as US Eastern Region OEM Sales Manager

Epoxy Technology Announces distributor for France, Germany, Austria and Greece

Lumenpulse: a new architectural LED lighting leader in the UK market

Bridgelux appoints Chief Sales and Marketing Officer

Arrow Electronics and Carclo Optics sign EMEA distribution agreement

Application Stories

Centennial, Colorado saves more than USD50,000 a year with Dialight LED traffic signals
Centennial, Colorado recently completed a project to upgrade each of the city’s traffic and pedestrian countdown signals from traditional incandescent units to Dialight’s high-efficiency, low-maintenance ITE-compliant LED traffic signals.

$subtitles.get($x) Carmanah solar LED lights illuminate three miles of pathway for Lummi Nation
Carmanah Technologies Corporation is providing 70 EverGEN 1710 solar LED lighting systems to illuminate Haxton Way Trail for the Lummi Nation Indian Reservation, Lummi Nation, Washington.


$subtitles.get($x) LTP installs SSL media screen at 110 Fetter Lane
Lighting Technology Projects (LTP) has completed the installation of a striking media wall feature which has integrated solid state lighting and forms a visual centrepiece in the foyer of the new 11-story building at 110 Fetter Lane in the City of London.


$subtitles.get($x) JCC Lighting supplies low-energy LED lighting for First Choice Holidays
Lighting manufacturer JCC Lighting has been appointed by First Choice Holidays as its lighting partner, to supply lighting solutions in their new concept holiday superstores, and their shop-in-shop pods located in large department stores throughout the UK.


More Application Stories

Sheenly Lighting ultra slim LED panel light project in Germany

Ambergreat's LED street light shines in Canada's parking lot project

Robe lights up Czech and Slovakia's Got Talent

Focus supplies LED lights to Gazprom service stations

Fourth generation auto dealer adopts 21st century LED lighting

SOL increases energy efficiency of US Embassy in Panama with solar lighting

Unibond LED troffer lights up office bulding

Acuity Brands' Holophane to supply LED luminaires for Vancouver's green initiative

Large-scale project to highlight warehouse complex series of LED lights USS


$subtitles.get($x) Infineon releases ILD4035 switch-mode LED driver for 1W LEDs for general lighting applications
Infineon Technologies introduces the ILD4035, the first member of the new ILD4xxx family of switch-mode LED drivers for general lighting applications.


$subtitles.get($x) LedEngin launches its highest performance LED emitter platform with record lumen density
LedEngin announces LZP-series of multi-chip emitters generating up to 5500 lm at 5500K CCT and 3000 lm at 3100K, in a compact 12 x 12-mm package.


$subtitles.get($x) Runion Energy Solutions introduces affordable 2x2 LED troffer
The drop-in 2x2-foot troffer luminaire from Runion employs an array of four 2-foot Cardinal Linear Lights.


$subtitles.get($x) Cree broadens LED module family to further accelerate adoption of LED lighting
Cree, Inc. is extending its LED module family with the Cree LMR2 LED Module, a compact, high-efficiency module that provides a simple solution for lighting designers and manufacturers looking to offer best-in-class LED lighting.


More Products

LSI Industries introduces new LED high-bay fixture

Helios Crew introduces the revolutionary S35 LED

Ecobility takes LED innovation to new heights

LED driver handles rigors of higher voltage off-line illumination

Special -purpose SMT pick and place machine for LED light bars

New Excelsys 75W and 100W dimming LED power supplies are 92% efficient

Infinity LED new products launch

Photonic crystal patterning on full 4" wafers with Phable technology

New Modo LED Lighting offers competitive cost and energy savings

GlacialLight unveils LED lamps to replace A19 incandescent bulbs

Appalachian Lighting Systems' 1000 watt metal halide LED replacement

Power Integrations expands popular LinkSwitch(tm)-PH family of LED driver ICs

RentAlite announces a more powerful Premium Power LED

SunLED Corporation unveils new NinjaLED series

Lunera Lighting introduces 1200 series grid lay-in LED lighting

Apple Lighting introduces 120W LED high bay with 9000lm

Cree broadens LED module family to further accelerate adoption of LED lighting

Traxon Technologies introduces Cove Light AC for ambient lighting

Epi-Light launches new high-power UV emitters

Master Bond toughened structural adhesive cures at room temperature

Nora Lighting introduces low-profile pillar LED track fixture

Maxim’s LED solution enables drop-in replacements for halogen MR16 lamps

ATD releases 240W, 200W and 185W LED street lights

A world first for HA-Rental and the Philips Selecon PL3

Digi-Key Corporation announces stock of Cree's LMR4 LED lighting modules

KLA-Tencor launches Candela 8620 for HB-LED manufacturing

Magnalight LED light tower provides high power and convenience

Power Sources Unlimited LED driver with dimming control

LALED LED lamps compatible with all lighting automation systems

Rentalite introduces the Premium Power LED Lines

Carmanah releases new solar LED outdoor street light

Seoul Semiconductor announces two new HB-LED lamps

Wavelength Electronics unveils RHM5K-CH unipolar temperature controller

Human Digital adopts ITL compact air-cooled UV LED solution VTwin


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