LEDs Magazine | View online | March 23, 2011
LEDs Newsletter | March 23, 2011

Welcome to the LEDs Magazine weekly newsletter for March 23, 2011. The March issue of LEDs Magazine is now available online - view the Table of Contents.

The Call for Papers for Strategies in Light Europe has been extended until March 25. Separately, a Call for Papers has now been issued for Strategies in Light Japan.

Meanwhile, the countdown has started to the Strategies in Light China conference, which takes place in mid May in Hong Kong.

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

Headline News

Osram Sylvania claims PAR38 LED lamp record

A laboratory prototype PAR38 LED lamp has demonstrated an output of 1650 lm with an efficacy of 68 lm/W and a CRI of 92.

LED Manufacturing News: ULED, Optogan, Beiji Haotian

United LED has placed a multi-tool order for Veeco MOCVD systems, Optogan has placed a multi-system order for Oxford Instruments’ etch and deposition systems, and Aixtron is supplying five MOCVD systems to Beiji Haotian Technology Co., Ltd.

LEDs play an increasingly vital role in life-science applications

LED lighting technology can enhance our health, serve in rehabilitative therapy, and enable diagnosis of critical life-threatening conditions.

Outdoor Lighting: Tucson chooses Cooper SSL, Brazil allies with PolyBrite

$subtitles.get($x) Brazilian agreement will open South American market for PolyBrite while Cooper delivers LED street lights in Tucson, Arizona, and LED Roadway Lighting will test GPS-enabled luminaires.

Articles

Counting down to Strategies in Light China: conference highlights

Strategies in Light China takes place mid May in Kowloon, Hong Kong and will look at issues such as how the SSL industry’s focus is changing from lumen per watt to lumen per dollar.

LED drivers for 3D-TV backlights require extreme accuracy

$subtitles.get($x) Implementing a 3D mode in an LED TV increases the demand for current accuracy, peak current range, number of channels, timing speed and accuracy in the LED driver IC, as Werner Schogler, Markus Luidolt and Manfred Pauritsch explain.

Compatibility Part 4: Economic benefits of compatibility testing of LED lighting devices and systems

Most lighting manufacturers fail to realize that making an upfront investment in avoiding product failures always proves to be more economical than trying to figure out how to fix it later, explains PHILIP KEEBLER in the latest article in his series on compatibility.

Resource Center

WEBCAST: Standards for LED Retrofits – How to Certify Products for the US and Canada

This Webcast on March 23 will discuss the correct procedure for certifying LED retrofits such as LED replacement tubes and LED replacement modules for troffers and downlights. It will cover the Energy Star Luminaires V1.0 specification, which includes solid-state lighting.

CONFERENCE: LED Japan/Strategies in Light 2011 issues call for papers

The LED Japan Conference and Expo/Strategies in Light 2011 Advisory Board is now accepting abstracts for the conference, which will take place in Yokohama Japan on September 28-30.

WEBCAST: Near Infrared – Challenges in Lighting and Sensing

This Webcast on April 6 discusses the design challenges of building systems that utilize near-infrared LEDs, lasers and sensors.

More Industry News

Nexxus Lighting's Array LED light bulbs to be sold at Lowe's

Beginning June 2011, a range of Nexxus LED lamps will be available on Lowes.com and in Lowe’s stores.

NIVISS RGB LED modules illuminate the Slaska-Dabrowski Bridge in Warsaw

$subtitles.get($x) NIVISS, one of the fastest growing companies in the LED lighting sector, designed and implemented a new series of RGB LED Engines for decorative illumination of one of the bridges in the Polish capital city.

Products

Aimtec expands line of DC/DC constant current LED drivers: Wired for light

$subtitles.get($x) Aimtec has expanded its line of DC/DC constant current LED drivers with its AMLDLW-Z series featuring wire connections that can be attach directly to the LED string.

E-Lite OptoTech unveils 25500-lm LED Flood/Canopy light with Cree inside

$subtitles.get($x) E-Lite OptoTech Co., Ltd. has announced commercial availability of the new LED flood/canopy light range, Omni series, up to 25500 lumen light output.

Philips Fortimo LED SLM 3000 provides maximum punch LED lighting for retail

$subtitles.get($x) Philips Lighting has extended its range of LED spotlighting modules for the retail sector, with the introduction of the Fortimo LED SLM 3000.

Synopsys’ CODE V enhances aspheric lens system design

$subtitles.get($x) Synopsys, Inc. has announced the availability of enhancements to its CODE V optical design and analysis software.

More Products

F10 from Relco satisfies new regulation requirements

Cosmos Lighting release new generation LED T8 tube lights

Osram Sylvania introduces Professional Series LED bulbs

Lutron introduces new Stairwell Retrofit Solution

Bulbrite introduces next gen energy-efficient LED PAR dimmables


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