LEDs Magazine | View online | April 27, 2011
LEDs Newsletter | April 27, 2011

Welcome to the LEDs Magazine weekly newsletter for April 27, 2011.

The April/May issue of LEDs Magazine is now available on our website –view the Table of Contents.

The countdown continues to the Strategies in Light China conference in May. The last day to pre-register is May 4, 2011. The Call for Papers for Strategies in Light Japan has been extended until May 13.

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

Headline News

Cree delivers LED alternative to linear fluorescent fixtures

$subtitles.get($x) Cree’s CR SSL luminaire designs deliver 90 to 110 lm/W efficacy utilizing LEDs that radiate upwards into a mixing chamber and reflector that distributes light through a diffuser.

Rensselaer researchers boost green LED efficiency

$subtitles.get($x) Research at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute leverages a nanoscale patterning technique to boost the optical efficiency of green LEDs in the lab.

Switch Lighting announces unique LED replacement lamps

$subtitles.get($x) Replacement lamp design relies on inert liquid for cooling allowing Switch Lighting to drive the LEDs at higher current, achieving greater brightness with fewer components.

Philips adds Trilux to list of licensees for LED luminaire program

German lighting manufacturer Trilux has become the latest participant in Philips’ licensing program for LED-related intellectual property.

Articles

SIL China focuses on LED and SSL market expansion

$subtitles.get($x) China is undergoing dramatic growth both in the manufacture of LEDs and LED-based products, and as a huge consumer of solid-state lighting. The first SIL China event will cover market expansion with an East Meets West theme.

SIL 2011: Lighting track spans color science, dimming, modules and retrofit lamps

$subtitles.get($x) The LEDs in Lighting track at the 2011 Strategies in Light conference afforded the opportunity to hear about color science, energy efficiency, dimming, digital control, retrofit lighting and other SSL topics.

LED safety standard UL 8750 requires further clarification

There is still some clarity needed in how UL 8750 addresses safety requirements for packaged LED components, which can even affect the choice of encapsulation materials.

More Industry News

Strong results for Veeco, more MOCVD sales for Aixtron

Veeco continues to see strong orders from China and other regions, while Aixtron has reported more reactor sales in Taiwan.

DOE publishes updated SSL R&D plan

The US Department of Energy has published the March 2011 edition of the Solid-State Lighting (SSL) R&D Multi-Year Program Plan (MYPP).

GE joins forces with EDF to give Tower Bridge a lighting makeover in time for 2012 celebrations

$subtitles.get($x) GE has joined forces with EDF, City Hall and the City of London Corporation, to install a state-of-the-art energy efficient lighting system on Tower Bridge.

Acuity Brands enters collaboration agreement with Neonlite Electronic & Lighting (HK), Ltd.

Acuity Brands, Inc. has announced an LED lamp technology sharing and business collaboration agreement with Neonlite Electronic & Lighting (HK), Ltd.

More Headlines

Harvard wins Queen’s Award for street-lighting innovation

LED EXPO – OLED EXPO 2011 offers special incentive to international buyers

Luminus Devices achieves UL8750 recognition for its lighting-class LEDs

Philips wins red dot awards for product design 2011


Application Stories

Mall of America continues to go green on Earth Day with announcement of LED lights to be installed in the parking ramps

On Earth Day, Mall of America announced its plan to replace 5,400 metal halide and high pressure sodium fixtures in the parking ramps with specially designed new fixtures featuring LED technology from Acuity Brands.

Ledtolite uses Bridgelux LED arrays to illuminate Dior booth in Galeries Lafayette

$subtitles.get($x) Ledtolite of France has selected Bridgelux’s LED Array light sources for its innovative double downlight design for the Dior Fragrance booth in the magnificent “Galeries Lafayette” in Paris, France.

LEDs by Seoul Semiconductor lighten the anniversary installation at the Roman Forum

$subtitles.get($x) After the Forum Romanum has literally seen a dark era, a LED light installation now illuminates the buildings on the occasion of its founding anniversary.

Greenhouse complex Koppert Cress in Monster most energy-conserving in the world

Koppert Cress, Europe’s largest micro vegetable nursery, placed another order today to use LED lighting in its greenhouse complex. This makes Koppert Cress the most energy-conserving greenhouse complex in the world.

More Headlines

Harvard wins Queen’s Award for street-lighting innovation

LED EXPO – OLED EXPO 2011 offers special incentive to international buyers

Luminus Devices achieves UL8750 recognition for its lighting-class LEDs

Philips wins red dot awards for product design 2011


Products

Philips Lumileds introduces Luxeon A, its latest illumination-grade LED

$subtitles.get($x) Luxeon A, introduced this week, is the latest illumination grade LED from Philips Lumileds that reduces the engineering effort required for new solutions and delivers freedom from binning.

TESS has a debut on Taiwan's emerging stock market and announces two 20 watt LED bulbs featuring high lumen and high CRI

$subtitles.get($x) TESS debuted on Taiwan's emerging stock market on April 20, 2011 and reveaed two remarkable high efficiency LED bulbs to market

Osram Sylvania adds solid-state lighting fixtures to its portfolio

$subtitles.get($x) Osram Sylvania has announced plans to offer a comprehensive portfolio of energy-efficient lighting fixtures for commercial and residential use.

Sunon releases LED solution for Philips Fortimo LED SLM system 3000 lm (TA004-10003)

$subtitles.get($x) The Sunon high-efficiency active cooling module meets the high-power cooling requirements of the Philips Fortimo LED SLM 3000lm system, while allowing its 40W LED Spotlight to give the highest quality lighting possible.

More Products

NobleCure is a new UV-LED solution for printing applications

Sheenly Quadro-LED modules shine in cove lighting worldwide

LED Source offers Coemar Reflection Ledko

Lumex introduces TransBrite family of light-pipe technology

Phoenix Products Company, Inc. launches flexible LED docklite

Linear 32-channel 30mA buck LED driver with DOT correction

Mean Well introduces DC/DC constant current LED driver: LDD series

LED street light 340W- for ball court, docks, squares, stations, airports

Brilliant color soft LED display

Derun Lighting Technology Co., LTD releases the rigid LED Bar

Cosmos Lighting releases 2w-E27 LED candle light

100W high-power LED used for LED flood light and LED tunnel light

T-Global announces release of TG-X 12 W/m-k gap filler

Elation to spotlight hi-res video panels, white LED fixtures at InfoComm 2011

Master Bond low-thermal-expansion epoxy passes NASA low-outgassing tests

12-Watt PAR30 LED spotlights from FZLED with dimming function

Power Integrations’ LinkSwitch-PH LED driver ICs

LASER World of PHOTONICS 2011 will present new technologies

Green Creative Titanium LED retrofit series now available

CUI releases dimmable LED drivers

NXP SSL drivers for industrial, warehouse and street-light applications

ZemosLED launches 80,000 hour LED package

Acuity Brands expands outdoor LED roadway and street lighting portfolio


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