LEDs Magazine | View online | August 17, 2011
LEDs Newsletter | August 17, 2011

Welcome to the LEDs Magazine weekly newsletter for August 17, 2011.

This week, DOE has announced another round of SSL funding for core technology and product development.

The final opportunity for early-bird savings expires August 24 for LED Japan/Strategies in Light Conference & Expo in Yokohama, Japan.

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

Headline News

Acuity Brands buys lighting-control specialist Horizon Control

Acuity will add to its long list of lighting brands with the cash acquisition of Horizon Control, a company that has focused on PC-based lighting-control systems.

DOE announces USD 12M in 8th round funding of SSL R&D programs

With particular emphasis on meeting performance and cost targets of products for year 2020, two US DOE funding opportunities contain projects across the SSL spectrum – from LED substrate development to novel luminaire design to large-area OLEDs.

SEMI report projects incredible LED fab growth in China

This 38-page report forecasts that GaN epiwafer production capacity in China will grow 300 percent from 2010 to 2012.

Translucent offers alternative path to GaN-on-silicon

A commercially available “virtual” GaN substrate provides a silicon wafer with engineered epitaxial layers upon which gallium nitride-based LEDs can be fabricated.

More Industry News

Color LEDs enable architectural, entertainment, and horticultural applications

$subtitles.get($x) Philips Lumileds adds a deep-red LED to its Luxeon family, while Lebelight Technology claims new brightness record in green LEDs.

Bruker introduces dimensional metrology tool for PSS wafer production

$subtitles.get($x) The new Dimension Edge PSS atomic force microscope from Bruker Corporation delivers precise 3D profile information to control advanced patterned sapphire substrate processes for LED manufacturing.

LED Industry News: Lumenpulse, Labsphere, Stellarnet, Illumitex, and more

Lumenpulse has completed a new round of equity financing, Labsphere is collaborating with a Chinese test center, and Stellarnet is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Plus news from Illumitex, Mouser and Digi-key.

Food displays in 800 co-op stores get Nualight LED lighting

$subtitles.get($x) Nualight has signed a multi-million dollar deal to install LED lighting in the refrigerators and freezers of 800 co-operative food stores in the UK.

More Headlines

Kingsun LED products achieve world-class CB certification

Zumtobel Group triggers public tender for its architecture award

Digi-Key inks global distribution agreement with Everlight Electronics

Nanoco Group signs joint development agreement for quantum dots

ANC Sports hang LED signage above Built Ford Tough Series event

Labsphere to join forces for LED measurement collaboration

IMS Research downgrades 2011 and upgrades 2012 MOCVD forecast

Philips Lumileds' Luxeon LEDs take retrofit bulbs to the next level

Lights from Vision Quest LED reward businesses who are energy conscious

Vontobel to step down as Director USA operations at GDS

Architainment Lighting takes to the streets of London for charity night hike


Application Stories

Outdoor Lighting: De Pere tests LEDs on bridge, BetaLED lights airport

$subtitles.get($x) Port Columbus airport and the city of Pittsburg, CA install BetaLED SSL products, while the city of De Pere, WI tests LED lights from four vendors on the Claude Allouez Bridge.

Designed Architectural Lighting uses Xicato Spot Modules to light PricewaterhouseCoopers building

$subtitles.get($x) The new PricewaterhouseCooper building uses TL-5 fluorescent, with about 30% LED downlighters, over a thousand of which were Designed Architectural Lighting's “Cool Ambiance” range incorporating the 1000-lumen 3000K Ra80+ Xicato Spot Module.

Future Lighting Solutions enables Global Tech LED in converting HID street lights

$subtitles.get($x) Future Lighting Solutions has announced a successful collaboration with Global Tech LED, in implementing energy efficient LED solutions for state roadways and commercial lighting applications.

Ameristar casino wins big with LED installation from Light Emitting Designs

$subtitles.get($x) When guests approach the Ameristar Casino Resort Spa in St. Charles, MO their bright welcome is also energy efficient, thanks to a recent installation of LED bulbs from Light Emitting Designs.

More Headlines

Kingsun LED products achieve world-class CB certification

Zumtobel Group triggers public tender for its architecture award

Digi-Key inks global distribution agreement with Everlight Electronics

Nanoco Group signs joint development agreement for quantum dots

ANC Sports hang LED signage above Built Ford Tough Series event

Labsphere to join forces for LED measurement collaboration

IMS Research downgrades 2011 and upgrades 2012 MOCVD forecast

Philips Lumileds' Luxeon LEDs take retrofit bulbs to the next level

Lights from Vision Quest LED reward businesses who are energy conscious

Vontobel to step down as Director USA operations at GDS

Architainment Lighting takes to the streets of London for charity night hike


Products

Philips introduces Fortimo LED HBM high-brightness module

$subtitles.get($x) Philips has announced the Fortimo LED High Brightness Module (HBM), a compact, high-lumen LED module for white light applications.

Osram and ThyssenKrupp Plastics working hand in hand on illuminated advertising

$subtitles.get($x) The collaboration of Osram and ThyssenKrupp Plastics will offer customers comprehensive service and high-value light solutions, optimally tailored to match the individual requirements of lighting for advertising.

Mean Well introduces 320W LED power supply

$subtitles.get($x) Featuring a 90~305VAC wide AC input range, the HLG-320H series is not only fit for general 115VAC or 230VAC mains input, but also can be operated under 277VAC input in North America.

Detas Dleds introduces 160W high-bay LED light

$subtitles.get($x) Detas Dleds has launched a high bay LED light delivering around 11000 lumens with 135W LED power and total consumption of 160W.

More Products

3elamp adds new wattage options to G24/PL retrofit catalogue

NEON-EK introduces secondary optics from Ledlink Optics Inc.

ETL approved T8 LED tube light released by Ledia Lighting

LUXdrive announces release of A009 BuckBlock LED driver

130W-200W LED bay light launched by Derun Lighting

Domag LED introduces new LED down light

Tri Lite introduces heavy duty LED dock lights

FZLED's PAR30 12W lamps offer TriAC/switch dimming and 4 beam angles

JKL Components' ZLP LEDs provide high brightness in narrow package

Never get caught in the dark with Bask Blade's utility LED lamp

Evermax announces AC-DC LED bulb driver ICs

American Opto Plus LED introduces ultrathin SMT LED displays


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