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LEDs Newsletter | November 16, 2011

Welcome to the LEDs Magazine weekly newsletter for November 16, 2011.

Our Fall series of Webcasts continued yesterday with “Diagnosing and Solving Thermal Challenges in Next-Generation LEDs." Recently-broadcast Webcasts are now in the Webcast archive, and you can also view details of several more upcoming events.

Early-bird discounts are ending soon for Strategies in Light 2012 - take advantage of saving up to $200 before it is too late.

The Advisory Board for Strategies in Light China is currently accepting abstracts for the 2012 conference. Submit your abstract by December 9, 2011.

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

Headline News

China unveils plans for incandescent lamp phase-out
China will stop imports and sales of incandescent lamps beginning with 100W lamps from October 2012.

IEA Annex releases draft SSL performance tiers
A solid-state lighting program run by the International Energy Agency (IEA) has released draft performance tiers for four different SSL product types.

$subtitles.get($x) Osram acquires remaining Traxon shares, announces new IR LED
Osram has acquired the remaining 49% of Traxon shares, transitioning the LED lighting specialist from a close partner to an Osram brand.


$subtitles.get($x) OLEDs: Osram record, EU flexible-OLED project, NanoMarkets, OSA
Osram has announced a record-breaking flexible OLED, while a EU-funded group headed up by Imec will also pursue flexible OLEDs with built-in intelligence. NanoMarkets has published an OLED materials market report and the OSA has published a volume of OLED research papers.


More Headlines

Cree’s Ruud Lighting subsidiary announces facility expansion

Digital Lumens adds higher-output LED luminaires with IP-65 rating

Lynk Labs awarded more AC-LED technology patents

Resource Center

STRATEGICALLY SPEAKING: Chinese LED manufacturing – more than just LEDs
Significant investments and subsidies have enhanced Chinese companies’ capabilities to produce not only LED chips and packaged devices, but also materials and equipment used in LED manufacturing, as TOM HAUSKEN explains.

WEBCAST: Diagnosing and Solving Thermal Challenges in Next-Generation LEDs
This webcast, first broadcast on November 15, covers how to meet thermal management challenges in a way that addresses performance, lifetime and cost requirements.

APPLICATION NOTE: Thermal Foldback Technique for Extending LED Lifetime
This application note describes implementation of a thermal foldback technique for the CAT4101 linear constant-current LED driver that limits maximum allowed temperature, thereby optimizing LED lifetime. It is one of several new design notes by ON Semiconductor.

More Industry News

LG and other Korean giants face ban on LED luminaire sales
The big chaebols in Korea, including LG and Sansung, have been told that they cannot sell LED luminaires into the Korean market, in order to protect smaller manufacturers.

Strategies in Light 2012 offers NCQLP certification and LEU credits
Tutorials in the LED Light & Design Pavilion at February’s show will be eligible for certification and credits.

$subtitles.get($x) Cooper and Long Island Power promote residential LED lighting
The Long Island Power Authority and Cooper Lighting, in conjunction with nine electrical distributors, are promoting Energy Star-qualified SSL to residential customers.


$subtitles.get($x) LED Industry News: GE, The Fresh Market, Taiwan, Lighting Association, UV LED Curing Association
GE Lighting has recognized several retailers for their energy-efficiency programs, while Taiwan has begun a street-lighting project. The Lighting Association has introduced an LED product-verification program and three companies have founded the UV LED Curing Association.


More Headlines

Mouser Electronics and Illumitex form partnership on LED solutions

Irish firm Nualight wins Europe's Cleantech Connect Award 2011

Energy Express publishes issue focusing on OLEDs

EU project IMOLA starts R&D on large-area intelligent OLED lighting

Shipments of LED lamps, luminaires to exceed 500M units in Asia Pacific by 2021

Walmart, Walgreens and The Fresh Market among industry leaders in efficiency

New laboratory forms for Photometric & Optical Testing

Osram achieves milestone on the road to widespread OLED application

Philips Lumileds deploys Camstar platform across three global sites

UV LED Curing Association forms

Dialight plc releases Interim Management Statement

Hess AG transfers exclusive representation rights to Thorn UK & Ireland

Thorn Lighting announces Energy Solutions service

Veeco’s share of MOCVD market surged in Q3, says IMS Research

Patented breakthroughs in LED technology increase beam-angle range

Dialight customer takes home Industrial Retrofit of the Year award at LuxLive

Heraeus Noblelight appoints new business development manager

The Lighting Association announces Lab Verified scheme

Hera Lighting adds National Accounts Manager in Canada

Estar recieves a pre-order for 500,000 LED bulbs

Fulham donates ThoroLED lamps to Lights On Afterschool program

NanoMarkets report projects growth in OLED lighting materials market

AC-ET exhibits at BVE North

Lighting Science Group CEO recognized as a nat'l Champion of Change

Online lamp buying made easy at the Light Bulb People

NCQLP certification and LEU credits offered at Strategies in Light 2012

LSI Industries provides new LED video displays for US Bank Arena

Taiwan Trade Centre's Taiwan LED Lighting Exhibition show report

Application Stories

$subtitles.get($x) Cnlight uses Oree planar LEDs in new table lamp
A new planar LED table lamp made by Cnlight utilizes a very thin (3.73 mm) light source from Oree, giving the appearance of an OLED fixture.


$subtitles.get($x) Cree shines the LED light on Camp Pendleton Marine Corps base
Cree, Inc. has announced that more than 930 LR6 six-inch LED downlights and LR24 LED lay-in luminaries have been installed at Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base.


$subtitles.get($x) Robert Juliat Aledin LED profile used in several TV studios
Growing pressure to cut energy consumption has seen many TV studios turning to Robert Juliat’s Aledin LED zoom profile spot.


$subtitles.get($x) Future Lighting Solutions and Humanlitech design LED lighting for Korea’s landmark Busan Cinema Center
Future Lighting Solutions has announced the successful completion of a major lighting project at the Busan Cinema Center, a landmark entertainment complex in Korea.


More Application Stories

Reserv Ltd uses Cree XLamp LEDs for egg candling

ewo provides energy-saving LED technology to Innsbruck Airport

Chroma-Q Color Force makes an impact at Walgreen's Managers Meeting

Accessible OLED installation created by Simon Brunner

Philips Selecon PL1 LED luminaires in the channel 10 Sydney newsroom

Hubbell Lighting illuminates new home for RIPTA

Sol provides lighting solutions for Car Park in Queensland, Australia

Leotek LED lighting saves Quik-Way Shell 60% in utility costs

Bespoke Anolis solution for NIDA

Cooper Lighting brings LED lighting to Detroit Windsor Tunnel

Philips modules illuminate assembly chamber of NRW parliament

Waldschlosschen Bridge illuminated by Hess Lichttechnik GmbH

Royal & Derngate pleased with LED lighting three years later

Mall uses Lumenpulse fixtures, wind turbines to deliver impact

TekLinks experiences the 'wow factor' after installing MaxLite LED panels

BEKA LEDlume uses LEDs from Osram Opto Semiconductors


$subtitles.get($x) TESS launches the 12W, 1000 lumen LED bulb
TESS has announced that its 12W, 1000-lumen LED bulb has received UL, FCC and CE certification, and was launched in the market last month.


$subtitles.get($x) Ambergreat introduces Amberstar LED canopy light to replace 1000W MH lamps
With LEDs from Cree and drivers from Philips /Advance, the Ambergreat canopy light has a light output of up to 25,312 lm at 252W LED power consumption and 278.7W total light power.


$subtitles.get($x) Everlight offers smart binning for high-power LED series
Everlight Electronics Co, Ltd is now offering its customers a 3-step MacAdam Ellipse binning of all warm white color temperatures for the Shuen and Shwo high-power lighting LED series.


$subtitles.get($x) Philips launches the Fortimo LED Line system as an alternative to fluorescent lighting
With module efficacies over 115 lm/W, the new modules and drivers of the Fortimo LED Line system portfolio have been developed to replace fluorescent in many types of luminaires for general lighting applications.


More Products

Dual-Lite introduces its technically advanced LED emergency light

Hubbell introduces LED Roadway luminaire and a LED Retrofit Kit

ALT moves into world lighting market with high-quality products

Spark launched all-new LED street light at HK Lighting Fair

DK Thermal introduces formable thermal PCB solutions

Philips introduces the innovative Surge Protection Device 277V

L1 introduces Intelli-RGBW LED flood light

Chroma-Q Color Charge Plus provides improved brightness

Robe has busy and successful LDI

Silan announces primary-side control LED driver SD6857/8 series

Noribachi premiers Lumenographi LED sign lighting

Leotek introduces new IL-6 series traffic signal LED module

Switch dimmable LED driver from Supertex works with standard light switch

American Opto Plus introduces SMD bar graph LED display

Lighting Science Group introduces new LED high-bay fixtures

Spark LED high-bay light exhibited at HongKong Autumn Lighting Fair

ON Semiconductor introduces highly optimized LED lighting chipset

PNpower's 100W high-power LED for constant voltage

Prizmatix releases Optogenetics Toolkit

Green Lighting's LEDshine360: tomorrow's light bulb, shaped like yesterday's

MaxLite’s LED wall packs receive DesignLights Consortium certification

Osram introduces infrared Power Topled with Nanostack technology

Dialight introduces new CE-compliant 14,000 lumen DuroSite LED high bay

New splash-proof 60-100W LED drivers

AccurIC Ltd HB-LED drivers: deep-dimming meets high-current accuracy

Elecosn announces the brightest LED flash light with 1000 lm

Chroma-Q Color Force Compact provides powerful workhorse LED fixture

CreateLED shows its TV in LDI show in US - Jumbo Genie-LED TV

FZLED showcases compact LED downlights at Interlight Moscow

Lumitech C8-Series LED provides energy savings and color fidelity

PhotonStar to launch ChromaWhite range of LED modules

LEDtronics launches LED T4 tube bulb to replace 15-watt filament bulbs

World's thinnest LED fixture - planar lighting trend created by Cnlight and Oree

GlacialLight exhibiting at Interlight Moscow

Green Creative Titanium LED lamps earn Energy Star qualification

Blueboo launches LED high-bay lights

LEDs Group launches infrared LED floodlight/luminaire for CCTV system

LED Lamp Locator portal is expanded to include linear product

Elation introduces two new LED PARs with amber LED sources

Dialight launches DuroSite LED area light for industrial task and area lighting

Grasp Lighting Group, LLC announces more LED retrofits


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