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LEDs Newsletter | November 11, 2009

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Cree to open LED chip production facility in China

Cree has signed an agreement to increase in its manufacturing presence in Huizhou, China, with its first overseas chip facility.

GE introduces interchangeable LED module

$subtitles.get($x) GE’s LED module technology, purchased from Journee Lighting, it intended to make luminaires upgradeable and serviceable.

NEMO project conducts research on new OLED materials

$subtitles.get($x) Merck KGaA is leading a consortium of 11 partners in the research project entitled New Materials for OLEDs from Solutions (NEMO).

LRC method reduces energy consumption of street lighting

The LRC says that replacing traditional, yellowish high-pressure sodium lights with cool-white light sources can reduce the amount of electric power used for lighting while maintaining or even improving visibility in nighttime conditions.

More Industry News

Obducat takes part in EU project SMASH

With a budget of EUR 11.5 million, the SMASH project will investigate growth of LED structures on nano-structured templates and the development of LEDs based on nano-rod emitters.

Congress to be briefed on LED lighting

A Congressional Luncheon Briefing later this week will discuss how, with energy-efficient technology becoming a government priority, cities across the country are investing in greener lighting sources.

Momentive awarded $4.5 million grant from ARPA-E program

Momentive Performance Materials will lead a team to develop a process for the inexpensive production of high quality, single crystal GaN substrates at high crystal growth rates. This could allow production of LEDs at costs equal to current low-cost fluorescent lighting.

Fusion Optix expands in-house volume manufacturing capabilities

Fusion Optix has installed and commissioned a new optical film production line at its facility in Woburn, MA. The new line represents a significant increase in production capacity and advances in optical film processing technology.

More Headlines

Arco Inc. to distribute Dominant Semiconductor line of products

Solar-LED innovator named one of Canada’s Top 10 cleantech companies

LED lighting manufacturer, Once Innovations, hires VP sales

Professor settles with Mitsubishi in LED/LD patent dispute

Inventronics at 2009 HK Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition)

Radionic LED exit sign retrofit receives City of Chicago approval

Wavelength Electronics releases new website

Sumika increases capacity at its III-V epiwafer foundry in the US


Application Stories

Texas A&M selects Infinilux Solid State Low Bay light for parking structure

$subtitles.get($x) Texas A&M has selected Infinilux fixtures for the university’s first SSL feasibility demonstration. The trial installation of the LB36 was selected to help Texas A&M meet energy conservation goals and lower the environmental impact of the campus-parking program.

PolyBrite International announces greener results in Borealis LED streetlight testing

Installation of Borealis LED streetlights has saved the City of Naperville, Illinois, up to 60% in energy usage for each of the four months of usage. The city’s Department of Public Works is monitoring seven 120W Borealis LED streetlights with a like number of 350W HPS lights.

Woolworths, Australia's largest retailer, embraces LED signage

$subtitles.get($x) Australia’s largest retailer, and the nation's 2nd biggest employer, is turning to LEDs as it rolls out its new image across 780 outlets in Australia and New Zealand.

Macroblock provides LED drivers for China 60th National Day

Celebrations for China's National Birthday included LED displays from Beijing Leyard Co. with giant LED displays in the Tiananmen Square, and GULX Tech Co. with the dramatic “Light Cube”. Macroblock's constant-current LED drivers were used in these displays.

More Headlines

Arco Inc. to distribute Dominant Semiconductor line of products

Solar-LED innovator named one of Canada’s Top 10 cleantech companies

LED lighting manufacturer, Once Innovations, hires VP sales

Professor settles with Mitsubishi in LED/LD patent dispute

Inventronics at 2009 HK Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition)

Radionic LED exit sign retrofit receives City of Chicago approval

Wavelength Electronics releases new website

Sumika increases capacity at its III-V epiwafer foundry in the US


Products & Services

Osram LED produces warm white light, high efficiency, true colors

$subtitles.get($x) Osram Opto Semiconductors has developed a prototype LED for general illumination applications, with a color temperature of 3000 K, a color rendering index of 82 and an efficiency of 104 lm/W.

ALT to launch new product series and advanced green lighting technology

$subtitles.get($x) Aeon Lighting Technology (ALT) has launched a brand new LED lighting product series. Among the highlights is ALT’s exclusive dimmable technology, which has successfully integrated in to the new series of MR16s and PAR 30 and 38s.

Grote introduces LightForm, the world`s first flexible LED lighting film

$subtitles.get($x) At less than 1 millimeter thick, LightForm is a highly advanced, thin, solid-state lighting device that enables users to put LED light in tight spaces and unique places that were previously inaccessible to lighting.

SemiLEDs introduces the new I-core LED chip

$subtitles.get($x) The new I-core (IC) LED is an innovative new chip that will be featured in SemiLEDs’ ultra-high-bright LED product portfolio. The LED features a sleek new design with new electrodes convenient for wire bonding.

More Headlines

Stanley Electric releases high-brightness, super wide angle LED

GlacialLight launches GL-BR20, a 5W AC-LED bulb

Lightweight Pixled LED screens seen on widening range of projects

GE Lighting launches 3rd-gen LED Refrigerated Display Lighting

LEDnovation introduces A19 neutral-white LED lamps

Lumex 3-Watt TitanBrite RGB LED features square package

GosoLED unveils 6W LED dimmable lamps

Visible Light Solar expands Vector LED retrofit product family

Tunnel-type machine vision dome light at LDDLIGHT.com

NXP sets new benchmarks for LED drivers

Brillia intros Thermadjust ambient temperature-sensing technology


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