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Plessey Awarded £6.7 Million Grant for LED Production Expansion

Plessey Semiconductor reported that the Regional Growth Fund (RGF) has officially granted £6.7 million towards the expansion of Plessey's LED manufacturing facility in Plymouth, England. Plessey produces high performance GaN-on-silicon LEDs. Plessey intends to multiply its manufacturing capacity of gallium nitride material nearly 30 times from over 100 million square…

Nichia Launches Full Lineup of UV LEDs

Nichia has launched a full lineup of 6 new UV LEDs. The new UV LEDs come in a range of UV wavelengths including 365, 375, 385, 395, and 405 nm. Their outputs range from 148 mW up to an impressive 4640mW. Their forward operating currents range from 3500mA at 3.55…

Toshiba Adds Four New LEDs to TL1L4 Series

Toshiba Corporation’s Semiconductor & Storage Products Company reportedly added four new products to its line-up of the “TL1L4 series” of high power white LEDs. The new “TL1L4 series (4A5B type)” achieves a minimum luminous flux of 140lm, an increase of 10 lumens compared to other members of the “TL1L4 series”.…
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Nichia Launches Full Lineup of UV LEDs

Nichia has launched a full lineup of 6 new UV LEDs. The new UV LEDs come in a range of UV wavelengths including 365, 375, 385, 395, and 405 nm. Their outputs range from 148 mW up to an impressive 4640mW. Their forward operating currents range from 3500mA at 3.55 …

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