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ITRI Developing Micro LED Technology for Displays Small and Large

Government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) of Taipei, Taiwan is reportedly developing micro LED technology for various sized displays, according to a DigiTimes article. For small displays, ITRI created a 0.55-inch display made from single-light micro LED chips of just 10-micron in size on a silicon substrate at a pixel…
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Bolb Inc. Develops Transparent Hole-Supplying Layer for UVC LEDs, Tripling Output Without Voltage Penalty

Startup firm Bolb Inc. of Livermore, California USA, announced a new line of ultraviolet c-band LEDs. The new UVC LEDs boast record single-chip performance for universal disinfection. According to the company, UVC LEDs made by Bolb Inc. have achieved 12.2% external quantum efficiency (EQE), a record for UVC LEDs. Bolb Inc.…

Material with Highest Degree of Optical Anisotropy (directional dependence) Created; Possible Applications Include Sensors, LEDs, and Solar

The clear mineral Iceland spar can make you see double if you place the mineral on top of an image due to an occurrence of double refraction. This double refraction is a result of a crystal material quality known as optical anisotropy (meaning directional dependence). Light slows down, and the…

KAIST Researchers Develop Low-Cost Transfer Method for Fabrication of Blue Micro LED Array (f-VLEDs)

A KAIST research team developed a low-cost production method for flexible, verticle blue thin-film micro LEDs (f-VLEDs). Professor Keon Jae Lee from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and his team developed the one-time transfer method for fabricating an array of thousands of blue, gallium nitride (GaN) micro LEDs…

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Aledia Orders Veeco Propel System for Development of 3D Nanowire LEDs

Veeco Instruments Inc. of Plainview, New York USA, reported that Aledia, a developer and maker of next-generation 3D LEDs for display applications utilizing its gallium-nitride-nanowires-on-silicon platform, chose Veeco’s Propel® GaN MOCVD system. Aledia says the system will support advanced research and development of 3D nanowire LEDs. Aledia pointed to the …

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Fusion Optix Acquires Optical Film and Light Guide Production Equipment and Other Assets from Rambus Lighting Division

Fusion Optix, Inc. of Woburn, Massachusetts USA, a maker of LED optical components including LED light engines, light guides, and optical films, reported that it acquired the production equipment related to optical films and light guides as well as quality control and testing equipment and other assets from the previously …

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Osram Introduces XLS Standardized LED Sources for Automotive Turn Signal, DRL, and Fog Light Applications

Osram-- LED-based XLS series of automotive lamps -- red, yellow, white fog lamp, and white daytime running lamp

Osram Licht AG of Germany is launching XLS (eXchangable LED Signal), standardized LED light sources for automotive signal light applications. The company says that combining standardized light sources and LED technology will radically alter the automotive signal lamp sector. Osram claims that its launch of LY5 and LW5 in yellow …

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