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Veeco Reports Sale of Multiple MOCVD Systems to Changelight

Veeco Instruments Inc. of Plainview, New York USA, announced that Changelight Co., Ltd. (Changelight) has ordered multiple TurboDisc® EPIK™ 700 Gallium Nitride (GaN) Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) systems. Changelight said that it intends to use the systems to produce LEDs for general lighting. Changelight says it decided to purchase…
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Everlight Electronics Introduces New IR emitter and PIN Photodiode for Blood Oximeters

Everlight Electronics CO., LTD. has introduced a new infrared emitting diode in a miniature SMD package, IRR60-48C/TR8. The company has also introduced a high speed, high sensitivity PIN photodiode, PD60-48C/TR8. Both measure 6x4.8x1.1mm for oximeter detector applications. According to experience, Everlight says that its red 660nm together with infrared 905nm…

Osram Launches High-power Duris S 10 LED

Osram Opto Semiconductors has launched the new Duris S 10 LED. The Duris S 10 adds to the company's Chip Array SMD (CAS) family. The company says that the LED can serve as an alternative to low-lumen Chip-on-Board LEDs. The Duris S 10 boasts high efficiency, high light output, and…

Osram Wins Injunction Then Files Three Further Lawsuits Against Asus After Failing to Reach a Settlement

Osram reports that the company has obtained a favorable first instance judgment in its patent infringement lawsuit against the Taiwanese company, ASUSTek Computer Inc. Osram alleged that certain white LEDs such as those used in first generation ASUS Nexus 7 tablets infringe its German patent DE 196 55 185. The…
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Light From Tablets Found to Effect Adolescents More than Adults, According to New LRC Study

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In a follow-up to a well-publicized 2012 study about “Self-luminous devices” and their effects on sleep, the Lighting Research Center (LRC), Professor Mariana Figueiro, looked into the effects of tablets specifically on adolescents. The new paper title, “Self-luminous devices and melatonin suppression in adolescents,” appears in the journal, Lighting Research …

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