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Japanese Firm Nitride Semiconductor Files Patent Infringement Claim in Tokyo District Court Against Digi-Key and RayVio

On July 12, 2018 (Japan time), Nitride Semiconductor Co., Ltd. filed a patent infringement lawsuit with the Tokyo District Court against Digi-Key Corporation doing business as Digi-Key Electronics and UV-LED maker Ray Vio. Digi-Key sells UV-LED products on the internet that are manufactured by RayVio Corporation, a CA-based UV-LED manufacturer.…

LG Innotek Launches "Eye-Pleasing" LED

South Korean firm LG Innotek introduced what it terms the “eye-pleasing (EP)” LED package for the first time. According to the company, the “EP LED” is a new concept derived from previous research on the interaction between light and the human eye. The company says it implemented its proprietary technology…

Changelight Orders Aixtron 2800G4 Systems for Fine Pitch and Mini LED Production Capacity Expansion

German firm Aixtron SE reported that the company is supplying additional MOCVD technology to Xiamen Changelight Co, Ltd (Changelight). The Chinese company plans to use the new AIX 2800G4-TM cluster systems from Aixtron to expand its production capacities for solar cells and arsenide-phosphide-based red, orange and yellow LEDs (ROY LED) including…

Nice Côte d’Azur Airport to get Terminal Doppler Lidar from Mitsubishi Electric

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation reported that Météo-France, the national meteorological service in France, awarded it a contract to supply a Terminal Doppler Lidar system (DIABREZZA™ A Series) for use at Nice Côte d’Azur Airport. Nice Côte d’Azur Airport, France’s second-busiest international airport, handled 13.3 million passengers in 2017. The 1.5 micrometer…

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Japanese Firm Nitride Semiconductor Files Patent Infringement Claim in Tokyo District Court Against Digi-Key and RayVio

On July 12, 2018 (Japan time), Nitride Semiconductor Co., Ltd. filed a patent infringement lawsuit with the Tokyo District Court against Digi-Key Corporation doing business as Digi-Key Electronics and UV-LED maker Ray Vio. Digi-Key sells UV-LED products on the internet that are manufactured by RayVio Corporation, a CA-based UV-LED manufacturer. …

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Growing Role for Mini and Micro LEDs, GaN Power Electronics, and VCSELs Expected in Veeco’s Future

I got to speak with Peo Hansson, senior vice president and general manager of MOCVD business at Veeco. While much of Veeco’s revenue has come from selling MOCVD systems for LED production, the company now sees its future focus on selling systems for fabricating, mini and micro LEDs, GaN power …

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Dialight’s New 655 Series ½-Inch LED Panel Mount Indicators Offer Reliability & Value for Control Panel Applications

Company’s 80-year Legacy in LED Indicator Market Ensures Dependable Performance with Flexible, Plug & Play Installation Farmingdale, New Jersey USA– Dialight (LSE:DIA), celebrating 80 years as a global leader in industrial LED lighting innovation, today launched its new 655 Series  ½-inch Snap-in Panel Mount Indicators, providing a high-bright, RoHS compliant solution for …

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