High Power Devices/Power Amps

Unversity of Cambridge to Get Veeco’s Propel™ Power GaN MOCVD System for GaN-on-silicon Research

The University of Cambridge has ordered Veeco’s Propel™ Power Gallium Nitride (GaN) metal organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) System for GaN-on-silicon power electronics and LED research and development, according to a Veeco press release. The system will be installed at the Cambridge Centre for Gallium Nitride headed by Professor Sir …

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Future Lighting Solutions and NEC Electronics America Introduce Intelligent Constant High-Current Driver with Microcontroller

Future Lighting Solutions (FLS), a division of Future Electronics and a Philips Lumileds Certified Partner based in Santa Clara, California USA, introduced what it claims is the first intelligent constant High-Current Driver (HCD) with microcontroller (MCU). The company says that its new HCD/LED MCU can be used to drive multiple …

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Cyberlux Awarded Patent for Already Field Tested, Emergency Lighting Application

Cyberlux Corporation has reportedly been awarded a patent for their emergency lighting system which takes over automatically during power outages. The technology for the patent, Number 6,986,589 B2, entitled, “Apparatus and Methods for Providing an Emergency Lighting Augmentation System”, has already been tested in the field. A pilot program installed …

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Cyberlux Technology Applied to Backup Lighting of School Emergency Situation Room

Cyberlux will get to apply its products to an emergency lighting system that has been installed in what is being called the emergency situation room at King’s Park High School in King’s Park, New York. New York Senator, John J. Flanagan (Republican-East Northport) announced the completed installation for the program …

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Cree Signs XLamp Distributor for Italy and Cuts Silicon Microwave Losses with Closure of Sunnyvale Operation

Cree Inc. has signed an agreement with Tecnika Due srl to distribute Cree’s XLamp power LEDs in Italy. Tecnika Due of Vittorio Veneto, Italy, an electronic component and subsystem distributor established in 1982, has been distributing Cree’s power components since 2002. Chris James, Cree’s vice president of marketing stated, “Tecnika …

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Linear Technology Introduces LED Array Driver

Linear Technology Corp of Milpitas, California USA, introduced a synchronous buck-boost DC/DC converter LED array driver. The LTC3453 operates in synchronous buck, synchronous boost, or buck-boost mode, depending on input voltage and LED maximum forward voltage. The device can drive up to 4 white LEDs at a combined current of …

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Toshiba Launches LED Driver For Mobile Devices

Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc. (TAEC) of San Jose, California USA, launched a new driver IC to power the white LEDs used in LCD backlighting of mobile devices. The model, called TB62737FUG, achieves power-efficiency of 87 percent. This translates into longer rechargeable battery life. Mass production is scheduled to start …

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