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LEDiL Releases New Optics Portfolio

LEDiL Oy of Norway has introduced a new optics portfolio including Strada, Carmen, and Florence products. CARMEN The firm released the CARMEN optic for track, retail, general indoor, and outdoor architectural lighting. The CARMEN features a new hybrid lens and reflector design. According to LEDiL the CARMEN’s design reduces glare, protects …

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Osram Opto to Coordinate FLINGO Project

Osram Opto Semiconductors has announced the launch of the FLINGO project to develop new materials particularly layers and processes to improve the durability and efficiency of LEDs. The company will serve as project coordinator working with four partners from research and industry. Osram Opto Semiconductors says that it is collaborating …

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Japanese Court Dismisses Everlight Claims Against Nichia; Düsseldorf Court Ordered Fine Against Mouser in Nichia Case; Nichia Demands Everlight Complies with Düsseldorf Court of Appeal

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Nichia announced that the Intellectual Property High Court in Japan has completely dismissed Everlight’s claims against Nichia from a complaint filed on January 18, 2017, alleging unfair trade practices. Nichia also reported that the Düsseldorf Court ordered a fine against Mouser for Contempt of Preliminary Injunction regarding Everlight’s products that …

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Development Points to Potential for 100-Fold Improvement in Nanopillar LED Efficiency

Researchers from Eindhoven University of Technology have created a very efficient nanopillar LED. The team fabricated the nanopillar LED with a metal cavity in a III-V layer stack attached to a silicon substrate. The device achieved “relatively high” on-chip external quantum efficiency (10−4 to 10−2 for room-temperature and 9.5 K, …

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Researchers Demonstrate LED that Emits Three Primary Colors at Select Current Densities

Ostendo Technologies--six colors from one emitter at six different current densities

Researchers from Ostendo Technologies demonstrated a novel monolithic InGaN-based LED that achieved three primary colors of light emitted from one device at selected current densities. They published their findings in a paper in AIP Advances. The LED structure employed three different sets of quantum wells with specially designed intermediate carrier …

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Philips Differentiates its LEDs for Grow Lights with New Horticultural Lighting Calculator and PPF Binning

Philips’ LED producing company Lumileds is seeking to differentiate its LEDs for horticulture use from other companies’ LEDs. The company now has a family of LEDs that it bins according to their photosynthetic photon flux (PPF). Additionally, the company has introduced an online Horticultural Lighting Calculator that LED grow light …

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Indoor Farms of America Selects LED Grow Lights from Agrivolution

Indoor Farms of America, LLC. has selected LED lighting from agri-technology company Agrivolution LLC of South Windsor, Connecticut for integration into its patented aeroponic vertical farming system. The LED grow lights from Agrivolution won a year-long performance review with Indoor Farms of America, competing against other LED grow products that …

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AquiSense to Collaborate with International Light Technologies

AquiSense Collimated Beam Devices with controller and ILT Sensors

AquiSense Technologies has agreed to collaborate with International Light Technologies (ILT). Through the collaboration, the AquiSense PearlBeam™, a bench-scale UV device for research applications, will come with ILT sensors. According to AquiSense, recent advancements in UV-C LEDs have resulted in the development of collimated beam devices that allow researchers to select …

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Düsseldorf Court of Appeal Rules Against Everlight in Nichia Infringement Case

On December 22, 2016, the Düsseldorf Court of Appeal ruled (docket number I-15 U 31/14) that Taiwanese LED manufacturer Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd. and its German subsidiary Everlight Electronics Europe GmbH infringed Nichia’s YAG phosphor patent EP 0 936 682 (DE 697 02 929) with its six white LED products. …

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