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Cree Debuts NX Technology Platform and XD LEDs

Cree Inc., of Durham, North Carolina USA, announced the company’s new NX technology platform. Cree says that the NX technology will power its next generation of lighting-class LEDs. The new NX technology platform incorporates advances in a number of components and technologies including simpler manufacturing processes, new package designs, and …

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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

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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