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All Star Lighting Supplies (Luxrite) LED Filament Bulbs Alleged to Infringe Epistar Patents

Taiwan LED producer Epistar Corporation filed a patent infringement lawsuit against All Star Lighting Supplies, Inc., which does business as Luxrite. Epistar filed the lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey on October 13, 2017. The complaint alleges that the LED filament bulbs of …

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Researchers Devise Hybrid 3D Printing Method For Fabricating Wearable Electronics

The Air Force Research Laboratory, Harvard’s John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and the Wyss Institute at Harvard University have devised a new hybrid 3D printing method for creating bendable and durable integrated circuits. The hybrid 3D printing method combines stretchable and electrically conductive inks and electronic …

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glo Orders AIX G5+ MOCVD System to Produce Micro-LEDs

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Aixtron SE, announced that Swedish-American micro-LED maker glō-USA, Inc. has purchased an AIX G5+ MOCVD system. The group plans to commercialize micro-LED (mLED) products utilizing their proprietary defect-free GaN nanowires technology. glo-USA says such 3D structures permit the growth of mLEDs while maintaining the reliability of an inorganic material system. …

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ETH Zurich Researchers Fabricate 99% Pure Green Bendable LED

Chemical engineers from Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, (ETH Zurich) which translates to Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, have developed an ultra-pure green LED light for the first time. The new LED is expected to lead to visibly improved color quality for a new crop of ultra-high definition displays for …

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At NYC AgTech Week, Light Polymers to Introduce GrowBlade Horticultural Lighting

At the third annual NYC AgTech Week, Light Polymers, a San Francisco-based nano chemistry startup with R&D operations in Silicon Valley, Korea, and Taiwan, plans to unveil the company’s GrowBlade™ horticulture lighting. The company recently announced that it is licensing patents from Cree to produce high CRI downlights (Ref: Coverage). …

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Show Denko Extends IR LED Lineup

Showa Denko of Tokyo has expanded its portfolio of infrared LED chips (IR-LEDs). According to the company, its IR LEDs are primarily used as parts of sensors for IoT-related devices and parts of photo-couplers for gate drivers. SDK’s IR LED product has three categories including traditional LEDs fabricated with Liquid …

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Light Polymers Licenses Patents from Cree to Use in its Soon-to-Launch, High-CRI Downlights

Light Polymers of San Francisco, California announced a patent license-agreement with Cree, a maker of lighting-class LEDs and LED Lighting based in Durham, North Carolina. Under the terms of the agreement, Cree has granted Light Polymers a royalty-bearing, non-exclusive patent license to use certain Cree patents for particular LED luminaires. …

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Researchers Grow Nanocrystals Using Patterned Wafers; See Potential for Displays

Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU) researchers worked with colleagues at the University of Linz (Austria) to develop a method for the producing semi-conducting nanocrystals of defined size based on perovskite material. These crystals are extremely stable (unlike some other perovskite materials). This stability ensures that LEDs made from the material exhibit …

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