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Marktech Introduces Multi-Wavelength Emitters, Detectors, and LEDs for Wearables

Marktech Optoelectronics of Latham, New York, USA announced the introduction of multi-wavelength emitters, detectors, and LEDs for wearables. Marktech points out that its standard and custom emitters and detectors, in both multi-wavelength and hybrid designs with wavelengths in the UV, visible, infrared, and SWIR ranges, are frequently specified for consumer-…

Jingyuan Optoelectronics, an Epistar Subsidiary, Prevails in Patent Dispute Against Lowes and Sanan

Jingyuan Optoelectronics, an Epistar subsidiary, recently won a significant victory in patent litigation. In April 2017, the Epistar subsidiary, filed a patent complaint alleging that Lowe's Home Centers, LLC, and Sanan (Fujian Sanan Group Co., LTD.) infringed five of its LED patents including US Patents 6,346,771, 7,560,738, 8,492,780, 8,587,020, and…
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Idemitsu Kosan Constructing OLED Material Production Facility in Chengdu, China

Tokyo-based firm Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd. announced that to meet the increasing demand for organic light-emitting diode (OLED) materials in China, the company has decided to construct a manufacturing facility for OLED materials in Chengdu, China. In addition, Idemitsu Kosan plans to enhance its technical support for Chinese customers. Smartphones and…

AquiSense Working with EPA and Washington University on UV LED Disinfection

AquiSense Technologies announced that it signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with Washington University and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to further advance the development of UV LED disinfection systems. As part of the CRADA partnership, AquiSense is collaborating with US EPA researchers at the National…

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Veeco Opens Taiwan Technology Center; Its Max Bright MOCVD System is Qualified for High-Volume LED Production at Epistar

Veeco of Plainview, New York USA, celebrated the opening of the new Taiwan Technology Center in Hsinchu, Taiwan. The company also announced that Epistar has qualified its Max Bright MOCVD System for high volume production of high brightness LEDs. Veeco says that the Taiwan Technology Center (TTC) will provide process …

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Nichia files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Everlight Electronics of Taiwan; TRG Ordered by Court to Pay Fine to Nichia

On Aug. 31, 2011, Nichia Corporation filed a patent infringement lawsuit in Tokyo District Court to enjoin Chip One Stop, Inc. from infringing Nichia’s patent (No. 4530094, or “patent No. 094”) with regard to white LED products (product number: GT 3528 series) manufactured by Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd. In other …

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Osram Launches Pilot Production of OLEDs; Introduces Ambient Light and Proximity Sensor/Emitter

On August 30, Osram launched a pilot production line for OLEDs in Regensburg, Germany. Osram claims that the plant is the first of its kind worldwide because of the quality criteria and the scope of its capabilities. Osram has also introduced a combined ambient light sensor and proximity sensor for …

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The District Court Düsseldorf ordered a fine in white LED case

On January 18, 2011, the District Court Düsseldorf in Germany ordered The Republic Group Handelsvertretung GmbH (“TRG”) to comply with Nichia’s claims upon TRG’s acknowledgement and, in particular, to cease and desist from offering for sale, placing on the market or using, or importing or possessing for any of the …

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