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ITRI Developing Micro LED Technology for Displays Small and Large

Government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) of Taipei, Taiwan is reportedly developing micro LED technology for various sized displays, according to a DigiTimes article. For small displays, ITRI created a 0.55-inch display made from single-light micro LED chips of just 10-micron in size on a silicon substrate at a pixel…
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Bolb Inc. Develops Transparent Hole-Supplying Layer for UVC LEDs, Tripling Output Without Voltage Penalty

Startup firm Bolb Inc. of Livermore, California USA, announced a new line of ultraviolet c-band LEDs. The new UVC LEDs boast record single-chip performance for universal disinfection. According to the company, UVC LEDs made by Bolb Inc. have achieved 12.2% external quantum efficiency (EQE), a record for UVC LEDs. Bolb Inc.…

Material with Highest Degree of Optical Anisotropy (directional dependence) Created; Possible Applications Include Sensors, LEDs, and Solar

The clear mineral Iceland spar can make you see double if you place the mineral on top of an image due to an occurrence of double refraction. This double refraction is a result of a crystal material quality known as optical anisotropy (meaning directional dependence). Light slows down, and the…

KAIST Researchers Develop Low-Cost Transfer Method for Fabrication of Blue Micro LED Array (f-VLEDs)

A KAIST research team developed a low-cost production method for flexible, verticle blue thin-film micro LEDs (f-VLEDs). Professor Keon Jae Lee from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and his team developed the one-time transfer method for fabricating an array of thousands of blue, gallium nitride (GaN) micro LEDs…

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Osram Opto Semiconductors Switches to 6-Inch Wafers at Two Facilities

Osram Opto Semiconductors reports that it will convert two chip manufacturing facilities from 4-inch to 6-inch sapphire wafers and expand both plants. The conversion follows a similar announcement of Philips Lumileds which has begun production on 6-inch wafers. Osram Opto Semiconductors is currently constructing a new production buildin in Penang, …

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