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Seoul Semiconductor Settles with Philcor

Seoul Semiconductor with Seoul Viosys Co., Ltd., reported that the U.S. Federal District Court for Nevada issued a judgment in favor of Seoul against Philcor T.V. & Electronic Leasing, Inc. doing business as energyavenue.com, a firm that sells LED lighting products. Previously, Seoul filed a patent infringement complaint in Nevada…
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Plessey Orders Aixtron AIX G5+ C Planetary Reactor® for MicroLED Production

Aixtron SE of Germany reported that UK company Plessey Semiconductors ordered Aixtron's AIX G5+ C Planetary Reactor®. Plessey plans to use the metal organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) system to increase its manufacturing capacity of gallium nitride on silicon (GaN-on-Si) epitaxial wafers for next-generation microLED applications. The AIX G5+C MOCVD…

Osram Opto Semiconductors Launches First VCSEL Product

Osram Opto Semiconductors launched the Bidos PLPVQ 940A, its first Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser, or VCSEL. The VCSEL is part of a new product family that the company expects to pave the way for applications such as 3D sensing. The product launch follows soon after Osram's acquisition of US…

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Toshiba Introduces New Line of White LEDs

Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., (TAEC) has added a new series of small, high luminous flux white LEDs with high luminous efficiency. The broad lineup reportedly ranges from high-efficient, high-output models to high-color rendering models. According to Toshiba, the LEDs can be used as light sources for a variety of …

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U.S. Distributor Wilmar Acknowledges Infringement of Nichia Patent

Nichia Corporation reportedly determined that LED-application products containing LEDs marketed by Wilmar Corporation (a U.S. marketing and distribution company) used white LEDs that infringe at least one of its U.S. patents. Nichia then demanded that Wilmar discontinue marketing the infringing products. Nichia filed a patent infringement lawsuit in September 2010. …

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Agilight Sheds Light on its SIGNRAYZ™ Products

Agilight introduces its next generation line of LED sign lighting products, the SIGNRAYZ series. The new series adds glow to channel letters and cabinet signs, and it transforms retail environments with cove and accent lighting. The energy-efficient products are available in a wide range of color temperatures and a variety …

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Craic Technologies Introduces Microspectorphotometer for Large Area Displays

Craic Technologies of San Dimas, California USA, has introduced the 20/20 XL™ UV-visible-NIR microspectrophotometer. The 20/20 XL™ microspectrophotometer is reportedly designed to non-destructively analyze microscopic features of very large displays. The system is capable of incorporating large scale sample handling. It has a spectral range from the deep ultra violet …

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