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It seems like only a short time ago that we launched the original CompoundSemi Online News, which started it all. It was 2000 (yes, Y2K) and online publishing was just getting started. "The compounds" were that geeky technology that was enabling the mobile communications and optical communications revolutions, and LEDs…

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-…
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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…

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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Perceptive Pixel Claims First Professional Multi-Touch Desktop Display

Perceptive Pixel, a developer of advanced multi-touch solutions, unveiled what it claims to be the world’s first professional LED-based multi-touch desktop display. The high-resolution, optically-bonded, projected capacitive 27″ LCD display was showcased at Display Week 2011. According to Perceptive Pixel, this is the first and only solution with the performance …

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NEC LCD Technologies and Renesas Electronics Europe Expand their Mid- to Large-Size Transflective Display Module Lineup

Dusseldorf, Germany– NEC LCD Technologies Ltd. (NLT), together with Renesas Electronics Europe, its sales and marketing channel in Europe, today introduced two new transflective colour thin film transistor (AM-TFT) LCD modules for industrial applications and applications requiring indoor and outdoor viewability. The display modules, a 6.5-inch SVGA (800 x 600) …

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Universal Display White OLED Panel Achieves 58 lm/W with a 30,000 Hour Operating Lifetime

At the 2011 Society for Information Display (SID) International Symposium, Seminar, and Exhibition, Universal Display Corporation announced record-breaking performance of the company’s white OLED lighting technology. The company claims that the warm-white, all-phosphorescent OLED lighting panel has power efficacy of 58 lumens per Watt (lm/W) and and a record 30,000 …

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Philips Makes Further Investment in OLED Production Facility in Aachen, Germany

Royal Philips Electronics of Amsterdam, The Netherlands announced that it is investing EUR 40 million to increase its production capacity for OLED-based lighting at its facility in Aachen, Germany. The facility was originally established as a pilot production line. The investment will support increased production and availability of Philips OLED …

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