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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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Upper Iowa University Partners with Northern Ireland Firm on Revolutionary Installation to Enhance Safety on Fayette Campus

First U.S. installation; First University installation in the world Belfast, Northern Ireland — Upper Iowa University (UIU) President Alan G. Walker has announced that UIU will be working with a Belfast, Northern Ireland firm, Lightstep Technologies, on an installation to enhance safety on the UIU campus in the United States …

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3M Ushers in a New Era of Light Management with a New Class of Integrated Optical Films

Company’s Collimating Multi-layer Optical Film, Air Guide and Unique ‘Light Mixing’ Approach Enables Non-incremental Improvements in Cost and Simplifies LCD/System Supply Chains SID Display Week 2011 St. Paul Minnesota USA–Advancing light management for LCD backlights, 3M’s Optical Systems Division today unveiled a unique solution to address long-standing constraints in LCD …

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iPhone Controlled LED Sign Lights

New Haven, CT- – MEA Mobile today announced the latest version of their breakthrough lighting product iGloLEDset, is now available. iGloLEDset is the first ever real-time, iPhone based, controller for individually addressable color lights. A 16′ – 49′ strip of color LED lights is controllable and programmable from an iPhone, …

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