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OLED Works Launches OLED Panel Platform on Flexible Glass

In a much anticipated and often discussed possibility in OLEDs, OLEDWorks LLC announced the availability of the Wave, which the company boasts is the first commercially available OLED (organic light-emitting diode) lighting platform on flexible glass. [caption id="attachment_476160" align="alignnone" width="600"] OLEDWorks introduced the Wave OLED panel platform on Corning's flexible…

MCC Wins Infringement Litigation in China Concerning Red Phosphor Patents

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC) of Tokyo, Japan reported that on October 30, in the company's first patent litigation against Yantai Shield Advanced Materials, it obtained a judgment recognizing the company's infringement of its patent for red phosphor in China. This litigation involves the basic patent for red phosphor called CASN,…

Epistar Merges Four Investment Holding Company Subsidiaries

Taiwan LED manufacturer, Epistar, reports that the company has chosen to merge four wholly-owned offshore subsidiaries to streamline group structure. Specifically, Epistar announced that it is merging four off-shore investment holding companies, Epistar JV Holding (BVI) Co., Ltd., UEC Investment Ltd., HUGA Holding (BVI) Limited, and Bee Rich Corporation. Epistar…

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High Output LED Array Warning Beacon

E2S, the leading European manufacturer of audible and visual warning devices, has announced the latest version of its well-established L101 family of physically compact 86 x 86mm beacons, the L101H. Featuring an array of 24 high output LEDs as the light source, the robust L101H is ideal for fire, security, …

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Dow Electronic Materials Wins Epistar’s First-Ever Supplier Award for Supply of Metalorganic Precursors

Dow Electronic Materials, a business unit of Dow Advanced Materials, announced that Epistar Corporation, a leading high brightness LED epiwafer and chip maker, has awarded its first-ever Supplier Award to the Metalorganic Technologies business of Dow Electronic Materials. Dow Electronic Materials supplies Epistar with metalorganic precursors for the manufacture of …

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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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