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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-…

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…
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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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Cree Claims 231 Lumen Per Watt White LED

Cree claims to have achieved a record efficacy of 231 lumens per watt for a white, power LED at 350 mA. Cree points out that this result is far higher than its previous announced industry record of 160 lumens per watt at 350 mA, reported about 13 months ago. (Ref: …

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Nichia Files Provisional Injunction Action Against Importer/seller of Korean-made LED Lighting Products

Nichia Corporation again announced that it had filed a provisional injunction action in Tokyo District Court. This provisional injunction is to enjoin Koyo Business Services, Inc. (Koyo Business Service Kabushiki Kaisha) from infringing Nichia’s patent. Nichia believes white LEDs used in certain LED lighting products,which Koyo says are manufactured by …

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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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