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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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GT Solar Gets Order for Sapphire Growth Systems from New Entrant into LED-Related Material Market

GT Solar International, Inc., a provider of sapphire crystalline growth systems and materials for the solar, LED and other specialty markets, reports that that it has received an order for its sapphire crystallization furnaces totaling $218.9 million from Guizhou Haotian Optoelectronics Technology Co. LTD (HTOT). The order will be placed …

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Cree Adds SMD Water Resistant Screen Master RGB LED for Outdoor Video Screen Market

Cree claims to have raised performance levels for its high-brightness LEDs optimized for high resolution indoor and outdoor video screens. The company is offering its latest Screen Master LED. The new LED is water resistant and reportedly provides higher contrast. The company notes that the superior contrast extends the benefits …

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TSMC Spins Off Two Companies

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. based in Taipei has spun off two wholly-owned subsidiaries, TSMC Solar Ltd., and TSMC Solid State Lighting Ltd. The company’s board of directors approved the preposed reorganization at a provisional meeting Wednesday, according to a Cens news article. The board determined initial paid-in capital for its …

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NobleCure is a new UV-LED solution for printing applications

Ultraviolet light is used in innovative printing and curing applications. Space requirement and weight are important features, in particular in compact plants. UV LEDs are a space-saving and efficient option to equip printing systems. 

 Heraeus Noblelight is a leading manufacturer of special light sources and closely cooperates with system …

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