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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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NEC Offers New LED Edge-Lit, Slim, Large Screen Displays

NEC Display Solutions of America, announced its new 46-inch X461S and 55-inch X551S large screen LCD displays. These slim models are the first in NEC’s large screen lineup to offer LED backlighting technology. The displays offer a 1920 x 1080 native resolution and a contrast ratio up to 4000:1. The …

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Cree and Osram Sign Comprehensive Patent Cross Licensing Agreement

Cree of Durham, North Carolina USA, and Osram GmbH of Munich, Germany have signed a comprehensive patent cross license agreement. The agreement is for the mutual licensing of patents related to all stages of the value chain, including inorganic LED chips, white LEDs, phosphors, packaging, LED luminaires, and electronic control …

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LEDs Assemblies from TT Electronics Optek Technology Provide Illuminating Solution for Display Backlight of ATM

TT Electronics Optek Technology reports that an ATM machine manufacturer selected its Back Lighting Strips for its ATM displays. The ATM company apparently had been attempting to produce an LED backlit display for some time. The ATM company reportedly found that the design of the display backlighting was considerably more …

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