(Durham, NC) has released two new LED chips: the MegaBright 290 Gen 2 and the RazerThin 230. The MegaBright 290 Gen 2, a high-brightness chip, is 30 percent brighter and uses 8 percent less power than the chip it replaces. This new chip is targeted for digital camera, camera phone flash, and LCD backlighting applications, where brightness and power efficiency are critical considerations. The new RazerThin 230, a low-power chip, uses approximately 8 percent less energy than the previous generation device and is targeted for keypad backlighting applications where the most important design considerations are extended battery life and low cost.

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This article first appeared in the January, 2006 issue of NASA Tech Briefs Magazine.

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