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40W Waterproof LED Drivers

Phihong USA (Fremont, CA) recently introduced a new series of waterproof LED drivers for use in a broad range of residential and commercial applications. Designated the PDA040 series, the LED power supplies are...

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LED Drivers

Dialog Semiconductor plc (Kirchheim/Teck, Germany) has announced a new solid state lighting (SSL) LED driver that integrates boost and flyback converters into a single IC. The iW3623 offers a universal 100 VAC to 277 VAC input...

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LED Direct Replacement Bulb

The Verde Series LED GU24 direct replacement lamp by American Illumination (Los Angeles, CA) is one of the few GU24 direct replacement light bulbs available, and is the only one compatible with the GU24 locking...

Minuscule crystals that glow different colors may be the missing ingredient for white LED lighting that illuminates homes and offices as effectively as natural sunlight.

Tiny particles of matter called quantum dots, which emit light with exceptionally pure and bright colors, have found a prominent role as biological markers. In addition, they are realizing their...

Light-emitting diodes, are the most efficient and environmentally friendly light bulbs on the market. But they come at a higher up-front price than other bulbs,...

University of Utah metallurgists used an old microwave oven to produce a nanocrystal semiconductor rapidly using cheap, abundant and less toxic metals than other...

The new 300,000 square foot Diamond Pet Foods facility in Ripon, Calif. went online in May 2012 with more than 500 high-efficiency, Class II Div 2 LED fixtures by...

Aleddra LED Lighting, a business unit of Lightel Technologies, Inc., recently partnered with management at the Auburn SuperMall in Auburn, WA to improve the quality of light...

Global Lighting Technologies, a manufacturer of LEDbased, edge-lit light guide solutions for general illumination applications, has retrofitted its North American...

Plessey is working closely with Plymouth City Council in the U.K. to help achieve the Council's ambitious carbon reduction strategy for all their managed buildings and...

Organic is a term more often associated with vegetables than lighting systems, but some LED manufacturers are now incorporating organic molecules into their products to meet specific...

The key circuit elements in an LED lamp are the LEDs, the optics, the casing (including heat-sinking) and the driver. The driver now represents anywhere from 10% to 40% of total bulb cost, so selecting the...

MaxLite® (West Caldwell, NJ) introduced the new Omnidirectional A19 LED Lamp as a true A19 incandescent replacement lamp that distributes a soft, warm uniform light without compromising performance or...

Greenvity Communications (Milpitas, CA) has expanded its Hybrii® family of system-onchip (SoC) connectivity solutions with the new Hybrii-Mini GV7013 aimed at cost-sensitive consumer and...

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LED Controller and Driver

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (Dallas, TX) has introduced the industry’s smallest off-line, phase-dimmable, constant- current lighting controller and an easy-to-use lighting driver that simplify the retrofit...

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LED Luminaires

EYE Lighting International (Mentor, Ohio) has announced the introduction of Aphos™ brand LED luminaires. Ideal for parking garages, parking lots, warehouses and similar applications, the rugged luminaires are designed with...

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Digital AC/DC LED Driver

iWatt Inc. (Campbell, CA) recently introduced a new digital AC/DC solid state lighting (SSL) LED driver platform designed specifically to address the key issues of cost and lifetime in price-sensitive, non-dimmable,...

Everlight Electronics Co. (Taipei, Taiwan) recently announced the ELMM-457SURCB/A3, a high performance through-hole dot matrix display driven by packaged IC. Each display can be directly interfaced with a...

Heatron LED Solutions (Leavenworth, KS) has introduced Ascendia, a high brightness 8" round LED module. Delivering up to 7400 lumens from an 8" diameter module, Ascendia is designed for mounting heights...

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LED High Bay

Dialight (Farmingdale, NJ) recently introduced its new 25,000 lumen DuroSite® LED High Bay to meet the high light output requirements of industrial applications. With 100 lumens per Watt efficacy, the new 250W LED High Bay is...

From the high-resolution glow of flat screen televisions to light bulbs that last for years, light-emitting diodes (LEDs) continue to transform technology. The celebrated...

In a process comparable to squeezing an elephant through a pinhole, researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have designed a way to engineer atoms capable of...

LED tube lights, designed as replacements for T8/T10/T12 fluorescent bulbs, represent a significant portion of the growing commercial LED lighting market. According to the United States...

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Adhesives for Optoelectronics

The beginning of the 21st century finds optoelectronics being one of the key disciplines on technological development. Substantial progress in computer technology, communication, imaging, illumination...

Recently Penn State researchers working with the Army Research Office showed that tungstenite, or WS2, formed from layers of sulfur and tungsten atoms, has...

Ming Ma, a doctoral student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has developed a new method to...

As demand for computing and communication capacity surges, the global communication infrastructure struggles to keep pace. The problem is that light signals...

Fulfilling the brainchild of Ben Davis, chairman of Illuminate the Arts (ITA) and the vision of acclaimed artist Leo Villareal, The Bay Lights, a new LED lighting system that was...

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