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35W T5 LED Driver

Thomas Research Products (Huntley, IL) has introduced a line of 35W LED drivers that feature form factor matching T5 fluorescent ballasts. These 35W drivers are an expansion of TRP's standard LED series. Input voltage...

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Mid-Power LED Package

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (Seoul, Korea) has begun producing a new lineup of middlepower LED packages with 160lm/W light efficacy, for use in a wide variety of LED lighting applications including LED tubes, LED...

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120/240 VAC Panel Mount LEDs

Wilbrecht LEDCO (St. Paul, MN), has introduced new bipolar LEDs. The pre-wired assembly of a red, green or yellow bipolar LED and a resistor will work directly off a 120 VAC or 240 VAC line as a LED power...

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LED Lighting Units

The LF2B series of LED lighting units from IDEC (Sunnyvale, CA) is available in a universal 100-240V AC input, making it suitable for use anywhere in the world. And the LF2B LUMIFA series does not produce a flicker-affect...

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Universal Lighting Controller

ST Microelectronics (Geneva, Switzerland) has introduced the STLUX385 (Masterlux™ platform), the world’s first programmable digital controller specifically optimized for lighting and power-supply...

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LED-Downlight Reference Design

Power Integrations (San Jose, CA) recently introduced the RDR-347, an LED-downlight reference design. The new circuit demonstrates the capabilities of the recently launched LYTSwitch™ IC family, which offers...

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Dual Color LED Light Bar

Larson Electronics (Kemp, TX) has announced the release of a high power LED light bar designed to provide blue or white light output.

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Buck LED Controller IC

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (AOS) (Sunnyvale, CA) has released the AOZ1948, a single channel buck LED controller that features LED dimming resolution with full linearity from 100% to 1%. The device is able to...

Green Watt Power, a division of Calex Mfg. Co. (Concord, CA), recently introduced the GLV-24-150, a constant voltage LED power supply with a universal AC input range, 100 - 277 VAC. The GLV-24-150 has an...

Energy can be found everywhere — in the movement of doors and windows or machine components, the vibration of motors, changing temperature or variances in luminance level. These energy...

Lighting, as an industry, has seen very few significant innovations in the basic technology of light production in the past century. As a result of this static situation, lighting companies have...

One of the most pervasive challenges in the world today is increasing energy efficiency. The consumer electronics industry is evolving towards higher efficiency due to newer and stricter energy...

The nighttime twinkling of fireflies has inspired scientists to modify a light-emitting diode (LED) so it is more than one-and-a-half times as efficient as the original. Researchers from...

If engineers at Stanford have their way, biological research may soon be transformed by a new class of light-emitting probes small enough to be injected into individual cells without...

Amulti-university research team has used a new spectroscopic method to gain a key insight into how light is emitted from layered nanomaterials and other thin films. The technique, called...

Ateam of researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has shown that by bringing gold nanoparticles close to the dots and using a DNA template to control the...

An effort by students, faculty, and staff at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to install ultra-efficient LED light bulbs in one campus facility will save the...

Philips recently unveiled what it claims is the world’s smartest web-enabled LED home lighting system. Philips hue allows you to create and control the light in your home...

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LED Area Lamp

DELO (Windach, Germany) has enhanced its DELOLUX 20 / 400 area lamp. The new version offers excellent irradiation homogeneity and compact design. The new DELOLUX 20 / 400 predominantly aims at easy integration into production...

ERNI (Richmond, VA) has developed an ultra-compact 1.27mm pitch single row connector system that delivers high current density. The MiniBridge™ wire-to-board connector features a high-temperature IDC wire...

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LED Driver

Light-Based Technologies (LBT) (Vancouver, BC), a developer of intelligent power and control electronics for solid state lighting (SSL), has achieved UL Recognized Component Marking for its Ultra-Compatible (UC) Deep Dimming LED...

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LED Ring Lights

Orled (Tigard, OR) has introduced a new line of high intensity ring lights, the Model RL16Q and Model RL28Q with Quadrant Driver. Designed to be mounted on a wide variety of microscopes and other optical systems, they are...

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Machine Vision System

KEYENCE Corp. (Elmwood Park, NJ) has introduced the CV-X100 Series. New tools include Auto-Teach Inspection, as well as pointand- click measurement. The Auto-Teach Inspection technology automatically makes detections...

Solid-state lighting (SSL) is increasingly being introduced into the market and it is expected that many of the light sources currently used for general illumination will...

InfiniLED’s latest MicroLEDs (μLEDs) have produced record optical beam intensity. This new device is capable of producing up to 1mW of light from a single 20μm pixel at 405nm. This is...

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Chips That Can Steer Light

If you want to create a moving light source, you have a few possibilities. One is to mount a light emitter in some kind of mechanical housing — the approach used in, for example, theatrical spotlights, which...

As specifiers and end users began moving away from incandescent lighting three decades ago, they started utilizing high intensity discharge (HID) and compact fluorescent (CFL) lamps and...

A successful LED system design must be able to transfer the active device’s heat efficiently from its own PN junction to the ambient. This path includes the printed circuit board on...

Light emitting diodes (LEDs) are known for their energy efficiency and durability, but the bluish, cold light of current white LEDs has precluded their widespread use for indoor lighting....

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