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Featuring digital TruDim™ technology, the CS161X controller from Cirrus Logic (Austin, TX) has been tested to provide compatibility with an array of dimmers. The CS161X’s digital intelligence allows the controller...

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Designed with a programmable function, the CLSD Series of programmable LED drivers from NMB Technologies Corporation (Chatsworth, CA) features a 10W to 20W power rating, and a 0 to 10W voltage dimming function....

Research News: Lighting
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN

Solar cells, light emitting diodes, displays and other electronic devices could get a bump in performance because of a discovery at the...

Articles: Lighting

When working together, the packager and silicone provider should take into account several details. One major consideration is the methodology used when packaging an LED, such as surface mount LED,...

Articles: Lighting

LED, semiconductor, and package designers use complex thermal analysis software to analyze their products, but the analysis is only as good as the data provided. Reliable clarification of heat data upstream and downstream...

Briefs: Lighting

It was not too long ago that basic science lectures began with the three forms of matter: gases, liquids and solids—and somewhere along the line plasmas were occasionally added to the list. But to be precise, a plasma...

Briefs: Lighting

Looking for an item in a large department store or mall can be like searching for a needle in a haystack, but that could change thanks to a hybrid location identification system that uses radio frequency...

Application Briefs: Lighting

Covert lighting on military aircraft is increasingly being implemented on existing airframes to create a compatible environment for pilots using night vision goggles during flight. This retrofitting procedure...

Application Briefs: Lighting
Lumex, Palatine, Illinois

Due to the significant performance benefits they provide, LED and LCD technologies are replacing traditional incandescent bulb fixtures in more and more places throughout the...

Application Briefs: Lighting

Wilbrecht LEDCO’s new Night Vision Imaging System (NVIS) compatible LEDs are designed for avionics applications that require night vision compatibility. Available in green, yellow, white and red in...

Techs for License: Lighting

New technology developed at NDSU uses an extensible array of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) as a means of sensing incident light levels. This light-sensing LED array can be used to construct highly-dynamic...

Techs for License: Lighting
Heterocycles for Use in Electronic Devices

Synthesis of heterocyclic aromatic compounds has been pursued for a long time by chemists in order to analyze their properties and potential applications in biomedical and materials sciences including electronic devices such as organic light emitting devices (OLEDs) and in hydrogen storage.

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Green Watt Power (Concord, CA) has announced the GLC-150 Series of AC/DC LED power supplies. The GLC-150 Series has a universal / full range AC input voltage of 100 — 277 VAC. The power supplies offer 150W output power and...

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The ZLED7015 step-up converter from ZMD AG (Dresden, Germany) features an integrated 35V power switch for high-brightness LEDs. The input voltage ranges from 6V to 30V. The converter, which includes a 0.3V voltage feedback...

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Power Integrations (San Jose, CA) has introduced an online selection tool that enables users to rapidly identify the appropriate power supply reference design for an LED lighting application. The LED Design Selector...

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TDK-EPC, a group company of the TDK Corporation (Uniondale, NY), has extended its range of EPCOS MKP film capacitors with the B32671L8 and B32672L9 series. The high-voltage (2000 VDC) capacitors are available with reduced...

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STMicroelectronics (Geneva, Switzerland) offers the STCF04 chip, an integrated camera flash and torch controller that raises the maximum power of an LED flash module to over 40 Watts. The device also provides extra flash...

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Opto Diode Corp. (Newbury Park, CA) has introduced three infrared (IR) emitters. The OD-850W gallium aluminum arsenide (GaAlAs) LED features a wide-emission angle and typical optical output of 40mW at 100mA. The...

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The QuasarBrite™ panel mount indicator LED from Lumex (Palatine, IL) operates with 120 VAC power that can be taken directly out of the main power source. The device is available in a round configuration with a 7mm diameter....

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Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd. (Taipei, Taiwan) offers a series of low/mid power LEDs especially suited for use in solid state lighting. The Low/Mid Power LED series is directed towards light bar replacement and...

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Excelitas Technologies Corp. (Waltham, MA) has released the XLM Plus Fiber Optic Illuminator Module with Electronics. The Light Module has integrated electronic circuitry for safety alarms, error modes, and power...

News: Electronics & Computers

Graphene has been touted as the next silicon, but it is too conductive to be used in computer chips. A University of Manchester team led by Nobel laureates Professor Andre Geim and Professor Konstantin...

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Electrically conductive meshes made of metal nanowires promise exceptional electrical throughput, low cost, and easy processing in applications like video displays, LEDs, and thin-film solar cells. However, in...

News: Lighting

Check out the newly redesigned Jan/Feb issue of Lighting Technology. Cutting-edge research news, industrial lighting application stories, feature articles, products, and new technologies for...

Videos: Green Design & Manufacturing

Researchers in the University of Toronto's Department of Materials Science & Engineering have developed what they say are the world’s most efficient organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) on plastic....

Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing

A cost-competitive solution for increasing the light extraction efficiency of organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) with efficient and stable color rendering index (CRI) for solid-state lighting (SSL)...

Research News: Lighting

Zinc oxide microwires were used by Georgia Tech researchers to improve the efficiency at which gallium nitride light-emitting diodes (LEDs) convert electricity to...

Research News: Lighting

Researchers in the University of Toronto's Department of Materials Science & Engineering have developed what they say are the world’s most efficient organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) on plastic....

Articles: Lighting

As lighting technologies transition from power-hungry incandescents to coldcathode fluorescent lamps (CCFLs), and now to light-emitting diodes (LEDs), it is clear that while end-users are...

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