- 20 Dec 2011:The European Commission (EC), which has already identified photonics as a key enabling technology, is now calling for a "massive expansion" of solid-state lighting (SSL) across the continent in a bid to reduce energy costs and boost its lighting industry.
- Cree, Inc. announced it has granted five LED lighting manufacturers licenses to select Cree patents through its recently launched remote phosphor licensing program.
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- 14 Dec 2011:Dongbu HiTek launches 700V BCDMOS processing portfolio at 0.35-micron node (December 13) - Company releaseOptimizing lateral double-diffused MOS transistors with a breakdown voltage exceeding 700V, the initial entry (without epitaxial layer) in the new ultra high voltage BCDMOS portfolio specifies low on-resistance to implement robust LED driver ICs for a broad range of LED lighting applications.
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- 9 Dec 2011:Shares of LED lighting and chip-maker Cree Inc. fell Thursday after it a Morgan Stanley analyst downgraded the stock, saying investor expectations for fiscal 2013 are too high.
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- 6 Dec 2011:Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd., the Korea-based LED manufacturer, has announced that is has settled its LED patent dispute with Royal Philips Electronics.
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- PowerSecure (POWR) has introduced its new SuperTube LED lighting fixtures which are designed to replace overhead fluorescent tubes in commercial applications, increasing energy efficiency and cutting costs.
- 28 Nov 2011:Indian lighting market has seen buoyancy in lighting products recently.
- 24 Nov 2011:LED lighting to reach 52% share of commercial building market by 2021 (November 22) - Semiconductor TodayAlthough currently quite low, the market share of LED solid-state lighting (SSL) will reach 52% of the commercial lighting market by 2021, forecasts the report ?˜Energy Efficient Lighting for Commercial Markets' from Pike Research.
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- Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics and home appliances, today announced the availability of Samsung's first LED lighting solutions for the U.S. consumer market. Available through Lowe's, Samsung's initial product lineup for US households includes A19, PAR20/30/38 and MR16 bulbs--all designed to easily replace traditional incandescent, halogen and CFL bulbs throughout the home.
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- 11 Nov 2011:LED lighting is becoming mainstream and luminaire-Âmakers are jumping on the bandwagon with viable products now that the technology is more widely understood, writes Steve Bush.
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- Shipments of LED lamps and luminaires to exceed 500 million units in Asia Pacific by 2021, according to Pike Research (November 9) - Marketwatch.com (Dow Jones)While energy-efficient products are an expensive form of lighting for many customers in the Asia Pacific region, the higher costs are increasingly justified by the higher efficacy and performance compared to traditional lighting products.
- 9 Nov 2011:LED supplier Universal Display Corp posted a third-quarter profit, gainsaying loss expectations, as revenue more than tripled, and forecast full-year revenue above expectation, sending its shares up 8% in extended trade.
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- 31 Oct 2011:Aixtron's Q3 revenue down nearly 50% due to Asian market correction and credit tightness (October 27) - Semiconductor TodayFor third-quarter 2011, deposition equipment maker Aixtron SE of Herzogenrath, Germany has reported revenue of ??9.8m (down 49% on ??75.6m last quarter and 58% on ??12.7m a year ago).
- 28 Oct 2011:PLED-W500 and PLED-W200 with HIGH LED brightness with 20,000 hours of long life.
- 27 Oct 2011:Rubicon Technology says that it has shipped over 200,000 six-inch sapphire wafers to LED manufacturers worldwide.
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- 25 Oct 2011:Bridgelux Inc., a maker of light- emitting diode, or LED, lighting, received $15 million in financing to accelerate research and development.
- 21 Oct 2011:Taiwan and mainland China will focus on LED lighting, TFT-LCD, wireless cities, low-temperature logistics, and electric cars initially for cross-Taiwan Strait industrial cooperation.
- Outdoor lighting: Osram lights Portugal streets, Cooper launches new LED light engine - LEDs MagazineStreet-light-manufacturer SchrÃ©der has supplied SSL luminaires to Arraiolos, Portugal based on Osram LEDs, while Cooper Lighting has introduced a new version of its LightBAR that primarily targets outdoor lighting.
- Digitimes Research: August LED bulb prices drop sequentially in China
- Digitimes Research: US$30 to be competitive price for 5.5-inch sapphire covers to be adopted by smartphone vendors other than Apple in 2015
- Digitimes Research: GTAT estimated to supply up to 1.35-2.25 million 5.5-inch iPhone sapphire covers in 2014
- Genesis Photonics finds way to Blue Ocean through high-power, flip-chip LED technology
- Digitimes Research: LED edge-lit 50-inch and above size LCD TV panels in high demand
- The bright future of Taiwan optoelectronics industry
- Global LED lighting market will be worth US$25.4 billion in 2013, says new report from Digitimes Research
- Interview with AZZURRO Semiconductors CEO Erwin Wolf: Mass production of 200mm GaN-on-Si wafer will drive significant shift of LED market
- Linear announces synchronous buck LED driver controller
- iWatt targets high power density in ultra-small overall adapter size with new devices
- ViewSonic announces ultra-portable LED projector line
- Chimei expects LED models to account for over 30% of its monitor revenues in 2010
- Photonics Festival in Taiwan: Everlight showcases LED agriculture lamps
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