2015-06-29

Phoseon Technology UV LED Reaches 50,000 Hour Lifetime Milestone

Phoseon Technology, the leader in UV LED curing solutions, today announced a major milestone for UV LED light sources. As a result of Phoseon's rigorous reliability efforts, lifetime testing of lamps has now surpassed 50,000 hours of operational on-time with lamp irradiance being greater than 80% of its original output when the test first began five-plus years ago. For perspective, utilizing a single shift workweek of 2,000 hours per year, 50,000 hours equates to 25 years of UV LED operating on-time. 
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2015-06-29

Kenall Mfg. Launches New Bacteria-killing LED Light for Hospitals

Kenall Manufacturing introduced Indigo-Clean™, a light fixture that uses Continuous Environmental Disinfection technology to continuously kill harmful bacteria linked to hospital acquired infections (HAIs). The technology behind Indigo-Clean™ inactivates a wide range of micro-organisms that are known causes of HAIs, including MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus), C.difficile and VRE (Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus).
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2015-06-24

IR LED and UV LED Applications Take Off at Photonics Festival In Taiwan

A special UV or IR pavilion was set up at this year’s Photonics Festival in Taiwan, which took place earlier this month in Taipei, Taiwan.This is the first time that the show organized by Taiwan’s Photonics Industry & Technology Development Association (PIDA) has highlighted niche UV and IR LED applications, which has benefited attending manufacturers and visitors.
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2015-06-16

EVERLIGHT Exhibits Diversified IR and UV LEDs at Photonics Festival in Taiwan 2015

EVERLIGHT ELECTRONICS 【TSE:2393】, a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, exhibiting diversified products at the IR/UV zone of Photonics Festival in Taiwan 2015 (Taiwan International Lighting Show 2015) owing to the increasing demands of IR products and special applications, where IR products are widely applied for mobile devices, smart phones and surveillance systems, UV LEDs are applied for printer drying, disinfection and counterfeit detection, thoroughly demonstrating EVERLIGHT ‘s high-end technology and multiple dimension.
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2015-06-12

Rechargeable UV LED Leak Detection Flashlight for Heavy Duty Fleets

The Tracerline® OPTI-PRO(TM) Max (P/N TP-8630) is a cordless, state-of-the-art, True UV LED leak detection flashlight. It makes heavy duty/fleet vehicle leaks easy to spot, while slashing valuable diagnostic time for technicians.
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2015-05-05

IR and UV LED Developments at IR+UV Expo 2015

The second day of IR+UV Expo 2015 special forum that took place in late April in Yokohama, Japan started off with a semiconductor components for laser diodes (LD) and UV LED developments presentation by a senior researcher from Japan’s prestigious research institute, Riken.
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2015-04-27

HP Lighting Provides Optimized UV LED Optic Design that Delivers Uniform Lighting Distribution According to Different Application System

Charles Wei, the Chairman of HP Lighting shed some light on UV LED product development trends and solutions in an exclusive interview with LEDinside at IR+UV EXPO 2015, which took place in Pacifico Yokohama, Japan, from April 22-24, 2015.
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2015-04-20

LED Industry Focusing on UV/IR LED Niche Market Applications

Most LED manufacturers were displaying UV or IR LED related applications at SPIE Photonics West, and many of these new applications covered LED chips, dies, package and other products.
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2015-03-17

Applied Ventures Broadens Portfolio With RayVio UV LED Investment

Applied Ventures, the venture capital arm of Applied Materials and a leading corporate venture firm, announced today that it has participated in a Series B financing round for RayVio Corporation, an advanced UV LED solutions company developing proprietary semiconductor-based technology for manufacturing solid state ultraviolet (SSUV) LED products and applications. RayVio's patented technology is intended to enable large-scale adoption of UV LEDs for the industrial, digital health and consumer sectors, with a variety of applications to benefit society.
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2015-03-16

Nitride Solutions Closes $3M in New Funding for AlN Substrates

Nitride Solutions a developer and manufacturer of advanced nitride substrates for LEDs, lasers, and power electronics—announced today that it has successfully closed US $3 million in new funding as Hansol Chemical, Greenpoint Global Mittelstand Fund, and Silicon Pastures Angel Investment Network joined the company’s investor group. Funds will be used to expand production of the company’s aluminum nitride substrate offerings, as well as to accelerate market introduction of its high-performance thermal management coatings.
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2015-03-12

Nichia Product Lineup for 2015 to Include UV LED and Red Phosphor

Leading global LED manufacturer Nichia’s product lineup for 2015 will include UV LEDs, Mn 4+red phosphor powder, and laser diode products, company representatives revealed at a recent press conference at Hotel Okura in Taipei, Taiwan.
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2015-03-10

Taiwanese LED Manufacturers Tap Into UV and IR LED Niche Markets

Despite leading the global LED component market in 2014, Taiwanese LED manufacturers are entering LED niche markets, according to an UDN report.
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2015-02-16

AOT Projects Soaring UV LED Growth in 2015

Taiwanese LED manufacturer AOT projected significant growth in the UV LED market after recently announcing last month’s revenues, according to a Chinese-media LaoYaoBao report.
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2015-02-05

Nikkiso America Introduces World’s Highest Power, Deep UV LEDs

Nikkiso America, a world leader in the development and commercialization of deep ultraviolet LEDs, has announced that it has initiated shipments of the world’s highest power deep UV-LEDs, featuring three times more optical power output than is commercially available from other sources in the UV-C and UV-B range. The Nikkiso UV-LED business will introduce the new high-power deep UV-LED product line for the first time in North America at the SPIE Photonics West exhibition in San Francisco February 10 - 12, 2015, North Hall Booth #4815. The Nikkiso UV-LED products are designed for applications in biomedical instrumentation and treatment, germicidal purification and sterilization, and industrial curing and printing.
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2015-01-29

Phoseon Technology Introduces New LED Area Curing Solution for Electronics Manufacturing

Phoseon Technology, the leader in UV LED curing solutions, today announced the launch of the FireJet™ FJ800 area curing solution for electronics manufacturing. The new air-cooled solution is optimized for production lines with large area applications such as micro speakers, camera modules and flat panel displays. Starting from a base curing area of 100mm x 100mm, these modular products can scale in all directions and provide contiguous, uniform UV output. The FJ800 light sources are available in 365nm and 395nm wavelengths and come with a separate controller that uses a simple, intuitive graphical interface.
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2015-01-15

Japanese Manufacturers Highlight High Bay Lights and LED Spotlights at Lighting Japan 2015

This year’s Lighting Japan continued to feature Asian LED technologies, material, equipment and lighting developments that the global industry has been closely following. The exhibition also featured next generation lighting designs including LED and OLED light sources. Some of the advanced application concepts were showcased in better exhibition locations.
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2014-12-18

Engineered Printing Solutions Chooses Phoseon Technology’s UV LED Curing Products

The XD070 single pass inkjet printer from Engineered Printing Solutions is ‘image direct’ from computer to print. It comes integrated with UV LED curing technology. This offers the perfect solution for short or long runs with quick changeovers and variable data. This printer is ideal for multi-color printing on flat and semi-flat surfaces on a variety of substrates and can be customized to meet various printing needs.
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2014-12-04

LEDinside: Highly Profitable UV LED Market Value Reaches US $122M in 2014

The global Ultraviolet (UV) market value in 2014 is estimated to reach US $815 million, in which the UV LED market has about a 15% market share or equivalent to $122 million market value, according to the latest report “2015 LED Demand and Supply Market Outlook” published by LEDinside, a research division of TrendForce. “UV LED single unit prices are usually ten times higher than average LEDs, which is why many LED manufacturers have entered the market, even though it remains a relatively niche sector,” said Joanne Wu, an assistan...
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2014-10-22

Nikkiso to Mass Produce UV LEDs Next Spring

Japanese pump and LED manufacturer Nikkiso will start mass producing UV LEDs with a wavelength between 255-350 nm in Spring 2015, according to a report by Japanese media Nikkei Technology.
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2014-10-08

GPE Ardenghi Srl Introduces New Screen Printer With UV LED Curing From Phoseon Technology

GPE Ardenghi srl introduces the new Mod. GPE/24-LED automatic screen printer enabled by UV LED curing technology. The new machine is used for screen printing on pens, barrels and other small round articles. LED (light emitting diode) technology offers maximum UV output with significantly less energy consumption, along with cooler operating temperatures that allow for printing on heat sensitive substrates. 
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2014-04-25

Innovations in Optics Introduces Large Chip-on-Board LumiBright UV LED

Innovations in Optics, Inc. introduces LumiBright™ UV Boards for high power UV LED applications such as UV curing, 3D printing, maskless lithography, photodynamic therapy, and fluorescence excitation in life science or machine vision. LumiBright UV Boards offer maximized heat and current spreading to deliver high UV optical power with superior thermal management and open platform flexibility that provides for totally unique and compact UV LED design solutions.
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2014-04-21

LG Innotek Now Mass Producing UV LEDs with World Class Output

LG Innotek (CEO Ung-Beom Lee) announces it has begun mass producing high output UV LED chips that delivers the world class performance.The company has developed UV LED chips that can output 560mW at a drive current of 500mA, which is world class output on a single chip. Applications include industrial hardeners, light exposure systems, and counterfeit bill detectors.
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2014-04-15

HPLighting Attends 2014 IR + UV EXPO in Yokohama, Japan

In order to enhance the market for industrial applications of UV LED curing, Taiwan HPLighting has chosen industry's most advanced high quality UV LED chip and special UV LED packages to make UV LED devices with higher efficiency , uniform light irradiance, low power consumption , long life and environmentally friendly features.
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2014-02-25

NRL Roadmap to Efficient Green-Blue-Ultraviolet LEDs

Scientists at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) have suggested a method that could significantly increase the efficiency of green-blue-ultraviolet light-emitting diodes based on GaInN/GaN, AlGaN/GaN, and AlInN/GaN quantum wells. Their approach could enable advances in solid state lighting and the creation of low threshold lasers and high power light LEDs. Their research is published in the January 25 and November 26, 2013 issues of Applied Physics. 
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2014-02-19

UPM Makes Progress in Water Contaminant Detection with UV LED Device

Researchers at Technical University of Madrid (UPM) are working in the development of hydrocarbons early detection devices for rivers in order to prevent contamination that could seriously affect the environment.
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2013-11-06

Philips Lumileds Sets UV LED Standard with Industry’s Smallest High-Power UV Emitter

At 1/5th the size of other high-power emitters, the LUXEON UV LED enables the highest flux-density systems in the industry.
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2013-08-15

LED Engin Develops 365nm UV LED Gen 2 Emitter for Demanding Curing Applications

LED Engin, Inc., a leader in high lumen density LED products, introduced 365nm UV LED Gen 2 emitter that delivers up to 1000mW flux output at 2.8W power, which is the highest radiant flux available in the market from a single die package. The 365nm Gen 2 emitter produces its unprecedented irradiance from a compact 4.4mm x 4.4mm footprint, the industry's smallest high power UV LED package. It is designed with a narrow beam angle of just 70° that results in more flux in the beam and maximum power density (W/cm2) on target, at least four times higher than its...
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2013-07-16

FESPA Welcomes New UV Product Programme from ITL

Ground-breaking innovation in UV LED and UV arc curing was well-received by visitors to wide format print industry event, FESPA where Integration Technology Ltd (ITL) showcased further new developments. The show, held June 25-29 in London’s ExCel Exhibition Centre, was an important component in a concerted 2013 new product roll-out from the UK-based company. While the official show report is still to be released, ITL filed ‘highly encouraging’ visitor response to its new lines corresponding with quality sales leads generated. “...
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2013-06-28

FLEDA TECH. Announce High Wattage Chip-on-board UV LED Solutions

FLEDA TECH. - located in TAIWAN, focusing on the chip-on-board technology of LED package with Copper-base and supplying the high wattage, high quality and high reliability LED lighting products. The unique surface technology for the Copper-base, enhance the reflective of light and the light efficacy of white LED can reach to 120lm/W, and decrease light decay by the surface damage and have 30,000hrs long life. Now the 6W-320W Chip-on-board type of LED products are available. At present, UV LED are the new issues at LED industry. FLEDA TEC...
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2013-06-03

SETi and the USDA Document UV LEDs Extending Shelf life of Fresh Produce

Sensor Electronic Technology Inc reports that LEDs in the UVB spectral band can double the shelf life of refrigerated produce after a study based on strawberries that was conducted with the USDA. Sensor Electronic Technology Inc (SETi) has announced the results of a three-year research program, conducted with the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), that prove ultraviolet (UV) LED lighting is an effective technique in extending the shelf life of produce. Strawberries in a refrigerator that were continuously lit with LEDs in the 280–315-nm U...
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Lumileds introduced the LUXEON MX, a multi-die emitter that delivers industry leading efficiency and flux for outdoor fixtures and high bay lighting applications. Lighting fixtures benefit from the emitter’s 1,200 lumen, 150 lm/W ef... READ MORE

The trading portfolio of IMM Photonics has been expanded in the segment Fabry-Perot laser diodes to include a 830 nanometer (nm) version by the Japanese manufacturer QD-Laser.

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