2018-05-17

Violumas Announces New Line of UV LED

Violumas announces their new venture into the UV LED market. Violumas is the latest UV specific branch from Silicon Valley-based company Flip Chip Opto. Flip Chip Opto focuses on high power COB light engines based upon their proprietary 3-Pad Flip Chip featuring super-pillar MCPCB technology. Flip Chip Opto creates the most powerful COBs on the market, focusing on industrial and horticultural applications.
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2018-05-08

LG Innotek to Introduce Advanced UV LED in RadTech 2018

LG Innotek today announced it will participate in RadTech 2018, North America's largest UV fair in Chicago, Illinois, on the 7th to 9th of this month.
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2018-05-02

LG Innotek to Hold a UV LED Forum in China

LG Innotek will start to target the global market in full-scale by holding a UV LED forum in China. It plans to accelerate the business expansion by closely cooperating with the local companies based on its world-leading technology.
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2018-05-02

UV LED Curing for OLED Encapsulation

With the increased demand for OLED based touchscreens, electronic manufactures are increasingly turning to UV LED curing solution providers for its many benefits in bonding applications for OLED flat panel manufacturing. Benefits to manufacturers include high productivity, environmentally safe and friendly, and a reliable solution to how these products are cured.
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2018-04-13

Phoseon Technology Announces Investment in Factory and Global Business Expansion

UV LED solution provider Phoseon Technology has announced its continued business expansion and growth plan.
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2018-04-02

Veeco Achieves Milestone with 100 Automated MBE Systems Installed Worldwide

Veeco Instruments Inc. announced it has completed installation of its 100th automated Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) system. The installation of Veeco’s GEN10™ MBE System last month at Silanna Semiconductor PTY Ltd. in Australia marks this significant company milestone. The company also operates a Veeco Dual GEN200® MBE System for production of advanced nitride compound semiconductor devices including UV-LEDs.
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2018-03-14

Phoseon Technology Introduces High-Intensity UV LED Microplate Decontamination System

Phoseon Technology announces the first in a family of products with the KeyPro KP100 decontamination system. Targeted at RNA researchers and lab managers, the KP100 is a standalone decontamination system that saves time and money unlike existing chemical and heat methods.
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2018-03-09

LED Next Stage 2018: Many Enterprises Exhibited UV LED Products

LED Next Stage 2018, Japan’s leading Exhibition of LED and OLED Lighting, had been organized in Tokyo, Japan during March 6th - March 9th.
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2018-03-06

[Financial Updates] Lextar Focuses on QD, Mini LED Backlight and IR LED

LED vertical integration manufacturer Lextar Electronics registered a revenue of NTD 760 million (USD 25.97 million) for February, down 21.7% MoM. The company attributed the revenue decline to the Chinese New Year holiday and product mix adjustment.
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2018-02-26

HC Semitek Makes Big Push for Advanced Semiconductors Including Micro LED, VCSEL, IR LED

Chinese LED maker HC Semitek announced it has signed an investment framework agreement to establish projects of advanced semiconductors and devices in the Yiwu Information and Optoelectronics Hi-Tech Industrial Park. The signing of the agreement was witnessed by the Yiwu Municipal People’s Government.
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2018-02-26

LG Innotek Introduces UV LED Module with Perfect Waterproof

LG Innotek today announced that it has supplied UV LED module for water purifiers to the famous Japanese purifier manufacturer for the past year and achieved the perfect quality of zero defect rate.
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2018-02-14

[Notification] LEDinside Will See You After Chinese New Year

LEDinside would like to thank everyone for your support and regular visit to our online magazine. As Chinese New Year is approaching, we will temporarily stop updating industry news until February 21.
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2018-02-08

Breakthrough UV-C LED Performance Enables New Life Science Applications

Phoseon Technology announces that utilizing its patented SLM technology and proprietary thermal management system achieves a breakthrough level of deep-UV irradiance targeted at disinfection and decontamination Life Science applications.
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2018-01-19

First UVC LED with 100 mW from LG Innotek

Introducing a performance of 100 mW, LG Innotek, industrial partner of LASER COMPONENTS, sets new standards for single-chip UVC LEDs. The manufacturer states that this development is two years ahead of current industry forecasts. So far, experts had assumed that similar output powers would not be achieved until 2020.
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2018-01-17

NEPCON JAPAN 2018: A Peek into New Trends in the Electronics Industry

NEPCON JAPAN 2018, the largest exposition for electronics manufacturing and R&D technologies in Asia, started today (January 17, 2018) at Tokyo Big Sight. The three-day show has grown larger with approximately 2,600 Japanese and overseas exhibitors presenting their advancements in both the East and West Exhibition Halls this year. The number of attendees is anticipated to hit 127,000. The show is ready to witness Asia’s first large-scale dialogue between tech companies in 2018.  
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2018-01-05

Increased AlInGaP LED and UV LED Shipment Boosts Epileds Revenue

Taiwan-based LED epi-wafer and chip manufacturer Epileds finished moving factories at the end of 2017. The installation of its newly purchased production equipment has begun. Because most of the equipment is used, the capacity growth is limited. In 1H18, newly added capacity from these machines is predicted to be gradually used for mass production. 
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2018-01-04

UV LED Technology on the Horizon for Wide Web Applications

UV LED curing technology presents numerous opportunities for wide web applications due to all of its inherent advantages. Although most applications on the market today are in digital inkjet, screen, narrow web flexographic and sheet-fed offset printing, and structural bonding, Phoseon Technology sees growing interest in UV LED for wide web applications.
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2017-12-22

Qingdao Jason Developed 3 Watt UV-C LEDs Lamp

On 22st December 2017, Qingdao Jason Electric Ltd Co. announced that they have successfully demonstrated a 3 Watt high output power 275nm UV-C LEDs lamp, which is only after few months with their recent success on the 1 watt UVC LEDs Lamp development. 
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2017-12-15

UV LED Replacement Drives Ultraviolet Lamp Market to Grow

The chip wavelength of LED can be adjusted to produce both visible and invisible light bulbs. In light of lower production cost, companies are developing more UV LEDs, further driving the growth of ultraviolet lamps. It is estimated the market value of ultraviolet lamps will continues to increase at a CAGR of 13.32% from 2017 to 2021.
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2017-12-08

“UV Power” Research Project is Working on LED-replacements for Conventional UV Light Sources

The optical outputs of the new LEDs are expected to be greater than 120 mW at 300 ± 10 nm, 140 mW at 280 ± 10 nm and 80 mW at 260 ± 10 nm. The research group is also working on making significant improvements to the aging behavior of the LEDs so they can be operated longer and more economically.
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2017-12-05

New LED Flood Curing System for UV/Light Cure Materials from Intertronics

The Dymax BlueWave MX-250 offers all the benefits of curing using UV LED technology, in a flood lamp configuration which has the power and control suitable for production.
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2017-11-21

UV-LED Technology Improves Display Manufacturing Throughput

Consumers globally are using touchscreen displays every day in a growing array of electronics, from TV to smartphones to mobile gaming consoles to in-car navigation systems. With heightened demand for touchscreens, electronic manufactures are increasingly turning to Phoseon Technology’s UV-LED curing for its many benefits in adhesives bonding applications.
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2017-10-25

UV LED Technology Best Option for Low-Migration Printing

Phoseon Technology believes it’s just a matter of time before UV LED cured low-migration inks, coatings and adhesives are widely adopted across global markets.
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2017-10-25

Epileds Reports Tepid 3Q17 Financial Results

Taiwan-based LED epi-wafer and chip manufacturer Epileds registered a lower revenue in 3Q17 than that in 2Q17 and the revenue fell from a year ago because of seasonality and factory relocation. Epileds is predicted to continue moving factories and purchase infrared (IR) and ultraviolet (UV) LED machines in 4Q17. Epileds will mainly buy used machines and modify them by itself. The revenue in 4Q17 is estimated to be similar to that in 3Q17. Epileds' annual revenue is projected to stay flat, but gross margin will improve, and profit will possibly bounce back. 
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2017-10-06

Kopp Glass Launches New UV LED Optic Design Lab Website

Kopp Glass announces the launch of a new interactive website that enables users to develop UV LED products with increased power, greater design flexibility, and better cure quality. The UV LED Optic Design Lab is a platform for engineers to learn about and design molded UV glass optics to optimize the performance of their UV LED systems.
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2017-09-30

LG Innotek Participates in LED Japan 2017, the Largest UV LED exhibition in Japan

LG Innotek announced that it will participate in ‘LED Japan 2017’, an exhibition held in Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan between Oct. 4 and Oct. 6. It intends to show its unique UV LEDs to customers in Japan to make inroads into the Japanese market.
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2017-09-25

Nitride Filed Patent Infringement Lawsuit Relating to UV-LED against Digi-Key

On September 22, 2017 (CDT), Nitride Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (“Nitride”) filed a patent infringement lawsuit with the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota against Digi-Key Corporation d/b/a Digi-Key Electronics (“Digi-Key”), which sells UV-LED products on the internet that are manufactured by RayVio Corporation, a CA based UV-LED manufacturer (“RayVio”). 
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2017-09-20

293 nm UVB LED More Efficient in Geneating Vitamin D3 than Sunlight, Found Boston University

Research published today in Scientific Reports shows that light from RayVio's 293nm ultraviolet (UV) LED is more efficient than sunlight at producing vitamin D3 in skin samples. Tyler Kalajian and his research team, led by Dr. Michael F. Holick, Ph.D., M.D., and supported by Boston University School of Medicine and a Boston University Ignition Award, found that skin samples exposed to RayVio's UV LED for just 0.52 minutes produced more than twice as much vitamin D3 as samples exposed to 32.5 minutes of sunlight.
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2017-09-07

Azar Printing to Install RGMT’s LED-UV Press

Azar Printing purchased the 47th RMGT 9 Series press in the North America, and will be taking delivery of the unit in September immediately after the PRINT 17 trade show. The new RMGT 920PF-8+CC will replace two 4-Up presses — an older 8-color press, as well as a 6-color with coater press. The new press equipped with RMGT’s fully automatic plate changing, SMART Insta.Color make-ready technology and LED UV Curing for both 4/4 perfecting and LED-UV curable coatings will all represent firsts in the St. Louis marketplace.
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2017-09-06

UV LED Technology Improves Flexography Printing

Phoseon Technology is revolutionizing the narrow-web printing industry by combining flexography, which has been used for printing for more than a century, and UV-LED curing technology, which Phoseon first introduced to the narrow-web industry in 2009.
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Luminus Devices, Inc., a manufacturer of high-performance LEDs and solid-state light sources, has expanded its horticulture LED portfolio with new SST-20 series white LEDs to complement the extensive range of discrete wavelengths from UVA (365... READ MORE

The significant drop in light output (green gap phenomenon) exhibited by green LEDs has often been the cause of efficiency problems and high costs in customer applications. For its indium gallium nitride (InGaN)-based green LEDs, Osram Opto Se... READ MORE