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Osram is putting the focus on sustainable growth and wants to take even greater advantage of the potential offered by semiconductor-based lighting technologies. Prior to that, another important strategic step, the carve-out process of the general lighting lamps business, got under way. Given Osram’s strong financial standing, the company is proposing a dividend of €0.90 per share at Tuesday’s AGM. In parallel, Osram has in the meantime also started a share buyback program of up to €500 million.
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HexaTech Develops High Transparency Single Crystal AlN Material for UVC LED

HexaTech, Inc. has developed a new class of high transparency single crystal Aluminum Nitride (AlN) material. This new material provides a significant reduction in optical absorption in the UV-¬C wavelengths, resulting in dramatic improvements in the processing and performance of UV-¬C optoelectronic components. according to the company,this enhanced material will offer an improvement of lifetime and power output for UV-¬‐C LEDs. For the rapidly growing water purification market, the requirement for extended lifetime and improved efficiency are critica...
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Cree LED announced today that three of its recent product releases have been recognized with BrightStar Awards by LEDs Magazine. The XLamp® Element G LEDs and XLamp® Pro9™ LEDs were recognized in the “LED Light Sources&rdqu... READ MORE

New TARA2000-AUT-SAFE family includes unique interlock loop method for completely safeguarding ultra-fast detection of faults that can compromise eye safety Interlock method reduces bill of materials resulting in lower system cost 940nm emitte... READ MORE