Rohm Showcased Planer LED Lighting Panel at CEATEC JAPAN 2012

Rohm Co Ltd has showcased a planer LED lighting panel featuring LED packages with a high color rendering index as high as 98 at CEATEC JAPAN 2012 held from Oct 2 to 6, 2012. High color rendering index According to the firm, the panel was made by arranging LED packages on a plane surface and covering them with a light diffusion plate. It emits light from the entire surface of the panel like an OLED lighting panel. By using its fluorescent material technologies, Rohm realized a general color rendering index (Ra) as high as 98 and prevented the sulfurati...
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Focusing on the Perfect Pixel: Merck Presents Trend-Setting, Efficient Solutions for all Display Applications at the IMID and the FPD

•    licristal® PS-VA for pioneering display technologies: Vivid images at minimal power consumption •    licrivue® reactive mesogens: Enabling convenient 3D TV and enhancing display performance •    WR Patinal® hydro- and oleophobic coating materials: For outstanding smooth, clean and responsive surfaces for touch screens Merck will be presenting its innovative portfolio of display materials at two major display industry events in Asia in October. As a leader in all areas of LC display applicatio...
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Novaled awarded “European Company of the Year” by a panel of international cleantech experts

Novaled has been named in the prestigious 2012 Global Cleantech 100 list recognizing the top global private companies in the clean technology industry. In addition the company has been awarded as the European Company of the Year by a 75-strong international expert panel. Novaled today announced it is named in the prestigious 2012 Global Cleantech 100 list, produced by Cleantech Group, a leading research firm focused on global cleantech innovation. The list is unique in the sector and highlights the top private companies that represent the most innovative and promising idea...
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Universal Display Cooperates with Duksan Hi-Metal for OLED Host Material in Korea

Universal Display Corporation and Duksan Hi-Metal Company Limited, have entered into a master services agreement to enhance Universal Display’s local presence and expansion in Korea. As the first initiative under the agreement, Duksan will provide manufacturing services for one of Universal Display’s host products for certain Korean customers. Universal Display and Duksan will also explore additional areas for collaboration to better serve and support the needs of the growing Korean OLED industry. “We are very happy to cooperate with Universa...
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Analysts Points out OLED Industry Needs Rethink

According to a recent report by market analysts Nanomarkets, the OLED market has suffered a significant slowdown and companies are being more circumspect about the potential for the technology. OLED market struggles on account of several separate factors Currently, the report suggests the OLED market struggles on account of several separate factors. It highlights the fact that because OLEDs are classed within the luxury market the prospect of increased interest and development could be a called into question in times of reduced wealth and higher unemployment. The rep...
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Sumitomo Chemical Joins Holst Centre's Research Program for OLED

Sumitomo Chemical has taken part in Holst Centre's shared research program on Printed Organic Lighting and Signage, to develop multi-layer solution processes for high-efficiency OLEDs.   OLEDs are revolutionary large-area light sources that could cut lighting-related energy use by 50-90% and enable unique lighting applications. They are manufactured by depositing numerous thin layers of materials onto glass substrates or flexible plastic foils. Today's highest-efficiency OLEDs are made using evaporative processes in vacuum conditions. Switching to atmosp...
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Universal Display Cooperates with Plextronics to Develop Next-Gen OLED Materials

Universal Display Corp. has signed a three-year agreement with Plextronics Inc. to expand their development of next-generation solution-processible OLED material systems for displays and lighting applications. The OLED supplier invested $4 million in Plextronics to accelerate the development and commercialization of solution-based OLED material systems that incorporate Plextronics’ hole injection layer (HIL) and hole transport materials with its phosphorescent OLED emissive layer materials. “Plextronics has worked closely with Universal Display...
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The Interior aspects of LEDs

By Scott Watson Light emitting diodes (LEDs) have continued to be greatly used in the electronic world.  There’s a lot you need to know about their designs and functions.  They have continued to be used in the manufacturing of gadgets, mobile devices and other tiny and large electronics. To know more about the LEDs there’s a need to unravel their interior components.  This is exactly the major focus of this write-up. Getting to know the inside sections of LEDs can be very educating.  The interior construction of such devises is worth k...
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Samsung Display Merges with Samsung Mobile Display and S-LCD Corporations to Expand its OLED Business

Samsung Display is playing as a newly merged business with Samsung Mobile Display and S-LCD activities within the Korean electronics group, to expand its activities in LCDs and OLEDs. Oh-hyun Kwon, vice chairman and CEO of Samsung Electronics, said "Samsung Display is destined to attain virtually unlimited growth." In addition, the company also intends to combine OLED production technology with precision large panel operations and seasoned supply chain management. "Our combined strengths will guide Samsung's display business through t...
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Osram :Temperature stability record for area light source OLED

Osram has taken a major step toward OLEDs that are suitable for automotive applications. For the first time the company has developed an OLED that proved capable of withstanding temperatures of up to 85 degrees Celsius for several hundred hours in a laboratory long-term test. Temperature stability is the biggest challenge when it comes to making these innovative surface area light sources suitable for use in cars. "Since the success of this research we’re now tackling their future application in production vehicles", says Ulrich Eisele, responsible for th...
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Germany Trade & Invest Focuses on LED Market

Aiming at an expected double digit annual growth through 2018 for German LED lighting industry, Germany Trade & Invest has announced to center on LED technologies. Germany Trade & Invest experts, who will be at this year's LED/OLED Expo in South Korea from June 26 until June 29, have said that LED and OLED companies are well positioned for the next growth phase within the lighting industry. Jonathan Schoo, electronics and microtechnology expert at Germany Trade & Invest in Berlin, pointed out that, "The energy revolution in G...
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DOE Announces $7 million Investments to Support SSL Development

Recently, according to The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), it has released more than $7 million for three innovative lighting projects at companies in California, Michigan and North Carolina that aim to lower the cost of manufacturing high-efficiency solid-state lighting (SSL) technologies LEDs and OLEDs.   The two-year projects selected will focus on significantly reducing manufacturing costs while continuing to improve the quality and performance of solid state lighting technologies.  These investments, which will leverage an additional $5 million in p...
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Light+Building 2012 Report II: Philips Lighting

Philips Lighting is the current leader of the global lighting industry, a forerunner in traditional lighting, LED lighting, special lighting and lighting fixture areas. The company exhibited at Forum 0. From its booth it was very easy to tell how much marketing budget Philips invested in it. Philips’ sector was divided into assorted booths, including interior lighting, office lighting, outdoors lighting, industrial lighting, food lighting and LED light bulb. LEDinside conducted an interview with Philips Lumileds regarding its LED light source, LED component...
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LEDTEC ASIA 2012 Highlights III: Overview of European and Japanese Companies

A lot of major manufacturers from Europe, the United States and Japan also exhibit at Singapore Int’l LED/OLED Technology Show 2012 (LEDTEC ASIA 2012). Here is LEDinside’s observation on their products.   Philips Lighting Philips Lighting’s booth Philips Lighting has been in the Singaporean market for quite some time, supplying the market with high bay light products for industrial, commercial and residential uses. The panel light caters to dinning rooms, offices and other commercial spaces Philips’...
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OLED Inventor Ching Tang Joins QD Vision Science Advisory Board

Recently, Ching Tang, OLED inventor and a winner of the prestigious Wolf Prize in the field of chemistry, has joined QD Vision on the company’s scientific advisory board. As the Doris Johns Cherry Professor at the University of Rochester, Tang is credited with several key innovations that led to the commercialisation of OLED flat-panel display technology, including the discovery of the basic heterojunction device structure. Seth Coe-Sullivan, QD Vision founder and Chief Technology Officer, spoke highly of Tang, “Ching Tang is an extraordi...
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Advance Display Technology Implementing LED: Large-sized OLED and Crystal LED TVs

By Scott Patterson Unquestionably the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) at Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A. is focused on the new technologies. Among all these impressive new technologies, the highlights implementing LED technologies were Sony’s new Crystal LED technology and Korean maker’s application of OLEDs (organic light-emitting diode) on large-sized TVs. Sony’s Crystal LED technology creates a full-HD display using approximately 60 million LEDs as light source on a substrate. This new technology can have a nearly...
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OLED100 Results and Demonstrator Coming Soon

For general lighting, OLEDs have to compete with existing and upcoming lighting, achieving power efficacies of up to 100 lumens per watt, which fluorescent tubes are capable of, and operational lifetimes of up to 100,000 hours, which are now possible with commercial inorganic LED lighting. As well as improving efficacies and long operational lifetimes equivalent to commercial general lighting technologies, the project has also focused on fabrication on larger glass substrates. As part of the dissemination of the project next month a press event will be held where a demonstrator ...
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Universal Display Cooperates with Panasonic Idemitsu on OLED Technology

Universal Display is reported to reach a deal  with Panasonic Idemitsu OLED Lighting Company, the joint venture of Panasonic Electric Works Co. Ltd., and Idemitsu Kosan Co. Ltd. on OLED technology. Under the deal, Panasonic Idemitsu gets rights to use Universal’s “UniversalPHOLED” technology in its OLED lighting products, with the terms running through July of 2014. Some amount of the royalties involved will be paid up front to Universal, the company said, though the amounts involved were not disclosed. &n...
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OLED Outfit Dressed up Black Eyed Pea

Recently, LEDs and OLED lighting panels have played a key role on American hip-hop group Black Eyed Peas. The group has gone on stage on Paris on three shows, wearing clothes embroidered with LEDs and OLED lighting panels from Philips. Fergie had a 'leather cat woman' outfit that has 75 white Lumiblade OLED panels. The panels were controlled remotely - and were synchronized to the music and lighting sequences....
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IMRE and the University of Michigan Announces Breakthrough on OLED External Quantum Efficiency

Reportedly, Researchers from IMRE, a research institute of Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), and the University of Michigan, US have turned out that the efficiency of fluorescent blue OLED devices can reach 9.4%, trumping the current theoretical limit for OLED external quantum efficiency (EQE) by nearly two-fold. This breakthrough has overcome the weakness of the blue emitters on short lifetime and poor colour quality, and it is likely to make OLED displays the next wave in consumer displays. By changing the thick...
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Osram Makes Breakthroughs on OLED

Lately, Osram has made two breakthroughs on OLED. One breakthrough is that, testing under application-oriented conditions in an integrating sphere, the company has achieved 87 lm/W with its OLED in the lab. In contrast to the previous achieved peak value, this efficacy is about 40 percent higher or nearly the efficiency of fluorescent lamps. And the OLED was measured at a brightness of 1,000 cd/m2 and a color temperature of approximately 4,000 K. The company also achieved almost 75 Im/W at a brightness of 5,000 cd/m2 in another test. It has already tested the org...
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Acuity Brands Released Two OLED Luminaires

Acuity Brands has released two technologically advanced OLED luminaires, named as the Kindred™ and the Revel™ for indoor, ambient applications. The Kindred, engineered to provide a room with individualized can opies of light, is a contemporary-styled luminaire that blurs the lines between architecture and lighting. It delivers excellent color rendering quality and over 3,000 glare-free lumens, and suits for indoor ambient applications in office, retail, hospitality and restaurant settings, as well as in architecturally-designed spaces. The Revel, inspired by th...
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OSRAM introduces new panels - OLED: Orbeos becomes a product family

With two new Orbeos panels, OSRAM is progressing the development of OLED technology one step further towards mass application. Both panels are mirrored and warm-white – one is rectangular, the other one round. The Orbeos product family is already in series production. In this way, OSRAM meets lighting designers' desire for planning certainty. The new shapes increase the creative scope.
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Lumiotec to start mass producing OLED lighting panels in January 2011

Lumiotec announced that they will begin mass production of OLED Lighting panels in January 2011. The production capacity will be around 60,000 panels a year, and the company will offer panels in five different shapes (two squares and three rectangular) and in two different colors: lamp (3000K) and natural white (5000K). Selling 60,000 panels a year means that most of these will go into commercial lamps, and not just 'sample designs'.
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Together Universal Display with Acuity Brands develops OLEDs.

Working with a $2 million US Department of Energy (DOE) Phase III Xlerator grant, Acuity cooperated with Universal Display to design and fabricate OLED lighting fixtures, which was an energy-efficient and color-tunable phosphorescent OLED lighting system. The two partners said that the system would build on the Universal’s OLED technology and Acuity’s experience designing and building solid-state-lighting (SSL) fixtures.
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The United States has first OLED pilot manufacturing site

Recently, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) reported that Canandaigua in New York was the first OLED pilot manufacturing site in USA. The pilot line occupied 140,000-square-foot area. The Universal Display Corporation (UDC) who had been given $4 million by DOE was a member of the OLED pilot project. Also, UDC, MBT, New York’s Smart System Technology & Commercialization Center (STC) were partners on the project, which leverages an $11.5 million investment from MBT, state government incentives available through the STC, and municipal tax credits.
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Philips created an AC-powered module for OLED products

Philips Research has developed an AC-powered module for accelerating the move to create mainstream OLED products.   Instead of current OLEDs which require low-voltage direct current sources, the alternating current powered white-light module can be plugged directly into a wall socket.  
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OSRAM’s OLED panel is awarded product of the year by French electronics journal ElectroniqueS

The ultra-flat Orbeos OLED panel wins the Electron d’Or Award for product of the year in the Opto/Display category. The jury of renowned industry and research experts selected OSRAM’s light, energy-efficient Orbeos surface-emitting diode froma total of seven products.
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OSRAM: Unlimited creative freedom with efficient OLED

An impressive OLED installation by the lighting planners of ‘LichtKunstLicht’ is the main attraction on the OSRAM stand at the Light + Building show in Frankfurt from 11 to 16 April 2010. Design objects and luminaires use actual examples to show the range of wafer thin light sources with various colors and shapes.
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Developing OLED Displays with CRAIC Technologies Microscope Spectrophotometers

Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLED) are being developed for the next generation of displays and light sources. The QDI 302™ microscope spectrophotometer, from CRAIC Technologies, is designed to measure and compare the spectral output, intensity and color consistency of each of the microscopic pixels commonly found in OLED devices.
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Some homeowners, commercial systems managers and outdoor lighting management companies have looked warily at smart lighting, in light of its being seen as a major departure from what was required for lighting control in the past. They need not... READ MORE

For the LED driver product line, wide AC voltage input range (180 ~ 528VAC) HVGC family, MEAN WELL now launches HVGC-650 series to offer more choices of high power products.