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Changelight Orders Aixtron 2800G4 Systems for Fine Pitch and Mini LED Production Capacity Expansion

German firm Aixtron SE reported that the company is supplying additional MOCVD technology to Xiamen Changelight Co, Ltd (Changelight). The Chinese company plans to use the new AIX 2800G4-TM cluster systems from Aixtron to expand its production capacities for solar cells and arsenide-phosphide-based red, orange and yellow LEDs (ROY LED) including …

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Growing Role for Mini and Micro LEDs, GaN Power Electronics, and VCSELs Expected in Veeco’s Future

I got to speak with Peo Hansson, senior vice president and general manager of MOCVD business at Veeco. While much of Veeco’s revenue has come from selling MOCVD systems for LED production, the company now sees its future focus on selling systems for fabricating, mini and micro LEDs, GaN power …

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Micro-LED Display Market to Grow at CAGR of 89.2 % from 2018 to 2025, According to Allied Market Research

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Allied Market Research reports that the global micro-LED display market will be valued at $22.9 million in 2018. The research firm projects that the micro-LED market will reach $1,945.6 million by 2025. This increase translates to an impressive CAGR of 89.2% from 2018 to 2025. The key players in the …

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Bolb Inc. Develops Transparent Hole-Supplying Layer for UVC LEDs, Tripling Output Without Voltage Penalty

Startup firm Bolb Inc. of Livermore, California USA, announced a new line of ultraviolet c-band LEDs. The new UVC LEDs boast record single-chip performance for universal disinfection. According to the company, UVC LEDs made by Bolb Inc. have achieved 12.2% external quantum efficiency (EQE), a record for UVC LEDs. Bolb Inc. …

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Material with Highest Degree of Optical Anisotropy (directional dependence) Created; Possible Applications Include Sensors, LEDs, and Solar

The clear mineral Iceland spar can make you see double if you place the mineral on top of an image due to an occurrence of double refraction. This double refraction is a result of a crystal material quality known as optical anisotropy (meaning directional dependence). Light slows down, and the …

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KAIST Researchers Develop Low-Cost Transfer Method for Fabrication of Blue Micro LED Array (f-VLEDs)

A KAIST research team developed a low-cost production method for flexible, verticle blue thin-film micro LEDs (f-VLEDs). Professor Keon Jae Lee from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and his team developed the one-time transfer method for fabricating an array of thousands of blue, gallium nitride (GaN) micro LEDs …

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Aledia Orders Veeco Propel System for Development of 3D Nanowire LEDs

Veeco Instruments Inc. of Plainview, New York USA, reported that Aledia, a developer and maker of next-generation 3D LEDs for display applications utilizing its gallium-nitride-nanowires-on-silicon platform, chose Veeco’s Propel® GaN MOCVD system. Aledia says the system will support advanced research and development of 3D nanowire LEDs. Aledia pointed to the …

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Fusion Optix Acquires Optical Film and Light Guide Production Equipment and Other Assets from Rambus Lighting Division

Fusion Optix, Inc. of Woburn, Massachusetts USA, a maker of LED optical components including LED light engines, light guides, and optical films, reported that it acquired the production equipment related to optical films and light guides as well as quality control and testing equipment and other assets from the previously …

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Luminus Devices Introduces PerfectWhite Replicating and Improving Upon Halogen

Luminus Devices, Inc. based in Sunnyvale, California USA, released its third proprietary spectral technology, PerfectWhite™, which closely replicates the visual characteristics of halogen lamps (3000K). Halogen is considered by many in the lighting industry to be the gold standard in light quality among artificial lights. The company asserts that its …

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