LED Manufacturing News

Litecool: dielectric beats copper for LED cooling

You have got to hand it to Litecool of Sheffield, two interesting cooling developments in as many weeks, plus a whole new way to eliminate MCPCBs two months ago. Its latest cooling idea has been to find a dielectric that conducts heat three times better than copper – which it is…

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GaN-on-Si needs a SiC buffer layer

Welsh fab equipment maker SPTS has teamed up with the Queensland Micro and Nanotechnology Facility (QMF) of Griffith University where researchers have spent 10 years developing an epitaxial SiC layer that will grow evenly on silicon. “A 3C-SiC film provides an effective buffer, layer lattice-matched for GaN growth…

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