Tech news tagged ‘leds’

LED glut approaching

Can you have too many LEDs? It seems you can. LED production could be heading for a glut according to IMS Research, writes David Manners, and profit margins are expected to fall.

Q32010 was a record quarter for the shipment of gallium arsenide nitride LED MOCVD tools with 230 shipped…

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An an LED to compete with 75W light bulbs

Using a multi-chip package, Cree has developed an LED that will compete with 75W light bulbs, writes Technology Editor Steve Bush. It is called the XLamp MPL, and the 12x13mm device will eventually deliver up to 1,500 lm at 750mA, which is 75 lm/W. Each device has…

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LED driver lifetimes go beyond 7,000 hours, claims NXP

NXP Semiconductors says that its LED driver ICs can match the lifetime figures of the LEDs themselves, writes our editor Richard Wilson.

The chipmaker has carried out accelerated lifetime tests on its SSL2101 range of LED drivers.

With LED lighting offering the potential to be ten times more efficient than…

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