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Crocus sensors for flexible displays

Crocus, the magnetically enhanced IC specialist, has prototyped a bendable display using flexible sensors and is looking for applications and customers for it…

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Zhaga moves on CoB standardisation

In a long-needed move, LED standards body Zhaga has picked up the baton and started work on a specification for chip-on-board (CoB) LED arrays. A Zhaga Book will specify a family of six rectangular or square LED modules with different dimensions. The rest of the content is…

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Solderless LED module has CoB emitter

Sharp has combined three LED lighting components – a chip-on-board (CoB) emitter, holder and thermal interface – in one solderless assembly. The result is a more straight-forward way to build a high brightness LED assembly by attaching the module to its heat sink by two screws and push-fit…

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Linear Tech on how to power LEDs and protect them

In this article, I would like to talk a little bit about LEDs, including why they will become the lighting source of choice, how to power them and also, how to protect them from the hazards they face within their respective implementations. These include high bay lighting, architectural lighting, outdoor…

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UK firm finds niche in easy street lamp refits

Making it easy to switch street lamps over to LEDs, is the way West Yorkshire’s Harvard Engineering aims to sell LED lighting to councils. It has created the Retro LED family of ‘gear-trays’ which replace the original discharge lamp assembly – be it low-pressure sodium (SOX), high-pressure…

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LED lighting: Not all 5630s are created equal

UK LED optics maker Carclo has warned Luminaire makers not treat all mid-power lighting LEDs as equal. “You need to pick mid-power LEDs in partnership with the optic. You can’t just pick any 5630, unless you are not worried about output quality,” Carlo sales director Ian Bryant…

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Plessey 5mm lighting LED at LuxLive

A Plessey prototype 5mm die lighting LED was spotted at the LuxLive show in London yesterday. The firm is making LEDs using a GaN-on-Silicon process at its fab in Devon – a process that lends itself to making large die, as well as in-package component integration. Visible on…

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