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Patterned substrates enhance LED light extraction

Manufacturers are quickly adopting nitride-semiconductor-based LEDs as a standard light source for a wide range of products. Read on to find out how patterned wafers can help increase LED light extraction by reducing defect density and total internal reflection losses.

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Osram Opto demonstrates single-LED low-beam headlamp in lab

Osram Opto demonstrates single-LED low-beam headlamp in lab

Future automotive headlamps could be implemented as simply as one laser diode for the high-beam function and one high-output LED for the low-beam function.

PennWell acquires interest in publishers of Lux Magazine and Lux Review

PennWell acquires interest in publisher of Lux Magazine and Lux Review

In a deal intended as a long-term partnership, LEDs Magazine owner PennWell Corp has taken a 51% ownership position in London-based Revo Media Partners Limited, owner of Lux Magazine and the LuxLive trade fair.

Soraa launches new MR16 lamps based on third-generation GaN-based LEDs

Soraa launches new MR16 lamps based on third-generation GaN-based LEDs

The latest directional MR16 lamps offer a 30% increase in efficiency and specifically target high-end environments such as restaurants and retail.

Blue LED creators receive Nobel Prize in Physics for 2014

Blue LED creators receive Nobel Prize in Physics for 2014

Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano, and Shuji Nakamura created the first blue LEDs in the early 1990s, paving the way for functional white light from LEDs, and will now received the Nobel Prize for Physics.

New global automotive qualification standards for emerging LED applications

New global automotive qualification standards for emerging LED applications (...

Christian Jung, Philipp Plathner, Joe Jablonski, and Joachim Reill detail the global efforts of standards bodies that will impact auto makers as they increasingly turn to LEDs in forward-and rear-facing external lighting and to internal cabin applications.

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