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Sapphire, silicon-carbide, gallium-nitride (GaN) and silicon wafers to MOCVD tools for GaN epitaxial active-layer growth and back-end processing and packaging technologies deliver efficient LED emitters.

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LED manufacturing tools evolve in efficiency and flexibility

Despite double-digit growth rates and changes of focus in the LED industry, the metal organic chemical-vapor deposition (MOCVD) tool market has enjoyed moderate growth while the tools become more efficient and work with a variety of substrates.

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Engineered nanoparticles enable higher packaged LED efficiency and improved color conversion

Engineered nanoparticles enable higher LED efficiency and improved color conv...

Ying Li, Bharath Natarajan, Glenn Horner, Linda Schadler, and Robert Karlicek describe a new nano-zirconia-based LED encapsulation material that promises improved packaged LED efficiency and potentially integrated color conversion.

SSL industry progresses toward new color quality metrics

SSL industry progresses toward new color quality metrics

A two-metric system under development in an IES subcommittee would separately address the issues of color fidelity and gamut and address the long-understood shortcoming of CRI.

Royal Philips and OLEDWorks strike acquisition deal on OLED panels and manufacturing

Royal Philips and OLEDWorks strike acquisition deal on OLED panels and manufa...

OLEDWorks will acquire ownership of Philips Lighting's OLED technology platform and manufacturing facility, although the deal will result in a new legal entity and continued use of the Philips brand name.

Extend the life of LEDs through thermal materials design - Part I

Extend the life of LEDs through thermal design - Part I (MAGAZINE)

Developers can improve the efficiency and lifetime of LEDs via effective thermal management, but Jade Bridges explains that careful selection of thermal materials and application methods is paramount.

Illuminating Engineering Society updates LED standards for testing methods

Illuminating Engineering Society updates LED testing standards (MAGAZINE)

Jianzhong Jiao explains the expanded scope of the new LM-80 LED standard with coverage of color along with white LEDs and test methods defined specifically for DC high-voltage, AC, and other variants of the simple discrete LED.

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