| Lynk Labs Granted New Patent for AC-LED technology|
December 5, 2013...Lynk Labs Inc., has been granted another key patent by the US Patent Office.
The patent covers vertical market segments of AC LED technology from the core
AC LED circuits and powering methods to the lighting system level. The AC LED
Patent # US 8,531,118
B2 titled, "AC Light Emitting Diode And AC LED Drive Method And Apparatus",
adds to the company's family of 12 other US and International approved patents
in a similar field of...MechaTronix Partners with Phlips Lumileds to Supply LED Heat Sinks for Luxeon COB LEDs
December 3, 2013...With the launch of the newest generation Philips Lumileds Luxeon
Chip-On-Board (COB) LED modules there was an immediate need for a wide range of
standard LED coolers (heat sinks). In the cooperation with Philips Lumileds,
MechaTronix launched a range of standard LED heat sinks that MechaTronix refers
to as LED coolers. MechaTronix says its heat sinks fit mechanically with the
various dimensions of the Luxeon chip-on-board (COB) LEDs and match the heat
dissipation needed for the...Nichia Expands LED Patent Litigation Against Everlight in Texas Court
December 2, 2013...In an amended complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern
District of Texas on November 22, Nichia accused Everlight, Everlight’s
subsidiaries Everlight Americas, Inc. (“Everlight Americas”) and
Zenaro Lighting, Inc. (“Zenaro”), and Zenaro’s distributor
Zitroz LLC of infringing four Nichia patents regarding LEDs and their
packaging. Nichia and Everlight are currently involved in patent disputes in
several countries, including the United States, Japan, and Germany.
Nichia filed its original complaint against Everlight in Texas...LED Engin Combines its LZ4-Plus Emitter with Gaggione’s Optics
November 26, 2013...LED Engin, Inc., a maker of LEDs emitters based in San Jose, California USA,
has combined its LZ4-Plus emitters and Gaggione 8 to 45-degree zoom optics. LED
The LZ4-Plus are compact, 4-die RGBW emitters for wash lamps and follow spots.
The company claims that they can be driven to 1.5A per die to produce 30%
higher output than rival products. When matched with the Gaggione lenses, the
company asserts that designs of much smaller, lighter...Intematix Introduces Remote Phosphor Product for 150W LED Retrofit Lamps
November 21, 2013...Intematix Corporation, a Fremont, California-based innovator of patented
phosphor solutions for LED lighting, announced the volume shipments of their
remote phosphor component that enables 150W equivalent LED retrofit lamps. The
new remote phosphor product for 150W LED retrofit lamps adds to the product
family that already enables 40W, 60W, 75W and 100W bulb replacements with a
similar omni-directional form factor. Intematix contends that this innovative
form factor can deliver an incandescent-like 325 degree light distribution
Dow Corning to Launch Moldable Optical Silicone for LED Optics
November 12, 2013...Dow Corning of Midland, Michigan will launch an new moldable optical
silicone technology at Strategies in Light Europe 2013 (19-21 November, 2013).
The company will give a presentation called "How Silicone Enables the Next
Generation of Secondary Optics for LED Lighting," and exhibit its portfolio of
LED silicone optics. Strategies in Light Europe 2013 will be held at the M.O.C.
Event Centre in Munich. The new moldable optical material is Dow Corning's
latest addition to its...Nichia YAG Patents Upheld Against Everlight Challenge in Chinese Court
November 6, 2013...Nichia Corporation received the written judgment of the Beijing No.1 Intermediate People’s Court. Previously, the Patent Reexamination Board, which is under the direct supervision of the SIPO of China, held that Nichia’s Chinese patents ZL97196762.8 and ZL03159595.2 (known as “Nichia’s YAG patents”) are valid. A Taiwanese LED manufacturer, Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd. (“Everlight”), appealed to the Beijing No.1 Intermediate People’s Court, and requested that the decision that ruled that Nichia's...Intematix Announces 203 Lumens per Watt Remote Phosphor LED Lighting Module
November 5, 2013...Intematix Corporation, a manufacturer of phosphor solutions based in
Fremont, California USA, and Philips Lumileds announced a remote phosphor-based
LED lighting module with a claimed 203 lumens per watt efficacy. Philips and
Intematix say that they believe that this module has the highest level of
efficacy among commercially available LED-based light sources.
"This result is a significant step along our innovation roadmap for
phosphor solutions," said Yi-Qun Li, Chief Technology Officer at
Intematix. "Remote phosphor architectures lower...
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