Two DOE Grants Awarded for SSL Technology

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science has awarded two Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants (Phase I Release 3) targeting advances in solid-state lighting (SSL) technology. Applied Nanotech, Inc. and Universal Display Corporation will each explore the technical merit or feasibility of an innovative concept or technology. ...







With the new plant in Wuxi, Osram is responding to the increasing demand for LED-based products in the fast-growing Asian market.

OSRAM Invests in Further Growth in China

In the presence of high-ranking representatives of the Jiangsu province, OSRAM AG laid the foundation of its new plant in the Chinese city of Wuxi in August. In doing so, the company is expanding its activities in China, the world’s largest lighting market. LED chips will be packaged in housings at the backend facility, scheduled to be ...



LSG Concludes $49M Equity Investment

Lighting Science Group Corporation, one of the world's premier LED lighting companies, announced September 25, 2012, that it closed on $49 million in preferred stock financing, representing the final tranche of the $168 million in equity financing first announced in May and surpassing the financing commitments disclosed at that time. The latest ...



LSG Realigns Manufacturing Operations with Jabil

Lighting Science Group Corporation, one of the world's leading LED lighting manufacturers, announced that it is realigning its manufacturing operations to capitalize on increasing market demand for its LED lighting products, while positioning the company for long-term growth and profitability. To enhance its market position, the company is ...



Hess AG Plans IPO

Hess AG, one of the internationally established producers of outdoor and architectural lighting, is preparing for an initial public offering in the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Hess has combined technology and individual solution expertise with high-end design and high product quality for more than 60 years, and is increasingly ...



The middle of the color spectrum, known as the "green gap", is a section of the light spectrum where devices made from either nitride or phosphide are inefficient and difficult to fabricate.

Meaglow Overcomes InGaN ‘Green Gap’

Meaglow Ltd. announced that its low-temperature Migration Enhanced Afterglow film growth technique has been used to produce a thick indium gallium nitride (InGaN) layer with strong yellow emission. This recent result bodes well to increase the efficiency and lower production costs of green LEDs and laser diodes. The company is currently seeking ...