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. ...




$9M in New Funding for RGB Laser Light Engines

Laser Light Engines, Inc. (LLE), the leader in laser illumination for high-brightness digital projection, announced $9 million in venture funding in September, with an additional $6 million anticipated from new investors. "This new funding will allow us to accelerate commercialization of LLE's breakthrough laser illumination technology, which we ...




Nakamura received the Inventor of the Year Award from The Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association (SVIPLA).

Shuji Nakamura Named SVIPLA Inventor of the Year

Soraa, the world's leading developer of GaN-on-GaN (gallium nitride on gallium nitride) solid-state lighting technology, announced that co-founder Shuji Nakamura received the Inventor of the Year Award from The Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association (SVIPLA). Each year the SVIPLA recognizes an individual who has made an exceptional ...



New solution-processable materials for OLEDs can be integrated into large-surface OLED lighting components.

Merck Concludes NEMO Research on OLED Materials

After 3 years of intensive research in the field of new solution-processable materials for OLEDs (organic light-emitting diodes), Merck and ten other partners from industry and academia have successfully concluded the "new materials for OLEDs from solutions" (NEMO) project co-funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). ...



SemiLEDs Makes Senior Management Changes

SemiLEDs Corporation announced that after serving as President, Chief Operating Officer and director of SemiLEDs, Anh Chuong Tran has transitioned to the role of Chief Scientist. As the Chief Scientist of SemiLEDs, Tran will dedicate his time to SemiLEDs' technology and product development efforts. The Board of Directors of SemiLEDs appointed ...



At the OSRAM facotry, OLED manufacturing costs are expected to decline by 90 percent.

OSRAM Launches OLED Pilot Production

With the launch of the pilot production line for organic light emitting diodes (OLED) in Regensburg, Germany, on 30 August, leading light manufacturer OSRAM AG has set an important milestone on the road toward volume manufacturing. As a result of its scope of possibilities and its quality criteria, the plant is unique and the first of its kind ...