LED Technology

Cambridge Nanotherm Expands Manufacturing Capacity

Thermal management company Cambridge Nanotherm announced that it added manufacturing capability and capacity to its MCPCB manufacturing base to meet increasing demand for its thermal management solutions. Cambridge Nanotherm boasts that its manufacturing capabilities include fast turnaround prototyping, high-definition thin-film circuitization, specialty manufacturing, and through to high-volume mass production. The …

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Xiamen Changelight Qualifies AIX R6 System

Aixtron SE announced that Xiamen Changelight, a Chinese optoelectronics manufacturer, has completed the qualification of Aixtron’s Close Coupled Showerhead MOCVD system AIX R6 for mass production of LEDs. According to Aixtron, in the course of the qualification process, the AIX R6 system not only demonstrated its production capabilities but also …

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BluGlass and HC SemiTek Collaborate on LEDs

BluGlass Limited of Australia reported that it will partner with HC SemiTek, a Chinese LED chip manufacturer. BluGlass and HC SemiTek will collaborate to explore low-temperature deposition of Aluminum Nitride (AlN) for use in high brightness LEDs and review the RPCVD advantages for the fabrication of green LEDs. Through the …

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Plessey Semiconductor Now in Horticultural Lighting

Plessey Semiconductors, a private UK company that manufactures gallium nitride on silicon (GaN-on-Si) LEDs, reported that it has signed an international and exclusive license agreement to produce and sell the LED-based horticultural lighting solutions from PhytoLux®. According to the terms of the agreement, PhytoLux will essentially become Plessey’s brand of horticultural lighting …

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LED Maker Bridgelux to be Acquired by Chinese Investment Group; Bridgelux to Spin Off Smart Lighting Business

Bridgelux of Livermore, California USA, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement in which China Electronics Corporation (CEC), and ChongQing Linkong Development Investment Company will acquire the company. Bridgelux also reported that it will spin off its smart lighting business in a company called Xenio. Xenio will focus on …

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Plessey Semiconductor Wins £1.3 million UK Government Grant for Development of GaN-on-Si Technology

Plessey Semiconductors has received a £1.3 million grant from the UK government for a project that intends to expand the company’s production of GaN-on-silicon LEDs at Plessey’s manufacturing site in Devon.  Plessey will work with Aixtron and Brucker on the project. The grant is part of the £67 million UK government …

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Changelight Buys Multiple TurboDisc® EPIK™ 700 GaN MOCVD Systems for LED Production

Veeco Instruments Inc. of Plainview, New York USA, reported that Xiamen-based Changelight Co., Ltd. (Changelight) has ordered multiple TurboDisc® EPIK™ 700 Gallium Nitride (GaN) Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) systems. Changelight indicated that it intends to use the systems to produce LEDs for general lighting applications. Changelight says it …

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