LED Lighting Optics, Drivers and Power

Cree to Debut Two New Luminaires that Use its New WaveMax Technology

Cree of Durham, North Carolina USA, has introduced a technology that goes beyond their usual advancements in LEDs into LED optics. The company’s new technology WaveMax brings precision to waveguides. According to Cree, the new WaveMax technology eliminates multiple layers and materials that add to cost and complexity and waste …

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Corning and Osram Opto Semiconductors to Market a Laser and Fiber-based Light Source

Corning Inc. and Osram Opto Semiconductors have developed a unique laser-based light source that employs an innovative glass optical fiber from Corning that disperses light rather than transferring it. Osram Opto Semiconductors and Corning Incorporated announced a co-marketing agreement to promote this light source which will be called the Corning …

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Litecool LineX LED module Provides 3000-lm Linear Lighting

Litecool Inc. of Sheffield, UK, reported that its LineX modules offer 3000 lumens at 135 lm/Watt. The company says that the LineX modules’ performance enables more high powered lighting applications with maximum reliability. According to Litecool, the LineX module is ideal for a wide range linear lighting applications in retail, …

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Elemental LED Introduces Omnidrive Dimmable LED Drivers

Elemental LED, Inc., of Emeryville, California USA, has introduced the Omnidrive, a low-voltage dimmable driver. Omnidrive eliminates LED flicker and stroboscopic effects and adds full-range dimming for Magnetic Low Voltage Dimming Switches. Elemental LED boasts that the Omnidrive Electronic Dimmable LED Driver removes flicker, ensuring smooth dimming, and significantly increases …

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DOE Releases CALiPER Report about Dimming Performance of LED-based PAR38 Lamps.

The U.S. Department of Energy has released its CALiPER report covering the dimming of PAR38 LED lamps. The report notes that not all LED lamps are designed to be dimmable, and the LED lamps that are designed to be dimmable can exhibit different characteristics. The DOE points out that components …

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