August 2, 2016

Guest Blogs


The Cheese Sandwich and Chip on Heat Sink Technology
By Giles Humpston, Applications Manager | Cambridge Nanotherm
LEDs share two common attributes with most other electronic components. First, they produce heat. Secondly, they do not like getting too hot because excess heat degrades performance and causes premature failure. A notable exception to the ‘heat-is-bad’ rule is thermoelectric coolers but to discuss these components requires entering a philosophical debate about “what is temperature?”, “do we need it?” and “how will it vote in the next election?” <read more>

  Sponsored Announcement

Seoul Z-Power LED on Black-Body Curve
Available now from LEDSupply is a perfect 3,000K Warm-White Z-Power Seoul LED.  This high-power Seoul LED's luminous flux can range from 116-lumens to over 900, depending on which configuration you choose; it can be purchased on either a single or triple star board (as seen in image) as well as a raw emitter.  Available at discounted prices while supplies last.

  New Products

Modular 2-Inch Round and Square LED Pinhole Downlights
Power management company Eaton has announced the launch of the Halo ML4 light-emitting diode (LED) Downlighting System for residential and commercial spaces. <read more>


Inventronics Launches Family of 600W Programmable LED Drivers
Inventronics has announced the release of a family of 600W programmable constant-current LED drivers to help fill a major gap in the industry. <read more>


Lumileds Expands and Improves LUXEON C Color Line
Lumileds has expanded its line of LUXEON C Color LEDs to a total of 12 colors (and 8 whites), making it the industry’s broadest line of color LEDs available. <read more>


Soraa Perfectly Illuminates Historic Staten Island Museum
Soraa has announced that its LED lamps have been installed at the historic Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor in New York. <read more>


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  Industry News

Amerlux is Latest US Company to Sign License Agreement and Join Philips Lighting’s EnabLED Licensing Program
Philips Lighting has signed a patent license agreement with the US company Amerlux. The license, based on Philips Lighting’s EnabLED licensing program’s published terms and conditions, provides Amerlux with full, worldwide access to a wide range of basic LED control and system-level technologies. <read more>


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Event Listings

Advancements in Thermal Management 2016
Aug. 3-4, 2016
Denver, CO


The conference is designed for design engineers, academia, system engineers, material scientists, CTOs and R&D managers with organizations in industries and markets whose products, operations and services depend upon sophisticated and precise control of thermal properties and states.

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