Laser Diodes with a Lasing Wavelength of 830 nm

December 11, 2007 6:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

Photonic Products introduced two high power, infrared wavelength GaAlaS laser diodes from Opnext, Inc. The HL8337MG and the HL8338MG are suitable light sources for industrial and medical sensor applications and as a light source for various other types of optical equipment such as distance meters, barcode scanners and high resolution CTP. The HL8337MG and the HL8338MG have a lasing wavelength of 830 nm typ and a high optical output power of 50 mW CW, a multi-quantum well structure, a package size of 5.6 mm and a built-in photodiode for monitoring laser output which allows for easier control of the auto power circuit.

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Sanyo Laser Diode Catalogue Available As Free Download

December 11, 2007 6:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

Photonic Products released is 2008 catalog available as a free download. The catalog's focus is Sanyo laser diodes from 405 nm to 830 nm. The range includes high power diodes for use with CD-R, industrial laser diodes at 635 nm, 808 nm laser diodes for use as a light source and for green laser modules, and 405 nm blue-violet laser diodes for next-generation optical disks and other industrial applications. Other catalog sections include diode pumped solid state green laser modules.

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Bright Single-Chip SMT LED with Low Heat Output

December 5, 2007 9:08 am | Osram Opto Semiconductors | Product Releases | Comments

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors' Diamond Dragon is an LED that can achieve 250 lumens and will be available in whites ranging from 2700K through 6500K, as well as all monochrome colors. The Dragon has low thermal resistance of Rth = 2.5 K/W, since its SMT package allows heat to be efficiently removed. The maximum junction temperature is 175°C is suitable for applications where LEDs cannot be easily cooled. Dragon LEDs can also withstand high drive currents. Dragon LEDs can also withstand high drive currents. Typical (binning) current is 1.4A, with a maximum of

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Line of 5.7-inch QVGA TFT Modules Offers Sunlight Readability

December 4, 2007 5:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Phoenix Display International introduced a line of sunlight-readable 5.7-inch TFTs with QVGA (320 × 240) resolution. The sunlight-readable 5.7” QVTA TFT module offers improved contrast, color saturation and response time over CSTN products. PDI also offers the 5.7 QVGA as a standard transmissive module with or without a touchscreen. The company achieves sunlight-readable performance by manufacturing the TFT cell using

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DC/DC Dimmer for LED Lighting Products Supports 5V DC to 40V DC, Up to 2A

November 30, 2007 8:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

LEDtronics announced the release of its DC/DC Dimmer for LED lighting products, supporting 5V DC to 40V DC applications up to 2A or 24W. LED-DIMMER-001 is suited for LED strip lights, LED bulbs and LED floodlights. Since LEDs draw less current than traditional incandescent bulbs, one had to buy a special high-end electronic dimmer to control the desired light levels for their LED lighting application.

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Electronic Display Inlay for Integration Into Plastic Cards

November 30, 2007 8:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Aveso, Inc. offers a commercially available Electronic Display Inlay for plastic card manufacturers. The inlay makes it possible to produce electronic display cards using industry standard hot lamination manufacturing processes and installed equipment. The inlay features the company’s Primero 6|7 flexible numeric display module, along with a battery and circuitry, embedded in a durable plastic structure

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Sealed Beam LED Marker and Floodlight

November 13, 2007 6:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

LEDtronics announced their PAR36 Series Marker Lamps and Floodlights designed as an energy-saving substitute for PAR36 sealed beam lamps. suitable industrial vehicles, golf carts, architectural accent lighting, low-heat medical spotlighting, emergency egress lighting systems, landscape lighting, and other utilizations. The lamp can be a direct drop-in replacement for 12/14V DC, 6V DC and 120V AC PAR36 incandescent lamps.

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Six-pin DIP Optocouplers with High Temperature Ratings for Industrial Applications

November 9, 2007 11:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

Everlight introduced a family of 6-pin DIP phototransistor optocouplers featuring awide operating temperature range (-55°C to +110°C), low-profile surface mount availability (S1 option at 3.9 mm max), high collector-emitter breakdown voltage (min BVceo = 80V), high-isolation voltage (5 kVrms), more than 7 mm creepage distance, as well as a wide selection of

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DC/AC Inverter for Backlighting Two 10- to 15-inch Industrial LCD Panels

November 9, 2007 9:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Taiyo Yuden introduced its LS6D0812A-RH low-profile DC-to-AC inverters for driving cold-cathode fluorescent lamps (CCFL) in liquid crystal display (LCD) backlighting applications. It is designed specifically for use with 10" to 15" industrial-grade LCD panels widely used in medical electronics, machine tools, digital signage, point-of-sale / kiosks, touch-screen and test and measurement equipment applications. The device provides

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White LEDs for a Variety of Applications

October 31, 2007 12:23 pm | Osram Opto Semiconductors | Product Releases | Comments

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors announced its portfolio of LEDs in warm white colors. All devices feature increased color stability, long life and low energy consumption. OSTAR provides bright, warm white light that is suitable for downlight while also giving rooms a comfortable welcoming atmosphere. Power TOPLEDs are small, low power devices, measuring 3.4 mm × 3.4 mm, producing 2.9 lm at 2,700/3,000K, 3.6 lm at 3,500K and 4.1 lm at 4,200K at an operating current of 30 mA.

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Electroluminescent Lamp Drivers for Backlighting Applications

October 31, 2007 12:17 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Micrel Inc. launched its MIC4830 and MIC4832 series of 180 Vpp and 220 Vpp low noise electroluminescent lamp (EL) drivers that drive panels of up to 4 sq. in. or greater. Applications include mobile phones, PDAs, pagers, calculators, multimedia players and remote controls. High efficiency is achieved by consuming a typical supply current of 45 mA.

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Laser Diodes for Print, Defense and Medical Applications

October 31, 2007 12:12 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Intense Ltd. announced its Intense-HPD Series 6100, 980 nm high power single emitter laser diodes. They are high brightness, single mode lasers with up to 200 mW of kink-free power, and they provide high beam quality with low astigmatism and a Gaussian far field. Applications include print and imaging, point-to-point communications, medical imaging, optical storage, sensing and detection, and aerospace and defense.

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Light Grids for Elevator Doorway Monitoring

October 31, 2007 12:07 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Pepperl+Fuchs introduced its AL21 Series ultra low-profile light grids that provide automatic adaptation of the beam configuration for maximum resolution and coverage at close range for elevator doorway monitoring. They are resistant to sunlight and other ambient light sources. Triple beam crossing is maintained during closed-door conditions, offering optimal coverage as the door is about to close.

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LED Panels Feature Interface Options

October 31, 2007 11:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

OSD Displays released its AMOLED panels with 2.0" diagonal and QCIF resolution. The technology allows improved support for higher-resolution and size without significant sacrifice to reliability. The display offers high brightness, color quality and viewing performance associated with OLED technology that can support surplus full motion video frame rates for a variety of multimedia applications. The ultra-compact design measures 38.0 mm × 68.8 mm × 1.3 mm

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Color Driver for High Power LEDs

October 30, 2007 12:24 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Dialight Lumidrives launched Colourdriver XP, its LED driver high power LEDs that provide LED users in the architectural, entertainment and leisure industries with more choice over the control of color changing LEDs. The driver meets the needs of high power LEDs like Luxeon K2, and it provides high power operation up to 1,000 mA with the option of a white or amber mix in addition to the three standard RGB channels.

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