light-emitting diode

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light-emitting diode (LED),

n a semiconductor device that produces light when activated with an electrical current.
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The packaged HB LEDs will be used as demonstration products to showcase the technology to larger HB LED manufacturers.
New technology is also needed in the lighting industry and HB LEDs are set to replace incandescent bulbs (most countries have agreed to scrap incandescent bulbs by the middle of the decade) provided the brightness can be increased and the cost of manufacture reduced.
EZ-Color HB LED controllers can support up to 16 LED channels, compared to four or five channels for competitive devices.
In January 2011, GT initiated an extensive sapphire material qualification project to determine the sapphire material "metrics that matter" in the manufacturing processes of HB LED devices.
The CPC9909 High Brightness (HB) LED Driver for a Wide Variety of HB LED Applications
In an August 2009 report, "High-Brightness LED Market Review and Forecast 2009," research firm Strategies Unlimited forecast the HB LED market to grow from $5.
The LDS8680 has two channels, one channel can drive one HB LED up to 800mA, and the other channel can drive up to 400mA.
It is the longest-running and the largest conference in the HB LED industry, and the premier annual forum for presenting current commercial developments in high-brightness LED applications and providing unparalleled networking opportunities for component and equipment suppliers, manufacturers, and end-users of HB LED devices.
The report analyzes the market structure for lighting and the drivers that will enable HB LED technology to penetrate the lighting market, as well as the barriers to market growth.
This new order ensures that we can continue to increase output of our market-leading HB LEDs with the industry's highest yields.