News Article

Avago Launches Into High-power LED Sector

The privately-owned semiconductor business formerly known as Agilent takes on the power LED market with a new line of products headed by 1W white, green and blue emitters.

Avago Technologies, the chipmaker previously known as Agilent's semiconductor products group, has entered the high-power LED market with the first in a series of 1 W emitters.

Designed for use in new applications such as outdoor lighting and display backlights, the InGaN-based LEDs are available in blue, green and, when coupled with a color-converting phosphor, white.

Previously, Avago had concentrated on lower-power LED products and had not competed so directly with companies such as Lumileds, Nichia and Cree in the high-power arena.

The new ASMT-MX00 products are said to be the first in a series of devices operating at 1 W power dissipation and 350 mA forward current.

The new line-up features green emitters producing a total luminous flux of 40 lumens, 10 lumens in blue and 35 lumens in white. White color temperatures ranging from 4500K to 10,000K are available.

Avago was sold by Agilent in late 2005 to two investment banks, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and Silver Lake Partners (see related story).

CS International to return to Brussels – bigger and better than ever!


The leading global compound semiconductor conference and exhibition will once again bring together key players from across the value chain for two-days of strategic technical sessions, dynamic talks and unrivalled networking opportunities.


Join us face-to-face between 28th – 29th June 2022

  • View the agenda.
  • 3 for the price of 1. Register your place and gain complementary access to TWO FURTHER industry leading conferences: PIC International and SSI International.
  • Email info@csinternational.net  or call +44 (0)24 7671 8970 for more details.

*90% of exhibition space has gone - book your booth before it’s too late!

Register


×
Search the news archive

To close this popup you can press escape or click the close icon.
×
Logo
×
Register - Step 1

You may choose to subscribe to the Compound Semiconductor Magazine, the Compound Semiconductor Newsletter, or both. You may also request additional information if required, before submitting your application.


Please subscribe me to:

 

You chose the industry type of "Other"

Please enter the industry that you work in:
Please enter the industry that you work in:
 
Live Event