LED maker Seoul raises $248 million
News & Analysis 11/25/2009 Post a comment
LED manufacturer Seoul Semiconductor Co. Ltd. has announced that it and its affiliate company, Seoul Optodevice Co. Ltd., have raised $248 million by way of a share issue.
Academic wins $550,000 prize for blue LED work
News & Analysis 11/10/2009 Post a comment
The Inamori Foundation (Kyoto, Japan) has presented its 25th annual Kyoto Prize for technology, which includes a gift of about $550,000, to semiconductor scientist Isamu Akasaki for his work developing the blue light emitting diode.
Mitsubishi deal brings professor's LED patent haul to $27 million
News & Analysis 11/6/2009 Post a comment
Mitsubishi has agreed terms with Professor Gertrude Neumark Rothschild, professor emeritus at Columbia University, New York, over her assertion that Mitsubishi and dozens of other electronics manufacturers in Asia and Europe violated her patents for producing light emitting diodes and laser diodes.