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LPI contributes to success of the SSL4EU project

    A key success factor for the broad penetration of LEDs (light emitting diodes) in the general lighting market is a solid state light source with high system efficiency and high quality at moderate prices. These were the objectives of the SSL4EU project, resulting in registering of 10 patents. Light Prescriptions Innovators (LPI) have received additional

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    LPI Europe’s MF 45 CPV module project has been selected in the Fondo de Emprendedores organized by Fundación Repsol

      Utilizing a combination of LPI’s patented Fresnel-Köhler CPV architecture with spectrum-splitting enhacements and standard Si solar cells, the ultra-flat CPV concept should acheive 45% efficiency. A MF45 proof of concept module will be developed partially financed by Fundación Repsol. Click Here to read the full new release. Click Here to visit Fundación Repsol webpage.

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      Professor Juan Carlos Miñano Elected SPIE Fellow

        Prof. Juan Carlos Miñano of the UPM (Universidad Politéctina de Madrid) and LPI, LLC, has been promoted as an SPIE Fellow of the Society. Prof. Miñano has made many significant contributions to the field of nonimaging optics in the past. His work in illumination optics and the design of concentration optics is extensive, innovative and

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        New Publication Illumination Engineering

          llumination Engineering:Design with Nonimaging Optics edited by R. John Koshel has just been released by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. This book brings together experts in the field of Nonimaging Optics many of whom are members of the LPI design team. They present material on a number of important and growing topics including lighting, displays,

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          Patent for A19 LED Replacement Bulb issued to LPI

            A new US patent has issued adding to LPI’s extensive patent portfolio in the field of “remote phosphor” solid state lighting. The latest in this family of inventions, US 8,322,896, was issued on December 4, 2012. The invention is a novel screw-in type lamp that employs a remote phosphor ball illuminated by one or more

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            LPI solution to IODC challenge obtains the best results

              I t was simply a challenge perfect for the scientists at LPI: “Transfer the maximum monochromatic flux from a 1mm square Lambertian source onto a target that has an area of 4mm but is in the shape of a 16:9 ratio rectangle.”: Click here for the detail of the problem. The problem was a tradition

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              LPI-Europe scientists publish technical paper in Optics Express

                Leading scientists at LPI’s Spanish subsidiary in Madrid have published a new paper presenting an advanced and patent pending Concentrated Photovoltaic (CPV) design called the LPI Fresnel- Köhler. The design is comprised of a four-quadrant Fresnel primary lens and a four-node secondary refractive element. The article is published in the latest issue of Optics Express,

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