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Recent Reports

UV LEDs: Market Analysis and Forecast 2015

While visible-spectrum LEDs have penetrated into TV and mobile backlighting, auto, general lighting, signage and other markets, UV LEDs are just beginning to replace incumbent UV sources in a diverse arrays of markets, including curing, counterfeit detection, medical, sensing, printing, bio analysis and water/air disinfection markets.

Connected Lamps: Market Analysis and Forecast 2015

The lighting world is going through extreme changes. The increased penetration and usage of LED lighting has not only allowed for increased efficiencies with regards to energy, but has also opened the door to increased adaptability and control as well.

Connected Indoor Lighting: Market Analysis and Forecast 2015

The indoor lighting controls market has experienced growing attention in the past couple of years as companies compete to offer customers complete lighting controls packages that fulfill their needs and compatibility requirements.

Quantum Cascade Lasers: Market Analysis and Forecast 2015

Quantum cascade lasers (QCLs) are semiconductor lasers that are especially good at emitting laser light in the mid-IR to far-IR spectrum. QCL’s have existed since the mid-90’s, and offer enormous potential in biomedical, sensing, R&D, military, and homeland security areas. This report looks at the many applications available for quantum cascade lasers, and provides market assessments and five-year forecasts for these applications.

Ultrafast Lasers: Market Analysis and Forecast 2015

Ultrafast lasers composed of Ti:sapphire have existed for over 30 years now. This report covers the evolution of these lasers, loosely defined in this report as lasers that can produce pulse durations of 15 picoseconds or less. Five-year forecasts are included by laser type, speed, and ultrafast application, as well as a discussion of some ultrafast emerging applications.

Strategically Blogging

ZigBee, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi the Top Most Rated Lighting Communications Technologies to Win-Out in the next 3 years

Shonika Vijay September 2015 Strategies Unlimited recently conducted an in-depth market wide study where it surveyed market professionals such as lighting designers, engineers, product managers, lighting sales managers and other industry players ...

What “Other” LED Application Will Win in the Next 5 Years?

Stephanie Pruitt September 2015 In the LED world, it is common knowledge that display backlighting and mobile are two sectors that have declining markets (due to near 100% penetration, declining prices, and the need for less LEDs per device each yea...

Lasers Assisting with Cancer Surgery

Allen Nogee September 2015

Finally an exciting new laser medical application that could save many lives.


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