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Toshiba to mass produce white LEDs

Toshiba today announced that it is to begin mass producing white LEDs.

The company will build a new production line at the Kaga Toshiba Electronics Corporation in northern Japan, with mass production starting in October.

Some of Toshiba’s lamps already use its own LEDs and the company has been looking to increase its production capacity.

Since the start of this year it has been working with Bridgelux in white LED chip development, benefitting from the US company’s expertise in chip structure and in growing gallium nitride crystals on silicon. The two businesses have developed a prototype chip with a maximum optical output of 614mW.

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