Blue LED features InGaN/SiC die technology.

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With luminous intensity up to 12,000 mcd, eXtra Bright Blue LED is available in 15º, 30º, 60º x 35º, and 110º x 50º viewing angles. Current distribution layer requires only single wire bond for increased reliability. Series is available in 5 mm and elliptical packages. Applications include decorative lighting, full color video screens, and automotive lighting.

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Marktech Introduces Cotco's "eXtra Bright" Blue LEDs featuring the latest in InGaN/SiC Die Technology

Menands, New York: The Cotco "eXtra Bright" Blue utilizes the most recent innovation in InGaN/SiC technology. This process combines highly efficient InGaN materials with a Silicon Carbide (SiC) substrate in a geometrically enhanced vertical chip structure, to maximize total light extraction. This material also incorporates a current distribution layer that requires only a single wire bond for increased reliability. This die improvement to Cotco's High Brightness LED family greatly enhances the performance of a broad range of applications such as decorative lighting, full color video screens and automotive lighting.

With luminous intensities of up to 12,000mcd, the "eXtra Bright" Blue LEDs from Cotco provide a brightness that is up to 50% brighter than products currently available on the market today. The "eXtra Bright" series is available in 5mm and elliptical package styles. The "eXtra Bright" series of LEDs represents Cotco's next generation of solid-state LED products that succeed in delivering superior price and performance for high intensity LEDs.

"eXtra Bright" Blue Features

o 5mm and Elliptical Packages

o Available in 15º, 30º, 60ºx 35º and 110ºx50º viewing angles

o 465nm Blue

o InGaN/SiC Die Technology

o Single wire bond for increased reliability

o Luminous Intensities up to 12,000mcd

o High Efficiency

o High Reliability

o Exceptional Cost vs. Performance Ratio

Pricing & Availability

Pricing for the "eXtra Bright" blue LEDs from Cotco starts at $0.60 in 5K lots depending on package. Cotco "eXtra Bright" LEDs are only available through Marktech Optoelectronics. For more information on these or any of our other LED products contact Marktech Optoelectronics at 120 Broadway, Menands, NY 12204, Phone: (800) 984-5337, FAX: (518) 432-7454, email: Website:

Marktech Optoelectronics: Marktech has been an industry leader in the application and design of LEDs for over 15 years. Cotco Luminant Devices, Ltd. has chosen Marktech to handle all North American technical sales and marketing for their High Performance LED Line. In addition to their Cotco line of LEDs, Marktech also offers Toshiba Tosbright® LEDs and Toshiba Constant Current LED Drivers along with a wide range of standard Discrete LEDs, Surface Mounts, Displays and Photo Sensors.

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