Chips 4 Light supplies and integrates their specific light source entirely according to your requirements – whether as a standard solution or as a customer-specific project. The company supports companies looking for customized optoelectronic components in desired quantities, with long-term availability and individual specifications. Their offer includes high quality LED chips, detector chips, LEDs and laser products over a wide range in different power classes from ultraviolet to infrared and also in white. As extended services, Chips 4 Light offers customers characterization of laser diodes and sorting of LED chips onto various carriers as well as long-term storage. Their products are particularly suitable for applications with a high demand for miniaturization in sensor technology, industry, medicine and much more … today already and for innovations of tomorrow. Wherever optical precision plays a role, the company has the right lighting solution for you. Interview with Beate Jungwirth, Marketing Communications Manager at Chips 4 Light GmbH. Easy Engineering: What are the main areas of activity of the company? Beate Jungwirth: We mainly focus on applications in –Industry: Position detection – encoders, sensors, light grids, safety barriers, distance measurement, triangulation, smoke detectors, mechanical engineering, robotics, gas analysis (CO2, oxygen) Medical: Dental, Lighting, Endoscopy, Microscopy E.E: What’s the news about new products? B.J: We have a strong portfolio in: IR LED Chips from 680 nm – 1000 nm and > 1000nm UV LED Chips, LED components and LED Modules from 260 – 425 nm Laser diodes starting from 380 nm in UV up to 1000 nm in IR, VCSEL, TO housings, SMD devices E.E: What are the ranges of products? B.J: Optoelectronic components: LED chips, detector chips, LEDs, laser diodes, customer-specific modules/LEDs Services: sorting, measuring of LED chips and laser diodes, long-term storage in gel pack, waffle pack in dry storage cabinet Customized LED chip qualification and certification; in-house development and naming Prototype production with qualified consulting, PCB design, simulation (optical and thermal), manufacturing, quality assessment, functional tests Standardized (small) series production E.E: At what stage is the market where you are currently active? B.J: Customer often miss the right quantity in the right specification: Sample quantities not available for them – we offer precise sorting for our customers Desired specifications not available – Binning or characterization of LED chips and measurement of laser diodes Recognize technological advantage – we are already looking for a suitable product on the market the moment we experience the need E.E: What can you tell us about market trends? B.J: We still see a strong need for miniaturization of light sources in applications such as medical products and industry applications. E.E: What are the most innovative products marketed? B.J: Besides our LED chips and detector portfolio we offer a leading edge light engine technology with our Sevengine LED Module of 20° radiation angle at low module height Features: High optical efficiency up to 90-95% Dimension 26 x 32 x 10 mm (L x B x H ) Dual channel controlling, tunable from cold to warm white Individually addressable LEDs Very homogeneous and high efficient emission High light density due to direct chip bonding with integrated TIR silicone lens Thermal management controlling due to integrated NTC with connector Modules can be connected in series up to 300V Extremely robust housing Different housing options: waterproof, array layout, housing colours Module can be equipped with secondary lenses and drivers Applications: General lighting, design illumination, stadium lighting, specialty lighting, position lighting, disinfection systems, sterilization, CCTV, Night Vision E.E: What activities do you have for 2023? B.J: Meet us at Laser World of Photonics in Munic, June 2023, Germany at our booth Hall B2- 218.