Bridgelux Sells LED Technology to Toshiba

Toshiba sees the addition of GaN-on-Si technology as a key to becoming more competitive in LED lighting and other markets as well.

Electronics giant Toshiba Corp., Tokyo, Japan, is pushing further into the LED lighting market. LED lighting manufacturer Bridgelux, Livermore, Calif., agreed to sell its gallium-nitride-on-silicon (GaN-on-Si) technology and related assets to Toshiba in a deal that also calls for the companies to strengthen and extend their strategic technology collaboration through an expanded licensing and manufacturing partnership.

In a partnership dating back to Jan. 2012, Bridgelux and Tosh

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