08 Feb '12, 12am

Secretive Solid State Lighting Firm Soraa Unstealths: LEDs replacing conventional lightbulbs for general illum...

LEDs replacing conventional lightbulbs for general illumination seems a matter of when not if. As well as a matter of who. Will it be a startup like Switch Lighting or Lemnis , a bigger firm like Lighting Science , or an incumbent like Philips or GE? Or will it be a firm like the just unstealthed Soraa? (Their website just came online.) Soraa of Fremont, California closed an $88.6 million funding round from Khosla Ventures, NEA, and NGEN late last year for its light-emitting diode (LED) and blue laser technology. Dr. Shuji Nakamura, the inventor of the indium-gallium-nitride (InGaN) blue LED is a Soraa founder. Nakamura accomplished something in the early '90s many considered impossible at the time: a white light LED. The invention transformed Nichia from a small Japanese manufacturer to a global industrialist. Nakamura also later became a folk hero among salarymen in Japa...

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