What's New

Aug. 31, 2021
The 25th Anniversary of Nichia’s Invention of the White LED.
Aug. 30, 2021
Nichia is honored to have the new H6 Series LEDs recognized as the 2021 Sapphire Awards Winner for Packaged LED and OLEDs.
Aug. 16, 2021
Nichia’s 757 H6 series and High CRI Tunable COB series have been selected in the 2021 IES (Illuminating Engineering Society) Progress Report.
Jul. 21, 2021
*Video* - Newest H6 series of LEDs enhance both high color rendering and high efficacy
Jun. 22, 2021
“Quality of Light”, the next chapter of LED attention, is now experienced within Nichia, Japan
Mar. 18, 2021
Download a practical guide to UV-C LEDs based on a recent webinar with collaborative partners
Mar. 15, 2021
“Lighting the way for generations”, a booklet about Nichia’s history and future
Mar. 12, 2021
The interview with Mr. Hiroyoshi Ogawa, President and CEO of NICHIA, was published in LED professional Review (LpR) March/April 2021 issue No 84.
Feb. 18, 2021
New Corporate Profile has been published (Japanese, English)
Jan. 26, 2021
NICHIA’s latest UV-C LED disinfection efficacy proven to combat viruses
Dec. 16, 2020
NICHIA creates an essential guide focused on quality lighting for office spaces.
Nov. 26, 2020
Nichia becomes the world’s first LED Manufacturer to enable TriGain® LEDs for the global General Illumination market
Oct. 21, 2020
Promotional video of Nichia’s 2-in-1 Tunable White Technology
Oct. 15, 2020
NICHIA develops practical guide on how to deliver better lighting in retail spaces
Sep. 9, 2020
Nichia’s 2-in-1 tunable white LED  (NF2W757G-MT) has been selected in the 2020 IES (Illuminating Engineering Society) Progress Report.
Jul. 1, 2020
The “Otsuka Museum of Art” is the first Japanese museum to install lighting using Optisolis™.
May. 9, 2020
Nichia’s OctoLas™ wins the Excellence Award at the 12th Laser Society of Japan Industry Awards.
Feb. 28, 2020
Nichia’s Vitasolis™ wins LEDs Magazine Sapphire Award for Packaged LEDs and OLEDs.
Jan. 9, 2020
Nichia is humbled to have 3 of its engineers recognized as finalists for the 2020 LEDs Magazine Sapphire Awards Illumineer of the Year based on their development of several cutting edge General Illumination LEDs.
Jan. 9, 2020
Nichia’s industry leading Lighting LED product innovation is recognized by 2 top media outlets; Top 10 Products Launched in 2019 by Edison Report and 2020 Sapphire Awards LED/OLED Product of the Year Finalist by LEDs Magazine.
May. 27, 2019
Nichia’s 2-in-1 Color Tunable COB series has received a coveted LIGHTFAIR Innovation Award
May. 23, 2019
Color tunable COB series was selected as Top 10 MUST SEE list of products for "LIGHTFAIR 2019" (Product details)
Apr. 23, 2019
Nichia launches a 280nm Deep UV LED.
Jan. 25, 2019
Nichia launches Optisolis™ COB series.
Dec. 20, 2018
Optisolis™ was selected by Edison Report as one of the Top 10 Best Products Launched in 2018.
Nov. 21, 2018
Nichia launches the new color tunable COB series “NJCWL024Z-V1MT/NVCWJ024Z-V1MT” for General Lighting
Sep. 11, 2018
Nichia launches the new 585 series of mid power LEDs “NF2W585AR/NF3W585AR“ for General Lighting.
May. 8, 2018
Optisolis™ was selected as Top 10 MUST SEE list of products for "LIGHTFAIR 2018"
Apr. 25, 2018
Expanded Direct Mountable Chip portfolio provides flexibility to all lighting applications.
Apr. 6, 2018
Optisolis™ was selected as the TOP20 innovations products at “Light + Building 2018”
Mar. 30, 2018
Introduction of Special Color Rendering LEDs.
Jan. 25, 2018
Nichia launches Ultra-High CRI LED "Optisolis™" for General Lighting.
Jan. 17, 2018
Full Color LED (3in1) for Specialty Lighting.
Nov. 21, 2017
Nichia improved the efficiency of our 365nm UV LED by 40%.
Oct. 10, 2017
[270A Series]
High Luminance LED for Automotive.Small emission size miniaturizes an optical size
Oct. 10, 2017
[093A Series]
High Luminous Flux LEDs for Automotive (2000lm class)."Heat Spreader Structure" enables to expand operating current.
Oct. 10, 2017
[170C Series]
Chip Size LED for Automotive.Designed to offer tremendous flexibility in automotive lighting design.
Jun. 29, 2017
Latest UV LED Catalogue.
Jun. 29, 2017
Nichia improved the efficiency of our 365nm UV LED by 60%.
Jun. 19, 2017
[757G-V2 Series]
The highest luminous efficacy 3030 package.High value and versatility.
May. 29, 2017
Standard LED for total spectral radiant flux was awarded the Lighting Technology Award. (The Illuminating Engineering Institute of Japan).
Apr. 28, 2017
UV Chip Scale Package&High Power for High Density Mounting.
Apr. 12, 2017
[High Power Series]
Innovating High Power LEDs.3W light source leading the industry in flux and efficacy, and Chip Scale LEDs with unparalleled flux density and flexible cluster configurations.
Apr. 12, 2017
[3in1 Series]
TS16949-qualified Automotive 3in1 LED.Full color Automotive LED with the latest dice for the highest luminance flux
Jan. 23, 2017
[48x Series]
Easy One-core solution.High Luminous flux and flux density suitable for Various Indoor/Outdoor lighting applications.
Jan. 23, 2017
[172B Series]
Standard LED for Automotive Exterior DRL,Turn Indicator. 3.0mm X 3.0mm LED with the highest luminous flux and color homogeneity.
Nov. 17, 2016
[3x9A Series]
Nichia released 3x9A series with 3W, High Efficacy, and High Quality of Light.
Oct. 25, 2016
Super thin and high brightness LCD is realized by 0.3 thickness, narrow width and long-life.
Aug. 26, 2016
[The Color LED Family 757G Series/19B-V1 Series]
Fulfilling Color Variation of LEDs for General Lighting.
Apr. 21, 2016
NVSU119CT is released as a standard LED for UV ink curing.
Apr. 11, 2016
[757G-V1 Series]
Highest Efficacy 210lm/W LED
3.0mm×3.0mm packages that achieve the highest luminous efficacy
Apr. 11, 2016
[19C/229A/144A Series]
High Power and High Efficient LED Focused on Quality of Light
2W, 4W, 8W LEDs fulfill various high power demands
Apr. 11, 2016
[146A Series]
New Standard LED for Automotive Interior
Various color and intensity options with thin package
Feb. 12, 2016
[E17A/E21A Series]
The future of SSL has arrived!
Direct mountable, packageless, chip scale LEDs for use in general lighting via conventional SMT and reflow processes. Nichia’s Direct Mountable Chip achieves the highest flux density level in the LED industry. Designs can range from a single to a clustered approach. Infinite possibilities are now available.
Oct. 8, 2015
Nichia expands the database of each product in the HP.Click "Products Search" and the desired product type.
Apr. 28, 2015
An Ultra High Output UV LED with large 2x2mm die is now released.
Apr. 8, 2015
[757 Series]
Highest Efficacy 200lm/W LED. 3030 packages that achieve the highest luminous efficacy.
Apr. 8, 2015
[119C/219C Series]
High Efficient 2W LED Focused on Quality of Light. Small footprint & emission size enable precise optical design with high lumen density.
Apr. 8, 2015
[Standard COB / High Luminous Density COB]
High efficiency, High luminous density.The best in class luminous density LED, Suitable for a high performance one-core lighting fixture.
Apr. 8, 2015
[304F/306F Series]
Ultra Small Side Emitting LED. The newest LEDs bring High brightness & Wide color gamut for LCD.
Feb. 16, 2015
Nichia released Batwing Light Distribution Pattern LED. This pattern is match for Street Lighting or Outdoor Lighting.
Oct. 15, 2014
[NSSW304D-HG-V1][NSSW306D-HG-V1]Nichia released A Small Packaged Side Emitting LED.
Aug. 21, 2014
[NVSU233A]Nichia released Ultra High Power, High Reliability, 1,4mm dice UV-LED.
Jul. 2, 2014
[NCSU276A]Nichia released high power, high efficiency, resin enculsulated UV-LED.
Jun. 30, 2014
Nichia Releases the Whitepaper "Nichia Mid Power LEDs - Reliability by Design"
May. 12, 2014
[Surface Mount Type 119B-V1/219B-V1 Series]
A Power LED Focused on The Quality of Light
175lm/W at 1W
Dec. 13, 2013
The information about Standard LED for calibration was released.
Oct. 17, 2013
[Surface Mount Type 147 Series]
A Small Packaged Top Emitting LED
Newly developed LED optimal for LCD backlights
Oct. 17, 2013
[Surface Mount Type 304D/306D Series]
A Small Packaged Side Emitting LED
New package design having both high efficiency and high density mounting
Apr. 22, 2013
[Surface Mount Type 119B/219B Series]
A Power LED Focused on The Quality of Light.
150lm/W at 1W Twice as bright as the previous model at the same luminous efficacy.
Apr. 22, 2013
[Surface Mount Type 757D Series]
Tiny, Thin and Very Efficient
Our smallest and thinnest high luminous efficacy LED available today in a package 1W or less Various Ra selections and different drive currents available to meet your specific needs.
Apr. 8, 2013
[Surface Mount Type 157BB/557 Series]
A Small Packaged Top Emitting LED with a High Efficiency
Newly developed LED optimal for medium and large-sized LCD backlights
Nov. 28, 2012
Middle Power UV-LEDs Now available, For wider applications of UV-LEDs, Application : Resin Curing, Ink Curing, Phosphor Excitation, Sensors Peak
Nov. 19, 2012
[Surface Mount Type 180A Series]
3-in-1 LED for Superior Resolution HD Displays, Extremely small package enabling a 2.5mm pitch display
Nov. 19, 2012
[Surface Mount Type 20xC Series]
High efficacy, low power consumption models
May. 10, 2012
[Surface Mount Type 383 Series]
New Multi-Chip Power LED, New package design developed to further improve efficiency
May. 10, 2012
[Surface Mount Type 183B Series]
High performing multi-chip power LED, widely accepted in the world market. Higher luminous flux and efficiency while keeping the same form factor.
May. 10, 2012
[Surface Mount Type 157B Series]
New Low Wattage Type LEDs for Lighting Applications, Higher luminous efficacy LEDs are available in a package 1W or less. Various selections in a small and thin packages meet project specific needs.
May. 10, 2012
[Lamp Type NSPW510HS-K1]
Highest Efficiency LED, Achieves 170lm/W and is suitable for portable lights.
Oct. 4, 2011
[Surface Mount Type 757AR Series]
New 0.6W Type LED Package For Lighting Applications.Various selections from high luminous efficacy to high CRI are available to meet your needs.
Oct. 4, 2011
Powerful Multi-Chip LED Light Source On Board, Its assembly method is unique and easy to use. No reflow soldering is required. These high power LEDs simplify system design. Excellent color binning reduces color mixing complexities.
Jul. 25, 2011
Tunable Violet Laser Module(Engineering Sample), High coherence Laser source with External Cavity for Holographic Data Storage, Achieve Easy Operation to install exclusive use operating software.
Apr. 1, 2011
[Surface Mount Type 183A Series]
NICHIA Multi-Chip Power LED Series, 183A series: Brighter, lower forward voltage, for a more efficient package
Apr. 1, 2011
A Compact Multi-Chip LED Light Source, Combining efficiency and power, making cost effective yet reliable lighting solutions possible
Apr. 1, 2011
[Surface Mount Type 157A Series]
New Top Emitting LED With High Level Efficacy, Our smallest and thinnest high luminous efficiency LED available today in a package 0.5W or less, Five different drive currents available to meet your specific needs
Apr. 1, 2011
[Lamp Type 346KS Series]
Oval Lamp Type LEDs for High Quality Video Displays, A smooth and clean radiation pattern
Apr. 1, 2011
[Surface Mount Type 172A Series]
Power LEDs for Automotive Applications.The high power and highly reliable 172 series is specialized for the automotive exterior applications.
Feb. 14, 2011
Laser Diode for External Cavity (Test Sample) For External Cavity Laser with Low Reflection Coating on front facet. *Now on sale the Test Samples
Dec. 28, 2010
[Surface Mount Type 119A/219A Series]
New Point Light Source Type LED, New generation of NCSx119 series.Achieve 140lm, 130lm/W at 1W drive condition. (5000K), 2 different power output and 2 different package variations are available.
Dec. 28, 2010
[Lamp Type NSDW570GS-K1']
Higher Power Output in Φ5mm Lamp Type. Reach 28lm* using only 1 standard lamp type LED.(*Conditioin: 70mA, 7000K)
Dec. 28, 2010
[Surface Mount Type NSSM124]
3 in 1 LED with High Luminous Intensity in Thin Package, Brighter and thinner full color LED inspires design, creativity and uniqueness. * Package thickness: 0.75mm
Jun. 14, 2010
Check out Nichia's new UV light source! Some examples of applications in which UV LEDs have been implemented are bill checkers, Photo-catalyst and so on that require UV light.(Features) · L3.0×W2.0×H0.7mm · λp=375nm · Po 15mW @ 20
Nov. 4, 2008
Change of Luminous Intensity and Radiant Flux Specifications
The luminous intensity/radiant flux specifications for 52 early models of Nichia LED products are changed to new specifications traceable to current national measurement standards.