World Micro to offer high power IR and UV LEDs from American Opto Plus Technology

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World Micro to offer high power IR and UV LEDs from American Opto Plus Technology

ATLANTA, GA / ACCESSWIRE / August 21, 2014 / Electronics distributor World Micro Components, Inc., a long standing franchise distributor forAmerican Opto Plus (AOP) Technology, is now offering a broad range of ultraviolet (UV) and infrared (IR) LED products from AOP, a worldwide leader for advanced LED and lighting products.

The American Opto Plus IRP-series of infrared LEDs offer tremendous design flexibility, superior quality and performance with very competitive pricing. The compact 4mm x 4mm package has a micro-etched copper substrate that provides thermal performance (<4 degree C/W) nearly twice that of competitors. The IRP-series LEDs are offered in 730nm, 780nm, 850nm, and 940nm wavelengths and come with a built-in silicone lens to provide beam angle options from 140 degrees down to the industry exclusive 20-degree narrow beam product (alleviating the need for a collimator in many cases). The IRP-series LEDs are well designed for applications such as camera, surveillance, and machine vision systems.

The high power UV series LEDs from American Opto Plus are offered in easily scalable 4mm x 4mm or 9mm x 9mm micro-etched copper substrate packages with a patented Quartz Micro Lens (QML) producing beam angles from 120 degrees down to the 30 degree narrow beam option. The UV series of LEDs are offered with wavelengths from 365nm to 415nm and are ideally suited for application in forensics, hunting, printing, curing, and sterilization.

Eric Wu, Spokesperson at American Opto Plus said, "World Micro Components, Inc., is known worldwide for their focus on quality distribution and their ability to promote innovative products in the electronics industry. We are pleased and excited to work with a company that is committed to such a high level of service as we are here at American Opto Plus."

About World Micro Components, Inc.

World Micro, Inc., is a global, aerospace, military, commercial, and medical electronic component and products distributor focused on quality systems. The company also leads the industry in detection of counterfeit components and anti-counterfeit education and training. Since 1996, World Micro has helped its customers solve difficult supply chain issues through innovative research, design, sourcing, stocking, procurement, inventory, and management solutions. World Micro, Inc. is privately held with headquarters in Roswell, Georgia, and an Asian distribution hub in Penang, Malaysia. The company's website is and can be followed on Twitter at

About American Opto Plus

Opto Plus Technology is the leading manufacturer of all LED-related products. Headquartered in Taiwan, Opto Plus has two other locations, one in the United States (American Opto Plus) and one in China. Their main factory can produce 300 million LED lamps and 100 million LED displays per month. Since 1973, American Opto Plus continues to produce LED's with the highest quality, fastest delivery and at competitive prices; while keeping customer satisfaction as the number one priority. The company's website is


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