LEDs - An Overview of the State of the Art in Technology and Application

Publication Type

Conference Paper

Date Published

05/2002

LBNL Report Number

LBNL-49742

Abstract

Solid state lighting in the form of Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) is bring new sources with different operating characteristics to the market. With the control in dimension, optics, intensity and color, these sources have the potential to transform the way we use light. This paper will review the recent improvements in performance that have been achieved by these devices, focusing on those product attributes identified as being critical to end users. The paper will conclude with a consideration of applications capitalizing on the LEDs unique operating and physical properties.

Conference Name

Light Right 5 Conference

Year of Publication

2002

Conference Location

Nice, France

Call Number

LBNL-49742