Learn the history of Silicon Carbide (SiC) including the variety of uses, pros and cons, and products produced using SiC.
An overview of the key parameters in selecting LED lenses including light distribution and lens size and positioning.
The Illumination Engineering Society of America’s (IES) new TM-30-15 approach helps improve LED color quality metrics over older indexes such as CRI and R9.
How the DMX512 lighting standard can be integrated with the DALI standard is discussed along with some components to help in that integration.
Discover what advantages PoE-based LED lighting infrastructure has over other wiring systems and how it implement PoE SSL solutions in your design.
The impact on the junction temperature of commercial LED products is directly affected by an LED’s internal thermal resistance which is defined in this article.
Evolution of LED packaging and how Chip-Scale Package (CSP) LEDs allow designers to create new, compact form factors.
LEDs from Cree focus on providing higher light output, reliability, and consistency while reducing total system costs.
Learn about the cost, design simplicity, power consumption and longevity for high-drive current LED applications.
Stadiums are utilizing LED lights because they offer benefits like longer light emission, more uniform lighting, and a wider variety of lighting options.
Learn the origins of the CIE color space and how it is used to aid in the development and characterization of modern LEDs.
The technique of hot binning LEDs including the advantages and examples from Cree, OSRAM, and Philips Lumileds.
LED manufacturers Toshiba and Cree are now using silicon in the production of their LEDs to help lower the expenses associated with purchasing LED products.
Manufacturers Cree and Phillips Lumileds develop new architectures and designs to enhance LED performance and cost breakthroughs.
The new generation of COB LED arrays is described and their advantages explained for designing compact, sleek directional lighting for retail applications.
Today’s emerging highly integrated chip on board (CoB) LEDs, with flux densities high enough to replace traditional halogen and CDM technologies, are examined.
Gamut Area Index (GAI) complements CRI and CCT in the Class A color concept. Certain manufacturers are incorporating Class A color into their LED products.
White LEDs from suppliers including Toshiba and Philips Lumileds key advantages include lower cost, high light output and efficacy.
A new generation of SiC technology released, promises to double the luminosity of the current brightest single LEDs and cut lighting fixture costs by 40%.
Discuss how LEDs have overtaken conventional lighting, shrinking lighing price gaps, and the recent shift towards light quality and "color tuning."