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Thermal, optical, interconnect, materials, and packaging technologies are crucial for the development of reliable SSL systems to complement the increasingly efficient range of LED light sources.

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Truly round LED sources deliver optimal performance in many SSL applications

While many LEDs appear round because of the primary optic installed, the source has typically been rectangular or square. Round sources can provide increased efficacy, better uniformity, and superior light quality in many applications.

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Seoul AC-LED light engine enables omnidirectional SSL lamps

Seoul AC-LED light engine enables omnidirectional SSL lamps

Unique reflector optic combines with high-voltage LEDs in SSL module that can form the basis of retrofit A-lamps with omnidirectional beam distribution.

US Department of Energy (DOE) Caliper report identifies shortcomings of LED MR16 lamps

DOE Caliper report identifies shortcomings of LED MR16 lamps

LED MR16 lamps generally lag legacy halogen lamps in lumen output and CBCP, and the DOE found sparse choices in high-CRI lamps when purchasing products on the commercial market for a Caliper report.

EPA further clarifies Energy Star V1.1 lamp requirements, adds CBCP tool

EPA further clarifies Energy Star V1.1 lamp requirements, adds CBCP tool

The US Environmental Protection Agency continues to tune V1.1 of the Energy Star Lamps specification even as the V1.0 specification is being adopted in the LED lamp market.

Schreder lights Nevada Interstate tunnel with LEDs, adds adaptive controls

Schréder lights Nevada Interstate tunnel with LEDs, adds adaptive controls

The 1394-ft Carlin Tunnel in northeastern Nevada now features LED lighting in the eastbound bore with the westbound bore slated for completion by November.

GE Lighting's Albeo lights Boston University athletic center with LED high bays

GE Lighting's Albeo lights Boston University athletic center with LED high bays

SSL fixtures replace aging metal halide lighting, eliminating the noise from ballasts, reducing maintenance costs, and slashing electrical usage by 770,000 kWh annually.

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