SSC unveils 0.25 mm LED for keypad backlighting
Seoul Semiconductor has developed white and blue LEDs with a thickness of 0.25 mm and brightness of 160 mcd.
Currently, the minimum available height for LEDs in this application is 0.3 mm. SSC says that the new 0.25 mm Chip LEDs allow mobile phones to become even more compact.
|Keypad backlights in slim phones|
The dimensions of the package are 1.6 mm (L) x 0.8 mm (W) x 0.25 mm (H). In addition to mobile phone keypad backlights these devices can also be used for MP3 players, PDAs and indicators.
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