Delegates highlight required improvements in LED lighting

Dec. 19, 2005
The annual LEDs event organized by Intertech took place in San Diego in October, with a diverse range of subjects ranging from standards and infrastructure for the solid-state lighting industry to plant growth using LEDs.
Carmanah marine lights In his plenary talk at the LEDs 2005 event, Chips Chipalkatti, who runs the corporate innovation management group at Osram Sylvania, focused on the need to develop appropriate infrastructure for solid-state lighting.

"Five years ago our industry thought we would conquer the world – quite frankly we have not done that yet," he said. "The reason for this limited penetration is not due to efficacy (lumens per watt) or lumen output or heat – it's due to the lack of infrastructure." [continues]

Other sections of this report include:
- Infrastructure and standards
– Markets
– Nichia's new Kirameki devices
– Toyoda Gosei's phosphor technology
- Camera flash and torches
– Optics
– Projection applications
- Solar-powered lighting
- Drivers and AC-LEDs
- Silicones for packaging
- LED displays in integrated networks.


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