Delegates highlight required improvements in LED lighting

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.

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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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