LEDs Magazine – September/October 2007

Important Dates:

Booking deadline: Friday September 21

Materials due: Friday September 28

Editorial Highlights: (subject to change)

THERMAL MANAGEMENT
Integrated metal substrates improve thermal management for high-brightness LEDs
Integrated metal substrates deliver valuable thermal management improvements for HB-LEDs that enable higher light output and greater reliability.

DRIVERS
Buck converter LED drive systems for automotive applications
In the second of his series of articles, Iain Mosely describes how the buck converter switching topology can be used to drive LEDs very efficiently in demanding automotive applications.

PATENTS
Intellectual property plays a key role in the LED industry
Active management of intellectual property assets is essential for success in the LED industry.
PLUS…Philips' acquisition of Color Kinetics raises many questions over how the lighting giant will handle its newly enlarged patent portfolio.

SAFETY
Impact of safety directives on solid-state lighting
How should LED manufacturers and end-users assess the optical safety of their products? What regulations are in force and how should these be interpreted? We clear up the confusion.

CHIP TECHNOLOGY
Thin-film devices and advanced phosphor technology
We take a look at some of the latest developments in LED chip technology and phosphor systems, and how they can affect device performance.

DISPLAYS
Content management systems control LED display networks
Control systems are vital to maximize the return-on-investment for LED screen operators.

EVENTS
News from China SSL, the PLASA show and other recent events

Plus News & Analysis, Product Focus, and much more.


Bonus Distribution:

Copies of LEDs Magazine will be distributed at the following events.

Light Emitting Diodes 2007
San Diego, California, USA: October 24-26
***Exhibitors advertising in the Sept/Oct issue will be included in our LEDs 2007 show preview (sent by email on Oct 15)

Professional Lighting Designers Convention
London, UK: October 25-26

LDI
Orlando, Florida, USA: November 12-18, 2007

Power Signs 2007
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA: December 04-05, 2007


Contact information:

UK Office (sales and editorial)
LEDs Magazine
Easton Business Centre, Felix Road, Bristol BS5 0HE, United Kingdom

Contact: Joanna Hook, Sales Manager
Tel. +44 (0)117 941 5378

US Office (sales)
PennWell Corp
98 Spit Brook Road, Nashua, NH 03062, USA

Contact: Mary Donnelly
Tel. +1 603 891 9398

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