Osram Sylvania opens SSL research center, receives $2M DOE award
The award will allow the company to fund an LED replacement for a halogen MR-16 spotlight and research on phosphors for white LEDs.
|Charlie Jerabek and Martin Zachau|
The company also announced that a $2 million R&D development award from the US Department of Energy will take advantage of this new clean room facility.
Osram Sylvania will use the award to develop an LED replacement for a small halogen MR-16 spotlight. The award will also fund a basic research project to optimize LED phosphors for more efficient, next-generation white LEDs.
|Part of the SSL research center|
The fifth round of the US DOE Solid State Lighting Research and Development Program awards were announced March 27.
“This new clean room strengthens our research and development capabilities and makes us an even more valuable partner for the Department of Energy Solid State Lighting Programs,” said Martin Zachau, Osram Sylvania VP of research and development.