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Author Pryde, J.R. ♦ Archenhold, G.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2013
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Applied physics
Subject Keyword Light emitting diodes ♦ Temperature measurement ♦ Temperature ♦ Junctions ♦ Thermal resistance ♦ Materials ♦ Heating
Abstract This paper offers a review of LED technology, luminaire design and thermal management criteria from a commercial perspective. Its aim is to summarise established development practices in the industry and highlight where improvements can be made. From this stems a very brief review of how the LED is evolving and its effects on luminaire design from a frontline engineers perspective. This is discussed with reference to case studies and experiment to highlight some limitations in established practice as well as how it links into an integrated development cycle. This includes discussion of the market influences driving development and where the future could potentially lead. The outcomes reveal thermal management of the LED can easily be characterised with basic analysis techniques leading to much more powerful development and optimisation of luminaire systems. Future improvements in the LED will be dictated by the market emphasising light output, efficiency and cost followed by improvements in thermal management.
Description Author affiliation: Integrated Syst. Technol. Ltd., Aldridge, UK (Pryde, J.R.; Archenhold, G.)
ISBN 9781467364270
ISSN 10652221
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2013-03-17
Publisher Place USA
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
e-ISBN 9781467364294
Size (in Bytes) 524.97 kB
Page Count 8
Starting Page 52
Ending Page 59


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library