High angular color uniformity (ACU) is strongly required in many illumination applications. In this study, we presented the phosphor dip-transfer coating method to realize high ACU for phosphor-converted white LEDs. The phosphor mixture was coated on top surfaces of LED chips and formed thin and convex phosphor layers by the dip-transfer coating. The optical simulations and experiments were conducted for performance verifications. Both numerical and experimental results show that the present method can obtain very high ACU. The angular correlated color temperature (CCT) deviation reaches 378 K when the average CCT of white LEDs is around 6200 K and it reduces to 63 K at the average CCT of about 4000 K.
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Huai Zheng, Sheng Liu, and Xiaobing Luo, "Enhancing Angular Color Uniformity of Phosphor-Converted White Light-Emitting Diodes by Phosphor Dip-Transfer Coating," J. Lightwave Technol. 31, 1987-1993 (2013)