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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 26 — Dec. 21, 2009
  • pp: 23530–23535

Phosphor converted LEDs with omni-directional-reflector coating

Jim-Yong Chi, Ji-Siao Chen, Chuan-Yu Liu, Cheng-wen Chu, and Kuo-Hsien Chiang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 26, pp. 23530-23535 (2009)

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A packaging scheme utilizing omni-directional reflective (ODR) optical coating is described to enhance the light extraction of near UV excited, phosphor-converted LEDs. A simple 1D model was developed to analyze the spectra of the extracted light measured with an integration-sphere as a function of phosphor layer concentration and thickness. Quantitative determination of the absorption coefficients at the pump and fluorescent light wavelength along with the conversion coefficient of phosphors were obtained. The reflection of the ODR film and the back reflector are also characterized. These parameters are then used for efficiency optimization of the present packaging scheme. A maximum enhancement of 40% can be expected with the materials and the configuration used in the present work.

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OCIS Codes
(230.3670) Optical devices : Light-emitting diodes
(230.5298) Optical devices : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

Original Manuscript: October 9, 2009
Revised Manuscript: November 16, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: November 18, 2009
Published: December 8, 2009

Jim-Yong Chi, Ji-Siao Chen, Chuan-Yu Liu, Cheng-wen Chu, and Kuo-Hsien Chiang, "Phosphor converted LEDs with omni-directional-reflector coating," Opt. Express 17, 23530-23535 (2009)

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