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  • Editor: Bernard Kippelen
  • Vol. 19, Iss. S3 — May. 9, 2011
  • pp: A270–A279

New paradigm of multi-chip white LEDs: combination of an InGaN blue LED and full down-converted phosphor-converted LEDs

Ji Hye Oh, Jeong Rok Oh, Hoo Keun Park, Yeon-Goog Sung, and Young Rag Do  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue S3, pp. A270-A279 (2011)

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This study introduces innovative multi-chip white LED systems that combine an InGaN blue LED and green/red or green/amber/red full down-converted, phosphor-conversion LEDs (pc-LEDs). Efficient green, amber, and red full down-converted pc-LEDs were fabricated by simply capping a long-wave pass filter (LWPF) on top of LED packing associated with each corresponding powder phosphor. The principal advantage of this type of color-mixing approach in newly developed multi-chip white LEDs based on colored pc-LEDs is thought to be dynamic control of the chromaticity and better light quality. In addition, the color-mixing approach improves the low efficacy of green/amber LEDs in the “green gap” wavelength; reduces the wide color/efficacy variations of each primary LED with at different temperatures and currents; and improves the low color rendering indexes of the traditional color-mixing approach in red, green, and blue (RGB) multi-chip white LEDs.

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OCIS Codes
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.1480) Optical devices : Bragg reflectors
(230.3670) Optical devices : Light-emitting diodes

ToC Category:
Light-Emitting Diodes

Original Manuscript: February 14, 2011
Revised Manuscript: March 16, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: March 23, 2011
Published: April 1, 2011

Ji Hye Oh, Jeong Rok Oh, Hoo Keun Park, Yeon-Goog Sung, and Young Rag Do, "New paradigm of multi-chip white LEDs: combination of an InGaN blue LED and full down-converted phosphor-converted LEDs," Opt. Express 19, A270-A279 (2011)

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