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Estimating the performance of remote phosphor SSL devices by simulations
Author(s): Ch. Wiesmann; A. Linkov; J. Muschaweck
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Paper Abstract

For Solid State Lighting devices thermal management has a great impact on the performance. Therefore, it is necessary to analyze thermal and optical behavior simultaneously due to the mutual interaction between the two. For a remote phosphor configuration the dependence of the device performance on thermal conductivity and refractive indices of phosphor’s host material is investigated. Even though the temperature range inside the phosphor can be dramatically reduced by choosing the right material, the overall performance suffers from the low extraction efficiency of light due to the high refractive index of the chosen material.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 December 2012
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 8550, Optical Systems Design 2012, 85502G (18 December 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.2001607
Show Author Affiliations
Ch. Wiesmann, OSRAM GmbH (Germany)
A. Linkov, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH (Germany)
J. Muschaweck, OSRAM GmbH (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8550:
Optical Systems Design 2012
Laurent Mazuray; Daniel G. Smith; Jean-Luc M. Tissot; Tina E. Kidger; Frank Wyrowski; Stuart David; Rolf Wartmann; Jeffrey M. Raynor; Andrew P. Wood; Pablo Benítez; Andreas Erdmann; Marta C. de la Fuente, Editor(s)

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