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High-brightness LEDs as alternative to lasers and traditional illuminants
Author(s): Oleg N. Ermakov; Yuri R. Nosov
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Paper Abstract

Different aspects of research, development and applications of new generation of high-brightness light-emitting diodes (LEDs) have been considered in connection with their optical and electrical characteristics, including electroluminescence spectra, power efficiency, luminous intensity angular dependence. It is emphasized that the recent breakthrough in LEDs technology is primarily based on the advances in semiconductor light-emitting structures technology allowing to fabricate superbright LEDs with luminous efficiency as high as 20 lumens/Watt that is several times higher in comparison with traditional illuminants.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 October 1999
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3901, Photonics for Transportation, (19 October 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.365941
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Oleg N. Ermakov, Saphir Joint Stock Co. (Russia)
Yuri R. Nosov, Saphir Joint Stock Co. (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3901:
Photonics for Transportation
Vladimir G. Inozemtsev; Milos Klima; Victor A. Shilin, Editor(s)

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