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Advanced dimming strategy for solid state luminaires
Author(s): Szymon Beczkowski
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Paper Abstract

Increased luminaire gamut as well as increase in luminous efficiency is found when the LED based luminaire is driven by a hybrid PWM/AM dimming technique. This technique is applicable to any n-chromaticity luminaire but it is especially suitable for trichromatic RGB luminaires that do not have inherent degrees of freedom. Diodes' properties under the hybrid dimming method were measured and used in nonlinear optimization routine to find the driving conditions that yield e.g. the highest possible efficacy for a given color point.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 August 2010
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7784, Tenth International Conference on Solid State Lighting, 77840M (18 August 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.860417
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Szymon Beczkowski, Aalborg Univ. (Denmark)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7784:
Tenth International Conference on Solid State Lighting
Ian Ferguson; Matthew H. Kane; Nadarajah Narendran; Tsunemasa Taguchi, Editor(s)

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