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Non-axisymmetrical freeform design for short LED street lamp
Author(s): Ching-Hsuan Jen; Yi-Yung Chen; Allen Jong-Woei Whang; Ming-Jun Lu
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Paper Abstract

Based on energy savings trend, LED has been developing as the main force of the future lighting, especially the road lighting. For controlling the intensity distribution of LED, the concept of freeform design has been proposed in many articles with transmission or reflection components but mainly focus on axial symmetrical types or dual axial symmetrical types. We, in this paper, design a non-axisymmetrical freeform system applying in a short LED street lamp whose dimension is 10cm (W) x 10cm (L) x 7cm (H) that has an advantage, easy maintaining. For coordinate transformation and simplifying the non- axisymmetrical system, we create two virtual surfaces and design the slope of each discrete point on the freeform surface to control the light path between the two virtual surfaces and avoid the total internal reflection. The short street lamp has four LEDs to light 3m square and each LED light a triangle area. According to the simulation results, the uniformity of illumination is 1:3 and the optical efficiency is more than 80% that meet the legal requirements of street lamp. In short, to reduce manufacturing and maintenance costs, the proposed design is appropriate to use in the actual lighting on the road and to replace the traditional street lamps.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 September 2011
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 8123, Eleventh International Conference on Solid State Lighting, 812307 (22 September 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.892374
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Ching-Hsuan Jen, National Taiwan Univ. of Science and Technology (Taiwan)
Yi-Yung Chen, National Taiwan Univ. of Science and Technology (Taiwan)
Allen Jong-Woei Whang, National Taiwan Univ. of Science and Technology (Taiwan)
Ming-Jun Lu, National Taiwan Univ. of Science and Technology (Taiwan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8123:
Eleventh International Conference on Solid State Lighting
Matthew H. Kane; Christian Wetzel; Jian-Jang Huang, Editor(s)

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