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LEDs and Use of White LED for Lighting

  • A. ReggianiEmail author
  • A. Farini
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Part of the Green Energy and Technology book series (GREEN)

Abstract

LED is an acronym for “light emitting diode.” The first important fact is that LED is an electronic component, a diode, a component that can conduct current in one direction and not the other. As many other electronics components, controlling a LED is an easy topic, in order to obtain different behavior. Due to the fact that a LED must produce light, a LED present some differences form traditional diode.

Keywords

Lead System Luminous Efficiency Luminous Flux Original Equipment Manufacturer Luminous Efficacy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Alessandra Reggiani Light DesignRomeItaly
  2. 2.CNR-INO National Institute of OpticsFlorenceItaly

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