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Solid state lighting component

United States Patent Application

20090050908
A1
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An LED component according to the present invention comprising an array of LED chips mounted on a submount with the LED chips capable of emitting light in response to an electrical signal. The array can comprise LED chips emitting at two colors of light wherein the LED component emits light comprising the combination of the two colors of light. A single lens is included over the array of LED chips. The LED chip array can emit light of greater than 800 lumens with a drive current of less than 150 milli-Amps. The LED chip component can also operate at temperatures less than 3000 degrees K. In one embodiment, the LED array is in a substantially circular pattern on the submount.
Yuan, Thomas (Ventura, CA), Keller, Bernd (Santa Barbara, CA), Tarsa, Eric (Goleta, CA), Ibbetson, James (Santa Barbara, CA), Morgan, Frederick (Canton, MA), Dowling, Kevin (Westford, MA), Lys, Ihor (Milton, MA)
CREE, INC., PHILIPS SOLID STATE LIGHTING SOLUTIONS, INC.
12/ 156,995
June 5, 2008
[0002] This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-DE-FC26-06NT42932 awarded by the National Energy Technology Laboratory. The Government has certain rights in this invention.