High brightness light emitting diodes (HBLEDs
) combine high output and high efficiency with long lifetimes.
Shin-Etsu Silicones of Akron, Ohio, USA, has introduced a line of silicone die-bond materials that provide advanced encapsulating performance for high-brightness LEDs, or HBLED
. Shin-Etsu's KER series is a methyl silicone-based system that hardens by using a heat-cured platinum catalyst.
This is where high-brightness LEDs (HBLEDs
) will really "shine." HBLEDs
are six-times more efficient than incandescents, and unlike CFLs, they are completely "green." HBLED
manufacturers are leapfrogging each other to offer improved intensity, efficiency, and color rendering.
current 1,000 mA) for high-power HBLED
backlight rails used in LCDs up to 20.1" diagonal.
Durel Corporation has introduced an addition to its family of combination EL and HBLED
Endicott Research Group has developed a new LED driver that can simultaneously and efficiently power up to eight strings of high brightness LEDs (HBLEDs