LED Lighting

Description

Author Sal Congeloso shows you the working parts of a "simple" LED bulb and explains the challenges electronics companies face as they push LED lighting into the mainstream. You'll learn how you can use LEDs now, and why solid-state lighting will bring dramatic changes in the future.

Specs

Highlights:

  • Explore the drivers, phosphors, and integrated circuits in a typical LED bulb
  • Understand the challenges in producing LED bulbs with acceptable brightness, color temperature, and power consumption
  • Learn about non-bulb LED applications, including lamps, street lights, and signage
  • Discover the market forces driving—and impeding—the adoption of LED lighting
  • Compare LEDs to compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) and electron-stimulated luminescence (ESL) bulbs
  • Gaze into the future of intelligent lighting, including networked lighting systems
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