Abstract

The correlated color temperature (CCT) tunable white-light LED cluster, which consists of direct-emission blue and red LEDs as well as phosphor-conversion (PC) LEDs packaged by combining green and orange phosphors with a blue LED die, has been obtained by nonlinear program for maximizing luminous efficacy (LE) of radiation (LER) under conditions of both color rendering index (CRI) and special CRI of R9 for strong red above 90 at CCTs of 2700 K to 6500 K. The optimal peak wavelengths of blue LED, red LED, blue LED die, green and orange phosphors are 465 nm, 628 nm, 452 nm, 530 nm and 586 nm, respectively. The real CCT tunable PC/red/blue LED cluster with CRIs of 90~96, R9s of 90~96, CQSs of 89~94, LERs of 303~358 lm/W, and LEs of 105~119 lm/W has been realized at CCTs of 2722 K to 6464 K. The deviation of the peak wavelength should be less than ± 5 nm for blue LED die, ± 1 nm for red LED, and ± 2 nm for blue LED to achieve the PC/R/B LED cluster with high optical performance.

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D. E. Blask, R. T. Dauchy, L. A. Sauer, J. A. Krause, and G. C. Brainard, “Growth and fatty acid metabolism of human breast cancer (MCF-7) xenografts in nude rats: impact of constant light-induced nocturnal melatonin suppression,” Breast Cancer Res. Treat.79(3), 313–320 (2003).
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D. E. Blask, R. T. Dauchy, L. A. Sauer, J. A. Krause, and G. C. Brainard, “Growth and fatty acid metabolism of human breast cancer (MCF-7) xenografts in nude rats: impact of constant light-induced nocturnal melatonin suppression,” Breast Cancer Res. Treat.79(3), 313–320 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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S. Chhajed, Y. Xi, Y. L. Li, T. Gessmann, and E. F. Schubert, “Influence of junction temperature on chromaticity and color-rendering properties of trichromatic white-light sources based on light-emitting diodes,” J. Appl. Phys.97(5), 054506 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Chien, M. C.

Contreras, U.

Dauchy, R. T.

D. E. Blask, R. T. Dauchy, L. A. Sauer, J. A. Krause, and G. C. Brainard, “Growth and fatty acid metabolism of human breast cancer (MCF-7) xenografts in nude rats: impact of constant light-induced nocturnal melatonin suppression,” Breast Cancer Res. Treat.79(3), 313–320 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Davis, W.

W. Davis and Y. Ohno, “Color qulity scale,” Opt. Eng.49(3), 033602 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Deng, L.

N. Narendran and L. Deng, “Color rendering properties of LED light sources,” Proc. SPIE4776, 61–67 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Dunn, F. A.

D. M. Berson, F. A. Dunn, and M. Takao, “Phototransduction by retinal ganglion cells that set the circadian clock,” Science295(5557), 1070–1073 (2002).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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S. Chhajed, Y. Xi, Y. L. Li, T. Gessmann, and E. F. Schubert, “Influence of junction temperature on chromaticity and color-rendering properties of trichromatic white-light sources based on light-emitting diodes,” J. Appl. Phys.97(5), 054506 (2005).
[CrossRef]

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K. Hashimoto and Y. Nayatani, “Visual clarity and feeling of contrast,” Color Res. Appl.19(3), 171–185 (1994).
[CrossRef]

Hattar, S.

S. Hattar, H. W. Liao, M. Takao, D. M. Berson, and K. W. Yau, “Melanopsin-containing retinal ganglion cells: architecture, projections, and intrinsic photosensitivity,” Science295(5557), 1065–1070 (2002).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

He, G. X.

Ivanauskas, F.

A. Zukauskas, R. Vaicekauskas, F. Ivanauskas, H. Vaitkevičius, and M. S. Shur, “Rendering a color palette by light-emitting diodes,” Appl. Phys. Lett.93(2), 021109 (2008).
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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

Kim, J. K.

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Krause, J. A.

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Li, Y. L.

S. Chhajed, Y. Xi, Y. L. Li, T. Gessmann, and E. F. Schubert, “Influence of junction temperature on chromaticity and color-rendering properties of trichromatic white-light sources based on light-emitting diodes,” J. Appl. Phys.97(5), 054506 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Liao, H. W.

S. Hattar, H. W. Liao, M. Takao, D. M. Berson, and K. W. Yau, “Melanopsin-containing retinal ganglion cells: architecture, projections, and intrinsic photosensitivity,” Science295(5557), 1065–1070 (2002).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Moreno, I.

Narendran, N.

N. Narendran and L. Deng, “Color rendering properties of LED light sources,” Proc. SPIE4776, 61–67 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Nayatani, Y.

K. Hashimoto and Y. Nayatani, “Visual clarity and feeling of contrast,” Color Res. Appl.19(3), 171–185 (1994).
[CrossRef]

Ohno, Y.

W. Davis and Y. Ohno, “Color qulity scale,” Opt. Eng.49(3), 033602 (2010).
[CrossRef]

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I. Speier and M. Salsbury, “Color temperature tunable white light LED system,” Proc. SPIE6337, 63371F, 63371F-12 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Sándor, N.

N. Sándor and J. Schanda, “Visual colour rendering based on colour difference evaluations,” Lighting Res. Tech.38(3), 225–239 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Sauer, L. A.

D. E. Blask, R. T. Dauchy, L. A. Sauer, J. A. Krause, and G. C. Brainard, “Growth and fatty acid metabolism of human breast cancer (MCF-7) xenografts in nude rats: impact of constant light-induced nocturnal melatonin suppression,” Breast Cancer Res. Treat.79(3), 313–320 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Schanda, J.

N. Sándor and J. Schanda, “Visual colour rendering based on colour difference evaluations,” Lighting Res. Tech.38(3), 225–239 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Schubert, E. F.

E. F. Schubert and J. K. Kim, “Solid-state light sources getting smart,” Science308(5726), 1274–1278 (2005).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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[CrossRef]

Shur, M. S.

A. Zukauskas, R. Vaicekauskas, and M. S. Shur, “Solid-state lamps with optimized color saturation ability,” Opt. Express18(3), 2287–2295 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. Zukauskas, R. Vaicekauskas, F. Ivanauskas, H. Vaitkevicius, and M. S. Shur, “Spectral optimization of phosphor-conversion light-emitting diodes for ultimate color rendering,” Appl. Phys. Lett.93(5), 051115 (2008).
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[CrossRef]

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I. Speier and M. Salsbury, “Color temperature tunable white light LED system,” Proc. SPIE6337, 63371F, 63371F-12 (2006).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Tien, C. H.

Vaicekauskas, R.

A. Zukauskas, R. Vaicekauskas, and M. S. Shur, “Solid-state lamps with optimized color saturation ability,” Opt. Express18(3), 2287–2295 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. Zukauskas, R. Vaicekauskas, F. Ivanauskas, H. Vaitkevičius, and M. S. Shur, “Rendering a color palette by light-emitting diodes,” Appl. Phys. Lett.93(2), 021109 (2008).
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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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A. Zukauskas, R. Vaicekauskas, F. Ivanauskas, H. Vaitkevicius, and M. S. Shur, “Spectral optimization of phosphor-conversion light-emitting diodes for ultimate color rendering,” Appl. Phys. Lett.93(5), 051115 (2008).
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[CrossRef]

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J. Worthey, “Color rendering: asking the questions,” Color Res. Appl.28(6), 403–412 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Xi, Y.

S. Chhajed, Y. Xi, Y. L. Li, T. Gessmann, and E. F. Schubert, “Influence of junction temperature on chromaticity and color-rendering properties of trichromatic white-light sources based on light-emitting diodes,” J. Appl. Phys.97(5), 054506 (2005).
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G. X. He, J. Xu, and H. F. Yan, “Spectral optimization of warm-white light-emitting diode lamp with both color rendering index (CRI) and special CRI of R9 above 90,” AIP Advances1(3), 032160 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Yan, H. F.

G. X. He, J. Xu, and H. F. Yan, “Spectral optimization of warm-white light-emitting diode lamp with both color rendering index (CRI) and special CRI of R9 above 90,” AIP Advances1(3), 032160 (2011).
[CrossRef]

G. X. He and H. F. Yan, “Optimal spectra of the phosphor-coated white LEDs with excellent color rendering property and high luminous efficacy of radiation,” Opt. Express19(3), 2519–2529 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Yau, K. W.

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Zhang, M. H.

Zheng, L. H.

Zhong, P.

Zukauskas, A.

A. Zukauskas, R. Vaicekauskas, and M. S. Shur, “Solid-state lamps with optimized color saturation ability,” Opt. Express18(3), 2287–2295 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. Zukauskas, R. Vaicekauskas, F. Ivanauskas, H. Vaitkevicius, and M. S. Shur, “Spectral optimization of phosphor-conversion light-emitting diodes for ultimate color rendering,” Appl. Phys. Lett.93(5), 051115 (2008).
[CrossRef]

A. Zukauskas, R. Vaicekauskas, F. Ivanauskas, H. Vaitkevičius, and M. S. Shur, “Rendering a color palette by light-emitting diodes,” Appl. Phys. Lett.93(2), 021109 (2008).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

AIP Advances (1)

G. X. He, J. Xu, and H. F. Yan, “Spectral optimization of warm-white light-emitting diode lamp with both color rendering index (CRI) and special CRI of R9 above 90,” AIP Advances1(3), 032160 (2011).
[CrossRef]

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A. Zukauskas, R. Vaicekauskas, F. Ivanauskas, H. Vaitkevičius, and M. S. Shur, “Rendering a color palette by light-emitting diodes,” Appl. Phys. Lett.93(2), 021109 (2008).
[CrossRef]

A. Zukauskas, R. Vaicekauskas, F. Ivanauskas, H. Vaitkevicius, and M. S. Shur, “Spectral optimization of phosphor-conversion light-emitting diodes for ultimate color rendering,” Appl. Phys. Lett.93(5), 051115 (2008).
[CrossRef]

A. Zukauskas, R. Vaicekauskas, F. Ivanauskas, R. Gaska, and M. S. Shur, “Optimization of white polychromatric semiconductor lamps,” Appl. Phys. Lett.80(2), 234–236 (2002).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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[CrossRef]

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S. Chhajed, Y. Xi, Y. L. Li, T. Gessmann, and E. F. Schubert, “Influence of junction temperature on chromaticity and color-rendering properties of trichromatic white-light sources based on light-emitting diodes,” J. Appl. Phys.97(5), 054506 (2005).
[CrossRef]

J. Heuristics (1)

H. Eskandari and C. D. Geiger, “A fast Pareto genetic algorithm approach for solving expensive multiobjective optimization problems,” J. Heuristics14(3), 203–241 (2008).
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Lighting Res. Tech. (1)

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The PC/R/B LED cluster provides a triangular color gamut that encompasses the Planckian locus from 2222 K to 100000 K, so it is possible to achieve CCT tunability. Also showing the chromaticities of real PC/R/B LED cluster at CCTs of 2722 K, 3040 K, 3514 K, 4024 K, 4574 K, 4968 K, 5719 K and 6464 K.

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Fig. 3

Measured SPDs of the real PC/R/B LED cluster at different CCTs

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Fig. 4

Changes in CRI of the PC/R/B LED cluster caused by the peak wavelength shift of blue LED die

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Fig. 5

Changes in R9 of the PC/R/B LED cluster caused by the peak wavelength shift of blue LED die

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Fig. 6

Changes in CCT of the PC/R/B LED cluster caused by the peak wavelength shift of blue LED die

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Fig. 7

Changes in CRI of the PC/R/B LED cluster caused by the peak wavelength shift of red LED

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Fig. 8

Changes in R9 of the PC/R/B LED cluster caused by the peak wavelength shift of red LED

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Fig. 9

Changes in CCT of the PC/R/B LED cluster caused by the peak wavelength shift of red LED

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Fig. 10

Changes in CRI of the PC/R/B LED cluster caused by the peak wavelength shift of blue LED

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Fig. 11

Changes in R9 of PC/R/B LED cluster caused by the peak wavelength shift of blue LED

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Fig. 12

Changes in CCT of the PC/R/B LED cluster caused by the peak wavelength shift of blue LED

Tables (2)

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Table 1 CRI, R9, CQS and LER of the optimal PC/R/B LED cluster at CCTs of 2700 K to 6500 K.

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Table 2 Color rendering property and luminous efficacy of the real PC/R/B LED cluster at Ta = 25°C according to the predicted drive current (IF) of each LED at different CCTs.

Equations (3)

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S PC/R/B (λ)= k PC S PC (λ, λ b , λ g , λ or )+ k R S R (λ, λ R )+ k B S(λ, λ B )
S PC (λ, λ b , λ g , λ or )= q b S b (λ, λ b )+ q g S g (λ, λ g )+ q or S or (λ, λ or )
F( λ b , λ g , λ or , λ R , λ B , q b , q g , q or )= i=1 8 LE R i (i=1,2,3 ,8) (under conditions of CRI i 90 and R9 i 90 with dC0.0054)

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