White LEDs

White LEDs

C004/9116 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 38.3MB

Downloadable file size: 891.2KB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: White LEDs .A light-emitting diode (LED) is based on a forward-biased heterojunction and emits narrow-band radiation whose wavelength is determined by the bandgap of the semiconductor material. White LEDs are typically based on blue LEDs (InGaN, indium gallium nitride) coated with doped YAG (yttrium aluminum garnet) crystals which act as a phosphor, down-converting part of the blue radiation to a broad spectrum centered in the yellow. The resulting spectral mix has appearance of white light to the human eye. The price point for high-power white LEDs is approaching consumer levels. They are beginning to be used for lighting and illumination applications (called solid-state lighting). Compared to conventional light bulbs, LEDs are much more efficient, durable, and have longer lifetime. Solid-state lighting is expected to eventually replace conventional incandescent and even fluorescent light bulbs. Photo Apr 2009.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: broadband, close up, closeup, cut out, cutout, diode, electrical, electronics, indium gallium nitride, ingan, led, light, light emitting diode, lighting, macro, optical, optics, photonics, physics, science, scientific, semiconductor, solid state, source, still life, technology, white, yag, yttrium aluminum garnet

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.