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LED claimed to be the world's brightest

25 July 2007 Opto-Electronics

Seoul Semiconductor recently launched a new LED product which it claims is the brightest in the world, designated the P4. This LED emits 240 lm at 1 A and features what the manufacturer says is the industry's highest luminous efficiency (100 lm/W @ 350 mA at the maximum) with only a single die, making it a brighter and more cost-effective light source compared to conventional 70 lm/W fluorescent and 15 lm/W incandescent lighting options.

The P4 is designed for operation in a wide variety of lighting applications and industries including street lights, decorative and architectural lightings, and general illumination. Two variations are available, one with 80 lm @ 350 mA (typical) and the other with 100 lm @ 350 mA (typical).



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