Accuracy-Enhancement of Optical Simulation for a White LED Based on Phosphors

백색 LED 패키지용 형광체 광학 시뮬레이션 정확도에 관한 연구

  • Received : 2015.03.11
  • Accepted : 2015.04.16
  • Published : 2015.06.30


There has been a critical issue in optical simulation of phosphors in LEDs due to their light-reabsorption properties. To improve the accuracy of optical modeling for a white LED package, we utilized the spectrum data of the phosphor-dispersed encapsulant film instead of the phosphor powder. By measuring white LED packages with green and red phosphors, the maximum difference between simulation and experimental results of a color temperature, a color rendition index number and a color coordinate corresponds to ${\Delta}T=95K$, ${\Delta}Ra=1.7$ and ${\Delta}xy=0.007$, respectively. Based on those results, the proposed method can well explain the change of emission spectra of white LEDs with more than two phosphors which introduce the complex optical phenomena such as absorption, reabsorption, light emission, reflection and scattering, etc.


Optical Simulation;White LED Package;Phosphor


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