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Avago Introduces 1-Watt
Cool White High-Power LED

Avago Technologies Press Release FlashlightNews.org - 4/10/2008

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New Moonstone Low-Profile Power LED offers improved lumens per watt efficiency and high flux output of up to 95 lumens


Avago Technologies Moonstone™ LEDs

Avago Technologies Moonstone™ LEDs

FRANKFURT, Germany - Avago Technologies today announced its first 1-Watt cool white Moonstone™ power LED emitter for use in a variety of street lamps, portable, task, backlighting, and decorative lighting applications. Avago’s ASMT-MW09 LED features a low profile design and delivers high flux output of up to 95 lumens (lm) at 350mA drive current. Moreover, this new cool white power LED from Avago will enable lighting application designers to achieve greater lumens output without sacrificing lumens per Watt efficiency by using higher drive currents. Avago is a leading supplier of analog interface components for communications, industrial and consumer applications.

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Available in one of the industry’s thinnest packages, Avago’s ASMT-MW09 is an energy efficient LED emitter that’s encapsulated in a heat and UV resistant silicone compound for high reliability and long life. This competitively priced Moonstone cool white LED emitter provides designers of solid-state lighting applications with a wide viewing angle radiation pattern, superior heat dissipation. Moreover, this new cool white LED is ideal for use in lighting applications where height is a constraint. Typical applications include architectural façade lighting, track lights, spot lights and street lamps.

Residential lighting, as well as portable and street light applications require LED packages capable of emitting high light output. As a result, lighting equipment manufacturers are constantly in need of brighter, more reliable high power LED packages. Avago’s ASMT-MW09 LED offers high reliability and is available in color temperatures ranging from 4,000K to 10,000K to meet these lighting needs.

Avago’s ASMT-MW09 is a high performance energy efficient device which can handle high thermal and high drive current. With an exposed pad design on the back of the package, it has low thermal resistance and is able to efficiently transfer heat from the package to the motherboard to maintain long term reliability. Moreover, the ASMT-MW09 is compatible with standard SMT reflow soldering processes to provide lighting designers with more freedom and flexibility in designing their applications.

In addition to its slim profile, high-brightness, and long life Avago’s ASMT-MW09 series of 1W LEDs provide a significant advantage in the production environment: They can be easily soldered using conventional surface mount techniques to minimize production costs.

Features

  • 120-degree viewing angle
  • Long operating life
  • Energy efficient
  • High reliability package due to enhanced silicone resin material
  • Exposed pad for excellent heat transfer
  • Suitable for reflow soldering processes
  • Low thermal resistance
  • Moisture sensitivity: MSL 4
  • Pb-Free and RoHS compliant
  • ESD >16KV

U.S. Pricing and Availability

Avago’s ASMT-MW09 LEDs are priced at $2.90 each in 1,000 piece quantities. Samples and production quantities are available now through Avago’s direct sales channel and worldwide distribution partners.

Avago High-Brightness LED and Display Backlighting Solutions

Avago Technologies is one of the largest producers of visible LEDs in the world and ships billions of products annually. Known for its LEDs’ performance, efficiency and reliability, Avago offers an extensive portfolio of products at globally competitive prices. From a discrete LEDs supplier, Avago has emerged to offer total solutions for illumination and lighting applications. Key products include high brightness and high power LEDs, PLCC surface-mount LEDs, color sensors, and display backlighting module solutions. These LEDs and display modules address a wide range of markets, including electronic signs and signals, automotive, solid state lighting and LCD display backlighting. More information is available at www.avagotech.com/led and www.avagotechlighting.com.

About Avago Technologies

Avago Technologies is a leading supplier of analog interface components for communications, industrial and consumer applications. By leveraging its core competencies in III-V compound and silicon semiconductor design and processing, the company produces highly efficient, high-quality products. With a global employee presence, Avago provides an extensive range of analog, mixed-signal and optoelectronic components and subsystems to more than 40,000 customers. Backed by strong customer service support, the company's products serve four diverse end markets: industrial and automotive, wired infrastructure, wireless communications, and computer peripherals. Avago’s heritage of technical innovation dates back 40 years to its Hewlett-Packard roots. Information about Avago is available on the Web at www.avagotech.com.