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Lumileds has an automotive four die LED in its headlights

Lumileds LUXEON Altilon.jpgLumileds has announced a four die LED for automotive headlights, writes our Technology Editor Steve Bush.

Based on the firm’s ‘thin film flip chip’ die and dubbed Altilon, Lumileds is claiming up to 850 lm and 60 million cd/m2 at 1A.

You can read a PDF on the LUXEON Altilon.

He writes:

It also claimed that this is the LED used by Audi for both high and low beam in its R8 car.

Colour temperature is 5,600K, the device is AEC-Q101C qualified, and there is also a two die version.

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Tags: 60 million, car colour, flip chip, low beam, technology editor

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