Accurately Measuring LED Device Performance – Is There Such a Thing?

LED testing and thermal issues Unfortunately, no, there isn’t a reliable way to measure LED light performance right now. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently tested 118 identical lamps in laboratories around the globe using their Measurement Assurance Program. The results showed an undesirable difference of 4% in luminous flux measurements even…

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Henkel and LED: A Bright Idea

With incandescent lighting going the way of VHS and cassette tapes, LED is becoming the de facto source of illumination. With its ability to produce more lumens at lower temperatures for longer, it’s no wonder Henkel is positioning itself as a pioneer and a leader within the light emitting diode industry. Writing for Henkel, Brian…

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Being “PC” is Helping the LED Market See the Light

When one reads or hears the term “PC,” one probably visualizes images of negative comments or monikers that have long since lost favor in polite society. But in the LED world, “PC” stands for “polycarbonate” and while it has nothing to do with manners, it’s helping the LED market become a kinder place for consumers…

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