Osram: Efficiency of LED-BLUs to approach that of CCFL starting in 2007

Osram anticipates the growing adoption of LEDs as a blacklight unit (BLU) light source due to an anticipated increase in LED efficiency, according to Ludwig Ploetz, application engineering manager (OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH) at Osram, on a 25 May 2006 Taiwan FPD International Conference event.Ploetz expects the efficiency of LED-based BLUs to approach that of cold cathode fluorescent lamp- (CCFL-) BLUs starting in 2007.

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