Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Personal tools

The Global
Information Hub for
Lighting Technologies
and Design

Sections
Home > Components & Tools > Electronics & Smart Controls > dilitronics GmbH, High-tech Startup from Jena Fixes Drawbacks of LEDs
Products, Materials + Tools | Jul 31, 2008

dilitronics GmbH, High-tech Startup from Jena Fixes Drawbacks of LEDs

Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) are considered to be the lightsource of the future. Under the keword of energy efficiency they allow energy saving yet powerful lighting. However, for their operation they request for special driver circuits.

Conventional LED drivers control only groups of LEDs in order not to consume too much electrical energy. Moreover, the control of temperature-, aging- and production-related fluctuations in light flux is not possible using these conventional drivers. So far, these inhomogeneities, which occur inevitably in each LED, can only be partially eliminated by binning the lightsources.  "For many future applications of High-Brightness LEDs, such as pocket-projectors or TFT backlighting, conventional LED drivers deliver insufficient precision.", said Gerrit Wächter, inventor of the controLED-technology and CTO of dilitronics GmbH.

For the first time the dilitronics controLED-technology allows the precise, parallel and individual control of up to 64 High-Brightness LEDs with only one driver. With an overall efficiency of up to 95%, now it is possible to operate the light sources extremely energy efficient. Stephan Schulz, CEO of dilitronics GmbH, explains: "This technology allows entirely new applications: The spectrum ranges from architectural lighting to projection and metrology applications up to headlights for the automotive industry. In general, all battery- or solar-driven applications are pushed forward by this technology."

Dr. Olmes, investment manager of the High-Tech Gründerfonds is enthusiastic: "Together we will now roll out this technology to international markets. The goal for the next year is to completely integrate the technology in only one single microchip. Then, the market for consumer products will be taken by storm."

About dilitronics GmbH:
As a development partner and OEM supplier dilitronics GmbH offers innovative solutions based on high-brightness Light Emitting Diodes. The increasing performance of those light sources in combination with dilitronic's unique control technology enables innovative products. These include, for example, microprojectors with a high contrast picture, or background lights for TFT displays, which significantly increase the battery life time of mobile applications by their extremely low power consumption. In the business areas of projection, general lighting and sensors, those products are jointly developed with the customer.
For additional informationplease visit  www.dilitronics.com or email to office@dilitronics.de.
FEATURED

NICHIA LED Technology Presented at LICHTWOCHE München

NICHIA LED Technology Presented at LICHTWOCHE München LED manufacturer NICHIA, a specialist in highly efficient lighting, Human Centric Lighting and the imitation of natural light, will participate in the Munich Lichtwoche 2021 from 5 to 12 November with a light installation, two presentations and a discussion on the topic of UV-C. The light ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

deLIGHTed Talks: Good Light – Good Life in Wintertime, November 3, 2021

deLIGHTed Talks: Good Light – Good Life in Wintertime,  November 3, 2021 The Good Light Group, together with the Society for Light Treatment and Biological Rhythms (SLTBR), the Daylight Academy (DLA), the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD), and Luger Research (LR), are organizing and presenting the “Good Light – Good Life” lectures. The webinar ... Read more »

page_peel