Products, Materials & Tools | Apr 10, 2008

Light+Building: Avago Technologies Announces New LED Products for General Lighting

Avago extends the 1-Watt (1W) high power Moonstone™ LED range by amber and red colors, adds a new series of thin plug-and-play high power cool white and warm white LED modules for use in architectural, backlighting, decorative, garden, and reading light applications, as well as 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 Amber and Red ASMT-Mx00 Moonstone™ LEDs:
Avago’s amber and red ASMT-Mx00 are energy efficient LED emitters that are encapsulated in a heat and UV resistant silicone compound for high reliability and long life. This competitively priced LED emitters provide designers of solid-state lighting applications with an easy-to-use power LED that has a wide viewing angle radiation pattern, and superior heat dissipation.  Avago is a leading supplier of analog interface components for communications, industrial and consumer applications.

The ASMT-Mx00 1W Moonstone power LED series has been designed to dissipate heat more efficiently to provide superior thermal management and consistent light output. The low-profile design (3.3 mm H) of the 1W LED package is ideal for a variety of lighting applications where height is a constraint. Moreover, the high brightness output of Avago’s ASMT-Mx00 LED series provide lighting designers with ease of assembly, and greater flexibility in designing the size, shape and appearance of lighting assemblies.

In addition to the combination of high brightness, long life and low profile height, Avago’s ASMT-Mx00 1W Power LED series also provides a significant advantage in the production environment: They can be easily soldered using conventional surface mount techniques to minimize production costs.

Avago’s ASMT-Mx00 series LEDs is capable of being driven to a high current of 350 mA to deliver up to 42 lumens output making this product an ideal for use in solid state lighting applications. Moreover, the ASMT-Mx00 series is compatible with IR soldering processes.

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
Pb-Free and RoHS compliant
ESD >8KV

U.S. Pricing and Availability
Avago’s ASMT-Mx00 Amber (ASMT-MA00) and Red (ASMT-MR00) LEDs are priced at $2.50 each for low quantities.  Samples and production quantities are available now through Avago’s direct sales channel and worldwide distribution partners.

 
Avago Moonstone™ LED-Module Series:
Avago’s ADJD-WMxx/YMxx Moonstone™ LED series features a light strip, ring and round modules to meet the diverse needs of lighting application designers.  Available in one of the industry’s thinnest packages these modules provide customers with many design options and ease of assembly.

The input power for Avago’s ADJD-WMxx/YMxx high power modules range from 1W to 15W and are capable of delivering up to 1140 lumens to provide exceptional lumens per Watt efficiency.  This new series of high power LED modules from Avago targets designers of lighting fixtures such as architectural facade lighting, task and reading lights, accent lighting and billboard backlighting. Other applications include safety, exit and emergency sign lighting, illumination in vending machines, refrigeration lighting, retail lighting and illumination for machine vision equipment.

LEDs are increasingly being used for solid state lighting applications. As a result, lighting equipment manufacturers are constantly in need of LED packages that are brighter, more robust and reliable.  Lighting designers, especially those who are converting from conventional light sources to LED-based solutions are always looking for high power LEDs that are competitively priced and easy to use – preferably with plug-and-play features.
 
Avago’s ADJD-WMxx/YMxx high power Moonstone LED modules also provide better lifetime robustness and reliability compared to conventional light sources.  They are mounted on a metal-core printed circuit board (PCB) to make thermal management easy.  Moreover, the wide radiation patterns provided by these LED modules are ideal for illuminating a wide area.

The LEDs used in Avago’s ADJD-WMxx/YMxx high power modules are encapsulated in a heat and UV resistant silicone compound for high reliability and long life.  These competitively priced cool white and warm white high power LED modules provide designers of solid-state lighting applications with a wide viewing angle and superior heat dissipation.  The number of LEDs that can be mounted on to the metal core PCB of the ADJD-WMxx/YMxx modules range from 1 to 12 LEDs to meet the different lighting output requirement of designers.

Avago’s ADJD-WMxx/YMxx high power LED modules series come with two options of white – cool white (color temperature of 4,000K to 10,000K) and warm white (color temperatures of 2,600K to 4,000K).

Features:

Plug-and-play assembly for ease of installation
High light output up to 1140lm with cool white
Low profile height
Smooth wide radiation pattern
Integrated metal heat sink to simplify thermal management design for efficient heat dissipation
Long operating life
High reliability package due to enhanced silicone resin material
Low thermal resistance
Pb-Free and RoHS compliant

U.S. Pricing and Availability:

Avago’s ADJD-WMxx/YMxx LEDs are priced from $3.50 to $60 each for low quantities depending on the number of LEDs mounted onto the module.  Samples and production quantities are available now through Avago’s direct sales channel and worldwide distribution partners.

 
Avago ASMT-MW09 Cool White LED:
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.

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.
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