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Power Supplies for LED Driving, 2nd Edition by Steve Winder

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Chapter 2

Characteristics of LEDs

Abstract

This chapter describes the physics of light-emitting diodes (LEDs). More information is given on lighting applications that can benefit from using LEDs and how the physics of the LEDs affects the power supply that drives them. Some information about human eye and brain behavior is given in this chapter, to explain applications, such as mood lighting that interact with this behavior.

Keywords

lighting
applications
light-emitting diode
LED
dimming
color
automotive
photons
mood lighting
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