Chapter 17

Applications

Abstract

A number of lighting applications, using light-emitting diodes (LEDs), are mentioned throughout the book. This chapter describes many of them in more detail, often with suggestions about the most suitable LED driver topology. This includes how LEDs are used in agriculture and how the color of the light affects plant growth. Light bulb and tube replacements are discussed, along with swimming pool and vehicle lights.

Keywords

power factor
light bulb replacements
tube lights
streetlights
theatre lighting
stage lighting
dimming
battery-powered lights
underwater lighting
automotive lighting
agriculture lighting

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