Introduction.- Solid State Physics Fundamentals of LED thermal Behavior.- Basics of Thermal Design for LEDs.- Thermal Testing of LEDs.- Laboratory Measurement of Optical Properties of LEDs.- Standardization of LED thermal Characterization.- Advances in Active and Passive Cooling of LED-Based Systems.- Advances in TIMS for LED Applications.- Fundamentals for an Optimal Choice of Heat Sinks for LED Applications.- Considerations for an Optimal Choice of Heat Sinks for LED Applications.- Testing Issues in LED Manufacturing.- Thermal Management of Sophisticated LED Solutions.- Thermal Challenges in LED-Driven Display Technologies: the Early Days.- Thermal Challenges in LED-Driven Display Technologies: State-of-the-Art.- LEDs in Harsh Environments.- Future Directions in LED Applications.
Thermal Management for LED Applications provides state-of-the-art information on recent developments in thermal management as it relates to LEDs and LED-based systems and their applications. Coverage begins with an overview of the basics of thermal management including thermal design for LEDs, thermal characterization and testing of LEDs, and issues related to failure mechanisms and reliability and performance in harsh environments. Advances and recent developments in thermal management round out the book with discussions on advances in TIMs (thermal interface materials) for LED applications, advances in forced convection cooling of LEDs, and advances in heat sinks for LED assemblies.
Presents a comprehensive overview of the basics of thermal management as it relates to LEDs and LED-based systems
Discusses both design and thermal management considerations when manufacturing LEDs and LED-based systems
Covers reliability and performance of LEDs in harsh environments
Has a hands-on applications approach that looks at the importance of thermal management of LEDs in the automotive and aerospace fields