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Philips Lumileds Simplifies Solid-State Lighting Design Projects with New Online Resources

May 08, 2008


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SAN JOSE, CA — Philips Lumileds today introduced new online tools that simplify the
development of general lighting and other solutions utilizing the company’s high-power
LUXEON LEDs. Available at, the new Design
Resources section of the company website includes optical, mechanical and electrical models for
LUXEON LEDs that can be downloaded and immediately used in designers’ software
applications to reduce development time, speed time to market, and deliver the best possible
solutions and products.
The new models join an already extensive set of resources available to the lighting design
community. “Providing resources that support the development of solid-state lighting solutions
is an ongoing effort that we are fully committed to,” said Rudi Hechfellner, Philips Lumileds
Applications Manager. The industry’s most extensive collection of reliability data and application
briefs along with the Usable Light Tool and QLED Thermal Design and Simulation Software
developed by Future Lighting Solutions are already available on the company’s web.
The model files available now for LUXEON Rebel and
LUXEON K2 include 100K, 500K and 5M raysets,
optical source models, footprint files, 3D-CAD files, PCB
layout tool library models to generate printed circuit
board layouts, and Spice models for electrical
simulations. The files are available in a variety of formats. The formats available today include,
ASCII, Zemax®, ASAP®, TracePro®, LucidShape, Light Tools ™, IGS, STP, DWG, DXF, OrCad®,
Eagle®, and Spice. Additional files types will be supported over time.
About Philips Lumileds
Philips Lumileds is the world's leading provider of power LEDs for everyday lighting applications.
The company's recent records for light output, efficacy and thermal management are direct
results of the ongoing commitment to advancing solid-state lighting technology and enabling
lighting solutions that are more environmentally friendly, help reduce CO2 emissions and reduce
the need for power plant expansion. Philips Lumileds' LUXEON LEDs are enabling never before
possible applications in the general lighting, automotive, digital imaging, display, and signage
markets. More information about the company's LUXEON® LED products and solid-state
lighting technologies can be found at
About Royal Philips Electronics
Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) is a global leader in
healthcare, lighting and consumer lifestyle, delivering people-centric, innovative products,
services and solutions through the brand promise of “sense and simplicity”. Headquartered in
the Netherlands, Philips employs approximately 134,200 employees in more than 60 countries
worldwide. With sales of USD 42 billion (E26 billion) in 2007, the company is a market leader in
medical diagnostic imaging and patient monitoring systems, energy efficient lighting solutions, as
well as lifestyle solutions for personal wellbeing. News from Philips is located at

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