What’s All this About Van Gogh and LEDs?

Via: Electronic Design

by Don Tuite 

There is a disconnect between recent claims that LED illumination is destroying great works of art and what the research behind the claims really involved.

Like van Gogh’s “Sunflowers”?

What if museum lighting were destroying them?  What if your invention had enabled the lights that were doing the damage?

Last week, I received a curious press release from Soraa, The GaN-on-GaN LED company founded by Shuji Nakamura, the guy who invented a way to make blue and UV LEDs, which is the reason we can have high brightness (HB) white LEDs.  (The part of the spectral gamut that produces HB white light comes from “yellow” phosphors on the inside surface of the LED package.)

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