LED Lighting Revolution

מק"ט: #5243 | משך קורס: 8 שעות אק'

The course gives participants:

  • Overview of LEDs applications: display & mobile phone backlighting, digital camera flash, LED video display, automotive dashboard & decorative lighting, outdoor Illumination etc.
  • Understanding of main LEDs characteristics
  • Overview of novel market trends in the field of high-intensity LEDs
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על המרצה

Daniel Grodensky received the B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from Tel-Aviv University in 2000, and the M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel, in 2006. Since 2009, he has been working toward the Ph.D. degree in Engineering at Bar-Ilan University, Israel. Daniel has number of publication in scientific journals relating to ultra-wideband noise radars, laser ranging methods based on incoherent pulse compression, and RF photonics. Over 12 years of development and hands-on experience in optical communication industry, have worked for several telecommunication industry leaders in charge of managing and leading the design effort of companies latest and most advanced products. A vast expertise in all areas of circuit and high speed board design, as well as a familiarity with many different industries, such as: optical networks, datacom, telecommunication, consumer electronics, and wireless communication. Daniel is now with the Arrow Israel, where he serves as a senior application engineer and is responsible for high-end analog, electro-optical, and high power RF product lines.


  • Read vendor specifications
  • Understand units of measure and main LEDs characteristics
  • Define strategy and needed components for lighting design
  • Choose a right LED driver topology
  • Understand the broad range of lighting applications
  • Choose a right system approach from the cost, efficacy and solution dimension perspectives

קהל יעד

  • Hardware engineers, system engineers, project managers, technicians, students

תנאי קדם

  • Basic knowledge in the field of lighting theory
  • 2-3 years of experience in the field of electronic engineering


Part 1 (0.5 day): Lighting and LEDs system characterization parameters

  • Luminous intensity, radiation pattern, chromaticity and brightness
  • Efficacy
  • Operation current, forward voltage and dynamic resistance
  • Luminous flux binning and color binning
  • Color point stability
  • Packaging
  • Reliability, lifetime, heat dissipation and power consumption


Part 2 (0.5 day): LED design architect & simulation tools. Complete LED driver circuit design

  • Visualizing of the designer choice from cost, efficacy and solution footprint perspectives
  • Heatsink choosing
  • LED dimming
  • Choosing of LED arrays topology: parallel or serial
  • LED driver topology selection: buck, boost or buck-boost
  • System simulation and optimization
  • System summary: Bill of Material, operating values, charts and electrical schematics