06685852 is referenced by 123 patents.

Phosphor blends are disclosed that are capable of absorbing electromagnetic radiation having wavelengths in the range from about 315 nm to about 480 nm. These blends are mixtures of phosphors selected from the group consisting of Sr

2

P

2

O

7

:Eu

2+

, Mn

2+

, (Ca,Sr,Ba)

5

(PO

4

)

3

(F,Cl,OH):Eu

2+

,Mn

2

+, 3.5 MgO.0.5MgF

2

.GeO

2

:Mn

4+

, Sr

4

Al

14

O

25

:Eu

2+

, (Sr,Ba,Ca)

5

(PO

4

)

3

(Cl,OH):Eu

2+

, (Ba,Ca,Sr)

2

MgAl

16

O

27

:Eu

2+

, and (Ba,Ca,Sr)

2

MgAl

16

O

27

:Eu

2+

,Mn

2+

. White light sources are obtained by applying a phosphor blend over at least one LED that is capable of emitting electromagnetic radiation in the above-noted wavelength range.

Title
Phosphor blends for generating white light from near-UV/blue light-emitting devices
Application Number
9/681549
Publication Number
6685852 (B2)
Application Date
April 27, 2001
Publication Date
February 3, 2004
Inventor
Daniel Darcy Doxsee
Sagamore Hills
OH, US
Holly Ann Comanzo
Niskayuna
NY, US
Alok Mani Srivastava
Niskayuna
NY, US
Anant Achyut Setlur
Niskayuna
NY, US
Agent
Patrick K Patnode
US
Toan P Vo
US
Assignee
General Electric Company
NY, US
IPC
H01L 33/00
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