07821023 is referenced by 102 patents and cites 107 patents.

An LED component comprising an array of LED chips mounted on a planar surface of a submount with the LED chips capable of emitting light in response to an electrical signal. The LED chips comprise respective groups emitting at different colors of light, with each of the groups interconnected in a series circuit. A lens is included over the LED chips. Other embodiments can comprise thermal spreading structures included integral to the submount and arranged to dissipate heat from the LED chips.

Title
Solid state lighting component
Application Number
12/154691
Publication Number
7821023 (B2)
Application Date
May 23, 2008
Publication Date
October 26, 2010
Inventor
Gerald Negley
Durham
NC, US
Eric Tarsa
Goleta
CA, US
James Ibbetson
Santa Barbara
CA, US
Bernd Keller
Santa Barbara
CA, US
Thomas Yuan
Ventura
CA, US
Agent
Koppel Patrick Heybl & Dawson
Assignee
Cree
CA, US
IPC
H01L 33/00
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