08240885 is referenced by 31 patents and cites 93 patents.

Embodiments of the invention provide thermal management systems for LED light fixtures. In one embodiment, an LED track light fixture includes a lighting assembly, a fixture housing mounted to the lighting assembly and having a plurality of apertures, and a mounting structure that affixes the fixture housing to a track. In this embodiment, the lighting assembly includes a heat sink, a reflector, at least one light emitting diode, and a synthetic jet actuator. In a second exemplary embodiment, a sealed, enclosed LED light fixture includes a lighting assembly, along with an enclosure and a fixture housing surrounding the lighting assembly. In this embodiment, the lighting assembly includes at least one light emitting diode, a thermoelectric cooler, and at least one heat sink. In some embodiments, a forced air cooling device may be located between the printed circuit board and the thermoelectric cooler.

Title
Thermal management of LED lighting systems
Application Number
12/621296
Publication Number
8240885 (B2)
Application Date
November 18, 2009
Publication Date
August 14, 2012
Inventor
Michael R Miller
Conyers
GA, US
Agent
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton
Assignee
ABL IP Holding
GA, US
IPC
F21V 29/00
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