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2008 Solid-State Lighting Workshop Materials

This page provides links to the presentations given at the Transformations in Lighting: The Fifth Annual Solid-State Lighting Workshop, held in Atlanta, GA, on January 29-31, 2008, as well as links to reference and handout materials. The following documents are available as Adobe Acrobat PDFs. Download Adobe Reader.

Workshop Report


Day 1

  • Opening Remarks (PDF 464 KB)
    James Brodrick, DOE

  • Market Perspective – Trends and Timing (PDF 1.6 MB)
    Vrinda Bhandarkar, Strategies Unlimited

Day 2

  • LED Cities – Investing in the Future (PDF 4.8 MB)
    David Konkle, City of Ann Arbor

  • New ENERGY STAR Criteria for SSL – Strategy and Timeline (PDF 766 KB)
    Richard Karney, U.S. Department of Energy

  • SSL Partnership – Next Generation Lighting Industry Alliance (PDF 484 KB)
    Ralph Tuttle, Next Generation Lighting Industry Alliance

  • DOE SSL Research & Development Program Update (PDF 740 KB)
    James Brodrick, U.S. Department of Energy

  • Setting New Benchmarks for LED Efficacy and Brightness (PDF 230 KB)
    James Ibbetson, Cree Inc.

  • Solving the "Green Gap" in LED Technology (PDF 2.7 MB)
    Christian Wetzel, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

  • Improving Epitaxial Growth for LEDs (PDF 1.6 MB)
    Daniel Koleske, Sandia National Laboratories

  • Increasing Efficiency and Stability for White OLEDs (PDF 494 KB)
    Brian D'Andrade, Universal Display Corporation

  • Extracting More Light from LEDs (PDF 1.6 MB)
    James Speck, University of California, Santa Barbara

  • Developing Molecular Dopants for Bright, Long-lived OLEDs (PDF 319 KB)
    Linda Sapochak, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

  • Creating an Integrated Solid-State LED Luminaire for General Lighting (PDF 1.1 MB)
    Kevin Dowling, Philips Solid-State Lighting Solutions

  • DOE Funding Opportunities – Preparing a Comprehensive Application (PDF 978 KB)
    Joel Chaddock, National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • Moving Targets – Updates to the DOE SSL R&D Multi-Year Program Plan (PDF 337 KB)
    Fred Welsh, Radcliffe Advisors

Day 3

  • What Architects and Lighting Designers Want from SSL (PDF 815 KB)
    Samantha LaFleur, AtelierTen

  • 2007 Lighting for Tomorrow SSL Competition and Winners (PDF 877 KB)
    Ruth Taylor, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

  • LR6 Downlight (PDF 1.1 MB)
    Gary Trott, LED Lighting Fixtures

  • Personal Lighting System (PLS) Desk Lamp and Undercabinet Fixtures (PDF 1.5 MB)
    Terry Clark, Finelite

  • Strata Outdoor Wall Lantern (PDF 1.5 MB)
    Jim Decker, Progress Lighting

  • DOE SSL Commercialization Support Update (PDF 436 KB)
    Marc Ledbetter, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

  • DOE GATEWAY Demonstrations – Oakland, Atlantic City, and Others (PDF 447 KB)
    My Ton, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

  • LEDs in Outdoor Lighting (PDF 1.4 MB)
    Eric Haugaard, Beta LED

  • DOE CALiPER Program – The Latest Test Reports and Analysis (PDF 995 KB)
    Mia Paget, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Reference Reports

  • 2008 DOE Solid-State Lighting R&D Project Portfolio (PDF 1.2 MB)
  • SSL R&D Multi-Year Program Plan – January 2008 Update, Section 4.0 Draft (PDF 559 KB)

Reference Handouts

  • Illuminating Ideas: Innovations in Solid-State Lighting (2008) (PDF 430 KB)
  • Guiding Technology Advances from Laboratory to Marketplace (PDF 249 KB)
  • Coordinated Efforts Provide Enabling Knowledge to Advance SSL Technology (PDF 197 KB)
  • Operational Plan for DOE SSL R&D (PDF 552 KB)
  • SSL Patents Submitted as a Result of DOE-Funded Projects (PDF 151 KB)
  • Guiding Market Introduction of High Efficiency, High Performance SSL Products (PDF 365 KB)
  • SSL Program Commercialization Support Pathway (PDF 365 KB)
  • CALiPER Program Supports Unbiased Testing, Promotes Consumer Confidence (PDF 595 KB)
  • ENERGY STAR® Criteria for Solid-State Lighting Products (PDF 345 KB)
  • Lighting for Tomorrow Competition Recognizes Innovative, Energy-Efficient Residential Lighting Design (PDF 611 KB)
  • Gateway Demonstrations Showcase LED Product Performance (PDF 590 KB)