7 September 2016 Evaluation of OLED and edge-lit LED lighting panels
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Solid-state lighting (SSL) offers a new technology platform for lighting designers and end-users to illuminate spaces with low energy demand. Two types of SSL sources include organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) and light-emitting diodes (LEDs). OLED is an area light source, and its primary competing technology is the edge-lit LED panel. Generally, both of these technologies are considered similar in shape and appearance, but there is little understanding of how people perceive discomfort glare from large area light sources. The objective of this study was to evaluate discomfort glare for the two lighting technologies under similar operating conditions by gathering observers’ reactions. The human factors study results showed no statistically significant difference in human response to discomfort glare between OLED and edge-lit LED panels when the two light sources produced the same lighting stimulus. This means both technologies appeared equally glary beyond a certain luminance.
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Xi Mou, Nadarajah Narendran, Yiting Zhu, Jean Paul Freyssinier, "Evaluation of OLED and edge-lit LED lighting panels", Proc. SPIE 9954, Fifteenth International Conference on Solid State Lighting and LED-based Illumination Systems, 995403 (7 September 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2240465; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2240465


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