Osram is Expanding its Photonics Portfolio for Horticultural Applications

LDS Osram hort 400

Jan 17, 2020

The new generation of the Oslon Square Hyper Red with a wavelength of 660 nm is the flagship product in Osram Opto Semiconductors’ comprehensive Horticulture portfolio. In addition to the outstanding efficiency values, greenhouse operators benefit from a radiant flux of 1.030 mW at 73% WPE (wall-plug efficiency) and a photon flux of 5.7 µmol/s at an efficacy of 4.0 µmol/J at 700 mA. For applications with higher efficacy requirements, the LED provides 78% at a driving current of 350 mA and 80% at 250 mA with an efficiency of 4.6 µmol/J. Besides the best-in-class efficiency values, customers benefit from a long lifetime of over 100,000 hours even at high temperatures. The surface mountable component has a ceramic package that is completed by a robust silicone lens.

“Horticulture lighting is an absolute growth market, which we have been leading for many years by providing more and constantly improved products,” explains Yong Sheng Chew, Product Manager at Osram Opto Semiconductors. “The significantly improved efficiency values help our customers save energy. Thanks to the proven compact footprint of 3.0 mm x 3.0 mm, greenhouse owners can easily bring existing lighting systems up to date with the latest LED technology”.

Horticulture lighting technologies from Osram not only help produce fresh food in smaller spaces without the use of pesticides, they also make it easier for consumers in urban areas to obtain fresh and healthy food quickly.

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