Basics of Heat Transfer

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors is an industry leader in LED education and offers LED training through its popular LED Fundamentals series, a primer on LEDs for lighting applications and LED system design.  The LED Fundamentals series was developed with specific focus the engineering disciplines of thermal, optical and electrical management.   This month, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors is highlighting thermal management.  Basics of Heat Transfer looks at the different modes of heat transfer in an LED system, thermal conductivity of typical materials used in LED system design, and the various thermal resistances involved in an LED system.