Browse Publications Technical Papers 2008-01-0337
2008-04-14

Design Claims and Technical Solution Steps Generating the World First Full LED Headlamp 2008-01-0337

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In 2008 the first full LED (LED = Light Emitting Diode) headlamp will arrive to the worlds markets, providing all lighting functions with semiconductor based light emitting devices, LED.
The first Full LED headlamp differs in style and technology from other headlamps. Target was to find a face that fulfils the demands of the stylists and also gives the possibility to be assembled, to fulfill customer specs and legal requirements. Fulfilling this, the development showed various intermediate steps. As LED is still a evolving technology, mature and fixed technical solutions were and are not always existing. So technical solutions had to be developed under the constraints of new technology and regarding the existing mechanical and electrical environment in the car.

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