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05/17/2017 Press Release: INSTRUMENT SYSTEMS HANDBOOK OF LED AND SSL METROLOGY

Konica Minolta Sensing Singapore Pte Ltd is pleased to announce the availability of “Handbook of LED and SSL Metrology” published by Instrument Systems GmbH (IS), a consolidated subsidiary of Konica Minolta Optics, Inc. (KMOP).

This comprehensive technical handbook by Dr. Günther Leschhorn (Head of Product Management, Instrument Systems) and Dr. Richard Young (former Chief Scientist and current external consultant for Instrument Systems) covers not only the basics of Light-Emitting Diode (LED) and Solid-State Lighting (SSL) metrology, it also provides useful reference work for experienced specialists.

As an introduction, basic terms and definitions in photometry, radiometry and colorimetry are described. Next, the handbook explains the definitions of quantities and details such as the physical properties specific to LEDs and SSL. The later section not only describe test setups and methodology for accurate measurements, it also explains the possible sources of error arising from the interactions between LEDs and measuring instruments. The handbook concludes with the unique requirements of LED testing in a production environment.

Arno Grabher-Meyer, Editor-in-Chief of LED Professional Magazine said: “the handbook stay abreast of changes due to the introduction of LEDs. It explains, in a coherent way, all one needs to know about metrology in general as well as the specifics of SSL metrology. In short, it is a book every lighting specialist dealing with measurement should have on his or her bookshelf.”

About Instrument Systems GmbH

Founded in 1986, Instrument Systems is one of the world´s leading manufacturers of high-precision array and scanning spectrometers as well as complex light measurement systems. Instruments Systems has been establishing global standards for spectroradiometric measurement in the LED industry. It is involved in standardization committees and associations such as DIN and CIE, and cooperates with many leading metrological institutes. Since 2012, Instrument Systems has been a member of the Konica Minolta group. More information can be found at https://www.instrumentsystems.com/

About Konica Minolta Sensing Singapore Pte Ltd

Konica Minolta Sensing Singapore Pte Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Konica Minolta Inc, is leading provider of industrial color and light measurement solutions. Konica Minolta Sensing Singapore serves the industry in more than 14 countries in the Asia-Pacific region with qualified Distributors. Derived from our state-of-the-art optical and image processing technologies, Konica Minolta Sensing help improve quality control and support R&D in a wide variety of industries such as automotive, coatings, plastic, construction materials, food, chemicals and pharmaceutics. More information can be found at http://sensing.konicaminolta.asia/

Ng Wei Hua

Konica Minolta Sensing Singapore Pte Ltd

+65 6563 5533

weihua.ng@konicaminolta.sg

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