What Is TM-30?

I love talking about color rendering. As some of the other people in my lab will attest: I frequently say it’s the most important, or at least most interesting, problems in color science. I started my trajectory towards color science very young in the theatre. I started out singing and dancing in a few shows, …

Method of Spectral Optimization to Discover the Underlying Pigments in a Selection of Color Filters

Several months ago, as part of a term project in my graduate program, I was looking for a challenging problem, in a “new” area that I previously haven’t really worked in. And I wanted the problem to be “optimizer friendly” because I wanted to learn about numerical optimization. I settled on trying to answer the …

LED Fixture Design – Why Lime LEDs?

A common trend in fixture design among LED lighting fixtures targeted at the entertainment lighting market is the inclusion of a lime LED. The lime LED is a blue pump phosphor converted LED which results in a broadband emission. This broadband characteristic is typically avoided by most LED buyers, who are interested in producing products …