Patent Number: 7,786,493

Title: Light emitting diode, method for manufacturing light emitting diode, integrated light emitting diode, method for manufacturing integrated light emitting diode, light emitting diode backlight, light emitting diode illumination device, light emitting diode display, electronic apparatus, electronic device, and method for manufacturing electronic device

Abstract: Disclosed herein is a light emitting diode includes: a first semiconductor layer of a first conductivity type; an active layer on the first semiconductor layer; a second semiconductor layer of a second conductivity type on the active layer; a first electrode configured to be electrically coupled to the first semiconductor layer; and a second electrode configured to be provided on the second semiconductor layer and be electrically coupled to the second semiconductor layer, the second electrode including a first metal film that has a predetermined shape and is composed mainly of silver and a second metal film that covers the first metal film and is composed mainly of palladium and/or platinum.

Inventors: Watanabe; Yoshiaki (Kanagawa, JP), Hino; Tomonori (Kanagawa, JP)

Assignee: Sony Corporation

International Classification: H01L 29/18 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018