Patent Number: 8,716,848

Title: LED device with conductive wings and tabs

Abstract: Apparatus for increased heat dissipation from a light-emitting diode (LED) die are provided. The apparatus may include a metal member thermally and electrically coupled to the LED die and having one or more wings for heat transfer away from the LED die and/or increased mechanical strength of the metal member. The wings may be flat, sloped, or tiered. For some embodiments, the wings may have holes in them in an effort to increase the structural integrity when combined with a housing, which made be composed of plastic or resin.

Inventors: Yen; Jui-Kang (Taipei, TW), Chen; Yung-Wei (Taichung, TW)

Assignee: SemiLEDS Optoelectronics Co., Ltd.

International Classification: H01L 23/495 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018