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Tsmc | Date: 2014-06-18
The present disclosure provides one embodiment of an illumination structure. The illumination structure includes a substrate. A light-emitting diode (LED) is disposed over the substrate. A first lens is disposed over the LED. A second lens is disposed over the first lens. The first lens and the second lens are configured to refract light that is emitted by the LED backward.
Tsmc | Date: 2015-04-14
An apparatus for forming a solar cell includes a housing defining a vacuum chamber, a rotatable substrate support, at least one inner heater and at least one outer heater. The substrate support is inside the vacuum chamber configured to hold a substrate. The at least one inner heater is between a center of the vacuum chamber and the substrate support, and is configured to heat a back surface of a substrate on the substrate support. The at least one outer heater is between an outer surface of the vacuum chamber and the substrate support, and is configured to heat a front surface of a substrate on the substrate support.
Tsmc | Date: 2015-01-23
An apparatus includes a wafer with a number of openings therein. For each opening, an LED device is coupled to a conductive carrier and the wafer in a manner so that each of the coupled LED device and a portion of the conductive carrier at least partially fill the opening. A method of fabricating an LED device includes forming a number of openings in a wafer. The method also includes coupling light-emitting diode (LED) devices to conductive carriers. The LED devices with conductive carriers at least partially fill each of the openings.
Tsmc | Date: 2015-01-16
The present disclosure involves a lighting apparatus. The lighting apparatus includes a photonic device that generates light. The lighting apparatus includes a printed circuit board (PCB) on which the photonic device is located. The lighting apparatus includes a diffuser cap having a curved profile covering the PCB and the photonic device. The diffuser cap has a textured surface for scattering light generated by the photonic device. The lighting apparatus includes a thermally conductive cup that surrounds the diffuser cap and thermal conductively coupled to the PCB. The cup has a reflective inner surface that reflects light transmitting through the diffuser cap. The lighting apparatus includes a heat dissipation structure for dissipating heat generated by the photonic device. The heat dissipation structure is thermally coupled to the cup.
Tsmc | Date: 2015-02-25
The present disclosure involves an apparatus. The apparatus includes a substrate having a front side a back side opposite the front side. The substrate includes a plurality of openings formed from the back side of the substrate. The openings collectively define a pattern on the back side of the substrate from a planar view. In some embodiments, the substrate is a silicon substrate or a silicon carbide substrate. Portions of the silicon substrate vertically aligned with the openings have vertical dimensions that vary from about 100 microns to about 300 microns. A III-V group compound layer is formed over the front side of the silicon substrate. The III-V group compound layer is a component of one of: a light-emitting diode (LED), a laser diode (LD), and a high-electron mobility transistor (HEMT).