The ongoing revolution in the lighting industry with the obsolescence of the standard incandescent light bulb and the move to more energy efficient Compact Fluorescent, Halogen and LED lamps has led to a massive growth in the use of power semiconductors in lighting applications.
ST's long-term partnerships with the major lighting suppliers combined with our leadership discrete and integrated power devices enable us to offer high efficiency, low-cost, small solutions for all lighting applications.
These include industrial, residential, commercial, architectural and street lighting.
Here we present solutions for
- LED lamp driving
- High frequency ballast solutions for fluorescent lighting
- Electronic Halogen transformer for Halogen lighting
- Half-Bridge and Full-Bridge solutions for industrial HID lighting
- Light dimmer applications
ST offers a full range of components and evaluation boards for engineers working on lighting projects.
Key enabling products are:
- Industrial-Plus EEPROM
- High Voltage converters
- Switching regulators
- LED Driver ICs
- Ballast Control ICs
- Connectivity ICs
- Power factor correction ICs
- Power MOSFETS and IGBTs
- Thyristors and AC Switches
- Ultrafast and Schottky Rectifiers
- 8 and 32-bit Microcontrollers