We wish to thank the following individuals for their review of this report:

Peter J. Delfyett, University of Central Florida

Daniel Doxee, GELcore LLC

Dennis K. Killinger, University of South Florida

Nadarajah Narendran, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

William D. Nordhaus, Yale University

E. Fred Schubert, Boston University

Charles V. Shank, E. O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories

Although the reviewers listed above have provided many constructive comments and suggestions, they were not asked to endorse the content of the report, nor did they see the final draft before its release. The review of this report was overseen by Gerald Dinneen, who was responsible for making certain that an independent examination of this report was carried out in accordance with institutional procedures and that all review comments were carefully considered. Responsibility for the final content of this report rests entirely with the authoring committee and the institution.


The “Introduction” in Part I of this report presents an overview of the needs and opportunities in solid-state lighting as presented at the symposium. Part II summarizes the conference proceedings, setting out in some detail the views of the symposium participants.

The goal of the workshop was to advance our understanding of the new needs and opportunities arising in solid-state lighting technology and to ensure timely consideration of policies that might encourage the development this promising technology.

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