The patent's assignee for patent number 8618563 is
News editors obtained the following quote from the background information supplied by the inventors: "The present invention relates to a light emitting device and corresponding method of manufacturing a light emitting device.
"Nitride semiconductors are used in optical devices and high-power electronic devices because they exhibit a high thermal stability and a wide band gap. However, the light emitting efficiency of the Nitride semiconductor light emitting devices needs to be improved."
As a supplement to the background information on this patent, VerticalNews correspondents also obtained the inventors' summary information for this patent: "Accordingly, one object of the present invention is to provide a light emitting device having superior light extraction efficiency.
"Another object of the present invention is to provide a light emitting device in which a light emitting pattern is vertically adjustable and a method of manufacturing the same.
"To achieve these and other advantages and in accordance with the purpose of the present invention, as embodied and broadly described herein, the present invention provides in one aspect a light emitting device including a light emitting structure including a first conductive type semiconductor layer, an active layer, and a second conductive type semiconductor layer. Also included in the light emitting device is a first photonic crystal structure on the light emitting structure, a lower encapsulant on the first photonic crystal structure, and a second photonic crystal structure on the lower encapsulant.
"Further scope of applicability of the present invention will become apparent from the detailed description given hereinafter. However, it should be understood that the detailed description and specific examples, while indicating preferred embodiments of the invention, are given by illustration only, since various changes and modifications within the spirit and scope of the invention will become apparent to those skilled in the art from this detailed description."
For additional information on this patent, see: Kim, Sun Kyung; Song,
Keywords for this news article include: Electronics, Semiconductor,
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