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Case Study: White light source for Medical Endoscopy

Our customer needed to replace their 180 W Xenon light source with a sustainable LED solution.

Customer Requirements

LED light engine for integration into endoscopic light source

  • White light LED-Module for integration into endoscopic vision system
  • Power output comparable to a 180 W Xenon light source
  • Color Rendering Index (CRI) > 90
  • Connector for 5 mm fused fiber light guides
  • Interface with control unit of the endoscopic imaging system
  • Easy maintainability
  • Support with regulatory compliance according to EU MDR 2017/745
  • Prototyping and series production
  • Long-term availability

Photonic Services

  • Risk assessment and management according to ISO 14971
  • Design of optical path from LED to light guide
  • Design of driver electronics
  • Co-Engineering of modular interface for driver board
  • Casing design for easy maintenance and simple accessibility
  • Regulatory guidance
  • Technical documentation according to ISO 13485
  • Supplier qualification
  • Prototyping and production transfer
  • Quality control and calibration of each LED light engine

Technical Solution

  • 1,000 lm @fused fiber exit (diam. 5mm x 1,000mm length)
  • CRI > 92
  • Quiet and effective cooling
  • Long-term available electronics