Luminus Devices’ PhlatLight is based on technology developed by Alexei Erchak as part of his PhD research at MIT. Erchak is the founder and CTO of Luminus Devices.
From the company’s press release:
Luminus Devices, developer and manufacturer of ‘big-chip’ PhlatLight® LEDs, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently awarded the company its 50th patent. Having pioneered big-chip LED technology, Luminus has aggressively filed intellectual property (IP) for protection of big chip LED devices, packages and systems. In addition, the company has also been granted 13 non-U.S. issued patents in China, Korea and Taiwan that extend big-chip LED protection into those countries. read full press release