This paper proposes a design methodology for implementing a high efficiency and/or a low cost RGB backlight module in color sequential notebook computers' display. A RGB LED driver composed of an asynchronous 1.5MHz DC/DC boost converter with dual loop control is fabricated by TSMC 0.25 μm BCD 40V to generate 17V or 21V output voltage to turn on more than 6 series-red, 6 series-green, or series-blue LEDs at the same time for the notebooks' backlight. Besides, charge-recycling technique is used to restore extra energy at the output node when switching to different forwarding light emitting diodes (LEDs) and release the energy next time. The total power consumption of a 15.4' LCD panel of a notebook computer can be reduced from 5W to about 2-3 W.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Digest of Technical Papers - SID International Symposium|
|State||Published - 30 Oct 2008|
|Event||2008 SID International Symposium - Los Angeles, CA, United States|
Duration: 20 May 2008 → 21 May 2008