Corona, Calif.-based Viribright Lighting, Inc., a subsidiary of Matrix Holdings Limited and a leader in LED lighting manufacturing, has been awarded a U.S. Patent (US 9,379,300) for the design of an LED chip welded in a flip-chip manner on a floating copper heat radiation support.

The Viribright LED packaging design reportedly generates more lumens per watt with better control of heat dissipation than previous LED manufacturing methods.

The newly awarded patent represents a breakthrough in the LED lighting market, according to Jim Hardaway, Vice President of Viribright. “In the crowded intellectual property space of the solid-state lighting industry, this patent cements our position as an innovator and leader in LED core technologies.”