A monolithic white light emitting diode using a (Ga,In)N/GaN multiple quantum well (MQW) light converter is demonstrated. Blue photons emitted under electrical injection by (Ga,In)N/GaN QWs located inside a GaN p-n junction are partly absorbed by another (Ga,In)N/GaN MQW situated outside the junction which emits yellow-green light. The combination of the blue and yellow-green components results in white light emission.

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