... when the color of the laser does not matter, why should different kinds oft white not be possible?
Its just where white led were some 10-15 years ago.
Better production methods, more demand from us customers, ... then
ampdude, do you have a specific application or is it an (admirable) desire to explore another fascinating facet of portable illumination? I have explored warmer throwers and found a 'sweet spot' closer to 5000K to be preferred. What are your (and other members?) thoughts.