News tagged with incandescent light bulb

Conquering LED efficiency droop

WASHINGTON, April 30--Like a coffee enthusiast who struggles to get a buzz from that third cup of morning joe, light-emitting diodes (LEDs) seem to reach a point where more electricity no longer imparts the ...

Apr 30, 2012 5 / 5 (10) 0 | with audio podcast

Developing sustainable power

The invention of a long-lasting incandescent light bulb in the 19th century spurred on the second wave of the industrial revolution, illuminating homes, extending leisure time and bringing us to the point today where many ...

Feb 28, 2012 not rated yet 0

GOP wins battle of the bulb

Congress has dodged a government shutdown, agreeing to a $1 trillion spending bill that features a variety of rare compromises. Both Democrats and Republicans won some concessions, and it's too early to say who came out on ...

Dec 26, 2011 4.8 / 5 (5) 58

Researchers create a smaller, flexible LED

University of Miami professor at the College of Engineering, Jizhou Song, has helped design an light-emitting diode (LED) light that uses an array of LEDs 100 times smaller than conventional LEDs. The new device has flexibility, ...

Jun 20, 2011 4.8 / 5 (8) 0 | with audio podcast