News tagged with lamp

Energy saving lamp is eco-winner

In a new study, EMPA researchers have investigated the ecobalances of various household light sources. In doing so not only did they take into account energy consumption, but also the manufacture and disposal processes. They ...

dateOct 22, 2010 in Environment
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Lava lamps: 50 years old and still groovy

Call them '60s relics or hippy home accessories, lava lamps have been casting their dim but groovy light on interiors for half a century, having hit British shelves 50 years ago on Tuesday.

dateSep 02, 2013 in Other
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Lighting the way to the future

The highly inefficient incandescent light bulb is now a thing of the past, banned from European supermarket shelves in favour of more efficient lighting. The ban is part of the EU's strategy to reduce overall ...

dateSep 03, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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LEDs shine in bedding plant production study

Growers of annual bedding plant seedlings or plugs work to produce compact, fully rooted transplants with a large stem diameter and high root dry mass—qualities that make seedlings less susceptible to damage during shipping ...

dateJul 21, 2014 in Other
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Marvelous light from conductor paths

Organic light-emitting diodes are seen as the basis for a new generation of lamps: Large-area lamps that can be randomly shaped and fl exibly integrated into interior design. But the "illuminated glass" is ...

dateNov 02, 2010 in Optics & Photonics
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Powerful mini-LEDs for thin touchscreens

Osram Opto Semiconductors has developed an infrared light-emitting diode (IRED) for use in very thin optical touchscreens. Called the SFH 4053, the small new lamps are housed in a frame surrounding a display. ...

dateSep 16, 2011 in Semiconductors
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Vigilant windows

Is someone sneaking around in front of the window trying to break in? Windows and doors are now being sensitized to suspicious movements: they can detect whether and how quickly something is moving. If it ...

dateMar 17, 2009 in Engineering
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Osram LEDs for Mini Projectors

New, particularly high-performance light-emitting diodes (LEDs) from Osram make it possible to build mini projectors. These LEDs produce enough light to project images measuring over one meter in diagonal ...

dateMar 04, 2010 in Engineering
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