Lighting experts push for LED quality standard
(Phys.org)—It is not enough to be energy efficient; LED lighting also must be consistently high quality and reliable to win over consumers.
Kickstarter project team claims its LED bulb world's most efficient
New material for warm-white LEDs invented
Light emitting diodes, more commonly called LEDs, are known for their energy efficiency and durability, but the bluish, cold light of current white LEDs has precluded their widespread use for indoor lighting.
'Sensorless sensing' technology enables accurate correction of temperature effects on LED performance
When comparing LEDs to incandescent light bulbs, there is a noticeable difference in light quality: LED lamps when dimmed are perceived to be "colder" than incandescents. At CES 2013 this week, NXP Semiconductors ...
Tech review: Last-minute gifts for techies
It seems every company in the world is rolling out new or improved gadgets for the holiday shopping season. Here are some of the better items we've tested.
Duo create GravityLight: Lamp that runs off of gravity (w/ video)
Copper, gold and tin for efficient chips
With gold, copper or tin and special galvanizing processes, scientists are improving the function of semi-conductors and making the manufacture of microelectronic systems a child's play. Especially the LED ...
Empire State Building surprises NY with new lights
(AP)—Earlier this week, a switch was flipped at the Empire State Building, turning on its dancing new LED lights. They burst from the skyscraper, synchronized with R&B star Alicia Keys singing "Empire State ...
LED replacements hit stores empty of 100W bulbs
(AP)—The first LED bulbs that are about the same size and brightness as regular 100-watt bulbs are reaching stores. They provide an alternative to compact fluorescents after the federal government banned the production ...
Li-Fi: Edinburgh prof seeds LEDs for communication
New LED packaging technology improves performance
New instrument that measures LED intensity could help cities with traffic light maintenance
(Phys.org)—In many of the nation's traffic lights, light-emitting diodes or LEDs with their brighter light and longer life have replaced standard bulbs. But knowing when to replace the signal heads has remained a guessing ...
LG Chem cable batteries may reshape mobile designs
'Spintronic' LED invented: New technology promises brighter TV, computer displays
University of Utah physicists invented a new "spintronic" organic light-emitting diode or OLED that promises to be brighter, cheaper and more environmentally friendly than the kinds of LEDs now used in television ...