Samsung commits to LED screens, will spin off LCD unit
Samsung Electronics Co. is spinning off its LCD display manufacturing business and merging with its smaller LED display unit in a move that reveals the company's vision of the future of televisions and mobile screens.
Researchers combine mobile phone technology and microscopy
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed an optical accessory that turns an ordinary camera phone into a high-resolution microscope. The device is accurate to one hundredth of a millimetre. Among those who will ...
Soraa LED light may dim 50-watt halogen rivals
All set and ready to glow
A new technique that paves the way for manufacturing affordable LED light bulbs is to be exploited in the UK, in a deal that researchers say could have a dramatic impact on carbon emissions.
LED lights point shoppers in the right direction
Looking for an item in a large department store or mall can be like searching for a needle in a haystack, but that could change thanks to a hybrid location-identification system that uses radio frequency transmitters and ...
Philips develops efficient solar powered LED street lighting
Philips has developed what is said to be the world’s most efficient and cost effective solar powered LED street lighting solution per km of road.
'Meating' a solution: Research finds that LED lights extend meat shelf life, save retailers money
A switch to LED lights in refrigeration units could save the retail meat industry millions of dollars each year, according to research from Kansas State University.
Sony's next-generation 55-inch 'Crystal LED Display' prototype presented at CES
Sony announced that it has developed the next-generation self-emitting display, Crystal LED Display, and presents a Full HD, 55-inch prototype model at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics ...
Sky light sky bright - in the office
Working under the open sky it sounds enticing, but its seldom really a practical option. Now, a dynamic luminous ceiling brings the sky into office spaces by creating the effect of passing clouds. ...
Alternative LED lighting combats energy crisis
Alternative lighting is emerging as a potent method to combat the energy crisis. Light-emitting diode (LED) lighting technologies could provide an innovative way to save energy and make wasteful lighting obsolete.
Using nanophotonics to reshape on-chip computer data transmission
A team at Stanford's School of Engineering has demonstrated an ultrafast nanoscale light emitting diode (LED) that is orders of magnitude lower in power consumption than today's laser-based systems and able ...
Researchers roll out a new form of lighting
In this month's edition of Physics World, Paul Blom and Ton van Mol from the Holst Centre in Eindhoven describe a way of creating thin, flexible sheets of organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) using a cheap, newspaper-style "roll- ...
Zinc oxide microwires improve the performance of light-emitting diodes
Researchers have used zinc oxide microwires to significantly improve the efficiency at which gallium nitride light-emitting diodes (LED) convert electricity to ultraviolet light. The devices are believed to ...
High-quality white light produced by four-color laser source
(PhysOrg.com) -- The human eye is as comfortable with white light generated by diode lasers as with that produced by increasingly popular light-emitting diodes (LEDs), according to tests conceived at Sandia ...