News tagged with light emitters

Toward ultimate light efficiency on the cheap

( —Researchers at the University of Michigan have taken a major stride toward perfectly efficient lighting that is also relatively inexpensive and simple to make. The same material can also reveal the presence ...

dateJul 16, 2014 in General Physics
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Light from silicon nanocrystal LEDs

(—Silicon nanocrystals have a size of a few nanometers and possess a high luminous potential. Scientists of KIT and the University of Toronto/Canada have now succeeded in manufacturing silicon-based light-emitting ...

dateFeb 18, 2013 in Nanomaterials
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Chips that can steer light

If you want to create a moving light source, you have a few possibilities. One is to mount a light emitter in some kind of mechanical housing—the approach used in, say, theatrical spotlights, which stagehands swivel and ...

dateJan 09, 2013 in Optics & Photonics
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