Light control technique could lead to tunable lighting and displays
LG to sell 55-inch TV using new ultra-thin tech
(AP) -- For flat-panel TVs, the choice for years has been between plasma and LCD. In the coming year, there'll be another choice, at least for those prepared to spend big.
Cotton computing goes live at Cornell textiles lab
55": LG announces world's largest OLED TV panel
LG Display announced that it has developed the world's largest 55-inch OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diodes) TV panel. The 55-inch panel is a significant step forward in the popularization of OLED TVs and demonstrates ...
New technique makes it easier to etch semiconductors
Creating semiconductor structures for high-end optoelectronic devices just got easier, thanks to University of Illinois researchers.
Bright future for gaN nanowires
The gallium nitride nanowires grown by PML scientists may only be a few tenths of a micrometer in diameter, but they promise a very wide range of applications, from new light-emitting diodes and diode lasers ...
Patent application for innovative film - possible Indium Tin Oxide replacement
Jude Iroh, professor of materials science and engineering at the University of Cincinnati holds several patents dating to his days as a graduate student. Another may soon be on the way.
Unique bipolar compounds enhance functionality of organic electronics
Researchers often work with a narrow range of compounds when making organic electronics, such as solar panels, light emitting diodes and transistors. Professor Tim Bender and Ph.D. Candidate Graham Morse of University of ...
'Low tech' light in neutron beam illuminates photosynthesis in bacteria
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the Bio-SANS instrument at the High Flux Isotope Reactor are getting a leg up in their research from an ingenious "low tech" lighting tool that can be fixed to their samples ...
Taiwan saves electricity with new traffic lights
Authorities in Taiwan said Wednesday they had changed more than 690,000 traffic lights throught the island in a project that will save enough electricity to power more than 60,000 homes.
Panasonic turns on OLED lighting roadmap, announces record efficiency
Manufacturing method paves way for commercially viable quantum dot-based LEDs
University of Florida researchers may help resolve the public debate over America's future light source of choice: Edison's incandescent bulb or the more energy efficient compact fluorescent lamp. It could be neither.
UCLA engineers create fully stretchable OLED
Samsung LED seeks US import ban on Osram products
(AP) -- A Samsung unit is raising the ante in a patent dispute with a German rival over energy-saving LED lighting amid intensifying legal disputes among global companies jockeying for supremacy in key consumer technologies.