News tagged with light emitting diode

Cheap, efficient white light LEDs new design

Roughly 20 percent of the electricity consumed worldwide is used to light homes, businesses, and other private and public spaces. Though this consumption represents a large drain on resources, it also presents a tremendous ...

dateApr 07, 2009 in General Physics
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Smart Lighting: New LED Drops the 'Droop'

( -- Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed and demonstrated a new type of light emitting diode (LED) with significantly improved lighting performance and energy efficiency.

dateJan 12, 2009 in General Physics
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Novel battery uses light to produce power

To move the world toward sustainability, scientists are continuing to explore and improve ways to tap the vast power of sunlight to make fuels and generate electricity. Now they have come up with a brand-new way to use light—solar ...

dateJun 17, 2015 in Materials Science
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