Physicists achieve world's first violet nonpolar vertical-cavity laser technology
In a leap forward for laser technology, a team at University of California, Santa Barbara, has developed the first violet nonpolar vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs) based on m-plane gallium ...
Study may lead to less expensive consumer lasers and LEDs
(Phys.org) -- A recent theoretical study by a University of Waterloo doctoral candidate in nanotechnology engineering suggests that manufacturers may one day make lasers and LEDs out of silicon, with the potential to significantly ...
'Metamaterials,' quantum dots show promise for new technologies
(Phys.org) -- Researchers are edging toward the creation of new optical technologies using "nanostructured metamaterials" capable of ultra-efficient transmission of light, with potential applications including ...
Samsung unveils ultra high-end TV
South Korea's Samsung Electronics on Thursday unveiled its new-generation premium television as global manufacturers seek to drive slowing sales with lucrative models.
Nanocrystal infrared LEDs can be made cheaply
(Phys.org) -- Light-emitting diodes at infrared wavelengths are the magic behind such things as night vision and optical communications, including the streaming data that comes through Netflix. Cornell researchers have advanced ...
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 ...
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 ...
Panasonic turns on OLED lighting roadmap, announces record efficiency
UCLA engineers create fully stretchable OLED
LED bulbs hit 100 watts as federal ban looms
Two leading makers of lighting products are showcasing LED bulbs that are bright enough to replace energy-guzzling 100-watt light bulbs set to disappear from stores in January.
New fluorescent OLEDs display greater efficiencies than believed possible
(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Michigan engineering researchers have designed an exceptionally efficient fluorescent blue OLED, or organic light emitting diode.
Japan develops mobile phone with human touch
Japanese researchers said Thursday they have developed a human-shaped mobile phone with a skin-like outer layer that enables users to feel closer to those on the other end.