News tagged with white leds

Tracing the light inside an LED

The performance of white LEDs can be improved, based on better knowledge of the absorption and scattering of light inside the LED. A new method, developed by the University of Twente in The Netherlands and Philips Lighting, ...

dateSep 14, 2017 in Optics & Photonics
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New LED with luminescent proteins

Scientists from Germany and Spain have discovered a way to create a BioLED by packaging luminescent proteins in the form of rubber. This innovative device gives off a white light which is created by equal parts of blue, green ...

dateJan 12, 2016 in General Physics
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Giving LEDs a cozy, warm glow

When the 2014 Nobel Prize in physics was awarded this October to three Japanese-born scientists for the invention of blue light emitting diodes (LEDs), the prize committee declared LED lamps would light the 21st century. ...

dateNov 19, 2014 in Optics & Photonics
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