Keyword: Light emitting diodes (LEDs)

Briefs: Communications

Light-emitting diode (LED)-based communications techniques allow computing devices, including cellphones, to communicate with one another using infrared light. However, LED...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Biological insights of fruit fly eye movements could enhance robotics.
Q&A: Lighting
A nanoLED has up to 1,000 times the brightness of conventional submicron-sized LEDs.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
This work potentially opens the door to advances like more energy-efficient electronic devices.
Articles: Photonics/Optics

In the traditional model of healthcare, a patient would visit a doctor regularly for checkups or for evaluations when there’s an ailment. This model, however, isn’t ideal for...

NASA Spinoff: Lighting

Because NASA is planning for future visits to distant locations like Mars, the agency is researching how to grow plants in space. Live plants on space missions provide a nutritious food...

Articles: Imaging

On April 24, 1990, something happened that forever altered mankind’s view of the universe. It was on that day that the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) was launched into space aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery.

Articles: Lighting

LEDs are experiencing increasing acceptance and growth across many market segments. Part of this growth is due to new, higher-power LEDs that can be packaged in increasingly small areas. However, increased...

Briefs: Energy

Today's light-emitting diode light bulbs have a slight environmental edge over compact fluorescent lamps, and that gap is expected to grow significantly as technology and...

Articles: Lighting

Glass and transparent plastics, especially acrylic resins, have long been used in the lighting industry for various aesthetic and functional purposes. As the industry has evolved,...

Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

Turbines housed in aircraft engines are subject to pretty tough conditions. They must perform at speeds of 30,000rpm in temperatures greater than 800 °C for hours at a time.

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NASA Spinoff: Photonics/Optics

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5 Ws: Green Design & Manufacturing

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Briefs: Software

APGEN Version 5.0

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Artificial Skin Gives Robots a Sense of Touch

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

Conformal, Lightweight, Aerogel-Based Antenna

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

VHF Wide-Band, Dual-Polarization Microstrip-Patch Antenna