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Lighting Technology

INSIDER: Lighting

Light emitting diodes (LEDs) are an unsung hero of the lighting industry. They run efficiently, give off little heat, and last for a long time. Now scientists are looking at new materials to...

INSIDER: Lighting Technology

Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and Lebedev Physical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences have designed and tested a prototype...

NASA Spinoff: Imaging

Rocket engine testing requires a lot of light since all tests are filmed with high-speed cameras to monitor performance; however, those cameras have to adjust to the bright plume from a firing...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

A team led by engineers at the University of California San Diego has used data mining and computational tools to discover a new phosphor material for white LEDs that is inexpensive and...

News: Lighting

The arrival of a thin, lightweight computer that even rolls up like a piece of paper will not be in the far distant future. Flexible organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs), built upon a plastic...

Articles: Lighting Technology

LED lighting is popular because many governments are banning incandescent bulbs to save energy and carbon dioxide, especially for general lighting. In the automotive industry LEDs are being used because...

Articles: Lighting Technology

The solid-state lighting industry continues to develop LEDs with higher lumens per watt, in alignment with Haitz Law, which states that the cost per lumen falls by a factor of 10 every decade...

Articles: Lighting

LEDs are considered to be the light technology of the future due to their low energy consumption and long lifetime compared to traditional light sources. As LED luminous intensity levels increase, the...

Articles: Lighting Technology

LED, semiconductor, and package designers use complex thermal analysis software to analyze their products, but the analysis is only as good as the data provided. Reliable clarification of heat data upstream and downstream...

Products: Lighting Technology

The Makrolon® Lumen XT diffuser sheet from Sheffield Plastics (Sheffield, MA), a Bayer MaterialScience LLC Business, was developed specifically as a diffusion lens for LED lighting. It offers three distinct...

Products: Lighting

The Micro SM4 from Bridgelux (Livermore, CA) reduces component count, cost, complexity, and size of lighting systems — enabling a high performance LED solution for diffuse and directional lighting, such as...

Products: Lighting

IDEAL Industries, Inc. (Sycamore, IL) has introduced the LED-LOK™ downlight holder that mates with all puck-style LED light engines and is designed for OEMS with features that enable luminaire design freedom. Plated...

Products: Lighting Technology

New weather-resistant panel-mount assemblies from Bivar (Irving, CA) offer a variety of options to accommodate a range of challenging environments. They are available in steel, brass, and anodized aluminum packages;...

Products: Lighting

Global Lighting Technologies (GLT) Inc. (Brecksville, OH) offers a 2 × 2 ft.2 LED flat panel downlight assembly as an efficient replacement for fluorescent lay-in troffers used in recessed...

Products: Lighting

Avago Technologies (San Jose, CA) has introduced the HLMP-Lx75, HLMP-Hx74/75, and HLMP-Ax74/75 series of high-brightness oval throughhole LEDs for electronic signage applications. The LEDs’ matched RGB...

Articles: Lighting Technology

As global energy demand rises, the significant energy-saving potential of light-emitting diode (LED) lighting remains a top consideration for...

Articles: Lighting Technology

Industry professionals and researchers engaged in the measurement and characterization of light sources are confronted by the age old question — should an instrument be utilized which employs...