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New Compounds Developed to Manufacture Tunable OLED Devices

Researchers have developed new organic compounds characterized by higher modularity, stability, and efficiency that could be applicable for use in electronics or lighting. A...

Articles: Lighting
State-of-the-Art Testing for LED Lamps and Luminaires

Unlike previous lighting requirements, LED testing has become more stringent and complicated, and involves a significant number of tests for various lighting characteristics. From measuring...

Articles: Lighting Technology
Fluid Dispensing Solutions for LEDs

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 they...

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Choosing the Right Circuit Protection for LEDs

Approximately 25 percent of global energy consumption goes to lighting applications, so making lighting more energy-efficient could have a dramatic impact on overall energy usage or make more power...

Application Briefs: Lighting
Solar Powered LEDs Offer Security to Mesa Residential Community

When residents of the Park Centre Casitas residential community in Mesa, Arizona, got together and hired a security company to survey the property and suggest ways to keep it safe,...

Application Briefs: Lighting
LEDs Reduce Energy Consumption for Monte Carlo Resort’s Street of Dreams

Light Efficient Design, a division of TADD, LLC, recently completed an LED retrofit project in the busy “Street of Dreams” retail area of the Monte Carlo Casino and...

Briefs: Lighting
Quantum Dots Improve Colors on TV and Computer Screens

High-tech specks called quantum dots could bring brighter, more vibrant color to mass market TVs, tablets, phones and other displays. A new technology called 3M quantum dot enhancement film...

Briefs: Lighting
Scientists Create Semiconductor Junction Only Three Atoms Thick

Scientists at the University of Washington have developed what they believe is the thinnest-possible semiconductor, a new class of nanoscale materials made in sheets only three atoms...

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Researchers Solve the Mystery of Efficiency Droop in LEDs

The ordinary light bulb is an innovation so extraordinary that a sudden brilliant idea is called “a light bulb moment.” Credit for inventing the first incandescent-style light bulb...

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Pyramid Scheme for Brighter Organic LEDs Could Produce Better Light Bulbs

The most common kind of light bulb in the United States— the incandescent—is only about 5 percent efficient. The phosphorescent organic light-emitting diode, on the...

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