LED industry in ‘dire need’ of uniform standards

This Compound Semiconductor article, HB-LED industry in ‘dire need’ of uniform standards, raises some very pertinent issues about consumer acceptance of solid state lighting. The makers of High-brightness LEDS (HB-LEDs ...
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justDIY: Three Watts of Light

Forum member and moderator JustDIY has posted an informative, illustrated project walkthrough titled Three Watts of Light. Check it out and learn about his experiences working with some 1-Watt ...
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Forbes: China will lead solid state lighting revolution

Bob Johnston, in this Forbes magazine article, lays out the case that it will be China that leads the solid state lighting revolution. LED lighting saves energy, but the lack ...
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Light bulbs waste power

In an interesting article titled Light bulbs – the neglected power consumer in LEDs Magazine, there’s an intersting point made in passing that I never considered when it comes to ...
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Lumileds Lighting: the motion picture

Lumileds now offers a super-cool video on their site. It includes a virtual tour of the Lumileds manufacturing facility, and great information that explains some basic LED technology. Check it out ...
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LED Lighting Myths Busted

I like a fresh perspective on things, and with the sheer volume of press releases generated recently about solid-state lighting, it’s really refreshing to find someone approaching things pragmatically, and ...
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LEDs to Outshine Fluorescent Lamps

There’s a really excellent, largely non-technical analysis in the article LEDs to Outshine Fluorescent Lamps found in the July 2005 issue of Nikkei Electronics Asia Online. The author, Satoshi ...
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New white LED technology from Fujikura

According to Nikkei Business Daily article, Fujikura has announced an alternative phosphor formulation for making white LEDs. The NBD requires a subscription, but the article is summarized at lightimes.com here. ...
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LED Makers Branch Out Into Next-generation LED Markets

A recent report from The Electronic Times Internet - IT News Service (a Korean IT trade site) give some very tantalizing glimpses of increased competition and lower prices to come ...
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LEDs can replace fuel-based lighting

The US Department of Energy funds a significant amount of research into solid state lighting. A researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is proposing that using LEDs as light sources ...
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Solid-State Lighting Sources Getting More Energy Efficient and Smart

RPI: News & Information - Solid-State Lighting Sources Getting More Energy Efficient and Smart Solid-State Lighting Sources Getting More Energy Efficient and Smart Rensselaer Researchers Detail Potential for Smart Lighting in Science Troy, ...
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Lightfair International

Lightfair International 2005 is this week, and so we’re seeing a wave of announcements from major LED manufacturers. I unfortunately can’t cover the conference in person, but Some of the ...
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