blue LEDs

Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / January 14, 2015

Honeybee hive sealant spurs hair growth, why blue LEDs are tricky to manufacture, identification of Taj Mahal’s grime, and other materials stories that may be of interest for January 14, 2015.

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One degree of Nobel separation (and no, it has nothing to do with Kevin Bacon)

By Jessica McMathis / October 23, 2014

Fun fact: Shuji Nakamura—who along with fellow winners Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano, received the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes—has ties to ACerS.

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Nanotechnology to improve efficiency and appearance of LEDs

By / January 22, 2010

In this struggling economy, businesses as well as the general populace are all struggling to do more with less. In the case of LED and nanotechnology, however, that may not be necessarily a bad thing. Take for example the work showcased by Nanosys, a company that has developed a method to add nanomaterials to blue LEDs that improves…

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