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Materials science advances could light up new LED technologies

By April Gocha / February 13, 2018

Residential LEDs use at least 75% less energy and last 25 times longer than incandescent bulbs, but R&D challenges still exist for LED lighting. However, new materials research continues to push LED technologies further forward.

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Cosintering commercially available glass frit and phosphors to convert blue LED light into warm white light

By Eileen De Guire / March 12, 2014

Cosintering commercially available glass powders with Ce3+:YAG phosphors converted LED blue light into warm white light.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / March 7, 2014

Ceramics and glass business news of the week

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Eileen De Guire / April 30, 2013

New LED streetlight design curbs light pollution Recent innovations in LEDs have improved the energy efficiency of streetlights, but, until now, their glow still wastefully radiated beyond the intended area. A team of researchers from Taiwan and Mexico has developed a new lighting system design that harnesses high-efficiency LEDs and ensures they shine only where…

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Philips claims world record for energy-efficient lighting, doubling fluorescents’ lumens/watt

By Eileen De Guire / April 19, 2013

Royal Philips Electronics has been clawing its way to the top of the LED market and last week the company again was able to distinguish itself from competitors when it announced it had developed an LED in a tube lighting (TL) form factor— a TLED—that can produce 200 lumens per watt, a level that Philips…

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Monday materials mind candy – Matteo Cibic creations

By / February 15, 2010

Via Technology News, fun ceramic stuff at Matteo Cibic Studio: Hi-Fido is a ceramic speaker in the shape of a dog. It is also strangely reminiscent of Nipper, the gramophone-curious mascot of the RCA and HMV record companies, and – best of all – it looks like a real dog that has been forced to…

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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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