LEDs Archives | The American Ceramic Society

LEDs

Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / July 4, 2018

Sodium and potassium hold promise as alternatives to lithium-based batteries, new ultra-thin flexible sensors, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 4, 2018.

Read More

Materials mashup: New technique integrates oxides with silicon chips for ‘smarter’ devices

By Stephanie Liverani / July 22, 2016

ACerS member Jay Narayan and his team at North Carolina State University have partnered with the U.S. Army Research Office to create a new way to integrate oxide materials with silicon chips—a development, the team says, that will lead to smarter, lighter, more efficient electronic devices.

Read More

Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / June 22, 2016

Developing new material for stronger 3-D printing, new approach to thermoelectric nanomaterials, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 22, 2016.

Read More

Ultrathin, super-light, flexible solar cells could power next-gen portable electronics

By Stephanie Liverani / March 22, 2016

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a proof-of-concept for “solar cells so thin, flexible, and lightweight they could be placed on almost any material or surface,” according to an MIT press release.

Read More

They know when you are sleeping—Netflix launches socks that sense when you’ve dozed off

By Stephanie Liverani / December 23, 2015

Netflix has a technical solution to a very fundamental problem. The brand recently launched a kit for ambitious do-it-yourselfers to assemble their own pair of socks that detect when you’ve fallen asleep and pause your program so you don’t miss any of the action.

Read More

Infrared LEDs and retro-reflective materials make for invisibility glasses that give facial recognition the slip

By Jessica McMathis / March 12, 2015

For those who want to give cameras and facial recognition technology the slip, anti-virus software company AVG has developed a pair of invisibility glasses designed to protect your visual identity online.

Read More

Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / February 11, 2015

Silicene transistors are a first, lightweight steel is just as strong, a new synchrotron shines bright, and other materials stories that may be of interest for February 11, 2015.

Read More

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.

Read More

Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / December 17, 2014

Imaging inside of materials, magnetite structure surprises, nanoshaping methods, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 17, 2014.

Read More

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.

Read More