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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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GE’s new LED light bulb is designed to sync with your circadian rhythms

By April Gocha / April 5, 2016

Since GE announced its exclusivity with LED lights, it’s perhaps no surprise that the company is now rolling out spiffy new LED products. But the newest one I came across has me intrigued—LED lights that are better in sync with your circadian rhythms.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / September 23, 2015

Cubic boron nitride–diamond cuts, hybrid solar cell lights and heats things up, and other materials stories that may be of interest for September 23, 2015.

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Ancient pottery unearthed in Israel contains 8,000-year-old olive oil

By Jessica McMathis / January 15, 2015

Ancient clay pots unearthed during an excavation in Israel show that the vessels contained 8,000 year-old olive oil, likely used in both diet and lighting.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / September 26, 2014

Ceramics and glass business news of the week for September 26, 2014.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / June 20, 2014

Ceramics and glass business news of the week for June 20, 2014.

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LG’s Smart Lamp: We’ve seen the light—and we’re controlling it with our smartphones

By Jessica McMathis / March 25, 2014

LG Electronics’ new Smart Lamp, unveiled this week in Korea, is a 10W LED bulb that’s 80 percent more efficient than its incandescent counterparts—and can be controlled by your Android or iOS smartphone.

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