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UCSB’s International Year of Light Symposium highlighted the science and engineering behind the light technology that has come to dominate not only communications and energy efficiency, but also medicine and entertainment.
Date: 10/12/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
Engineers have combined two promising solar cell materials together for the first time, creating a new platform for LED technology. The team designed a way to embed strongly luminescent nanoparticles called colloidal quantum dots into perovskite.
Date: 07/15/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
A revolution is occurring in the lighting aisle: long-lasting, energy-saving light bulbs that cost more than $25 each when introduced years ago can now be found for $5 or less. While LEDs may currently fill just a few percent of America's screw-based sockets, that's about to change dramatically.
Date: 06/09/2015
Type: Blog
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
Shuji Nakamura, inventor of blue LED, and Jaap Haartsen, inventor of Bluetooth, will be inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame on May 12, 2015.
Date: 05/11/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
Materials and electrical and computer engineering professor Shuji Nakamura is named a 2015 Global Energy Prize Laureate.
Date: 04/28/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
UCSB materials professor and 2014 Nobel Laureate Shuji Nakamura has been awarded the Draper Prize for Engineering by the National Academy of Engineering.
Date: 01/07/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
LED maker Cree on Tuesday is introducing a new consumer bulb that does away with the metal heat sink seen on most LED bulbs.
Date: 10/29/2014
Type: Article
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
Strategies Unlimited
According to The Market for High-Brightness LEDs in Lighting Applications report, revenues for LEDs in lighting applications, which includes both replacement lamps and luminaires, are expected to have a CAGR of 30% and reach a total value of $13 billion by 2017.
Date: 01/27/2014
Type: News
LED bulbs
As of January 1, incandescent light bulbs can no longer be made in the U.S. or imported. The good news is their replacements can save you lots of energy.
Date: 01/07/2014
Type: News
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
The deployment phase is underway for UC Santa Barbara's energy-efficient networked lighting control systems.
Date: 12/12/2013
Type: News

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