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Stanford researchers developing technologies that run on light

July 29, 2019

The future of faster, more efficient information processing may come down to light rather than electricity. Mark Lawrence, a…
The interlayers help perovskite crystallisation for light-emitting diodes

July 17, 2019

Scientists at LiU working with colleagues from China have shown how to achieve efficient perovskite light-emitting diodes (LEDs).…
How common elements can make a more energy-secure future

July 4, 2019

Thin-film solar panels, the cell phone in your hand and the LED bulb lighting your home are all…
New type of stadium lights reduces light pollution and complaints from neighbours

June 26, 2018

Sports fields used to be located outside the city, but as the cities have grown, many sports fields…
Best ever at splitting light, new material could improve LEDs, solar cells, optical sensors

June 22, 2018

Place a chunk of the clear mineral Iceland spar on top of an image and suddenly you’ll see…
Atomically thin light emitting device opens the possibility for ‘invisible’ displays

April 3, 2018

UC Berkeley engineers have built a bright-light emitting device that is millimeters wide and fully transparent when turned…
Atoms-Thick Light Emitting Device Promises the Advent of Transparent Displays

March 27, 2018

In 2015, Ali Javey, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at UC Berkley published a paper in…
Supercomputers aid discovery of new, inexpensive material to make LEDs with high color quality

February 26, 2018

A team led by engineers at the University of California San Diego has used data mining and computational…
LEDs light the way for better drug therapies

November 10, 2017

“Your average drug takes 12 to 14 years to come to market,” said MacMillan, the James S. McDonnell…
LED light bulbs need describing in new ways

July 27, 2017

The Ra index is a set of values that describe light quality. However, the index stems from the…
Dual-function nanorod LEDs could make multifunctional displays

February 15, 2017

Cellphones and other devices could soon be controlled with touchless gestures and charge themselves using ambient light, thanks…
Unique visual stimulation may be new treatment for Alzheimer’s

December 8, 2016

Noninvasive technique reduces beta amyloid plaques in mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease Using LED lights flickering at a…
New LEDs may offer better way to clean water in remote areas

November 16, 2016

For the first time, researchers have created light-emitting diodes (LEDs) on lightweight flexible metal foil. Engineers at The…
Ultra-thin quantum LEDs could accelerate development of quantum networks

October 9, 2016

Researchers have developed all-electrical ultra-thin quantum LEDs, which have potential as on-chip photon sources in quantum information applications,…
Download films through your lamp

August 3, 2016

Cables are history; all communication between all our various electronic devices is now to be wireless. Today, our…
Nanotubes are beacons in cancer-imaging technique

May 23, 2016

Bathing a patient in LED light may someday offer a new way to locate tumors, according to Rice…
From Card Readers To Blinking Lights, Students Unlock The Secrets of Digital Logic

April 15, 2016

A small cube made of lights that dance around in hypnotic patterns certainly has a magical quality to…
Becoming Crystal Clear

April 7, 2016

Using state-of-the-art theoretical methods, UCSB researchers have identified a specific type of defect in the atomic structure of…
The Real Martian Technologies: Our Little Green Friends

February 25, 2016

Inside the research lab module, bright LEDs on the multi-shelved hydroponic system turn on and off in harmony.…
UV LED Flash Light for Smartphones

February 1, 2016

ReveaLED is synchronized UV LED flash light for smartphones and tablets. It fits to the audio jack of your…
Nanostructured metal coatings let the light through for electrical devices

December 12, 2015

Light and electricity dance a complicated tango in devices like LEDs, solar cells and sensors. A new anti-reflection…
Mapping the brain: Probes with tiny LEDs shed light on neural pathways

December 12, 2015

With the help of light-emitting diodes as small as neurons, University of Michigan researchers are unlocking the secrets…
Researchers create cheaper high performing LED

November 18, 2015

A team of Florida State University materials researchers has developed a new type of light-emitting diode, or LED,…
LED Pulser developed by Sandia delivers laser-like performance at fraction of the cost

October 14, 2015

When Sandia National Laboratories electronics engineer Chris Carlen got enthusiastic about flashlights containing high-power light-emitting devices (LEDs), he…
Say It With Light: Using LEDs to Move Data Faster

July 4, 2015

It’s like using fiber optics to communicate – only without the fiber. Imagine connecting to the Internet through…
Illuminating concrete

June 25, 2015

A new technology combining the robust properties of concrete with LED and the diversifying applications of optical fibres…
Rediscovering spontaneous light emission

February 4, 2015

Berkeley Lab researchers have developed a nano-sized optical antenna that can greatly enhance the spontaneous emission of light…
Graphene displays clear prospects for flexible electronics

February 3, 2015

Published in the scientific journal Nature Materials, University of Manchester and University of Sheffield researchers show that new…
Contact lens merges plastics and active electronics via 3-D printing

December 11, 2014

As part of a project demonstrating new 3-D printing techniques, Princeton researchers have embedded tiny light-emitting diodes into…
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2014 awarded for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes

October 8, 2014

This year’s Nobel Laureates are rewarded for having invented a new energy-efficient and environment-friendly light source – the…
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