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18-06-2019 New Standard for Roadway Lighting Retrofits
The new standard will help outdoor lighting manufacturers, utilities and municipalities with conversion from HID to LED. Roadway and area lighting systems are seeing some of the highest...
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10-06-2019 Organic laser diodes within reach
Researchers from Kyushu University, Japan, have demonstrated lasing from an electrically driven organic diode. Reporting their findings in the journal Applied Physics Express under...
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03-06-2019 Implications for Human-Centric Lighting Design in Tropical Nursing Homes: A Pilot Study
Implications for Human-Centric Lighting Design in Tropical Nursing Homes: A Pilot Study Light synchronizes our physiological and psychological rhythms to the 24-hour rhythm of the ambient...
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23-05-2019 Documenting The Potential Benefits Of Tunable LED Classroom Lighting
The final results are in for a DOE GATEWAY evaluation of a trial installation of tunable-white LED lighting systems in three classrooms at an elementary school in Folsom, California. Pacific...
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20-05-2019 Army Studies Smart Cities For New Communication Methods
The United States Army is taking a look at smart cities, and how they could be utilized as a source of both communication and information. Researchers are looking at the possibility that networks...
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16-04-2019 EdisonReport’s Randy Reid on the DLC’s Draft 5.0 Performance Specs
We have loudly complained about the DLC sacrificing quality of light to worship at the altar of energy efficiency. Ever since DLC initiated their premium program, the joke was that the fixture...
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03-04-2019 Tunable LED lighting promises to reduce the incidence of myopia (MAGAZINE)
Myopia is now regarded by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a global epidemic. On average, developed and developing nations have experienced a three-fold increase in myopia over the past...
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08-03-2019 Blue-enriched white light could boost morning alertness
The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine went to Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael W. Young for unveiling the molecular mechanisms that control circadian rhythms. In particular,...
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04-03-2019 An Old Story Re-Edited? - Firefly-Inspired Surfaces Improve LED Efficiency
"LED lightbulbs play a key role in clean energy," said Stuart (Shizhuo) Yin, professor of electrical engineering. "Overall commercial LED efficiency is currently only about 50 percent. One of the...
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04-03-2019 Materials, Manufacturing and Technologies for Designing Passive Cooling Devices
A decade ago when purchasing a light bulb there was just little choice, the incandescent bulb was pretty much all one could get. Recent developments have brought new options with the introduction...
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28-02-2019 Architectural Lighting: The Case for More Research
When one talks about architectural lighting, it’s more often than not about the design aspect of the profession or the projects of leading firms. What often goes overlooked is the driver behind...
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25-02-2019 Improving The Efficiency of LED Lightbulbs by Mimicking Fireflies
Scientists from Penn State University have created a new type of light-emitting diode (LED) lightbulb that could change the way we light our homes. The design of the new LEDs mimics the structures...
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14-02-2019 Report: European Smart Lighting Market to Surpass $9 Billion by 2024
According to a new research report by the market research and strategy consulting firm, Graphical Research, Europe Smart Lighting Market share will surpass US $9 billion by 2024. The market...
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12-02-2019 Characterizing Photometric Flicker
DOE has conducted two studies of flicker meters to determine how they perform and to identify any issues. The 2018 report documents the capabilities and accuracy of eight handheld meters capable...