LEDs made via new approach could soon be as cheap as bulbs

LEDs made via new approach could soon be as cheap as bulbs

eetimes.com 01 Sep '15, 9pm

PORTLAND, Ore.—A new formulation for light-emitting-diodes (LEDs) could make lighting systems using the as cheap as incandescent bulbs, according to Florida State University (Tallahassee). FSU has come up with an inexpensive single layer combo-organic/inorganic material formulation that can glow red, green or blue (or all three together for white LEDs). Florida State University professor Zhibin Yu claims these low-temperature, single-layer LEDs will finally bring LEDs down to the price of old-school incandescent light bulbs. (Source: FSU) "LED researchers have only been using these new materials for about three years, even though its been ...

Europe Mismanages 10 Times the Amount of E-Waste It Exports: Europe's official collecting and rec...

spectrum.ieee.org 01 Sep '15, 2pm
Europe Mismanages 10 Times the Amount of E-Waste It Exports: Europe's official collecting and recycling system...

Broken electronics shipped off to foreign shores can lead to environmental damage and health risks for scavenging workers. But a European Uni...

18 days left to submit your @upverter design. Here's a little motivational piece.

mikroe.com 01 Sep '15, 4pm
18 days left to submit your @upverter design. Here's a little motivational piece.

We don't mean to rough up your feathers, but since we announced the click board design competition, the MikroElektronika team designed and re...

Nanopillars can manipulate phase and shape of light beams, say @NASA and @Caltech.

newelectronics.co.uk 01 Sep '15, 3pm
Nanopillars can manipulate phase and shape of light beams, say @NASA and @Caltech.

The lenses are made of silicon nanopillars arranged into a honeycomb pattern. It is this 'metasurface' that allows light waves to be controll...

Plessey bags up £6.7m grant: Plessey has been given £6.7m by the Regional Growth Fund (...

electronicsweekly.com 01 Sep '15, 9am
Plessey bags up £6.7m grant: Plessey has been given £6.7m by the Regional Growth Fund (...

“We are very proud of our local heritage and the RGF funding will contribute to our expansion plans for the Plymouth facility. The expansion ...

Transformers, Birthday Cakes in Disguise

hackaday.com 01 Sep '15, 8pm
Transformers, Birthday Cakes in Disguise

[Russel Munro] decided to go all-out for his son’s birthday cake: he made a Transformers robo...

#Siemens sells 18 industrial #gas turbines to #Thailand Also be responsible f...

siemens.com 01 Sep '15, 12pm
#Siemens sells 18 industrial #gas turbines to #Thailand Also be responsible for long-term servic…

The picture shows the SGT-800 industrial gas turbine from Siemens. Thailand is with the Small...

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