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Osram LED wafer

US DOE supports LED research to the tune of $10 million

20 October 2014

Department targets 250-lumens-per-watt performance with new grant for companies, academia, and national laboratories

Planar light

Is the carbon nanotube the successor to the LED?

15 October 2014

Scientists say light panel based on single-walled carbon nanotubes provides highly efficient, flicker-free and homogenous light

Top Right team Kilimanjaro

Top Right team successfully scales Kilimanjaro

14 October 2014

Team thanks sponsors as it completes arduous seven-day trek up the highest free-standing mountain in the world for Great Ormond Street Hospital children’s charity


Nanoco signs development agreement with Osram

13 October 2014

The manufacturer of cadmium-free quantum dots has been working with Osram under joint development agreements since 2011

Nick Holonyak Jr

LED inventor criticizes Nobel Prize award for blue diodes

10 October 2014

Nick Holonyak Jr insists that the blue LED would not have been invented without the advances he and his peers made in the early 1960s


Cross-industry initiative launched to advance smart lighting

8 October 2014

The AllSeen Alliance aims to change how people think about and interact with lighting in their homes and businesses


Nobel Prize for blue LED invention

7 October 2014

Without the invention from scientists Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura, white LED lamps could not be created


GE Lighting and AgiLight resolve patent infringement lawsuit

7 October 2014

GE originally filed the lawsuit in February 2012 against the signage and commercial lighting company

Brad Zinc 3M

How 3M is moving into the lighting industry

1 July 2014

3M is the technology company behind a whole range of products from the Post-it notes on your desk to the optical filter on your mobile phone. Now the dawn of the LED has encouraged it to make its first forays into the lighting market. Ben Cronin speaks to the company’s global lighting business manager Brad Zinke

Guy Simmonds, MechoShade Systems

Guy Simmonds appointed MD of MechoShade Systems

23 September 2014

Simmonds will direct the day-to-day operation of the enterprise, serving the design-build community in the UK and throughout the Middle East

Jan Glynn, B.E.G.

B.E.G. announces new appointment

29 August 2014

Lighting controls company B.E.G. has appointed Jan Glynn as its new business development manager

Donate to GOSH and win a Flos String Light

2 July 2014

Your chance to win a beautiful Flos String Light and help Great Ormond Street Hospital

Cirque du Soleil short film features flying lampshades

29 September 2014

Ten quadcopters are controlled by a series of computer algorithms to create a flying dance performance

DW Windsor

DW Windsor provides LED street-light solution for Downing Street

8 October 2014

An exclusive look at the Downing Street LED upgrade and how it is aligned with other lighting changes that are taking place across the city of Westminster

Whitmore Park Primary School

The brightest in the class: climate-based daylight modelling in schools

The Education Funding Agency has produced a new set of national standards for schools that stipulates the use of climate-based daylight modelling. Nadine Buddoo looks at the impact this is having on school design

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