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DOE releases new report on LED lamps

DOE releases new report on LED lamps

January 16, 2015: The US Department of Energy has released a special report on LED lamps available through the retail marketplace and targeted toward general consumers. The new report?CALiPER Retail Lamps Study 3.1?focuses on the dimming, power quality, and flicker characteristics of a subset of 14 LED A lamps from CALiPER Retail Lamps Study 3, as controlled by four different ...

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Audi R8 LMX with LED and laser headlights launched in India

Audi R8 LMX with LED and laser headlights launched in India

January 16, 2015: Audi R8 LMX with laser headlights has been launched in India at Rs 2.97 crore (ex-showroom Mumbai/Delhi). This is the first vehicle in India to feature laser headlights. The R8 LMX is available only as a coupe with a production run limited to only 99 vehicles. Inside the headlight units of the new R8 LMX are new ...

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DOE releases report on adoption of LED lighting in museums

DOE releases report on adoption of LED lighting in museums

January 14, 2015: The US Department of Energy (DOE) has released a new report on solid-state lighting in museums. The report?The Guidelines for Assessing Solid-State Lighting for Museums, co-authored by Jim Druzik and Stefan Michalski?talks about the results of a survey regarding conversions of lights to LED lighting in museums. The survey has been sent to members of the museum ...

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BMW, Audi demonstrate lasers with LED lighting

BMW, Audi demonstrates lasers with LED lighting

By Jessica Squires, Contributor, BizLED Bureau January 14, 2015: Vying with each other, car manufacturers are using more sophisticated lighting technologies and are looking beyond LED lighting. One sophisticated lighting technology is laser light. BMW and Audi are featuring laser lights with LED lighting in their BMW i8 and Audi R8, respectively. While the basic version of BMW i8 has ...

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Everything about LEDs you wanted to know

Everything about LEDs you wanted to know

A white paper By Manoj Kumar, Nicor Lighting An LED is a semiconductor device that emits light on certain wavelengths. A semiconductor chip (die) mounted on a printed circuit board (PCB) with power, driver, heat sink, lens, reflector, and diffuser, comprises an LED fixture or LED luminaire. An LED emits both heat and light. Light is emitted in the form ...

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