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Photonic crystal enhances light output of GaN-based flip-chip LED

Photonic crystal enhances light output of GaN-based flip-chip LED

By BizLED Bureau July 3, 2015: A team of researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences? Institute of Semiconductors could successfully enhance light output from GaN-based flip-chip LEDs by 42%. This breakthrough was possible by embedding a photonic crystal (PHC) structure at the juncture between the p-GaN and silver reflector. The light output capability of LEDs with the integrated photonic ...

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LED lighting is the right choice for hazardous environments

LED lighting is the right choice for hazardous environments

By Jared Burke, Contributor, BizLED Bureau April 24, 2015: It is very important to install safe lighting systems in hazardous environments, and hence, more and more hazardous industries are replacing lighting systems like high-intensity discharge (HID) and fluorescent lighting with LED lighting. Hazardous environments or high risk areas are places where explosive gases or liquids or flammable materials are manufactured ...

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Novel scheme to pay for LED bulbs in installments

Novel scheme to pay for LED bulbs in installments

November 29, 2014: Uttar Pradesh government in India is working with the UP Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) on a model to sell LED bulbs in an affordable price so that maximum number of people in the state can use it and save electricity. Under the new model, the state government plans to sell an LED bulb, which actually costs Rs ...

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Cuttack to get LED streetlights

Cuttack to get LED streetlights

November 27, 2014: The Indian city of Cuttack has also decided to install LED street lights as they consume less power and have less maintenance cost. Earlier, Bhubaneswar, the capital of the Indian state Orissa, had installed LED street lights. Following the same lines, Cuttack civic body has decided to install LED street lights to replace the mercury street lights. ...

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Now UK?s National Gallery will be lit by LEDs

Now UK?s National Gallery will be lit by LEDs

November 19, 2014: Last month Sistine Chapel was lit by LED lights, now it?s UK?s National Gallery that will be lit by the glowing LED lights. Open Technology that designed the project wanted to make good use of the daylight that come from the building?s skylight. These are controlled through external indirect sensors connected to the building management system, and ...

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Taiwan will replace mercury street lights with LED by 2016

Taiwan will replace mercury street lights with LED by 2016

November 18, 2014: Taiwan is planning to phase out all mercury vapour street lamps by 2016. All these mercury vapour lamps will be replaced with energy-efficient LED lamps. If the project is successful, Taiwan will be the first country in the world to do so. This three-year project was approved by Taiwan?s Premier Jiang Yi-huah in 2012. To carry out ...

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UP may ban use of incandescent bulbs

UP may ban use of incandescent bulbs

November 18, 2014: Uttar Pradesh, a major city in India, is planning to ban use of all kinds of incandescent lights in the state. If this is done, Uttar Pradesh will be the first state in India to ban traditional lighting sources. The State Designated Agency (SDA) under UP Power Corporation Ltd (UPPCL) is planning to send a plan to ...

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