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'First flat lens opens a broad world of colour'

The ability to control the chromatic dispersion of flat lenses broadens their applications and introduces new applications that have not yet been possible.

Scientists find novel method to make brighter green LEDs

Scientists find novel method to make brighter green LEDs

A team of researchers has found a new method for making brighter and more efficient green light-emitting diodes (LEDs), which may pave the way for developing advanced solid-state lighting.

Goa bans use of LED lights by fishing trawlers

The fishermen have been demanding a ban on fishing with the help of LED lights which attract large numbers of fish.

UJALA will be implemented across country by 2019: Piyush Goyal

UJALA will be implemented across country by 2019: Piyush Goyal

The Centre's ambitious National LED programme -- Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) -- will be implemented across the country by 2019, Minister for Power and Coal, Piyush Goyal said on Saturday.

This incandescent light bulb could be as energy efficient as LED

This incandescent light bulb could be as energy efficient as LED

Scientists at MIT may have created a way to make an incandescent light bulb as energy efficient as an LED, according to their report published in Nature Nanotechnology.

Scientists create cheaper, high performing LED

Researchers at Florida State University have developed a new type of light-emitting diode, or LED that could lead to cheaper, brighter and mass produced lights and displays in the future.

Using LED light to treat Alzheimer's disease

Light-induced treatments using organic photosensitisers have advantages to managing the treatment in time and area. 

Artificial skin to give people with prosthetics sense of touch

Researchers have developed a new artificial skin that can 'feel' similar to the way a fingertip senses pressure, and may help people perceive sensation in their prosthetic limbs.

Delhi Cantonment to replace convention lights with LED

 Delhi Cantonment has decided to go greener by replacing 15,000 conventional street lights with smart LEDs in next six months that will help in the reduction of 8,000 tonne of carbon dioxide emission per annum.

LED lights that talk to each other

 Disney researchers have created a novel networking technology that makes it possible for LED lights not only to communicate with each other but to do so in a way that is compatible with internet and its technical protocols.

A new WiFi technology that delivers 10 times the speeds

WiFi is all set to be 10 times faster thanks to an assist from a LED-based system that can up transmission bandwidth by a tidy 10x.

New LED tech boosts Wi-Fi bandwidth tenfold

The technology could be integrated with existing WiFi systems to reduce bandwidth problems in crowded locations, such as airport terminals or coffee shops, and in homes where several people have multiple WiFi devices.

Indian LED industry set to touch Rs 21,600 cr by 2020

The market size of Indian LED industry may touch Rs 21,600 crore by 2020 on the back of government's decision to switch to LED for all street lamps and public space lighting, an industry official said.

LED street lights to save Rs 1,000 crore in national capital

Earlier this week, the government launched the national LED lighting programme that would initially cover 100 cities.

Indian industry sees green shoots of manufacturing growth

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on Sunday said that green shoots have started to appear in the manufacturing sector, with a majority of segments likely to post higher output.

Anchor ventures into LED segment; plans local manufacturing

Anchor Electricals, a wholly-owned subsidiary of electronics major Panasonic India, is looking to expand its portfolio in the LED lighting segment and plans to set up a new production unit for it.

Flash an LED smile to scare somebody

Flash that LED-tinged smile to light up a room or to scare somebody.

Implantable LEDs to revolutionize bio-medicine

Flexible, implantable LEDs be used to light inside the body to activate drugs or monitor medical conditions.

Coloured lights can sculpt nanoparticles

In a new research, scientists have shown that choosing the color of an LED light bulb can select the shape of nanoparticles growing out of a solution of silver.