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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.

Cheaper, better LED technology on the way

Scientists including one of Indian origin have developed a new highly efficient and low cost light emitting diode that could help spur more widespread adoption of the LED technology.

Eon Electric wins contract for LED streetlights

High-tech electrical products manufacturer Eon Electric has won contracts worth Rs.51 crore for installing light emitting diode (LED) street lights at Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh and in Jodhpur city of Rajasthan, the company has announced.

Hong Kong students develop germ-free door handle

Two high school students in Hong Kong have built a door handle that kills germs to prevent the spread of disease through hand contact.

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.

Himachal CM launches energy saving programme

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday launched a state-wide LED promotional programme for conserving energy.

BJP sets up LED screen giving info on membership drive at HQ

With its membership drive extended by a month, BJP has installed a digital screen outside its party headquarters giving the number of new members enrolled and missed calls received.

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.

Why blue LEDS are difficult to make

Using sophisticated computer simulations, British scientists have uncovered the mystery of why blue light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are so tricky to make.

PM Modi launches scheme for LED bulb distribution in Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched a scheme for LED bulb distribution under domestic efficient lighting programme in Delhi.