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Transparent, brighter LEDs may soon become a reality

University of California - Berkeley researchers have discovered a simple way of making monolayer semiconductors - which are less than a nanometre thick - more efficient and defect free.

2 crore LED bulbs distributed: How DELP is helping save the govt Rs 2.9 crore a day

2 crore LED bulbs distributed: How DELP is helping save the govt Rs 2.9 crore a day

This scheme was aimed at minimising the carbon footprint and also reducing peak power demand by close to 700 MW through lower energy consumption.

Controlling exoskeleton through brain signals

Scientists have developed a brain-computer control interface for a lower limb exoskeleton by decoding specific signals from within the user`s brain.

How blue LEDs can preserve food

Blue light emitting diodes (LEDs) have strong antibacterial effect on major food-borne pathogens and can thus help in food preservation, says a study.

Recover money from BJP for fixing LEDs at Marine Drive: Congress

Congress on Monday said that money wasted in installing LED lights at Mumbai's iconic Marine Drive should be recovered from Union Energy minister Piyush Goyal who had insisted on replacing the sodium vapour lamps at the seafront.

Centre, UP to distribute 13 lakh LED bulbs in Varanasi

The Centre and the Uttar Pradesh government in association with Energy Efficiency Services (EESL) will distribute 13 lakh LED bulbs to 2,28,496 consumers and replace 36,077 conventional street lights with LEDs in Varanasi, the government has said.

Delhi: Samsung's container looted near Kalindi Kunj

Robbers looted Samsung's container carrying LEDs and mobile phones near Kalindi Kunj arear in Delhi.

New laser a game changer for future technology

New laser a game changer for future technology

A new laser developed at Yale University can significantly improve the imaging quality of the next generation of high-tech microscopes, laser projectors and biomedical imaging.

Laser diodes may be used to power high-speed internet in future, says Nobel laureate

Laser diodes, used in some car headlights, will eventually replace LEDs to become the most dominant form of lighting and will boost wireless communication by leaps and bounds, according to Nobel laureate Shuji Nakamura, co-inventor of the blue light-emitting diode (LED).

Carbon nanotube-based lights are more efficient than LEDs

Carbon nanotube-based lights are more efficient than LEDs

Japanese scientists have recently discovered carbon nanotube-based lights that are more efficient than LEDs.

Ultrafast LEDs to allow for light-based communications

Researchers have set a new speed record after making fluorescent molecules emit photons of light 1,000 times faster than normal, an advance that paves the way for superfast light emitting diodes (LEDs).

Efficient LEDs to extend smartphone battery life

Efficient LEDs to extend smartphone battery life

In what could lead to longer battery life in smartphones and produce better TV display screens, researchers at University of Michigan have extended the lifetime of blue organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs).

Smart head-lights that prevent glare, improve vision

US researchers, who include an Indian-origin scientist, have developed a smart head-light that enables drivers to take full advantage of their high beams without fear of blinding oncoming drivers or suffering from the glare that they can be subject to when driving in snow or rain at night.

US company plans solar roads to power entire country

A US company is seeking USD 1 million in crowd-sourced funds for its ambitious plan to turn American roads into giant energy farms that could power the entire country.

Scientists develop thinnest LEDs that are stronger, more energy efficient

Scientists have come up with the thinnest possible LEDs, which they claim are stronger and more energy efficient than the normal ones.

Doctors turning to lasers and LEDs to `see` under the skin

: New non-invasive optical techniques using lasers, light-emitting diodes (LEDs), and spectroscopic methods helping probe and render images from beneath the surface of the skin.

Smallest ever five-ringed structure created and imaged

A team of European scientists has created and imaged the smallest possible five-ringed structure – about 100,000 times thinner than a human hair.

Smallest ever five-ringed structure created and imaged

A team of European scientists has created and imaged the smallest possible five-ringed structure – about 100,000 times thinner than a human hair.

New technique that makes LEDs more efficient developed

Researchers have now developed a new technique that reduces defects in light-emitting diodes (LEDs), thus making it more efficient.

New technique that makes LEDs more efficient developed

Researchers have now developed a new technique that reduces defects in light-emitting diodes (LEDs), thus making it more efficient.