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Everlight Pushes Automotive Applications with Mini LEDs and IR LED Products

LED packaging company Everlight continues to strengthen its technology development for niche applications.

 

MELANOPIC GREEN: THE OTHER SIDE OF BLUE

It's not just the blue fraction around 480nm of the spectrum that keeps one awake

 

Effects of Artificial Light at Night on Agroecosystems

When Nights Are No Longer Dark

 

Signify agrees to acquire a Wi-Fi lighting controls specialist

For the second time in a month, Bluetooth appears to take a backseat at the Dutch lighting giant, which picks up Hong Kong’s WiZ Connected.

 

Experts examine plant response to SSL and market potential at horticultural conference 

The third Horticultural Lighting Conference provided a broad base of science and business information for attendees, and speakers at the Portland conference made clear that the future is LED-based lighting, explains MAURY WRIGHT.

 

READ ENERGY STAR’S COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE ABOUT LED

LED stands for light emitting diode. LED lighting products produce light approximately 90% more efficiently than incandescent light bulbs. How do they work? An electrical current passes through a microchip, which illuminates the tiny light sources we call LEDs and the result is visible light. To prevent performance issues, the heat LEDs produce is absorbed into a heat sink.

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LumiGrow horticultural LEDs enable genetics seed research at Miami University

Researcher Rob Baker uses a tunable SSL system to accelerate seed production across many Brassica rapa strains at the Miami University Department of Biology, leveraging horticultural lighting to learn how environmental stress factors impact gene expression.

 
Photo Credit: LED Hut

Photo Credit: LED Hut

Employees say lighting affects their productivity

Survey reveals that there is at least a psychological effect, if not a biological one, in the workplace

 
Photo credit: Warren Jagger Photography

Photo credit: Warren Jagger Photography

High-performance properties start with smart building technologies

Suppliers and specifiers must understand smart building objectives and outline a project-specific strategy in order to help business owners and property managers maximize their investment, says KENDELL CLARK.