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New Laser Could Lead To A Much Faster Internet
2014-02-21 06:15:59

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Caltech researchers have developed a new laser that could send data over the Internet backbone up to 20 times faster. The breakthrough culminates five years of work by researchers working under Amnon Yariv, professor of applied physics and electrical engineering at Caltech. The current study was led by postdoctoral scholar Christos Santis and graduate student Scott Steger. While laser light is capable of carrying vast amounts...

2014-02-20 12:20:42

MIAMI, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Miami, FL - The Florida Automobile Dealers Association announced today that it is endorsing Future Energy Solutions (FES). The South Florida based company is the first in the lighting industry to receive this endorsement. (Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140220/MN68593 The Florida Automobile Dealers Association is the non-profit trade organization for Florida's new-vehicle, franchised Florida auto dealers. FADA provides...

2014-02-19 23:22:26

Serving the utilities, industrial and commercial business communities for over 40 years, leading manufacturer and distributor of high grade lighting equipment Larson Electronics has released a new 6000-watt extendable light tower. This portable light tower is equipped with four 1,500-watt metal halide lamps that produce 575,000 lumens of light. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 The WAL-C-4XM Quadpod Mini Light Tower from Larson Electronics produces approximately 575,000 lumens of...

2014-02-19 23:04:34

Lighting Upgrade with [P2] Fixtures Saves Over $130K Annually, Cuts 1.3 Million kWh Milwaukee, Wisconsin (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 The Shops at Grand Avenue’s parking garage in Milwaukee, Wis., has significantly cut its lighting maintenance costs, reduced its electricity consumption and improved its lighting quality with an LED lighting upgrade. Current Electric Co. of Brookfield performed the energy-efficient lighting retrofit, using the VPL LED parking vaportight fixture manufactured...

2014-02-19 12:31:12

Company Also Wins Four More Product Innovation Awards GREENVILLE, S.C., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hubbell Lighting, a world leader in lighting innovation, announced today that the company has been named Technology Brand of the Year by Architectural SSL Magazine and received four 2014 Product Innovation Awards (PIA) from the publication. Since 2011, Hubbell Lighting has won 110 industry awards for its new product innovations, including 33 Architectural SSL Magazine PIA. "One of...

2014-02-19 12:27:33

Announces six new solid-state lighting clients to its roster--demonstrating PR agency's expansion of communications strategies to this high-growth industry SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MCA Public Relations, a leading high-tech global public relations and marketing solutions agency serving the semiconductor, microelectronics, life science and flat-panel display industries, announced it has launched a new solid-state lighting (SSL) practice specifically designed to...

2014-02-18 23:02:39

The New York 3.0 is made in the USA with a LUXEON CoB LED and a revolutionary new PAR38 body. Brooklyn, New York (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 LED Waves is pleased to announce the release of the New York 3.0 Dimmable LED PAR38: the latest update to their exclusive line of American-made LED light bulbs. Like its predecessor, the New York 3.0 is designed, assembled and tested onsite at LED Waves headquarters in NYC; giving it higher quality assured by a five year warranty. Inspired in part by...

2014-02-18 08:23:59

Aleddra's superior customer service extends beyond having a great product as they confront unique installation challenges RENTON, Wash., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Life is full of variables, and there is no difference when it comes to energy efficient lighting. Take the linear fixture retrofit as an example. One would assume that all linear fixtures should be made according to the same dimension and within the standard tolerance of deviation. Such assumptions have been proven to...

2014-02-18 08:23:24

With new lower pricing & robust utility rebate programs, Philips LED bulbs are most affordable on the market SOMERSET, N.J., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Philips, the global leader in lighting, continues to deliver on the company's commitment to making quality LED bulbs more affordable for consumers with its second generation 75-watt and 100-watt LED equivalent bulbs that are now ENERGY STAR (ES) qualified. With utility rebates of up to $10 per bulb, these latest additions to the...

2014-02-18 08:22:05

$10M Series B Launch Fuels Growth ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LumaStream, the leader in end-to-end low-voltage systems for LED lighting, today announces the close of $10M as its first Series B Preferred Equity tranche. The funding will significantly expand LumaStream's capacity to fulfill orders from a growing number of hospitality and multi-site retail customers who are realizing the significant benefits of LumaStream's unique approach to LED lighting. LED is...


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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Electromagnetic Spectrum -- The electromagnetic spectrum describes the various types of electromagnetic radiation based on their wavelengths. Radio, representing wavelengths from a few feet to well over a mile, is at one end of the spectrum. Gamma ray radiation is at the other end: the wavelength of the harder types is so short, in the subatomic range, that we do not have instruments capable of directly measuring it. While the above classification scheme is generally accurate, in...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Electromagnetic Radiation -- Electromagnetic radiation is a combination of oscillating electric and magnetic fields propagating through space and carrying energy from one place to another. Light is a form of electromagnetic radiation. The theoretical study of electromagnetic radiation is called electrodynamics, a subfield of electromagnetism. When any wire (or other conducting object such as an antenna) conducts alternating current, electromagnetic radiation is propagated at the same...

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