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New Research Could Peg Quantum Dots As Future Of Lighting
2012-05-10 03:53:43

Researchers are looking to white-light quantum dots as the future of lighting. White-light quantum dots are ultra-small fluorescent beads of cadmium selenide that are able to convert blue light produced by an LED into a warm white light similar to an incandescent light. Vanderbilt University researchers are reporting that they have successfully boosted the fluorescent efficiency in nano crystals from an original level of three percent to as high as 45 percent.  This feat proves...

2011-11-13 18:05:00

Stylish and eco-friendly LED Task Lights Unveiled at Boutique Design New York Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) November 13, 2011 Mighty Bright, designer and manufacturer of innovative LED lighting products, introduces LUX LED Task Lights for Hospitality at Boutique Design New York (BDNY), the premier hospitality tradeshow, taking place in New York City at Javits Center North, November 13-14, 2011. Streamlined and sophisticated, LUX LED Task Lights for Hospitality exemplify Mighty...

2011-06-15 00:00:28

Stylish, Versatile and Eco-Friendly Line of LED Task Lights Unveiled at NeoCon 2011 Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2011 Mighty Bright, designer and manufacturer of innovative LED lighting products, introduces LUX LED Task Lights at NeoCon 2011, the contract industry tradeshow, taking place at The Merchandise Mart in Chicago, June 13-15. LUX is a line of smart, versatile and energy-efficient LED task lights, for use in homes, hotels, offices, and industry. Streamlined and sophisticated,...

2011-05-20 08:00:00

CHICAGO, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumens Light + Living (Lumens.com), the Web's best place to find a complete selection of contemporary lighting, ceiling fans and modern home accessories, has put the spotlight on the development of their new Demandware site. Having been on their previous platform for seven years, Lumens felt they needed a new platform to stay ahead of their customer's needs. Lumens' goal is to enhance their current eCommerce website, providing the best shopping...

2010-10-06 10:08:00

PLYMOUTH, Minn., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- LED lighting technology developer Once Innovations, Inc. (ONCE) announces it has achieved an industry high mark for luminous efficacy at the light engine level. ONCE lab testing of pre-production AC LED modules utilizing the company's proprietary AC conditioning technology has consistently yielded luminous flux of 1080 lumens at 11.8W and correlated color temperature of 2870 K. 50mm diameter AC LED modules are designed to connect to 120VAC, 60Hz...

2009-09-09 16:00:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- (CEDIA Booth #1409) -- Sony today announced a new high-contrast, high-definition projector, adding more options for those looking for a true cinematic home theater experience. The new VPL-VW85 projector features a full HD 1920 x 1080 progressive Silicon X-tal Reflective Display (SXRD(TM)) and 24p True Cinema(TM) technology, delivering a true film-like performance. The new model also has an exceptionally high dynamic contrast of 120,000:1 and brightness...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.