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Changing the Lights: Are LEDs Ready to Become the Market Standard?

Jeff Hecht

Optics and Photonics News, Vol. 23, Issue 3, pp. 44-50 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPN.23.3.000044


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Abstract

Solid-state lighting promises higher efficiency than fluorescent or incandescent bulbs-and without their many limitations. Yet the bright new technology faces important challenges before it can truly replace Thomas Edison’s venerable invention.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(230.3670) Optical devices : Light-emitting diodes
(330.1715) Vision, color, and visual optics : Color, rendering and metamerism
(220.2945) Optical design and fabrication : Illumination design

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Jeff Hecht, "Changing the Lights: Are LEDs Ready to Become the Market Standard?," Optics & Photonics News 23(3), 44-50 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/opn/abstract.cfm?URI=opn-23-3-44


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