Open Image…Save ImageOpen Image (using #TmpD/ia)… The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has a new design for light-emitting diodes that achieves a dramatic increase in brightness as well as the ability to create laser light. These characteristics could make it valuable in a range of applications. The device shows an increase in brightness of 100 to 1,000 times […]

Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers have developed new quantum dot solar cells that match the efficiency of existing quantum-dot based devices, but without lead or other toxic elements relied on by most solar cells of this type. Victor Klimov, a physicist specializing in semiconductor nanocrystals at Los Alamos and lead author of the report featured […]

Paul Scherrer Institute researchers have gained insights into a promising material for organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs). The substance enables high light yields and would be inexpensive to produce on a large scale, which means such diodes are practically made for use in large-area room lighting. Researchers have been searching for such materials for a long […]

Linköping University researchers have developed a perovskite light-emitting diode (LED) with both high efficiency and long operational stability. Working with colleagues in Great Britain, China and the Czech Republic developing the perovskite light-emitting diode (LED) the team’s results have been published in Nature Communications. Professor Feng Gao, and head of research at the Division of […]

City College of New York graduate researchers are reporting two breakthroughs with the successful demonstration of an LED (light-emitting diode) based on half-light half-matter quasiparticles in atomically thin materials. This is also the first successful test of an electrically driven light emitter using atomically thin semiconductors embedded in a light trapping structure (optical cavity). The […]

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