Designing energy efficient, high output, perfectly tinted LEDs
SASKATOON – Scientists have combined experimental data gathered at the Canadian Light Source at the University of Saskatchewan and theoretical data to build deep insight into two types of light emitting crystals for next-generation LEDs.
“When we have means of creating more efficient lighting, this has a huge environmental impact,” says Alexander Moewes, Canada Research Chair in Materials Science with Synchrotron Radiation at the University of Saskatchewan, who cites that lighting accounts for 15-20% of global electricity consumption, and therefore for roughly 5% of worldwide greenhouse gas emissions.
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Image: Tristan de Boer, Patrick Braun, Ruhul Amin, Alexander Moewes and Amir Qamar outside the Physics building at USask