By Antony Corrie, Harvard Americas
The evolution of energy efficient technology is having a significant effect on how we control our lighting requirements. Antony Corrie, president of worldwide sales at Harvard Americas, explains how swift and sophisticated design advancements can save energy and cut carbon emissions. Continue reading
By Ning Lei, Chief Principal Engineer – Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc.
LEDs, or light-emitting diodes, are a form of solid-state lighting. A typical LED light comprises a small piece of semiconductor, an integrated optical lens to shape its radiation pattern, and a heat sink to dissipate heat and keep the semiconductor at low operating temperature. Continue reading
By Krisha Brooks, P.E., Vice President of Engineering Services – GMR
With the economy still in recovery mode, business owners are looking to cut costs wherever possible. This creates real opportunity when it comes to identifying alternatives to traditional lighting sources. For many businesses, transitioning from antiquating lighting modalities can be an attractive and ultimately cost-saving alternative. While LED can produce a long-term cost savings in terms of maintenance and energy expense when full conversions take place, there remains sizable upfront costs that must be absorbed. Continue reading
By Steven Chen – KLA-Tencor Corp.
LED manufacturing is undergoing a tremendous transformation. The evolution to high brightness LED, larger wafer size and new complex architectures make LED manufacturing more challenging than ever before. Even though these trends greatly benefit the advancement of the LED industry in terms of LED efficiency and performance, they can also potentially negatively impact yield. Continue reading