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Brilliant! chronicles Nobel winner Nakamura's LED innovations

In his 2007 book Brilliant! Shuji Nakamura and the Revolution in Lighting Technology, author Bob Johnstone predicted that Shuji Nakamura (shown) would win the Nobel Prize. A new and revised edition of Brilliant! documents Shuji's award and brings his story up to date, as this excerpt illustrates.

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Cree restructures LED business in face of mid-power onslaught by consolidating LED manufacturing

Cree restructures LED business in face of mid-power onslaught

Lower component pricing trends will lead Cree to consolidate LED manufacturing operations while the company will focus on higher-quality products in its lighting business.

LED business news: Dow Corning IP, new funding, and Eaton management

LED business news: Dow Corning IP, new funding, and Eaton management

In the latest LED business developments, patented silicone encapsulants will improve LED light output, while Eaton shuffles management and Aledia gets major investment for 3-D silicon-based LEDs.

LRC will evaluate adaptive LED headlamps, studying the European Audi A7

LRC will evaluate adaptive LED headlamps, studying the European Audi A7

Thus far the US has not approved deployment of Matrix-style LED high beams that use adaptive control to ensure that LED headlamps don’t disrupt oncoming drivers.

Samsung adds COB LEDs with smaller LES options and vivid color

Samsung adds COB LEDs with smaller LES options and vivid color

Both high-CRI options and enhanced color saturation are options in Samsung's latest COB LEDs, along with some smaller components for tighter optical control.

LED business news: Power Integrations vs. Fairchild, OLEDWorks to expand, IR LEDs

LED business news: Power Integrations vs. Fairchild, OLEDWorks to expand, IR ...

In LED business news, Fairchild and Power Integrations issue dueling statements regarding IP-related court activity while New York Governor Cuomo touts Rochester expansion by OLEDWorks.

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