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Dow Corning expands silicone materials offerings for LED lighting at Light+Building

Dow Corning expands silicone materials offerings for LED lighting at Light+Bu...

The materials specialist is expanding its portfolio to include more rigid moldable silicones, better adhesives, white reflective coatings, and the ability to mix phosphor into silicone formulations for SSL.

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Dow Corning expands silicone materials offerings for LED lighting at Light+Building

Dow Corning expands silicone materials offerings for LED lighting at Light+Bu...

The materials specialist is expanding its portfolio to include more rigid moldable silicones, better adhesives, white reflective coatings, and the ability to mix phosphor into silicone formulations for SSL.

LED sources need to find a place in the recycling stream (MAGAZINE)

LED sources need to find a place in the recycling stream (MAGAZINE)

Although LEDs boast the advantage of long operational life, the growth in solid-state lighting means that LED producers and government agencies need to have appropriate disposal plans in place, says Nigel Harvey, chief executive of the UK’s WEEE-compliant recycling-service-provider Recolight.
Simulation enables optimum LED street light heat-sink design (MAGAZINE)

Simulation enables optimum LED street light heat-sink design (MAGAZINE)

Djordje Zivanovic and Richard Ozaki describe a thermal-design methodology that enabled the development of a new self-cleaning heat sink for an outdoor LED luminaire using simulation tools.

Tertiary optics deliver benefits in SSL product design (MAGAZINE)

Tertiary optics deliver benefits in SSL product design (MAGAZINE)

LEDs are relatively directional light sources but require secondary and tertiary optics to meet the needs of lighting designers and specifiers. Suleyman Turgut explains how tertiary optics are often a necessity for proper lamp and luminaire performance and can be cost-justified in new SSL products.
Regeneration throws light on Norman architectural heritage (MAGAZINE)

Regeneration throws light on Norman architectural heritage (MAGAZINE)

Caroline Hayes examines the regeneration of the lighting scheme at a UNESCO World Heritage Site in England, where modern controls and solid-state lighting are used to enhance the building’s features while project specifiers remain sensitive to the architectural integrity of the monument as well a...

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