Better light bulbs through science

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Better light bulbs through science

Postby jgarry » Tue Jun 02, 2009 1:28 pm


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Postby Professor Science » Tue Jun 02, 2009 1:33 pm

This is older, but also pretty cool.

http://blogs.howstuffworks.com/2008/03/ ... ight-bulb/

I think it would have some real applications for indoor gardening. Using it for regular lighting may cause sunburns.
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Postby KitemanSA » Tue Jun 02, 2009 2:24 pm

If these guys could cause a surface to emit preferentially in the band gap frequency of a silicon PV cell, they may be on the way to 70+% efficient solar cells. Pardon me, solar THERMAL cells.

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Postby Scupperer » Tue Jun 02, 2009 4:13 pm

Well, it doesn't matter anyway. Incandescents are being banned. Not only will they have to industrialize their laser, they'll have to pay off politicians to reverse the ban.
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Postby MSimon » Tue Jun 02, 2009 5:23 pm

Scupperer wrote:Well, it doesn't matter anyway. Incandescents are being banned. Not only will they have to industrialize their laser, they'll have to pay off politicians to reverse the ban.


In America the "ban" is efficiency related. So if they can get to 50 W for 100W of light they will be OK. I think.
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Postby MSimon » Tue Jun 02, 2009 5:50 pm

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