Using Light Based Communications For Serious Data Handling. The electronic data connections within and between microchips are increasingly becoming a bottleneck in the exponential growth of data traffic worldwide. Optical connections are the obvious successors but optical data transmission requires an adequate nanoscale light source, and this has been lacking.

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Really, Incandescent Bulbs More Efficient than LED. Don’t they have that backwards? It is getting harder and harder to find incandescent light bulbs in the hardware or grocery stores. It is is even harder to find a consumer that wants to buy one. I mean why would we when we have LED technology that blows them […]

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The Christmas Miracle of LED Lighting Technology. Everyone loves a world record right, and it is the season for Christmas trees, lights and ornaments so lets look at the latest Christmas record. The team was trying to break the record for the largest display of lights on an artificial Christmas tree and they succeeded.

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Using LED Technology to Grow Plants. LED technology is everywhere and even with the huge improvements in energy efficiency in todays LED designs, researchers are making it even better. However can we use LED lighting for grow lights and green houses to grow plants and crops?

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Hybrid optoelectronic devices based on blends of hard and soft semiconductors can combine the properties of the two material types, opening the possibility for devices with novel functionality and properties, such as cheap and scalable solution-based processing methods.

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Flexible or Twistable LED Technology from UCLA. LED technology has pushed conventional lighting systems out of the market is just the last 5 years or so. Try finding anything but LED Christmas tree lights this coming season. However the advancements to LED are nothing compared to the innovations that are happening with LED’s.

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We Need a Step Change in Development of Energy Saving Power Devices and Solar cells. Semiconductors are what make computers, cell phones and x-boxes possible. Over the last 50 years the quality, size and cost for fabrication have all improved dramatically and you can see the results in what is now available for consumers. Solar […]

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A USB Powered Portable LED Lighting Project Funded by Crowd Funding. At Tek-THink, we love it when technology turns into cool new products that are useful for people or change some aspect of our lives or planet. Here is one new product that was introduced through crowd funding as a USB powered lighting personal portable […]

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