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A brighter design emerges for low-cost, 'greener' LED light bulbs
October 15, 2014
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.The phase-out of traditional incandescent light bulbs in the U.S. and elsewhere, as well as a growing interest in energy efficiency, has given light-emitting diode (LED) lighting a sales boost. However, that trend could be short-lived as key materials known as rare earth elements become more expensive. Scientists have now designed new materials for making household LED bulbs without using these ingredients.Full Story
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