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2014 Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to blue LED inventors

Laura Goodall posted in on October 8th, 2014.

The 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to two Japanese scientists and a Japanese-born American for developing the blue light-emitting diode (LED), the missing piece that now allows manufacturers to produce white light far more efficiently than incandescent or fluorescent bulbs. Thanks to their invention, Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano of Japan and […]

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