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LEDs, the new electronic lighting (The)

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  00:05:00  2013  HD 16/9  Color  Sound

A revolution is underway in the field of lighting. Several researchers and engineers explain how light-emitting diodes, better known as LEDs, work.
They demonstrate how this new electronic lighting will gradually replace existing bulbs because it reduces energy consumption and therefore pollution. LEDs are increasingly used in light boards, home and street lighting, monuments and transportation.
Research is also focusing on tomorrow's lighting, with OLEDs (organic light-emitting diodes) for example, which make it possible to produce very thin and flexible light emitters.

Producer : CNRS Images
 
Author : MORA CHEVAIS Marie (CNRS Images, UPS CNRS, Meudon)
Director : MORA CHEVAIS Marie (CNRS Images, UPS CNRS, Meudon)
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Audiovisual processLive shots. Use of photographs and Satellites views.
Live sounds and voice-over. Music (Silvain Vanot).
PersonnalitiesZISSIS Georges(LAPLACE, UMR Univ. Toulouse 3, CNRS et INP Toulouse); MASSOL Laurent(LED Engineering Development); DANTELLE Géraldine(PMC, UMR CNRS et Ec. Polytechnique, Palmaiseau)
NotesLAPLACE : Laboratoire Plasma et Conversion d'Energie.
PMC : Laboratoire de physique de la matière condensée.
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Chemistry ; Physics

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Number4200
PublicLarge audience
Original SupportHD
VersionFrench
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