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Saturday, June 18, 2011

Energy:  A Better Kind of Lightbulb?

This week, the lighting start-up company vu1 is beginning to ship a new type of lightbulb that could displace compact fluorescents and LED lamps as the energy-saving bulb of choice. The technology, known as cathodoluminescence or electron-stimulated luminescence (ESL), offers similar energy savings, but provides a more natural quality of light.

A comparison of efficient lightbulb technologies is at A Better Kind of Lightbulb? by George Musser, March 21, 2011 at Scientific American.

1 comment:

Scott Burns said...

interesting, thanks