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5 Big Questions:  LED Pioneer

Dr. M. George Craford was one of 5 individuals to receive the 2021 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering (QEPrize) - a prestigious and coveted engineering accolade.  We catch up with Dr. Craford to learn about the triumphs and challenges LED technology development faced throughout his illustrious career.

 

Topics we explore:

  1. Looking back on the evolution of LED technology what were the major turning points in accelerating LED performance?  (1:26)

  2. What challenges did LED development face in the early days?  (9:10)

  3. Considering the high honor of the recent QE Prize, why has LED Development risen to this high level impact and notoriety?  (11:38)

  4. Considering Dr. Craford's past role as CTO of Lumileds, what impact does price pressure have on engineering innovation?  (13:24)

  5. What future technology developments will we see in the area of LEDs?  (16:37)
     

     

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