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Human Perception of Electric Light & Daylight: Vibrant to Cozy

How do we perceive various configurations of window blinds, outdoor skies and CCTs?

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Investigating the Purple Light Phenomenon in LED Streetlights

Researchers test 28 samples and report the technical causes of LED streetlight color shift

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New Study Offers Insights into Reducing LED Glare

LED Lighting Design: How application of overhead fixtures can be optimized to minimize discomfort

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Exposure to Urban Lighting Linked to Increased Stroke Risk

American Heart Association reports exposure to outdoor artificial light at night may be a risk factor for cerebrovascular disease

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Evaluating Glare and Discomfort in Bright Spaces

A comprehensive study sheds light on the complexities of glare perception

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What Color is that Smell? How Odors Impact Color Perception

Next time a client mentions that the color temperature seems too warm, perhaps someone just spilled a latte

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MIT Study: Pair Germicidal UV with Ventilation for Safety

Navigating the complexities of 222nm far UVC light disinfection technology and indoor safety

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Illuminating Research: Light Exposure's Connection to Mental Health

Timing and duration of light exposure found to significantly impact a range of psychiatric disorders

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Nobel Prize in Physics Celebrates Breakthroughs in Light Pulse Experiments

In the blink of an attosecond: Physics Nobel lauds rapid light pulse pioneers

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Researchers Claim LED Streetlights Don’t Affect Melatonin Levels

Compared to no streetlights or high pressure sodium (HPS), researchers find that LED lighting does not impact melatonin levels

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Lighting Research Center partners with SPIE to initiate new 3D printing conference

Lighting Research Center partners with SPIE to initiate new 3D printing conference

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Breakthrough: "This Device can See Millions of Colors"

Researchers claim that “A-Eye” can process color far more accurately than existing machines

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The Viability of Commercial UV LED Products

Reports examine the state of current commercial UV LEDs

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Harm from Blue Light Exposure Increases with Age

Oregon State University study reports damaging effects of blue light may be strongly age dependent

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New Study Links Light Intensity to Mood

Regions of the brain that impact mood are affected by light intensity

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6½ Takeaways from the SSL Opportunities Report

Eye-opening targets for LED fixture performance and adoption

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DALI+ and Wireless Gateways Explained

New DALI Alliance technical guides explain DALI+ and wireless gateways

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Nine LED Brands vs. H.I.D. vs. the Sun

Recent study compares the performance of various horticultural lighting sources

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Could a Novel Light Therapy Help People With Alzheimer's?

LHRC is exploring the science with help from a 5-year grant

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5 Big Questions: Human Centric Lighting

Dr. Kevin Houser discusses the science, application and sentiments relating to HCL

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$1.6M Study Will Assess Health Impacts of LED vs. Fluorescent Light

Exploring how the different light sources affect the health of people on regular daytime work schedules

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New Report Examines LED Products as They Age

Ignoring materials limitations can result in low performance and significant chromaticity shifts

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Government Report Links Cancer to Light at Night

A review of shift work at night, light at night, and circadian disruption

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Your D.O.E. Workshop "Cheat Sheet"

Missed a presentation? It's posted here...

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A Global Honor for LED Technology Pioneers

A $1.4M prize and recognition for our favorite kind of diode

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A New Day for Lighting Research

Insights into Mt. Sinai's new center for lighting research

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Kenall Settles Lawsuit with Clear-Vu

Ends dispute over visible light disinfection technology

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Energy Impact of Circadian Lighting

Systems are being specified with increased light levels

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DC-Powered Lighting: 5 Takeaways

Recent report explores availability, adoption and benefits.

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Report:  LED Aging & Efficiency

Changes to the light source, spectral & optical efficiencies

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UL Partnership Promotes UVC Safety

Addresses many categories including home sterilizers

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Light and Alzheimer’s Research

The LRC found promising results in some initial research

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LRC Staff Predict Future of Lighting

Some thought-provoking ideas for a post-pandemic industry

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DOE Grants $200K to SSL Tech Companies

Government funds 6 solid-state lighting projects

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The Facts on Disinfecting with UV

Science-based information on UV light and COVID-19

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New Study Links Light Color to Sleep

PNNL explores the human-centric connection to lighting

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New IES Report on UV Light Sterilization

Germicidal Ultraviolet and how it could help fight COVID-19

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Progress with Zigbee and DALI Standards

Gateway Specs and Certification Program advance platforms

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LED Fixture Reliability: Color Shift

Report explores the impact of LED color shift over time.

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