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Written on August 28, 2014 at 7:26 pm, by

Via CarbonLighthouse comes an interesting discussion of just how many lumens per watt (LPW) we can theoretically get out of LED emitters. Spoiler: 683. And only at one wavelength, a practical color-changing entertainment fixture will have to contain different types of emitters at different wavelengths and the LPW will necessarily go down. At last we  Continue Reading »

Written on August 26, 2014 at 3:53 pm, by

Well, TMB went and made the Firefly, a product I drew the basic idea for about a year ago, though mine was based on an EL wire instead of LEDs to get the true “glowing filament look”. The basic idea is to take a power-hungry but beautiful 3200 Kelvin light source and get the same  Continue Reading »