21 August 2010 What would Edison do with solid state lighting?
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Thomas Edison is widely regarded as the greatest inventor in history and the most prominent individual behind the invention of the electric light. His impressive characteristics as an individual that led to his amazing success as an innovator continue to be an inspiration for researchers today. This paper considers how Edison might proceed in developing solid state lighting into a technology capable of displacing incumbent light sources, including his own incandescent lamps, then reviews some of the "Edison-like" contributions made to solid state lighting by the Next Generation Lighting research program at Georgia Tech.
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Ian T. Ferguson, Ian T. Ferguson, Andrew Melton, Andrew Melton, Tianming Xu, Tianming Xu, Muhammad Jamil, Muhammad Jamil, Will Fenwick, Will Fenwick, } "What would Edison do with solid state lighting?", Proc. SPIE 7784, Tenth International Conference on Solid State Lighting, 77840A (21 August 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.863800; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.863800
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