Monthly archives: September 2012

Next generation of LEDs

2006 Millennium Prize winner Shuji Nakamura is developing a process for manufacturing semiconductors that will remove the last obstacle in the path of LED lighting. The white LED lights that won the Millennium Prize are in evidence everywhere today – and especially in places where power consumption counts. Mobile phone backlights, LED televisions, torches and indicator lights on electrical equipment are places where long-lasting, power-saving LED lights come into their own.