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Illumination & Displays

Multimedia presentations: Light for a Better World

Slides and video of talks at the International Year of Light event held in Washington, DC, in September 2015.

28 September 2015, SPIE Newsroom. DOI: 10.1117/2.3201509.03
International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies

The following talks were presented at Light for a Better World: a Celebration of U.S. Innovation, held in Washington, DC on 12 September 2015. Presentations consist of audio and slides. Length: approximately 20 minutes each. 

Opening Remarks

France Cordova, National Science FoundationFrance Córdova
Director, National Science Foundation

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 Development of the Blue Light-Emitting Diode

Shuji Nakamura, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara

Shuji Nakamura
University of California, Santa Barbara

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Development of Super-Resolved Fluorescence Microscopy

Eric Betzig, Janelia Research Campus, HHMIEric Betzig
Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

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Solid-State Lighting: Transforming Our World

Gerald Duffy, GE LightingGerald Duffy
GE Lighting

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Moore's Law and how we can Extend it -- What Merging Photonics with Nanoelectronics will do

Michael Liehr, AIM PhotonicsMichael Liehr
AIM Photonics

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