Illumination

Unusual Molecules Shine Light on New Applications
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Unusual Molecules Shine Light on New Applications

The discovery of molecules that light up only when close together has led to... More

IES Appoints New Technical Director of Standards
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IES Appoints New Technical Director of Standards

Brian Liebel is appointed as the Society’s new Technical Director. More

The Benefits of Natural Light
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The Benefits of Natural Light

Research supports daylighting's positive effect on building performance and human... More

Creatures of Light: An exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History Explores Bioluminescence.
Daydreaming in Light
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Daydreaming in Light

From June through September of this year, Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pa.,... More

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Minimizing SSL Flicker

Lighting Research Center reports provide guidance. More

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Minimizing SSL Flicker

The Lighting Research Center in Troy, N.Y., has published a report in the journal Lighting Research &Technology on the subject of flicker and stroboscopic effects as they relate to solid-state lighting (SSL). The human factor studies were funded by the Alliance for Solid-State Illumination Systems and Technologies (ASSIST) and will serve as the basis for future ASSIST recommended guidelines on flicker in SSL systems. The new report identifies thresholds and acceptance levels for indirect perception of flicker. Project and report summary can be found at bit.ly/oRBrsQ More

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IALD Announces 2011 Election Results

The International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) has announced the results of their 2011 elections. They are as follows: President-Elect: Kevin Theobald, Kevin Theobald Lighting Design, London; Treasurer: Kenneth A. Douglas, Illumination Arts, Bloomfield, N.J.; Board of Directors: David Ghatan, CM Kling & Associates, Alexandria, Va.; Barbara Horton, Horton Lees Brogden Lighting Design, New York; Andreas Schulz, Licht Kunst Licht, Bonn, Germany; and Membership Committee: Paul Beale, Electrolight, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, and Mary Ann Hay, Syska & Hennessy, New York. Elected individuals will begin their terms on Jan. 1, 2011. More

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Yale Exhibit Celebrates Richard Kelly

To mark the centennial year of lighting designer Richard Kelly's birth, an exhibit and symposium titled, “The Structure of Light: Richard Kelly and the Illumination of Modern Architecture,” have been organized at the Yale School of Architecture in New Haven, Conn. More

Biloxi Bay Bridge, Biloxi, Miss.
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Biloxi Bay Bridge, Biloxi, Miss.

Challenge: Reconnecting Two Communities Severed by the Destruction of a Bridge... More

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