Sunday, September 18, 2011

China Consolidates Grip on Rare Earths

Reading about fluorescent lamps in the assigned readings, you must be starting to understand the role of rare earth metals in helping fluorescent lamps emit light. How does its shortage affect you? What could be the solution?

Department of Energy announce Philips as winner of L Prize competition

What do you think of the lamp? The lamp has been developed to replace the 60-W incandescent lamp. The lamp has 2,727 CCT; 93 CRI; 910 lumens; 93.4 lumens per watt and uses only 9.7 watts.