Latest from the lighting market: licht.de news

Here you will find the latest news from the lighting market, compiled by licht.de.

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10.03.2021

CIE publication on discomfort glare in traffic

Overview of research methods, mathematical models and relevant variables

A uniform model for the discomfort glare in traffic far does not exist so far. The new report of the CIE (International Commission on Illumination),...

01.02.2021

Do you speak light technology?

International Lighting Vocabulary (ILV) sets international standard

The 2nd edition of the International Lighting Vocabulary (ILV) of the International Commission on Illumination (CIE) offers 1.347 definitions on 248...

05.01.2021

8 tips for the home office

A carefully designed lighting promotes concentration

Many professionals are again working from home. But not all have really adapted to having their office in their private home yet. Ergonomics and an...

07.12.2020

Study: Double Dynamic Lighting

Researchers are testing light based on biological, aesthetic and functional aspects

Standards and guidelines are defining minimum requirements for office lighting. But employees desire more, as an ongoing study in Denmark reveals....

16.11.2020

Photon Hub Europe starts in 2021

Financial support from the EU for the pan-european digital innovation center for photonics

Photon Hub Europe is the new pan-european innovation center for photonics. It has been awarded 19 Million Euro investment from the EU´s HORIZON 2020...

12.10.2020

Light on, virus dead

New applications for UV-C disinfection

Radiation has been used for decades to disinfect for example drinking water. Also surfaces of ambulances or treadmills in industrial production are...

18.09.2020

Kardorff engineers are “Lighting designers of the year“

German Lighting Design Award 2020 presented trophies in eleven categories

More than 400 participants followed the online gala event and award ceremony  of the “Deutscher Lichtdesign-Preis 2020“ on September, 17th. Out of 53...

25.08.2020

Do you know why moths are attracted by light?

licht.de explains the appeal of light for nocturnal insects

Quickly airing the room in summer evenings without turning off the light can attract myriads of insects. Specially moths soon enter a spiralling path...

09.07.2020

Travel tips light festivals

Experience summer nights in the glow of light art

“Stay home“ is over. Borders open again and wanderlust comes back strongly. Friends of light art are heading east: For example to the “Lighting...

02.07.2020

Printed LED

Improved optical and electronic features

For the first time scientists have produces LEDs by means of inkjet printing with a hybrid Perowskit semiconductor material. Until now this was only...

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