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Rensselaer researchers identify cause of LED "efficiency droop"
July 30, 2013
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute researchers have identified the mechanism behind a plague of LED light bulbs: A flaw called "efficiency droop" that causes LEDs to lose up to 20 percent of their efficiency as they are subjected to greater electrical currents. Full Story
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