Nobel Prize: LED Is Mankind’s Greatest Invention

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Nobel Prize: LED Is Mankind’s Greatest Invention

Sweden, 7 October 2014– It’s Official: The Nobel Prize awards three scientists in Japan and the US for the invention of blue light emitting diode or LED. The Nobel Prize also declared LED lighting as the world’s greatest invention to benefit mankind.

Blue LED, the world's greatest invention to benefit mankind adjudged by Nobel Prize 2014. Photo courtesy BBC News.

Blue LED, the world’s greatest invention to benefit mankind adjudged by Nobel Prize 2014. Photo courtesy BBC News.

The new Nobel Laureates, Professors Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura – will arrive in Stockholm to receive the distinction in December. They invented the first blue LEDs in the 1990s.

2014 Nobel Prize Laureates and Blue LED Inventors: Professors Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura. Photo Courtesy BBC News.

2014 Nobel Prize Laureates and Blue LED Inventors: Professors Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura. Photo Courtesy BBC News.

The Nobel Prize cited that “by using blue LEDs, white light can be created in a new way. With the advent of LED lamps we now have more long-lasting and more efficient alternatives to older light sources.”

According to Dr. Frances Saunders, President, Institute of Physics: “With 20% of the world’s electricity used for lighting, it’s been calculated that optimal use of LED lighting could reduce this to 4%.”

See the rest of the BBC Story on Nobel Prize 2014 here.

Download the full Nobel Prize 2014 report here.

As a green energy advocate, 8 Mountain Movers welcomes this great news with great hopes that many other organisations, companies, and institutions will not waste a moment’s delay and will switch to LED lighting. Through our partner, Centron Energy Savings Technology Corp., we bring GES 4th Generation LED lighting — the most advanced LED lighting technology in the Philippines.

We humbly take part in the celebration of this world acclaim for a product that truly benefits mankind.

We hope you could join the movement for green energy and contact us to help you switch to LED lighting today!

 

 

 

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