Navigation Links
Julia Phillips to speak on solid-state lighting's contributions to national energy efficiency
Date:2/20/2010

SAN DIEGO, Calif. Solid-state lighting and its potential as a near-term generator of energy efficiencies will be the topic of a presentation by Julia Phillips, director of the Physical, Chemical, and Nano Sciences Center at Sandia National Laboratories, at the 2010 AAAS annual meeting. The meeting runs Feb. 18-22 in San Diego, Calif.

In her talk, Phillips describes ways that solid-state lighting can better utilize existing energy sources and identifies areas of needed nanotechnology research in the ongoing work to hasten its mainstream adoption. She will discuss how further energy efficiency in technologies such as solid-state lighting could assist the nation in securing its energy future.

"Efficiency is an important interim piece of the energy puzzle as we wait for energy research to bring us new technologies," Phillips said. "It's not the only piece, but it is an important one. It's relatively low-hanging fruit compared to discovering whole new energy sources."

Sandia leads the $46 million Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) for solid-state lighting science, one of 46 funded by DOE's Office of Science. These centers enlist the talents and skills of the very best American scientists and engineers to address current fundamental scientific roadblocks to U.S. energy security.

Phillips said lighting represents one of the greatest opportunities for efficiency. Currently, between 75 to 95 percent of the energy used in conventional lighting is wasted. Phillips said most forms of light-production produce great amounts of heat that is wasted energy and sometimes must be dissipated through cooling.

Lighting currently consumes about 22 percent of U.S. electricity at a cost to consumers of about $50 billion per year. Though solid-state lighting is an emerging technology it has the potential to reduce energy consumption for lighting by a factor of three to six times.


'/>"/>

Contact: Stephanie Holinka
slholin@sandia.gov
505-284-9227
DOE/Sandia National Laboratories
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology technology :

1. DeSilva + Phillips, Mediabankers, names Jim Brennan to Head Healthcare IT M&A Practice
2. Cephalon Appoints Craig C. Phillips as Vice President and General Manager of Oncology Business Unit
3. Micromet, Inc. Appoints Barclay Phillips as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
4. NIH Director Francis Collins to Speak at National Press Club February 26 on A New Era of Quantum Leaps in Biomedical Research
5. Beike Biotechnology CSO Speaks on Role of Stem Cells in Treating Diabetic Foot Disease at IPA Diabetic Foot Care Conference, India
6. Advanced Cell Technologys Chief Scientific Officer, Robert Lanza, Opening Plenary Speaker at the 3rd International Conference on Cell Therapy
7. Jonathan Moreno and Andrew Light Speak About Biotechnology and Global Warming at the National Press Club
8. Dr. Damien Bates of Organogenesis Speaks on Regenerative Medicine for Opening Night of TEDMED Conference
9. CEO of Burrill & Company to Speak at BioConference Live Slated for November 17th and 18th
10. Orexigen(R) Therapeutics to Speak at UBS Global Life Sciences Conference
11. Orexigen(R) Therapeutics to Speak at Upcoming Conferences
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/18/2014)... Sept. 18, 2014 Research and Markets ... and Chinese Stem Cell Industry Report, 2014-2017" report ... undifferentiated biological cells that can differentiate into specialized cells ... cells. Stem cell therapy can be applied to treatment ... disease), nervous system diseases, damage or lesion of liver, ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... 18, 2014 Research and Markets ... Diagnostics (Polymerase Chain Reaction, In-situ hybridization, Immunohistochemistry) Market - ... offering. The global companion diagnostics market ... from 2014 to 2019. Factors such as rising need ... companion diagnostics by the pharmaceutical industry, support from regulatory ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... SAN DIEGO , Sept. 18, 2014  MEI Pharma, ... on the clinical development of novel therapies for cancer, announced ... Chief Executive Officer, will present at BioCentury,s NewsMakers in ... at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time from the Millennium Broadway Hotel ... A live webcast of the presentation can be accessed at ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... 18 septembre 2014 Mapi, société créée ... 1974, a été depuis 40 ans l,un ... cliniques traditionnelles par des évaluations recentrées sur ... les impacts économiques des traitements. ... A cours d,une récente conférence téléphonique ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Global and Chinese Stem Cell Industry Report, 2014-2017 2Global and Chinese Stem Cell Industry Report, 2014-2017 3Global Companion Diagnostics (Polymerase Chain Reaction, In-situ hybridization, Immunohistochemistry) Market - Trends & Forecasts to 2019 2Global Companion Diagnostics (Polymerase Chain Reaction, In-situ hybridization, Immunohistochemistry) Market - Trends & Forecasts to 2019 3MEI Pharma To Present At BioCentury's NewsMakers Conference 2MEI Pharma To Present At BioCentury's NewsMakers Conference 31974 - 2014 - Mapi fĂȘte ses 40 ans 2
... , , , ... ) an implantable biological medical device and cardiovascular tissue processing company, ... human cardiac patch since FDA clearance. The surgeries were performed ... Hospital in Ann Arbor, MI by Richard G. Ohye, M.D., associate ...
... ... its B2B sales into the Cloud with the help of EDL,s CloudCraze eCommerce application. ... Chicago, Ill. & Lincoln, Neb. ... today announced that LI-COR is moving its B2B sales into the Cloud with the help ...
... , , , ... Life Science Summit (SALSS) today announced that U.S. Representative Diana DeGette ... summit, which opens in Stockholm on August 20, 2009. Ms. ... 2007 and an advisor to President Obama on healthcare reform, will ...
Cached Biology Technology:CryoLife Announces Implants of First FDA-Cleared SynerGraft(R) Processed Human Cardiac Patch Material 2CryoLife Announces Implants of First FDA-Cleared SynerGraft(R) Processed Human Cardiac Patch Material 3CryoLife Announces Implants of First FDA-Cleared SynerGraft(R) Processed Human Cardiac Patch Material 4Biosciences Firm Chooses CloudCraze for eCommerce Business Solution -- LI-COR and EDL Consulting Take Expertise into the "Cloud" 2Biosciences Firm Chooses CloudCraze for eCommerce Business Solution -- LI-COR and EDL Consulting Take Expertise into the "Cloud" 3Swedish-American Life Science Summit (SALSS) to Address Major Issues Including Healthcare Reform, Synthetic Biology and Innovative Financing for Biotechs 2Swedish-American Life Science Summit (SALSS) to Address Major Issues Including Healthcare Reform, Synthetic Biology and Innovative Financing for Biotechs 3Swedish-American Life Science Summit (SALSS) to Address Major Issues Including Healthcare Reform, Synthetic Biology and Innovative Financing for Biotechs 4
(Date:9/18/2014)... Sept. 18, 2014 -- Arizona turned its newborn screening program ... few short months, earning it the first-ever Newborn Screening Quality ... of Dimes presented Will Humble, M.P.H., Arizona,s Department of Health ... today. Mr. Humble established a policy of full transparency for ... newborn blood samples to the lab for analysis, and set ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... rabbitfish which have devastated algal forests in the eastern ... Mediterranean basin if their distribution continues to expand as ... by an international team of researchers led by Dr ... of the Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Studies in Spain, ... Members of the team surveyed more than 1000 kilometres ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... of the fish world, are the ideal animal in ... They,ve moved from the ocean into tens of thousands ... time changing their skeleton to adapt to the new ... of sticklebacks now have turned up one of the ... simple change in that gene,s regulation in a freshwater ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):March of Dimes honors Arizona with first-ever newborn screening award 2March of Dimes honors Arizona with first-ever newborn screening award 3Tropical fish a threat to Mediterranean Sea ecosystems 2Counting fish teeth reveals regulatory DNA changes behind rapid evolution, adaptation 2Counting fish teeth reveals regulatory DNA changes behind rapid evolution, adaptation 3
... that living a stressful lifestyle can take its toll, making us ... around the office. The same appears to be true of ... published Nov. 10 in the journal Nature , dopamine-releasing neurons ... a lifestyle that requires lots of energy, creating stress that could ...
... a foreign object such as a catheter enters the body, ... a slick coating a biofilm that is highly ... be defeated by a basic approach of conventional means. Instead ... the key players in the network and how they operate. ...
... , The researchers characterize their new technique as a neat ... microscopy, but it,s more like the difference between finding the ... until you fall over it, or using a flashlight. In ... the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the ...
Cached Biology News:Stress takes its toll in Parkinson's disease 2Research provides new leads in the case against drug-resistant biofilms 2AFM positioning: Shining light on a needle in a haystack 2
Human VEGF R3/Flt-4 Phycoerythrin MAb (Clone 54733)...
Immunogen: Synthetic peptide based on the sequence: SPSSGPSLTADSMWR Storage: -20 C, Avoid Freeze/Thaw Cycles...
Human Legumain Affinity Purified Polyclonal Ab...
Human beta IG-H3 MAb (Clone 348506) Keywords: BIGH3, betaIG-H3 Protein Family: Extracellular Matrix Molecules...
Biology Products: