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Researchers mimic fireflies to make brighter LEDs

By Damir Beciri
One Comment10 January 2013

fireflies-isnpire-better-ledsResearchers from Belgium, France, and Canada studied the internal structure of firefly lanterns, the organs on the bioluminescent insect’s abdomens that flash to attract mates, and they managed to employ their findings in order to modify a light-emitting diode (LED) to be up to 55 percent more efficient. The technology oould be employed in near… »