“This year’s prize is about light”
This year’s nobel Prize jointly to:
Ø Professor Isamu Akasaki at Meijo University, Nagoya, and Nagoya University, Japan.
Ø Professor Hiroshi Amano at Nagoya University, Japan.
Ø Professor Shuji Nakamura at University of California, Santa Barbara.
RED and Green LEDs have used for many years but Blue LED was not discovered. But a lamp has been made which has RED, GREEN and BLUE LED’s thus producing white light. Thanks to this lamp now we can get white light which energy efficient and has a long lifetime.
This LED technology has replaced almost all the older technologies. The new flash lights, modern smartphones and laptop screens use this LED technology.