Sunday, August 17, 2008

Turn cheap aluminium into powerful lamps!

What a cool idea!
I cannot wait to see some of these lamps!!

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign made the low-cost lamps by treating aluminum foil bought at the grocery store with an acidic bath. The new light source, which is lighter, brighter, and more efficient than incandescent light, is described in the June issue of the Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics.

Article here.

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