History of LED

GE LED Lighting inventor Scientist Nick Holonyak

On October 9, 1962 GE scientist Nick Holonyak illuminated the first practical visible LED.

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Infographic - What's an LED?

See how GE scientists are creating the future of home LED lighting today

A Brilliant Idea: The Story of GE LED Light Bulbs

How many engineers does it take to change a light bulb? GE's founder, Thomas Edison, developed the first commercially viable light bulb in the 1870s. Today, GE has approximately 36,000 technologists working across our businesses and global research centers at the intersection of technology and industry, working to solve some of the world's toughest problems.

Sri Rahm, a physicist at the GE Lighting Institute, discusses lighting technology, energy efficiency, and why your dog shouldn't make lighting decisions for your home.

1,000 Pounds of Coal

Sri Rahm, a physicist at the GE Lighting Institute, discusses lighting technology, energy efficiency, and why your dog shouldn't make lighting decisions for your home.



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