Bright idea: How Shuji Nakamura's LED invention changed the world

Michael Holder
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The electronic engineer shared a Nobel Prize for developing the first blue LED 25 years ago, but he tells BusinessGreen the potential of energy efficient lighting is far from fully realised

As a sign of a bright idea, the image of a lightbulb flicking on above an inventor's head has become ubiquitous. Some would even say a cliché. Rarely, though, has it been as apt as for Shuji Nakamura,...

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