New lighting technology uses nanoparticles to mimic daylight in any environment

By Shawn Knight ยท 4 replies
Apr 22, 2014
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  1. A new breakthrough in lighting promises to deliver natural-looking artificial daylight for the first time. Where previous advancements have focused on things like color temperature, this new technology developed by Paolo di Trapani at the University of Insubria focuses on...

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  2. GhostRyder

    GhostRyder This guy again... Posts: 2,198   +593

    Sounds cool, I would see this as a cool device for people who need light like this during the night. For instance, people who work shifts only at night could then use this to make it feel more alive. Plus if nothing else its a cool addition to any modern house.
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  3. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 9,715   +3,694

    Just think!! With this you could have a 7 day vacation in one night.
  4. Typo, its Rayleigh, not Reylight, Scattering
  5. John Pombrio

    John Pombrio TS Rookie

    You still will have issues with color temperature and CRI. To truly mimic daylight, the "white" LED will need to be 5-6000 K and have a broad spectrum CRI. Using a muddy 2700K LED will look like a sunset all the time.

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