Presentations from Light for a Better World: A Celebration of U.S. Innovation

Slides and video of talks at the International Year of Light event held in Washington, DC, in September 2015.

28 September 2015

The following talks were presented at Light for a Better World: a Celebration of U.S. Innovation, held in Washington, DC on 12 September 2015. Presentations consist of audio and slides. Length: approximately 20 minutes each. 

Opening Remarks

France Cordova, National Science FoundationFrance Córdova
Director, National Science Foundation

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 Development of the Blue Light-Emitting Diode

Shuji Nakamura, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara

Shuji Nakamura
University of California, Santa Barbara

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Development of Super-Resolved Fluorescence Microscopy

Eric Betzig, Janelia Research Campus, HHMIEric Betzig
Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

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Solid-State Lighting: Transforming Our World

Gerald Duffy, GE LightingGerald Duffy
GE Lighting

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Moore's Law and how we can Extend it -- What Merging Photonics with Nanoelectronics will do

Michael Liehr, AIM PhotonicsMichael Liehr
AIM Photonics

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