An explosion proof lighting fixture indicates that if explosive gas gathers inside the fixture and then explodes, the fixture will contain the explosion. The design of the fixture then, needs to have a “flame path” where the fire is extinguished, but the pressure is released. In the certification
We are currently developing a grow light. This fixture is designed to be better at growing and brighter than conventional solutions. The lux to PPFD or lumen to PPF conversion for the fixture is much higher than HPS fixture. We have taken our “Food Safe” fixture design and integrated plant lighting.
Several companies have heavily patented the use of remote phosphors in lighting applications. Most of these patents are broad enough to cover any LED use of phosphors. Additionally there are numerous application-specific patents out there by a wide range of companies. LEDs Magazine has a good overview
The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is a collegiate competition made up of contests that challenge student teams to design and build full-size, solar-powered houses. The winner of the competition is the team that best blends design excellence and smart energy production with innovation, market
The initial trial units of a fully sealed luminaire design failed after several weeks in-situ under water at a depth of approximately 3m. Design modifications to the RSLED head and further testing were carried out to enable permanent submersion at depths of up to 4m. Based on internal CRS Electronics
Photobiology is the study of light and its effect on living things. There has been a great deal of study on photobiology in the area of agriculture. The interest continues to grow because the science is becoming more refined and the marketplace is developing. Some random notes and an initial Nemalux