LED

  • (noun): Diode such that light emitted at a p-n junction is proportional to the bias current; color depends on the material used.
    Synonyms: light-emitting diode

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History Of The Americas - European Colonization
... Spain sponsored a major exploration led by Christopher Columbus in 1492 it quickly led to extensive European colonization of the Americas ... It was also a time of growing religious, imperial and economic rivalries that led to a competition for the establishment of colonies ...
Szczecin - History - After 1945
... The 1962 Szczecin military parade led to a road traffic accident in which a tank of the Polish People's Army crushed bystanders, killing seven children and injuring many more ... The resultant panic in the crowd led to further injuries in the rush to escape ... known as the August Agreements, which led to the first legalization of Solidarity, was signed in Szczecin ...
Zeleia
... Zeleia led a force of warriors to aid Troy during the Trojan War, led by Pandarus, son of Lycaon ... from Lycia in southwestern Asia Minor, led by Sarpedon and Glaucus ...
Lascaux - Threats
... In the late 1950s appearance of lichens and crystals on the walls led to closure of the caves in 1963 ... This led to restriction of access to the real caves to a few visitors every week and the creation of a replica cave for visitors to Lascaux ... The fungal infection crises have led to the establishment of an International Scientific Committee for Lascaux and rethinking how, and how much, human access should be ...
Light-emitting Diode - Applications
... In general, all the LED products can be divided into two major parts, the public lighting and indoor lighting ... LED uses fall into four major categories Visual signals where light goes more or less directly from the source to the human eye, to convey a message or meaning ... Narrow band light sensors where LEDs operate in a reverse-bias mode and respond to incident light, instead of emitting light ...

Famous quotes containing the word led:

    The Moor is of a free and open nature,
    That thinks men honest that but seem to be so,
    And will as tenderly be led by the nose
    As asses are.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    I shall return in the dark and be seen,
    Be led to my own room by well-intentioned hands,
    Placed in a box with a lid whose underside is dark
    So as to grow....
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)

    After which you led me to water
    And bade me drink, which I did, owing to your kindness.
    You would not let me out for two days and three nights,
    Bringing me books bound in wild thyme and scented wild grasses
    As if reading had any interest for me ...
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)