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Submission + - Electroluminescent plastic bulbs to replace CCFLs? (bbc.co.uk)

hattig writes: US researchers say they have developed a new type of lighting that could replace fluorescent bulbs. The new light source is called field-induced polymer electroluminescent (Fipel) technology. It is made from three layers of white-emitting polymer that contain a small volume of nanomaterials that glow when electric current is passed through them. The developer is promising cheap, hard-to-break, mercury-free, highly efficient bulbs from 2013.
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Electroluminescent plastic bulbs to replace CCFLs?

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