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

Some articles on led, leds:

Zeleia
... Zeleia led a force of warriors to aid Troy during the Trojan War, led by Pandarus, son of Lycaon ... are distinct from the Lycians who come from Lycia in southwestern Asia Minor, led by Sarpedon and Glaucus ...
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 ... 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 ...
Lascaux - Threats
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 permitted in caves containing prehistoric art ...
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 ...
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 ...

Famous quotes containing the word led:

    deep in the manhood his childhood
    so swiftly led to, a small brook rock-leaping
    into the rapt, imperious, seagoing river.
    Denise Levertov (b. 1923, Anglo–U.S. poet. “The Son.”

    The Canadians of those days, at least, possessed a roving spirit of adventure which carried them further, in exposure to hardship and danger, than ever the New England colonist went, and led them, though not to clear and colonize the wilderness, yet to range over it as coureurs de bois, or runners of the woods, or, as Hontan prefers to call them, coureurs de risques, runners of risks; to say nothing of their enterprising priesthood.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    By 1879, seven churches of various denominations were holding services, which led the local Chronicle to comment, “All have but one religion and one God in common; it is the Crucified Carbonate.”
    —Administration in the State of Colo, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)