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Craford Awarded IEEE Edison Medal

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George Craford, solid-state lighting fellow at Lumileds, was selected to receive the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ (IEEE) Edison Medal for his lifetime of contributions to the development and commercialization of visible LED materials and devices. Craford is best known for his invention of the yellow LED in 1972. He then led the development of increasingly brighter red, orange and amber LEDs. In 1979, Craford began work at Hewlett-Packard, where his team pioneered the development of AlInGaP LEDs using metal organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD). At the...Read full article

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