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Forum for Illumination Research, Engineering, and Science

Melanopic Green The Other Side of Blue

By Ian Ashdown, P. Eng. (Ret.), FIES Senior Scientist, SunTracker Technologies Ltd. Numerous medical studies have shown that exposure to blue light at night suppresses the production of melatonin by the pineal gland in our brains and so disrupts our circadian rhythms. As a

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The Science of Light and Health: How to Interpret the Claims That Underlie Medical and Wellness Effects

By Douglas Steel, PhD Founder and Chief Scientific Officer of NeuroSense These are transformational times for the lighting industry. The cost of LED-based products has dropped dramatically. At the same time, increased sophistication and capabilities of tunable LED arrays,

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Lighting and the Internet of Things

By Robert F. Karlicek, Jr., Ph.D. Professor of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering Director, Center for Lighting Enabled Systems & Applications Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute The Internet of Things (IoT) is a hot topic these days, driven by the explosion

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