Press Releases

CLTC and Chevron Energy Solutions light the way to brighter streets and city budget savings


CLTC – California cities could save more than $675 million over the next 15 years through streetlight upgrades, based on research conducted by the California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) at UC Davis. Sponsored by Chevron Energy Solutions, the new research findings on the state of street lighting in California will be presented in a free webinar, "Lighting the Way to Safety, Savings and Innovation," 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 29. 

Topanga Launches Solid-State-Driven Advanced Plasma Lighting™ at Lightfair


Topanga Technologies – Exhibited in Topanga’s booth #3738 will be the company’s APL system, comprised of a highly efficient radio frequency power amplifier, an electrode-free quartz bulb operating as a near point-source of intense plasma light, and a digital interface to maximize control and management.

Topanga Launches Solid-State-Driven Advanced Plasma Lighting™ at Lightfair

EverLast Induction Lighting and CLTC introduce the BioLume series


LightNOW – In collaboration with the California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) at UC Davis, EverLast Induction Lighting, a product of Full Spectrum Solutions, introduces The BioLume Series. The new patent-pending lighting series is a collection of hybrid bi-level fixtures that utilize a 5000K induction lamp and amber LEDs, coupled with occupancy sensor controls. When the area is vacant, amber-colored LEDs emit biologically-friendly light. When the sensor is triggered, the induction lamp turns on to provide bright white light for enhanced security. 

Xeralux joins affiliate program at the California Lighting Technology Center


Xeralux –​ Xeralux, Inc. announced that it is now an affiliate of the California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) at the University of California, Davis and will utilize its cutting edge facilities and dynamic support staff to accelerate the product development and market availability of Xeralux outdoor area and industrial lighting retrofits and fixtures. Xeralux and CLTC will refine such things as light distribution, efficiency, and controls. 

SHARP Labs of America seeks grad student R&D interns


Sharp Labs of America – The Advanced Video and Display Technologies Department in SHARP Laboratories of America is seeking Graduate Student R&D Interns for the summer of 2011 in Solid State Lighting. We are looking for Doctoral or advanced Masters level students with exceptional research and development credentials as well as strong hardware prototyping skills 

Philips offers three-month internship in light and well-being/stimulation


Philips – Royal Philips Electronics is a world-wide diversified Health and Well-being
company, focused on improving people’s lives through timely innovations. As a world leader in healthcare, lifestyle and lighting, Philips integrates technologies and design into people-centric solutions. The candidate will be doing foundational research into the emotional and biological effects of light and the methods to quantify these effects through simulation. 


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