Scientist Gather to Pay Tribute to Nick Holonyak, Inventor of LED

By 2015, half of all new light fixtures sold in the United States will be based on LED technology, developed by UI scientist Nick Holonyak Jr., says M. George Craford, a fellow at the Phillips Lumileds Lighting Co. And within the next two decades, LEDs will dominate the lighting industry, Craford said Wednesday at a UI symposium.

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