News and Information

How Lasers Inspired the Inventor of the LED (Wired)

LED technology helps news get on air (WCIA-TV)

U of I celebrates 50th anniversary of LED lights (WAND-TV)

LED inventor honored (WCIA-TV)

LED Inventor Celebrates 50th Anniversary (Printed Circuit Design & Fab)

You've come a long way, baby: Happy 50th LED! (Mother Nature Network)

U of I celebrates inventor of LED (Dubuque Telegraph Herald)

Visible LEDs Celebrate Their 50th Birthday (redOrbit)

U of I celebrates LED inventor on 50th anniversary (Northwest Herald)

How to separate the bright LED lights from the dim bulbs (Toronto Star)

Oct. 9, 1962: First Visible LED Is Demonstrated (Wired)

LED at 50: An illuminating history by the light's inventor (BBC)

Campus celebrates 50 years since LED invention (Daily Illini)

Reception shines light on Holonyak (News-Gazette)

50 Years of LED Technology (Wired)

The LED As We Know It Is 50 Years Old Today (Gizmodo)

Campus set to honor LED inventor Holonyak (News-Gazette)

Standing on Edison's Shoulders: Fifty Years Ago, GE Engineer Nick Holonyak Turned On The World's First Practical LED (GE Reports)

The Father of Modern Light: Nick Holonyak and the LED From Invention to Urban Illumination (GE)