Grow Closer with Light Polymers’ GrowBlade® Horticultural Lighting

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Light Polymers, a nanochemistry innovator specializing in lyotropic liquid crystals, is launching a Beta-test program for its innovative GrowBlade® horticultural lighting. GrowBlade flat-panels use Light Polymers’ Crystallin® remote phosphor films to let indoor farmers grow closer, delivering even, consistent lighting in a range of rich crop-specific spectra. GrowBlades have a long service life,...

Light Polymers’ VP Sandor Schoichet and the GrowBlade™ are featured in Maximum Yield

Light Polymers’ VP of Grow Products, Sandor Schoichet, has been featured in Maximum Yield magazine as a guest contributor, talking about Light Polymers’ GrowBlade product line and lyotropic materials technology. Light Polymers’ GrowBlade is a horticultural lighting product that provides the optimum light spectrum for plant growth. The GrowBlade takes advantage of Light Polymers’ groundbreaking...

High CRI Lighting for Improved Ergonomics and Wellbeing

On October 2, 2017, the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to a team studying the molecular mechanisms controlling circadian rhythms. The laureates discovered how light synchronizes the biological clock in various species. Due in part to work like this, artificial lighting has been increasingly recognized as a significant factor in our health...

Meet Light Polymers – Sandor Schoichet – VP of Grow Products

Light Polymers is revolutionizing the manufacturing processes for LED lighting fixtures with cutting edge lyotropic materials technology. Photonic films provide a critical improvement in efficiency when compared to traditional encapsulated LED technology. These efficiency gains can improve all types of lighting but are particularly important in the demanding environment of indoor farming. Today, we are...

Light Polymers’ VP Sandor Schoichet talks GrowBlade™ with Agritecture

Light Polymers’ VP of Grow Products, Sandor Schoichet, was interviewed by Agritecture in the run-up to NYC Ag Tech Week 2017, which begins September 16. In the interview, Sandor details the history of the new GrowBlade Edge & GrowBlade Direct product lines and discusses the ways that GrowBlade will continue to break ground as a...

Nanochemistry Innovator Debuts GrowBlade™ Growlights at NYC AgTech Week

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Light Polymers, a nanochemistry startup with R&D operations in Silicon Valley, Taiwan and Korea, is debuting their GrowBlade™ horticulture lighting at the third annual NYC AgTech Week. Light Polymers is debuting their GrowBlade™ horticulture lighting at the annual NYC AgTech Week. #nycagtechweek Tweet this Hosted by the NYC Agriculture Technology Collective, NYC AgTech Week 2017...

Light Down-Conversion and its Role in LED Lighting

LED lighting is the most energy efficient solution for lighting your home or office today. Light down-conversion is a key phenomenon in today’s LED lighting technology – the process in which high-energy (shorter wavelength) light from a Light Emitting Diode (LED) is absorbed by a phosphorescent material and then re-emitted as lower energy (longer wavelength)...

A Second Revolution in LED Lighting – From Simple Illumination to Ergonomics

“We are in the midst of a lighting revolution — a second lighting revolution — that promises seismic shifts. The ongoing replacement of today’s lighting infrastructure with LED technology is opening the door for connected lighting systems,” – James Broderick at the Connected Lighting Systems Workshop. From electronic devices to the fixtures that light our...

3 New Light Polymers’ LED Downlights Featured in LEDInside Magazine

Light Polymers is a Silicon Valley nanochemistry startup innovating groundbreaking products and applications using lyotropic materials. The global LED lighting market will grow to $133B by 2020 as LED technology has become a ubiquitous part of our everyday lives. Light Polymers revolutionary downconversion technology means LED lights are now a truly cost effective replacement for...

Nanochemistry Innovator Light Polymers Releases Crystallin®: Spectrum-Specific LED Downlighting

As the LED lighting industry experiences exponential growth, Crystallin® raises the standard SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Light Polymers today revealed the upcoming Crystallin® product line, with spectrum-specific, lyotropic based photonic films. Lyotropic material technology is now being applied to create an advanced photonic film that enables safe, comfortable, high color rendering index (CRI) downlights. Saving 20% to 25% on...