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Standard DIN EN 60598-2-13

DIN EN 60598-2-13 updated

The requirements for recessed floor luminaires are set out in the DIN EN 60598 series of standards. They apply to luminaires containing light sources...


International Day of Light

First Day of Light in 2018

Next year and each year thereafter, 16 May will be the International Day of Light. With a wide range of events and activities, the aim is to draw...


Light workshop opens in Jena

University invites scientists, industrialists and the general public to take part in the open innovation process

In its "Open Photonics Makerspace" the Friedrich Schiller University Jena (FSU) is providing a state-of-the-art photonics laboratory and technology...


Bringing the Sun down to Earth

Generating artificial sunlight with the power of 11,000 hotplates

The German Aerospace Center (DLR) has created the largest artificial sun – called "Synlight" – with the aid of roughly 150 cinema lamps. One of its...


Luminale update

Art festival is set to become even more open yet concentrated

The Luminale Light and Culture Festival has a new concept. It has been revamped and will run parallel to the Light + Building event from 18 to 23...



Punishment for violations

Consumers can return old devices: Manufacturers of electrical and electronic equipment, stationary dealers with an electrical sales area from 400...


Book suggestion

Color Quality of Light Sources

A comprehensive contribution to the understanding of color quality of solid-state light sources (LED-OLED and laser) and conventional lamps for...


Lux Europa: Call for Papers

Submit now, present in Slovenia in 2017

The next get-together of the 20 European lighting companies will take place from 18 to 20 September 2017 in Ljubljana. The theme of Lux Europa in...