UNC Chemist Discusses LEDs on National Radio Program

Robin Macaluso portrait

A taped segment featuring UNC Assistant Professor of Chemistry Robin Macaluso aired on more than 50 radio stations throughout the country on Thursday, Jan. 17.

As part of The Academic Minute, Macaluso addressed her research on the next generation of energy-saving LED lighting. She her team of researchers are analyzing an underexplored class of materials known as pyrochlore oxynitrides, a ceramic that's inexpensive to produce and shows promise for use in LEDs.

The segment can be heard on The Academic Minute website and on Inside Higher Education's site.

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