UNC Chemist to Discuss LEDs on National Radio Program

Robin Macaluso portrait

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

As part of The Academic Minute, Macaluso will address 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.

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The segment also will be available on The Academic Minute website and on Inside Higher Education's site.

The Academic Minute invites contributions from faculty who would like to record a 1:40 essay related to their area of expertise. Email Nate Haas for more about this opportunity.