Editorials

Impressions from Senior Technical Editor, Alan Thompson About Intertech/PIRA’s LED Conference

I recently attended the Intertech/PIRA LEDs 2006 Conference, which was held
in San Diego, California October 16-18th. Rather than giving a run down of all
the speakers and their presentations, I thought I would highlight a few topics
that caught my interest and pose some questions raised by them. For those interested,
the complete program is posted on the Intertech web site, www.intertechusa.com.

A very interesting workshop was presented prior to the main conference by the
International Finance Corporation (IFC), a division of the World Bank that is
tasked with enabling commercial opportunities to improve people

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