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light sheets...not bulbs
« on: 24/02/2006 03:20:11 »
A while ago on television (I believe I saw this on the discovery channel) there were lights that were like sheets of paper.
No small bulbs behind a sheet or anything like that---it was just thin illuminating sheets,
and...I dont know what they were called
and its driving me crazy because I dont know what to google to find them [:0]


 

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Re: light sheets...not bulbs
« Reply #1 on: 24/02/2006 12:40:30 »
just type in "light sheets" i did,it will amaze and awe you x.
photoluminescent sheets.
 

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« Reply #2 on: 24/02/2006 17:51:25 »
photoluminescent = glow in the dark after exposure to light.

I believe Ariel was referring to flexible phosphorescent displays, which do not have to be exposed to daylight (i.e. are not photoluminescent), they are electrically powered.

http://www.universaldisplay.com/
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Re: light sheets...not bulbs
« Reply #3 on: 24/02/2006 17:59:28 »
ah ha,i saw something like that on tomorrows world some years ago,roll-up tv or something.i think it has just reappeared.i can see the difference now its been explained.[8D]

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« Reply #4 on: 25/02/2006 03:09:38 »
wow Robert, I havent even seen those before! I didnt know they actually had flexible screens like that.

But still, what I think I saw on Discovery Channel was electrical- but it just lit one color, and they were using fibers of the same material and making light-up bed sheets and stuff.
 

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Re: light sheets...not bulbs
« Reply #5 on: 25/02/2006 03:25:01 »
Ariel, I don't think this will answer your question but check this link for clothing that utilises Electro-luminescence http://www.lucid.uk.com/acatalog/E_SHIRTS_FOR_MEN.html ...scroll down for other designs of light emitting clothing fun !

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« Reply #6 on: 25/02/2006 23:38:05 »
waynes world,one of them was wearing the alien t-shirt in the car(queen sketch)in waynes world,im sure of it.

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Re: light sheets...not bulbs
« Reply #7 on: 04/03/2006 20:15:12 »
I think the roll up TVs were possibly the plastic LEDs they have been devoping here in cambridge for a while now - basically they are working on LEDs that can be made with an ink jet printer rather than a semiconductor fab plant.
http://www.cdtltd.co.uk/
 

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Re: light sheets...not bulbs
« Reply #8 on: 04/03/2006 20:44:16 »
'Nano-skin' could create super-bendy screens

you may find this interesting

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn8801.html



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« Reply #9 on: 08/03/2006 01:07:17 »
i cant wait for cereal boxes that have tv screens :]
 

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Re: light sheets...not bulbs
« Reply #10 on: 08/03/2006 11:33:06 »
quote:
Originally posted by ariel

i cant wait for cereal boxes that have tv screens :]



They already exist , have you never seen the Tom Cruise film ' Minority Report ?...........Yes..they are indeed real ! :)


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Re: light sheets...not bulbs
« Reply #11 on: 08/03/2006 22:59:07 »
i can't wait until they are sold in my local supermarket!
 

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Re: light sheets...not bulbs
« Reply #12 on: 09/03/2006 00:57:10 »
your local supermarket,wouldnt be a very large family concern would it? two part name,big multi-national ???
wheres the nameplate by the way ?[8D]

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« Reply #13 on: 11/03/2006 01:01:54 »
can you believe I have 6 local supermarkets!
all within about 3 miles!
and I won't convert to km:D
 

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Re: light sheets...not bulbs
« Reply #14 on: 11/03/2006 01:03:36 »
actually
i guess thats not too shocking
unless you were to consider the low population!
 

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