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  2. Nick Holonyak - Wikipedia

    Nick Holonyak. Nick Holonyak Jr. ( / hʌlɒnjæk / huh-LON-yak; November 3, 1928 – September 18, 2022) was an American engineer and educator. He is noted particularly for his 1962 invention and first demonstration of a semiconductor laser diode that emitted visible light. This device was the forerunner of the first generation of commercial ...

  3. Nick Holonyak Jr., Pioneer of LED Lighting, Is Dead at 93

    Nick Holonyak Jr., Pioneer of LED Lighting, Is Dead at 93. He invented a visible red-light diode. His 41 patents also included lasers that enabled DVD and CD players. Nick Holonyak Jr. in an ...

  4. Nick Holonyak, Jr. | Biography, LED, & Facts | Britannica

    Nick Holonyak, Jr., (born November 3, 1928, Zeigler, Illinois, U.S.—died September 18, 2022, Urbana, Illinois), American engineer who was known for his pioneering work with light-emitting diodes (LEDs), notably creating the first visible LED.

  5. Nick Holonyak Jr., who made an LED breakthrough, dies at 93

    Nick Holonyak Jr., whose development in 1962 of the first practical visible-spectrum light-emitting diode, or LED, proved a breakthrough that now has countless practical applications, including...

  6. CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Nick Holonyak Jr., a renowned innovator of illumination, died Sept. 18 in Urbana, Ill. The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign professor was 93 years old. Holonyak (pronounced huh-LON-yak) is credited with the development of the first practical visible-spectrum LED, now commonly used worldwide in light bulbs, device ...

  7. Remembering LED Pioneer Nick Holonyak - IEEE Spectrum

    Nick Holonyak Jr., a prolific inventor and longtime professor of electrical engineering and computing, died on 17 September at the age of 93. In 1962, while working as a consulting scientist at General Electric ’s Advanced Semiconductor Laboratory, he invented the first practical visible-spectrum LED. It is now used in light bulbs and lasers.

  8. Nick Holonyak Jr. | Optica

    In Memoriam: Nick Holonyak Jr., 1928 - 2022. Sep 18, 2022. Nick Holonyak Jr., Optica Honorary Member and Frederic Ives Medal/Jarus W. Quinn Prize recipient, passed away on 18 September 2022 at the age of 93. Holonyak was a pioneer in optoelectronics and credited with the development of the first practical visible-spectrum LED.

  9. Nick Holonyak Jr. | The Grainger College of Engineering | UIUC

    Nick Holonyak Jr. Inventor of the light-emitting diode (LED) and a contributor to the first practical quantum well laser, which enabled modern fiber optics communication. Nick Holonyak Jr. was the first graduate student of two-time Nobel Laureate John Bardeen, an Illinois professor who invented the transistor, and he holds the John Bardeen ...

  10. Nick Holonyak Jr. | Optica

    A member of the electrical engineering and physics faculties since 1963 and the John Bardeen Endowed Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Physics since 1993, Nick Holonyak Jr. is internationally recognized for major contributions to elemental and compound semiconductors, including semiconductor lasers and incoherent light emitters.

  11. Nick Holonyak, Jr. | The Franklin Institute

    He was the first graduate student of John Bardeen, a physicist and engineer with the unique distinction of having been honored with two Franklin Institute medals and two Nobel Prizes. Holonyak received his master's degree in 1951 and his doctoral in 1954, both in electrical engineering.