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Contact: Brielle Day
bday@osa.org
202-416-1435
The Optical Society

Streetlight Shortcomings

Caption: This photograph (left) illustrates some of the shortcomings of a traditional streetlight: light pollution, glare, wasted energy, and an uneven illumination of the ground. The perfect design for a streetlight (far right) would eliminate these problems.

Credit: Credit: Optics Express.

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