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  • Illinois LED pioneers receive Draper Prize

    Illinois emeritus professor Nick Holonyak Jr., who developed the first visible-light LED, was honored with the Draper Prize, the highest honor in engineering, along with two of his former students.

    Illinois emeritus professor Nick Holonyak Jr., who developed the first visible-light LED, was honored with the Draper Prize, the highest honor in engineering, along with two of his former students.

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