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Quantum dot LEDs get brighter, more efficient

( -- While quantum dot-based light-emitting diodes (QLEDs) are not made of organic materials, they share many of the same advantages as organic LEDs (OLEDs). For instance, both QLEDs and OLEDs outshine semiconductor-based LEDs in terms of their greater flexibility, better color quality, and potential for lower cost since they can be fabricated using a simple process on a large-area substrate.
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Nanoscale engineering boosts performance of quantum dot light emitting diodes

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (last year)

Dramatic advances in the field of quantum dot light emitting diodes could come from recent work. Quantum dots are nano-sized semiconductor particles whose emission color can be tuned by simply changing their dimensions. Read Post

Bringing cheaper, 'greener' lighting to market with inkjet-printed hybrid quantum dot LEDs

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (2 years ago)

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2013—It's not easy going green. For home lighting applications, organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) hold the promise of being both environmentally friendly and versatile. Though not as efficient as regular ligh... Read Post

Quantum dot LED approaches theoretical maximum efficiency

Academics / General Science : Physorg Features (2 years ago)

( —Quantum dot LEDs (QLEDs) are a promising technology for creating large-area displays that could have applications for TVs, cell phones, and digital cameras. So far, however, the highest efficiencies of QLEDs have fallen ... Read Post

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