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OLED devices for signage applications: a review of recent advances and remaining challenges
Author(s): Ruediger Sprengard; Klaus Bonrad; Thomas K. Daeubler; T. Frank; V. Hagemann; I. Koehler; J. Pommerehne; Clemens R. Ottermann; Frank Voges; B. Vingerling
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Paper Abstract

Reported efficiency records of >70 lm/W and the community's performance roadmaps indicate the potential of OLEDs (Organic Light Emitting Diodes) for use in general lighting applications. Within a shorter timeframe, OLED technology may be exploited for signage applications. Key differences of OLED signage devices to display and lighting devices are discussed. Recent results are presented on large area device design, polymer deposition technology, device and material performance, and encapsulation technology. Finally we discuss performance and cost targets for potential applications indicating the main challenges for future developments.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 November 2004
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 5519, Organic Light-Emitting Materials and Devices VIII, (10 November 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.567131
Show Author Affiliations
Ruediger Sprengard, SCHOTT AG (Germany)
Klaus Bonrad, SCHOTT AG (Germany)
Thomas K. Daeubler, SCHOTT AG (Germany)
T. Frank, SCHOTT AG (Germany)
V. Hagemann, SCHOTT AG (Germany)
I. Koehler, SCHOTT AG (Germany)
J. Pommerehne, SCHOTT AG (Germany)
Clemens R. Ottermann, SCHOTT AG (Germany)
Frank Voges, SCHOTT AG (Germany)
B. Vingerling, SCHOTT AG (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5519:
Organic Light-Emitting Materials and Devices VIII
Zakya H. Kafafi; Paul A. Lane, Editor(s)

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