News tagged with diode

The coming disruption of OLED technologies

Organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) will soon show our world in a new light: the days of small light sources are numbered; in future, entire walls, ceilings, façades and car exteriors will light up our lives. Empa is exploring ...

dateMay 16, 2017 in Materials Science
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Researchers build a single-molecule diode

Researchers of the University of Barcelona have led a project to create a diode out of a 1 nm-sized single molecule with high rectification ratios. Diodes, commonly used in in everyday electronic devices, allow current to ...

dateApr 26, 2017 in Nanophysics
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Rotating molecules create a brighter future

Scientists have discovered a group of materials which could pave the way for a new generation of high-efficiency lighting, solving a quandary which has inhibited the performance of display technology for decades. The development ...

dateMar 30, 2017 in Materials Science
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Materials that emit rainbows

Mechanochromic luminescent (MCL) materials change their color in response to a change in their environment, like pressure and temperature. To date, most MCL materials only change between two colors, limiting their applications. ...

dateFeb 27, 2017 in Materials Science
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