Self-healing electroluminescent (EL) devices

In a recent study, materials scientists Guojin Liang and his coworkers at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, City University of Hong Kong, have developed a self-healing, electroluminescent (EL) device that ...

Study could lead to a new class of materials for making LEDs

Over the last decade, advances in the technology of light-emitting diodes, or LEDs, have helped to improve the performance of devices ranging from television and computer screens to flashlights. As the uses for LEDs expand, ...

Quantum-dot LED screens may soon rival OLEDs and LCDs

(PhysOrg.com) -- A partnership has been formed between US, South Korean and Belgian companies to develop quantum-dot light emitting diode (QLED) displays to rival the organic light emitting diode (OLED) markets and eventually ...

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Electroluminescence

Electroluminescence (EL) is an optical phenomenon and electrical phenomenon in which a material emits light in response to the passage of an electric current or to a strong electric field. This is distinct from black body light emission resulting from heat (incandescence), from a chemical reaction (chemiluminescence), sound (sonoluminescence), or other mechanical action (mechanoluminescence).

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