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1. Principles of Luminescence
2. Luminescence in organic semiconductors
3. Evolution of luminescent materials for OLEDs
4. OLED fabrication and characterization
5. Artificial lighting and the role of OLEDs
6. Solid state lighting and displays
7. OLEDs as light sources: materials, synthesis and devices
8. Green, white and blue OLEDs and devices
9. OLEDs for displays
10. Future trends in OLEDs: materials and devices
Principles and Applications of Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLEDs)explores the ways in which the development of organic semiconductor materials is opening up new applications in electronic and optoelectronic luminescent devices.
The book begins by covering the principles of luminescence and the luminescent properties of organic semiconductors. It then covers the development of luminescent materials for OLEDs, discussing the advantages and disadvantages of organic versus inorganic luminescent materials. The fabrication and characterization of OLEDs is also covered in detail, including information on, and comparisons of, vacuum deposition and solution techniques.
Finally, applications of OLEDs are explored, including OLEDs in solid-state lighting, colored lighting, displays and potential future applications, such as ultra-thin and flexible technologies.
This book is an excellent resource both for experts and newcomers to the field of organic optoelectronics and OLEDs. It is ideal for scientists working on optical devices, lighting, display and imaging technologies, and for all those engaged in research in photonics, luminescence and optical materials.
- Provides a one-stop guide to OLED technology for the benefit of newcomers to the field of organic optoelectronics
- Comprehensively covers the luminescent properties of organic semiconductors and their development into OLED materials
- Offers practical information on OLED fabrication and their applications in solid-state lighting and displays, making this essential reading for optoelectronics engineers and materials scientists
All those engaged in research into organic optoelectronics, photonics, luminescence and optical materials, and scientists working on OLED devices, lighting, display and imaging technologies
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- 15th May 2017
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Dr. N. Thejo Kalyani is working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Physics, Laxminarayan Institute of Technology, Nagpur, India. She obtained her Master’s degree in Physics from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, India. She completed her doctoral research from R.T.M. Nagpur University, Nagpur, India in 2010 on the topic entitled “Development of Red Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED)”. Her research interests include the synthesis, characterization of various organic complexes and fabrication of OLED devices and displays by vacuum deposition and solution techniques. She has published 42 peer-reviewed research papers in national and international journals of repute besides 16 other publications including book chapters and 28 papers in conference proceedings. She also co-authored an Elsevier book on “Principles and applications of organic light emitting diodes”. She is a reviewer for many national and international journals. She has authored 10 Textbooks for B.E/ B.Tech /B.Sc in highly reputed International and National Publishers. She is associated with various professional bodies such as Material Research Society of India, Luminescence Society of India.
Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Physics, Laxminarayan Institute of Technology, Nagpur, India
Hendrik C Swart is an internationally acclaimed researcher and currently a senior professor in the Department of Physics at the University of the Free State. He has more than 700 publications in international peer reviewed journals, 112 peer reviewed conference proceedings and editor/author or co-editor/author of 25 book chapters and or books with more than 12800 cited author references, and more than 660 national and international conference contributions (authored and co-authored). A research chair in Solid State Luminescent and Advanced Materials was awarded to him from the South African Research Chairs Initiative (SARChI) at the end of 2012, which was renewed for another 5 years at the end of 2017. The main focus of his research group is the improvement of luminescent materials for applications in flat panel displays, solar cells, solid state lighting, dosimetry, and thermometry.
Senior Professor, Department of Physics, University of Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa
Prof. Sanjay J. Dhoble obtained his M.Sc. degree in Physics from Rani Durgavati University, Jabalpur, India in 1988. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in 1992 in Solid State Physics from Nagpur University, Nagpur. Dr. Dhoble is presently working as a Professor in the Department of Physics, R.T.M. Nagpur University, Nagpur, India. During his research career, he has worked on the synthesis and characterization of solid-state lighting materials, as well as development of radiation dosimetry phosphors using thermoluminescence techniques and utilization of fly ash. Dr. Dhoble has filed 20 patents and published more than 583 research papers. He has published several books with various publishers. He was also a recipient of India’s Top Faculty Research Award-2018 by Careers 360, for the top ten researchers in India in Physics on the basis of research papers published in Scopus research database in session 2017-2018.
Professor, Department of Physics, R.T.M. Nagpur University, Nagpur, India
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