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Organic Light-Emitting Diodes

Principles, Characteristics & Processes, 1st Edition

By Jan Kalinowski

CRC Press

480 pages

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Hardback: 9780824759476
pub: 2004-11-29
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Organic Light Emitting Diodes: Principles, Characteristics, and Processes presents recent developments in organic electroluminescence and their application to light emitting diodes. In six chapters and complete with an extensive set of references, it describes and illustrates the physical principles of organic LEDs and their electrical and optical characteristics with a wide range of examples and practical studies. The author presents a unified approach to the description and functioning of organic LEDs, based on a comprehensive background of relevant physical processes and provides a clear foundation for the prediction and design of new improved electroluminescent devices.


“Kalinowski is a very active researcher on electronic processes in organic crystals and polymers, and applications to electroluminescence and organic LEDs, and he provides a thorough review of the field…[I]t is a very useful source for fundamental understanding of organic LEDs and the processes occurring in them…Overall, this is a very useful monograph for researchers interested in this actively developing field, and is recommended to libraries serving chemists, materials scientists, electrical engineers, and others concerned with the development of organic electronics.”

E-STREAMS, Vol. 8,  No. 6/7, June/July 2005

Table of Contents

Generation of Excited States by Charge Recombination.  Types and Decay Pathways of Excited States.  Spatial Distribution of Excited States.  Electrical Characteristics of Organic LEDs.  Optical Characteristics of Organic LEDs.  Summary and Final Remarks

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SCIENCE / Optics
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General