MAGAZINE: OLED lighting set to take off in 2011
As companies begin small-volume production and address various challenges, OLED lighting looks to be well-suited for a range of applications, writes Jennifer Colegrove.
- OLED lighting devices emit from the surface, can be made flexible/rollable, and even transparent like a window or reflective like a mirror.
- OLED lighting is thin, rugged, lightweight, and has fast switch-on times, wide operating temperatures, no noise and is environmentally friendly.
- The power efficiency of OLED lighting has also improved dramatically recently. The unique features of OLED lighting are inspiring the imagination of designers, who are exploring various OLED lighting applications: windows, curtains, automotive light, decorative lighting, and wallpaper.
This article was published in the May/June 2009 issue of LEDs Magazine.
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