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  • Vol. 9, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 2013
  • pp: 497–503

Printed Microlens Arrays for Enhancing Light Extraction From Organic Light-Emitting Devices

Sangjun Lee, Edward Wrzesniewski, Weiran Cao, Jiangeng Xue, and Elliot P. Douglas

Journal of Display Technology, Vol. 9, Issue 6, pp. 497-503 (2013)


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Abstract

The light out-coupling efficiency of organic light-emitting devices was enhanced using microlens arrays fabricated by a direct printing technique. The high surface-free energy of a glass substrate was modified through the use of a hydrophobic silane coupling agent thus achieving a high contact angle for liquid droplets. A transparent monomer mixture of multifunctional thiol and ene was employed as a lens material. The light out-coupling efficiency was improved by 30% using printed microlens arrays without altering the electroluminescent spectrum.

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Sangjun Lee, Edward Wrzesniewski, Weiran Cao, Jiangeng Xue, and Elliot P. Douglas, "Printed Microlens Arrays for Enhancing Light Extraction From Organic Light-Emitting Devices," J. Display Technol. 9, 497-503 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jdt/abstract.cfm?URI=jdt-9-6-497


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