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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 8 — Apr. 16, 2007
  • pp: 4398–4409

Optimization of light extraction from OLEDs

Moxi Cui, H. Paul Urbach, and Dick K.G. de Boer  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 8, pp. 4398-4409 (2007)

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In recent years, many methods were developed to improve the efficiency of an OLED. In this paper, we investigate the effects of some main factors contributing to the extraction efficiency. These factors include the polarization of the source, the distance between the source and the metal, and the thickness of the layers. We will also discuss the effect of periodic patterns such as a grating structure.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(230.3670) Optical devices : Light-emitting diodes

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

Original Manuscript: August 17, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: September 21, 2006
Published: April 3, 2007

Moxi Cui, H. Paul Urbach, and Dick K. G. de Boer, "Optimization of light extraction from OLEDs," Opt. Express 15, 4398-4409 (2007)

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