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  • Editor: Christian Seassal
  • Vol. 21, Iss. S3 — May. 6, 2013
  • pp: A475–A484

Nitride micro-LEDs and beyond - a decade progress review

H. X. Jiang and J. Y. Lin  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue S3, pp. A475-A484 (2013)

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Since their inception, micro-size light emitting diode (µLED) arrays based on III-nitride semiconductors have emerged as a promising technology for a range of applications. This paper provides an overview on a decade progresses on realizing III-nitride µLED based high voltage single-chip AC/DC-LEDs without power converters to address the key compatibility issue between LEDs and AC power grid infrastructure; and high-resolution solid-state self-emissive microdisplays operating in an active driving scheme to address the need of high brightness, efficiency and robustness of microdisplays. These devices utilize the photonic integration approach by integrating µLED arrays on-chip. Other applications of nitride µLED arrays are also discussed.

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OCIS Codes
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.3670) Optical devices : Light-emitting diodes

ToC Category:
LED Technology

Original Manuscript: January 10, 2013
Revised Manuscript: March 19, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: March 20, 2013
Published: April 22, 2013

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H. X. Jiang and J. Y. Lin, "Nitride micro-LEDs and beyond - a decade progress review," Opt. Express 21, A475-A484 (2013)

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