Semitransparent WOLED with Bi-Directional and Symmetrical Illumination (Printed Electronics Asia 2013)

Dr Furong Zhu, Professor
Hong Kong Baptist University
Hong Kong
 
Jul 09, 2013.

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Presentation Summary

  • Compare to other solid state lighting technologies, WOLED is the only device that can provide planner diffused light source.
  • WOLED can be made semitransparent and integrated with, e.g., window panes and glass walls, adding additional features for application in lighting.
  • This talk discusses design and fabrication of a two-color white semitransparent WOLED with bi-directional and symmetrical illumination characteristics.
  • The accomplishment of high performance semitransparent WOLED offers design freedoms for application in planar diffused lighting.

Speaker Biography (Furong Zhu)

Furong Zhu is a Professor in Department of Physics and Institute of Advanced Materials (IAM) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU). He received his BSc and MSc in Physics from Fudan University, Shanghai China, in 1983 and 1987, and completed his Ph.D in Applied Physics at Charles Darwin University in Australia from 1990-1993. He did his post-doctoral research in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Kyoto University in Japan from 1993-1995, and was a Research Fellow with the Department of Physics at Murdoch University in Australia from 1995-1997 working on silicon thin films derived from plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition for device application. He joined Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE) in Singapore in 1997. Prior to HKBU, he was a Senior Scientist and a Program Manager leading the organic light-emitting diode (OLED) and organic photovoltaic (OPV) R&D activities at IMRE. He has authored/co-authored over 90 refereed journal/conference publications, and filed 8 patents in organic electronics. His research interests include device physics, surface science, and organic electronics. He has been invited to deliver >25 invited talks at the different international conferences.

Company Profile (Hong Kong Baptist University)

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HKBU is a HKSAR (the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region) Government funded university in Hong Kong, to deliver a variety of high quality tertiary and postgraduate educational programs, and to carry out the cutting edge research in developing and supporting international collaboration in both teaching and research activities. IAM within HKBU has established a unique interdisciplinary research program providing scientific leadership and creating commercial benefits for the emerging organic electronics industry in Hong Kong. IAM's research focuses on interdisciplinary topics of organic electronics, including surface and interface analysis, development of functional organic materials, materials sciences, optoelectronics, renewable energy and device physics.
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