Thin-Film Encapsulation of OLED Lighting Devices (Printed Electronics & Photovoltaics Europe 2010)

Dr Bernhard Sailer, Global Marketing Manager New Technologies
Huntsman Advanced Materials Switzerland, Switzerland
Apr 14, 2010.


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Presentation Summary

  • With its partners from the Fast2Light consortium, Holst Center/TNO and Philips Research Laboratories, Huntsman develops device encapsulation technology protecting OLEDs from environmental impacts, providing prolonged lifetime and enabling fexible OLED lighting.
  • This is achieved by thin film encapsulation stacks based on alternating organic/inorganic layers for which Huntsman is developing the organic materials.
  • This presentation deals with various aspects of defects in OLED's created by water vapor transmission and it's impact on final thin-film encapsulation TFE specification.

Speaker Biography (Bernhard Sailer)

1989: Ph.D organic chemistry, UNI Graz
1989-1990: production chemist for Polyimid fibers (Lenzing AG, Austria)
1990- 2001: Ciba-Geigy, Switzerland
various positions in R&D as project/group leader in Photopolymers
2001-2004: head of R&D Photopolymer (Ciba - Huntsman)
2004- 2006: technology manager Power&Electronics (Huntsman)
2006- 2010: Global Marketing manager New Technologies/new markets (Huntsman)

Company Profile (Huntsman Advanced Materials)

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