organic light-emitting diode


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organic light-emitting diode

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(Electronics) a cell that emits light when voltage is applied: used as a display device replacing LCD technology in hand-held devices such as mobile phones because it is brighter, thinner, faster,and cheaper. Abbreviation: OLED
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Noun1.organic light-emitting diode - a self-luminous diode (it glows when an electrical field is applied to the electrodes) that does not require backlighting or diffusers
LED, light-emitting diode - diode such that light emitted at a p-n junction is proportional to the bias current; color depends on the material used
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In the past year or so, organic light-emitting diodes have appeared in a handful of products, such as the tiny screens in some cell phones and digital cameras.
An OLED displays data via an organic light-emitting diode in the pixels formed on a TFT array.
Novaled AG is engaged in the research, development and commercialization of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) technologies and proprietary materials.

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