OLED – Light from Small Molecules

Illuminated wallpaper, pictures and flexible film instead of light bulbs or flickering neon tubes potential applications for organic light diodes, or OLEDs for short, are almost unlimited. They are already used for instance in mobile phone and MP3 player displays. Researchers in Dresden, Potsdam and Mainz are working on making OLEDs longer-lasting, more robust and brighter.