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A light-emitting sandwich filling

Electroluminescence has taken a new turn with the combination of organic light-emitting diodes and inorganic quantum dots. The efficiency of light emission is much higher in the latest easy-to-make device.

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Figure 1: The quantum-dot light-emitting diode (LED).


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