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Polymers light the way

Using the methods of polymer deposition that are employed in making integrated circuits, light-emitting polymers can be patterned for application in flat-screen, full-colour displays.

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Figure 1: An ink-jet show. This full-colour, light-emitting polymer display, printed by the ink-jet technique using polyfluorenes, is 2.8 inches in size, diagonally.


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