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  1. OLED

    An OLED is a light-emitting diode in which the emissive electroluminescent layer is a film of organic compound which emits light in response to an electric current. This layer of organic semiconductor is situated between two electrodes. Generally, at least one of these electrodes is transparent. OLEDs are used to create digital displays in devices such as television screens, computer monitors, portable systems such as mobile phones, handheld games consoles and PDAs. A major area of research is the development of white OLED devices for use in solid-state lighting applications. There are two main families of OLEDs: those based on small molecules and those employing polymers. Adding mobile ions to an OLED creates a light-emitting electrochemical cell or LEC, which has a slightly different mode of operation. OLED displays can use either passive-matrix or active-matrix addressing schemes. Active-matrix OLEDs require a thin-film transistor backplane to switch each individual pixel on or off, but allow for higher resolution and larger display sizes. An OLED display works without a backlight. Thus, it can display deep black levels and can be thinner and lighter than a liquid crystal display. In low ambient light conditions such as a dark room an OLED screen can achieve a higher contrast ratio than an LCD, whether the LCD uses cold cathode fluorescent lamps or LED backlight.

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  1. dole, leod, lode, olde


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of OLED in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of OLED in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ray Soneira:

    In the near future OLED products will be foldable and flexible.

  2. Foxconn CEO Terry Gou:

    Everybody is saying OLED, if I was an engineer, I would choose IGZO.

  3. Ryan Reith:

    Overall I don’t think Samsung having OLED across their portfolio will hurt Apple.

  4. Ray Soneira:

    The real question is whether Apple can or should jump in one step from a flat LCD to a curved screen OLED ?

  5. Samsung Electronics:

    If we thought that would be possible within the next two to three years, we'd have to launch our own OLED product.

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