Organic light-emitting transistor

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An organic light-emitting transistor (OLET) is a form of transistor that emits light. These transistors have been claimed to have potential for digital displays and on-chip optical interconnects.[1] OLET is a new light-emission concept, providing planar light sources that can be easily integrated in substrates like silicon, glass, paper using standard microelectronic techniques.[2]

OLETs differ from OLEDs in that an active matrix can be made entirely of OLETs, whereas OLEDs must be combined with switching elements such as TFTs.

See also[edit]

  • LED Light-Emitting Diode
  • OLED Organic Light-Emitting Diode
  • OFET Organic Field Effect Transistor