OLED R&D Projects

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DOE-funded OLED R&D projects tackle the science and technology challenges that stand in the way of achieving SSL Program targets for OLED efficacy, performance, and cost. All project selections align with the priorities and targets detailed in the SSL R&D Plan, updated annually with industry input.

Learn more about R&D challenges  and testing opportunities to accelerate OLED technology advances, as well as DOE SSL Program Impacts and Research Highlights. Find an overview of all SSL projects that have been funded by DOE since 2000 in the SSL Project Portfolio, and details about the current OLED R&D projects below

Advanced Light Extraction Material for OLED Lighting
Lead Performer: Pixelligent Technologies – Baltimore, MD
Dual Function OLED Transparent Electrode and Light Extraction Layer
Lead Performer: Solution Deposition Systems, Inc. – Goleta, CA
Improved Light Extraction for a 130 lm/W OLED Lighting Panel
Lead Performer: Pixelligent Technologies LLC – Baltimore, MD
Low-Cost Corrugated Substrates for High-Efficiency OLEDs
Lead Performer: North Carolina State University – Raleigh, NC
Roll-to-Roll Patterned Integrated Substrates for OLED Lighting
Lead Performer: Sinovia Technologies – San Carlos, CA
Stable and Efficient White OLEDs Based on a Single Emissive Material
Lead Performer: Arizona State University – Tempe, AZ