Brightest Organic LED: Konica Minolta Claims Breakthrough

Right now, Organic LEDs (OLEDs) are only used to light small electronic devices, but they may become useful in general lighting applications. Konica Minolta claims to have made a breakthrough in this area, by producing a bulb with a brightness of 1,000 cd/m2 and an expected lifetime of about 10,000 hours. They've released this fuzzy photograph of the prototype. The company says: "Running at 64 lumens/W, the device can be used as a backlight for handset displays. The company claims that it offers the world's most efficient electric light source and is suitable for use in general lighting applications." :: Via DigiTimes Display via Groovy Green

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