One of the areas where GE thinks OLED lighting can be used is with flexible retail displays, such as curved walls. In terms of efficiency, GE has managed to get 56 lumens per watt with OLEDs, which approaches the efficiency of compact fluorescent bulbs. Another big technical challenge is improving the lifetime of OLEDs, which degrade when exposed to oxygen and water.
October 22, 2010 10:03 AM PDT
Photo by: Martin LaMonica/CNET
| Caption by: Martin LaMonica
Conversation powered by Livefyre