Solar cellphone screen soon?
- April 23, 2007 6:19 PM |
- By Saleem Khan
by Saleem Khan, CBC News Online
Earth Day was yesterday, which is particularly appropriate in light of news that the prospect of thin, lightweight, (and likely flexible) displays that could do double duty as solar cells is inching closer to reality.
As we noted in a news story last week, researchers are working to make OLED technology commercially viable for use as devices that range from display screens through to solar cells.
Of course, as our earlier article notes, the benefits of commercializing OLEDs could extend beyond devices the way we traditionally think of them to clothing that employs the thin displays.
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