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Crystals 2019, 9(1), 39; https://doi.org/10.3390/cryst9010039

Tripling the Optical Efficiency of Color-Converted Micro-LED Displays with Funnel-Tube Array

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College of Optics and Photonics, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32816, USA
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AU Optronics Corp., Hsinchu Science Park, Hsinchu 300, Taiwan
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Received: 13 December 2018 / Revised: 7 January 2019 / Accepted: 12 January 2019 / Published: 14 January 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Advanced LED Solid-state Lighting Optics)
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Abstract

Color-converted micro-LED displays consist of a mono-color micro-LED array and color conversion materials to achieve full color, while relieving the burden of epitaxial growth of three-color micro-LEDs. However, it usually suffers from low efficiency and color crosstalk due to the limited optical density of color conversion materials. With funnel-tube array, the optical efficiency of the color-converted micro-LED display can be improved by ~3X, while the crosstalk is eliminated. After optimization of the tapper angle, the ambient contrast ratio is also improved due to higher light intensity. View Full-Text
Keywords: micro-LEDs; color conversion; color crosstalk; ambient contrast ratio micro-LEDs; color conversion; color crosstalk; ambient contrast ratio
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Gou, F.; Hsiang, E.-L.; Tan, G.; Lan, Y.-F.; Tsai, C.-Y.; Wu, S.-T. Tripling the Optical Efficiency of Color-Converted Micro-LED Displays with Funnel-Tube Array. Crystals 2019, 9, 39.

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