Roll-to-Roll manufacturing of printed OLEDs

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Organic light emitting diodes (OLED) are developing rapidly and provide a huge market potential for signage, lighting and display applications. Cost efficient manufacturing of OLED components on different flexible substrates is under heavy investigation. In this paper focus is on polymer OLEDs and their non-vacuum solution processing using roll-to-roll (R2R) printing techniques. In this paper VTT's R2R manufacturing process capabilities for printed OLED components are presented. Several demonstrator concepts based on printed OLED technology are introduced including; printed OLED elements 1) in a smart package, 2) a 7-segment display integrated in a ID-1 card, 3) an electronics voting card with OLED indicator and 4) a 35 cm2 OLED lighting element printed on glass.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)192-195
Number of pages3
JournalSID International Symposium: Digest of Technical Papers
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2013
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed
EventSID International Symposium, Display Week 2013 - Vancouver, Canada
Duration: 21 May 201324 May 2013


  • polymer OLED
  • roll-to-roll manufacturing
  • non-vacuum
  • printing
  • etching
  • lamination
  • signage
  • display
  • lightning

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