New Solid State Lighting Materials

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Energy
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$99,957.00
Award Year:
2002
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
DE-FG03-02ER83491
Agency Tracking Number:
70687S02-I
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Maxdem, Inc.
140 East Arrow Highway, San Dimas, CA, 91773
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Matthew Marrocco
(909) 394-0644
mmarrocco@maxdem.com
Business Contact:
Linda Hope
70687
(909) 394-0644
lhope@maxdem.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
70687 The generation of light based on current technologies is expensive and detrimental to the environment. Solid state lighting technology can be developed with dramatic increases in efficiency and costs as low, or lower, than the least expensive lighting systems available today. Polymer light emitting diodes offer the best cost/performance combination of all possible solid state lighting technologies. This project will develop a new family of highly efficient phosphorescent emitters that utilize a new concept in the generation of white light from a single-layer polymeric light-emitting diode. Commercial Applications and Other Benefits as described by the awardee: The cost/performance characteristics of the proposed polymer light emitting diodes should enable broad lighting applications in both commercial and military sectors. Other photonic applications include displays, lasers, sensors and photovoltaic devices.

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