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Title: Optical systems fabricated by printing-based assembly

Abstract

Provided are optical devices and systems fabricated, at least in part, via printing-based assembly and integration of device components. In specific embodiments the present invention provides light emitting systems, light collecting systems, light sensing systems and photovoltaic systems comprising printable semiconductor elements, including large area, high performance macroelectronic devices. Optical systems of the present invention comprise semiconductor elements assembled, organized and/or integrated with other device components via printing techniques that exhibit performance characteristics and functionality comparable to single crystalline semiconductor based devices fabricated using conventional high temperature processing methods. Optical systems of the present invention have device geometries and configurations, such as form factors, component densities, and component positions, accessed by printing that provide a range of useful device functionalities. Optical systems of the present invention include devices and device arrays exhibiting a range of useful physical and mechanical properties including flexibility, shapeability, conformability and stretchablity.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL (United States); X-Celeprint Ltd, Cork (Ireland)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1568635
Patent Number(s):
10361180
Application Number:
15/402,718
Assignee:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois (Urbana, IL); X-Celeprint Limited (Cork, IE)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B81 - MICROSTRUCTURAL TECHNOLOGY B81C - PROCESSES OR APPARATUS SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR THE MANUFACTURE OR TREATMENT OF MICROSTRUCTURAL DEVICES OR SYSTEMS
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B82 - NANOTECHNOLOGY B82Y - SPECIFIC USES OR APPLICATIONS OF NANOSTRUCTURES
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-91ER45439
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 01/10/2017
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Rogers, John, Nuzzo, Ralph, Meitl, Matthew, Menard, Etienne, Baca, Alfred, Motala, Michael, Ahn, Jong -Hyun, Park, Sang -Il, Yu, Chang -Jae, Ko, Heung Cho, Stoykovich, Mark, and Yoon, Jongseung. Optical systems fabricated by printing-based assembly. United States: N. p., 2019. Web.
Rogers, John, Nuzzo, Ralph, Meitl, Matthew, Menard, Etienne, Baca, Alfred, Motala, Michael, Ahn, Jong -Hyun, Park, Sang -Il, Yu, Chang -Jae, Ko, Heung Cho, Stoykovich, Mark, & Yoon, Jongseung. Optical systems fabricated by printing-based assembly. United States.
Rogers, John, Nuzzo, Ralph, Meitl, Matthew, Menard, Etienne, Baca, Alfred, Motala, Michael, Ahn, Jong -Hyun, Park, Sang -Il, Yu, Chang -Jae, Ko, Heung Cho, Stoykovich, Mark, and Yoon, Jongseung. Tue . "Optical systems fabricated by printing-based assembly". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1568635.
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abstractNote = {Provided are optical devices and systems fabricated, at least in part, via printing-based assembly and integration of device components. In specific embodiments the present invention provides light emitting systems, light collecting systems, light sensing systems and photovoltaic systems comprising printable semiconductor elements, including large area, high performance macroelectronic devices. Optical systems of the present invention comprise semiconductor elements assembled, organized and/or integrated with other device components via printing techniques that exhibit performance characteristics and functionality comparable to single crystalline semiconductor based devices fabricated using conventional high temperature processing methods. Optical systems of the present invention have device geometries and configurations, such as form factors, component densities, and component positions, accessed by printing that provide a range of useful device functionalities. Optical systems of the present invention include devices and device arrays exhibiting a range of useful physical and mechanical properties including flexibility, shapeability, conformability and stretchablity.},
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