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Title: Tunnel junction multiple wavelength light-emitting diodes

Abstract

A multiple wavelength LED having a monolithic cascade cell structure comprising at least two p-n junctions, wherein each of said at least two p-n junctions have substantially different band gaps, and electrical connector means by which said at least two p-n junctions may be collectively energized; and wherein said diode comprises a tunnel junction or interconnect. 5 figs.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
7232717
Patent Number(s):
5166761 A
Application Number:
PPN: US 7-678230
Assignee:
Midwest Research Inst., Kansas City, MO (United States) PTO; EDB-94-090234
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-83CH10093
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 1 Apr 1991
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; LIGHT EMITTING DIODES; WAVELENGTHS; FREQUENCY CONTROL; FREQUENCY DEPENDENCE; LIGHT SOURCES; CONTROL; RADIATION SOURCES; SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES; SEMICONDUCTOR DIODES; 426000* - Engineering- Components, Electron Devices & Circuits- (1990-)

Citation Formats

Olson, J.M., and Kurtz, S.R. Tunnel junction multiple wavelength light-emitting diodes. United States: N. p., 1992. Web.
Olson, J.M., & Kurtz, S.R. Tunnel junction multiple wavelength light-emitting diodes. United States.
Olson, J.M., and Kurtz, S.R. Tue . "Tunnel junction multiple wavelength light-emitting diodes". United States.
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abstractNote = {A multiple wavelength LED having a monolithic cascade cell structure comprising at least two p-n junctions, wherein each of said at least two p-n junctions have substantially different band gaps, and electrical connector means by which said at least two p-n junctions may be collectively energized; and wherein said diode comprises a tunnel junction or interconnect. 5 figs.},
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year = {1992},
month = {11}
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