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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.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Lakewood, CO
  2. Golden, CO
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Midwest Research Institute, Kansas City, MO (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
868557
Patent Number(s):
5166761
Assignee:
Midwest Research Institute (Kansas City, MO)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01L - SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-83CH10093
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
tunnel; junction; multiple; wavelength; light-emitting; diodes; led; monolithic; cascade; cell; structure; comprising; p-n; junctions; substantially; band; gaps; electrical; connector; means; collectively; energized; diode; comprises; interconnect; emitting diodes; emitting diode; p-n junctions; light-emitting diode; cell structure; tunnel junction; p-n junction; electrical connector; band gap; light-emitting diodes; structure comprising; multiple wavelength; band gaps; /257/

Citation Formats

Olson, Jerry M, and Kurtz, Sarah R. Tunnel junction multiple wavelength light-emitting diodes. United States: N. p., 1992. Web.
Olson, Jerry M, & Kurtz, Sarah R. Tunnel junction multiple wavelength light-emitting diodes. United States.
Olson, Jerry M, and Kurtz, Sarah R. Wed . "Tunnel junction multiple wavelength light-emitting diodes". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/868557.
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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.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1992},
month = {1}
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