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Applications of Organic and Printed Electronics

A Technology-Enabled Revolution

  • Eugenio Cantatore

Part of the Integrated Circuits and Systems book series (ICIR)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Donald Lupo, Wolfgang Clemens, Sven Breitung, Klaus Hecker
    Pages 1-26
  3. Claudia N. Hoth, Pavel Schilinsky, Stelios A. Choulis, Srinivasan Balasubramanian, Christoph J. Brabec
    Pages 27-56
  4. Jang Hyuk Kwon, Ramchandra Pode, Hye Dong Kim, Ho Kyoon Chung
    Pages 57-81
  5. Reinder Coehoorn, Volker van Elsbergen, Coen Verschuren
    Pages 83-100
  6. Makoto Takamiya, Tsuyoshi Sekitani, Koichi Ishida, Takao Someya, Takayasu Sakurai
    Pages 101-113
  7. Wolfgang Clemens, Jürgen Krumm, Robert Blache
    Pages 115-132
  8. Kris Myny, Soeren Steudel, Peter Vicca, Steve Smout, Monique J. Beenhakkers, Nick A. J. M. van Aerle et al.
    Pages 133-155
  9. Vivek Subramanian, Josephine Chang, Frank Liao
    Pages 157-177
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 179-180

About this book


Organic and printed electronics can enable a revolution in the applications of electronics and this book offers readers an overview of the state-of-the-art in this rapidly evolving domain.  The potentially low cost, compatibility with flexible substrates and the wealth of devices that characterize organic and printed electronics will make possible applications that go far beyond the well-known displays made with large-area silicon electronics. Since organic electronics are still in their early stage, undergoing transition from lab-scale and prototype activities to production, this book serves as a valuable snapshot of the current landscape of the different devices enabled by this technology, reviewing all applications that are developing and those can be foreseen.  

  • Provides a complete roadmap for organic and printed electronics research and development for the next several years;
  • Includes an overview of the printing processes for organic electronics, along with state of the art applications, such as solar cells;
  • Discusses light emitting diode (OLED) displays, including the different types of OLED pixels in commercial use and in development, and gives insight into the most relevant display and backplane issues;
  • Provides an overview of OLED for lighting applications, including a description of the materials, physics, architecture and benchmarking of OLED lighting devices, as well as fabrication methods, reliability and commercial applications;
  • Reviews the state-of-the-art of chemical sensors based on organic electronic devices;
  • Offers a vision for the future of organic electronics based on organic thin film transistors (OTFTs), including applications such as organic RFIDs and smart objects enabled by the integration of OTFTs with sensors and actuators.

Editors and affiliations

  • Eugenio Cantatore
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. Electrical EngineeringEindhoven University of TechnologyEindhovenNetherlands

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Applications of Organic and Printed Electronics
  • Book Subtitle A Technology-Enabled Revolution
  • Editors Eugenio Cantatore
  • Series Title Integrated Circuits and Systems
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4614-3159-6
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4899-9352-6
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4614-3160-2
  • Series ISSN 1558-9412
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XII, 180
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Circuits and Systems
    Optical and Electronic Materials
    Organic Chemistry
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