Structurally Integrated Photoluminescent Chemical and Biological Sensors: An Organic Light-Emitting Diode-Based Platform

  • J. Shinar
  • R. Shinar
Part of the Materials Science book series (SSMATERIALS, volume 107)

The chapter describes the development, advantages, challenges, and potential of an emerging, compact photoluminescence-based sensing platform for chemical and biological analytes, including multiple analytes. In this platform, the excitation source is an array of organic light-emitting device (OLED) pixels that is structurally integrated with the sensing component. Steps towards advanced integration with additionally a thin-film-based photodetector are also described. The performance of the OLED-based sensing platform is examined for gas-phase and dissolved oxygen, glucose, lactate, ethanol, hydrazine, and anthrax lethal factor.


Sensor Array Glucose Sensor Biological Sensor Drop Cast Blue OLEDs 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Shinar
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  • R. Shinar
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyIowa State UniversityAmesUSA
  2. 2.Microelectronics Research CenterIowa State UniversityAmesUSA

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