Novel composite layer based on electrospun polymer nanofibers for efficient light scattering

Hyun Jun Lee, Seongpil An, Ju Hyun Hwang, Sun Gyu Jung, Hong Seok Jo, Kyu Nyun Kim, Yong Sub Shim, Cheol Hwee Park, Suk Goo Yoon, Young Wook Park, Byeong Kwon Ju

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Abstract

We fabricated a PAN (polyacrylonitrile) NF (nanofiber)-embedded composite layer to adjust the light-control layer in light-emitting-diode (LED) and organic-light-emitting-diode (OLED) lighting systems with unique optical characteristics, for effective light scattering. The newly designed light-control composite layers with a composition of PAN NF/SU-8 exhibited a change in the optical properties, which was identified by the diameter control of the NF using a simple process. The change in the optical properties was largely dependent on the embedded NF's features. Therefore, the NF can be applied in different types of lighting systems, depending on each lighting device's purpose.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)68-74
Number of pages7
JournalACS Applied Materials and Interfaces
Volume7
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • composite layer
  • electrospun nanofibers
  • light scattering
  • light-emitting diodes (LEDs)
  • organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)

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    Lee, H. J., An, S., Hwang, J. H., Jung, S. G., Jo, H. S., Kim, K. N., Shim, Y. S., Park, C. H., Yoon, S. G., Park, Y. W., & Ju, B. K. (2015). Novel composite layer based on electrospun polymer nanofibers for efficient light scattering. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 7(1), 68-74. https://doi.org/10.1021/am5075387