Monday, September 27, 2010

US Patent 7800302 - Qdot lighting with silica matrix

This patent from Samsung suggests a simplified manufacturing method and stabilized structure for quantum dot lighting based on a silica matrix. Claim 1 reads:

1. An electroluminescent element, the element comprising:

a glass template, which includes a silica matrix and a plurality of pores,

electrodes on opposing sides of the glass template, and

a luminescent material in the plurality of pores, wherein the luminescent material comprises an inorganic phosphor and a quantum dot.