In this activity, students learn about organic electronics and how they are changing the display industry. Students discover that there are many advantages to organic electronics and that OLEDs are already used in many consumer electronics. Students also learn what spin coaters are and why they are used.
That many consumer devices now use OLEDs
The advantages and disadvantages of OLEDs
What organic materials are
What a spin coater is
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