Quantum Dot Light-Emitting Transistors-Powerful Research Tools and Their Future Applications

Simon Kahmann, Artem Shulga, Maria A. Loi*

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In this progress report, the recent work in the field of light-emitting field-effect transistors (LEFETs) based on colloidal quantum dots (CQDs) as emitters is highlighted. These devices combine the possibility of electrical switching, as known from field-effect transistors, with the possibility of light emission in a single device. The properties of field-effect transistors and the prerequisites of LEFETs are reviewed, before motivating the use of colloidal quantum dots for light emission. Recent reports on these quantum dot light-emitting field-effect transistors (QDLEFETs) include both materials emitting in the near infrared and the visible spectral range-underlining the great potential and breadth of applications for QDLEFETs. The way in which LEFETs can further the understanding of the CQD material properties-their photophysics as well as the carrier transport through films-is discussed. In addition, an overview of technology areas offering the potential for large impact is provided.

Originele taal-2English
Aantal pagina's15
TijdschriftAdvanced Functional Materials
Nummer van het tijdschrift20
Vroegere onlinedatum1-aug-2019
StatusPublished - 15-mei-2020

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