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BASF and Phillips Develop OLED Car Lighting Technology

4:13 AM MST | January 19, 2012 | Sotirios Frantzanas

BASF and Phillips (Eindhoven, the Netherlands) say they achieved a breakthrough in the development of organic light emitting diode (OLED) technology that will allow the production of transparent car roofs. The OLEDs are transparent when switched off, allowing for a clear view outside the vehicle, and provide light only within the vehicle when switched on, the companies say. This new OLED lighting technology is a result of a longstanding cooperation between BASF and Philips in R&D of OLED modules. The transparent OLED lighting technology application...

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