Advanced Materials

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Editor-in-Chief: Peter Gregory, Deputy Editors: Mary Farrell, Duoduo Liang, Lorna Stimson

Online ISSN: 1521-4095

Associated Title(s): Advanced Energy Materials, Advanced Engineering Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, Advanced Healthcare Materials, Advanced Materials Interfaces, Advanced Optical Materials, Particle & Particle Systems Characterization, Small

Inside Front Cover: Polarized-Light-Emitting Quantum-Rod Diodes (Adv. Mater. 11/2005)

17_11b/2005Polarized-light-emitting quantum-rod diodes have been successfully produced using thin layers of quantum rods oriented by a rubbing technique, as shown on the inside cover. Hikmet and co-workers report on p. 1436 that diode emission at 620 nm with a luminance efficiency of 0.65 cd A–1 and an external quantum efficiency of 0.49 % is obtained. Light emitted polarized parallel to the long axis of the rods is 1.5 times more intense than that polarized perpendicular to the rods.

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