Inkjet ink containing inorganic doped semiconductor (ZnS:Mn) nanoparticle pigments


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A jettable inkjet ink containing dispersed inorganic semiconductor (ZnS:Mn) pigments has been prepared using colloidal synthesis. This ink was deposited using an inkjet printer to form printed lines of luminescent material. Different binder polymers were used to assist in assembly into a continuous film. Luminescent properties were characterized for the printed lines and films. This technology presents some unique advantages over solution-processed polymer semiconductors which encounter problems with jetting and broad emission spectra.

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Journal: TechConnect Briefs
Volume: 3, Nanotechnology 2009: Biofuels, Renewable Energy, Coatings, Fluidics and Compact Modeling
Published: May 3, 2009
Pages: 501 - 504
Industry sectors: Advanced Materials & Manufacturing | Sensors, MEMS, Electronics
Topic: Micro & Bio Fluidics, Lab-on-Chip
ISBN: 978-1-4398-1784-1