US Patent 9,865,660
United States Patent and Trademark Office
University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US) ; New York University (New York, NY, US)
An optoelectronic device which can read magnetically stored information, and convert it into optical light signals using organic or “plastic” semiconductors is described. Such a device may use OLEDs, and may be termed an “organic magneto-optic transducer” (OMOT). An OMOT device can read magnetically stored information, and convert it into optical light signals. The OMOT may provide benefits such as non-volatile storage, flexible films, reduced cost, and operation at room temperature.
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Wohlgenannt, Markus; Flatte, Michael; Kent, Andrew; Wang, Fujian; Harmon, Nicholas; and Bros, Ferran Macia Organic magnetoelectroluminescence for transduction between magnetic and optical information. US Patent 9,865,660 filed August 25, 2015 and issued January 09, 2018. https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/704