Optical device with anisotropic luminescent material

M.G. Debije (Inventor), C.L. Van Oosten (Inventor), C.W.M. Bastiaansen (Inventor)

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Abstract

An optical device (1) is provided. The optical device comprising a switchable layer (2) at least one alignment layer (6) a light guiding system (5), whereas the switchable layer (2) comprises a luminescent material (3) for absorbing and emitting light, whereby the alignment of the luminescent material (3) is changeable and the light guiding system (5) guides the emitted light, whereby the switchable layer (2) is in contact with the at least one alignment layer (6) and the luminescent material (3) exhibits anisotropic properties, whereby the optical device (1) comprises a light energy-converting means (7), wherein the light guiding system (5) is in physical contact with the energy converting means (7).
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberUS2011094585 A1
Publication statusPublished - 4 Mar 2011

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