Samsung Licenses QD LED Tech
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.,
based in Seoul, South Korea, and Evident Technologies Inc. of Troy, N.Y., have entered
into a patent licensing and purchasing agreement. Under the arrangement, Samsung
has been granted worldwide access to Evident’s patent portfolio for all products
related to quantum dot LEDs, from manufacture of nanomaterials to final LED production.
Evident currently is focused on developing next-generation thermoelectric applications
using its quantum dot material technology. Its goal is to increase the performance
of thermoelectric devices through advances in nanomaterials. Thermoelectric devices
can be used for solid-state heating and cooling as well as for directly converting
waste heat into electricity.