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Science  20 Feb 1998:
Vol. 279, Issue 5354, pp. 1135
DOI: 10.1126/science.279.5354.1135a

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SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA-- At the Photonics West conference here last month, researchers offered an approach to coaxing light from organic materials that relies on bench-top chemistry instead of elaborate machines to entice small molecules to form a stack of precisely controlled layers. The technique could be used to manufacture low-cost, large-area displays.