ERIC Number: EJ717189
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Nov-1
Using Organic Light-Emitting Electrochemical Thin-Film Devices to Teach Materials Science
Sevian, Hannah; Muller, Sean; Rudmann, Hartmut; Rubner, Michael F.
Journal of Chemical Education, v81 n11 p1620 Nov 2004
Materials science can be taught by applying organic light-emitting electrochemical thin-film devices and in this method students were allowed to make a light-emitting device by spin coating a thin film containing ruthenium (II) complex ions onto a glass slide. Through this laboratory method students are provided with the opportunity to learn about electrochemistry in the solid state and spectroscopy from the point of materials science and engineering.
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Instruction, Laboratory Procedures, Spectroscopy, Chemical Engineering, Electronic Equipment, Experiential Learning, Teaching Methods, Laboratory Experiments
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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