Illustration for article titled MIT Scientist Explains OLEDs by Electrocuting a Pickle

How do Sony's and LG's OLED TVs work? MIT professor Vladimir Bulovic explains using a glowing pickle and an accent to die for.


Click to view Essentially, electrons pass through the pickle (or any other active organic matter) and charge the substance. When positive and negative charges collide, they release a photon (light). This pickle represents just one of millions of OLEDs in a potential display. It also means that Vlassic stock will skyrocket if they can only cut those Bread and Butter chips a little bit smaller. [MIT TechTV via PopSci]

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