United States Patent 3,492,489
January 27, 1970

Gunn-Type Electroluminescent Device
Alan G. Chynoweth

Filed January 5, 1965
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Abstract of the Disclosure

Electroluminescent logic or display devices comprise a member of N-type III-V material which has a voltage threshold of luminescence. A matrix array of conducting strips on the material allows selective luminescence at the cross points to create a display.
Figure descriptions: cover graphic

  • Figure 1 is a view of one embodiment of the present invention.
  • Figure 2 is a graph demonstrating the emission characteristics of the crystal of the present invention.

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