The Holst Center has developed and produced a new flexible OLED that will be used on the back-side of a racecar rear-view mirror. This the first application of a "flexible OLED on foil", according to Holst. They have used Holst's encapsulation technology and Araldite composite materials of Huntsman Advanced Materials. In fact the OLED itself displays the logo Araldite. The OLED is a white "signage device" - it cannot change the display, and the logo is constructed by patterned deposition of light emitting polymer.

The car is the ORECA01 car from French racing team Oreca and they will will be using the mirror in the 24 hours Le Mans race (June 12-13). 12 hour of this race is in the dark, and people will be able to see the writing...

Part of the OLED research was conducted within the European FP7 program Fast2Light, coordinated by Holst Centre.

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