DEC's Organic Illumination Systems research

From: R. D. Davis <>
Date: Sat Jan 31 23:37:35 2004

For info. about some of DEC's more unusual research:

After accidentally happening upon an interesting humorous web site,, I discovered the
following written by Mike Olson <>, back around 1989.
Interestingly, the following URL is still reachable (it does get
redirected, however).

   You will recall the DEC WRL technical memo of several months
   ago called "Characterization of Organic Illumination Systems."
   That work is described at:

   due to budgetary constraints, the DEC WRL research team was
   constrained to running just a few experiments on just a few

   Fortunately, DEC's semiconductor engineering group has carried
   out further experiments, and has discovered that at 140V RMS,
   kim-chi acts as a rectifier.

Sorry about posting this two months early. ;-)


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