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On Truly Distinguishing Greatness
By Stephen P. Atwood

Industry News

The Future of Plasma, Post-Pioneer
Jenny Donelan

President's Corner

Priorities in Electronic-Display Development
By Paul Drzaic

2009 SID Honors and Awards

This year's winners of SID's coveted Honors and Awards include Dr. Peter Raynes, who will receive the Jan Rajchman Prize for his work with twisted-nematic LCDs; Dr. Ernst Lueder, who will be awarded the Slottow-Owaki Prize for his contributions as an outstanding and inspiring teacher; and Mr. Peter Baron, who has earned the Lewis and Beatrice Winner Award for years of service to the Society.
By Jenny Donelan

Display Week 2009 Symposium Preview

Plan your visit to Display Week 2009 with an advance look at the key trends and issues that will be highlighted in the symposium's far-ranging collection of display-technology sessions.
By Jenny Donelan

Lasers Enable Diverse Display Production Techniques

Laser-based techniques are finding increased use in certain aspects of flat-panel-display manufacturing. Lasers provide the option of a non-contact high-spatial-resolution tool that is appropriate for a variety of processing tasks, including thin glass cutting, laser direct patterning, low-temperature-polysilicon annealing, and laser lift-off.
By Rainer Paetzel

Journal of the SID April Contents

Papers appearing in the April 2009 issue of the Journal of the SID.

SID News

Joel E. Goldmacher, a pioneer in the development of liquid-crystal materials and displays, dies at the age of 71.