After Hong Kong
By Kenneth I. Werner

Short Subjects

Is the FED Finally Unchained?
By Daniel den Engelsen

ITO Coating of Glass for LCDs

Sputtering ITO from planar targets has been a very successful process in LCD manufacturing, but the move to rotating cylindrical targets can substantially lower the cost of coating a substrate.
By Wilmert De Bosscher, Krist Dellaert, Steven Luys, and Ann Lacres

Design and Manufacturing Considerations for LED Backlights

Direct backlighting is today's norm for LED backlights used in LCD TVs, but the addition of light-extracting light guides will allow for thinner backlights with fewer LEDs.
By David DeAgazio

Flexible Substrates and Packaging for Organic Displays and Electronics

Despite the performance challenges that flexible-display technology faces, the first commercial products are scheduled to reach the marketplace in the 2006-2007 time frame.
By Nicole Rutherford

Yield Management in LCD Fabs

In-process test and repair, especially when combined with careful data compilation, can markedly increase the manufacturing yield of LCD fabs.
By Tom Pye

Journal of the SID Preview

The papers appearing in the November 2005 issue of the Journal of the SID are previewed.
By Aris Silzars