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OLED Development Follows the Familiar Pattern.
By Stephen P. Atwood
By Mike Morgenthal
AMOLED Product Innovations Begin to Differentiate this Technology from the Pack.
By Julie Brown
A Good Display Is Hard to Find - Enter SID.
By Paul Drzaic
The Business of Displays
LED Backlights: Good for the Environment, but Can They Also Be Good Business?
By Sweta Dash
The Outstanding Potential of OLED Displays for TV Applications
Despite all the buzz surrounding Sony's launch of the first commercial OLED TV in December 2007, the company is not resting on its laurels. This article details the company's approach to developing and manufacturing large-sized AMOLED TVs.
By Tetsuo Urabe
A New Era of Oxide Thin-Film Transistors for Large-Sized AMOLED Displays
In order for large-sized AMOLED displays to achieve widespread adoption, manufacturers must find a way to mass produce them at affordable prices. However, scaling-up of production lines causes several technological challenges. This article delves into the critical issue of the TFT backplane, which is crucial for the success of AMOLEDs.
By Jae Kyeong Jeong, Hyun-Joong Chung, Yeon-Gon Mo, and Hye Dong Kim
Technological Considerations for Manufacturing Flexible AMOLED Displays
AMOLEDs hold great promise for use in flexible displays. A full-color 4-in. flexible AMOLED prototype on an 80-µm-thick stainless-steel-foil substrate, achieving a curvature of 5-cm bending radius, has been developed. This article discusses the challenges ahead, including transporting the flexible backplane substrate and obtaining reliable TFT characteristics in order to achieve brightness and uniformity suitable to commercialize this technology.
By Juhn S. Yoo, Nackbong Choi, Yong-Chul Kim, In-Hwan Kim, Seung-Chan Byun, Sang-Hoon Jung, Jong-Moo Kim, Soo-Young Yoon, Chang-Dong Kim, In-Byeong Kang, and In-Jae Chung
The Evolution of Projection Displays. Part II: From Mechanical Scanners to Microdisplays
The second installment of this two-part series explores the innovations of the modern era of projection technology, from the 1990s to the present day, exploring how the development of LCOS, DLP, and LCD technologies threatened the dominance of light valves and CRTs. art9 By Matt BrennesholtzSelected papers appearing in the September 2008 issue of the Journal of the SID are previewed.
By Matt Brennesholtz
Journal of the SID Preview
Selected papers appearing in the September 2008 issue of the Journal of the SID are previewed.
By Aris Silzars