Organic LEDs (OLEDs)

Merck Leading Quantum Material Development Project for Lighting and Displays

Merck KGaA, a science and technology firm headquartered in Darmstadt, Germany, launched a joint project along with partners in industry and science to conduct basic research about using quantum materials as light sources and display components. The goal of the research is to deliver ultrapure colors and higher energy efficiency …

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KAIST Researchers Fabricate OLED on a Fiber Thinner Than Human Hair

KAIST researchers have reportedly developed a technology for fabricating high-performance organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) on thinner fibers than hair, according to an article from ETNews of South Korea. The fabrication method utilizes a “dipcoating process” which Choi Kyung-cheol, professor of electrical engineering and electronics, and Dr. Kwon Sun Il, …

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Lighting Polymers Introduces Circular Polarizer for OLED Displays

Light Polymers, a nanochemistry startup based in San Francisco, California USA, announced a next-generation circular polarizer for OLED displays utilizing the company’s lyotropic liquid crystal technology. The company says that it proprietary nanochemistry to create a circular polarizer at 45 µm. Furthermore, the firm contends that its polarizers are thinner …

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Universal Displays Completes $15 Million Investment in PPG Facility

PPG and Universal Display Corporation reported the completion of Universal Display’s $15 million investment in PPG’s Barberton, Ohio, production facility. The investment will go towards doubling the facility’s commercial production capacity of Universal Display’s proprietary UniversalPHOLED® phosphorescent OLED emitters. Universal display says that the investment will also add more than …

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Idemitsu and Toray to Collaborate on OLED Material Development

Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd. of Tokyo, Japan reports that it has agreed to collaborate with Toray on developing new OLED materials and material evaluation. Furthermore, as part of the agreement, the companies plan to cooperate and use their assets including both evaluation and production facilities to improve the performance and …

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CPT and imec Showcase 1250 ppi OLED Pattern

European research institute imec and Chunghwa Picture Tubes Ltd. (CPT) in the framework of the Holst Centre collaboration showcased an ultra-high resolution display. CPT and imec employed photolithography patterning of OLED arrays to produce the display. According to imec and CPT, the results could lead to cost-effective fabrication of fine, …

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YUNGU Technology Orders Orbotech AOI Solutions for Flexible OLED Gen 6 Fab

Orbotech Ltd. of Yavne, Israel a supplier of yield-enhancing and process-enabling solutions for the fabrication of electronics, reported that YUNGU (Gu’an) Technology Co., LTD has selected its end-to-end automated optical inspection (AOI) solutions for its new flexible OLED Gen 6 fab. Visionox, a Chinese flat panel display (FPD) producer supported …

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Universal Display to Supply UniversalPHOLED Material to EverDisplay

Universal Display Corporation of Ewing, New Jersey USA, a maker of displays and lighting with its UniversalPHOLED® technology and materials, reported that the company has reached an OLED evaluation agreement with EverDisplay Optronics (Shanghai) Limited (和辉光电). Under the agreement, Universal Display (UDC) will supply its UniversalPHOLED phosphorescent OLED materials for …

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