OLED Equipment/Materials – CS/SSLnet

Universal Display Corporation Awarded $1.9 Million From DOE for OLED Lighting Product Development

Universal Display, a maker of flat panel displays and OLED devices located in Euwing, New Jersey USA, announced that it has received $1.9 Million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to develop a ceiling-based OLED lighting system. The company said it will uses its UniversalPhoLED and other …

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Sony and Idemitsu Jointly Develop OLED Which Achieves 28.5 % Efficiency; Sony Invests About $210 Million to Refine OLED TV Technology

On Monday of this week Sony Corp and Idemitsu jointly developed what they claim is the highest luminous efficiency OLED used in OLED televisions, according to an article in Nikkei Net. The companies reported achieving 28.5 percent internal quantum efficiency for the OLED. In related news, Sony Corp.announced Tuesday that …

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China to Surpass Japan in GaN LED Output, China’s Solid State Lighting Alliance Predicts

China’s Solid State Lighting Alliance predicts that China’s GaN LED production will outperform Japan’s in 2010, according to a TechOn Nikkei article. Wu Ling, president of China’s Solid State Lighting Alliance, gave a lecture at the “First International Conference on White LEDs and Solid State Lighting (White LEDs-07),” held from …

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Sumitomo Chemical to Acquire USA OLED Display Company, Cambridge Display Technologies

Sumitomo Chemical reported that it will acquire Cambridge Display Technologies, a U.S. firm that develops materials for organic LEDs (light-emitting diodes), for about 285 million dollars, or roughly 34 billion yen, according to an article on Nikkei Net. The acquisition requires the approval of CDT stockholders at CDT’s shareholders’ meeting …

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OLED Performance Worth Noting

A recent reported record for OLED efficiency and lifetime is worth noting. Royal Philips Electronics of Eindhoven in the Netherlands, and Novaled of Dresden, Germeany, in a joint project have announced what they say is a record for a white OLED efficiency and lifetimes. The companies said they achieved a …

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Nitto Denko Develops Polymer That Will Likely Improve Optics in LEDs

Nitto Denko of Osaka, Japan has developed what it claims is the thermosetting polymer with the world’s highest refractive index of 1.76, according to a NikeiNet news item. The technology could be utilized in opto-electronic equipment, including liquid-crystal display modules, light-emitting diodes, and digital cameras. The polymer reportedly enhances the …

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