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Motorola® Organic Light Emitting Diodes


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1 January 2007


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“The research arm of Motorola Inc. has built a 5-inch color video display prototype using its own carbon nanotube (CNT) technology. The company said CNT could be used to create higher quality, large, flat panel displays that last longer and cost less than ones on the market today.” “Motorola describes NED as "a scalable method of growing CNTs directly on glass to enable an energy efficient design that excels at emitting electrons." Before, CNTs had to be pasted together into a vertical pattern. NED, Allen said, seems more reliable than the paste method.” “Made of nanostructured polymer films, OLED screens emit their own light and are lighter, smaller and more energy efficient than conventional liquid crystal displays. To marketing and branding experts, the fact that three Fortune 500 heavyweights are vying to make OLED technology a consumer proposition suggests that the market for next generation nano-powered displays will be a real contest. According to research firm DisplaySearch, the market for OLED displays will grow from $112 million worldwide in 2002 to $3.1 billion by 2007.”




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Universal Display Corporation® Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLEDs)

Company: Universal Display Corporation®

Category: Electronics and Computers > Display
Category: Electronics and Computers > Mobile Devices and Communications
Category: Electronics and Computers > Video

Origin: USA

Nanomaterial: Organics