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Field emission display using carbon nanotubes as emitters
Author(s): FengYu Chuang; ChengChung Lee; JyungDong Lin; Jane-Hway Liao; HuaChi Cheng; Cheng-Xian Han; Jon-Lian Kwo; WenChun Wang
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Paper Abstract

A fully sealed field emission display (FED), indicator, using carbon nanotubes (CNTs) as emitters is examined. The CNTs chunk, synthesized by arc discharge, were crushed, mixed with conductive pastes and then screen-printed on glass for the cold cathode. And the anode plate, an ITO glass printed P15 phosphor, was separated from cathode using 90 micrometers spacers. The indicator display performed a turn-on voltage as low as 250 V, and the emission current density 2.2 mA/cm2 under 300 V with brightness of 500 nits. The pixels, driven by open drain IC with 5 V gate voltage, showed the clock image which indicated the application of CNTs-FED. No significant degradation of this performance was observed during 1000 mins testing. The influence of printing condition and surface treatment process on the emission characteristics will also be discussed in this letter.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 June 2000
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4079, Display Technologies III, (30 June 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.389394
Show Author Affiliations
FengYu Chuang, Industrial Technology Research Institute (Taiwan)
ChengChung Lee, Industrial Technology Research Institute (Taiwan)
JyungDong Lin, Industrial Technology Research Institute (Taiwan)
Jane-Hway Liao, Industrial Technology Research Institute (Taiwan)
HuaChi Cheng, Industrial Technology Research Institute (Taiwan)
Cheng-Xian Han, Industrial Technology Research Institute (Taiwan)
Jon-Lian Kwo, National Cheng Kung Univ. (Taiwan)
WenChun Wang, Industrial Technology Research Institute (Taiwan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4079:
Display Technologies III
I-Wei Wu; Heiju Uchiike, Editor(s)

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