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Stainless steel display evaluation
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Paper Abstract

Active matrix organic light emitting diode (AMOLED) technology is one candidate to become a low power alternative in some applications to the currently dominant, active matrix liquid crystal display (AMLCD), technology. Furthermore, fabrication of the AMOLED on stainless steel (SS) foil rather than the traditional glass substrate, while presenting a set of severe technical challenges, opens up the potential for displays that are both lighter and less breakable. Also, transition to an SS foil substrate may enable rollable displays - large when used but small for stowage within gear already worn or carried or installed. Research has been initiated on AMOLED/SS technology and the first 320 x 240 color pixel 4-in. demonstration device has been evaluated in the AFRL Display Test and Evaluation Laboratory. Results of this evaluation are reported along with a research roadmap.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 April 2007
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 6558, Display Technologies and Applications for Defense, Security, and Avionics, 65580G (30 April 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.716667
Show Author Affiliations
Darrel G. Hopper, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
Frederick M. Meyer, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
Sam J. Longo, L3/Link Simulation and Training (United States)
Terry L. Trissell, General Dynamics (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6558:
Display Technologies and Applications for Defense, Security, and Avionics
John T. Thomas; Andrew Malloy, Editor(s)

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