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Flat-Panel Displays: Past, Present, And Future
Author(s): L. E. Tannas
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Paper Abstract

This paper reviews the past accomplishments, summarizes the present status, and extrap-olates into the future the growth of flat-panel displays. An overview of the technologies and accomplishments of the past that have led to successful liquid crystal, light-emitting diode, gas discharge, and electroluminescent displays is presented. The six basic limitations of efficiency, addressability, contrast, gray scale, color, and cost that have so far inhibited flat-panel technologies from replacing the CRT are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 September 1980
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0258, Optics to the Year 2000, (30 September 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.959629
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L. E. Tannas, Aerojet ElectroSystems Company (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0258:
Optics to the Year 2000
William O. Davies, Editor(s)

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