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Tokyo Tech Hosono's story of IGZO TFT development features in Nature Electronics

07/25/2018  Each issue of the journal Nature Electronics contains a column called 'Reverse Engineering,' which examines the development of an electronic device now in widespread use from the viewpoint of the main inventor. The July 2018 column tells the story of the IGZO thin film transistor (TFT) through the eyes of Professor Hideo Hosono of Tokyo Tech's Institute of Innovative Research (IIR), who is also director of the Materials Research Center for Element Strategy.

Future electronic components to be printed like newspapers

07/20/2018  A new manufacturing technique uses a process similar to newspaper printing to form smoother and more flexible metals for making ultrafast electronic devices.

Long-term oversupply of large TFT LCD panels will prompt restructuring of older fabs

07/19/2018  Large thin-film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT LCD) panel makers are expected to reduce production of comparatively smaller sized 32-, 40- and 43-inch panels, helping to stabilize panel prices in the third quarter of 2018.

Smartphone displays set to move rapidly to 18:9 and wider aspect ratios in second half of 2018

07/17/2018  With every smartphone brand applying the 18:9 and wider aspect ratio screens to its newer models, the rate of adoption is expected to quicken in the second half of 2018.

South Korean and Chinese TV makers to increase panel purchases in third quarter despite concerns

07/13/2018  Despite concerns about TV demand and falling profit margins, major South Korean and Chinese TV makers are expected to stock up on display panels in the third quarter to prepare for the seasonal year-end shopping spree by consumers.

GlobalFoundries to deliver Socionext's next gen graphics controller for automotive displays

06/28/2018  GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced that Socionext Inc. will manufacture the third and latest generation of its graphics display controllers, the SC1701, on GF's 55nm Low Power Extended (55LPx) process technology with embedded non-volatile memory.

AMD celebrates breakthrough successes in 2017 by recognizing key suppliers

06/25/2018  AMD (NASDAQ:AMD) today announced awards for key suppliers that contributed to the successful launch of 10 new high-performance computing and graphics product families in 2017.

Accumulated gap in LCD TV set and panel shipments expected to hit a 10-year high in coming quarters

06/22/2018  Despite better-than-expected first-quarter demand for thin-film transistor liquid-crystal display (TFT-LCD) TV sets and TV panels, market players would be well advised to adopt a more conservative outlook in demand growth for the coming quarters, according to IHS Markit.

Global demand and supply for automotive display systems expected to maintain healthy growth in 2018

06/18/2018  The global demand for automotive display systems is expected to continue a strong growth path in 2018, according to recent analysis from business information provider IHS Markit.

Gartner reports worldwide sales of smartphones returned to growth in first quarter of 2018

05/31/2018  Global sales of smartphones to end users returned to growth in the first quarter of 2018 with a 1.3 percent increase over the same period in 2017, according to Gartner, Inc.

Smartphone display with notch design estimated to cost about 20% more

05/31/2018  Notch design of smartphone displays is estimated to raise manufacturing cost of display panels by more than 20 percent.

Gases: Essential materials for display manufacturing

05/21/2018  Technology trends in backplane technology are driving higher gas demand in display manufacturing. Specific gas requirements of process blocks are discussed, and various supply modes are reviewed.

Global, U.S. electronics supply chains see healthy midyear business conditions

05/18/2018  The first quarter of this year was very strong globally, with growth across the entire electronics supply chain.

LG Display retains its lead in area shipments of large displays in first quarter of 2018

05/15/2018  Large display panel shipments show better-than-expected results compared to previous first quarters.

Researchers offer new technology for liquid-crystal displays

05/11/2018  An international research team from Russia, France, and Germany has proposed a new method for orienting liquid crystals.

Tech bends light more efficiently, offers wider angles for light input

05/08/2018  Engineering and physics researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new technology for steering light that allows for more light input and greater efficiency - a development that holds promise for creating more immersive augmented-reality display systems.

Shipment area of AMOLED panel expected to more than quadruple by 2024

04/23/2018  With demand growing for active matrix organic light-emitting diode (AMOLED) TV panels, shipments of overall AMOLED panels by area is forecast to more than quadruple to 22.4 million square meters by 2024 from 5.0 million square meters in 2017.

Demand for higher resolution oxide panels expected to grow 30% in 2018

04/19/2018  Rise in LCD and OLED display applications has contributed to momentum in demand growth for panels using this technology.

Flexible TVs and high performance wearable smart tech one step closer

04/19/2018  Flexible televisions, tablets and phones as well as 'truly wearable' smart tech are a step closer thanks to a nanoscale transistor created by researchers at The University of Manchester and Shandong University in China.

U.S. federal government R&D spending for 2018 finalized

04/06/2018  Although many months past due, Congress on March 23 finalized the federal spending for the remainder of fiscal year (FY) 2018, only hours before a what would have been the third government shutdown of the year.




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