ID Archive: 2004

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Editorial
lf You Can't Make It, You Can't Sell Itn
By Kenneth I. Werner

Guest Column
Organic TFTs: The Backplane Technology ofthe Future?
By Michael Kane

Making Rollable Displays
Recent advances in the field of organic electronics are enabling the production of ultra-thin highly flexible active-matrix "system-on-plastic" electrophoretic displays.    
By Gerwin Gelinck, Edzer Huitema, Erik van Veenendaal, Fred Touwslager, and
Pieter van Lieshout

The Resurgence of LCOS Displays
Technology advances and ten years of hard-won manufacturing expertise are driving the resurgence of liquid-crystal-on-silicon (LCOS) displays.    
By Henning C. Stauss

In-Cell Polarizers
Despite the success of conventional sheet polarizers in LCDs, they are costly, labor intensive, and one of the LCD components that most frequently require repair. For some applications, there is a durable, lower-cost alternative.   
By Tei lki, Pavel Lazarev, and Michael Paukshto

Liquid Light
Amidst the LCD's increasing dominance, the new technology of electrowetting is attempting to make a place for itself based on superior light utilization and manufacturing simplicity.    
By Jason C. Heikenfeld and Andrew J. Steckg

TFT-LCD Fabs: Is Bigger Always Better?
Manufacturers rush to build larger facilities, but the benefits may not always outweigh the costs and challenges. Are there practical limits to fab size?
By Sweta Dash

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Second-Generation FEDs    
By David Lieberman