ID Archive: 2004

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Editorial
Adjusting to Maturity
By Kenneth I. Werner

My Turn
Will Users Accept Mobile Phones as TV Receivers?
By Jenny Donelan

Tunning LCDs to Tune in TV
Moving LCDs from the desktop to the living room requires larger panels, but it also requires new electronic features for contrast enhancement, color management, and response-time improvement.
By Dick McCartney

LCoS Rear-Projection TVs Test the Market- Again 
Each of the competitors of LCoS technology offers features that could attract customers- so what advantages can it offer?
By David Mentley

Hopping-Electron Transport in a Field-Emission Display
Spindt tips are too expensive and carbon nanotubes produce non-uniform luminance, but HOPFEDs could realize the promise of FED technology.
By Daniel den Engelsen and Kees Kortekaas

Too Big for Roads
The SID 2004 Business Conference described an industry that is buying manufacturing equipment too big to be transported on roads, pursuing R&D of Gen 9 manufacturing systems, and developing cellular telephones that will receive television.
By Joe Hallett

SID Recognizes Outstanding Achievers at 2004 Symposium
High-efficiency LEDs, liquid-crystal molecular alignment, and sublimation- transfer imaging media were among the scientific and technical advances recognized by this year's individual awards.
By Stephen P. Atwood

Letters

Sustaining Members

Index to Advertisers

Backlight
Painting Displays
By David Lieberman