Colour Shifts, BEFs and Quantum Dots

by Bob Raikes

Display Daily contributor Pete Palomaki recently had fun tearing down a Vizio Quantum Dot-enhanced TV and published a YouTube video to show how the backlight worked and the effect of the Quantum Dots. He …

Tags:LCD Backlights| LED| Optics| Polarisers| Quantum Dots

OLEDs Getting Better Efficiency for IT Applications

by Bob Raikes

A couple of weeks ago, I spotted a quote by Ross Young of DSCC in an interview where he said that “There are a number of near-term advances expected in reducing power ….. These …

Tags:Materials| OLED Materials| OLEDs| Polarisers

Nitto Denko Challenges Flexibility With LCD

by Bob Raikes

At the recent Display Week, there were many papers presented on rollable and flexible displays and Samsung set out the importance and significance of stretchable displays. Most of the talks focused on OLEDs, but …

Tags:Flexible Displays| Foldable Devices| LC Materials (Liquid Crystal)| LCD Panels| Polarisers| R&D (Research & Development)| SID Display Week 2021

New Insights on How SDC Will Introduce Polarizer-Free OLEDs

by Bob Raikes

What They Say DSCC has followed up a report by the Korean ET News that explain that Samsung is adopting a concept of polariser-less displays, called POL-LESS OLEDs (the terms On Cell Polarizers (OCP) …

Tags:Flexible Displays| OLEDs| Polarisers| Samsung

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New perovskite LED emits a circularly polarized glow

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Scientists at the University of Utah and the NREL have developed a new LED that is said to use spintronics to produce light that is circularly polarised. The LEDs do not …

Tags:PeLED (Perovskite LED)| Polarisers

Polarizer supply to improve in 2H21, says BenQ Materials chairman

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Digitimes reported a comment from the chairman of BenQ Materials that suggested that the ramp-up of new capacity from Chinese makers would ease the current tight supply of polariser film, although …

Tags:Display Supply & Demand| Polarisers

Taiwan’s Acer says component shortage squeezes PC makers

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The Nikkei has published a report on supply chain issues for technology companies, with quotes from Acer. Issues that are impacting device and display makers include: Semiconductors, water & glass (as …

Tags:Glass| Polarisers| Production Equipment| Semiconductor Market

Developments Regarding LEDs that Can Directionally Emit Polarized Light

by Arthur Berman

A team of researchers headed by Xiangyu Fu in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC) are developing a means to control the direction and polarization of …

Tags:LED| OLEDs| PeLED (Perovskite LED)| Polarisers