Counterpoint: Why Cadmium QDs Won’t Die

by Peter Palomaki

It has been said that a good lawyer must be able to argue both sides of a case to be effective. While I don’t have a law degree, I will take the stand here …

Tags:Health and Safety| Quantum Dots| ROHS

What’s Next for Quantum Dots?

by Peter Palomaki

Every year in March, the world’s experts in QDs convene for the Quantum Dots Forum to discuss recent advances, market conditions, and new implementations of QDs for displays and other applications. This year’s QD …

Tags:MicroLED| Perovskite| Quantum Dots| ROHS| Vol 25 - Issue 13

EC to Ban Cadmium from TVs and Displays

by Isaac Oburu

The European Commission has decided to ban cadmium from TVs and displays in Europe from October 2019 as part of the RoHS Directive and consequent regulations. Cadmium will also be banned in lighting, although …

Tags:Europe| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Quantum Dots| ROHS| Vol 24 - Issue 29

Quantum Dot Wars Continue in Europe

by Tom Allen

The ÖKO Institut of Germany – a research organisation that focuses on sustainability – has said that there are currently ‘no alternatives’ on the market that match the performance of quantum dots containing the …

Tags:Europe| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| QD Vision| Quantum Dots| ROHS| Vol 23 - Issue 22

BC19 Nanosys Changes QD LCD Architecture

by Bob Raikes

Jason Hartlove, CEO on Nanosys started by saying that all major TV companies are using his technology (except LG – but he’s working on this). Consumers do care about resolution, but at some point …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LCD Backlights| Mobile Display Monitor| Nanosys| Quantum Dots| ROHS| SID Display Week 2016| Vol 23 - Issue 21

SID’s Display Week Opens with Lots of Quantum Dot News

by Chris Chinnock

I have not had a chance to spend much time on the show floor or paper sessions, so I don’t have the full perspective of SID’s DisplayWeek yet. It is my turn to write …

Tags:Quantum Dots| Rec 2020| ROHS| SID Display Week 2016| Vol 23 - Issue 20

SID: Colour E Ink, Flexible AMOLEDs, New QDs – and More!

by Tom Allen

SID 2016 is ongoing at the time of writing, and we will have a full report for you in the coming weeks. For now, we have summarised some of the key announcements from the …

Tags:AMOLED| Canatu| Colour (Color)| E Ink| Electrochromic Displays| ePaper| Flexible Displays| ITO Replacement| Large Display Monitor| LCD Modules| LG Displays (LGD)| Mobile Display Monitor| Nanosys| Quantum Dots| ROHS| Samsung Display| sharp| SID Display Week 2016| UDC| Vol 23 - Issue 20

Nanoco Warns Against Cadmium QDs

by Tom Allen

Michael Edelman, CEO of cadmium-free quantum dots producer Nanoco, has criticised the European Commission’s decision to grant a Restriction on Hazardous Substances (RoHS) exemption to cadmium-containing QDs (EC Affirms Environmental Benefit of Cadmium-Based Quantum …

Tags:Environment| Europe| Large Display Monitor| Nanoco| Quantum Dots| ROHS| Vol 22 - Issue 13

QD Exemption Under Scrutiny

by Tom Allen

Nanoco, producer of cadmium-free quantum dots, has said that the proposed RoHS exemption to quantum dots containing cadmium (QD Vision Granted RoHS Exemption) could be reviewed by members of the European parliament. The legislative process …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Nanoco| QD Vision| Quantum Dots| ROHS| Vol 22 - Issue 06