Displays & Lighting: Innovations & Market Trends

JUL 2021

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Displays & Lighting

Yohan Kim

Fraunhofer IAP

Yohan Kim

Researcher

	Fraunhofer IAP
Progresses & Challenges On QD Colouring Displays

Yohan Kim, André Geßner, Hyung Seok Choi, Jiyoung Kim and Armin Wedel

Functional Polymer Systems, Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research (IAP), Geiselbergstrasse 69, 14476 Potsdam, Germany

Recently, Cd-free quantum dots (QDs) such as InP for green and red, and ZnSe for blue emission have gained a great amount of attention as electroluminescent (EL) or photoluminescent (PL) QD display applications due to their potential with good optical properties as an environmentally friendly alternative to Cd-based QDs. Our team has been working on QD technologies for over 10 years with various industry and governmentfunded projects. Here, the important progresses and current challenges on both EL and PL QD application will be discussed. Since the patterning technology of the QD layer is the most critical aspect for QD displays, the inkjet printing activity, the most promising technology for pixelation, on the QD layers including ESJET/EHDJET process will be also briefly introduced.
Our understanding of the fundamental design principles on not only Cd-free QD materials but also PL EL QD displays combining with their printing technologies can provide a new opportunity to overcome the challenges on the commercialization of QD display in the next-generation information display market.

John Brewer

Amorphyx

John Brewer

CEO

Amorphyx
Thin Film Transistors: Eliminating the Roadblock to the Next Generation of Displays

On the path to a new generation of display performance and manufacturability, a roadblock appeared: TFT technology. The display industry chose improving semiconductor material performance to break through the roadblock. This path has largely failed; it has provided about one-third of the required advance. Amorphyx leverages Moore’s Law in advancing TFT technology. Amorphyx’s technologies use amorphous metals-based materials to re-engineer the TFT and enable quantum tunneling to eliminate semiconductor materials. These innovations set a new path: fast, flexible and simple thin film electronics.

John Brewer
CEO @ Amorphyx

Bio

On the path to a new generation of display performance and manufacturability, a roadblock appeared: TFT technology. The display industry chose improving semiconductor material performance to break through the roadblock. This path has largely failed; it has provided about one-third of the required advance.
Amorphyx leverages Moore’s Law in advancing TFT technology. Amorphyx’s technologies use amorphous metals-based materials to re-engineer the TFT and enable quantum tunneling to eliminate semiconductor materials.
These innovations set a new path: fast, flexible and simple thin film electronics.

Francesca Antoniolli

Applied Materials

Francesca Antoniolli

Global Product Manager

Applied Materials
Advanced screen printing for PE: 2 case studies of industrial applications in medical and display

Francesca Antoniolli
Global Product Manager @ Applied Materials Baccini

Bio

After completing the Material Engineering studies in 2004, Francesca decided to pursue the Academic career by undertaking a PhD in Material Science and Engineering, with main focus on nano and bio technologies. In parallel established a 5 years collaboration with the Dentistry Department in order to increase the knowledge and awareness about dental materials in this sector.
In 2008 decided to leave the Academic path to jump into the entrepreneurial adventure and joining full-time the start-up Genefinity, a spin-off of the University of Trieste, which she founded in 2005 together with 3 other PhD colleagues. The company grew successfully for about 10 years by developing specific competences on thin films depositions, mainly PVD and ALD techniques, with main markets biomedical, food, solar and cosmetic.
In 2016, decided to jump into a new adventure and joined Applied Materials Italy as Business Developer, with the main target to expand the current solar market to other sector of the printed electronics.

Samuel Halim

Avantama AG

Samuel Halim

CEO

Avantama AG
First commercial products with perovskite QDs

Samuel Halim
CEO @ Avantama AG
Bio

Sam earned his PhD in Chemical Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich). He was educated in materials engineering in Zurich, Lausanne and Stockholm. He is co-founder and CEO of Switzerland based Avantama AG, the leader in perovskite quantum dots.

Norman Bardsley

Bardsley Consulting

Norman Bardsley

CEO & Founfer

Bardsley Consulting
OLEDs in Lighting: Status and Trends

Despite the great success of OLEDs in displays, the technology has struggled to establish a substantial presence in general lighting, mainly because of the high cost. Market progress was hindered by the offering of inferior products by some large international companies, who made major investments in large factories before the market and manufacturing technology were ready. The product quality has been improved substantially over the past two years, in both performance and reliability. Routes to market penetration have been identified, some of which will bring products that combine elements of lighting and displays. But even for such markets, new manufacturing techniques will be required to reduce costs and enable high volume production of some of the exciting prototypes that have emerged from research laboratories.

Bio

Despite the great success of OLEDs in displays, the technology has struggled to establish a substantial presence in general lighting, mainly because of the high cost. Market progress was hindered by the offering of inferior products by some large international companies, who made major investments in large factories before the market and manufacturing technology were ready. The product quality has been improved substantially over the past two years, in both performance and reliability. Routes to market penetration have been identified, some of which will bring products that combine elements of lighting and displays. But even for such markets, new manufacturing techniques will be required to reduce costs and enable high volume production of some of the exciting prototypes that have emerged from research laboratories.

Peiman Hosseini

Bodle Technologies

Peiman Hosseini

CEO

Bodle Technologies
Solid-state Reflective Displays For Video‐Rate, Full Color, Outdoor Readable Displays

Bistable reflective displays are an alternative to traditional emissive and transmissive displays where power consumption and outdoor readability are paramount. Bodle has developed a new type of bistable reflective display technology based on solid state phase change materials (PCM). The presentation will focus on the fundamental aspect of the technology and its performance in terms of colour gamut, reflectivity and switching speed.

Peiman Hosseini
CEO @ Bodle Technologies

Bio

Bistable reflective displays are an alternative to traditional emissive and transmissive displays where power consumption and outdoor readability are paramount. Bodle has developed a new type of bistable reflective display technology based on solid state phase change materials (PCM). The presentation will focus on the fundamental aspect of the technology and its performance in terms of colour gamut, reflectivity and switching speed.

Ajay Virkar

C3Nano

Ajay Virkar

Co-Founder & CTO

C3Nano
Platform Optoelectronic Materials: Flexible, Rollable, Large-Area, Biotech & Beyond

Bob O'Brien

DSCC

Bob O'Brien

Co-Founder & President

DSCC
Quantum Dots vs. OLED: Forecasts for Advanced TV Displays

The presentation addresses the state of the display industry's Crystal Cycle and the impact of COVID-19 on display applications, then addresses the battle in the TV market for leadership among both brands and technologies. Samsung and TCL lead an LCD camp promoting quantum dot enhancement film (QDEF), while LG and Sony lead an OLED camp with LG Display's White-OLED technology. The presentation covers market data by technology and brand, and cost analysis of a range of advanced TV technologies, plus a forecast of displays and TVs by technology.

Bob O'Brien
Co-Founder & President @ DSCC

Bio

The presentation addresses the state of the display industry's Crystal Cycle and the impact of COVID-19 on display applications, then addresses the battle in the TV market for leadership among both brands and technologies. Samsung and TCL lead an LCD camp promoting quantum dot enhancement film (QDEF), while LG and Sony lead an OLED camp with LG Display's White-OLED technology. The presentation covers market data by technology and brand, and cost analysis of a range of advanced TV technologies, plus a forecast of displays and TVs by technology.

Ajit Ninan

Dolby

Ajit Ninan

Vice President Engineering

Dolby
Next Generation Video Experiences

Doyoung Byun

ENJET

Doyoung Byun

CEO

ENJET
High-Resolution Printing from 2D to 3D for Additive Manufacturing of Printed Elecronics

Bio

Doyoung Byun received the PhD degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Korea, in 2000. He has worked in several institutes and academies and founded the Enjet in 2009 in order to commercialize his high resolution printing and coating technologies for the printed electronics. Since 2009, he has served as CEO in the Enjet. He has developed the novel femto-liter droplet dispensing technology, electrostatic spray nozzle for functional coating, micro-fluidic devices, and MEMS devices. Based on these core technologies, he could commercialize ultra-fine printing and spray coating solutions for OLED display, micro-LED display, mobile phone, and bio-medical applications.

The Enjet is a high resolution inkjet printing solution leader and has a vision to provide innovative tools of printed electronics (2D and 3D), replacing conventional vacuum processes in OLED, PCB, Semiconductor, Glass, Bio-medical, and energy industries. The Enjet has further dreams to develop 3D additive manufacturing solutions for printed electronics. The Enjet has been developing a high resolution inkjet head with multi-nozzles, which can dispense higher viscous ink than the conventional ones and form pico-liter or even femto-liter droplets. With this novel inkjet head, we can print and manufacture 3D electronic devices from the provided model data and personal customized products.

James E. Murphy

GE Research

James E. Murphy

Display Technology Program Manager

GE Research
Market Leading Wide Color Gamut, Narrow Band Phosphors by GE & Path Towards Enabling Next Generation Displays

Walk into your local electronics store and the red color emitting from many of the displays will be GE phosphor technology. Since first being introduced into the display industry in 2014, the red-line emission of K2SiF6:Mn4+phosphor (PFS/KSF) centered at 631 nm has become the market leading wide color gamut solution for 4K UHD TVs, tablets, phones, monitors and laptops. KSF provides a cost effective, on-chip LED solution for wide color gamut displays that is a RoHS compliant, drop-in replacement in LCD BLUs without the need for barrier encapsulants to achieve excellent reliability. This presentation will discuss the technology that has enabled this success and the path forward around integration into future displays with higher color gamut and additional functionality (minileds, remote films, microleds) versus current HDR 4K/8K displays. An update on GE’s efforts around narrow-band green phosphor development will also be presented.

James Murphy
Display Technology Program Manager @ GE Research

Bio

Walk into your local electronics store and the red color emitting from many of the displays will be GE phosphor technology. Since first being introduced into the display industry in 2014, the red-line emission of K2SiF6:Mn4+phosphor (PFS/KSF) centered at 631 nm has become the market leading wide color gamut solution for 4K UHD TVs, tablets, phones, monitors and laptops. KSF provides a cost effective, on-chip LED solution for wide color gamut displays that is a RoHS compliant, drop-in replacement in LCD BLUs without the need for barrier encapsulants to achieve excellent reliability. This presentation will discuss the technology that has enabled this success and the path forward around integration into future displays with higher color gamut and additional functionality (minileds, remote films, microleds) versus current HDR 4K/8K displays. An update on GE’s efforts around narrow-band green phosphor development will also be presented.

Kiarash Vakhshouri

Google

Kiarash Vakhshouri

Senior Engineer

Google