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Highly transparent carbon nanotube (CNT) inks for conductive coatings and circuits

Eikos Begins Production of Carbon Nanotube Invisicon Ink


Franklin, MA | March 15, 2005

EIKOS, a developer and licensor of highly transparent carbon nanotube (CNT) inks for conductive coatings and circuits, has begun production and delivery of its Invisicon(TM) ink.

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Customers plan to use the carbon nanotube Invisicon Ink for a variety of applications in which printed circuits are created on clear, flexible plastic coatings (above).

Carbon nanotube coatings offer numerous advantages to Indium Tin Oxide (ITO) used in displays, which has become very expensive and increasingly in short supply. CNT is far more abundant, and will become significantly less expensive to acquire and manufacture into transparent conductive coatings.

In addition, CNTs combine higher transparency and conductivity with flexibility. Using Invisicon inks, flexible color print displays will be possible to manufacture in the not too distant future.

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About Eikos

Eikos is a privately held company located in Franklin, MA founded to develop innovative technologies into commercially successful products. Our strategy is to identify areas of specialty materials research and development that overlap with needs in the marketplace. We apply original research, form strategic alliances, manufacture products and offer licenses on technology we develop. Our current area of emphasis involves the use of Carbon Nanotubes for transparent conductive coatings used in display systems, although we continue to be active in other areas of materials development.

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A. Lavin Communications

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