Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors


Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button

Home > News > Nano drives improve displays

August 12th, 2010

Nano drives improve displays

Abstract:
Display technology is currently realizing the benefits of nanotechnology in lighting support for the displays and the display construction itself. One of the new display technologies is the Mirasol display from Qualcomm. This MEMS (microelectromechanical-system)-on-glass device targets low-power, daylight-readable color displays for portable-system applications.

In the case of products from Cima NanoTech, the key nanomaterial is nanocrystalline silver. With its high conductive characteristics, silver has been in use as a standard material for more than 100 years. Cima formulates the silver and silver/copper into nanoparticle form and places these particles in suspensions and emulsions that designers can apply to various surfaces. Using self-assembly techniques, these nanoparticles form microscopic conductive networks that are transparent but that have properties similar to those of traditional opaque materials. Designers can apply the nanoparticle layer as a transparent film with an inexpensive, wet-rolling process in a large format, so it can become a low-cost, effective EMI (electromagnetic-interference) filter for plasma and other large displays. Designers can also pattern the material to form large-format resistive-touch-sensor overlays for LCD screens. In a new and growing application, the silver-and-copper particle solution can find use in conductive inks. Designers are able to print these inks on a surface using time-proven ink-jet technology.

Source:
edn.com

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

Ultrasensitive sensor using N-doped graphene July 26th, 2016

The NanoWizardŽ AFM from JPK is applied for interdisciplinary research at the University of South Australia for applications including smart wound healing and how plants can protect themselves from toxins July 26th, 2016

Accurate design of large icosahedral protein nanocages pushes bioengineering boundaries: Scientists used computational methods to build ten large, two-component, co-assembling icosahedral protein complexes the size of small virus coats July 25th, 2016

XEI Scientific Partners with Electron Microscopy Sciences to Promote and Sell its Products in North and South America July 25th, 2016

Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs

Researchers develop faster, precise silica coating process for quantum dot nanorods July 12th, 2016

Integrated trio of 2-D nanomaterials unlocks graphene electronics applications: Voltage-controlled oscillator developed at UC Riverside could be used in thousands of applications from computers to wearable technologies July 7th, 2016

GraphExeter illuminates bright new future for flexible lighting devices June 23rd, 2016

New nanomaterial offers promise in bendable, wearable electronic devices: Electroplated polymer makes transparent, highly conductive, ultrathin film June 13th, 2016

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE




  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More











ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







Car Brands
Buy website traffic