Commercialization of Emerging Technologies for Printed Electronics (Printed Electronics USA 2014)

CH Chien,
Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI)
Taiwan
 
Nov 20, 2014.

Presentation Summary

1. Fine line direct printing has made enough progress for mass production to be adopted by several industries.
2. Ultra-thin substrates and high-conductivity metals are critical materials for performance and cost.
3. The industry has developed major roll-to-roll process equipment for several applications.
4. Touch panels, flexible printed circuit boards, OLED lighting, and IoT sensors are the first ones to benefit.

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