28 Nov 2020
Plessey is a UK-based working on MicroLEDs based on GaN-on-silicon technology. Plessey operates 150 mm and 200 mm wafer processing facilities to undertake design, test and assembly of products. The company provides illuminators for display engines (Digital Micro-mirror Device DMD and LCOS) and full-field emissive microLED displays that combine very high density RGB pixel arrays with high-performance in-house developed CMOS backplanes to produce high brightness, low power and high frame rate image sources for head mounted displays (HMDs), Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) systems.
28 Nov 2020
Konka Group Co., Ltd. (Chinese: 康佳集团; pinyin: Kāngjiā Jítuán) is a Chinese manufacturer of electronics products headquartered in Shenzhen, Guangdong and listed on Shenzhen Stock Exchange.
29 Jan 2020
IDTechEx analysts visited Aixtron in the UK. Aixtron are a ca 300mEUR revenue company that specialise in CVD equipment for multiple sectors. Their core technology is atmospheric pressure MOCVD using a close coupled showerhead process.
25 Jul 2019
Process development for innovative products made of 2D nanomaterials
AIXTRON has successfully investigated the production, properties and applications of 2D nanomaterials in the "HEA2D" project together with five partners.
14 May 2019
OLED materials innovator CYNORA secures US$25M in first closing
Marking the initial closing of its Series C funding round, CYNORA has secured US$25M in financing from investors in Asia, Europe and the US. Germany-based CYNORA is an emerging materials leader with a novel technology to produce ultra-high-efficiency emitter systems required for next-generation Organic Light Emitting Diode displays.
27 Sep 2018
Slashed OLED production costs herald new era for lighting
A new generation of lighting products could soon be illuminating our homes and businesses after a high-profile group of researchers demonstrated that the cost of producing flexible OLED panels can be reduced by over 90%.
9 Jan 2017
Milestone in graphene production
For the first time, it has been possible to produce functional OLED electrodes from graphene.
19 Nov 2015
Two-dimensional material moves from the lab to the UK factory floor
Graphene is a two-dimensional material made up of sheets of carbon atoms. With its combination of exceptional electrical, mechanical and thermal properties, graphene has the potential to revolutionise industries ranging from healthcare to electronics.
12 Nov 2015
Printing & vacuum deposition: Competing for market share
Flexible electronic devices are starting to experience significant proliferation, with more and more devices with innovative form factors being brought to market, from small components such as disposable sensors that have been in the market for quite some time now, all the way to new flexible smart phones currently being demonstrated by consumer electronics giants like Samsung and LG.
11 Sep 2015
System for deposition of OLED barrier films
The innovative Optacap plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition technology enables the deposition of highly flexible and effective barrier films for thin-film encapsulation of OLED display, OLED lighting, organic photovoltaic and flexible electronic devices.
12 Aug 2015
He who does not print, vacuum coats
Atmospheric vs. vacuum deposition in the flexible electronics era.
14 Apr 2015
AIXTRON acquires OLED encapsulation company PlasmaSi
AIXTRON SE has announced that it has acquired PlasmaSi, Inc. effective April 1, 2015. The purchase price may reach up to $16 million and will be paid in cash.
2 Feb 2015
Update on graphene from China
IDTechEx Research recently attended a graphene conference in China. This was a timely event as the activity on graphene in China is picking up. Here is a summary of what we learned
29 Oct 2014
The graphene industry finds new market opportunities in California
The 5th IDTechEx conference and tradeshow on graphene and 2D materials- Graphene and 2D Materials LIVE! - has become the annual meeting place for the global graphene industry in California.