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Optoelectronics


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February 17, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Flat panel display area demand growing rapidly

Once focused on unit growth, the entire global flat-panel display (FPD) industry is now shifting to focus on area-demand growth. According to IHS, display panel shipments for all FPD applications grew 9%, year over year, to reach 168.9-million-square-meters in 2014.…
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February 10, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

UofT engineers study new family of light-converting materials

University of Toronto Engineers have shone new light on an emerging family of solar-absorbing materials that could clear the way for cheaper and more efficient solar panels and LEDs. The materials, called perovskites, are particularly good at absorbing visible light,…
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December 25, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Meaglow helps make Christmas trees brighter

Meaglow Ltd., Thunder Bay ON, has shed new light on LED inefficiency thanks to the work of its research staff, together with students of the firm’s chief scientist, Dr. Butcher. In a publication, now on line at the journal of…
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October 24, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Christie displays visual technology at SmartWeek

Kitchener ON-based Christie will showcase its leading-edge visual technologies at SMARTWEEK 2014 in Toronto today, serving as Innovation Lab Sponsor for the event. The event (Oct. 24-26) aims to bring together the top IoT (Internet of Things) thought leaders from…
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October 8, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Barrier layers for flexible electronics could reach $200M mark

OLED displays are the biggest opportunity for flexible encapsulation and for that reason IDTechEx has highlighted the most significant advances in the technology in its recently updated report on the topic ‘Barrier Layers for Flexible Electronics 2015-2025: Technologies, Markets, Forecasts’…
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October 4, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Exar merges with Integrated Memory Logic

Leading supplier of high-performance integrated circuits and system solutions Exar Corp. has completed its merger with Integrated Memory Logic Ltd. (iML), a leading provider of power management and color calibration solutions for large and medium-sized flat panel displays used in…
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September 25, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Digi-Key to distribute optoelectronic leader QT Brightek

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corp., has reached a global distribution agreement with QT Brightek (QTB), a lighting industry leader providing a wide selection of optoelectronics products. The firm designs and manufactures standard and custom optoelectronic devices, components, modules, and…
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September 22, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Polytechnique Montral researchers develop advancements in smartphone display glass

Your smartphone’s display glass could soon do much more than just look pretty. That’s what researchers from Polytechnique Montréal have just established by creating laser-written light-guiding systems that are efficient enough to be developed for commercial use. This revolutionary technology…
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July 30, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Prototype display eliminates need for reading glasses

Researchers at MIT are developing technology that can adjust an image on a display so you can see it clearly without corrective lenses. Those of us who need glasses to see a TV or laptop screen clearly could ditch the…
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July 9, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Digital signage industry faces challenge from cheaper TV panels

The digital signage industry is facing a formidable challenge from cheaper, conventional TV panels that replace specialized custom products that long have differentiated the professional displays market, according to a new report from IHS Technology. Consisting of digital signage monitors…
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July 1, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Chemists develop magnetically responsive liquid crystals

Chemists at the University of California, Riverside have constructed liquid crystals with optical properties that can be instantly and reversibly controlled by an external magnetic field. The research paves the way for novel display applications relying on the instantaneous and…
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June 6, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Digi-Key signs disty deal with SunLED

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corp., has reached a global distribution agreement with SunLED, leaders in optoelectronic technology and makers of SMD LEDs, LED lamps, LED displays and other optoelectronic products. “Their flexibility and breadth of LED product offerings provides…