New insights into the polymer mystique for conducting charges
For most of us, a modern lifestyle without polymers is unthinkable… if only we knew what they were. The ordinary hardware-store terms we use for them include "plastics, polyethylene, epoxy resins, paints, adhesives, rubber"—without ...
A bright idea: Philips lets flat lights out of lab
(AP) -- Someday, our ceilings and walls might radiate light, illuminating indoor spaces as brightly and evenly as natural daylight.
Samsung unveils ultra high-end TV
South Korea's Samsung Electronics on Thursday unveiled its new-generation premium television as global manufacturers seek to drive slowing sales with lucrative models.
Avegant plans to show headset with virtual retinal display at CES
Nanocrystal infrared LEDs can be made cheaply
(Phys.org) -- Light-emitting diodes at infrared wavelengths are the magic behind such things as night vision and optical communications, including the streaming data that comes through Netflix. Cornell researchers have advanced ...
Moving towards electronically active threads
We are just starting to develop smart textiles. So far the problem has always been that it was not possible to apply the electronic components, called organic semiconductors, to three-dimensional structures ...
Physicists achieve world's first violet nonpolar vertical-cavity laser technology
In a leap forward for laser technology, a team at University of California, Santa Barbara, has developed the first violet nonpolar vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs) based on m-plane gallium ...
'Metamaterials,' quantum dots show promise for new technologies
(Phys.org) -- Researchers are edging toward the creation of new optical technologies using "nanostructured metamaterials" capable of ultra-efficient transmission of light, with potential applications including ...
55": LG announces world's largest OLED TV panel
LG Display announced that it has developed the world's largest 55-inch OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diodes) TV panel. The 55-inch panel is a significant step forward in the popularization of OLED TVs and demonstrates ...
Liquid crystal lasers promise cheaper, high colour resolution laser television
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the Centre of Molecular Materials for Photonics and Electronics (CMMPE) (part of the Department's Photonics Research Group at the University of Cambridge) are leading the way ...
Kateeva announces YIELDjet—technique for printing OLEDs cheaper
NREL test helps make moisture barriers better
Moisture—in the form of humidity, water spills, or rainfall—spells early demise for cell phones, light-emitting diode (LED) displays, TVs, and solar photovoltaic (PV) panels worldwide.
Panasonic turns on OLED lighting roadmap, announces record efficiency
Organic light-emitting diode screens ready to go mainstream
It's not yet lights-out for LCD and plasma, but OLED displays are finally ready to begin pushing those technologies out of the limelight.