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Advancements in MicroLEDs and Silicon Photonics

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  • 15 Pages
  • February 2018
  • Region: Global
  • Frost & Sullivan
  • ID: 4460009

This Microelectronics TOE profiles developments in microLEDs and silicon photonics. Innovations include gallium nitride-on-silicon technology for microLED applications, microLED-enabled high-definition heads-up display, microLED display technology for large display applications, all-silicon laser for silicon photonic applications, and optical rectennas for converting light to direct current power.

The Microelectronics TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) captures global electronics-related innovations and developments on a weekly basis. Developments are centred on electronics attributed by low power and cost, smaller size, better viewing, display and interface facilities, wireless connectivity, higher memory capacity, flexibility and wearables. Research focus themes include small footprint lightweight devices (CNTs, graphene), smart monitoring and control (touch and haptics), energy efficiency (LEDs, OLEDs, power and thermal management, energy harvesting), and high speed and improved conductivity devices (SiC, GaN, GaAs).

Miniaturization, a move toward lower power consumption, and the need for enhanced features are driving innovations in the electronics sector. Technology focus areas include semiconductor manufacturing and design, flexible electronics, 3D integration/IC, MEMS and NEMS, solid state lighting, advanced displays, nanoelectronics, wearable electronics, brain computer interface, advanced displays, near field communication, and next generation data storage or memory.

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Innovations in MicroLEDs and Silicon Photonics

  • Gallium Nitride-on-silicon Technology for MicroLED Applications
  • MicroLED-enabled High-definition Heads-Up Display
  • MicroLED Display Technology for Large Display Applications
  • All-Silicon Laser for Silicon Photonic Applications
  • Optical Rectennas for Converting Light to Direct Current Power
  • Industry Contacts