The OLED Handbook - 2018 Edition

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  • 149 pages
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This book is a comprehensive guide to OLED technology, industry and market. OLED technology enables thin, efficient, flexible and bright displays and lighting panels, and is on track to revolutionize the display and lighting industries.

The OLED Handbook provides a great introduction to the world of OLEDs and covers everything you need to know about the OLED industry, market and technology. It is an invaluable guide for display engineers, business developers, researchers, equipment vendors, OLED material companies, private investors and anyone who wants to learn more about OLEDs today and in the future.

Reading this book, you'll learn all about:

  • OLED technology, materials and production processes
  • How OLEDs compare to LCD displays and LED lighting
  • What kind of OLED panels are available on the market today
  • What are the obstacles on the way for cheaper OLEDs
  • All about the OLED TV and flexible OLED markets
  • The future of OLED displays and lighting and challenges ahead

The book also provides:

  • A history of OLED development
  • A guide to OLED investment
  • A comprehensive list of OLED companies
  • An introduction to other emerging display technologies (such as quantum dots and pico-projectors)
  • A list of existing and planned AMOLED fabs
  • OLED lighting roadmaps

Why do we think this is the best guide to OLEDs on the market?

  • It's comprehensive: covers all AMOLED fabs and lighting panels and over 100 companies
  • It's updated - includes the latest developments up until March 2018
  • It's brought to you by the web's leading OLED expert and provides independent information
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1. Introduction

2. About the Author

3. Preface to the 2018 Edition

4. What is an OLED?

  • OLED: An Organic Light Emitting Device
  • OLED vs. LCD
  • OLED Structure
  • The Substrate
  • The Backplane
  • Next-gen OLED TFTs
  • The Organic Layers
  • Encapsulation
  • Encapsulation Bonding
  • Different Kinds of OLEDs
  • Flexible OLEDs
  • Stacked OLEDs
  • OLED - a Lambertian Device
  • Lifetime of OLED Devices
  • OLED Power Consumption
  • OLED Displays Under Direct Sunlight
  • Are OLEDs Really Green?
  • Challenges Ahead

5. How an OLED is Made

  • Vacuum Evaporation with a Shadow Mask
  • WRGB non-patterned evaporation depositing
  • Laser-Based Patterning
  • Inkjet Printing
  • Nozzle Printing
  • Other Production Methods
  • Flexible OLED de-lamination
  • Fabricating an OLED Lighting Panel

6. The OLED display market

  • The Small/Medium AMOLED Display Market
  • The PMOLED Display Market
  • Flexible OLEDs (FOLEDs)
  • OLED Microdisplays
  • VR/AR Headsets
  • Automotive OLED Displays
  • OLED Gadgets


  • LG Electronics
  • Sony
  • Panasonic
  • Other OLED TV makers
  • Samsung
  • BOE Display
  • Sony and Panasonic’s canceled OLED TV project
  • Other OLED TV makers
  • Flexible OLED TV panels

8. OLED Lighting

  • Why OLED Lighting? And Why Not?
  • OLEDs vs. Other Lighting Sources
  • OLED Efficiency
  • OLED Lighting Quality
  • OLED Panels
  • OLED Lamps
  • OLED lighting in automobiles

9. The OLED Industry

  • The OLED Value Chain
  • Small/Medium OLED Displays
  • OLED TVs
  • OLED Lighting
  • AMOLED Fabs
  • OLED materials market

10. A Final Word

11. Appendices
Appendix A: Glossary
Appendix B: OLED Companies
Appendix C: OLED Fab Generations
Appendix D: A Short OLED History
Appendix E: Other Emerging Display Technologies

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