BioSpace.com

Biotech and Pharmaceutical
News & Jobs
Search the Site
 
   
Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Channel Medical Device and Diagnostics Channel Clinical Research Channel BioSpace Collaborative    Job Seekers:  Register | Login          Employers:  Register | Login  

NEWSLETTERS
Free Newsletters
Archive
My Subscriptions

NEWS
News by Subject
News by Disease
News by Date
PLoS
Search News
Post Your News
JoVE

CAREER NETWORK
Job Seeker Login
Most Recent Jobs
Browse Biotech Jobs
Search Jobs
Post Resume
Career Fairs
Career Resources
For Employers

HOTBEDS
Regional News
US & Canada
  Biotech Bay
  Biotech Beach
  Genetown
  Pharm Country
  BioCapital
  BioMidwest
  Bio NC
  BioForest
  Southern Pharm
  BioCanada East
  US Device
Europe
Asia

DIVERSITY

INVESTOR
Market Summary
News
IPOs

PROFILES
Company Profiles

START UPS
Companies
Events

INTELLIGENCE
Research Store

INDUSTRY EVENTS
Biotech Events
Post an Event
RESOURCES
Real Estate
Business Opportunities

 News | News By Subject | News by Disease News By Date | Search News
eNewsletter Signup
Miles
Km80.5

   

Applied Materials Introduces Advanced CVD Films to Enable Metal Oxide-Based High Resolution Displays


3/20/2012 10:40:20 AM

SHANGHAI, China, March 20, 2012 – Applied Materials, Inc. today announced new PECVD film technology to produce higher-performance, high-resolution displays for next-generation tablet computers and TVs. Available on Applied’s industry-leading AKT-PECVD system, these advanced insulating films enable the use of metal oxide-based transistors that produce smaller, faster-switching pixels to create higher resolution screens preferred by consumers.

Applied’s new PECVD films provide a dielectric-layer interface for metal oxide transistors that minimizes hydrogen impurities to improve transistor stability and deliver optimized screen performance. These high-quality silicon oxide (SiO2) films can be deposited by the AKT-PECVD system with precise uniformity on sheets of glass up to 9m2 in size – a capability that is critical to achieving high production yields and low manufacturing costs.

“Display makers are aggressively investing in metal oxide transistor capability, and our advanced PECVD films overcome the uniformity and stability challenges of these complex dielectric films, clearing a major hurdle to implementing this important new technology,” said Tom Edman, group vice president and general manager of Applied’s AKT Display Business Group. “By extending the capabilities of our world- class AKT-PECVD system to dielectric film deposition for metal oxide, Applied has provided a rapid, cost-effective path to help bring this technology to market. Customers have had excellent results with these new films on our system and we are seeing strong demand from major display manufacturers for upgrades and new systems.”

In addition to its new PECVD films, Applied is currently developing advanced PVD solutions, including IGZO deposition, for metal oxide manufacturing. Using its latest rotary cathode array technology, Applied is demonstrating highly-uniform, homogeneous and low-defect, active-layer deposition at higher productivity rates and lower material consumption costs than currently available PVD solutions.

Applied Materials will showcase its solutions for metal oxide, thin film transistor liquid crystal display manufacturing at FPD China 2012 from March 20-22 in Shanghai. To learn more about Applied’s activities at the show, visit www.appliedmaterials.com/newsroom/events/semicon-china-2012.

Applied Materials, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMAT) is the global leader in providing innovative equipment, services and software to enable the manufacture of advanced semiconductor, flat panel display and solar photovoltaic products. Our technologies help make innovations like smartphones, flat screen TVs and solar panels more affordable and accessible to consumers and businesses around the world. At Applied Applied Materials Introduces Advanced CVD Films to Enable Metal Oxide-Based High Resolution Displays_20Mar12 Externa Materials, we turn today’s innovations into the industries of tomorrow. Learn more at www.appliedmaterials.com.

Contact:

Connie Duncan (editorial/media) 408.563.6209

Michael Sullivan (financial community) 408.986.7977



Read at BioSpace.com

 
 

ADD TO DEL.ICIO.US    ADD TO DIGG    ADD TO FURL    ADD TO STUMBLEUPON    ADD TO TECHNORATI FAVORITES