UNIV DIS : Universal Display Presents Novel PHOLED Display Architecture with Potential to Accelerate Commercial Introduction of All-Phosphorescent Active-Matrix OLEDs with Enhanced Power Efficiency and Extended Lifetime
05/26/2010| 08:40am US/Eastern
Universal Display Corporation (NASDAQ:PANL), enabling energy-efficient
displays and lighting with its UniversalPHOLED? technology and
materials, will announce today an all-phosphorescent AMOLED display
architecture that uses a novel four-color sub-pixel design. The new
pixel format adds a light blue sub-pixel to the conventional
red-green-blue (RGB) configuration. The introduction of a light blue
sub-pixel can significantly extend the operational lifetime of an OLED
display and reduce the display's power consumption by as much as 33%, as
compared to an RGB OLED display using a fluorescent blue sub-pixel.
Dr. Woo-Young So, Research Scientist at Universal Display, will present
this new design in a paper titled, ?Power Efficient AMOLED Display
with Novel Four Sub-Pixel Architecture and Driving Scheme,? at 3:50
p.m. PDT today in Room 618-620 at the 2010 Society for Information
Display (SID) International Symposium, Seminar & Exhibition. The
conference is being held at the Washington State Convention Center in
Seattle, WA from May 23 through May 28, 2010.
Universal Display's novel design reduces the power consumption and
extends AMOLED display lifetime by relying on the more energy-efficient,
longer-lived light blue sub-pixel to satisfy a significant portion of
the blue-emission requirement, as compared to a conventional RGB pixel
format using phosphorescent red and green sub-pixels and a fluorescent
blue sub-pixel. By adding a light-blue sub-pixel, the stress on the
deep-blue sub-pixel is also lessened.
To illustrate the pixel architecture, the company, in collaboration with
Professor Jin Jang of Kyung Hee University and Samsung Mobile Display,
demonstrated the four sub-pixel architecture in a 2.5-inch,
all-phosphorescent AMOLED display.
?Our team has demonstrated a very innovative display pixel architecture
to leverage the power efficiency advantage of phosphorescence,? said
Steven V. Abramson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Universal
Display. ?This can extend operational lifetime and has the potential to
accelerate and expand the commercialization of all-phosphorescent OLED
displays to meet increasing consumer demand for displays with low power
consumption and enhanced performance.?
The company's proprietary PHOLED technology and materials offer up to
four times the efficiency of conventional OLED technology, and can be
found in a variety of cell phones, multi-media players and other display
devices already on the market. As a leading OLED technology developer,
Universal Display provides comprehensive PHOLED solutions through
technology licensing, UniversalPHOLED material sales, and technology
transfer and support services to the world's leading display and
To see how Universal Display Corporation is changing the face of the
display and lighting industries, please visit the Company at www.universaldisplay.com.
About Universal Display Corporation
Universal Display Corporation (Nasdaq: PANL) is a leader in developing
and delivering state-of-the-art, organic light emitting device (OLED)
technologies, materials and services to the display and lighting
industries. Founded in 1994, the company currently owns or has
exclusive, co-exclusive or sole license rights with respect to more than
1,000 issued and pending patents worldwide. Universal Display licenses
its proprietary technologies, including its breakthrough high-efficiency
UniversalPHOLED? phosphorescent OLED technology, that can enable the
development of low power and eco-friendly displays and white lighting.
The company also develops and offers high-quality, state-of-the-art
UniversalPHOLED materials that are recognized as key ingredients in the
fabrication of OLEDs with peak performance. In addition, Universal
Display delivers innovative and customized solutions to its clients and
partners through technology transfer, collaborative technology
development and on-site training.
Based in Ewing, New Jersey, Universal Display works and partners with a
network of world-class organizations, including Princeton University,
the University of Southern California, the University of Michigan, and
PPG Industries, Inc. The company has also established relationships with
companies such as AU Optronics Corporation, Chi Mei EL Corporation,
DuPont Displays, Inc., Konica Minolta Technology Center, Inc., LG
Display Co., Ltd., Samsung Mobile Display Co, Ltd., Seiko Epson
Corporation, Sony Corporation, Showa Denko K.K., and Tohoku Pioneer
Corporation. To learn more about Universal Display, please visit www.universaldisplay.com.
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potential applications of those technologies, are forward-looking
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Display Corporation's current views with respect to future events and
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to differ materially from those contemplated. These risks and
uncertainties are discussed in greater detail in Universal Display
Corporation's periodic reports on Form 10-K and Form 10-Q filed with the
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section entitled ?Risk Factors? in Universal Display Corporation's
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