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Researchers develop cheap flexible OLEDs for mobile displays with the same efficiency as their rigid brethren

0. phoneArena posted on 07 Nov 2011, 06:26

A University of Toronto crew has come up with a clever way to make OLEDs with plastic-based substrates instead of glass, which are almost as efficient, but flexible and affordable...

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posted on 07 Nov 2011, 07:07 4

1. protozeloz (Posts: 5396; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)

Hopefully we see more durable phones and more comfortable to use

posted on 07 Nov 2011, 07:24

2. som (Posts: 768; Member since: 10 Nov 2009)

Is Samsung filed this patent?

posted on 07 Nov 2011, 07:27

3. Knicknevin (Posts: 151; Member since: 18 Mar 2011)

I dont expect this in Market for a little while... We also need a circuit board that is flexible for this to really take shape. for the first applications, all we'd actually really see is the old clamshell back...

posted on 07 Nov 2011, 23:37

4. UltraElectroMagneticPOP (Posts: 49; Member since: 30 Aug 2011)


If they develop this to be scratch resistant, and if the gel battery and flexible circuitry come into fruition, we could be seeing real "life-proof" consumer gadgets soon.

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