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Posted: Sep 02, 2008
QD Vision Announces Advances in Quantum Dot Technology for Solid State Lighting
(Nanowerk News) QD Vision, developer of nanotechnology-based solutions for displays and lighting, will address three major upcoming conferences on advances made in quantum dot technology that result in major improvements in color quality, brightness and efficiency for the solid state lighting and display industries.
Company co-founder Dr. Seth Coe-Sullivan will present at the 4th Global Plastic Electronics conference in Berlin on October 28 and at the Materials Research Society's (MRS) Fall Conference in December in Boston. Dr. Peter Kazlas, Director of Device Development, on September 10th will deliver at EL2008 in Rome a keynote address titled 'Quantum Dot Light Emitting Diodes ' a Printable Thin Film Light Source for Displays and Lighting Applications.' At the Plastic Electronics conference, Dr. Coe-Sullivan will discuss quantum dot light emitting devices for solid state lighting, while at MRS Fall 2008, he will participate in a symposium on the Reliability and Properties of Electronic Devices on Flexible Substrates.
EL2008 is an international conference on the science and technology of emissive displays and lighting. In its fourth year, Global Plastics Electronics is the most comprehensive printed electronics event in Europe. The fall conference of the Materials Research Society is focused on extraordinary progress made in materials science and technology.
'As we make significant progress in solving the major issues that display and lighting manufacturers face in implementing new technologies -- lifetime, color, power efficiency, manufacturability and scalability ' it is important that we communicate our success,' said Dr. Dan Button, QD Vision CEO. 'We believe that quantum dot-based materials have physical properties that can help display and lighting makers reach the holy grail of breakthrough performance in mass production with competitive consumer prices.'
QD Vision continues to improve and advance the capabilities and light-emitting qualities of a new class of nanomaterials called quantum dots. Using proprietary chemistry and process technology, QD Vision can engineer quantum dots to emit light spanning the complete spectrum of colors across the visible to the infrared when stimulated with photons or electrons. Leveraging an expanding patent portfolio from QD Vision and from MIT, the company is enabling a new generation of advanced lighting solutions that will set new standards for brightness, color precision and purity, power consumption and design flexibility.
About QD Vision, Inc.
QD Vision (www.qdvision.com) is a quantum-dot product company that delivers highly differentiated lighting solutions to major industries where color, power and design matter. QD Vision's Quantum Light' product platform enables step-change advances over other display and lighting solutions such as liquid-crystal displays (LCDs), plasma displays, light-emitting diodes (LEDs), and even organic LEDs (OLEDs). QD Vision is actively designing in products with industry-leading companies in target markets including consumer electronics and flat panel displays, electronic signage, solid state lighting, and defense. Leveraging a first-tier patent position in nanotechnology originating at MIT, QD Vision is a privately held company based in the Watertown, Mass.