Plastic transistors in active-matrix displays

  title={Plastic transistors in active-matrix displays},
  author={Hjalmar Edzer Ayco Huitema and Gerwin H. Gelinck and J.B.P.H. van der Putten and Karel Elbert Kuijk and Cornelis Maria Hart and Eugenio Cantatore and Peter T. Herwig and Albert van Breemen and Dago M. de Leeuw},
The main advantages of using soluble semiconductive polymers in microelectronic devices are ease of processing and mechanical flexibility. Here we describe an active-matrix display with 64 × 64 pixels, each driven by a thin-film transistor with a solution-processed polymer semiconductor. In a significant step towards low-cost flexible displays, this polymer-dispersed liquid-crystal arrangement gives a reflective, low-power display with paper-like contrast, which can handle 256 grey levels while… 

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