UK lab uses modified polysilicon to put drivers and sensors on display

Yeates, Harry
July 2006
Electronics Weekly;7/5/2006, Issue 2248, p19
Trade Publication
The article reports that Sharp Electronics Corp. is developing techniques to simplify mobile devices by incorporating on the glass of the liquid crystal display (LCD) functions that have traditionally required discrete chips. Sharp is working on integrating array sensing functions into the display. For the sensing function, lateral photodiodes are embedded within each pixel of the active matrix LCD and detect reflected or transmitted light, outputting for pre-processing to on-glass circuitry.


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