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Market Trends: Mobile and Lighting Applications Will Drive OLED Semiconductor Market, Worldwide, 2013

Published: 12 November 2013

ID: G00255539

Analyst(s): Masao Kuniba


Although high manufacturing costs and low-yield issues still hinder mass adoption of organic light-emitting diode technology, demand for smaller displays in mobile devices and increasing demand for lighting applications will drive OLED growth.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • Mobile Applications Are Key Demand Drivers for OLEDs
  • Lighting: The Next Emerging Technology Driver for OLEDs
  • OLED Display Features
  • Technology Overview
    • Passive-Matrix OLED
    • Active-Matrix OLED
  • OLED Materials
    • Small-Molecule OLED
    • Polymer or Large-Molecule OLED
    • Fluorescent OLEDs Versus Phosphorescent OLEDs
    • Phosphorescent OLED
  • OLED Manufacturing Process Explained
    • Yield
    • Manufacturing Costs
    • Manufacturing Processes

Vendors to Watch

  • Samsung
  • Novaled
  • LG
  • Sony
  • Panasonic
  • AU Optronics
  • OLED Startups
    • Cambrios
    • Cynora
    • Ignis
    • Innovacene
    • Kateeva
    • Polar OLED

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