Organic Electronics

Technology Map Detailed Contents January 2017

Importance of the Technology

The Technology in Brief

  • Small-Molecule Organic Electronic Materials
    • OLED Materials
    • Semiconductors
  • Polymeric Electronic Materials
    • Light-Emitting Polymers
    • Semiconductive and Conductive Polymers
  • Properties of Organic Electronic Materials
    • Light Emission
    • Charge-Carrier Mobility
    • Electrical Conductivity
    • Electroactivity
    • Electrochromaticity
  • Organic Electronics Processing
    • Vapor-Phase Processing
    • Printing Processes
    • Rapid Curing
    • Integration
  • Electronic Building Blocks
    • Organic Light-Emitting Diodes
    • Organic Photovoltaic Cells
    • Organic Thin-Film Transistors
    • Capacitors
    • Transparent Electrodes
  • Coatings, Additives, and Compounds
    • Static-Dissipative Coatings, Additives, and Thermoplastic Compounds
    • Chemicals for Printed-Circuit-Board Fabrication

Commercial Development Parameters

  • Demand Factors
    • Consumer Interest in Thin, Lightweight Electronic Devices
    • Use of Static-Control Materials in Manufacturing
  • General Constraints
    • Optimized Manufacturing Processes
    • Improved Materials
  • Synergistic Technologies
    • Nanomaterials
    • Ferroelectric Polymers
    • E-Paper Displays
    • Amorphous-Silicon and Polysilicon TFTs
    • Thin-Film Deposition and Printing Technologies
  • Competing Technologies
    • Alternative Electrical and Electronic Materials
    • Rival Display-, PV-, Lighting-, and Printed-Electronic Technologies
  • Required Resources
  • Regulatory Factors
    • WEEE, RoHS, and Other Environmental Legislation
    • Renewable-Energy Use
    • Energy-Conservation Initiatives

Areas to Monitor

  • OLED Televisions
  • Flexible Displays
  • Adoption of RFID Technology
  • Organic Solar-Cell Efficiency
  • Nanomaterial-Enabled Systems
  • Performance of White OLEDs
  • Lifetimes of Blue Emitters
  • Charge-Carrier Mobility
  • Electrical Conductivity
  • Solution Processability

Implications of Commercialization

  • OLED Displays
  • Printed Electronic Devices
  • Energy-Efficient Products
  • Supply-Chain Management

Opportunities

  • Capacitors
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities
  • Electrochromic Mirrors and Windows
    • Electrochromic Mirrors
    • Electrochromic Windows
  • Electroluminescent Lamps
  • Transparent Conducting Films
  • OLED Displays
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities
  • Flexible Displays
    • Low-Resolution Electrochromic and PLED Displays
    • High-Resolution OLED Displays
  • Lighting
    • OLED Commercialization
    • Technical Challenges
    • Prospects for OLED Lighting
  • Memory
    • Key Players in Rewritable Organic Memory
    • Thinfilm Ferroelectric Polymer Memory
    • Developers of Nonrewritable Organic Memory (ROM and WORM)
  • Photovoltaic (Solar) Cells
    • Organic PV Patent Landscape
    • Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
    • Polymer and Small-Molecule Organic Solar Cells
  • Printed-Circuit-Board Fabrication
    • Copper Through-Hole Plating
    • Solderable Surface Finishes
  • Printed Electronics
    • Commercial Products
    • Developmental Products
  • Sensors
  • Static-Control Products
    • Static-Dissipative Coatings
    • Static-Dissipative Thermoplastics
  • Medical Electronics
  • Smart Textiles

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