A nanotube-based field-emission flat panel display

Q. H. Wang*, A. A. Setlur, J. M. Lauerhaas, J. Y. Dai, E. W. Seelig, R. P.H. Chang

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A matrix addressable diode flat panel display has been fabricated using a carbon nanotube-epoxy composite as the electron emission source. Field-emission uniformity has been confirmed by measuring the I-V curves of pixels across the panel. This prototype display demonstrates well-lit pixels under ±150V biasing signals. The "on" and "off" of the pixels are well controlled by the half voltage "off-pixel" method. Further improvement of this technology may lead to easy-to-make and inexpensive flat panel displays.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2912-2913
Number of pages2
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Issue number22
StatePublished - 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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