Display Materials

Display Materials

Annual Outlook for Key Display Materials


The production of flat panel displays requires many different materials. In this report, we examine the market and trends for various gases, metal targets, liquid crystal, photoresist and PI alignment. This report reviews vital materials used in display production and provides estimates of consumption and revenues for each category of materials. The report also profiles major suppliers for each material and a forecast for material consumption and revenue. As the display industry becomes dominated by production in China, local suppliers are emerging to provide a domestic material supply chain and the report includes profiles of China's domestic material suppliers.
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Quarterly MiniLED Backlight Technologies, Cost and Shipment Report

Latest Version - January 2024

MiniLED backlights in LCDs can potentially offer numerous advantages over other flat panel display technologies, most notably in high brightness, high contrast ratio, lower power consumption than WOLED TV and higher efficiency. The superior performance makes MiniLED backlights attractive for use in a variety of applications, ranging from large TVs to IT applications. Automotive and industrial applications are also advantageously addressed by MiniLED backlight technologies due to their higher brightness and higher contrast ratio.
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Annual Quantum Dot Display Technology and Market Outlook Report

Quantum dots have been used for a decade to enhance colors in LCD panels. The latest display technology to be commercialized is QD-OLED. This technology uses a Quantum Dot Color Conversion (QDCC) layer that is inkjet-printed on top of an OLED panel. Total panel area for QD-OLED and QD-LCD is set to grow by nearly 15% next year. TV is by far the biggest segment for quantum dot displays, not just in terms of panel area but also in units, with over 15M TV sets expected to contain quantum dots in 2023. There has been a lot of progress in electroluminescent quantum dots (EL-QD) in recent years. This technology removes the need for a blue OLED stack as the quantum dots emit light directly instead of converting colors. Leading display manufacturers, including Samsung Display, TCL, Sharp and BOE, have demonstrated EL-QD prototypes recently. MicroLED displays can also make use of quantum dots. Color conversion is seen as a solution to address the low efficiency of red MicroLEDs. It is also considered for small monolithic MicroLED displays.
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Biannual AMOLED Materials Report

Latested Version - January 2024

This report tracks all the major materials used to produce flexible AMOLEDs, rigid AMOLEDs and OLED TVs. It combines DSCC's deep knowledge on AMOLED capacity and panel shipments with insight on AMOLED device structures and AMOLED material prices providing the industry's most accurate market size and market share results and forecasts. Organic materials covered include small molecule and polymer emitter materials and all common materials including hole injection, hole transport, electron transport, buffer layers and more. The report includes stack diagrams for all the main configurations of AMOLED displays including White OLED, QD-OLED, RGB OLED for mobile devices and tandem stacks. The report also includes a technology section which describes the main technologies behind AMOLED material performance and is updated with the latest developments. The report includes a scenario for the introduction of phosphorescent blue OLED emitters covering the transition from fluorescent. These markets are expected to grow rapidly as the smartphone market transitions from LCD to AMOLED on AMOLED's superior performance and desirable form factor. AMOLED material suppliers and market and financial analysts now have a way to track these exciting markets.
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