thin-film transistor


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thin-film transistor

[′thin ¦film tran′zis·tər]
(electronics)
A field-effect transistor constructed entirely by thin-film techniques, for use in thin-film circuits. Abbreviated TFT.
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Organic Thin-Film Transistor Applications: Materials to Circuits
A thin-film transistor using this material has been developed by Sharp in collaboration with Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co Ltd.
However, typical thin-film transistor circuits are too costly for some applications such as backplane switching circuits for displays.
Among the topics are organic transistors for display applications, extracting the density interface trap states, forming location-controlled germanium grains by excimer laser, all-organic thin-film transistor circuits with ink-jet printed electrodes, improving the stability of gallium-indium-zinc oxide transistors by post-thermal annealing, fabricating poly-silicon transistors on flexible quartz fibers, and sensors based on the transistors.
The general characteristics of thin-film transistor (TFT) technologies are presented in the following sections: the structure of TFTs, the physical and electrical properties of the materials used in TFTs and how those properties are affected by the manufacturing processes parameters.
Thin-film transistor controller and passive graphical user interface boards.
Information would be transmitted from a thin-film transistor to the windshield through a magnifying lens that guarantees the image is of the proper size and sharpness.
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, the international market leader for thin-film transistor liquid-crystal display (TFT-LCD) panels displays for notebook computers, has developed what it claims is the world's first 16.
Philips LCD (NYSE:LPL)(KRX:034220), a leading innovator of thin-film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) technology, announced today that it has decided to increase the design capacity of its 7th generation TFT-LCD plant (P7) located in Paju, Korea, from 90,000 to 110,000 input sheets of glass substrate per month.
In fact, Griselain believes that it may be possible to develop a sin gle motherboard (after all, he's thinking in the context of such things as thin-film transistor (TFT) arid organic LED or electro luminescent technology, not bulb-in-a-socket) that could be used by more than one automaker so that there are actually millions of them made, which would significantly drive down the price.
32,000-color thin-film transistor (TFT) screen on the face of the head unit.
the world's largest provider of thin-film transistor, liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) panels, will exhibit a comprehensive portfolio of next-generation LCD panels at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2007, which will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 8 through 11.