2016 Program

   Special Topics

SID's Sunday Short Courses offer a thorough introduction to topic fundamentals for students, scientists, and engineers looking to expand their technical breadth into a new area. The four-hour Short Courses differ from SID's 20-minute Symposium talks and 90-minute Seminars, which generally focus on the latest developments in specific technical areas, adding technical depth. By having these introductory courses at the start of Display Week, attendees can learn the fundamentals first, before absorbing advanced presentations on focused topics in the Seminars and Symposium.


Room 130

9:00 am -1:00 pm

Prof. Jun Souk

Hanyang University,

Seoul, Korea
S-1: Fundamentals and Practical Aspects of Flexible OLED Displays

This course offers comprehensive coverage of flexible OLED displays. It focuses on the fabrication and latest developments of the materials and structure of flexible OLED displays. The status of further development for different shapes of flexible displays, such as foldable/active flexible/wearable devices and their requirements, applications, and material issues will be described. In addition, technical challenges for the plastic cover, touch screen, and adhesives for flexibility will also be addressed.


Room 132

9:00 am -1:00 pm

Nikhil Balram

CEO, Ricoh Innovations, Inc. , USA

S-2: Fundamentals of Light-Field Imaging and Display Systems

Light fields provide a natural way of representing information that is captured and processed by the human visual system. Recently, it has become possible to capture light fields using compact imaging systems and use the information for useful purposes. Displaying information using light fields has also become possible, enabling true 3D displays that provide a natural and comfortable experience. However, there are significant design choices that need to be made for different types of applications. In both cases – light-field imaging and light-field displays – the overall system has to be designed considering a complex set of tradeoffs, some of which are still not fully understood. This short course will provide an introduction to light fields, followed by an in-depth discussion of state-of-the-art light-field imaging and display systems and some promising early applications and the key tradeoffs that have to be considered..




7:00 pm

Prof. Vladimir Bulović

MIT School of Engineering, Cambridge, MA, USA
S-3: Fundamentals of Printed Active Surfaces

This course will present the science and technology behind a series of recent commercial advancements enabled by nanostructured materials. For example, high luminescence efficiency and tunable saturated color of colloidal quantum dots (QDs) led to their commercialization in energy-efficient lighting and in millions of high-color-quality displays and will next enable the launch of a new QD-LED technology. Building to such technology examples, the course will begin with an exposition of a series of advantageous general phenomena encountered in nano-scale materials and structures and then use these to construct nano-scale devices. Scaling to practical paper-thin technologies will lead us to highlight the new manufacturing techniques and allow us to allude to a series of opportunities just beyond the present horizon.


Room 132


7:00 pm

Prof. Hong Hua

College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
S-4: Fundamentals of Head-Mounted Displays for Augmented and Virtual Reality
In this short course, the key fundamentals of head-mounted displays for augmented- and virtual-reality applications, from the human visual system to display-performance metrics and from optical design considerations to human factors, will be covered. Besides the fundamentals, a review of the historical development of AR and VR displays, the various optical technologies used for the development of lightweight AR displays, and recent technological advancements will be given. The potential impact of such technologies will also be discussed.

四小时的短期课程安排在周日 ( 5月22日)。为渴望拓展新领域的工程师,科学家,科技新星和商务人士提供了一个全方位的技术介绍和指导。

     S1: 柔性OLED显示器的基本原理和实用性
     S2: 光场成像和显示系统的基础原理
     S3: 用于显示和照明的量子点的基础原理
     S4: 用于增强和虚拟现实的头戴式显示器的基本原理


Display Week 2016

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Special Topics
Augmented and Virtual Reality
Digital-Signage Display Solutions
TFTs and Display Circuits on Plastic Substrates
Vehicle Displays and User-Interface Technology

Wearable Displays

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Display Week 2016 Exhibition Hours
Tuesday, May 24 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday, May 25 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday, May 26 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

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  Jim Buckley
Exhibition and Sponsorship Sales, Europe and Americas
Phone +1 (203) 502-8283
  Sue Chung
Exhibition and Sponsorship Sales, Asia
Phone +1 (408) 489-9596
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