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Ultra-thin glass forms the basis for product innovations in many fields. SCHOTT developed this amazing material and established special process technologies.
Innovative trendsetter: Flexible glass substrates thinner than a human hair open up new potential applications for future technologies such as OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diodes). Photo: SCHOTT/A. Sell
Its high temperature stability enables the sintering of conductive inks. Its unsurpassed hermeticity protects organic materials, which are extremely sensitive to moisture and oxygen. Its excellent optical quality and scratch-resistance make it the best choice for the interface to the user.
Dr. Rüdiger Sprengard, Director of New Business for Ultra-Thin Glass at SCHOTT, is the author of this article. Photo: SCHOTT/A. Sell
Various functionalities can be realized by using printed electronics, such as touch sensors, flexible displays and lighting, solar cells and smart labels. Printed electronics on ultra-thin glass will undoubtedly soon be used in many industries ranging from consumer electronics to packaging, white goods and the automotive industry. —
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