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Willow Is Corning's 100 Micron Ultra-Thin & Flexible Glass For LCDs & OLEDs

Question asked by Kaustubh Katdare in #Coffee Room on Jun 4, 2012
Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare · Jun 4, 2012
CEO @ CrazyEngineers, TEDx Speaker, Guitarist
Willow is the new glass in town that will make your phone razor-thin in future. Corning, the glass maker has developed an ultra-thin (100 microns) glass panel that will make a substrate for the future LCDs and OLEDs. Pictured below is not your regular plastic film, but the Willow glass! Unbelievable, isn't it?

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Corning Willow Glass - It Bends!

With the glass manufacturing technology advancing at a rapid pace, glass won't limit the future gadget designs. Corning says that the Willow glass will enable future gadgets to have the screens to be wrapped around the device or structure. The company also mentions that the Willow glass will enable newspaper-like "roll-to-roll" manufacturing of glass sheets.

Further information about willow can be obtained here. Watch this video that explains the whole thing in detail -

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