Corning announces that Samsung uses its Lotus NXT as a carrier glass in flexible OLED production

Corning announced that Samsung Display is using the company's Lotus NXT glass as the carrier glass in its latest flexible OLED panels, including those that are used in the Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones. Both these new flagship phones also adopt Corning's Gorilla Glass 5 cover glass.

Samsung Display is producing its flexible OLEDs on a flexible polyimide substrate, and the Lotus NXT glass is used as a carrier glass during production (it is removed at the end of the process).

Corning's Lotus NXT glass was announced in June 2015, and in October 2015 Corning revealed that Samsung adopted those substrates for the rigid glass-based 5.7" Quad-HD (2560x1440, 518PPI) Super AMOLED display used by the Galaxy Note 5.

Lotus NXT improves the 2nd-gen XT glass (launched in May 2013) with lower total pitch variations. The new glass has improved stability, and better total pitch variation performance. Lotus NXT also features a high and uniform UV transmission which allows for efficient laser removal of the panel

Posted: May 19,2017 by Ron Mertens