Dai Nippon Printing has developed a transparent conductive film baed on silver for the conductive particles. The film can be forms with patterns, and it is also flexible. It is designed to replace indium tin oxide (ITO) films.

DNP transparent conductive film photo

DNP will start shipping samples in May 2009, and plans to start producing it full scale during the fall of 2009. DNP expects sales of 30M$ yearly of the new film by 2012.

Last month we heard of several european companies working towards OLEDs without ITO, as part of the Fast2Light project.

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