Jul 06, 2017

Sumitomo Chemical acquired CDT back in 2007, and since then the Japanese company has been developing it's P-OLED (polymer-based OLED) materials and technologies. While initially Sumitomo aimed to produce materials for displays, in recent years it has focused mostly on OLED lighting materials and even panel production.

Touch panel production fab, Sumitomo

A noted exception was Panasonic's OLED TV development project which used printing technologies and Sumitomo's P-OLED materials. But Panasonic terminated this project in 2013. We speculated that JOLED, which is based on Panasonic's technology (and other technologies as well), uses P-OLED materials in its prototypes, but we were not sure.

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Presumably relates to Sumitomo - CDT was advertising green as being up to 92 Cd/A and T95 of 17,000 hours on handouts at the Lope-C conference earlier in the year. Red was up to 28 Cd/A and a different green at 112 Cd/A but no T95 data for these was given.