The Flexible Display Center (FDC) at Arizona State University announced that Sunic System has become an industry partner in the center. The FDC, together with Sunic, will develop flexible OLED displays. The FDC has purchased a Gen-II OLED SUNICEL Plus 400 vacuum evaporation and encapsulation process tool from Sunic for its Tempe development facility.The tool will be installed in the fall (2010), with first devices anticipated in 1Q 2011.
The SUNICEL Plus system is designed to simplify OLED technology development and manufacturing, and is equipped to handle plastic substrates without interrupting the vacuum process. The system enables full color AMOLED and mono-color panel production with high electro luminescence (EL) performance and long lifetime.