Final Call for Papers
Final Call for Papers
Abstract Format and Submission Requirements
Symposium Session Scope
Final Call for Papers


Abstract Format and Submission Requirements


Symposium Session Scope
As part of the technical symposium covering the broad range of information display topics listed, ICDT 2020 will feature topical sessions which focus specifically on selected issues or key developments. Paper submissions are welcome for any of the general symposium topics or for any of the specific topical sessions described below.

Active Matrix Display
                              Applied Vision

1.     TFTs of New Materials and Processing Technologies

Metal oxide semiconductors with different compositions are continuing to be improved in terms of mobility,stability, uniformity and ease of processing. In the meantime, other alternative semiconductors are also attracting interests for low cost, flexible or high performance TFT backplanes, including organics, 1D/2Dmaterials, and composite materials. Papers on TFTs made of these new semiconducting materials with new device structures or processing approaches for scalable manufacturing, and integration in active matrix display panels are solicited. TFT devices and backplanes, by printing or coating processes with chemical compatibility,dimensional-tolerance control during process and during usage are encouraged.

2.     High-Performance TFTs & Active-Matrix Displays

The trend of display technology is moving to higher resolution with larger pixel numbers and higher pixel density, and faster frame rate for ideal visual experience.Therefore, many technical issues need to be addressed for TFT device and backplane technologies. LTPS and oxide TFTs with higher mobility, smaller feature sizes and less parasitic capacitances, high density pixel circuits,approaches for solving the RC delay issues, and any related technologies are solicited.

3.     TFT Device Physics, Characterization and Modeling

Understanding the carrier transport mechanisms,source/drain contact and dielectric/semiconductor interface properties is important for development of semiconductor material, device structures and processing techniques to achieve high performance and reliable TFTs.Moreover, with accurate physically-based compactmodels of TFTs, it will enable expedient circuit simulationthat accurately and reliably predicts system behaviors.Device physics, characterization and compact modeling for various TFT technologies including LTPS, Oxide andorganic TFTs are all solicited. Especially, reliability characterization and understanding of TFTs under electrical bias, temperature and light stresses to meet the display operation are encouraged.

4.     Pixel Circuits and Backplane for Current Driving Displays

OLED displays have been of focus in the display industry for their superb image quality and suitability for flexible or curved applications with slim form factor. AMOLED displays must deal with issues such as mura, aging, image retention, and power consumption. Other current driving displays such as QLED and micro-LEDs also show great potential for certain applications. Papers related to pixel integration structure, pixel circuit design, peripheral circuitry, and driving schemes, with an emphasis on reducing mura, aging and image retention issues, and reducing power consumption are solicited.

5.     Novel TFT Circuits and Hybrid TFT Integration

Development of high performance TFTs enables the monolithic integration of peripheral driver circuits and other novel functions onto the active-matrix-display panels. Hybrid TFT integration would be able to combine the advantages of various TFT technologies. Papers on design and fabrication of TFT based circuits or systems allowing for such display system-on-panel integration aresolicited. New circuit designs for high density and reliable operation are encouraged. Papers on new concepts and process implementation of hybrid TFT integration are solicited.

6.     Active-Matrix Displays with Integrated Sensors

Active-matrix displays with in-cell touch sensors become popular. Finger print and force touch sensors start to be integrated under/in/on display panels. Papers on new integrated sensor concepts, the state of the art of active matrix displays with integrated sensors are solicited. Papers that describe clearly the integration structures, processes, pixel circuits, and readout electronic circuits for achieving the required performance are encouraged.

7.     New Applications of TFTs and Related Active-Matrix Devices

Various TFT technologies are being explored for new applications beyond displays, including sensors in IoT, and neuromorphic computing. Papers on using TFTs for different new applications beyond displays, including device design, processing, TFT interfacing with nanostructured or biological sensing materials, system implementation and actual measurements are solicited.

1.     Quantitative Visual Functional Assessment for Displays

The topic covers the research on the relationships between the visual perception and different types of display technology, including virtual/augmented/mixed reality,especially on how these technologies impact visual functions and visual health.

2.     Color Vision and Color Rendering

The integrated lighting and display constitutes the light environment of which human lived in. Perception and design can decrease the influence of the environment to people in some extend. The topic of research on the perception of this environment and the design investigation are solicited.

3.     Brain Display Interaction

The topic of interest includes but not limit to the neural mechanisms and computational models of human colorvision, the characteristics of color perception, and the factors affecting color perception.

     4.    Display, lighting and visual functions

The topic covers the functional endpoints, methodologiesand technologies for quantitatively assessing thefunctional performance of human observer under the influence of the displays and the ambiance lighting.Papers on how normal or abnormal visual systems being affected by different visual displays or lighting system are also solicited.

                                               Display Application

     1.    New Applications of Flat Panel Displays

The flat panel displays are being developed to be of larger size, higher resolution, better picture quality, faster refreshrate, and become thinner and flexible. Papers on new or emerging applications of flat panel displays based on these advanced features for consumer electronics, automotive, medical and military industry are solicited.

     2.     Applications of 3D Display

Papers on applications of 3D, stereoscopy, and holography display technologies for medical modeling,CAD, entertainment and movie industry are solicited. Discussions on current barriers for mainstream product applications and the solutions are especially encouraged.

     3.     Applications of Wearable Displays

Wearable displays are demanded in wide range ofapplications including smart watches, exercise bands, talk bands, kid watches, wrist bands, as well as near-the-eye devices. These devices need to be comfortable and stylish to be worn, as well as convenient for the users to access the information. Therefore, in addition to the conventional requirements, wearable displays should be of light weight, low power, good outdoor readability and low cost. Papers on assessment, design, and system integration of the displays for wearable applications are solicited.

      4.     Environmental Impacts on Display Applications

With further development of various display technologies,“display everywhere” is going to happen. Papers on assessment of the display performance under different environmental conditions, and the design considerations are solicited.

      5.     Foldable Display

Foldable display has entered mass production since 2019,which has generated many new applications, such as the integration of tablet and mobile. Meanwhile, it has also brought a lot of new technical challenges, such as how tobetter match the display and hinge, how to protect the display. Papers on the innovative application, interaction solution, system integration of foldable display are encouraged.

      6.    Non-conventional and Special Displays

Papers on applications of the displays in non-conventional and special application fields (super large size public information displays, free form displays, etc.) are solicited.Papers on an alysis of the special requirements and issues for these applications, and solutions in terms of display design, manufacturing, and system integration are encouraged.

                                             Emissive Displays
                                     E-paper and Flexible Displays

        1.     Quantum Dot Materials

As an emerging and promising class of emissive materials,quantum dots (QDs) have been attracting extensiveinterests and shown great display market applicationprospect in terms of LCD backlights, QD color filters(QDCF) and quantum dot light-emitting diodes (QLEDs).Research has been widely conducted on material level andrelated deposition, component and system levels in thisnascent field. Papers concerning the science andtechnology of emissive quantum dot materials, for bothPL and EL application, are solicited.

        2.     Quantum Dot PL

With the wide-color-gamut drive in displays, we see agreat increase in quantum-dot research and applications,especially for backlight in LCDs and color conversionlayers in micro-LEDs. Papers are solicited over a widerange of topics related to colloidal quantum dots andquantum rods, including physics, chemistry, materialsynthesis, passivation, and film, tube/bar and on-chipapplications.

        3.     Quantum Dot Light Emitting Diode Devices(QLEDs)

Due to ease for solution processed protocols andintrinsically narrow full width at half maximum, QLEDsgained significant amount of momentum during lastcouple of years. More and more impressive progress interms of performance and durability has been recentlyreported. Extensive research has been widely conductedby tuning key functional layers, device structures and soon. Papers concerning the fundamental devicemechanisms, performance enhancement and variousapplications, are solicited.

        4.     Emissive, MicroLED, and Quantum-Dot Displays(EMQ)

Advances in materials, process, design, and function ofemissive displays, including EL and PL quantum-dotdisplays, quantum-dot materials, microLED displays,microLED processing, LED displays and video walls,inorganic EL displays, field-emission lamps, fieldemitters, perovskite materials, and phosphors are sought.Smart pixels and smart display topics are also requestedthis year, focused on integration of uLEDs, detectors,sensors, micro IC’s, and other unique functionalities intoemissive displays to create highly integratedsemiconductor information displays (HISID's) to enableoutstanding interactive and immersive experiences in newform factors.

• MicroLEDs (Devices, Metrology, Materials, andManufacturing)

• Quantum-Dot Materials and Manufacturing

• Quantum-Dot Applications and Processing

• Quantum-Dot Electroluminescence• Perovskite Electronics

• Phosphors

• Plasma, Field-Emission, and Inorganic EL Displays

• Smart Pixels, Smart Displays, and Highly IntegratedSemiconductor Information Displays (HISID’s)"

        1.     Critical Components of Foldable Displays

Foldable displays can be regarded as an updated versionof flexible OLED display, which attracts more and moreinterests from the display community. Developingfoldable displays from robust and rollable counterpartsrequires more critical materials, components andtechniques, e.g. highly transparent and flexibleelectrodes, low-film-resistance light-emitting layer,matched manufacturing processes, etc. Papers relatedwith relevant research are highly desired.

        2.     Fabrication of Flexible Displays

For the fabrication of flexible displays, papers andresearch work concerning industrial manufacturing,equipments, high throughput and low cost printing andrelated techniques are highly desired. Other topics relatedwith conventional and unconventional micro-nanofabrication process for flexible displays (e.g.photolithography, nanoimprinting, softlithography, etc.)are also welcome.

        3.     Stretchable and Deformable Displays

Flexible, stretchable, deformable displays offer diversfiedvisualization techniques for the developing direction offuture display technique. Papers concerning stretchableand deformable active matrix, FET arrays, LED arrays,interconnections and related electronic materials/devicesare solicited. Research topics focusing on novelprocessing techniques or facilities for achievingstretchable electronic devices are also welcome.

        4.     Flexible Sensors and Beyond

With the development of flexible displays, flexible or softsensors have also been highly desired in information anddisplay industry for future flexible interactive systems.Different types of flexible sensors, sensing materials anddevices have been rapidly developing. Papers are soughton all manner of flexible or wearable touch and otherenvironmental or bio-sensors, electronic-skin sensors,flexible display interfaces, and novel applications or usesfor flexible electronics.

        5.     E-Paper Displays

Electronic paper (e-Paper) combines the benefits of ink on Symposium Sessions ICDT 2020paper with the rewritability of an information display.Papers are sought on both rigid and flexible displaysemploying electrophoretic, electrowetting, flexible ChLCDs,MEMS, and other novel reflective displays.

                                    Liquid-Crystal Technology

         1.     Flexible LCD and Optical Components

This topic covers all aspects of flexible-displaytechnologies, including flexible Ch-LCDs, new flexibleLCDs, flexible optical components, and novel flexiblereflective displays. The goal is to capture new displaymodes and display materials and components related toflexible-display technologies. Papers on advancesdirected at the development of substrates, novelfabrication techniques, driving techniques, electro-opticaleffects, manufacturing, and applications for flexibledisplaytechnology are sought. The developments formaterials and optical components to support the efforts offlexible-display development are also encouraged.

        2.     Fast Switching LC Technologies

Fast response LCs may remove the color breakup in thefield-sequential-color (FSC) display and realize thedynamic beam steering. Papers on new LC materials,operation modes, backlight sources, and driving methodsfor achieving fast response time while mitigating colorbreakup are encouraged.

        3.     High Perceptive LCD Technologies

High perceptive LCD technology is to face the humanbody’s cognition of nature, to enable the display toreproduce the natural state with high quality in terms ofdisplay characteristics, and to enable people to obtainperfect viewing perception when watching the display. Inthis session, high quality image display is realized fromthe aspects of wide color gamut, high contrast ratio, highresolution, wide viewing angle, fast response speed, highenvironmental adaptability and low Gamma shift. Thistopic covers liquid crystal technologies and materials forrapid response, ultra-low surface reflection and localdimmingtechnologies for high contrast ratio, varioustechnologies for improving color gamut and gamma shift,and various technical solutions for obtaining highresolution and wide viewing angle. All research on newmaterials and technologies that can improve the quality ofdisplay images are encouraged.

        4.     QD Enhanced LCDs

The Quantum dots applied to increased the range of coloris widely using in LCD technology recently. The displaywith QDs provide the more colorful and lifelike image forthe human eyes. this session invited not only focus onQD enhanced LCD display technology but also includedthe QD material application like the color filter; polarizer,backlights, optical film, driving systems, human factorand the fundamental studies related to QDs areencouraged.

        5.     LC Phase Modulator

LC Phase Modulator has also been widely used in manyphotonic applications, such as spatial light modulators,adaptive lenses, diffractive optics, lasers, tunable filters,and microwave and terahertz phase shifters. In particular,the phase modulation and/or the high diffractionefficiency based on LCoS for holographic applicationsand WSS are in great demand. Original papers addressingadvanced materials, device physics, and new applicationsthat may relate to LC phase modulator are all encouraged.

        6.     LC Beyond Display

Liquid crystals, liquid-crystal polymers, and elastomerscan be widely used in photonic applications, such asspatial light modulators, adaptive lenses, lasers, sensors,antenna, smart windows, tunable filters, optical engine,fiber optics, non-linear optics, and microwave andterahertz phase shifters. Papers include, but not limitedto new materials, new mechanism, new phenomena,and new applications are encouraged.

        7.     New LC Materials and Technologies for Alignment

LC alignment is essential in the operation of LCDs. Newtechniques, especially 1photoalignment, have beendeployed recently for manufacturing. Papers coveringnew LC alignment techniques that improve LCDperformance, reduce cost, and improve production yield,as well as allowing the realization of novel LCDs andoptical elements, are solicited.

1.     Human-centric Lighting

a. Papers on fundamentals of vision and non-vision of light

b. Circadian rhythms and non-visual effects of light, an introduction

c. Human Centric lighting, a paradigm shift in lighting and its control.

d. Human Centric lighting, emergence of a prescription.

        2.     Engineering Lighting

a.Intelligent lighting in engineering applications

b. Safety issues in road and tunnel lighting systems

        3.     Display Light Sources

a. Dynamic backlight

The emergence of dynamic backlight technology notonly effectively reduces the power consumption of the display, and improves the contrast of the display in various ambient, but also plays an important role inimproving the image quality. Papers providing insight into active dynamic LED backlight, local dimming technology and other dynamic backlight technologies are encouraged.

b.backlight unit

Backlight unit is an important part of the liquid crystal display device. Backlight unit usually include EL, CCFL and LED. Papers are solicited on novel techniquesfor backlight unit.

c.Graphene lighting technology

Graphene has constituted to a newlighting technology. As the graphene thin film contributes to a great enhancementof heat-dissipation in the existing display products. Graphene thus has broadapplication prospects in the display field. Papers are encouraged on theprogress of the graphene lighting technology, high performance devices, and theapplications.

d.Front light unit

Characteristics of reflective displaysare of low power consumption, omni-directional reflection and wide viewingangle. So it required built-in illumination (a distinctive FLU) and integratedFLU. Papers are encouraged on illuminate the reflective display under dimambient light, preserve the original function of the reflective display evenwith the built-in and or integrated FLU, deal with the characteristics of thefront light unit and its measurements and evaluations.

                                      Printed Displays

Papers on advances in printed display technologies,including materials, process, device, applications,electronics, system and equipment are solicited. Papers onadvanced materials and technologies associated withprinted display and applications are also encouraged.

        1.     Solution-processed OLED Materials and Devices

Papers in the area of solution-processed OLED materialsand printed device architectures with state-of-the-artperformance in terms of color chromaticity, high powerefficiency, and long operational lifetime at display levelluminance are sought. Of particular interest are deep-bluewith high efficiency, color, and long lifetime. Papersdescribing enabling device architectures, including topand bottom emitters, and robust thin film encapsulationthat lead to stable passive- and active-matrix flexible fullcolordisplays are particularly welcome. Papers aresolicited on novel techniques for enhancing out-couplingefficiency of printed OLEDs.

        2.     Manufacturing Processes and Equipment for Printed OLED Displays

Novel full-color printed OLED fabrication and patterningtechniques that are capable of producing high-resolution Symposium Sessions ICDT 2020displays are of high interest for the industry. Papersdealing with recent advancements in areas of ink-jetprinting processes and equipment and other novel printingtechniques as well as development of solution-processedOLED materials and devices are sought. Particularly,approaches to obtain multilayer devices from printing arehighly welcome. Papers are sought on printed OLEDdisplay panel design and performance of small–to–largeareapanels.

        3.     Printing of Quantum-Dot Electroluminescence Materials

With the market success of core-shell quantum dots asdown-conversion materials for LCDs, their application infuture printed displays (QLEDs) has seen a resurgence ofinterest within the research community. In addition tocore-shell quantum dots, perovskite quantum dots alsohave recently attracted intense interest owing topotentially good electro-luminescent properties. Theelectronic properties can be easily manipulated bymolecular engineering, thus making them valuable as anadditional set of materials for applications in printeddisplays. Papers concerning the printing processes, devicefabrication and electroluminescence performance withthese quantum-dot materials are solicited.

        4.     Stability of Printed OLEDs and QLEDs

Lifetime of printed OLED/QLED devices is one of themost important factors. Papers providing insight intodegradation mechanism and describing novel materialsand device architectures to substantially increase lifetimesand suppress differential aging and image sticking aresolicited.

        5.     Printed TFTs and Active-Matrix Displays

Manufacturing TFT backplanes in solution and printingapproaches would potentially be able to reduce the cost.Papers on printable semiconductor/dielectric/electrodematerials, printing process, new device and integrationstructures for printed TFT and backplane fabrication aresolicited.


                                       Touch and Interactive Display

     1.    OLED Materials

Papers on vacuum deposited and solution processedorganic and polymer light-emitting diodes, includingdesign, synthesis and characterization of low-massorganic molecules, oligomers, and polymers; thestructural, electrical and optical properties of lightemittingand/or carrier transporting materials, TADFOLED materials, OLED inks are solicited. The newconcept OLED materials, the device physics of highperformance OLEDs with new organic materials are alsoencouraged.

     2.    OLED Devices

Papers on OLED device engineering, including design,fabrication, interface adjusting and out-couplingtechniques for highly efficient and long-lifetime OLEDsare solicited. OLED lightings with high power efficiency,high color rendering index and lifetime, advanced devicearchitectures, electrodes, substrates and barrier films forflexible OLEDs, thermally activated delayedfluorescent(TADF) OLEDs, exciplex-based OLEDs,quantum-dot LEDs, perovskite LEDs, mechanism studiesof charge transport, injection, generation andrecombination which could lead to better understandingof device physics and/or improvement of deviceperformance. Papers that discuss smart and intelligentOLEDs as new applications are welcome.

    3.     OLED Mobile Displays and Micro-OLED Displays

Papers describing enabling OLED panel configuration,including pixels and backplanes, device architectures andperformance, display and driving circuit, and sensorintegratedactive-matrix devices that lead to active-matrixfull-color OLED displays are particularly welcome.Micro-OLED Displays include IC design, backplanes,OLED devices, modules and system applications(VR/AR ).

    4.    Flexible & Wearable OLED

Papers are solicited for flexible encapsulation technology which enhanced lifetime, flexibility, and light outcouplingefficiency of flexible OLEDs. Papers related tointegration technology of flexible OLED display modules,including IC bonding, touch panel integration, coverwindow films, and modules reliability improvingtechnology are solicited.

    5.    Large Area OLED Displays

Papers are sought for OLED based displays with uniqueattributes that include transparent OLEDs, high-resolutiondisplays on novel active backplanes, large-area displaysfor TV. Papers covering materials (small molecule andpolymer), devices, patterning, and unique drive schemesleading to television applications will be considered.

    1.    Interactive Displays

Papers are solicited on sensing or interactive componentswhich are fundamentally associated or integrated into adisplay system. Examples include:

• Display System with Integrated Sensing Capabilities o Touch/Hover/Stylus o Gesture Sensing

    o Force/Pressure/Strain

    o Fingerprint (Optical, Capacitive, Piezo, etc.)

o Camera under Screen oBiometrics (Pulse/Ox, EM Signature, Temperature,etc.)

   o Sensor-in-Pixel, etc. (Optical Sensor, etc.)

   o Ambient Light Sensing

   o Bending/Flexure

   o Proximity

   o UV Exposureo RF (NFC, RFID, etc.)

• Haptic Displays

• Acoustic Displays (Integrated Speaker and/orMicrophone Functionality)

Papers should describe sensing or interactive componentsdirectly integrated on display substrates or performancerelated influence between the components (touch panelsare not included) and display panels.

    2.    New Touch Sensor Technologies

Papers in this session should describe novel state-of-thearttechniques for sensing touch on a display. Topicsinclude:

• Touch Electrode Sensor Design

• Substrates (Including Novel Glasses, Flexible Films)

• Transparent Conductors and ITO Alternatives(Including Metal Mesh)

• Patterning Methods for Touch Sensors

• Integration Methods with the Display (e.g., DirectLamination/Optical Bonding)

• Studies in Touch Sensor Visibility

                                               Vehicle Displays

1.     laser display system

Papers on the progress of the laser display technology, such as RGB Laser TV, high brightness laser projector, mini laser projector and so on are encouraged.

2.     Laser speckle measurement and removing

Papers on the principle, measuring method and measuring instrument of speckle are encouraged.   The method and evaluation of speckle reduction are also very welcome.

3.     RGB Laser andapplication

Papers on the RGB laser materials and devices, high performance laser modules and its applications are encouraged.   Including epitaxial growth, chip fabrication, packaging and testing, and other key technologies and equipment.

      4.     Optical imaging designand devices

Papers on ultra - high resolution optical lens design and high efficiency projection imaging optical design are encouraged. Including the key technologies of precision inspection and installation and calibration.

     1.    Advanced technology/application in vehicle display

Due to the continuous improving requirements fromvehicular market, the displays applied in automotive areahave to fulfill much higher requirements than that used inconsumer electronics field, concerning the anti-glare, easyidentification, automatic brightness adjustment, widevisual angle, high contrast ratio, and safe driving, etc. Inaddition, more and more novel display technologies andcomponents (curved display, flexible display, OLED,mini-LED, micro-LED, AR HUD, etc.) were tried to beused in the vehicle for species of special applicationsexcept the cluster and CID.

     2.    Human-Machine Interface (HMI) in unmanned mode

The Human-Machine Interface (HMI) in the automotivedisplay area mainly includes information display, voicerecognition and touchscreen feedback, which derivedfrom an integrated development in the environmentrecognition, programmed decision-making and advanceddriver-assistance systems. Especially as the developmentof unmanned technology, many companies or scientificinstitutions have invested huge resources in the seniorauto-series to improving the users' operation comfort.How to seamlessly shift from a traditional drivingenvironment to automated driving that tailored to the userpreferences and habits is still a big issue to be solved.

    3.    High ability materials applied in vehicle display

Owing to the special running environment and highrequirement of the automotive display, the ability ofmaterials is a key role in the design of the display whichincludes optical performance, long running stability,interaction function and module appearance. The abilityof materials limits the performance of display directly,which means that the continuous development the highability materials for different using is an important andnecessary process.

                          Display Measurement

Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and MixedReality (MR) technologies and applications are the mostexciting emerging areas for display technologies. Thesession will focus on the related technologies and devicesincluding near-eye display , head-mounted display ,emerging light-field display,laser scanning display,headset designs,key components, holographic opticalelements(HOE) and waveguide optics etc.

    1.    VR/AR/MR Display Technologies and Devices

Papers on AR/VR/MR display technologies, devices,inputs, interfaces and interaction, 3D-sensing and imagingtechnologies, end-to-end system integration forAR/VR/MR are all solicited. Papers addressing the relatedtechnology issues of computation, graphics, immersiveaudio, spatial tracking, localization, mapping, andnavigation are also encouraged.

    2.    Naked-Eye VR/AR/MR technologies andapplications

Papers on naked-eye VR/AR/MR technologies, and theirapplications with or without 3D sensors are solicited.Papers on image and 3D object recognizing, depth senses,mapping and rendering of virtual objects onto the physicalworld are especially encouraged.

    3.    VR/AR/MR Content Generation, Capture and Development

Papers on light-field capture and display,3D imaging and360degree video recording and applications, scenecapture, reconstruction and interaction are solicited.

    4.    Medical Systems and Applications of VR/AR/MR

Papers on applying VR, AR and MR technologies andsystems in biomedical research and clinical applicationsare solicited.

    5.   The Standardization and Performance Evaluation of VR/AR/MR Products

The physical and optical properties of VR/AR/MRdisplays are different as traditional real image displays (e.g., LCD and OLED displays, projection displays, etc.),which make it difficult to design characterization methodsthat deliver consistent understanding in the industry.Papers on the evaluation and measurement methods, andstandardization for optical characteristics and imagequality of VR/AR/MR devices are solicited, especially thequantification methods related to the immersion andvertigo are encouraged.

1.    Characterization of Perceptible Display Phenomena

Different physical and optical properties of various display technologies make itdifficult to design characterization methods that deliver consistent results across manufacturers and technologies. Papers are solicited which propose and evaluate measurement methods and resulting objective metrics for comparing the perceptible display phenomena and performance criteria among display technologies in similar applications in repeatable and understandable ways.

2.     Calibration and Verification of   Instrumentation

The field of display metrology benefits from the growing number of instrument developers andnew devices. These benefits come with the challenge of verifying the accuracyand traceability of new instruments, as well as their suitability for a giventask. Of special interest are procedures and simple diagnostics for on-sitecalibration. Authors are encouraged to submit papers which describe their recent work in calibrating, testing, and validating new instrumentation.

3.     Optical Property Modeling of Display Technologies

Numerical optical models are often used to aid the design process for new displays.Papers are solicited which explore the theory of these optical models and correlate the models against measured results.

4.     Measurement Methods for Near-to-Eye Displays

Applications such as augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), TV, and medical imagingimpose unique demands on the specific display technology and the methods usedto characterize their performance. Certain display types such as near-to-eyeand projection, for instance, use complex optical systems that require uniquecharacterization considerations. Papers describing methods, experiences and results in this area are welcome.

5.     Advances in Display Measurements Standards

Organizations such as the ICDM, ISO, IEC, and CEA are constantly proposing new methods andconcepts in the field of display measurement to address characterization issues brought about by new technologies and applications. Authors are encouraged tosubmit papers that explore the performance and correlation of proposed methodsfrom current or future international standards.

6.     Solid-State-Lighting Metrology and Characterization

LED andother solid-state-lighting technologies are making their way out of high-techdevices. Papers are sought that highlight the unique measurement challenges of these new light sources. Characterization of power, efficiency, and the effectsof the unique spectral power distribution of solid-state light sources on human physiology are topics of particular interest.

7.     Optical Characterization and Measurement of High-Dynamic Range and Wide-Color-Gamut Displays

High-dynamic-range(HDR) and wide-color-gamut (WCG) display technologies are developing rapidly.HDR and WCG image capture, transmission, and display enable an unparalleled visual experience. Papers are solicited for the characterization and metrology of these new systems. Methods for establishing perceptually meaningful and sensible metrics for EOTF (gamma) and color volume are of special interest.

8.     Optical Characterization and Measurement of Light-Field and 3D Displays

In addition to the traditional display optical characteristics that must be evaluated when describing the performance of light-field and other 3D displays, qualities related to 3D-specific functionality must be measured and described. Authors are encouraged to submitpapers that are unique or of special interest to light-field and 3D display characterization.
                                                       Display Electronics
          1.    Display Drivers and Driving Technologies

Advances of display technologies with requirements of higher refresh rate, larger size,higher bit-depth, and crisp rendition of moving images have brought challengesfor driver design. Additionally, the self-emissive displays (e.g. AMOLED) causedifferent design considerations for the driving schemes compared to the conventional LCD displays. Papers on advanced driving schemes, driver architectures, driver circuit design, and timing-controller ICs to provide the best image quality for various types of displays are solicited.

2.     Image/Video Captureand Processing

Image quality remains one of the most important market drivers for any display applications. The image quality on the displays can be optimized by improvingthe display device itself as well as by applying suitable image- andvideo-processing algorithms. The processing algorithms depend on the nature of content captured as well as the characteristics of the display used. Papers addressing image/video capture, display-specific video-processing algorithms and circuits are solicited. General processing includes, but is not limited to MPEG (de)coding, noise reduction, de-interlacing, scaling, contrast, sharpnessand color enhancement, and frame-rate conversion. In particular, papers on newimage/ video capture and processing methods to address various issues (e.g.motion-artifact reduction, viewing-angle improvement, lifetime improvement,etc.) are solicited.


                                               Display Manufacturing
                                                Display Systems
      1.     Manufacture of TFT Devices, Arrays, and Circuits

Papers are solicited on the topics related to the technical challenges associated with the manufacturing processes of displays backplanes based on a-Si TFTs, LTPS TFTs, oxideTFTs, and organic TFTs.                                                                  2.     Manufacture of LCDs and Other Non-Emissive Display Panels

Papers aresolicited on the topics related to the manufacturing of LCDs, LCOS, MEMS baseddisplays, and other non-emissive display panels.     

     3.     Manufacture of OLEDs and Other Emissive Display Panels

Papers are solicited on the topics related to the manufacturing of emissive displays, suchas OLEDs, quantum-dot LEDs, and so on.   

     4.     Display Module Manufacturing

Papers are solicited on the display module manufacturing processes, including cutting,polarizer attachment, encapsulation techniques, interconnect technologies, etc.

    5.     Display Material and Component Manufacturing

Papers are solicitedon the material developments to support display manufacturers, including substrates, targets, gases, photo resists, photo masks, etchants, liquidcrystals, organic light emitting materials, seals, PI, ACF, ICs, PCBs,polarizers, backlights, touch panels, etc.   

     6.     Display Manufacturing Equipment

Papers are solicited on the development and application of new designs or unique adaptations of equipment for the manufacture of displays, including array, cell, OLED, module, and roll to roll processing.     

       1.     Novel Display System Technology

New and unconventional display systems of today arebuilding blocks for the products of tomorrow. From microdisplays to handhelds to wall displays to projectionsystems to vehicle display, all sizes and novel approachesare of interest. Papers are solicited that describe newconcept display systems and may include novel devices,integration, image/video processing, artificial intelligence,real-time controlling or monitoring of operations, andsystem evaluations.

        2.     Novel Backlight Module

A backlight is an indispensable device for transmissive ortransflective LCDs. Papers on the following technologiesare solicited: new-type LED backlight technology,flexible BLUs, narrow margin BLUs for cell phones,direct-view or edge-lit BLUs for LCD TV and monitors,and novel BLUs’ component such as light source, filmsand light guide plate.

        3.     System Technologies for IC、OS and APP

As the core technology of intelligent display system,intelligent chip and operating system are being paid moreand more attention. Papers on the following technologiesare solicited: new display Soc chip, artificial intelligencechip, operating system, edge computing and applicationsoftware.

        4.     High Speed Interface and Transmission Technology:5G

With the ultra high definition display, the huge amount ofdisplay data transmission requires faster and simplermultimedia interfaces and transmission technologies:HDMI, DisplayPort, 12g-sdi, optical fibre, 5G, ultra hdremote network transmission system, etc.

        5.       Audio Technology、Video Technology and Artificial Intelligence

Papers on the following technologies are solicited: imageacquisition, video encoding and decoding algorithm, andapplication implementation based on FPGA and ARM.Display system audio technology and stereo system;Artificial intelligence, super resolution technology, imageenhancement and deep learning technologies.