4 April 2008 OLED displays in a ground-mobile application
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OLED technology has matured sufficiently to consider it a realistic candidate for military display applications. Manufacturing sources are transitioning from an early developer to a business focused and often rationalised supply base that already has a sustainable business model. New commercial products, with a growing list of applications are slowly swelling the list of available OLED display components that can be considered for military requirements. This paper describes an exploratory application of OLED technology to the Towed Artillery Digitisation (TAD) programme. The Gunners Display function in this system endures the most difficult environment available in Army programmes. By replicating the Gunners Display, we have confirmed that OLED technology is compatible with and technically almost ready for rugged military applications using newly available commercial sources.
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J. Thomas, S. Lorimer, "OLED displays in a ground-mobile application", Proc. SPIE 6956, Display Technologies and Applications for Defense, Security, and Avionics II, 69560N (4 April 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.784110; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.784110
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Organic light emitting diodes

Military display technology

Electroluminescence

Chromium

Defense technologies

Reflectivity

Manufacturing

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