Exec.1 Japan Compared to U.S. in Flat Panel Displays
Exec.2 Comparison of Japanese and U.S. Display Efforts
Exec.3 Conclusions - Future Trends

1.1 Panel Members
1.2 Committee Observers
1.3 Japanese Sites Visited
1.4 Largest LCD Prototypes
1.5 Investments in AMLCD Factories in Japan

2.1 Suppliers of Nematic Liquid Crystal Materials for Displays
2.2 Nematic Materials Properties and Display Parameters for STN Displays
2.3 Nematic Materials Properties and Display Parameters for a TN Cell
2.4 Performance Characteristics of Polymer Dispersions
2.5 Basic Issues Important for a Display of Commercial Value
2.6 Areas of Research Interest in Japanese Universities
2.7 Characteristics of Color Filters

3.1 Some 10" Color TFT Production Lines
3.2 Sales and Investment Plans of LCD Suppliers
3.3 Causes of Defects in TFT LCD Manufacturing
3.4 3.4 Correlation and Distribution of Defects
3.5 Major Equipment Suppliers
3.6 Factors Which Determine the Tact Time
3.7 Importance of Cleaning at Each Step
3.8 Cleaning Processes Used for TFT LCD
3.9 Cleaning Process and Method
3.10 Cleaning Techniques and Features
3.11 Properties of Glass Substrate
3.12 Comparisons of Packaging Configuration

4.1 Comparison of Various Passive Matrix LCDs
4.2 Comparison of Passive and Active Matrix LCDs

5.1 Chronology of Efforts
5.2 5.2 Business Strategies of Leaders
5.3 A-Si Displays
5.4 5.4 MIM Displays
5.5 5.5 P-Si Displays

6.1 Basic Research on Projector Technology
6.2 Driver Technology for LCD Panels
6.3 Light-Valve Projectors

Published: June 1992; WTEC Hyper-Librarian