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Cambrios Technologies' ClearOhmâ„¢ Coating Material Wins the IDTechEx PE Award

Published on 2012-12-10. Author : SpecialChem

SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Cambrios Technologies Corporation, the leader in nanotechnology-based solutions for the transparent and flexible conductor markets, announced that its ClearOhm™ coating material has won the 2012 IDTechEx Printed Electronics Award for Product Development.

IDTechEx Printed Electronic's Product Development category honors companies that have launched a new product based on photovoltaics or printed electronics and is in the process of bringing it to market. Though new to the market, Cambrios' ClearOhm material is already being used in high performance consumer electronics products that are available today, including the LG V325, a new Windows 8-certified All-in-One PC.

An international panel of expert judges selected Cambrios based on the ClearOhm material's technical development, potential market and benefits over alternatives. "Cambrios has made outstanding progress in the development and proliferation of its ClearOhm material, particularly within the large area touch industry," one judge stated.

"Cambrios is honored that IDTechEx has recognized our ClearOhm material as a leading product enabling the printed electronics industry," said John LeMoncheck, President and CEO of Cambrios. "The Product Development award is a significant validation from our industry peers that ClearOhm material plays a central role in enabling printed electronics innovation."

Made from highly conductive silver nanowires, Cambrios' ClearOhm coating material produces a transparent film with significantly higher optical and electrical performance than indium tin oxide (ITO). The material can be coated at low processing temperatures (< 120c)="" to="" create="" a="" flexible="" transparent="" conductive="" layer="" on="" various="" substrates="" such="" as="" glass="" or="" plastic,="" is="" compatible="" with="" industry="" standard="" coating="" equipment="" and="" can="" be="" deposited="" though="" a="" high="" speed,="" high="" output="" roll-to-roll="" coating="">

ClearOhm material delivers high transmission over a wide range of sheet resistance (< 10="" to="" 300="" ω/sq),="" enabling="" innovation="" across="" multiple="" printed="" electronics="" applications,="" including="" touch="" panels,="" emi="" shielding,="" e-paper,="" lcd,="" oled="" lighting,="" oled="" displays,="" organic="" pv,="" thin="" film="" pv="" and="">

About the IDTechEx Printed Electronics Awards

IDTechEx Printed Electronics Awards recognize company innovation, success and development. The award ceremony is held at the industry's largest gathering - Printed Electronics/Photovoltaics USA, bringing together companies from around the world. The Awards are hosted by IDTechEx, a leader in providing independent global research and analysis on the development and application of printed and potentially printed electronics (organic, inorganic, composite) and photovoltaics. The Awards are judged by an international panel of judges who are experts in the field, usually at doctorate or professorship level, based at Universities.

About Cambrios

Cambrios leads the industry in providing solutions based on proprietary, innovative technologies for consumer electronics markets using nanotechnology. Its breakthrough transparent conductor products, available today, simplify electronics manufacturing processes and improve end-product cost and performance for current and next-generation consumer devices such as large area and flexible touch, and other high conductivity, optically clear applications.

Cambrios is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California with offices in Japan and Taiwan. ClearOhm™ is a registered trademark of Cambrios Technologies Corporation.

Source: Cambrios

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