Picture of aircraft jet engine

Strathclyde research that powers aerospace engineering...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde's Open Access research outputs. Strathprints provides access to thousands of Open Access research papers by University of Strathclyde researchers, including by Strathclyde researchers involved in aerospace engineering and from the Advanced Space Concepts Laboratory - but also other internationally significant research from within the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering. Discover why Strathclyde is powering international aerospace research...

Strathprints also exposes world leading research from the Faculties of Science, Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, and from the Strathclyde Business School.

Discover more...

Active matrix thin-film transistor array backplane : patent application

Forbes, C. (2003) Active matrix thin-film transistor array backplane : patent application. 7C 09K 19/02 B.

Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)

Abstract

A thin film transistor array fabricated on a polyimide substrate forms a backplane for an electronic display. The thin film transistor array incorporate gate electrodes, a gate insulating layer (44), semiconducting channel layers (50) deposited on top of the gate insulating layer (44), a source electrode (60), a drain electrode (60) and a contact layer (52) beneath each of the source and drain electrodes (60) and in contact with at least the channel layer (50). An insulating encapsulation layer (70) is positioned on the channel layer (50). The layers are deposited onto the polyimide substrate (32) using PECVD and etched using photolithography to form the backplane.