Program

MICRODISPLAY 2000

August 7-9, 2000
Regal Harvest House Hotel
Boulder, Colorado

Microdisplays for personal use or for large audience venues are a rapidly evolving technology with enormous market opportunities. The conference seeks to bring together microdisplay designers, makers, integrators, and users to present and discuss the latest results in microdisplay development and to identify the challenges that lay ahead.

Co-Sponsors
Society for Information Display
Displaytech, Inc.

Conference Chair:
Mark Handschy, Displaytech, Inc.

Conference Co-Chairs:
John Kadylak, Honeywell Air Transport Systems
John O'Donnell, Honeywell Business and Commuter Aviation Systems
Walter Scott, Honeywell Technology Center
Brian Hooker, Optoelectronic Computing Systems Center, University of Colorado

United Engineering Foundation Conferences
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Conference Sponsors and Exhibitors
Displaytech, Inc. Longmont, Colorado
Amkor Technology Santa Clara, California

Conference Exhibitors
Anteon Corporation Mystic, Connecticut
Fusion Lighting Rockville, Maryland
Integral Vision, Inc. Farmington Hills, Michigan

Program Committee
Mark Handschy, Displaytech, Inc., Chair
Phil Bos, Kent State University
Charles McLaughlin, McLaughlin Consulting Group
Douglas McKnight, Colorado Microdisplay, Inc.
Dan Schott, Three-Five Systems, Inc.
Dave Slobodin, InFocus
Peter van Kessel, Texas Instruments, Inc.

Monday, August 7, 2000

9:00 am - 1:00 pm Registration (Sunshine Room) and exhibit set-up (Millennium Room)
Technical Sessions will be held in the Ballroom.

1:00 pm - 1:15 pm Conference Introduction
Mark Handschy, Displaytech, Inc., Conference Chair

1:15 pm - 1:35 pm KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Ken Werner, Editor
Information Display
Moderator: TBA

SESSION I: MARKET IMPACT

1:35 pm - 1:55 pm Bright Prospects for Microdisplays
Charles W. McLaughlin
McLaughlin Consulting Group, Menlo Park, CA

1:55 pm - 2:15 pm Microdisplays for the camcorder viewfinder market
Matthew Zavracky
Kopin Corporation

SESSION II: APPLICATIONS

A) USER ISSUES

2:20 pm - 2:40 pm DLP Cinema™ projection display: a hybrid frame rate technique for flicker-free performance
Gregory Hewlett and Gregory Pettitt
Texas Instruments, Rowlett, TX

B) MICRODISPLAY PROJECTION

COLOR SEPARATION

2:40 pm - 3:00 pm Application specific integrated filters for color-sequential microdisplay based projection applications
Ron Smith
DigiLens Inc., Sunnyvale, CA

3:00 pm - 3:20 pm LCOS projection color management using retarder stacks
Gary Sharp, Michael Robinson, Jonathan Birge, Jiamin Chen
Colorlink Inc.,

3:20 pm - 3:50 pm Coffee Break (Ballroom Foyer)

LIGHT SOURCES

3:50 pm - 4:10 pm Optical characterization of a two-dimensional projection light source
B P Turner
Fusion Lighting, Rockville, MD

4:10 pm - 4:30 pm Technology of high pressure mercury short arc lamps
Joachim Dirks
OSRAM Photo-Optics, Berlin, Germany

ENGINES & OPTICS

4:30 pm - 4:50 pm Compact optical system for a three panel reflective LCD projector
James M. Florence
Sharp Laboratories of America, Camas, WA

4:50 pm - 5:10 pm Rear projection screens for different applications
Robert Bush
Fresnel Optics, Inc., Rochester, NY

Pre-Dinner Break

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Reception and "Grazing Dinner" in Exhibitor Area

Tuesday, August 8, 2000

7:00 am - 8:30 am Breakfast

8:30 am
Moderator: TBA

ENGINES & OPTICS (continued)

8:35 am - 8:55 am Opto-Mechanical Troubleshooting Techniques for
High Performance LCOS Projection Engines
Brad Sissom
Foresight Systems Development, Inc., Boulder, CO

8:55 am - 9:15 am Front Projection optical system for reflective LCOS technology
Matthew Bone
Aurora Systems, San Jose, CA

C) PERSONAL DISPLAYS

9:15 am - 9:35 am Near to eye microdisplay architectures
David A Brooks
inViso, Inc., Palo Alto, CA

9:35 am - 9:55 am Plastic lenses for microdisplay eyepieces: design and fabrication
Holden Chase
AIGO, Tucson, AZ

9:55am - 10:15 am Incorporation of microdisplays in eyewear display systems
Mark Spitzer
MicroOptical Corp., Westwood, MA

10:15 am - 10:45 am Coffee Break in Exhibitor Area

SESSION III. DEVICES AND MATERIALS
Introduction to Session

A) MEMS MICRODISPLAYS

10:45 am - 11:05 am Shrinking the DMD™ modulator pixel: a physics modeling effort
Robert E. Meier
Texas Instruments, Dallas, TX

B) LC MICRODISPLAYS

11:05 am - 11:25 am Electro-optic contrast compensator in FLC microdisplay
Cheol Soo Park
Displaytech, Inc., Longmont, CO

11:25 am - 11:45 am Interactive software tool for LCOS and LCD mode optimization
H S Kwok
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong

11:45 am - 12:05 pm LC Modes for Reflective Liquid Crystal on Silicon Microdisplays
Matthias Pfeiffer
Three-Five Systems, Tempe, AZ

12:15 pm - 1:45 pm Lunch

1:45 pm - 5:00 pm ad hoc discussions, leisure/recreation

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm Reception (Exhibit Area)

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Dinner

B) LC MICRODISPLAYS (continued)

7:00 pm - 7:20 pm High resolution FLC microdisplays
Shun-ichi Hashimoto
Sony Corporation, Tokyo, Japan

7:20 pm - 7:40 pm Antiferroelectric LCOS microdisplay
I Underwood, M I Newsam, D G Vass
University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland

7:40 pm - 8:00 pm FLC materials for low-voltage CMOS microdisplays
M. Wand, R. Vohra, W. Thurmes
Displaytech, Inc., Longmont, CO

8:00 pm - 8:20 pm Optimized Reflective Twisted Nematic Operating Modes
For LCOS Microdisplays
Steve W.L. Yeung
Varitronix Limited, Hong Kong

C) EMISSIVE MICRODISPLAYS

8:20 pm - 8:40 pm Improved grayscale monochrome and color AMEL displays using analog pixel
T. Nguyen
Planar Systems, Inc., Beaverton, OR

8:40 pm - 9:00 pm Thin film flexible microdischarge arrays
Sung-Jin Park
University of Illinois, Champaign, IL

9:00 pm - 9:20 pm Active matrix organic light emitting diode microdisplays: architecture and applications
Olivier F. Prache
eMagin Corporation, Hopewell Junction, NY

9:30 pm - 10:30 pm Social Hour

Wednesday, August 9, 2000

7:00 am - 8:30 am Breakfast
Moderator:

D) MICRODISPLAY PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT

8:35 am - 8:55 am Measurement technique for LCOS microdisplay absolute throughput
David J. W. Aastuen
3M Corporation, St. Paul, MN

8:55 am - 9:15 am Meeting the metrology needs of the microdisplay industry
Paul A. Boynton
NIST, Gaithersburg, MD

SESSION IV: MANUFACTURING AND TEST

A) LCOS PROCESS

9:15 am - 9:35 am Production status of LCOS microdisplays
Chris Chinnock
Microdisplay Report, Norwalk, CT

B) MICRODISPLAY SILICON

9:35 am - 9:55 am A novel modification mirror layer to fabricate a silicon-based light valve display
W S Chen, Patrick Wang, M T Liu, T W Liu, J H Lin
United Microelectronics Corporation, Hsin-Chu City, Taiwan, R.O.C.

9:55 am - 10:15 am Microdisplay silicon wafer flatness metrology by optical interferometry
Chris Walker
Displaytech Inc., Longmont, CO

10:15 am - 10:45 am Coffee Break (Exhibit Area)

C) MICRODISPLAY PACKAGING

10:45 am - 11:05 am Automation advances for microdisplay attachment technology
Bob Hamilton

MicroJoin, Inc., Poway, CA

D) MICRODISPLAY TEST

11:05 am - 11:25 am Production Testing: The Known Good Die
Mike Stefanov
Hana Microdisplay Technologies, Inc., Twinsburg, OH

11:25 am - 11:45 am Quality inspection of microdisplays
Mark Michniewicz

Integral Vision, Farmington Hill, MI

11:45 am - 12:05 pm Methods for measuring performance of LCOS microdisplays
Michael D Wilson
Westar Corp., St. Louis, MO

12:05 pm - 12:20 pm Test for High Volume LCoS Microdisplay Manufacturing
Pete Smith and Dan Hoffman
Three-Five Systems, Inc., Tempe, AZ

12:20 Concluding Remarks
Mark Handschy, Displaytech, Inc., Conference Chair
Displaytech, Inc., Conference Chair

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