History of Plasma Display Reflected by Patents
Current Journal of Applied Science and Technology,
The paper is a historical presentation of the development of television and presents chronologically the evolution of the use of plasma in television.
The first inventors who proposed the use of plasmas together with imagined solutions and patents related to plasma display panel - PDP are presented.
The first attempt to accomplish an extra flat display by using a modified cathode tube is also presented. Yet, the technological difficulties stopped its utilization at a large scale in television. The solutions that determined the realization of certain TV displays with applications in other fields of electronics are also introduced. A pioneer invention from the 1960’s, which set the bases of future TV displays, is also specified. The utilization in the 1970’s was the most adequate technological solution for the realization of the first thin displays, a solution which survived even after the appearance of the LCD and LED systems.
- plasma display panel – PDP
- pioneer inventions
- flat screen
- plasma television
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