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Corning launches ultra-thin and flexible Willow Glass

By Shawn Knight
Jun 4, 2012
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  1. Corning has unveiled a flexible material called Willow Glass that measures just 0.1 millimeters thin, or about the same thickness as a strand of fine human hair. The material will...

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  2. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,156   +737

    The story linked on Fox answered the first question I had.... It could be used in the next month or two.
     
  3. Uvindu

    Uvindu TS Enthusiast Posts: 154

    Some years ago we had the CRT TV's with their curved surface
    Then we all move on to flat screen TV's and then plasma and LCD
    Now we are moving back to curved displays

    Pretty cool!
     
  4. @Uvindu

    I think it's less about going back to the curved display but instead moving to a more versatile display with increased application.
     
  5. avoidz

    avoidz TS Maniac Posts: 454   +54

    The flat screen was to increase the viewing angles of television displays.
     
  6. OH hey, don't worry It's only 2-5 years away....Yeah I heard that one back In 2001 when they were talking about flexible polymers Instead of glass using basically the same process described here.
     


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