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C3 Nano Featured at Display Week 2018 by Manager Melanie Inouye

May 17, 2018

HAYWARD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–C3Nano, Inc., the performance leader in transparent conductive inks and films for the touch sensor, display and flexible electronics industry, announced today that co-founder and CTO, Dr. Ajay Virkar will present at SID’s Display Week 2018 symposium and conference, taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA., May 20-25, 2018.

The presentation, ‘Activegrid™: A Flexible Solution Processed Transparent Conductor with Excellent Optical Properties’ will highlight C3Nano’s unique technology, utilizing novel chemistries and materials to create the highest performing, flexible transparent conductor. The underlying physical chemistry, thermodynamics and kinetics of Activegrid™ formation will also be described, as will advanced technologies related to manipulating and improving optics and flexibility. May 23, 2018, 10:40am, LA Convention Center, Room 515B.

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Display Week 2018, May 25-27, 2018, will again take place among the bright lights and big city of Los Angeles, where the display elite meet and greet, and share the most significant advances in the field. More than 200 exhibitors

“For C3Nano, SID’s, Display Week 2017 offered some of the best networking opportunities,” said Cliff Morris, CEO of C3Nano. “We met with customers, suppliers and ecosystem partners, all in the same location. It was a highly productive event for us. We have already marked our calendar to attend next year.”

Headlining Display Week 2018 is the highly anticipated International Technical Symposium, which will focus on advancements in these fast-moving technologies:artificial intelligence and AR/VRwearable displays, sensors and devices; and quantum dots and micro-LEDs. There’s still time to submit your paper for consideration (see below for details).

And that’s just the beginning! Display Week is known for unveiling the world’s newest technologies and leading-edge thinking. And 2018 will be no exception, as we continue our exclusive I-Zone, an exhibition-within-an-exhibition where you’ll see demonstrations of pre-market products that will someday soon change the way we work, live and play. Check out the highlights from the 2017 I-Zone.

For 2018, we’re also unveiling our first-ever CEO panel discussion, “Lessons Learned,” to give you a view from the top of what it takes to succeed; and our Women in Tech event (which debuted in 2017) will reach new heights with perspectives and expertise from a panel of today’s most prominent female professionals. You can also expect world-renowned keynotes to take center stage and give you the insider’s view of our dynamic and ever-expanding field.

Additionally, Display Week 2018 will include exceptional opportunities for professional growth and education, including our Business Track and Market Focus Conferences, Sunday Short Courses and Monday Seminars, where industry leaders will tackle today’s hottest topics and shed light on the innovations expected tomorrow.

There’ll be a lot to see, learn, touch and test at Display Week 2018, so mark your calendars now, and watch for upcoming news about registration and new programming. Display Week 2018 is definitely something you won’t want to miss!

We’ll see you in L.A.

The last time we took a serious look at technologies for replacing ITO in transparent conductors, Cambrios was the leading purveyor of silver nanowires (AgNWs). Cambrios was battling metal mesh technology to see who would lead in displacing ITO. But ITO refused to be displaced, and Cambrios found it had invested heavily to prepare itself for a market that was developing too slowly.

Cambrios, painfully, had to liquidate itself in a pennies on the dollar auction. And it was then that the calvary — the Taiwanese calvary — rode to the rescue. Leading touch-panel manufacturer TPK, which had been a customer of Cambrios, bought up the important pieces. Now, TPK is building fabs for manufacturing AgNW ink with the Cambrios technology and is investing heavily.

But with Cambrios now part of TPK, is there an opening for an independent AgNW producer, especially if has a technology it claims is superior to that of Cambrios?

Before it was ingested by TPK, Cambrios was not the only maker of silver-based inks for flexible, transparent conductors, even though it was the largest one. Others ran into the same problem as Cambrios (they were ready but the market wasn’t), and some interesting technologies went by the board. (TPK Will Produce Silver Nanowire Products – subscription required)

A small development-stage company — C3Nano — continued to develop its technology and is now sampling its ink and preparing for pilot roll-to-roll film manufacturing.

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C3Nano Inc. announced the issuance of two patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office on November 17, 2015.

US Patent 9,150,746 titled “Metal Nanowire Inks for The Formation of Transparent Conductive Films with Fused Nano Networks” was issued on October 6, 2015 and U.S. Patent 9,183,968 was issued on November 10, 2015.

The patents cover the use of the C3Nano’s proprietary NanoGlue™ and its transparent conductive ActiveGrid™ ink and films. The use of ActiveGrid™ inks incorporate C3Nano’s proprietary NanoGlue™ chemistries which form a single nano-structured grid engendering the highest performing solution-based transparent conductive film.

C3Nano Inc. Co-Founder, Ajay Virkar to Speak about Activegrid™ at Printed Electonics 2015 Conference | Nov 18-19, 2015

Ajay Virkar will present ‘An Overview of Activegrid™ High Performance Transparent Conductors’ at the Printed Electronics 2015 Conference, the world’s largest conference and exhibition for printed electronics, taking place November 18-19 in Santa Clara, California.

C3Nano Inc. Co-Founder, Ajay Virkar to Speak about Activegrid™ Ink at AIMCAL 2015 | Oct 16, 2015

Ajay Virkar will present ‘New Materials for Solution Coated Transparent Conductors’ at the October 25-28 AIMCAL 2015 Conference taking place in Naples Florida, and attended by the Society of Plastic Engineers (SPE) and others.

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C3Nano seals acquisition of Asia’s largest manufacturer of silver nanowire, Aiden Co. Ltd. Korea


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