eMagin Corp. of Bellevue, Wash., has received a $2.4 million US Navy contract for the research and development of a high-brightness 2000 × 2000-pixel OLED microdisplay. The $1.1 million Phase I of the project was scheduled to run through September 2012, when the $1.3 million Phase II option period was scheduled to begin; the second phase will run an additional 12 months. The proposed work for this program will leverage the accomplishments of prior Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate OLED programs and further improve OLED performance. eMagin manufactures OLED microdisplays for military, industrial, medical and consumer OEMs.
- The technology of generating and harnessing light and other forms of radiant energy whose quantum unit is the photon. The science includes light emission, transmission, deflection, amplification and detection by optical components and instruments, lasers and other light sources, fiber optics, electro-optical instrumentation, related hardware and electronics, and sophisticated systems. The range of applications of photonics extends from energy generation to detection to communications and...
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