R2R Technology for Emerging Flexible Products

R2R Technology for Emerging Flexible Products

Oliver Chen
Applied Materials Flexible Products Group

Recent emergence of mechanically resilient & new form factor consumer electronics products (e.g. flexible display for mobile devices, wearables, IoT) have resulted in an explosion of interest in roll-to-roll processes & technologies on a wide range of different type of substrate materials. Applied Materials have developed a suite of processing technologies & equipment to accelerate the transition from pilot level manufacturing to high volume manufacturing within these market segments. This paper will focus on technology developments needed to support these market inflections & some of Applied’s activities in the context of devices, key components & materials.