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BOWTIE GETTER FORMING FOR IMPROVED FIELD EMISSION DISPLAY PACKAGE ASSEMBLY

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000009000D
Original Publication Date: 1999-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Jul-30
Document File: 3 page(s) / 96K

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Authors:
Clay Nelson

Abstract

A field emission flat panel display utilizes get- tering material to absorb gasses and maintain ade- quate display vacuum after seal. During the seal process the anode and cathode are held in parallel, separated from each other in a seal fixture. The frit frame lies on top of the cathode, and the getters are loaded into retaining tabs on the frit frame. The entire fixture is then loaded into a vacuum sealing oven where it is pumped down to meet the high vac- uum requirement, and is ramped up in temperature. Once the frit sealing temperature has been achieved, the fixture is forced together completing the seal process.