Chapter 3. Flexible Glass Substrates

  1. Gregory P. Crawford
  1. Armin Plichta1,
  2. Andreas Habeck1,
  3. Silke Knoche1,
  4. Anke Kruse2,
  5. Andreas Weber3 and
  6. Norbert Hildebrand4

Published Online: 15 JUN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470870508.ch3

Flexible Flat Panel Displays

Flexible Flat Panel Displays

How to Cite

Plichta, A., Habeck, A., Knoche, S., Kruse, A., Weber, A. and Hildebrand, N. (2005) Flexible Glass Substrates, in Flexible Flat Panel Displays (ed G. P. Crawford), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470870508.ch3

Editor Information

  1. Brown University, Division of Engineering, Box D, Providence, RI 02912, United States

Author Information

  1. 1

    Schott AG, D-55014 Mainz, Germany

  2. 2

    Schott AG, D-37581 Bad Gandersheim, Germany

  3. 3

    Schott AG, D-31073 Grünenplan, Germany

  4. 4

    Schott North America Inc., Elmsford, NY 10523, United States

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUN 2005
  2. Published Print: 25 APR 2005

Book Series:

  1. Wiley-SID Series in Display Technology

Book Series Editors:

  1. Anthony C. Lowe

Series Editor Information

  1. The Lambent Consultancy, Braishfield, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470870488

Online ISBN: 9780470870501



  • optical glass property;
  • low stress birefringence for glass;
  • thermal shrinkage;
  • float technology;
  • overflow fusion process;
  • TFT (active matrix);
  • TN/STN (passive matrix);
  • touch screens;
  • CMOS image sensors


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Display Glass Properties

  • Manufacturing of Thin “Flexible” Glass

  • Mechanical Properties

  • Improvement in Mechanical Properties of Glass

  • Processing of Flexible Glass

  • Current Thin Glass Substrate Applications and Trends

  • References