Can the LCD TVs become much thinner and lighter? Obviously the answer to that question has been known with complete certainty, after the researchers at Japanese chemical company Teijin and Yamaguchi University claimed that they’ve come up a new production method to reduce the weight of LCD displays.
Compared with conventional LCD displays with silicon solid-state devices (generating heat when used) placed on glass substrates, the new technology features a thin layer of heat-resistant silicon dioxide on plastic. The improvement results in great change: less heat will be generated and TVs could be 50% lighter. According to the researchers, the new tech also leads to clearer images, and you’ll find a lighter LCD TV on the market in three years or so.