Thursday, July 28, 2011

US Patent 7986083 - CNT electron emitters with reinforcement structures

This patent from Hon Hai Precision (Foxconn) includes claims to a carbon nanotube field emission display providing a reduced weight with greater structural integrity. Claim 1 reads:

1. An electron emission device, comprising:

a cathode electrode; and

a gate electrode insulated from the cathode electrode, the gate electrode comprising a carbon nanotube layer having a plurality of substantially uniformly distributed spaces, the carbon nanotube layer comprising at least one carbon nanotube film and a plurality of carbon nanotube reinforcement structures.

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