Thursday, March 01, 2012

US Patent 8125878 - CNT touch panel and display

This patent from Chinese manufacturer Foxconn teaches how carbon nanotubes can improve the properties of future touch screen displays. Claim 1 reads:

1. A touch panel comprising:

a substrate comprising a first surface;

a transparent conductive layer located on the first surface, the transparent conductive layer comprising a plurality of carbon nanotube wires; and

a plurality of electrodes separately disposed from each other, two opposite ends of each of the plurality of carbon nanotube wires being directly and electrically connected to two of the plurality of electrodes.

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