cover glass


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Synonyms for cover glass

a small and very thin piece of glass used to cover the specimen on a microscope slide

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"We have surveyed more than 85,000 global consumers over the past seven years, and we discovered that nearly 50 percent cited readability as a highly desired feature in a cover glass," said Scott Forester, Division VP, Marketing and Innovation Products, Corning Gorilla Glass.
AGC Asahi Glass, a manufacturer of glass, chemicals and high-tech materials, has commenced production of 3D curved cover glass for car-mounted displays at its Keihin Plant.
If that cover glass were flexible, it would be an important step toward a device that itself could be flexible.
Cover glass is thin, lightweight glass material often used in the displays of portable electronic devices such as all-in-one (AIO) PCs, smartphones, tablets, and portable navigation devices.
The firm based in St Asaph supplies some of the cover glass for photovoltaic (solar) panels on the space station.
With a choice of RI values, engineers can match the optical index of their screen's cover glass with the silicone gel that backs it to eliminate display washout in bright light without the need to increase LED output.
In another report revealed that with screen sizes increasing, smartphones continue to lead total area demand in the cover glass market however, as the markets for smartphones and tablets mature, cover glass industry revenue growth is declining from 39 percent year over year in 2013 to 11 percent in 2015.
For added durability, the Aspire Switch 12's display is built with next generation Corning Gorilla Glass -- the leading cover glass for advanced devices -- and treated with an anti-fingerprint coating that reduces unsightly smudges.
And the rumored scratch-resistant 5.5-inch sapphire cover glass for the display may not easily pass the drop test near term, report said.
The facility will be dedicated to the production of ultra-thin glass, which is soda-lime glass, used as cover glass for the touch-screens of notebook computers and other electronic devices.
KhepriCoat antireflective coating is primarily intended for solar applications; the coating is applied on the cover glass of solar modules and reduces the reflection of sunlight, increasing the energy output of the modules.
The coating--a thin layer with a thickness of approximately 100--150 nm--is applied to the cover glass of solar modules and strongly reduces the reflection of sunlight.
Presently, this maker has completed an integrated production line at its factory in Dongguang, southeastern China, which handles from front-end production of cover glass and ITO (indium tin oxide) films to back-end process of glass cutting, CNC machining and module laminating.
PCAP panels can be laminated with protective cover glass using index-matched optical adhesives that reduce reflections and maintain the crystal clear optical characteristics of the panel.
There are multiple cover glass lens options available including Gorilla Glass, Dragon Trail, Chem-Strengthened, Anti-Glare, Soda Lime, Heat Tempered, and Heat Strengthened.