SEMI International Standards
SEMI New Activity Report Form (SNARF)



Activity Number: 4767
SNARF for: New Standard: Terminology of Plastic Substrate for Flexible Display


Originating Global Technical Committee: Flat Panel Display (FPD) - Materials & Components
Originating Technical Committee Region: Japan
Task Force in which work is to be carried out: Flexible Display Task Force


1. Rationale: A flexible display is a new display device. Therefore, technology has not been fixed yet. The purpose of this document is help further development of a flexible display-related technology by unifying the terms of base films for a flexible display.
Rate the Estimated Effect on the Industry
2: Major effect on an industry sector - identify the relevant sector

Rate the Estimated Technical Difficulty of the Activity
III: Difficult - Limited expertise and resources exist and/or achieving consensus difficult

2. Scope:
a: Define the areas to be covered or addressed by this activity or document:
This standard is applicable to base films of flexible display manufacturing.
It covers terminologies related to base films of flexible display manufacturing, which are expected to be used in the area of material, inspection, and measurement.


b: Expected result of activity
New Standard

3. Projected Timetable for Completion:
a: General Milestones
a. Activity Start: 07/10/2009b. 1st Draft by: 10/01/2010
c. Preballot by: 10/01/2010d. Technical Ballot by: 04/01/2011
e. Committee Approval By:07/01/2011




Safety Considerations:
The resulting document is expected NOT to be a Safety Guideline


Intellectual Property Considerations:
a. In complying with the standard or safety guideline to be developed, the use of patented technology or a copyrighted item(s) is NOT required
b. The body of the standard and any appendices or related information sections will NOT include copyrighted material

Comments, Special Circumstances: None.

Approval: Activity approved by Committee/GCS on July 10, 2009