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High Luminescence In Cockpit

HiLICo

High Luminescence In Cockpit

Call for proposal: 
H2020-CS2-CFP04-2016-02
Link to CORDIS:
Objectives: 

Although the market demand for displays bright enough to allow the diffusion of readable information against a very bright landscape is important, in particular in the avionics application, existing technologies still do not allow the desired brightness combined with very low power consumption and very compact volumes.

In this context, the HiLICo project aims at developing a new generation of monochrome and full-color emissive GaN micro-displays with 1920 x 1200 pixel resolution (WUXGA), 8-μm pixel pitch, very high brightness (over 1MCd/cm²) and good form factor capabilities that will enable the design of ground breaking compact see-through systems for next generation Avionics applications.

To achieve this aim, HiLICo will address the following challenges:

  1. development of high-quality GaN based LED epilayers designed to fulfill targeted demonstrator performances;
  2. design and fabrication of an active matrix in advanced Complementary metal oxide semi-conductor (CMOS) technology to control each individual pixel;
  3. coupling of the LED structure and the CMOS, building a monolithic structure on which LED arrays will be fabricated with high precision, thus making monochrome, active-matrix, high-resolution GaN microdisplays;
  4. addition of colour converters (quantum dots and 2D Multi-Quantum Wells layers) on such blue emitting devices, for fabricating bi-color and full-color display demonstrators;
  5. design and manufacture of the electronics followed by the test and evaluation of the complete micro display device. First demonstrators will be qualified for future commercialisation.

The technology developed will contribute to the increase of European competitiveness, through the rapid and important deployment of innovative products on the microdisplay market, as well as Head-Up Displays, Head-mounted displays and smart Eyewears.

The consortium gathers 1 RTO, 1 large company and 2 SMEs. They will mobilise a grant of 4 091 583 € with an effort of 283 PM.

Institution Type:
Institution Name: 
European Commission
Type of funding:
Lead Organisation: 

Commissariat A L Energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

Address: 
RUE LEBLANC 25
75015 PARIS 15
France
EU Contribution: 
€2,928,218
Partner Organisations: 

Novagan Sarl

Address: 
CHEMIN DE MORNEX 5 A
1003 LAUSANNE
Switzerland
EU Contribution: 
€412,979

Nexdot

Address: 
102 AVENUE GASTON ROUSSEL BIOTECH-BATIMENT PASTEUR
93230 ROMAINVILLE
France
EU Contribution: 
€450,000

Microoled Sarl

Address: 
7 PARVIS LOUIS NEEL BP 50 BHT BATIMENT 52
38040 GRENOBLE CEDEX 09
France
EU Contribution: 
€300,388
Technologies: 
Development phase: