SEL News


2017


September 2017
SEL's Approach to Artificial Intelligence (AI)
June 2017
Exhibits at 1st AI EXPO (June 28 to 30, 2017)
May 2017
Sample shipment of extremely low power (XLP) LSI chip and the application of the chip to AI
May 2017
Topics : OS display~81-inch Multidisplay~
March 2017

Exhibits at 27th FINETECH JAPAN - LCD/OLED/SENSOR TECHNOLOGY EXPO (April 5 to 7, 2017)

2016


November 2016


SEL awarded Corporate Technical Achievement Award with co-recipient, Sharp Corporation, from ACerS; President Yamazaki awarded Medal for Leadership in the Advancement of Ceramic Technology from ACerS.
October 2016

SEL announces that the business of Advanced Film Device Inc. (SEL's subsidiary) is transferred to SEL.
June 2016


Book Announcement: President Shunpei Yamazaki is going to publish three jointly edited books on crystalline oxide semiconductor CAAC-IGZO®, sequentially from October 2016.
May 2016

Wins SID's Distinguished Paper Award for the papers on "8K4K 120-Hz 12-bit OLED Display Using Top-Gate Self-Align (TGSA) OS-FETs" and "1058-ppi Flexible OLED Display Using OS-FETs."

2015


November 2015
World ranking 2 in Technical evaluation of U.S. patent portfolios according to IEEE Spectrum (Semiconductor Manufacturing Category)
June 2015

Received SID’s Distinguished Paper Award for the paper on "Apparatus for Manufacturing Flexible OLED Displays" and for the paper on "New Pixel Circuits Using OS-FET" presented at SID 2015
April 2015
President Shunpei Yamazaki is a winner of 2015 SID Special Recognition Awards
January 2015

Exhibited a 13.3-Inch 8K OLED display at IBC Content Everywhere MENA 2015 and at other exhibition venues in collaboration with NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation).

2014


December 2014

CSJ Award for Young Chemists in Technical Development from The Chemical Society of Japan for the report on Organic EL Device utilizing Exciplex (ExTET)
November 2014
World ranking 2 in Technical evaluation of U.S. patent portfolios according to IEEE Spectrum (Semiconductor Manufacturing Category)
November 2014
SEL is a winner of Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovators
October 2014
Display Innovation Award, Grand Prize for Ultra High-Definition and Ultra Thin Flexible Organic Display exhibited at Display Innovation 2014
June 2014
SID Distinguished Paper Award for the paper on OLED Display Using CAAC-OS FETs at SID 2014

2013


December 2013
SEL wins Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Prize of the 27th Chunichi Industrial Technology Awards (co-recipient with Sharp Corp.)
November 2013
World ranking 3 in Technical evaluation of U.S. patent portfolios according to IEEE Spectrum (Semiconductor Manufacturing Category)
October 2013

SEL exhibits at FPD International 2013 and wins Outstanding Achievement Prize at FPD International 2013 for flexible display/lighting/battery using oxide semiconductor
October 2013
SEL is a winner of Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovators
September 2013
SEL's paper wins Paper Award from SSDM 2013 (CPU incorporating CAAC-OS®)
May 2013
SEL wins Gold Award in Display of the Year at SID Display Week 2013 (for IGZO LCD and co-recipient with Sharp Corp.)

2012


December 2012
World ranking 3 in Technical evaluation of U.S. patent portfolios according to IEEE Spectrum (Semiconductor Manufacturing Category)
June 2012
SEL develops of CPU incorporating degradation-free nonvolatile memory
June 2012
SEL develops a new technology of oxide semiconductor contributing to innovation of displays with Sharp Corp.

2011


December 2011
SEL is a winner of Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovators
December 2011
World ranking 3 in Technical evaluation of U.S. patent portfolios according to IEEE Spectrum (Semiconductor Manufacturing Category)
August 2011
Further support to the areas of the Great East Japan Earthquake
March 2011
Support to the areas affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake and those who live in the areas.

~2010


August 2010
SEL is certified to ISO 9001.
July 2010
SEL wins Invention Award from Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation
March 2010
SEL wins Okochi Memorial Technology Award from Okochi Memorial Foundation (co-recipient with Sharp Corp.)
April 2009

SEL wins Prize for Science and Technology in The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (co-recipient with Sharp Corp.)
February 2009
President Yamazaki receives Special Award of Kanagawa “Kirari” Challenger Award
December 2008
SEL is ranked high in the rankings of Technical evaluation of U.S. patent portfolios according to IEEE Spectrum
November 2007
SEL is ranked high in the rankings of technical evaluation of U.S. patent portfolios according to IEEE Spectrum
March 2007
SEL is certified to ISO/IEC27001
November 2006
SEL is ranked high in the rankings of technical evaluation of U.S. patent portfolios according to IEEE Spectrum
December 2005
SEL develops of RFCPU using flexible substrate and glass substrate
August 2005
SEL joins Atsugi Science Carnival
May 2005
The governor of Kanagawa Prefecture visits SEL
October 2004
SEL develops of QXGA organic EL panel (with the highest pixel density in the world)
October 2004
SEL develops of high-definition fullcolor and high-pixel-density monochrome active matrix organic EL displays
April 2004
SEL succeeds in formation and driving of CPU on plastic substrate

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(Japanese trademark registration No. 5473535 and No. 5494218).