Jimmy Kim, Ph.D.

Jimmy Kim, Ph.D.

Dr. Jimmy Kim is a Senior Principal Analyst within the IHS Technology group. He joined IHS in November 2014, when IHS acquired DisplaySearch, a leader in primary research and forecasting on the global display market. At DisplaySearch, he served as a senior analyst in charge of display materials and LED analysis.

Before DisplaySearch, he spent three years on the marketing team at Samsung LED (currently Samsung Electronics), leading the display-related LED market team and creating marketing strategies for the company. Prior to Samsung LED, Dr. Kim spent five years at Samsung Electronics working on the R&D team for the LCD business. There, he led several R&D projects on new light sources for LCD backlights and new BLU structuresHe earned his Doctor of Philosophy from the School of Materials Science and Engineering at Seoul National University, Korea.


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Manufacturing cost of mini-LED backlighting LCD still too high to compete with conventional displays

Mini-LED backlighting liquid crystal displays (LCDs) have emerged as a cost-effective solution to micro-LED displays. However, their cost is still considered much higher than conventional displays such as LCDs and organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels.

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[Display Dynamics] A big cost hurdle for micro- and mini-LED displays

The manufacturing cost gap between mini-LED backlighting LCDs and conventional LCDs is huge but much smaller than for micro-LED displays.

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OLED Materials Market Tracker - H1 2018

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