Corning's Glass Breakthrough reported that the big maker of liquid crystal display, or LCD, glass plans to unveil a new, purer glass for use in computer monitors and flat-panel TVs.

The company has said it wants to make new glass types that cut product weight and production costs.

Corning will share details of the new glass on Tuesday at an industry conference in San Diego hosted by DisplaySearch, a market research shop.

In an interview Wednesday, Jim Clappin, Corning's display chief, declined to share any specifics about the new glass processing chemistry. Nonetheless he glowed about the development.

"This is the most remarkable innovation in glass manufacturing in my experience," said Clappin.

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600450 Corning's Glass Breakthrough
Date: 16 March 2006

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