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Reference EN 61988-1:2011
Title Plasma display panels - Part 1: Terminology and letter symbols
Project Number 23081
Abstract/Scope IEC 61988-1:2011 gives the preferred terms, their definitions and symbols for colour AC plasma display panels (AC PDP); with the object of using the same terminology when publications are prepared in different countries. Guidance on the technology is provided in the annexes. This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 2003, and constitutes a technical revision. The main technical changes with regard to the previous edition are as follows: Additional terms were added in Clause 3.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2011-09-16
Current Stage code deadline 2012-05-30
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 110
Reference Document IEC 61988-1:2011 (EQV)
ICS 31.260 - Optoelectronics. Laser equipment
Keywords Plasma; Display panel; Terminology; Letter symbol
Note Supersedes EN 61988-1:2003
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6060 2011-09-16 2012-05-30 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2011-08-30 2011-09-27  
5060 2011-03-18 2011-05-22 export to doc file  EN
5020 2010-08-06 2011-01-07  
1090 2010-08-03 2010-08-06  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2011-08-30
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2011-09-16
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2011-11-30
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2012-05-30
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2014-08-30


Supersedes EN 61988-1:2003
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) EN 61988-2-1

(1) Date of ratification (dor) date when the Technical Board notes the approval of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), from which time the standard may be said to be approved

(2) Date of availability (dav) date when the definitive text in the official language versions of an approved CEN/CENELEC publication is distributed by the Central Secretariat

(3) Date of announcement (doa) latest date by which the existence of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), a TS or a CWA has to be announced at national level

(4) Date of publication (dop) latest date by which an EN has to be implemented at national level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement

(5) Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

(6) This list of normative references is purely indicative. The only official list of normative reference is the list of the published standard.