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Agreement for HyFED(TM) Development Team Phase II - Field Emission Picture Element Technology Inc. and Lead Sangyo Co. Ltd.

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         The development of the HyFED(TM) Phase I ended in the summer 2000 with
the presentation of a approximately 4" diagonal monochrome HyFED(TM) 1/16 VGA.
The conclusion of this phase is that HyFED(TM) could be an elegant solution for
large area digital displays and TVs in competition with CRTs and PDPs. The
success of this stage induced us to propose the formation of an extended
HyFED(TM) team in order to demonstrate a 4" diagonal color HyFED(TM) display as
a precursor to a 60" diagonal BigFED.

         The tasks of the HyFED(TM) development team Phase II is to design and
implement a 4" diagonal color HyFED(TM) that will have a resolution and all the
features that eventually will be incorporated in the 60" BigFED. Furthermore, we
will apply all the learning in the Phase I to further secure the success of
Phase II.

         Although HyFED(TM) is a breakthrough in what is considered thin CRTs,
obviously it is not an easy development. We at FEPET are certain that we can
deliver the right carbon film material on a desirable cathode structure, but of
course we are lacking experience in phosphor, vacuum packaging, electronic
drivers, spacers and metallic foils. All these elements were demonstrated to be
achievable in Phase I, but in Phase II we would like to take the development to
another stage with manufacturing ability in mind.

         Due to the engineering and manufacturing tasks ahead we would like to
invite your company to become a member of our HyFED(TM) team that will include
companies from USA, Japan, China and Europe. We would be honored to have your
company as a member because we believe that your experience and knowledge in the
field would contribute substantially to the success of this project and also
that eventually you could become an advocate of this approach.

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HYFED PHASE II AGREEMENT                                                  PAGE 2

Your functions as a member will be as follows:

1.       Be fully informed about all the design phases of the color prototype.

2.       Suggest corrections to the design and advise about possible solutions
         to design issues.

3.       Participate from time to time in the design reviews.

4.       More importantly, ask hard questions. If possible, suggest solutions.

5.       Obtain all the information and the reports as the project develops and
         voice your concerns.

6.       Supply as needed a dedicated part of the prototype as described below:

Advise the engineering team in matters related to design, manufacturing
and engineering issues
Other tasks as requested

         Basically this agreement has two main functions: as a member to be
continuously informed about the HyFED(TM) development, on one hand, and for the
HyFED(TM) team to enjoy your tremendous experience and knowledge, on the other

         Although this agreement does not involve any transfer of intellectual
property from the HyFED(TM) team to the team member or from the team member to
the HYFED(TM) team, each member for their participation in the Phase II will
receive the first option to license the developed technology for manufacturing
the specific HyFED(TM) component that they contributed to the effort, or/and to
license, under the most advantageous conditions, all the technology if they
desire to produce the entire HyFED(TM) display. Furthermore, this agreement
should not be construed as a transfer of rights of any kind from the HyFED(TM)
team to the team member or vice versa. This agreement also does not require any
financial transaction between the HyFED(TM) team and the team member.

Agreed upon:

FEPET                                                Lead Sangyo Co., Ltd.

Dr. Zvi Yaniv

Date: October 18, 2000                               Date: October 18, 2000