Negative A-plates for broadband wide-view liquid crystal displays

Meizi Jiao; Gauza, Sebastian; Yan Li; Jin Yan; Shin-Tson Wu; Chiba, Tsuyoshi
March 2009
Applied Physics Letters;3/9/2009, Vol. 94 Issue 10, pN.PAG
Academic Journal
Negative A-plates fabricated by mechanically stretching polystyrene are studied and their physical properties evaluated. A molecular model is developed to explain the underlying physical mechanisms. An example of a broadband wide-view liquid crystal display including a negative A-plate for phase compensation is illustrated.


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