Molecular tilt direction in a slightly tilted homeotropic aligned liquid crystal cell

Hatoh, Hitoshi; Shohara, Kiyoshi
December 1993
Applied Physics Letters;12/27/1993, Vol. 63 Issue 26, p3577
Academic Journal
Examines the influence of surface hardness and surface topology on the value and direction of pretilt angle of a liquid crystal alignment achieved by the rubbing technique. Production of the grooves on a soft surface; Direction of the liquid crystal molecules; Application of the results in fabricating a vertically aligned nematic liquid crystal display.


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