TITLE

Cholesteric reflective display: Drive scheme and contrast

AUTHOR(S)
Yang, D.K.; Doane, J.W.
PUB. DATE
April 1994
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;4/11/1994, Vol. 64 Issue 15, p1905
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the electro-optical response of a bistable cholesteric texture (BCT) display to alternating current voltage pulses. Achievement of gray scale memory by the material; Details of the two schemes designed according to the properties of the BCT; Characteristics of the contrast and viewing angle of the response.
ACCESSION #
4272456

 

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