Haze-free polymer dispersed liquid crystals utilizing linear polarizers

West, John L.; Fredley, David S.; Carrell, J. Craig
October 1992
Applied Physics Letters;10/26/1992, Vol. 61 Issue 17, p2004
Academic Journal
Examines the scattering of polymer dispersed liquid crystal (PDLC) light shutters in the absence of an electric field and transparent in the PDLC film. Appearance of hazy PDLC shutters at oblique angles secondary to light scattering; Reduction of PDLC transmission by polarizer addition; Fabrication of PDLC shutter by polymerization induced phase separation.


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