Fabrication of electro-optic devices using liquid crystals with a single glass substrate

Kim, Il; Kim, Jae-Hoon; Kang, Daeseung; Agra-Kooijman, Dena M.; Kumar, Satyendra
December 2002
Journal of Applied Physics;12/15/2002, Vol. 92 Issue 12, p7699
Academic Journal
A recently developed phase separated composite film method has been employed to fabricate a liquid crystal (LC) based electro-optical device using a single glass substrate. The resultant device is made of adjacent parallel layers of LC and polymer created by phase separation. The LC layer is confined between a film of solidified polymer layer on one side and the glass substrate on the other. Electro-optical properties of these devices demonstrate their technological potential in light weight and hand-held electronic products.


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