Electro-optical performance of a new, black-white and highly multiplexable liquid crystal display

Schadt, Martin; Leenhouts, Frans
February 1987
Applied Physics Letters;2/2/1987, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p236
Academic Journal
A new, low bias tilt field-effect liquid crystal display (LCD) is presented with better image quality than supertwist or superbirefringence LCD’s at the same high level of multiplexing. In its positive contrast mode, the display image is black on white with virtually no inherent coloration and with a comparably large contrast as that of twisted nematic LCD’s. The viewing range of the display is as wide as that of superbirefringence LCD’s, whereas its image quality is an order of magnitude less dependent on cell gap variations. With specifically designed liquid crystal mixtures, multiplexing ratios of 1000:1 and response times below 300 ms result.


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