TITLE

High-pretilt polyphenylene layers for liquid-crystal displays

AUTHOR(S)
Nehring, J.; Amstutz, H.; Holmes, P. A.; Nevin, A.
PUB. DATE
October 1987
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;10/19/1987, Vol. 51 Issue 16, p1283
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
High-pretilt angles (of about 20°), as required for highly multiplexable liquid-crystal displays based on the ‘‘supertwisted birefringence effect,’’ can be obtained by rubbing polyphenylene layers. The aligning properties of such layers depend somewhat on the type of the precursor polymer from which the polyphenylene is made and on the substrate on which it is formed. A 120×240 matrix display prototype with 270° twist and rubbed polyphenylene orientation layers showed a uniform and stable surface alignment over the whole display area.
ACCESSION #
9824544

 

Related Articles

  • Here's a date for your flexible electronic diary. Fox, Barry // New Scientist;3/12/2005, Vol. 185 Issue 2490, p23 

    This article reports that working with the U.S.-based electronic paper pioneer E Ink Corp., Philips & Co. has developed a paper-white, 13 centimeter-wide screen which is only 0.1 millimeters thick and can be pulled from a tight roll just 15 millimeters in diameter. It can display a monochrome...

  • LCD growth lights up the world.  // R&D Magazine;Dec96, Vol. 38 Issue 13, p9 

    Reports on the increase in worldwide production of liquid crystal displays (LCD).

  • Michigan committee endorses LCD panel.  // T H E Journal;Jun96, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p18 

    Reports that Chisholm's DataBook LCD panel has received an exclusive recommendation from the Michigan Regional Educational Media Centers. Award received by DataBook; Product features; Competition with leading active-matrix color LCD panels.

  • UV modification of surface pretilt of alignment layers for multidomain liquid crystal displays. Lien, A.; John, R.A. // Applied Physics Letters;11/20/1995, Vol. 67 Issue 21, p3108 

    Presents two types of ultraviolet (UV) light induced modification of the surface pretilt of alignment layers. Alteration of the liquid crystal surface pretilt angle of a polyamide film with the UV modification; Presentation of two device structures for fabricating two-domain liquid crystal...

  • Should You Choose a DLP or LCD Projector? Broida, Rick // District Administration;Sep2003, Vol. 39 Issue 9, p52 

    Compares the advantages and disadvantages of using digital light processing (DLP) projectors and liquid crystal display (LCD) projectors. Brightness; Color quality; Mobility; Contrast; Longevity; Price.

  • PROJECTION VIA LCD AND DLP: A COMPARISON. Powell, Evan // Media & Methods;May/Jun2001, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p10 

    Focuses on liquid crystal display and digital light processing projectors. Specifications; Capabilities; Pros and cons. INSET: PROJECTOR COMPANIES.

  • ASK DR. CY BORG. Weyer, Matt // Odyssey;Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p47 

    The article provides an answer to a question on what kind of glass is used in liquid crystal display television screens.

  • 3M projection panels. Littman, Dan; Moran, Tom // Macworld;Dec1992, Vol. 9 Issue 12, p185 

    Evaluates LCD projection panels for PCs and Macs, the 3M Brand Model 5300 and Model 5900 from 3M Visual Systems Division. Features and advantages; Cost considerations; Purchase price and telephone number.

  • Approximate description of the three dimensional director and electric field in a liquid crystal... Panasyuk, G.; Allender, D. W. // Journal of Applied Physics;1/15/2000, Vol. 87 Issue 2, p649 

    Presents information on a study which developed a analytical approach for describing properties of a liquid crystal display associated with a homeotropic to multidomainlike transition for a liquid crystal with a positive dielectric anisotropy. General ideas of the description; Methods used;...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics