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  • Editor: Shin-Tson Wu
  • Vol. 1, Iss. 1 — Sep. 1, 2005
  • pp: 51–

Refractive Indices of Liquid Crystals for Display Applications

Jun Li, Chien-Hui Wen, Sebastian Gauza, Ruibo Lu, and Shin-Tson Wu

Journal of Display Technology, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 51- (2005)


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Abstract

This paper reviews the extended Cauchy model and the four-parameter model for describing the wavelength and temperature effects of liquid crystal (LC) refractive indices. The refractive indices of nine commercial LCs, MLC-9200-000, MLC-9200-100, MLC-6608, MLC-6241-000, 5PCH, 5CB, TL-216, E7, and E44 are measured by the Multi-wavelength Abbe Refractometer. These experimental data are used to validate the theoretical models. Excellent agreement between experiment and theory is obtained.

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Jun Li, Chien-Hui Wen, Sebastian Gauza, Ruibo Lu, and Shin-Tson Wu, "Refractive Indices of Liquid Crystals for Display Applications," J. Display Technol. 1, 51- (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jdt/abstract.cfm?URI=jdt-1-1-51


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