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  • Vol. 10, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 2014
  • pp: 797–801

A Low Operating Electric Field Blue-Phase Liquid Crystal Display With Wedge Protrusion

Yubao Sun, Yanli Zhao, Yanfeng Li, Peng Li, and Hongmei Ma

Journal of Display Technology, Vol. 10, Issue 9, pp. 797-801 (2014)


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Abstract

A blue-phase liquid crystal display with wedge protrusion is proposed. The wedge protrusion is made of organic transparent material with a normal or high permittivity to support the inclined thin electrodes. By using this structure, the operating electric field can be less than 3.0 V/ $\mu$ m when the cell gap is larger than 10 $\mu$ m, and the normalized transmittance is about 80%. The low operating electric field helps to reduce hysteresis effect more, and the high transmittance means high light efficiency.

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Yubao Sun, Yanli Zhao, Yanfeng Li, Peng Li, and Hongmei Ma, "A Low Operating Electric Field Blue-Phase Liquid Crystal Display With Wedge Protrusion," J. Display Technol. 10, 797-801 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jdt/abstract.cfm?URI=jdt-10-9-797


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