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  • Vol. 5, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 2009
  • pp: 184–187

Multicolor Polymer Disperse Microencapsulated Liquid Crystal Displays

Kuo Feng Chen, Fang-Hsing Wang, Lih Hsiung Chan, Shih Chieh Hsu, Yu Han Chien, Shih Hsien Liu, and Kung Lung Cheng

Journal of Display Technology, Vol. 5, Issue 6, pp. 184-187 (2009)

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This work develops a new technology to fabricate polymer-dispersed microencapsulated liquid crystal (PDMLC) devices using screen-printing, which is a low temperature procedure (about 90 $^{\circ}$C) for application on a soft plastic substrate. This research demonstrates numerically and in Mandarin, a 4.5-in multicolor PDMLC (MPDMLC) device with high color contrast, low electric consumption and flexible bending mechanical property. The current work coats three different color pastes (red, blue and black) on a single substrate. Their turn-on voltages are all as low as 5 V and saturation voltages are 20, 30, and 30 V for red, blue, and black colors, respectively.

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Kuo Feng Chen, Fang-Hsing Wang, Lih Hsiung Chan, Shih Chieh Hsu, Yu Han Chien, Shih Hsien Liu, and Kung Lung Cheng, "Multicolor Polymer Disperse Microencapsulated Liquid Crystal Displays," J. Display Technol. 5, 184-187 (2009)

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