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  • Vol. 5, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 2009
  • pp: 229–231

Annealing Effect on the Characteristics of Liquid Crystal Devices Containing Polymer Walls

Shug June Hwang, Meng Shiou Shie, Ren Long Chen, and Chen Yu Yang

Journal of Display Technology, Vol. 5, Issue 6, pp. 229-231 (2009)


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Abstract

In this paper, a novel method was proposed to fabricate a pure liquid crystal (LC) structure using the thermal annealing process, which successfully expel the residual monomers from the LC volume and considerably enhance optical properties of the polymer-wall LC devices. Using a series of experiments, the impact of annealing process on the purity of LC-rich domain and the electro-optic properties of a LC cell was evaluated. Based on the experimental results, the annealing technique is extremely potential for constructing the polymer wall LC cell in view of flexible display applications

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Shug June Hwang, Meng Shiou Shie, Ren Long Chen, and Chen Yu Yang, "Annealing Effect on the Characteristics of Liquid Crystal Devices Containing Polymer Walls," J. Display Technol. 5, 229-231 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jdt/abstract.cfm?URI=jdt-5-6-229


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