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  • Vol. 8, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 2012
  • pp: 627–633

Wide-View Vertical Field Switching Blue-Phase LCD

Hui-Chuan Cheng, Jin Yan, Takahiro Ishinabe, Ching-Huan Lin, Kang-Hung Liu, and Shin-Tson Wu

Journal of Display Technology, Vol. 8, Issue 11, pp. 627-633 (2012)


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Abstract

We report three major approaches for improving the contrast ratio and viewing angle of a vertical field switching (VFS) blue-phase liquid crystal display (BPLCD). The first approach involves compensation films, the second one uses wire-grid polarizer, and the third one employs an E-type analyzer. Our simulation results show that a contrast ratio over 1000:1 can be achieved. For wide-view applications, we could use a diffuser or curved turning film to steer the high contrast images to different viewing angles.

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Hui-Chuan Cheng, Jin Yan, Takahiro Ishinabe, Ching-Huan Lin, Kang-Hung Liu, and Shin-Tson Wu, "Wide-View Vertical Field Switching Blue-Phase LCD," J. Display Technol. 8, 627-633 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jdt/abstract.cfm?URI=jdt-8-11-627


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