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  • Vol. 79, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 2012
  • pp: 576–587

Increasing the viewing angles in displays based on liquid crystals. Review This review uses some materials of an invited report delivered at the International Conference in Calcutta on “Trends in Optics and Photonics,” 12/7–9/2011.

S. M. Pestov and M. G. Tomilin  »View Author Affiliations

Journal of Optical Technology, Vol. 79, Issue 9, pp. 576-587 (2012)

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This paper discusses modern principles of constructing displays based on liquid crystals, which provide high-contrast images at large viewing angles. The characteristics of displays based on the twist and supertwist effects and the transverse electric-field effect are considered, along with optical compensator films and multidomain vertically oriented structures. Displays with controllable field-of-view angles are described.

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Original Manuscript: March 13, 2012
Published: September 28, 2012

S. M. Pestov and M. G. Tomilin, "Increasing the viewing angles in displays based on liquid crystals. Review This review uses some materials of an invited report delivered at the International Conference in Calcutta on “Trends in Optics and Photonics,” 12/7–9/2011.," J. Opt. Technol. 79, 576-587 (2012)

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