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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 26 — Dec. 21, 2009
  • pp: 23417–23422

Fast vertical alignment mode with continuous multi-domains for a liquid crystal display

You-Jin Lee, Young-Ki Kim, So In Jo, Kwang-Soo Bae, Byong-Deok Choi, Jae-Hoon Kim, and Chang-Jae Yu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 26, pp. 23417-23422 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.023417


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Abstract

We proposed a fast liquid crystal display (LCD) in a vertical alignment (VA) mode with continuous multi-domains for wide-viewing characteristics. The fast VA LCD was fabricated by the mixed vertical alignment layer with UV curable reactive mesogen (RM) polymer memorizing the switching directions of the LC molecules. The wide-viewing and fast response characteristics were obtained by axially symmetric switching directions and the memorization of them without any specific electrode patterns or surface structures.

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OCIS Codes
(120.2040) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Displays
(230.3720) Optical devices : Liquid-crystal devices

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: September 28, 2009
Revised Manuscript: November 9, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: November 17, 2009
Published: December 7, 2009

Citation
You-Jin Lee, Young-Ki Kim, So In Jo, Kwang-Soo Bae, Byong-Deok Choi, Jae-Hoon Kim, and Chang-Jae Yu, "Fast vertical alignment mode with
continuous multi-domains for a liquid
crystal display," Opt. Express 17, 23417-23422 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-26-23417


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