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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 9 — Apr. 25, 2011
  • pp: 8085–8091

High performance transflective liquid crystal display associated with fringe-field switching device

Young Jin Lim, Suck Jae Shin, Nam Ho Cho, Surjya Sarathi Bhattacharyya, Kyoung Ho Park, Joun Ho Lee, Byeong Koo Kim, and Seung Hee Lee  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 9, pp. 8085-8091 (2011)

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The outdoor readability of the most popular portable liquid crystal display (LCDs) viz. fringe field switching has been addressed both in single and dual cell gap transflective devices. The devices use dual orientation, such as, homogeneous alignment in transmissive (T) part and 64° twisted alignment in reflective (R) part. The dark states of the proposed devices are achieved by controlling phase retardation in T part and polarization rotation in R part and the white state is realized by rotating optic axis of liquid crystal and removing phase retardation in T and R parts, respectively. The devices show high light efficiency without requiring any optical compensation films, exhibiting strong potential for portable display applications.

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OCIS Codes
(160.3710) Materials : Liquid crystals
(230.3720) Optical devices : Liquid-crystal devices

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

Original Manuscript: March 29, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: March 30, 2011
Published: April 12, 2011

Young Jin Lim, Suck Jae Shin, Nam Ho Cho, Surjya Sarathi Bhattacharyya, Kyoung Ho Park, Joun Ho Lee, Byeong Koo Kim, and Seung Hee Lee, "High performance transflective liquid crystal display associated with fringe-field switching device," Opt. Express 19, 8085-8091 (2011)

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