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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 9 — May. 5, 2014
  • pp: 10634–10641

Effects of three-dimensional polymer networks in vertical alignment liquid crystal display controlled by in-plane field

Young Jin Lim, Young Eun Choi, Jun Hee Lee, Gi-Dong Lee, Lachezar Komitov, and Seung Hee Lee  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 9, pp. 10634-10641 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.010634


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Abstract

Polymer network in vertical alignment liquid crystal cell driven by in-plane field (VA-IPS) is formed in three dimensions to achieve fast response time and to keep the liquid crystal alignment even when an external pressure is applied to the cell. The network formed by UV irradiation to vertically aligned liquid crystal cell with reactive mesogen does not disturb a dark state while exhibiting very fast decaying response time less than 2ms in all grey scales and almost zero pooling mura. The proposed device has a strong potential to be applicable to field sequential display owing to super-fast response time and flexible display owing to polymer network in bulk which supports a gap between two substrates.

© 2014 Optical Society of America

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

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: March 3, 2014
Revised Manuscript: April 22, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: April 22, 2014
Published: April 24, 2014

Citation
Young Jin Lim, Young Eun Choi, Jun Hee Lee, Gi-Dong Lee, Lachezar Komitov, and Seung Hee Lee, "Effects of three-dimensional polymer networks in vertical alignment liquid crystal display controlled by in-plane field," Opt. Express 22, 10634-10641 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-22-9-10634


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