Low voltage blue-phase liquid crystal display with triple-penetrating fringe fields

Fan, Hui Yin Chloe and Wang, Qiong-Hua and Cui, Jianpeng and Pei, Tang (2015) Low voltage blue-phase liquid crystal display with triple-penetrating fringe fields. Liquid Crystals, 42 (1). pp. 41-45. ISSN 0267-8292

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02678292.2014.960489

Abstract

A low voltage polymer-stabilised blue-phase liquid crystal display (PSBP-LCD) with triple-penetrating fringe fields (TPFF) is proposed. The PSBP-LCD employs in-plane switching (IPS) electrodes and two etched substrates to generate the TPFF. These fields including strong horizontal electric fields are symmetrically distributed across the entire LC layer, so large phase retardation along the beam path is accumulated. As a result, the proposed structure successfully reduces the operating voltage below 10 V. Moreover, the proposed structure can obtain a wider viewing angle and a higher transmittance than the traditional IPS structure because of the generated multi-domain structures in the etched areas.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:liquid crystal display, blue phase, low voltage, Kerr effect
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions:FACULTY > Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition
ID Code:12421
Deposited By:IR Admin
Deposited On:02 Dec 2015 12:58
Last Modified:02 Dec 2015 12:58

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