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Plastic optics in LCD backlighting
Author(s): Neil Gitkind; Benjamin A. Jacobson; Fred J. Scipione; Robert D. Gengelbach; Robert M. Emmons; Robert L. Holman
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Paper Abstract

A precisely modeled acrylic lightpipe is combined with micro-structured films, reflective films, adhesives, and other mechanical components in the construction of a thin, high performance LCD backlight. We focus here on the manufacturing issues associated with the injection molded lightpipe.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1995
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2600, Design, Fabrication, and Applications of Precision Plastic Optics, (1 December 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.227927
Show Author Affiliations
Neil Gitkind, NiOptics Corp. (United States)
Benjamin A. Jacobson, NiOptics Corp. (United States)
Fred J. Scipione, NiOptics Corp. (United States)
Robert D. Gengelbach, NiOptics Corp. (United States)
Robert M. Emmons, NiOptics Corp. (United States)
Robert L. Holman, NiOptics Corp. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2600:
Design, Fabrication, and Applications of Precision Plastic Optics
Alex Ning; Raymond T. Hebert, Editor(s)

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