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Polymer-stabilized white reflective cholesteric displays
Author(s): Liang-Chy Chien; J. Cho; Nathalie Leroux
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Paper Abstract

We report results of optical and electro-optical properties of a white reflective display from polymer-stabilized cholesteric texture (PSCT) technology. The new PSCT system is consisted of a cholesteric liquid crystal, photoinitiator and chiral monomer. After polymerizing at homeotropic texture of the cholesteric materials, the PSCT display reflects white light at the planar texture, indicating a broad distribution of helical axes of the cholesteric material. When the cholesteric materials is switched to the focal conic texture, the display reflects a black color with a black paint coated at the back panel.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 June 1998
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3421, Display Technologies II, (17 June 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.311054
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Liang-Chy Chien, Kent State Univ. (United States)
J. Cho, Kent State Univ. (United States)
Nathalie Leroux, Kent State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3421:
Display Technologies II
Fang-Chen Luo; Shin-Tson Wu; Shunsuke Kobayashi, Editor(s)

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