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Accommodation of COTS LCDs in military displays
Author(s): James B. Armstrong; James M. Henz; Sonia R. Dodd
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Paper Abstract

Commercial off the shelf (COTS) liquid crystal displays are attractive as an alternative to LCDs that are custom designed and manufactured for the military environment. Commercial displays require significant modification to accommodate their use. This paper describes specific modifications that create a thermal cocoon around a nominal 3.6 X 4.6-inch commercial industrial/automotive display. The thermal design techniques allow the display to function in the particularly challenging F-16 thermal environment without exceeding the display's operating specification. The work is extended to examine what additional design extensions are required for still larger displays.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 September 1998
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 3363, Cockpit Displays V: Displays for Defense Applications, (14 September 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.321808
Show Author Affiliations
James B. Armstrong, Honeywell Technology Ctr. (United States)
James M. Henz, Honeywell Defense Avionic Systems (United States)
Sonia R. Dodd, Honeywell Technology Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3363:
Cockpit Displays V: Displays for Defense Applications
Darrel G. Hopper, Editor(s)

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