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Color AC plasma displays for high-definition systems
Author(s): Peter S. Friedman; Donald K. Wedding; Ray A. Stoller
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Paper Abstract

Large size, full color ac plasma displays with high level gray scale have been demonstrated with live TV video images and computer generated graphics. These memory panels employ a double-substrate high resolution barrier structure and are capable of very high speed operation with high luminosity and high contrast at wide viewing angles. At high sustain frequencies, the memory function is superior to that of monochrome AC-PDPs. The display monitors offer full multimedia capability and can be formulated for stereoscopic viewing. A comparison of the leading direct-view high definition display system (HDS) technologies will be made including both single and double substrate AC-PDPs, DC-PDPs, CRTs and TFT-LCDs. The technologies will be compared on the basis of optical, electrical, physical, and cost characteristics. A summary of the status and challenges facing each technology will be presented. Special emphasis will be given to the various approaches being pursued in the development of color AC-PDPs. A status report on the DARPA/Photonics Imaging color AC- PDP HDS program will be presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1992
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1664, High-Resolution Displays and Projection Systems, (1 July 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.60367
Show Author Affiliations
Peter S. Friedman, Photonics Imaging (United States)
Donald K. Wedding, Univ. of Toledo (United States)
Ray A. Stoller, Photonics Systems, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1664:
High-Resolution Displays and Projection Systems
Elliott Schlam; Marko M.G. Slusarczuk, Editor(s)

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