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Characterization of a monochromatic 128x64 resolution PLED for military instrumentation applications
Author(s): B. Bahadur; T. J. Barnidge; J. Bradshaw; J. D. Sampica; A. N. Stuppi; J. Tchon
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Paper Abstract

A characterization was performed on a monochrome, low-information content polymeric light emitting diode (PLED) display to determine the effects of ruggedization for military display applications. A summary of the environmental, mechanical, and optical characterization results show that a unique direct bonding method and night vision imaging system (NVIS) filter material can be used to ruggedize commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) PLED displays to operate in demanding military environments. Significant enhancements to a COTS PLED device are discussed in terms of impact resistance, enhanced sunlight readability, and compatibility with night vision operations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 April 2007
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6558, Display Technologies and Applications for Defense, Security, and Avionics, 65580H (26 April 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.722225
Show Author Affiliations
B. Bahadur, Rockwell Collins, Inc. (United States)
T. J. Barnidge, Rockwell Collins, Inc. (United States)
J. Bradshaw, Rockwell Collins, Inc. (United States)
J. D. Sampica, Rockwell Collins, Inc. (United States)
A. N. Stuppi, Rockwell Collins, Inc. (United States)
J. Tchon, Rockwell Collins, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6558:
Display Technologies and Applications for Defense, Security, and Avionics
John T. Thomas; Andrew Malloy, Editor(s)

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