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Optical And Environmental Properties Of NCAP Glazing Products
Author(s): Peter van Konynenburg; Richard Wipfler; Jerry L. Smith
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Paper Abstract

The first large area, commercially available, electrically-controllable glazing products sold under the tradename VARILITETM are based on a new liquid crystal film technology called NCAP. The glazing products can be switched in milliseconds between a highly translucent state (for privacy and glare control) to a transparent state (for high visibility) with the application of an AC voltage. The optical and environmental properties are demonstrated to meet the general requirements for architectural glazing use. The first qualified indoor product is described in detail.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 July 1989
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1080, Liquid Crystal Chemistry, Physics, and Applications, (25 July 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.976402
Show Author Affiliations
Peter van Konynenburg, Taliq Corporation (United States)
Richard Wipfler, Taliq Corporation (United States)
Jerry L. Smith, Taliq Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1080:
Liquid Crystal Chemistry, Physics, and Applications
J. William Doane; Zvi Yaniv, Editor(s)

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