Effects of Cell and Material Properties on Multiplexing Levels of Twisted Nematic Liquid Crystal Displays

  • H. Birecki
  • F. J. Kahn
Part of the The IBM Research Symposia Series book series (IRSS)


Multiplexed twisted nematic liquid crystal devices (TN-LCDs) are the mainstay of low power, medium information content displays. At present, the voltage threshold and the nonlinearity of the electrooptic response intrinsic to the twisted nematic structure are used to achieve multiplexing. The multiplexing level achievable using this technology is limited by the sharpness of the electrooptic response and by the variations of this response with viewing angle.1


Nematic Liquid Crystal Dielectric Anisotropy Liquid Crystal Layer Nematic Director Electrooptic Response 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Birecki
    • 1
  • F. J. Kahn
    • 1
  1. 1.Solid State LaboratoryHP LaboratoriesPalo AltoUSA

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