Effects of monomer/liquid crystal compositions on electro-optical properties of polymerstabilized blue phase liquid crystal

Thet Naing Oo, Tatsuro Mizunuma, Yasutomo Nagano, Hengyi Ma, Yukiko Ogawa, Yasuhiro Haseba, Hiroki Higuchi, Yasushi Okumura, Hirotsugu Kikuchi

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Abstract

A polymer-stabilized blue phase liquid crystal is one of the candidates for the next-generation display material. In this study, effects of monomer/liquid crystal compositions on electro-optical characteristics of polymer-stabilized blue phase liquid crystals were investigated. By optimizing monomer/liquid crystal compositions, lower operating voltage, reduction in hysteresis and residual birefringence were achieved. However, some technical issues remain to be overcome.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1502-1510
Number of pages9
JournalOptical Materials Express
Volume1
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2011

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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