Blue phases, kinds of liquid crystal phases, have two major advantages over commonly used nematic phases. First, the response is much faster. Second, the zero-electric field state is optically Isotropic unlike nematic phases, that is, no surface treatment (no rubbing) is necessary, leading to a simplification of the fabrication process. We demonstrate the sufficiently large electric field-induced birefringence and the micro-second response of the polymer-stabilized blue phases without any surface treatment.
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 2005|
|Event||IDW/AD'05 - 12th International Display Workshops in Conjunction with Asia Display 2005 - Takamatsu, Japan|
Duration: Dec 6 2005 → Dec 9 2005
|Other||IDW/AD'05 - 12th International Display Workshops in Conjunction with Asia Display 2005|
|Period||12/6/05 → 12/9/05|
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