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A liquid crystal device includes a sheet of plastic material having an open pore structure in which a liquid crystal material has been introduced. The liquid crystal material may be dichroic and contain one or more dyes which may be dichroic. The liquid crystal material may be nematic or cholesteric or a mixture of these two or a smectic material. Protective layers of plastic or glass may be arranged to enclose the sheet and the protective layer may carry electrodes. The liquid crystal may be applied to selected portions only of the sheet and the remaining parts of the sheet filled with a non-mesomorphic material.

Title
Liquid crystal devices
Application Number
636786
Publication Number
4048358
Application Date
August 18, 1976
Publication Date
September 13, 1977
Inventor
Ian Alexander Shanks
Malvern
EN
Agent
Pollock Vande Sande & Priddy
Assignee
The Secretary of State for Defence in Her Britannic Majesty s Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
EN
IPC
C09K 3/34
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