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James L Fergason: Encapsulated liquid crystal and method. Manchester R & D Partnership, Maky Renner Otto & Boisselle, March 6, 1984: US04435047 (359 worldwide citation)

Briefly, according to one aspect of the invention, liquid crystal material, and especially nematic material, is encapsulated; according to another aspect the encapsulated liquid crystal material is used in liquid crystal devices, such as relatively large size visual display devices; and according to ...


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James R Bell Jr: Encapsulated liquid crystal and filler material. Manchester R & D Partnership, Renner Otto Boisselle & Lyon, February 17, 1987: US04643528 (116 worldwide citation)

A liquid crystal apparatus includes a plurality of volumes of liquid crystal material in a containment medium. At least some of the volumes also have a filler or spacer material therein. Some volumes may be interconnected. The walls defining the volumes and the wall of the spacer tend to distort the ...


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James L Fergason: Encapsulated liquid crystal material, apparatus and method. Manchester R & D Partnership, Renner Otto Boisselle & Lyon, November 17, 1987: US04707080 (108 worldwide citation)

A liquid crystal apparatus includes a plurality of volumes of liquid crystal material in a containment medium. At least some of the volumes are interconnected. The walls defining the volumes tend to distort the natural liquid crystal structure in the absence of an electric field, and the optical and ...


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James L Fergason: Liquid crystal projector and method. Manchester R & D Partnership, Renner Otto Boisselle & Lyon, September 23, 1986: US04613207 (108 worldwide citation)

A liquid crystal image forming projector includes a liquid crystal display selectively operable for affecting light incident thereon, and an optical device for selectively projecting light affected or not affected by the liquid crystal display. The liquid crystal display, for example, selectively tr ...


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James L Fergason: Low birefringence encapsulated liquid crystal and optical shutter using same. Manchester R & D Partnership, Renner Otto Boisselle & Lyon, December 3, 1985: US04556289 (90 worldwide citation)

Briefly, a liquid crystal material composition has a low, preferably zero or near zero, birefringence characteristic. Such material is mixed with a quantity of pleochroic dye to form a solution therewith to increase absorption characteristics and is encapsulated; and such encapsulated material may b ...


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James L Fergason: Encapsulated liquid crystal material, apparatus and method. Manchester R & D Partnership, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, January 21, 1992: US05082351 (81 worldwide citation)

A liquid crystal apparatus includes a plurality of volumes of liquid crystal material in a containment medium such as an epoxy or polymer. The volumes of liquid crystal material can be interconnected. The walls defining the volumes tend to distort the natural liquid crystal structure in the absence ...


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James L Fergason: Encapsulated liquid crystal and method. Manchester R & D Partnership, Renner Otto Boisselle & Lyon, October 14, 1986: US04616903 (75 worldwide citation)

Briefly, according to one aspect of the invention, liquid crystal material, and especially nematic material, is encapsulated; according to another aspect the encapsulated liquid crystal material is used in liquid crystal devices, such as relatively large size visual display devices; and according to ...


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James L Fergason: Colored encapsulated liquid crystal apparatus using enhanced scattering. Manchester R & D Partnership, Renner Otto Boisselle & Lyon, June 24, 1986: US04596445 (68 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to use of liquid crystal material encapsulated in a containment medium to produce a controlled colored output, for example, in response to the application, removal and variation in an electric field. In one embodiment a non-pleochroic dye is in the containment medium it ...


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James L Fergason: Liquid crystal color display and method. Manchester R & D Partnership, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, November 7, 1989: US04878741 (62 worldwide citation)

A liquid crystal color display (20) provides a transmitted light output of one or more colors, black, and/or white, as a function of incident light and controlled energization or not of respective optically serially positioned liquid crystal color layers (2, 3, 4) and/or multicolor composite liquid ...


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James L Fergason: Complementary color liquid crystal display. Manchester R&D Partnership, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, September 6, 1994: US05345322 (59 worldwide citation)

A liquid crystal color device (10) includes at least one pel (14) for affecting light (36) incident thereon to produce output light (38), the pel includes three complementary color subsets (30, 32, 34), each having controllable color filtering capability in the respective complementary colors thereo ...