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Kenneth N Pearlman, James L Fergason, Ning S Fan: Encapsulated liquid crystal having a smectic phase. Taliq Corporation, Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe, June 1, 1993: US05216530 (75 worldwide citation)

Briefly, according to one aspect of the invention, liquid crystal material having a smectic phase is encapsulated; and according to further aspects there are provided methods for encapsulating liquid crystal material having a smectic phase and for making a liquid crystal device using such encapsulat ...


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James L Fergason, Charles W McLaughlin: Multifunction switch incorporating NCAP liquid crystal. Taliq Corporation, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, December 6, 1988: US04789858 (62 worldwide citation)

A switch apparatus comprising a nematic curvilinearly aligned phases liquid crystal material located between a pair of electrode means wherein a flexible substrate having a conductive segment formed therein may be positioned in a spaced substantially parallel relation to one of the electrode means. ...


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Charles W McLaughlin, Paul Drzaic, Steven Marsland: Shatter-proof liquid crystal panel with infrared filtering properties. Taliq Corporation, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, June 7, 1988: US04749261 (55 worldwide citation)

Liquid crystal material is operable to modulate light transmitted through a panel such as a sunroof, window or partition. The panel may have safety glazing properties. The panel may also include means for reflecting infrared energy. The liquid crystal material includes operationally nematic liquid c ...


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James L Fergason, Robert Parker: Display with light traps between reflector and scattering means. Taliq Corporation, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, September 20, 1988: US04772102 (54 worldwide citation)

A display comprising optical means for presenting an absence of light over a controlled viewing angle and means for selectively scattering or transmitting light in response to a prescribed input to effect a display of information within said viewing angle.


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Richard C Wiley, Paul S Drzaic: Polymer dispersed liquid crystal display with birefringence of the liquid crystal at least 0.23. Taliq Corporation, Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe, April 27, 1993: US05206747 (40 worldwide citation)

A liquid crystal apparatus (30) comprising a containment medium (56), a birefringent liquid crystal material (38) and a pleochroic dye (54) contained in the liquid crystal material The difference between the ordinary and extraordinary indices of refraction of the liquid crystal material is between a ...


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Kenneth N Pearlman: Latex entrapped ncap liquid crystal composition, method and apparatus. Taliq Corporation, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, February 12, 1991: US04992201 (40 worldwide citation)

Methods for making a latex entrapped nematic curvilinearly aligned phases liquid crystal composition and apparatus utilizing such composition wherein the liquid crystal material is dispersed in a latex medium. Such a composition may be made by emulsifying liquid crystal material in the presence of a ...


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James L Fergason, Robert Parker: Scattering display for contrast enhancement including target. Taliq Corporation, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, March 22, 1988: US04732456 (37 worldwide citation)

A display comprising optical means for presenting an absence of light over a controlled viewing angle and means for selectively scattering or transmitting light in response to a prescribed input to effect a display of information within said viewing angle.


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Richard Wiley: Double layer display. Taliq Corporation, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, September 15, 1987: US04693560 (36 worldwide citation)

A display apparatus comprising a first liquid crystal means and a second liquid crystal means spaced from the first liquid crystal means. Means are disposed between the first and second liquid crystal means for transmitting and reflecting incident light. The first and second liquid crystal means com ...


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David H Thakar, Michael N Thakar: Flashing advisory sign. Taliq Corporation, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, January 16, 1990: US04893903 (35 worldwide citation)

A apparatus for providing a motorist advisory function similar to that of a flashing illuminated advisory sign, the apparatus having an electrically operable optical shutter positioned by means of a frame between one or more message signs and a viewing region. The optical shutter is made of a liquid ...


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James L Fergason, Ning S Fan: Encapsulated liquid crystal apparatus with a polymer additive. Taliq Corporation, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, August 21, 1990: US04950052 (35 worldwide citation)

A liquid crystal apparatus including a latex containment medium, a liquid crystal material dispersed in plural volumes in the medium, and a barrier means forming a wall in plural volumes in said medium so as to preserve the integrity of the volumes of the liquid crystal material.