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Michael H Kalmanash: High efficiency chiral nematic liquid crystal rear polarizer for liquid crystal displays having a notch polarization bandwidth of 100 nm to 250 nm. Kaiser Aerospace and Electronics Corporation, Marvin H Kleinberg, Marshall A Lerner, Michael J Ram, January 23, 1996: US05486935 (116 worldwide citation)

The efficiency of LC displays is improved by the use of a polymeric chiral nematic liquid crystal rear polarizer and reflective backlight housing which increases the net transmission of light and, at the same time, reduces the weight of the assemblage and increases battery life by utilizing lower le ...


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Michael H Kalmanash: Method and apparatus for multi-color display. Kaiser Aerospace & Electronics Corporation, Marvin H Kleinberg, Matthew F Jodziewicz, February 12, 1991: US04991941 (96 worldwide citation)

A field sequential color shutter display system including a light source emitting light rays having substantially first and second different primary colors. First and second light polarizing filters are included. The filters are aligned in optical communication with the source. Each filter includes ...


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Michael H Kalmanash: Backlight for liquid crystal devices. Kaiser Aerospace & Electronics Corporation, Marvin H Kleinberg, May 18, 1993: US05211463 (75 worldwide citation)

A backlight system for liquid crystal device display is equipped with a dual lighting system for day viewing and compatible with night vision systems. The day lighting system uses conventional fluorescent or incandescent lamps for full color display during daytime use. The night lighting system uses ...


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Michael H Kalmanash, James L Fergason: Method and apparatus for multi color display. Kaiser Aerospace and Electronics Corporation, Marvin H Kleinberg, September 13, 1988: US04770500 (65 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for producing a color display from a substantially monochromatic source utilizes a liquid crystal cell combination together with a plechroic filter to differentially polarize the light components comprising the light emitted from the source. The liquid crystal cells are conne ...


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Michael H Kalmanash: Stereoscopic display. Kaiser Aerospace & Electronics Corporation, Marvin H Kleinberg, Don C Lawrence, October 31, 1989: US04877307 (56 worldwide citation)

A stereoscopic display capable of displaying monochromatic or colored views of moving, three dimensional scenes comprises means for sequentially projecting alternate ones of successive pairs of substantially monochromatic images corresponding to right-eye and left-eye perspectives of the scene at a ...


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Michael H Kalmanash: Integrated dual mode flat backlight. Kaiser Aerospace and Electronics Coporation, Marvin H Kleinberg & Lerner Kleinberg Esq, November 9, 1999: US05982090 (23 worldwide citation)

An integrated dual day night backlight includes a flat channel light source with an auxiliary night light source suitably filtered to remove infrared components from the illumination. In alternative embodiments, the night light can be a separate bulb or it can be separate light channels within the f ...


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Michael H Kalmanash: Wide dimming range backlight for liquid crystal devices. Kaiser Aerospace and Electronics Corporation, Marvin H Kleinberg, August 15, 1995: US05442522 (21 worldwide citation)

A backlight system for liquid crystal device display is equipped with a dual lighting system for day viewing and night viewing. The day lighting system uses conventional fluorescent or incandescent lamps for full color display during daytime use. The night lighting system uses a lower intensity ligh ...


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Michael H Kalmanash, Sushil Krishnamurthy: Projection screen with reduced speckle. Rockwell Collins, Nathan O Jensen, Kyle Eppele, March 11, 2008: US07342719 (12 worldwide citation)

The projection screen assembly minimizes speckle while preserving high ambient viewability. The screen assembly, having a light-source side and a viewing side, includes a screen layer, a polarizing contrast filter, and a speckle contrast reducing layer. The screen layer disperses light passing throu ...


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Michael H Kalmanash: High speed, high ambient viewability liquid crystal display assembly. Kaiser Aerospace and Electronics Corporation, Marvin H Kleinberg, Marshall A Lerner, Michael J Ram, July 2, 1996: US05532852 (11 worldwide citation)

A liquid crystal display assembly includes an untwisted nematic liquid crystal cell structure. The light transmittance of each pixel element of the assembly is a function of the pixel drive voltage. A phase compensating plate reduces the voltage necessary to permit switching, permitting compatibilit ...


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Michael H Kalmanash: Optical switch and color selection assembly. Kaiser Aerospace and Electronics Corporation, Marvin H Kleinberg, Bruce M Canter, January 21, 1992: US05082354 (8 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for providing optical switching or color selection capability uses cholesteric liquid crystals which reflect and transmit circularly polarized light and a variable wave retarder element together with phase reversing mirrors which recapture and recombine the reflected circular ...