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Wayne M Gibbons, Shao Tang Sun, Brian J Swetlin: Process of aligning and realigning liquid crystal media. Hercules Incorporated, Mark D Kuller, December 4, 1990: US04974941 (142 worldwide citation)

A process of aligning or realigning a liquid crystal medium adjacent to a coated or uncoated substrate comprising exposing anisotropically absorbing molecules to linearly polarized light of a wavelength or wavelengths within the absorption band of the anisotropically absorbing molecules, wherein (a) ...


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Wayne M Gibbons, Shao Tang Sun, Brian J Swetlin: Process of aligning and realigning liquid crystal media. Hercules Incorporated, Mark D Kuller, July 16, 1991: US05032009 (98 worldwide citation)

A process of aligning or realigning a liquid crystal medium adjacent to a substrate which process comprises (1) exposing anisotropically absorbing molecules disposed on the substrate, disposed in the liquid crystal medium or which themselves are the liquid crystal medium to linearly polarized light ...


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Wayne M Gibbons, Scott T Schnelle, Paul J Shannon, Shao Tang Sun: Liquid crystal optical storage medium with gray scale. Alliant Techsystems, Mark Goldberg, December 8, 1998: US05846452 (46 worldwide citation)

An optical storage medium with gray scale capability comprising: a plurality of facing substrates in series; alignment layers disposed on one or both sides of the substrates to give alignment layer pair(s) wherein at least one of the alignment layers of each of the alignment layer pair(s) is an opti ...


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Wayne M Gibbons, Paul J Shannon, Shao Tang Sun: Process and materials for inducing pre-tilt in liquid crystals and liquid crystal displays. Alliant Techsystems, Huntley & Associates, March 24, 1998: US05731405 (31 worldwide citation)

A process for inducing pre-tilt in alignment of a liquid crystal medium comprising exposing at least one optical alignment layer, comprising anisotropically absorbing molecules and hydrophobic moieties, to polarized light; the polarized light having a wavelength within the absorption band of said an ...


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Wayne M Gibbons, Paul J Shannon, Shao Tang Sun: Fluorinated amine products. Elsicon, Donald W Huntley, July 27, 1999: US05929201 (21 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to amine compositions and the preparation of polyimides. The polyimides can be used for inducing alignment of a liquid crystal medium with polarized light and liquid crystal display elements.


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Wayne M Gibbons, Paul J Shannon, Shao Tang Sun: Materials for aligning liquid crystals. Elsicon, Donald W Huntley, October 12, 1999: US05965691 (21 worldwide citation)

A process for aligning liquid crystals adjacent to a surface of an optical alignment layer comprising: exposing at least one optical alignment layer, comprising anisotropically absorbing molecules, to polarized light; the polarized light having a wavelength within the absorption band of said anisotr ...


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Wayne M Gibbons, Paul J Shannon, Shao Tang Sun: Process and materials for inducing pre-tilt in liquid crystals and liquid crystal displays. Alliant Techsystems, Huntley & Associates, January 5, 1999: US05856431 (20 worldwide citation)

A process for inducing pre-tilt in alignment of a liquid crystal medium comprising exposing at least one optical alignment layer, comprising anisotropically absorbing molecules and hydrophobic moieties, to polarized light; the polarized light having a wavelength within the absorption band of said an ...


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Wayne M Gibbons, Robert Paul Grasso, Michael Kevin O Brien, Paul Joseph Shannon, Shao Tang Sun: Nonlinear optical media of organosilicon crosslinked polymer. Hercules Incorporated, Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus P A, February 3, 1998: US05714304 (19 worldwide citation)

Organosilicon polymers, including crosslinked polymers and crosslinkable prepolymers, of cyclic polysiloxanes, organic dyes, and, optionally, polyenes. The dyes include those with delocalized Pi electron systems linking electron donor groups and electron acceptor groups, and with at least two carbon ...


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Wayne M Gibbons, Paul J Shannon, Shao Tang Sun: Process and materials for aligning liquid crystals and liquid crystal optical elements. Alliant Techsystems, Huntley & Associates, September 15, 1998: US05807498 (19 worldwide citation)

A process for aligning liquid crystals adjacent to a surface of an optical alignment layer comprising: exposing at least one optical alignment layer, comprising anisotropically absorbing molecules, to polarized light; the polarized light having a wavelength within the absorption band of said anisotr ...


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Wayne M Gibbons, Paul J Shannon, Shao Tang Sun: Process and materials for inducing pre-tilt in liquid crystals and liquid crystal displays. Alliant Techsystems, Huntley & Associates, October 6, 1998: US05817743 (18 worldwide citation)

A process for inducing pre-tilt in alignment of a liquid crystal medium comprising exposing at least one optical alignment layer, comprising anisotropically absorbing molecules and hydrophobic moieties, to polarized light; the polarized light having a wavelength within the absorption band of said an ...