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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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Noel A Clark, Sven T Lagerwall: Surface stabilized ferroelectric liquid crystal devices. Cushman Darby & Cushman, January 7, 1986: US04563059 (147 worldwide citation)

A liquid crystal device including a ferroelectric liquid crystal disposed between plates treated to enforce a particular ferroelectric molecular orientation to the plates. The devices employ along or in combination non-planar boundary conditions, polar boundary conditions, boundaries with multiple p ...


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Roger G Stewart, William R Roach: Field-sequential display system utilizing a backlit LCD pixel array and method for forming an image. David Sarnoff Research Center, W J Burke, August 9, 1994: US05337068 (122 worldwide citation)

A back-lighted color LCD display is formed by placing a single matrix of liquid crystal devices (LCDs) over a bank of red, green and blue fluorescent lamps. The LCD matrix is operated to sequentially form separate red, green and blue images synchronous with the illumination of the respective red, gr ...


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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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Arthur L Berman, Thomas M Lewis: Multiple image forming apparatus. Kaiser Aerospace & Electronics Corporation, Townsend and Townsend, January 22, 1991: US04987410 (95 worldwide citation)

A head-up display (HUD)/head-down display (HDD) system capable of projecting multi-color images employs cholesteric liquid crystal elements, two-state liquid crystal devices, an image source, a beam splitter, and a combiner to, in sequence, generate HUD and HDD images. An LCD and cholesteric liquid ...


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Mitsutoshi Miyasaka: Method for forming crystalline semiconductor layers, a method for fabricating thin film transistors, and method for fabricating solar cells and active matrix liquid crystal devices. Seiko Epson Corporation, Oliff & Berridge, May 23, 2000: US06066516 (82 worldwide citation)

A crystalline semiconductor layer can be formed by forming a semiconductor film on an inexpensive conventional substrate. Next, perform a first annealing process in which nearly the entire surface of the semiconductor film is exposed to laser irradiation or other forms of irradiation, and then perfo ...


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Rolf S Vatne: Switchable color filter and field sequential full color display system incorporating same. Tektronix, John D Winkelman, Paul S Angello, July 19, 1988: US04758818 (80 worldwide citation)

A switchable color filter comprising a pair of twisted nematic liquid crystal devices (126 and 128) and a light polarizing system (108) which includes three color selective polarizing filters (102, 104, and 106) is incorporated as an optical subassembly in a field sequential color display system (10 ...


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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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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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Gilbert P Hyatt: Projection display system. Gilbert P Hyatt, April 19, 1988: US04739396 (71 worldwide citation)

Projection display systems implemented with illumination amplifiers, such as liquid crystal devices, are provided. High intensity illumination is used to provide a high intensity large screen display. Heat transfer devices are used for removal of heat, which is caused by the high intensity illuminat ...