Short Communication: Spectrum of Voltage Controllable Color Formation with Nematic Liquid Crystals

  • H. Mada
  • S. Kobayashi


A number of reports on color display devices with nematic liquid crystals have been published1–6. In a previous paper we have reported on the optimum conditions for voltage controllable color formation (VCCF) with a panel operated in the tunable birefringence mode in which a nematic liquid crystal with a positive dielectric anisotropy (Δ∈ > 0) was utilized. We also reported on its spectral width6, where the effect of absorption anisotropy was neglected. This communication describes the whole transmission spectrum by taking absorption anisotropy into account.


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© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Mada
    • 1
  • S. Kobayashi
    • 1
  1. 1.Tokyo University of Agriculture and TechnologyKoganeiJapan

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