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By Robert H. Chen

An exceptional investigate the elemental physics, chemistry, and expertise at the back of the LCD

Most particularly used for machine monitors, televisions, and cellphones, LCDs (liquid crystal screens) are a pervasive and more and more integral a part of our lives. delivering either an old and a business-minded context, this huge source describes the original clinical and engineering options used to create those attractive, smart, and eminently helpful devices.

In this ebook, the heritage of the technological know-how and expertise in the back of the liquid crystal display is defined in a prelude to the improvement of the equipment, providing a rational improvement subject and pinpointing suggestions. The booklet starts with Maxwell's conception of electromagnetism, and the eventually profound consciousness that gentle is an electromagnetic wave and an electromagnetic wave is light.

The energy of mathematical physics therefore was once dropped at endure upon the learn of sunshine, and especially the polarization of sunshine via fabric our bodies, together with liquid crystals. After a quick old description of polarization, a actual interpretation presents substance to the mathematical ideas. next chapters cover:

  • Thermodynamics for liquid crystals

  • The Maier-Saupe suggest box, phenomenological, static continuum, and dynamic continuum theories

  • The transistor and built-in circuit

  • Glass, panels, and modules

  • The calculus of variations

  • The energetic matrix

  • Semiconductor fabrication

  • The international liquid crystal display business

Additionally, the ebook illustrates how arithmetic, physics, and chemistry are positioned to useful use within the LCDs we use on a daily basis. via describing the technology from an historic point of view and in sensible phrases within the context of a tool very everyday to readers, the ebook offers an attractive and exact view of the know-how for everybody from technology scholars to engineers, product designers, and certainly somebody all in favour of LCDs.

Series Editor: Anthony C. Lowe, The Lambent Consultancy, Braishfield, UK

The Society for info demonstrate (SID) is a global society, which has the purpose of encouraging the advance of all features of the sector of knowledge show. Complementary to the goals of the society, the Wiley-SID sequence is meant to give an explanation for the most recent advancements in details reveal know-how at a certified point. The huge scope of the sequence addresses all aspects of knowledge monitors from technical points via structures and prototypes to criteria and ergonomics.

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