What is liquid crystal display?

  • (noun): A digital display that uses liquid crystal cells that change reflectivity in an applied electric field; used for portable computer displays and watches etc..
    Synonyms: LCD

Liquid Crystal Display

A liquid crystal display (LCD) is a flat panel display, electronic visual display, or video display that uses the light modulating properties of liquid crystals. Liquid crystals do not emit light directly.

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Martin Schadt - Key Publications
... is based on electron-hole recombination into single crystals of anthracene via charge carrier-injection through solid electrodes c.f. 9) Voltage-Dependent Optical Activity of a Twisted Nematic Liquid Crystal (TN-LCD) M ... Based on the TN-effect and the development of TN-specific liquid crystal materials, the field-effect liquid crystal display (LCD)-industry evolved ...
Transflective Liquid Crystal Display
... A transflective liquid crystal display is a liquid crystal display (LCD) that reflects and transmits light (transflective = transmissive + reflective) ... when exposed to daylight) the display acts mainly as a reflective display with the contrast being constant with illuminance ... Some displays which transmit light and have minor reflectivity are best readable in the dark, and fairly readable in bright sunlight, but under a particular angle only, and ...
Elerium - Examples
... as calcium carbonate oxygen is produced as a by-product during the formation of Crystal tunnels by the Tokra allowing time to set up life support ... in its structure which keep charged particles away from the crystal lattice ... Though low-quality artificial crystals can be grown or replicated, they are limited in the power of the reaction they can regulate without fragmenting, and are ...
Liquid Crystal Display - Advantages and Disadvantages - Disadvantages
... bright due to the fact that individual liquid crystals cannot completely block all light from passing through ... Display motion blur on moving objects caused by slow response times (>8 ms) and eye-tracking on a sample-and-hold display ... of LCD backlighting use PWM to dim the display, which makes the screen flicker more acutely (this does not mean visibly) than a CRT monitor at 85 Hz refresh rate would (this is because the entire screen is ...

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