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New Developments in Liquid Crystals

Edited by Georgiy Tkachenko

Kharkiv National University of Radioelectronics, Ukraine

Liquid crystal technology is a subject of many advanced areas of science and engineering. It is commonly associated with liquid crystal displays applied in calculators, watches, mobile phones, digital cameras, monitors etc. But nowadays liquid crystals find more and more use in photonics, telecommunications, medicine and other fields. The goal of this book is to show the increasing importance of liquid crystals in industrial and scientific applications and inspire future research and engineering ideas in students, young researchers and practitioners.

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New Developments in Liquid CrystalsEdited by Georgiy Tkachenko

Published: November 1st 2009

DOI: 10.5772/239

ISBN: 978-953-307-015-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5919-3

Copyright year: 2009

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66540 Total Chapter Downloads

11 Crossref Citations

21 Web of Science Citations

13 Dimensions Citations


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1. Optoelectronic Device using a Liquid Crystal Holographic Memory

By Minoru Watanabe


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2. Nematic Liquid Crystal Confined in Electrochemically Etched Porous Silicon: Optical Characterization and Applications in Photonics

By Georgiy V. Tkachenko, Volodymyr Tkachenko, Giancarlo Abbate, Luca De Stefano, Ilaria Rea and Igor A. Sukhoivanov


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3. Liquid Crystals into Planar Photonic Crystals

By Rolando Ferrini


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4. Manipulating Nematic Liquid Crystals-based Magnetophotonic Crystals

By Hai-Xia Da and Z.Y. Li


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5. A New Method of Generating Atmospheric Turbulence with a Liquid Crystal Spatial Light Modulator

By Christopher C Wilcox and Sergio R Restaino


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6. Three Dimensional Temperature Distribution Analysis of Ultrasound Therapy Equipments Using Thermochromic Liquid Crystal Films

By Gerardo A. Lopez Munoz and Gerardo. A. Valentino Orozco


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7. Simple Optical Methods for Measuring Optical Nonlinearities and Rotational Viscosity in Nematic Liquid Crystals

By Gun Yeup Kim and Chong Hoon Kwak


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8. A Polarizer-free Liquid Crystal Display Using Dye-doped Liquid Crystal Gels

By Yi-Hsin Lin, Jhih-Ming Yang, Hung-Chun Lin and Jing-Nuo Wu


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9. Active-Matrix Liquid Crystal Displays - Operation, Electronics and Analog Circuits Design

By Ilias Pappas, Stylianos Siskos and Charalambos A. Dimitriadis


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10. TFT-LCD Driver IC Design

By Chih-Wen Lu


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11. ACF Curing Process Optimization for Chip-on-Glass (COG) Considering Mechanical and Electrical Properties of Joints

By Bo Tao, Han Ding, Zhouping Yin and Youlun Xiong


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12. Introduction to LED Backlight Driving Techniques for Liquid Crystal Display Panels

By Huang-Jen Chiu, Yu-Kang Lo, Kai-Jun Pai, Shih-Jen Cheng, Shann-Chyi Mou and Shih-Tao Lai


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