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Liquid Crystal Displays
By Jack Devine, University of Otago, Otago, New Zealand
In this video I briefly discuss the exciting technology behind Liquid Crystal Displays. I begin by talking about their consumer applications. Then, I discuss the polarization of light with a simple demonstration. Finally, I discuss how the twisted nematic effect is used in display technologies to create an array of pixels at varying degrees of illumination.
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