Electrooptic characteristics of the fringe-field switching device with electrode on top substrate

Hyang Yul Kim, Seung Ho Hong, Tae Kyu Park, Dae Shik Seo, John Moon Rhee, Seung Hee Lee

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The homogeneously aligned nematic liquid-crystal (LC) display driven by the fringe-field is known to exhibit high light efficiency as well as a wide viewing angle unlike the conventional in-plane switching (IPS) mode, with pixel and common electrodes existing only on the bottom substrate. We found that when a common electrode exists on the top and bottom substrates, the device with some advantages in fabrication and quality still reveals high transmission and a wide viewing angle with LC having a negative dielectric anisotropy. In this paper, the switching mechanism and electro-optic characteristics of the device with the electrode on the top substrate are investigated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)176-181
Number of pages6
JournalJapanese Journal of Applied Physics, Part 1: Regular Papers and Short Notes and Review Papers
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Jan 1


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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