The Optics of Thermotropic Liquid Crystals

The Optics of Thermotropic Liquid Crystals

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Liquid crystals form the basis of many low-power consumer display applications (calculators, watches, lap-top computers, photocopiers). This text explains how these displays work from an optical viewpoint, providing an examination of aspects of the optics of liquid crystals. This book incorporates research level developments and perspectives in optics from a materials science and physics viewpoint, as well as exploiting defect structures and non-linear optics.show more

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  • Hardback | 300 pages
  • 176.3 x 253 x 23.1mm | 879.98g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0748406298
  • 9780748406296

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Liquid crystals form the basis of many low-power consumer display applications (calculators, watches, lap-top computers, photocopiers). This text explains how these displays work from an optical viewpoint, providing an examination of aspects of the optics of liquid crystals. This book incorporates research level developments and perspectives in optics from a materials science and physics viewpoint, as well as exploiting defect structures and non-linear optics.show more