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Nutshell Explanation of Liquid Color Displays

  1. Oct 24, 2004 #1
    Can anyone give me a fairly brief explanation of how liquid color displays work, and why they display color, instead of just a lightened color for charged areas, and black for uncharged areas.

    Lastly, I've no idea why these devices display color, what the liquid is composed of, what physical properties the liquid has that makes these devices display color and confine the images in the liquid to tiny areas (that for lack of a better word, could be called pixels).

    If anyone knows of a good URL to locate articles about such thngs, that would be appreciated, as alternative, or as well as an explanation, if you don't mind. Thanks.
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  3. Oct 24, 2004 #2


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    Try searching on liquid crystal displays
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