LC alignment on zinc oxide nanostructure surfaces

Mu Zhe Chen*, Wei Sheng Chen, Sheng-Hsiung Yang, Yueh Feng Chung, Shie-Chang Jeng

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Abstract

Zinc oxide (ZnO) is an inorganic material and it can provide more reliable alignment than conventional polyimide alignment layers especially used in liquid crystal (LC) projection displays operating at high temperature and light intensity. Nanostructure surfaces of ZnO nanowire (NW) arrays were investigated in this work. The ZnO NW arrays on the indium tin oxide (ITO) glass substrate were fabricated and the vertically-Aligned property of liquid crystal molecules on the nanostructure surface was observed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication20th International Display Workshops 2013, IDW 2013
PublisherInternational Display Workshops
Pages98-99
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781510827783
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2013
Event20th International Display Workshops 2013, IDW 2013 - Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 3 Dec 20136 Dec 2013

Publication series

NameProceedings of the International Display Workshops
Volume1
ISSN (Print)1883-2490

Conference

Conference20th International Display Workshops 2013, IDW 2013
CountryJapan
CitySapporo
Period3/12/136/12/13

Keywords

  • Hydrothermal method
  • Liquid crystal alignment
  • Zinc oxide

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