Fenglin Peng

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Using our new negative Δ LC material in a fringing field switching (n-FFS) cell, we demonstrated superior performances to conventional positive Δ FFS (p-FFS) LCD in transmittance, viewing angle, cell gap sensitivity, gamma curve, while keeping a comparable operation voltage and response time. Therefore, n-FFS has potential to replace p-FFS for(More)
We report high performance liquid crystal displays (LCDs), including fringe field switching (p-FFS) and in-plane switching (pIPS), with a small average dielectric constant (ε) but positive dielectric anisotropy material. Our low ε based p-FFS and pIPS LCDs offer several attractive properties, such as high transmittance, low operation voltage, fast response(More)
We review recent progress in the development of high birefringence (Δn ≥ 0.12) negative dielectric anisotropy (Δε < 0) liquid crystals (LCs) for direct-view and projection displays. For mobile displays, our UCF-N2 (low viscosity, negative Δε, high Δn) based homogeneous alignment fringe-field switching (called n-FFS) mode exhibits superior performance to(More)
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b We report the low temperature and high frequency effects on polymer-stabilized blue phase liquid crystals (BPLCs) comprising of a large dielectric anisotropy nematic host. Debye dielectric relaxation sets a practical limit even when the device operation temperature is still within the blue phase range. To explain these phenomena, we propose a model to(More)
We report three liquid crystal (LC) mixtures with a wide nematic range (−40°C to ~100°C), small visco-elastic coefficient and low activation energy for vehicular displays. Physical properties at different temperatures were characterized. These LCs greatly improve the performance of different display devices in a car: 1) for head-up projection using(More)
We demonstrate two ultra-low viscosity liquid crystal mixtures to enable field-sequential-color wearable displays for low temperature operation, while keeping a wide color gamut. Our mixtures offer ~4X faster response time than a commercial material at 20°C and ~8X faster at −20°C. Other major attractive features include: (1) submillisecond response time at(More)
We propose a new A-film-enhanced fringe field switching (A-FFS) liquid crystal display whose required dΔn value is only λ/4, which is one-half of a conventional FFS. Fast response time can be achieved by either decreasing the cell gap (d) or choosing a low birefringence (Δn) and low-viscosity liquid crystal. The effect of dΔn mismatch between A-film and FFS(More)
We propose a kinetic model to characterize the image sticking phenomenon under nonuniform electric field in fringe field switching (FFS) LCDs by taking material properties and device parameters into account. This model agrees well with the experimental results. We investigate the voltage and temperature effects of image sticking based on this model. The(More)
We report a high birefringence terphenyl liquid crystal mixture, designated as M3, for infrared phase modulation with special emphasis on mid-wave infrared (MWIR). In addition to high birefringence, M3 exhibits excellent UV stability, modest dielectric anisotropy, and a very broad nematic range. The high birefringence enables a thin cell gap to be used for(More)