1 April 1990 Polymer-dispersed liquid crystal films formed by e-beam cure
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Polymer-dispersed liquid crystal (PDLC) films are useful in electro-optic applications because they can be switched electrically between opaque and transparent states. We have prepared PDLC films using electron-beam radiation (e-beam cure). The resulting films exhibit promising mechanical, electro-optic, and thermal response. Compared with the ultraviolet cure process, e-beam cure has the advantage of not requiring photoinitiators. In addition, e-beam cure is characterized by a fast cure rate. The e-beam cure method may, therefore, be a good candidate for production of PDLC ifims.
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Nuno A. Vaz, Nuno A. Vaz, George W. Smith, George W. Smith, G. Paul Montgomery, G. Paul Montgomery, } "Polymer-dispersed liquid crystal films formed by e-beam cure", Proc. SPIE 1257, Liquid Crystal Displays and Applications, (1 April 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.19922; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.19922
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