18 February 2009 High speed large viewing angle shutters for triple-flash active glasses
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We present a new generation of liquid crystal shutters for active glasses, well suited to 3-D cinema current trends, involving triple flash regimes. Our technology uses a composite smectic C* liquid crystal mixture1. In this paper we focus on the electro-optical characterization of composite smectic-based shutters, and compare their performance with nematic ones, demonstrating their advantages for the new generation of 3-D cinema and more generally 3-D HDTV.
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B. Caillaud, B. Bellini, J.-L. de Bougrenet de la Tocnaye, "High speed large viewing angle shutters for triple-flash active glasses", Proc. SPIE 7237, Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XX, 72371X (18 February 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.807094; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.807094
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