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6 May 2009 Manufacturable full-color AMLCDs for military head-mounted displays and viewer applications
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We report the progress in full-color 0.97-inch-diagonal SXGA and 0.57"-inch-diagonal XGA active matrix liquid crystal displays. The circuits for these displays are fabricated on 8-inch silicon-on-insulator (SOI) wafers, which are then transferred to glass wafers to produce transmissive liquid crystal displays. Significant power savings and display performance improvements have been made with innovations in display architectures and the use of indium tin oxid (ITO) pixels. The new thin efficient backlight with improved color spectrum also contributes to lower power consumption and better color gamut. The Mantech program for the SXGA display has enabled the processing of many wafers to resolve various production issues, which will result in substantially higher yield for the SXGA microdisplays.
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Hong K. Choi, Ollie Woodard, Bor-Yeu Tsaur, Brenda Dingle, Edward Yung, Jeffrey Greiman, Ngwe Cheong, Martin Metras, Wen-Foo Chern, Jason Lo, Pin Anupongongarch, Murshed Khandaker, Dave Costa, Frederick Herrmann, Hiap Ong, and Colin Reese "Manufacturable full-color AMLCDs for military head-mounted displays and viewer applications", Proc. SPIE 7326, Head- and Helmet-Mounted Displays XIV: Design and Applications, 73260G (6 May 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.818882;


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