Fiches de cours 2017-2018

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Optics and technology of liquid crystal displays

PHYS-611

Lecturer(s) :

Scharf Toralf

Language:

English

Frequency

Every 2 years

Remarque

Next time: Spring 2018 - Block course - To be confirmed

Summary

Lab course - LCD assembly in laboratory

Content

1)         Introduction into displays
2)         Vision of the human eye
3)         Description of polarized light and components
4)         Polarization optics in examples
5)         Liquid crystal materials
6)         Textures of liquid crystals
7)         Liquid crystal electro-mechanics
8)         Liquid crystal optics
9)         Selected LCD operation principles
10)       Technology of LCD fabrication
11)       Optical system components of a display
12)       Illumination design

Keywords

Displays, polarization optics, liquid crystals, LCD technology

Learning Prerequisites

Important concepts to start the course

Fundamentals of optics

 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Ex-cathedra  

Labcourse (6h) to build your own liquid crystal module

 

Assessment methods

Oral exam

Resources

Notes/Handbook

Provided on Moodle and during the lecture. 

 

In the programs

    • Semester
    • Exam form
       Oral
    • Credits
      3
    • Subject examined
      Optics and technology of liquid crystal displays
    • Lecture
      24 Hour(s)
    • Exercises
      12 Hour(s)
    • Practical work
      6 Hour(s)

Reference week

 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German