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349056000 - PARTICULAR STRUCTURE

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349098000 Circular 38
349097000 Color 20
349099000 With particular non-zero angle between polarization axis and orientation direction 16
349102000 With particular non-zero angle between polarization axis and compensator optical axis 14
349103000 With particular non-zero and non-90 angle between opposite polarization axes 13
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20100165261Touch Panel Structure With Polarizer Containing Poly (ethylene terephthalate) - The present invention relates to a touch panel structure with polarizer containing poly(ethylene terephthalate), which has a first polarizer and a second polarizer. Both contain poly(ethylene terephthalate) to replace triacetyl cellulose, so as to increase the quality of the polarizer and the touch panel. Furthermore, the first polarizer has an indium tin oxide layer or has a plurality of spacer dots deposed on the indium tin oxide layer.07-01-2010
20130083273SURFACE FILM FOR IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE, POLARIZING PLATE, AND IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - There is provided an optical film to be used as a surface film for image display device, which comprises an optically anisotropic layer and a hard coat layer in this order on one surface of a transparent support, the optically anisotropic layer and the hard coat layer being brought into direct contact with each other, wherein the optically anisotropic layer is formed of an optically anisotropic layer forming composition containing a liquid crystalline compound having an unsaturated double bond; the hard coat layer is formed of a hard coat layer forming composition containing a compound having an unsaturated double bond and has a film thickness of from 3 to 30 μm; and the optical film has an in-plane retardation of from 80 to 200 nm at a wavelength of 550 nm.04-04-2013
20130083274CELLULOSE ACYLATE LAMINATE FILM AND ITS PRODUCTION METHOD, POLARIZER AND LIQUID-CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A cellulose acylate laminate film containing a skin B layer that contains a cellulose acetate satisfying 2.50≦Z2<3.00 (Z2 means a total degree of acyl substitution) and a core layer that is thicker than the skin B layer and contains a cellulose acylate satisfying 2.0004-04-2013
20130044282Electronic Devices with Flexible Glass Polarizers - Electronic devices may be provided with displays having polarizer structures. Polarizer structures may incorporate flexible layers of glass. The flexible glass layers may be laminated to other sheets of material in the polarizer structures using roll-to-roll lamination equipment. After the polarizer structures are cut into panels, the panels may be laminated to liquid crystal display structures, organic light-emitting-diode display structures or other display structures using sheet-to-sheet lamination tools. Ultraviolet-light-blocking material may be incorporated into a display to prevent damage to the polarizer layers in the polarizer structures. Coatings such as antireflection coatings, antistatic coating, and anti-smudge coatings may be provided on the polarizer structures. Displays may use the flexible glass layers and additional protective layers to prevent a polarizer layer from being exposed to excessive moisture. A birefringent layer may be incorporated into a display and may serve as a protective layer for a polarizer.02-21-2013
20110176093OPTICAL FILM AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - An optical film includes: a layer A formed of a resin composition P07-21-2011
20090115943LOW BIREFRINGENCE LIGHT CONTROL FILM AND METHODS OF MAKING - A method of manufacturing a composite light control film including providing a first layer. A second layer, in a formable state, is also provided and is patterned to form a plurality of microstructures defining a plurality of cavities therebetween. The patterned second layer is hardened to the first layer and the cavities are filled with a light absorbing material. An optional third film can be attached to the second layer opposite the first film to form a composite light control film. The resultant film exhibits a Brightness Variation Factor of less than 10% and can be disposed between a light chamber of a backlight unit and a liquid crystal display assembly in forming an LCD device.05-07-2009
20110181814Liquid crystal display device - The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device that has a higher contrast ratio in a wide viewing angle and that can be easily produced at low cost. The present invention is a liquid crystal display device, including in the following order: 07-28-2011
20100039590PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE AND RETARDATION LAYER-ATTACHED POLARIZING PLATE, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THEREOF, OPTICAL FILM, AND IMAGE DISPLAY - A pressure-sensitive adhesive and retardation layer-attached polarizing plate (02-18-2010
20120162580LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL, MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - The disclosed technology relates to a liquid crystal panel, comprising an array substrate and a color filter substrate bonded together with a liquid crystal layer therebetween, wherein, light blocking strips are provided on a surface of at least one of the array substrate and the color filter substrate, and the surface is opposite to the side of the at least one substrate for holding the liquid crystal layer. The disclosed technology also relates to a manufacturing method for the liquid crystal panel and a liquid crystal panel comprising the liquid crystal panel.06-28-2012
20100091223POLARIZING PLATE HAVING PRESSURE SENSITIVE ADHESIVE LAYER WITH IMPROVED LIGHT LEAKAGE PROPERTY - The present invention relates to a polarizing plate characterized in that pressures-sensitive adhesives used in the upper and lower polarizing plates have different elastic properties and a liquid crystal display device comprising the same. More specifically, the present invention relates to a polarizing plate with improved light leakage phenomenon in accordance with bend of liquid crystal panels, characterized in that as slid distances of pressure-sensitive adhesives on the polarizing plate having the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer formed thereon and bonded to a glass plate with a contact area of 1 cm×1 cm at the time of applying a load of 1,000 gf at room temperature (25° C.) for 1,000 seconds, the difference between the slid distance X04-15-2010
20080284950COMPOSITION, SINGLE LAYER, MEMBER OR LAMINATE FOR REALIZING AN ANTISTATIC (AND HARDCOAT) FEATURES - This invention proposes an antistatic composition. The antistatic composition comprises an ionic liquid, which is liquid at room temperature, as an electrolyte and a resin.11-20-2008
20090195733POLARIZING PLATE AND LIQUID-CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - Disclosed is a polarizing plate comprising at least first and second polarizing elements and satisfying (1) kx08-06-2009
20100079707CELLULOSE ESTER FILM, AND POLARIZING PLATA AND LIQUID-CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - The invention relates to a cellulose ester film, comprising at least one cellulose ester that satisfies the following formulae, 2.2≦X04-01-2010
20110194053APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR CUTTING ELECTRONIC DISPLAYS DURING RESIZING - Apparatus and methods for resizing electronic displays are provided. The display includes a front plate, a back plate, a perimeter seal spacing the front and back plates apart, image-generating medium contained in an area between the plates, and polarizing layers and/or other films on the outer surfaces of the plates. A target portion of the display is identified, and a saw is passed along a cut line to create a channel that extends through the polarizer to the outer surface of the top plate. A scriber tool is passed along the cut line within the channel to create a scribe line in the outer surface of the top plate. The display is inverted, and the process repeated to cut a channel and scribe the bottom plate. The plates are broken along the scribe line, and a seal is applied along the exposed edge, which may penetrate between the plates.08-11-2011
20110194052DISPLAY DEVICE AND THIN FILM POLARIZER USED FOR DISPLAY DEVICE - In a display device which includes: a first substrate; a second substrate; and a thin film polarizer which is directly formed on a surface of the second substrate on a side opposite to the first substrate, the thin film polarizer includes a polarization element film and a protection layer which is laminated to the polarization element film, the polarization element film is made of an aligned lyotropic liquid crystal material, and the protection layer has a refractive index smaller than a refractive index of the polarization element film in a transmission axis direction. The protection layer may have a thickness smaller than a thickness of polarization element film.08-11-2011
20110194051TRANSPARENT POLYMER FILM AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING IT, AND RETARDATION FILM, POLARIZER AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE COMPRISING THE FILM - A transparent polymer film satisfying Rth/Re≧−0.39, Re>0 and Rth<0 and having a moisture permeability of 100-2000 g/(m08-11-2011
20090122234Optical compensation film, polarizing plate and liquid crystal display - An optical compensation film is provided and includes a cellulose acylate film and an optically anisotropic layer containing a liquid crystalline compound. The cellulose acylate film satisfies specific conditions in relation to substitution degrees of hydroxyl groups in glucose units constituting cellulose of the cellulose acylate film, and has a thickness of 40 to 85 μm.05-14-2009
20100007822LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device of an in-plane switching mode comprises at least optically anisotropic members (A) and (B) and a liquid crystal cell disposed between a pair of polarizers having absorption axes disposed approximately perpendicularly to each other, wherein n01-14-2010
20130083272Liquid Crystal Display Device - In a liquid crystal display device, there is provided a liquid crystal display panel in which a TFT substrate and a counter substrate are bonded together by a sealing material, with a liquid crystal sandwiched between the substrates. Further, a front window with a black border print formed in the periphery is bonded to the liquid crystal display panel by a UV curable resin. The liquid crystal, is filled by a drop method. The thickness of the TFT substrate and the counter substrate is reduced to about 0.2 mm toy polishing. An inner end of the black border print of the front window is inside an inner end or the sealing material, to prevent the counter substrate of the liquid crystal display panel from being deformed by stress generated In the curing of the UV curable resin, thereby preventing yellow discoloration in the periphery of the display area.04-04-2013
20100073611Antiglare Film, Manufacturing Method Thereof and Transmission Type LCD - The invention provides an antiglare film that has a low haze value, can maintain antireflection ability, and has inhibited reflection of external light, and also provides a manufacturing method thereof, and a transmission type liquid crystal display. The antiglare film includes a transparent substrate and an antiglare layer, wherein the antiglare layer is formed on the transparent substrate, has a concave-convex structure on the opposite surface of the antiglare layer from the transparent substrate, and includes a binder matrix and particles, the integrated reflectance of the antiglare layer at a wavelength of 550 nm is less than or equal to 4%, and a haze value of the antiglare layer is in the range of 3-15%.03-25-2010
20100073610DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device having a pair of substrates provided so as to face each other and sandwich liquid crystal, and polarizing plates which are pasted to surfaces of the above described pair of substrates on the sides opposite to the above described liquid crystal, where the above described polarizing plates are formed of at least an inside protective film, a polarizing film and an outside protective film, which are layered on the above described substrate side in this order, an expansion axis of the above described outside protective films forms an angle of 30° or more and 90° or less with an expansion axis of the above described polarizing films, and an expansion axis of the above described inside protective films forms an angle of 0° or more and 3° or less with an expansion axis of the above described polarizing films.03-25-2010
20100073608PRODUCING METHOD FOR LENGTHWISE OPTICAL LAMINATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL - The object of the present invention is to provide a producing method for a lengthwise optical laminate exhibiting high contrast ratio and adaptable to a large-sized display.03-25-2010
20100073606LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - An MVA-type LCD capable of displaying with a high contrast ratio is provided. An LCD according to the present invention is an MVA-type LCD including a stripe-shaped rib 03-25-2010
20100073609POLARIZER AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - Provided are a polarizer having high in-plane uniformity and high heat resistance, and a liquid crystal display (LCD) using the polarizer and having the following characteristics: the LCD is excellent in mass productivity, has the contrast ratio being improved, and has high image quality. The LCD includes: a pair of substrates at least one of which is transparent; a liquid crystal layer placed between the pair of substrates; an electrode group for applying an electric field to the liquid crystal layer, the electrode group being formed on at least one substrate of the pair of substrates; multiple active elements connected to the electrode group; and an alignment control film placed on at least one substrate of the pair of substrates, in which the molecules of a dichroism pigment aligned on at least one surface of the alignment control film and the dichroism pigment are cross-linked with a crosslinkable monomer.03-25-2010
20130038822POLYAMIDE MICROPARTICLES, MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREFOR, OPTICAL FILM USING SAID POLYAMIDE MICROPARTICLES, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - Disclosed are polyamide microparticles, a manufacturing method therefor, an optical film, and a liquid crystal display device using the polyamide microparticles, whereby polarized light can be efficiently converted to non-polarized light that is close to natural light, without accompanying a change in color, and light from a light source can be evenly diffused. The disclosed polyamide microparticles are characterized by including a spherocrystal structure and exhibiting a crystallite size of at least 12 nm, as measured by wide-angle X ray diffraction, and a crystallinity of at least 50%, as measured by DSC. The disclosed optical film is characterized by having a resin layer that contains the aforementioned polyamide microparticles. The disclosed liquid crystal display device is provided with a light-source device, a rear polarizer, liquid crystal cells, and a front polarizer, and is characterized by having the aforementioned optical film between the light-source device and either the front surface of the front polarizer or the rear surface of the rear polarizer.02-14-2013
20130038821LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display (LCD) is provided and includes an liquid crystal panel, a diffraction plate, a first polarizer, a second polarizer, a first brightness enhancement film (BEF), and a second BEF. The diffraction plate is disposed on a first surface of the liquid crystal panel and has a diffractive direction. The first polarizer is disposed between the diffraction plate and the liquid crystal panel and has a first absorption axis. The second polarizer is disposed on a second surface of the liquid crystal panel opposite to the first surface and has a second absorption axis perpendicular to the first absorption axis. The first BEF has a first light-collecting direction. The second BEF has a second light-collecting direction perpendicular to the first light-collecting direction. The first light-collecting direction is parallel or perpendicular to the diffractive direction or the first absorption axis.02-14-2013
20130033661LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - According to one embodiment, a liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate including an interlayer insulation film covering a first wiring line, a second wiring line and a third wiring line on the interlayer insulation film, and a first electrode which is located between the second wiring line and the third wiring line on the interlayer insulation film, is spaced apart from the second wiring line and the third wiring line, a second substrate including a second electrode which is opposed to each of the second wiring line and the third wiring line, and a liquid crystal layer between the first substrate and the second substrate.02-07-2013
20130033662DISPLAY PANEL AND DISPLAY APPARATUS COMPRISING THE SAME - A display panel and a display apparatus including the same which employs a wire grid polarizing plate are provided. The display panel includes: first and second substrates; a liquid crystal layer which is interposed between the first and second substrates; first and second electrodes, which are interposed respectively between the first substrate and the liquid crystal layer and between the liquid crystal layer and the second substrate, and which apply power to the liquid crystal layer; first and second wire grid polarizing plates which are formed on a surface of each of the first and second substrates and allow polarized light to be transmitted therethrough; and a phase difference compensation film which is interposed between the first and second wire grid polarizing plates and compensates for a phase difference of incident light.02-07-2013
20100045903LIQUID CRYSTAL DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A liquid crystal device includes a plurality of pixels. Each of the plurality of pixels includes a liquid crystal layer interposed between first and second substrates facing each other and having liquid crystal molecules to be driven by an applied electric field, a first electrode formed on a side of the first substrate facing the second substrate, and a second electrode formed on a side of the first substrate facing the second substrate and interposing an insulating layer together with the first electrode. A reflective display area for reflective display and a transmissive display area for transmissive display are formed within each of the pixels. The liquid crystal molecules have a negative dielectric anisotropy.02-25-2010
20100045902POLARIZING ELEMENT AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A polarizing element is provided that can serve as a reflective polarizing element, can be produced with relative ease, and is not problematic in terms of strength. Further, the polarizing element can maintain the intensity and the propagation direction of the light that has passed through the polarizing element. Further, a liquid crystal display device is provided that can use light with improved efficiency with the use of the polarizing element. Specifically, the polarizing element includes a plurality of specifically angled, polygonal prisms on a surface of a substantially uniaxial sheet having an in-plane optical axis, and an optically transparent resin layer having a refractive index substantially the same as the fast-axis refractive index of the sheet, and that coats the prisms.02-25-2010
20090185112POLARIZING PLATE PROTECTIVE FILM AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME, POLARIZING PLATE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A protective film for polarizers which comprises a cellulose ester film and which, even when stored for long, suffers no film deformation failures such as ridging and protrusion failures; a process for producing the protective film; a polarizer; a process for producing the polarizer; and a liquid-crystal display employing the polarizer. The process for producing a protective film for polarizers is characterized by forming a melt comprising a cellulose ester and at least one member selected among compounds respectively represented by the following general formulae (1) to (3) into a continuous cellulose ester film by melt casting and winding the film into a roll.07-23-2009
20100073607OPTICAL FILM AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - Disclosed is an optical film that is manufactured by using longitudinal and uniaxial stretching of an unstretched cycloolefin copolymer film and has an in-plane retardation of 100 to 150 nm and a thickness retardation of 0 to −30 nm at a wavelength of 550 nm, a polarizing plate and a liquid crystal display including the same, and a method of manufacturing the optical film. The method includes longitudinally and uniaxially stretching the unstretched film while a ratio of a width to a length of a stretched portion of the film is controlled.03-25-2010
20100103352OPTICAL FILM, POLARIZING PLATE, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND ULTRAVIOLET ABSORBING POLYMER - Disclosed is an optical film which is characterized by containing an ultraviolet absorbing polymer which is derived from at least two monomers, namely an ethylenically unsaturated monomer having a partial structure represented by Formula (A) below in a molecule, and a monomer represented by Formula (B) below:04-29-2010
20080266493Resin composition for optical material - An optical material having a high birefringence and a small absolute value of a photoelastic coefficient is provided by use of a resin composition for an optical material comprising a resin (a) having a positive photoelastic coefficient and a negative inherent birefringence and a resin (b) having a negative photoelastic coefficient and a negative inherent birefringence.10-30-2008
20100060830METHOD OF MANUFACTURING LIGHT DIFFUSION FILM, LIGHT DIFFUSION FILM, POLARIZING PLATE, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A method of easily manufacturing a light diffusion film by a continuous process, which achieves both good display properties and an increase in viewing angle when used in a liquid crystal display. A method of manufacturing a light diffusion film includes forming a laminate of an original light diffusion film and a photosensitive resin, wherein the photosensitive resin includes at least two types of materials that are different in refractive index from each other; and irradiating the laminate with a collimated laser beam from a side of the original light diffusion film, wherein a reflection hologram formation-preventing layer is located on a side of the laminate opposite from the side of irradiation of the laminate with a collimated laser beam. In the process of irradiating the laminate, the reflection hologram formation-preventing layer prevents formation of a reflection hologram on the photosensitive resin due to a reflected light from the irradiation.03-11-2010
20090161043LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device includes: a backlight; a liquid crystal cell; a first polarizing plate provided between the liquid crystal cell and the backlight; a second polarizing plate provided in opposite side to the first polarizing plate with respect to the liquid crystal cell; a first retardation film provided between the first polarizing plate and the liquid crystal cell; and a second retardation film provided between the second polarizing plate and the liquid crystal cell, wherein a relationship represented by the following formula (1) is satisfied:06-25-2009
20130027640LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SUBSTRATE FOR ALIGNMENT OF LIQUID CRYSTAL - A method for manufacturing a substrate for alignment of a liquid crystal may include: forming a vertical alignment layer on a substrate; performing an alignment process on the vertical alignment layer in a first direction; forming a protective layer at a partial region of the vertical alignment layer; performing an alignment process on other regions of the vertical alignment layer in a second direction; and removing the protective layer. A liquid crystal display device manufactured using the substrate for alignment of a liquid crystal ensures wide viewing angle and alignment stability with relatively simple processes as compared with the conventional vertically aligned (VA) mode liquid crystal display device.01-31-2013
20130027641ANTI-GLARE SHEET FOR LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - To provide an anti-glare sheet for a liquid crystal display device with excellent vivid complexion and blackness and excellent image crispness, that is suitable for combination of dynamic images and still images.01-31-2013
20100328584LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device is provided and includes: a liquid crystal cell including a pair of transparent glass substrates each having a transparent electrode, and a nematic liquid crystal between the pair of the transparent glass substrates; and a pair of polarizing plates sandwiching the liquid crystal cell. At least one of the pair of polarizing plates includes a protective film; a polarizer; and an optical compensation film. One of the pair of transparent glass substrates, an, adhesive; the optical compensation film; the polarizer; and the protective film are stacked in this order, and they satisfy the following equations (1) to (3):12-30-2010
20120182501LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - According to one embodiment, a liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate including a T-shaped pixel electrode including a strip-shaped first main electrode positioned midway between a first source line and a second source line, and a strip-shaped sub-electrode, a second substrate including a counter-electrode which includes a strip-shaped second main electrode positioned above the first source line and the second source line, and a liquid crystal layer, wherein when an inter-electrode distance between the first main electrode and the second main electrode is L and a cell gap is GP, a formed angle Θ, which is expressed by a relationship of tan Θ=GP/L, is greater than a pre-tilt angle α of a liquid crystal molecule.07-19-2012
20130208217TRANSFLECTIVE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - An IPS-mode transflective LCD device includes an array of pixels each including a reflective region and a transmissive region juxtaposed. The reflective region operates in a normally-white mode, and the transmissive region operates in a normally-black mode. A common data signal is supplied to the reflective region and transmissive region, whereas the common electrode signal in the transmissive region is an inverted signal of the common electrode signal in the reflective region, to thereby obtain similar gray-scale levels.08-15-2013
20130070186STRETCHED FILM, POLARIZING STRETCHED FILM, METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE STRETCHED FILM, AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE POLARIZING STRETCHED FILM - Disclosed are: a stretched film obtained by uniaxially stretching a laminated film which comprises a base film and a polyvinyl alcohol resin layer laminated on one surface of the base film, wherein the base film has a multilayer structure of resin layers including two resin layers which comprise different resins from one another; a polarizing stretched film obtained by imparting polarizing performance to the stretched film; and a method for producing a polarizing plate using the polarizing stretched film. It is preferable that the resins constituting the above-described two resin layers show different phase transition temperatures from one another.03-21-2013
201300701853D DISPLAY PANEL AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - The present invention provides a 3D display panel and a method for manufacturing the same. The method comprises the following steps: forming a liquid crystal layer between a first substrate and a second substrate; arranging a first polarizer at an outer side of the first substrate; arranging a second polarizer at an outer side of the second substrate; forming an alignment layer on a transparent substrate; forming a half wave layer on the alignment layer; arranging the half wave layer, the alignment layer and the transparent substrate at an outer side of the first polarizer in sequence; and forming a quarter wave layer at an outer side of the transparent substrate. The present invention can enhance the yield and display quality of the 3D display.03-21-2013
20130208216LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A normally black liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal layer in which liquid crystal molecules are arranged vertically when no voltage is applied, and arranged horizontally by applying a voltage. In each of pixel regions in alignment films which are segmented in a grid by source lines and gate lines, is divided into two along a direction parallel to the source lines. The first alignment film includes a first region and a second region. The second alignment film includes a third region facing the first region and a fourth region facing the second region. In an adjacent pair of the pixel regions, pairs of the regions are adjacent to each other with corresponding one of the source lines interposed therebetween.08-15-2013
20110001905TRANSPARENT THIN-FILM ELECTRODE - Provided is a transparent thin-film electrode characterized in that light transmitted through the transparent thin-film electrode is polarized. The transparent thin-film electrode comprises a conductive polymer or the transparent thin-film electrode comprises a carbon nanotube. Consequently, the transparent thin-film electrode and a liquid crystal display device or a light-emitting element using the same which has industrially satisfactory performance can be provided without using indium that has a problem in terms of stable supply and cost because the amount of indium as a resource is small and the price thereof rises sharply due to stringent demand.01-06-2011
20130050617DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus including a display panel, first and second polarizing films, and first and second stress relieving members. The first stress relieving member is interposed between the first polarizing film and the display panel to balance a restoring force from the first polarizing film, and the second stress relieving member is interposed between the second polarizing film and the display panel to relieve a restoring force from the second polarizing film.02-28-2013
20130050618PIXEL STRUCTURE, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL AND TRANSPARENT LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A pixel structure, which may be used in a liquid crystal display panel, includes a plurality of display pixel units and a plurality of control devices. Each of the display pixel units includes a first sub-pixel adapted to provide a first color, a second sub-pixel adapted to provide a second color, a third sub-pixel adapted to provide a third color, a first white sub-pixel, a second white sub-pixel, and a third white sub-pixel. Each of the control devices is employed for respectively controlling each of the sub-pixels. The liquid crystal display panel is normally white when the first sub-pixel, the second sub-pixel, the third sub-pixel, the first white sub-pixel, the second white sub-pixel, and the third white sub-pixel are not driven by the control devices.02-28-2013
20130088667LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - A manufacturing method of a liquid crystal display includes: forming an etch target layer including a conductive material on a first substrate; forming a first mask layer on the etch target layer; forming a block copolymer coating layer including a plurality of polymers on the first mask layer; processing the block copolymer coating layer to form a block copolymer pattern layer including first and second polymer blocks; removing one of the first or second polymer blocks to form a second mask pattern layer; etching the first mask layer by using the second mask pattern layer as an etching mask to form a first mask pattern layer; and etching the etch target layer by using the first mask pattern layer as an etching mask to form a first electrode. The first electrode includes a plurality of the first minute patterns extending in a predetermined direction and having a polarization function.04-11-2013
20130088668LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING REDUCED COLOR SHIFT - The present invention relates to a liquid crystal display device that prevents a color shift by allowing two sub-pixel areas to have the same transmittance. A liquid crystal display device according to the present invention includes a data line that includes: a connection portion having a direction of extension perpendicular to that of a gate line; a first portion oriented at a first angle with respect to a direction of extension of the connection portion; and a second portion oriented at a second angle different from the first angle with respect to the direction of extension of the connection portion, and wherein an angle between a rubbing direction of the liquid crystal and the connection portion satisfies04-11-2013
20130088666LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device of a transverse electric field type has characteristics in the following respects. A liquid crystal layer is sandwiched between two substrates. Two polarizing plates are provided on a side of the two substrates opposite to the liquid crystal layer such that the light transmission axes thereof are orthogonal to each other. A first electrode and a second electrode are formed on one of the two substrates. The liquid crystal is driven by an electric field generated between the first electrode and the second electrode. The polarizing plate, formed on one of the two substrates, is formed of a protective film, a polarizer, and two negative biaxial films. The two negative biaxial films include first and second negative biaxial films. The first negative biaxial film and the second negative biaxial film are entirely overlapped, and are disposed on a side of one or the other substrate.04-11-2013
20090322995LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display device includes an alignment layer having an alignment direction inclined at an angle α where 0°<α<90° with respect to an extending direction of a gate line, a pixel electrode, and a common electrode placed opposite to the pixel electrode with an insulating layer interposed therebetween. One of the pixel electrode and the common electrode has a slit for generating a fringe electric field to liquid crystals with the other of the pixel electrode and the common electrode. The slit includes a first slit lying in the alignment direction or a direction perpendicular to the alignment direction, and a plurality of second slits and a plurality of third slits respectively inclined at an angle ±θ with respect to the first slit.12-31-2009
20090310068POLARIZING PLATE, DISPLAY, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - The present invention provides a polarizing plate including: a layer of polarizer for polarizing incident light and emitting the polarized light; and a coating type optically anisotropic layer disposed on the side to which the polarized light is emitted from the polarizer layer.12-17-2009
20130088669DISPLAY APPARATUS, DISPLAY SYSTEM HAVING THE SAME AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus includes first, second and third substrates, first and second liquid crystal layers, first and second polarizing elements and a phase retarding element The first substrate includes a first electrode part. The first liquid crystal layer is disposed on the first substrate. The second substrate is disposed on the first liquid crystal layer and includes a color filter and a second electrode part on a first surface and a third electrode part on a second surface. The second liquid crystal layer is disposed on fee second substrate. The third substrate is disposed on the second liquid crystal layer and includes a fourth electrode part on a first surface. The first polarizing element is disposed under the first liquid crystal layer. The second polarizing element is disposed over the first liquid crystal layer. The phase retarding element is disposed over the second liquid crystal layer.04-11-2013
20130088670Hard-screen polarizing plate for liquid crystal screen - A hard-screen polarizing plate for a liquid crystal screen includes a polyvinyl alcohol film (04-11-2013
20090109379LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A polymer film satisfying the following formulae (1) to (4):04-30-2009
20090103016POLARIZING PLATE WITH AN OPTICAL COMPENSATION LAYER, LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS, AND IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS USING THE POLARIZING PLATE WITH AN OPTICAL COMPENSATION LAYER - The present invention provides a polarizing plate with an optical compensation layer capable of contributing to the reduction in thickness, enhancing viewing angle properties, realizing a high contrast, preventing interference nonuniformity and heat nonuniformity, suppressing a color shift, realizing satisfactory color reproducibility, and preventing light leakage in a black display satisfactorily, and a liquid crystal panel, a liquid crystal display apparatus, and an image display apparatus using the polarizing pate with an optical compensation layer. A polarizing plate with an optical compensation layer of the present invention comprises a polarizer, a first optical compensation layer, and a second optical compensation layer in the stated order, wherein the first optical compensation layer has a refractive index profile of nx>ny=nz, exhibits wavelength dispersion properties in which an in-plane retardation Re04-23-2009
20090303421Liquid crystal display device - A Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) device includes: a panel on which images are implemented; a backlight device below the panel and providing light; and a polarizer including a linear-polarizing layer over the panel that linear-polarizes light from the backlight device and a circular-polarizing layer over the linear-polarizing layer that circular-polarizes the linear-polarized light.12-10-2009
20090303420Liquid crystal display device and method of driving the same - A liquid crystal display device includes: first and second substrates facing and spaced apart from each other, each of the first and second substrates having an image-displaying sub pixel and a viewing angle-adjusting sub pixel; a thin film transistor corresponding to each of the image-displaying sub pixel and the viewing angle-adjusting sub pixel; a liquid crystal display layer between the first and second substrates, the liquid crystal layer having a negative dielectric constant anisotropy; a first field distortion means in the image-displaying sub pixel; and a second field distortion means in the viewing angle-adjusting sub pixel.12-10-2009
20110007244PRESSURE- SENSITIVE ADHESIVE COMPOSITIONS, POLARIZERS AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAYS COMPRISING THE SAME - The present invention relates to pressure-sensitive adhesive compositions which contain (A) hydroxyl group and alkylene oxide group containing acrylic copolymer and (B) a multifunctional isocyanate-based hardener, and form interpenetrating network structures when hardened, and polarizers and liquid crystal displays comprising the same. The pressure-sensitive adhesive compositions of the present invention exhibit superior durability, reliability, and workability and effectively prevent light leakage under high temperature and/or high humidity conditions. Particularly, the present invention provides pressure-sensitive adhesive compositions capable of significantly suppressing light leakage even in large size display devices, and polarizers and liquid crystal displays comprising the same.01-13-2011
20110007243LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - Provided is a liquid crystal display device including a liquid crystal panel including: a first substrate on which a plurality of drain lines and a plurality of gate lines are formed, the plurality of gate lines crossing the plurality of drain lines; a second substrate which is arranged opposite to the first substrate via a liquid crystal; and an optical anisotropic film formed on a side of one of the first substrate and the second substrate, the side not being in contact with the liquid crystal; in which a region surrounded by the plurality of drain lines and the plurality of gate lines serves as a pixel region, in which the optical anisotropic film is formed of molecules which chemically bond to one of the first substrate and the second substrate in an aligned state.01-13-2011
20090040434Method of producing elliptically polarizing plate and image display apparatus using the elliptically polarizing plate - To provide a method of producing a broadband and wide viewing angle elliptically polarizing plate having excellent properties in an oblique direction, the elliptically polarizing plate, and an image display apparatus.02-12-2009
20090040436Cyclic Olefin-Based Polymer, and Optical Material, Polarizing Plate and Liquid Crystal Display Device Using the Same - A cyclic olefin-based polymer containing a repeating unit represented by formula (1), an optical material containing the cyclic olefin-based polymer, a polarizing plate containing the optical material, and a liquid crystal display device containing the polarizing plate:02-12-2009
20090040435LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device comprising a light source, a polarizing film and a liquid crystal cell in this order, wherein a first optical compensation film having an in-plane retardation (Re) of 0 to 20 nm and a retardation (Rth) in the thickness direction of −1000 to 20 nm is provided between the light source and the polarizing film. The liquid crystal display device shows an improved utility efficiency of light.02-12-2009
20090091693DISPLAY PANEL, DISPLAY PANEL FABRICATION METHOD AND REMOVAL APPARATUS - A display panel includes a first substrate, a second substrate superposed on the first substrate with liquid crystal posed therebetween to serve as a display layer, a sealing member disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate and surrounding the display layer, a resin layer disposed on at least one of the first substrate and the second substrate at a surface facing away from the display layer, and a polarizing plate stuck on a surface of the resin layer.04-09-2009
20090091692LCD DEVICE INCLUDING A BIAXIAL OPTICAL ANISOTROPIC LAYER - A LCD device includes a LC cell including a homogeneously-oriented LC layer and a pair of transparent substrates. A pair of polarizing films sandwiching therebetween the LC cell. A protective layer of the light-emitting-side polarizing film has an optical isotropy, and protective layer of the light-incident-side polarizing film has an thickness-wise retardation of 20 to 90 nm. A biaxial optical anisotropic film is interposed between the light-emitting-side polarizing film and the LC cell, and a second optical anisotropic film for cancelling the wavelength dispersion caused by the biaxial optical anisotropic film is interposed between the light-incident-side polarizing film and the LC cell.04-09-2009
20090091691OPTICAL COMPENSATION FILM, POLARIZING PLATE, AND LIQUID-CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - Disclosed is an optical compensation film comprising first and second optically-anisotropic layers, wherein retardation in plane at a wavelength of 550 nm, Re(550), of the first optically-anisotropic layer is from 20 to 40 nm, the first optically-anisotropic layer does not have any direction in which its retardation at a wavelength of 550 nm is 0 nm, the direction in which the absolute value of retardation of the first optically-anisotropic layer is the smallest is neither in the normal line direction of the layer nor in the in-plane direction thereof, and Re(550) of the second optically-anisotropic layer is from 20 to 150 nm and retardation along thickness direction at a wavelength of 550 nm, Rth(550), thereof is from 40 to 110 nm.04-09-2009
20090091690Optical Compensation Film, Polarizing Plate and Liquid Crystal Display Device - The present invention aims to provide an optical compensation film that allows superior phase difference between a first optically anisotropic layer and a second optically anisotropic layer and excellent wavelength dispersibility in terms of front and inclined retardation of liquid crystal layers in liquid crystal cells, a polarizing plate containing the optical compensation film, and a liquid-crystal display device that can display superior images with less color change due to the polarizing plate.04-09-2009
20090086125Process for producing cellulose acylate film, cellulose acylate film, optically- compensatory film, polarizing plate and liquid-crystal display device - A process for producing a cellulose acylate film comprising: casting a solution of a cellulose acylate having an acyl substitution degree of from 2.85 to 3.00 dissolved in at least one organic solvent onto an endless metal support; cooling the solution at 0° C. to −50° C. to effect gelation, so as to form a film; peeling the film off from the endless metal support; and drying the film.04-02-2009
20110058127OPTICAL COMPENSATION SHEET, POLARIZING PLATE, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING OPTICAL COMPENSATION SHEET - An optical compensation sheet is provided and includes: a transparent substrate; and at least one optical anisotropic layer containing a liquid crystalline compound. The optical compensation sheet has a film contrast value of 4000 or more in which the film contrast value is represented by formula (1).03-10-2011
20130057810LIQUID-CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid-crystal display device makes it possible to attach an optical element to a liquid-crystal display panel with high positional accuracy while avoiding or minimizing the enlargement of the picture-frame region (i.e., the non-display region) induced by the formation of markers on the panel and the increase of the fabrication cost. The panel comprises a main substrate, an opposite substrate, and a liquid crystal enclosed in a gap between the main and opposite substrates, wherein a polarizer plate is attached at least to the opposite substrate. Markers for attaching an optical element to the panel are formed at positions that overlap with the polarizer plate in a non-display region on the main or opposite substrate. Alignment direction regulators regulate the alignment of the liquid crystal molecules to a predetermined direction in the vicinities of the markers, allowing light to pass through at least the opposite substrate.03-07-2013
20130057809OPTICALLY-COMPENSATORY SHEET, POLARIZING PLATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - There is provided an optically-compensatory sheet including, at least one optically anisotropic layer containing a discotic liquid crystalline compound on a transparent support, wherein the optically anisotropic layer contains a boronic acid compound represented by the following Formula (I):03-07-2013
20110013124LYOTROPIC CHROMOPHORIC COMPOUNDS, LIQUID CRYSTAL SYSTEMS AND OPTICALLY ANISOTROPIC FILMS - Lyotropic chromophoric compounds comprised of a naphthalimide derivative, a perylene-3,4-dicarboxylic imide derivative, or a perylenetetracarboxylic diimide derivative are described. The compounds can be used to form liquid crystal systems possessing high quality optical properties. The resulting liquid crystal systems are readily applied onto a substrate to obtain optically isotropic or anisotropic, at least partially crystalline films applicable in various fields.01-20-2011
20110013123TRANSPARENT DISPLAY DEVICE - Disclosed is a transparent display device including a light guide plate formed with a plurality of concave patterns at the lower surface thereof to totally reflect polarized light entered in a lateral direction while transmitting natural light entered from a lower direction therethrough; a light source disposed in a lateral direction of the light guide plate to emit visible light including first and second polarized lights; a first polarizing plate disposed at a lateral portion of the light guide plate to transmit either one of the first and second polarized lights through the light guide plate; a liquid crystal panel for driving liquid crystals to change the phase of the polarized light; and a second polarizing plate for controlling an amount of the polarized light according to the changed phase of the polarized light.01-20-2011
20110013122DISPLAY DEVICE, POLARIZATION MEMBER AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - Provided is a display panel including a polarization member having both-sided adhesiveness to attach a display surface of a first panel to a display surface of a second panel to each other.01-20-2011
201300636853D DISPLAY PANEL AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - The present invention provides a 3D display panel and a method for manufacturing the same. The method comprises the following steps: forming a liquid crystal layer between a first substrate and a second substrate; arranging a first polarizer at an outer side of the first substrate; arranging a second polarizer at an outer side of the second substrate; arranging a quarter wave layer, a half wave layer, an alignment layer and a cover substrate at an outer side of the first polarizer in sequence. The 3D display panel of the present invention is capable of displaying 3D images.03-14-2013
20130063684DUAL PURPOSE TOUCH SENSOR PANEL AND OPTICAL RETARDER - When a user operates a touch sensor panel having an LCD device outdoors or in a bright environment, light reflecting off the device can create glare. In order to reduce glare, a user can view the device through polarized filters such as polarized sunglasses.03-14-2013
20120194769Liquid Crystal Display and Display - A hand-held electronic device includes a liquid crystal display device having a first substrate, a second substrate bonded to the first substrate, with liquid crystal material held between the first substrate and the second substrate, and an upper polarizing plate affixed to the second substrate. A protective member is disposed over the upper polarizing plate, and an adhesive member is disposed between the protective member and the upper polarizing plate without an air layer between the protective member and the upper polarizing plate. The protective member is configured as a protective cover of the hand-held electronic device.08-02-2012
20120194765INTEGRATED O FILM FOR IMPROVING VIEWING ANGLE OF TN-LCD, AND POLARIZER PLATE AND TN-LCD INCLUDING THE SAME - Disclosed herein are an integrated O film for improving a viewing angle of a TN-LCD, and a polarizer plate and TN-LCD including the same. Also disclosed herein are a compensation film which is capable of improving a contrast characteristic at a front side and an inclination angle and minimizing a color variation according to a viewing angle in a dark state, and a polarizer plate and TN-LCD including the same. The integrated O film includes a transversely-stretched negative biaxial (B) film and a positive O film laminated on the transversely-stretched negative B film.08-02-2012
20090046224LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS - There is provided a liquid crystal panel, in which a color shift in an oblique direction is small even when observed from any azimuth angle of 0° to 360°, and the viewing angle in the horizontal direction is wide. A liquid crystal panel according to the present invention includes: a liquid crystal cell; a first polarizer placed on one side of the liquid crystal cell; a second polarizer placed on the other side of the liquid crystal cell; and a first optical compensation layer and a second optical compensation layer placed between the first polarizer and the second polarizer, wherein: the first optical compensation layer is placed between the first polarizer and the liquid crystal cell; a slow axis direction of the first optical compensation layer is substantially perpendicular to an absorption axis direction of the first polarizer; the first optical compensation layer has a refractive index profile of nx>ny≧nz; the first optical compensation layer includes a retardation film (A) which contains a polyvinyl acetal-based resin and whose in-plane retardation value (Re[750]) at a wavelength of 750 nm is larger than an in-plane retardation value (Re[550]) at a wavelength of 550 nm; the second optical compensation layer is placed between the first optical compensation layer and the second polarizer; and the second optical compensation layer has a refractive index profile of nx=ny>nz.02-19-2009
20090009695Liquid Crystal Display - A liquid crystal display includes a backlight, a polarization plate, at least two substrates, a liquid crystal layer placed between the substrates, and a color filter layer formed on at least a part of the substrates, wherein the color filter layer has green pixels that satisfy the relations 0.25≦x≦0.32 and y>0.58, wherein x and y each represent a chromaticity value in an xy color system using illuminant C, the color filter layer has a contrast of 1000 or more with respect to each of X, Y and Z values, and the backlight uses a light-emitting device having a peak wavelength in the range of from 520 to 540 nm as a light source.01-08-2009
20120113362LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display panel includes a liquid crystal display panel for displaying an image, and a viewing angle adjustment layer on the liquid crystal display panel. The viewing angle adjustment layer includes: a lower cutoff polarizing plate; a lower cutoff electrode on the lower cutoff polarizing plate; an upper cutoff polarizing plate facing the lower cutoff polarizing plate; an upper cutoff electrode on the upper cutoff polarizing plate; and a liquid crystal capsule layer between the lower cutoff electrode and the upper cutoff electrode. The liquid crystal capsule layer includes a plurality of liquid crystal capsules. A diameter of the liquid crystal capsules is between 50 nm and a shortest wavelength of visible light.05-10-2012
20120113363Liquid Crystal Display Devices and Methods of Manufacturing Liquid Crystal Display Devices - A liquid crystal display device includes: a first substrate; a first electrode on a first face of the first substrate; a second substrate opposed to the first substrate; a second electrode on a first face of the second substrate, the second electrode corresponding to the first electrode; and a liquid crystal structure between the first substrate and the second substrate, the liquid crystal structure including liquid crystal capsules.05-10-2012
20120113361Optical Level Composite Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive and an Apparatus Therewith - The present invention is directed to an optical level composite pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA), which includes a first portion and a second portion, which have different crosslinked densities and together form a mono-composite structure. The first portion and the second portion may be respectively bonded to a first lamination layer and a second lamination layer that are heterogeneous to each other. Accordingly, different interfacial adhesion and bulk rheology are generated at the interface of the first portion/first, lamination layer and the interface of the second portion/second lamination layer.05-10-2012
20120236235LIQUID-CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - Disclosed is a liquid-crystal display device wherein the total of Rth09-20-2012
20120236234VA-MODE LIQUID-CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - Disclosed is a VA-mode liquid-crystal display device wherein the total of retardation along the thickness-direction at a wavelength of 550 nm of the color filter layer, Rth09-20-2012
20120236233VA-MODE LIQUID-CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A VA-mode liquid-crystal display device comprising a front-side polarizing element, a rear-side polarizing element, a VA-mode liquid-crystal cell disposed between the front-side polarizing element and the rear-side polarizing element, and a rear-side retardation region composed of one or more retardation layers disposed between the rear-side polarizing element and the VA-mode liquid-crystal is disclosed. In the device, the cell satisfies following formulas (1) and (2); and the rear-side retardation region satisfies following formula (3); (1) 3.0≦{the member CR(front)/the member CR(rear)}; (09-20-2012
20120236232LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display comprises: first and second panels facing each other; a compensation film and a first polarizer disposed on the first panel, the compensation film having phase retardation characteristics; and a second polarizer having a supporting film disposed on the second panel, the supporting film having phase retardation characteristics. In alternative embodiments, a supporting film is used in place of the compensation film. The supporting film has retardation characteristics.09-20-2012
20110043733ADHESIVE POLARIZATION PLATE, IMAGE DISPLAY AND METHODS FOR MANUFACTURING ADHESIVE POLARIZATION PLATE AND IMAGE DISPLAY - Provided is a pressure-sensitive adhesive polarizing plate, including: a polarizer (P); a transparent protective film (E) provided on only one side of the polarizer (P) with an adhesive layer (G) interposed therebetween; a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer (B) provided on another side of the polarizer (P) with a protective layer (H) having a tensile modulus of 100 MPa or more interposed therebetween. The pressure-sensitive adhesive polarizing plate satisfies durability even under harsh environments at a low temperature and a high temperature.02-24-2011
20110176092LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - [Object] The present invention provides a liquid crystal panel with which a display with extremely small change in color depending on a viewing direction can be realized, and a liquid crystal display including the same.07-21-2011
20100328585Substrate Unit, Display Module, and Display Apparatus - A substrate unit, which can be disposed opposite to a display panel, includes a substrate and a color filter layer. The substrate has a front surface and a rear surface. The rear surface is disposed adjacent to the display panel. The color filter layer is disposed on the rear surface or between the front surface and the rear surface. A display module and a display apparatus including the substrate unit are also disclosed.12-30-2010
20120320313CELLULOSE TRIACETATE FILMS WITH LOW BIREFRINGENCE - The present invention relates to films made from cellulose triacetate having low hydroxyl content and certain plasticizers. These films can exhibit low or zero optical retardation values, making them particularly suitable for use in optical applications, such as in liquid crystal displays (LCD) as protective and compensator films.12-20-2012
20100171908Anti-Reflection Film - The present invention provides an anti-reflection film which weakens color in reflection light and prevents an occurrence of color unevenness. The anti-reflection film has a value in the range of 0.5-1.5% as an average luminous reflectance, a value in the range of 0.2-0.9% as a difference between the maximum and the minimum of spectral reflectance in the visible light region, a value in the range of 0.5-3.0% as an absorption loss in average luminous transmittance, a value in the range of 0.5-4.0% as a difference between the maximum and the minimum of absorption losses in light transmittance at all wavelengths within the visible light region, and a magnitude relation of Q07-08-2010
20100171907LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS - A liquid crystal panel of the present invention includes: a liquid crystal cell; a first polarizing plate placed on one side of the liquid crystal cell; a second polarizing plate and a third polarizing plate placed on another side of the liquid crystal cell in the stated order from a side of the liquid crystal cell; a first retardation plate placed between the liquid crystal cell and the first polarizing plate; and a second retardation plate placed between the liquid crystal cell and the second polarizing plate, in which: refractive index ellipsoids of the first retardation plate and the second retardation plate exhibit a relationship of nx>ny>nz; and a transmittance (T07-08-2010
20110279758LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY HAVING A MODIFIED ELECTRODE ARRAY - A liquid crystal display having electrodes on a single substrate. A transparent planar electrode elongated in the transverse direction is formed on the inner surface of a substrate, and an insulating film is deposited thereon. A plurality of linear electrodes, which are elongated in the longitudinal direction and either transparent or opaque, are formed on the insulating film. Potential difference between the planar and the linear electrodes generated by applying voltages to the electrodes yields an electric field. The electric field is symmetrical with respect to the longitudinal central line of the linear electrodes, and has parabolic or semi-elliptical lines of force having a center on a boundary line between the planar and the linear electrodes. The line of force on the planar and the linear electrodes and on the boundary line between the planar and the linear electrodes has the vertical and the horizontal components, and the liquid crystal molecules are re-arranged to have a twist angle and a tilt angle. The polarization of the incident light varies due to the rearrangement of the liquid crystal molecules.11-17-2011
20110279757DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention provides a display device having excellently well-designed appearance, which is characterized in that the region where the display panel disposed is hardly visible when the display is off, and an image looks as if it is popping out on the protective plate when the display is on. In at least one example embodiment, the present invention is a display device, including: a display panel; and a protective plate disposed at an observation surface side of the display panel, wherein the display device further comprises a light-transmitting portion at an observation surface side of the display panel, and the protective plate includes, when observed from a normal line direction of its main surface, a circularly polarizing plate which covers both of the light-transmitting portion and a region around the light-transmitting portion.11-17-2011
20100002171POLARIZING PLATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS - An object of the present invention is to provide a thin polarizing plate exhibiting a high contrast ratio. A polarizing plate of the present invention includes: a polarizer; a first protective layer provided on one side of the polarizer; and a second protective layer provided on the other side of the polarizer, wherein the first protective layer has a function of separating incident light into two polarized light components perpendicular to each other, transmitting one polarized light component, and reflecting the other polarized light component. Such a polarizing plate can exhibit a high contrast ratio, for example, in the case of being used in a liquid crystal display apparatus.01-07-2010
20110032455PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE COMPOSITIONS, POLARIZERS AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAYS COMPRISING THE SAME - The invention relates to pressure-sensitive adhesive compositions which comprise (A) base resin, (B) the first multifunctional compound and (C) the second multifunctional compound that can react with the first multifunctional compound and realizes an interpenetrating network structure in the cured state, and relates to polarizers and liquid crystal displays comprising the same. The invention shows excellent durability under high temperature and/or high humidity condition and good properties such as machinability, removability and workability. The invention can provide the adhesive compositions efficiently suppressing light leakage generated in the liquid crystal displays. In particular, the adhesive compositions of the invention prevent light leakage even when being used in large display devices of 20 inches or more.02-10-2011
20100165263OPTICAL FILM,PROTECTION FILM POLARIZER FILM,POLARIZER PLATE FABRICATED THEREFORM,AND DISPLAY DEVICE EMPLOYING THEROF - The present invention provides an optical film including a copolymer that includes (a) an alkene monomer, (b) an acrylate monomer, and (c) at least one of an unsaturated organic acid monomer and an unsaturated acid anhydride monomer having one or more double bonds, a protective film for a polarizer film, and a polarizer plate and an image display device using the same.07-01-2010
20120293754IN-PLANE SWITCHING LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - There is provided an integrated wide viewing film including: a first film having an optical axis located in-plan; and a second film having an optical axis located in a thickness direction thereof, and inclined at a predetermined angle in an in-plane direction. The IPS-LCD employing the integrated wide viewing film can be significantly improved in a contrast ratio in a diagonal direction.11-22-2012
20090153783VIEWING ANGLE CONTROLLING SYSTEM, AND IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - There are provided a viewing angle controlling system which can be used in a display device for which peep-prevention and viewing-angle-control are required, and makes it possible to control the viewing angle of a display, and an image display device using the same.06-18-2009
20110128474REFLECTIVE LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL - A reflective liquid crystal panel including a first substrate, a first alignment layer, a second substrate, a second alignment layer, a liquid crystal layer and a reflection layer is provided. The first alignment layer disposed on the first substrate has a first alignment direction. The second substrate is opposite to first substrate. The second alignment disposed on the second substrate has a second alignment direction, wherein an included angle between the first alignment direction and the second alignment direction is substantially between 68 degrees and 85 degrees. The liquid crystal layer is disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate. The first alignment layer and the second alignment layer align the liquid crystal so that the liquid crystal layer has a twisted angle, wherein the twisted angle and the included angle are substantially the same. The reflection layer is disposed between the second alignment layer and the second substrate.06-02-2011
20130021562LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display including a twisted nematic liquid crystal panel and first and second substrates with the twisted nematic liquid crystal panel arranged therebetween. A first biaxial retardation compensation film faces the first substrate and a second biaxial retardation compensation film faces the first biaxial retardation compensation film with the twisted nematic liquid crystal panel arranged therebetween.01-24-2013
20110069257OPTICAL LAMINATE, OPTICAL ELEMENT AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - An optical laminate having layer A having a resin having a negative intrinsic birefringence and at least one layer B having a transparent resin, having substantially no orientation and laminated at least on one face of layer A and satisfies a relation |Re(A)|>|Re(B)|, wherein Re(A) and Re(B) represent in-plane retardations of layer A and layer B, respectively, measured with light having a wavelength of 400 to 700 nm, an optical element having a laminate of the optical laminate and a polarizer plate, and a liquid crystal display device using at least one sheet of the optical laminate. In the liquid crystal display device, optical compensation can be made in accordance with the mode of the liquid crystal display by the three dimensional control of the refractive index, and the liquid crystal display device provides an image display with liquid crystals exhibiting small change in the phase contrast depending on the viewing angle.03-24-2011
20090310067OPTICAL FILTER - The present invention provides an optical filter comprising a crystalline polymer having a spherulite structure, particularly an optical filter comprising porous particles formed of a crystalline polymer in which single particles per se have a spherulite structure. This optical filter can convert linear polarized light to nonpolarized light close to natural light with high efficiency.12-17-2009
20090174846POLARIZING PLATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE EQUIPPED WITH THE SAME - Disclosed is a polarizing plate comprising a protective film and a liquid crystal display device that utilizes the polarizing plate, wherein the protective film has a moisture permeability of 1 g/m07-09-2009
20090109376Liquid Crystal Display Device - The invention intends to provide a liquid crystal display device that, even when a liquid crystal is fixed without completely maintaining a homeotropically aligned state, may effectively inhibit light from leaking.04-30-2009
20100201922Cellulose acylate film, polarizing plate and liquid crystal display device - A cellulose acylate film, which has a film thickness of from 20 to 70 μm and an elastic modulus of from 3.5 to 10 GPa in at least one direction of a film casting direction and a width direction.08-12-2010
20110285943LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - Reflection efficiency of reflected light is improved and white display is efficiently performed in a liquid crystal display device which performs display by reflecting incident external light. A liquid crystal display device with higher visibility and higher image quality is provided. White display is performed utilizing reflected light which is efficiently scattered with the use of a pixel electrode layer whose surface has depressions and projections, whereby reflection efficiency of the reflected light can be improved and white display can be efficiently performed. Further, a liquid crystal display device with higher visibility and higher image quality can be provided.11-24-2011
20120099053LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - To provide a liquid crystal display device capable of preventing light leakage when a stress is exerted during no operation in a normally black IPS mode.04-26-2012
20120099052RETARDER AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY COMPRISING THE SAME - The present invention generally relates to a component of liquid crystal display and more particularly to a retarder that comprises a birefringent material. The disclosed retarder comprises at least one substrate, and a retardation layer coated onto the substrate. The substrate possesses anisotropic property of positive A-type. The retardation layer is substantially transparent to electromagnetic radiation in the visible spectral range, and a principal axis of the lowest refractive index of the retardation layer and the principal axis of the largest refractive index of the substrate are substantially parallel to each other.04-26-2012
20110285942DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING PLASMONIC COLOR FILTERS AND PHOTOVOLTAIC CAPABILITIES - A plasmonic optical spectrum filtering device is provided that filters electromagnetic waves by optical resonance, for example, by selective conversion between the free-space waves and spatially confined modes in plasmonic nano-resonators. Frequency-selective transmission and reflection spectra are engineered and can be used as spectrum filters for display and imaging applications. A thin film stack color filter is further disclosed, which can be designed to either function as a transmission color filter with efficiency twice that of conventional colorant based color filter; or as a reflective color filter for display devices (e.g., used in an energy harvesting reflective display). In other variations, a novel reflective colored display is viewable under direct sunlight, and can simultaneously harvest both incident light and generate electrical power. Methods of making such plasmonic optical spectrum filtering devices are also provided.11-24-2011
20110299015LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY SCREEN - A liquid crystal display screen includes a resistance-type touch panel and a liquid crystal display panel. The touch panel includes a first electrode plate and a second electrode plate opposite to the first electrode plate. The first electrode plate includes a first substrate and a first transparent conductive layer located on the first substrate. The second electrode plate includes a common substrate and a second transparent conductive layer. The liquid crystal display panel includes an upper optical polarizer, an upper substrate, an upper electrode, an upper alignment layer, a liquid crystal layer, a lower alignment layer, a thin film transistor panel, and a lower optical polarizer, from top to bottom in sequence. The upper substrate is the same with the common substrate. The upper optical polarizer is sandwiched between the second transparent conductive layer and the common substrate.12-08-2011
20110292324IPS or FFS mode liquid crystal display device - An IPS or FFS mode liquid crystal display device is disclosed. The device comprises a first optical film, fulfilling the conditions of formulas (I)-(IV), consisting of a layer with low degree of total acyl substitution comprising a cellulose acylate as a main ingredient, or comprising the layer with low degree of total acyl substitution and an outermost layer with high degree of total acyl substitution comprising a cellulose acylate as a main ingredient, disposed on at least one surface of the layer with low degree of total acyl substitution:12-01-2011
20100265436LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - There are provided a liquid crystal layer; a plurality of colorant parts disposed so as to be divided for each of a plurality of pixel areas, and having mutually different wavelengths for transmitted light; a polarizing layer disposed on the light-emitting side of the liquid crystal layer; and a plurality of phase difference members disposed on the light-admitting side of the polarizing layer and disposed so as to be divided for each of the plurality of pixel areas. With each of the plurality of phase difference members, at least one of birefringence and thickness is varied for the plurality of phase difference members to adjust the retardation value so that, of the light that is incident on the polarizing layer, the polarization state of light whose wavelength allows the light to be transmitted by the colorant parts that correspond to the phase difference members is brought closer to that of linearly polarized light that oscillates in a designated direction.10-21-2010
20110216273MESOGEN-CONTAINING COMPOUNDS - Compounds including at least one mesogenic substructure and at least one long flexible segment and methods of synthesizing the same are disclosed. Formulations which include various embodiments of the mesogen-containing compounds and their use in articles of manufacture and ophthalmic devices are also disclosed.09-08-2011
20110216274LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING THE SAME - In a liquid crystal display device, liquid crystal molecules are oriented in a vertical direction to the first substrate and the second substrate by the first molecule orientation film and the second molecule orientation film, respectively, in a non-driving state. A structural pattern is formed so as to extend in a first direction parallel to a surface of the liquid crystal layer and so as to form, in a driving state, an electric field periodically changing in a second direction that is parallel to the liquid crystal layer and vertical to the first direction. The liquid crystal molecules substantially tilt in the first direction in the driving state.09-08-2011
20100134725LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - An LCD (liquid crystal display device) and a manufacturing method thereof are provided. The LCD includes a top substrate, a bottom substrate, and an alignment mark for aligning a polarizing plate on the top substrate or the bottom substrate. Also, the method includes: forming a metal layer on a substrate and forming a gate electrode, a gate line, and an alignment mark; forming a thin film transistor and a data line on the substrate with the gate electrode, the gate line, and the alignment mark; and forming a passivation layer and a pixel electrode on the substrate with a source/drain electrode.06-03-2010
20090190071Liquid Crystal Display Device - A liquid crystal display device which can prevent the generation of bubbles on an adhesive surface between a liquid crystal display panel and a face plate which protects the liquid crystal display panel is provided. In mounting the face plate on an upper polarizer of the liquid crystal display panel by way of an adhesive material, a picture frame is formed on a periphery of the face plate for enhancing design property. Although the picture frame is formed by printing black ink, a quantity of Si present in the black ink is set to not more than 0.7% and not less than 0.01% thus preventing the generation of bubbles attributed to defective adhesion between the face plate and the adhesive material.07-30-2009
20110261297LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device is provided which has a pair of substrates and a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between the pair of substrates, in which liquid crystal molecules are vertically aligned with respect to the substrates when no voltage is applied between the substrates and the liquid crystal molecules tilt in a plurality of directions to be almost parallel to the substrates by applying a voltage between the substrates. In the liquid crystal layer, when the voltage is applied, a proportion of a region where the liquid crystal molecules tilt in a direction of 0 degrees to 180 degrees is different from a proportion of a region where the liquid crystal molecules tilt in a direction of 180 degrees to 360 degrees with the angle being defined counterclockwise with the right direction on a screen being 0 degrees.10-27-2011
20110261296liquid crystal display device - A liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal display panel, a first polarizer between the liquid crystal display panel and a back light behind the liquid crystal display panel, the first polarizer including a first polarization film having a first transmission axis and a first phase-difference film having a first polarization axis, a second polarizer in front of the liquid crystal display panel, the second polarizer including a second polarization film having a second transmission axis intersecting the first transmission axis, a second phase-difference film having a second polarization axis intersecting the first polarization axis, and a third phase-difference film having a third polarization axis, and a substrate structure above the liquid crystal display panel and the second polarizer, the substrate structure includes a third polarizer in the substrate structure, the third polarizer including a fourth phase-difference film having a fourth polarization axis intersecting the third polarization axis.10-27-2011
20090122235Liquid Crystal Display - A liquid crystal display is provided and includes: a liquid crystal cell; a pair of polarizing plates disposed in cross-Nicol arrangement and sandwiching the liquid crystal cell. One of the pair of the polarizing plates has a protective film A for polarizer, disposed on the liquid crystal cell side, and the other of the pair has a protective film B for polarizer, disposed on a liquid crystal cell side. Re05-14-2009
20090122236POLARIZING PLATE WITH AN OPTICAL COMPENSATION LAYER AND IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS USING THE SAME - There are provided a polarizing plate with an optical compensation layer capable of suppressing the degradation in optical properties due to the use under a high-temperature environment, and an image display apparatus using the polarizing plate with an optical compensation layer.05-14-2009
20100110345LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device includes a reflective liquid crystal panel (05-06-2010
20090153782LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device comprising a liquid crystal cell and two polarizing plates disposed on the both sides thereof, wherein a protective film satisfying the specific conditions of retardation is sandwitched each between the liquid crystal cell and the polarizing plates. The liquid crystal display device can be easily produced at low costs and has a low viewing angle dependency of color.06-18-2009
20100060829ORGANOSILICON COMPOUNDS, PRODUCTION PROCESSES THEREOF, PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING THE ORGANOSILICON COMPOUNDS, SELF-ADHESIVE POLARIZERS AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAYS - Organosilicon compounds are represented by the following formula:03-11-2010
20110261298PROTECTIVE FILM FOR POLARIZING PLATE - A protective film for polarizing plate comprising k layers (k is an integer of 2 or more) of thermoplastic resin layer laminated, wherein 10-27-2011
20080266494Method of Transforming a Light Beam, Optical Film for Performing the Method, and Display Device Having the Optical Film - In a method of transforming light, an optical film for performing the method and a display device having the optical film, an optical film includes an anisotropic film, an isotropic film, a λ/4 phase difference film and a λ/2 phase difference film. The anisotropic film having a first refractive index with respect to a first ray and a second refractive index with respect to a second ray. A refractive index of the isotropic film is substantially identical to the first refractive index. The λ/4 phase difference film delays wavelengths of the first and second rays by about λ/4. The λ/2 phase difference film delays the wavelength of the second ray by about λ/2.10-30-2008
20100085514METHOD OF MANUFACTURING LIQUID CRYSTAL DEVICE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DEVICE - A liquid crystal device includes a first substrate and a second substrate that are arranged so as to face each other, a liquid crystal layer that is pinched between the first substrate and the second substrate, one pair of polarizers that are arranged on both outer sides of the first substrate and the second substrate, a first optical element having a polarization separation function that is disposed in at least one spot of the first substrate, and a display area that contributes to display. The first optical element is arranged outside the display area.04-08-2010
20110134375VERTICALLY ALIGNED LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A vertically aligned liquid crystal display device is provided in which the phase difference value in the thickness direction of a liquid crystal layer is increased beyond a usual range, whereby the ON transmittance in high duty driving is increased to improve the contrast and the viewing angle.06-09-2011
20090231519LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display panel includes a liquid crystal cell, a first polarizing plate placed on one side of the liquid crystal cell, a second polarizing plate placed on the other side of the liquid crystal cell, a retardation film placed between the liquid crystal cell and the first polarizing plate, and a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer placed between the liquid crystal cell and the retardation film, wherein the first and second polarizing plates have absorption axes whose directions are substantially orthogonal to each other, the retardation film is a norbornene resin-containing stretched film and has a refractive index ellipsoid satisfying the relation nx≧nz>ny, and the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer includes a pressure-sensitive adhesive that may be produced by crosslinking a composition including a (meth)acrylate (co)polymer and a crosslinking agent including a peroxide as a main component. When the liquid crystal display panel is viewed from oblique directions, leakage of light and changes in color are small, and when the liquid crystal cell is recycled, the laminated film has a high level of easy peelability.09-17-2009
20110181813POLARIZATION PLATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - The present invention relates to a polarizer having an antistatic layer and a liquid crystal display. The present invention may provide a polarizer which may prevent malfunction of devices by static electricity generated in preparation or use procedures even without using the ITO layer conventionally formed between the upper glass substrate of a liquid crystal panel and a polarizer in a liquid crystal display for an antistatic purpose, and has excellent physical properties such as endurance reliability under high temperature or high humidity condition and optical characteristics, and a liquid crystal display thereof.07-28-2011
20120033159LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A VA-mode liquid crystal display device having a high display quality is provided. A liquid crystal display device according to the present invention includes a vertical alignment type liquid crystal layer; a first substrate and a second substrate facing each other with the liquid crystal layer interposed therebetween; a first electrode provided in the first substrate on the liquid crystal layer side and a second electrode provided in the second substrate on the liquid crystal layer side; and a first alignment film provided between the first electrode and the liquid crystal layer and a second alignment film provided between the second electrode and the liquid crystal layer. The liquid crystal display device includes a plurality of pixel areas located in a matrix. Each of the plurality of pixel areas includes a first liquid crystal domain in which a tilt direction of liquid crystal molecules at the center and in the vicinity thereof in a layer plane and in a thickness direction of the liquid crystal layer when a voltage is applied between the first electrode and the second electrode is a predetermined first direction, a second liquid crystal domain in which such a tilt direction is a predetermined second direction, a third liquid crystal domain in which such a tilt direction is a predetermined third direction and a fourth liquid crystal domain in which such a tilt direction is a predetermined fourth direction; and a difference between any two among the first direction, the second direction, the third direction and the fourth direction is approximately equal to an integral multiple of 90°. The first liquid crystal domain is close to at least a part of edges of the first electrode, and the at least a part includes a first edge portion, wherein an azimuthal angle direction perpendicular to the first edge portion and directed to the inside of the first electrode has an angle exceeding 90° with respect to the first direction. The second substrate includes a first rib provided in an area corresponding to the first edge portion.02-09-2012
20120033158LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A VA-mode liquid crystal display device having a high display quality is provided. A liquid crystal display device according to the present invention includes a vertical alignment type liquid crystal layer; a first substrate and a second substrate facing each other with the liquid crystal layer interposed therebetween; a first electrode provided in the first substrate on the liquid crystal layer side and a second electrode provided in the second substrate on the liquid crystal layer side; and a first alignment film provided between the first electrode and the liquid crystal layer and a second alignment film provided between the second electrode and the liquid crystal layer. The liquid crystal display device includes a plurality of pixel areas located in a matrix. Each of the plurality of pixel areas includes a first liquid crystal domain in which a tilt direction of liquid crystal molecules at the center and in the vicinity thereof in a layer plane and in a thickness direction of the liquid crystal layer when a voltage is applied between the first electrode and the second electrode is a predetermined first direction, a second liquid crystal domain in which such a tilt direction is a predetermined second direction, a third liquid crystal domain in which such a tilt direction is predetermined third direction and a fourth liquid crystal domain in which such a tilt direction is a predetermined fourth direction; a difference between any two among the first direction, the second direction, the third direction and the fourth direction is approximately equal to an integral multiple of 90°. The first liquid crystal domain is close to at least a part of the edges of the first electrode, and the at least a part includes a first edge portion, wherein an azimuthal angle component of an alignment regulation force caused by an oblique electric field generated in the vicinity of the first edge portion and an azimuthal angle component of an alignment regulation force caused by the second alignment film are opposite to each other. The second substrate includes a first rib provided in an area corresponding to the first edge portion.02-09-2012
20090207348OPTICAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING PROCESS FOR THE SAME - An optical display device of the invention includes an optical display panel, an optical film arranged so that at least one side of a surface on the optical display panel can be covered, and an adhesive layer for fixing the optical film on the optical display panel, wherein the adhesive layer is arranged outside a transparent substrate constituting the optical display panel as seen from a normal direction to a display surface of the optical display panel, and there is no gas layer between said optical film and the display area on the optical display panel.08-20-2009
20090207347LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS - There is provided a liquid crystal display panel having a high contrast ratio in a front direction. A liquid crystal panel of the present invention includes: a liquid crystal cell; a first polarizing plate placed on one side of the liquid crystal cell; and a second polarizing plate placed on another side of the liquid crystal cell. A transmittance (T08-20-2009
20090273744POLARIZER AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention relates to a polarizer and a method for produce for producing the same, and an LCD device. The polarizer includes a glass substrate and a metal wire grating disposed on the glass substrate. The polarizer disposed on the LCD device can greatly lower cost of the polarizer and the LCD device. Besides, the polarizer does not absorb incident lights so as to greatly reduce energy loss of lights passing through the polarizer and improve the utilization rate of light energy. The method includes: disposing a cathode and an anode in parallel on one glass substrate; connecting the cathode and the anode to a direct current power supply; dropping solution containing metal positive ions between the cathode and the anode; disposing another glass substrate on the cathode and the anode; adjusting temperature of the solution until the solution is frozen to be ice; adjusting the temperature until a liquid layer appears between the one glass substrate and the ice; and supplying power for the cathode and the anode so as to obtain the polarizer, which can greatly simplify the producing process of the polarizer and lower the producing cost of the polarizer.11-05-2009
20120268693CELLULOSE ACYLATE FILM, POLARIZER AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A cellulose acylate film, which comprises a cellulose acylate having a total degree of substitution of from 2.0 to 2.5, a first optical enhancer of an ester having an absorption maximum λmax at less than 250 nm, and a second optical enhancer having an absorption maximum λmax at from more than 240 nm to 300 nm, and satisfies the following formulae (1) and (2), in which the ester of the first optical enhancer is a compound obtained through condensation of an oxo-acid of an organic acid or an inorganic acid and a hydroxyl group-containing compound:10-25-2012
20120268692LIQUID CRYSTAL OPTICAL DEVICE AND ITS PRODUCTION PROCESS - A liquid crystal optical device comprising a pair of substrates having an electrode pair formed; a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between the substrates; an alignment layer to align the liquid crystal, provided on each of the facing surfaces of the substrates; and a polymer structure provided on the alignment layer; wherein the polymer structure is formed by curing a curable compound represented by the following formula (1), and when a voltage is not applied, liquid crystal molecules in the vicinity of an interface between the liquid crystal layer and the polymer structure have at least one direction of director different from the alignment direction by the alignment layer:10-25-2012
20090290104COMPOSITE POLARIZING PLATE, METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME, COMPOSITE OPTICAL MEMBER AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - Disclosed is a composite polarizing plate (11-26-2009
20080284949POLARIZER AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE USING SAME - An object of the present invention is to provide a liquid crystal display device having a wide view angle, reduced power consumption and high quality with an absorption axis of a polarizing plate and an optical axis of a retardation plate made to coincide with high accuracy without using expensive equipment and complicated steps. On a transparent substrate 11-20-2008
20090290105LIQUID CRYSTAL APPARATUS, COLOR FILTER SUBSTRATE, AND ARRAY SUBSTRATE - Disclosed is a liquid crystal apparatus including a plurality of dot regions. The liquid crystal apparatus includes a pair of transparent substrates disposed with a gap, a liquid crystal layer sandwiched by the pair of transparent substrates, and a polarizer formed by disposing, on at least one of surfaces of the pair of transparent substrates which are opposed to each other, a polarization layer group constituted of a plurality of polarization layers including an inorganic fine particle layer having a shape anisotropy, the polarization layer group corresponding to one of the dot region and the plurality of dot regions.11-26-2009
20090103013Polarizing plate and liquid crystal display device - A polarizing plate is provided and is excellent in characteristics of optical compensation, small in a change of polarization performance over time and excellent in moisture and heat resistance. The polarizing plate contains a polarizing film and two transparent protective films provided one on each side of the polarizing film, in which at least one of the two protective films is an optical compensatory sheet containing a cellulose acylate film. The polarizing plate has specified single-plate transmittance and polarization degree P and has specified ranges of variations of the transmittance and the polarization degree P after a passage of a specified period of time under a high-temperature high-humidity atmosphere and a high-temperature low-humidity atmosphere. The liquid crystal display device of VA mode using the polarizing plate is provided.04-23-2009
20090103018Liquid Crystal Display Device - A glass substrate (04-23-2009
20090103014Cellulose Acylate Film, and Polarizing Plate and Liquid Crystal Display Device Using the Same - A cellulose acylate film comprising: (A) at least one retardation regulator that has an absorbance, in terms of a 1.0 g/liter solution, of 0.1 or less for a 1 cm path length within a wavelength region of 450 nm or greater but not greater than 800 nm; and (B) at least one near infrared absorber that has at least one maximum absorption wavelength at 700 nm or greater but not greater than 1200 nm and has an absorbance, in terms of a 1.0 g/liter solution, of 30.0 or less for a 1 cm path length within a wavelength region of 450 nm or greater but not greater than 650 nm.04-23-2009
20110170040LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal display panel and a phase difference plate. The liquid crystal display panel includes an array substrate provided therein with pixel areas to display an image, an opposite substrate which faces the array substrate, and a blue-phase liquid crystal which is interposed between the array substrate and the opposite substrate. A reflective peak wavelength indicated by the peak reflectance of the blue-phase liquid crystal is positioned in the wavelength band of a visible light. The phase difference plate is provided above or below the liquid crystal display panel. The driving voltage and the memory ratio of the blue-phase liquid crystal are reduced, and the light leakage caused by a visible light selectively reflected by the blue-phase liquid crystal can be prevented.07-14-2011
20090296028OPTICAL SHEET AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY INCLUDING THE SAME - An optical sheet and a liquid crystal display including the same are disclosed. The optical sheet includes a reflective polarizing film, a first adhesive layer on one surface of the reflective polarizing film, and a first diffusion layer on the first adhesive layer. The first adhesive layer has first and second thicknesses. The first diffusion layer includes a first light transmitting material and a plurality of first diffusion particles. At least one of the first diffusion particles has a portion protruding above a surface of the first light transmitting material, and a height of the portion, h12-03-2009
20090296027ELLIPTICALLY POLARIZING PLATE AND IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - Provided are an elliptically polarizing plate that is excellent in contrast in an oblique direction and has a broadband and a wide viewing angle, and an image display device using the elliptically polarizing plate. The elliptically polarizing plate of the present invention includes in order: a polarizer; a protective layer; a first birefringent layer having a refractive index profile of nz>nx=ny; a second birefringent layer that functions as a λ/2 plate; and a third birefringent layer that functions as a λ/4 plate. A ratio Rth12-03-2009
20090167994METHOD OF MANUFACTURING POLARIZER, POLARIZER, POLARIZING PLATE, AND IMAGE DISPLAY - A method of manufacturing a polarizer is provided that makes it possible to manufacture a polarizer prevented from curling even when a liquid is brought into contact with a hydrophilic polymer film by being sprayed. A method of manufacturing a polarizer includes a swelling step A for swelling a hydrophilic polymer film 07-02-2009
20100277675POLARIZING PLATE, LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A polarizing plate in which even slight luminance nonuniformity is provided from occurring is provided. In this polarizing plate 11-04-2010
20100103353CONNECTION COMBINATION TYPE OPTICAL FILM, LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL, IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - An object of the invention is to prevent light leakage over time in a combined optical film including a plurality of optical films whose end faces are allowed to abut against each other. The invention is directed to a combined optical film, including: a plurality of optical films each having at least one end face, wherein the end faces abut against each other; and a transparent connection film that is adhered to at least one side of each of the optical films through a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer or an adhesive layer so that the optical films are joined by the transparent connection film.04-29-2010
20110205469PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE COMPOSITIONS, POLARIZERS AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAYS COMPRISING THE SAME - The present invention relates to a pressure-sensitive adhesive composition including interpenetrating polymer networks in a cured state, wherein the composition comprise a multi-functional acrylate and a thermal initiator; a polarizer; and a liquid crystal display comprising the same. In the present invention, the pressure-sensitive adhesive composition may be provided, which can outstandingly prevent light leakage phenomenon, with having excellent physical properties such as endurance reliability under high temperature and/or high humidity conditions and workability. Especially, according to the present invention, the pressure-sensitive adhesive composition, polarizer and liquid crystal display are provided, which can outstandingly prevent light leakage phenomenon even in large-sized display devices.08-25-2011
20100060827OPTICAL FILMS, RETARDATION FILMS, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY COMPRISING THE SAME - The present invention relates to an optical film that comprises a block copolymer that comprises a vinyl polymer block containing styrene or a derivative thereof, and a poly-dimethylsiloxane block, a retardation film using the same, a method of manufacturing them, and a liquid crystal display comprising the films.03-11-2010
20080239209Polarizer-and-compensator assembly and method for makeing the same - A method for making a polarizer-and-compensator assembly includes: (a) forming an alignment film on a releasable substrate; (b) forming a liquid crystal film on the alignment film so as to form a compensator layer on the releasable substrate; and (c) transferring the compensator layer from the releasable substrate to a polarizer plate by removing the releasable substrate from the compensator layer and attaching the alignment film to the polarizer plate.10-02-2008
20080239213LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE OPERATING IN A VERTICALLY ALIGNED MODE - A liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate and a second substrate sandwiching a liquid crystal layer therebetween, a first polarizer disposed adjacent to the first substrate at a side opposite to a side of the first polarizer facing the liquid crystal layer, with a first gap between the first polarizer and the first substrate, a second polarizer disposed adjacent to the second substrate at a side opposite to a side of the second polarizer facing the liquid crystal layer, with a second gap between the second polarizer and the second substrate, wherein at least one of the first and second gaps includes therein a first retardation film having a positive optical anisotropy and a second retardation film having a negative optical anisotropy, such that the first retardation film is disposed closer to the liquid crystal layer with respect to the second retardation film.10-02-2008
20080239211PROTECTIVE FILM FOR POLARIZING PLATE, POLARIZING PLATE, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - To provide a protective film for a polarizing plate that shows a water vapor transmission rate (WVTR10-02-2008
20090167995LCD WITH IMPROVED CONTRAST RATIO AND APPARATUS UTILIZING THE SAME - An LCD device with an LCD cell. The cell has a liquid crystal layer, a base panel adjacent to the liquid crystal layer and a top panel adjacent to the liquid crystal layer but opposing the base panel. The base panel has a first polarizer arranged to polarize incident light into a first direction. The top panel has a color filter with one or more color filter portions so as to produce light with a predetermined color, a second polarizer on a side of the color filter opposite to the liquid crystal layer and designed to polarize incident light into a second direction perpendicular to the first direction, and a third polarizer located between the color filter and the liquid crystal layer and designed to polarize incident light into the second direction.07-02-2009
20090033835Optical Compensation Sheet, Polarizing Plate and Liquid Crystal Display - An optical compensation sheet is provided and has a stretched polymer film or stretched cellulose acylate film and at least one optical anisotropic layer containing a liquid crystal compound, and has retardations satisfying the specific relationships defined in the specification.02-05-2009
20080273146Cellulose Acylate Film, Polarizing Plate And Liquid Crystal Display - A cellulose acylate film for optics having an in-plane retardation Re (λ) of 46≦Re (630)≦200, a retardation in a film thickness direction Rth (λ) of 70≦Rth (630)≦350 and a thickness variation between every 10 mm in a breadth direction of 0.6 μm or less.11-06-2008
20080291370LIQUID CRYSTAL DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREFOR, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A liquid crystal device includes: a first substrate; a second substrate that is disposed facing the first substrate; a liquid crystal layer that is sandwiched between the first substrate and the second substrate and is composed of a liquid crystal exhibiting, in an initial alignment state thereof, a vertical alignment and having negative dielectric anisotropy; a light shielding film that is formed on a side of the liquid crystal layer on the first substrate and that corresponds to a non-display region and defining a display region; a pixel electrode that is disposed, on the first substrate, from the display region with a periphery projecting on the light shielding film; a vertical alignment film that is disposed, on the pixel electrode, only in the display region or from the display region with a periphery projecting in the non-display region; and a horizontal alignment film that is disposed, in an area without the vertical alignment film above the light shielding film, with a periphery projecting on the pixel electrode.11-27-2008
20120293751LIQUID CRYSTAL DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS INCLUDING THE SAME - Disclosed herein is a liquid crystal device, including: a liquid crystal layer; a reflective layer for reflecting an outside light made incident thereto through the liquid crystal layer; and a retardation layer and a polarizing plate both disposed on a side to which the outside light is made incident in relation to the liquid crystal layer, wherein the retardation layer has an optical biaxial property.11-22-2012
20080309853Wide Viewing Angle Transflective Liquid Crystal Displays - Apparatus, methods and systems for a transmissive liquid crystal display including a plurality of pixel circuits, each pixel circuit including a reflective region and a transmissive region. The reflective region includes a polarization dependent reflector for reflecting ambient light. The reflective and transmissive regions include an initially homogeneously aligned liquid crystal layer sandwiched between a first and a second substrate. Each pixel further includes at lease one first transparent electrode as the common electrode and at least one second transparent electrode as the pixel electrode both formed on one of the same first and second substrates, wherein substantial fringe fields with rich horizontal electric fields are generated in the liquid crystal layer when voltage is applied to the pixel electrode, making the liquid crystal molecules rotate mainly in the horizontal direction to achieve wide viewing angle.12-18-2008
20080284951LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display (LCD) device includes a backlight assembly, a contrast ratio increasing LCD panel and an image displaying LCD panel. The contrast ratio increasing LCD panel is disposed on the backlight assembly to increase a contrast ratio. The image displaying LCD panel is disposed on the contrast ratio increasing LCD panel to display an image. Thus, the LCD device may have a high contrast ratio by increasing a contrast ratio between the luminance of a black color and the luminance of a white color.11-20-2008
20110141407Retardation substrate, method of manufacturing the same, and liquid crystal display - A retardation layer that includes regions causing different retardations can be manufactured easily. A retardation substrate includes a substrate and a solidified liquid crystal layer facing its main surface. The solidified liquid crystal layer includes first to third regions, and a degree of depolarization for each of the regions is less than 5.0×1006-16-2011
20110205470FLAT PANEL DISPLAY AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A flat panel display is disclosed. In one embodiment, the display includes a first substrate and an organic light emitting device formed over the first substrate, wherein the organic light emitting device comprises a first electrode layer, an organic light emitting layer, and a second electrode layer, and wherein the organic light emitting layer is interposed between the first and second electrode layers. The display also includes a second substrate attached to the first substrate by the use of a sealant and an In-Plane Switching (IPS) mode electrode layer formed between the first and second substrates, wherein the IPS mode electrode layer is closer to the second substrate than the first substrate, wherein the IPS mode electrode layer has first and second surfaces opposing each other, and wherein the first surface is closer to the second substrate than the first surface. The display further includes a first alignment layer formed on the second surface of the IPS mode electrode layer and a liquid crystal layer filled in a space formed between the first substrate and the second substrate, wherein at least part of the liquid crystal layer is formed over the organic light emitting device.08-25-2011
20080316396LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS - A liquid crystal display apparatus is provided. The liquid crystal display apparatus includes at least one incidence-side polarizer, a liquid crystal panel, at least one output-side polarizer, and a mechanism for turning each of the incidence-side polarizer and the output-side polarizer around an optical axis. The incidence-side polarizer is made of an inorganic material. The liquid crystal panel is provided for modulating the polarized state of light output from the incidence-side polarizer to output the modulated light. The output-side polarizer is made of an inorganic material for outputting the light incident from the liquid crystal panel.12-25-2008
20100208174Optical Compensation Film for LCD Viewing Angles Reduction - Displays having narrow viewing angles that can be fabricated using fabrication facilities geared toward wide angle displays are described. In one display, a narrow viewing angle optical film is placed between the LCD panel and the polarizers. The narrow viewing angel optical films have a vertically orientated optical axis and a positive birefringence.08-19-2010
20100265438DOUBLE SIDED LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY UNIT AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC APPARATUS COMPRISING A POLARIZING ELEMENT BETWEEN TWO LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANELS - A liquid crystal display device including two liquid crystal display panels located back to back is made thinner. A liquid crystal display device includes first and second liquid crystal display panels located back to back. The liquid crystal display device further includes a light source provided to a side of a rear substrate of the first liquid crystal display panel, a light source provided to a side of a rear substrate of the second liquid crystal display panel, and a polarizing element provided between the first and second liquid crystal display panels. The rear substrate of the first liquid crystal display panel includes a light guide layer for directing light, incident on the rear substrate from the light source and propagating inside the rear substrate, toward the second liquid crystal display panel. The rear substrate of the second liquid crystal display panel includes a light guide layer for directing light, incident on the rear substrate from the light source and propagating inside the rear substrate, toward the first liquid crystal display panel.10-21-2010
20080303987POLARIZING DEVICE, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME, LIQUID CRYSTAL DEVICE, AND PROJECTION DISPLAY DEVICE - A polarizing device includes: a polarizing device unit composed of a metallic film formed on a base, the metallic film having a plurality of slit-shaped openings; and an etching sacrifice layer provided between the base and the polarizing device unit, so that the etching sacrifice layer is partly etched together with the metallic film during the etching of the polarizing device unit; wherein the etching sacrifice layer is composed of a material that has an etching rate equal to or greater than that of the metallic film.12-11-2008
20120293750DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus includes a display panel disposed between a first polarizer and a second polarizer and having at least one first area and at least one second area. A first light-transmission axis direction of the first polarizer is substantially perpendicular to a second light-transmission axis direction of the second polarizer. The first light-transmission axis direction intersects a horizontal axis direction by about 45 degrees. When the display panel is in a narrow viewing angle display mode, the first and second areas have different brightness in a side viewing angle direction but have the same brightness in and around a normal viewing angle direction. When the display panel is in a wide viewing angle display mode, the first and second areas have substantially the same brightness in various viewing angle directions.11-22-2012
20120293753Drive scheme for stereoscopic display polarization modulator and apparatus for same - An improved drive scheme for a segmented polarizing modulator (or Polarization Control Panel) for use in an electronic stereoscopic display. The segmented polarization modulator segments are arranged contiguously in a direction of the sequential scan. The liquid crystal material used in each segment is driven in a manner to reduce the visibility of segment boundaries, by applying a positive or negative transition voltage (+T or −T volts) for a short period of time prior to applying +H and −H drive voltages. Optionally, the transition voltage may also be applied in transitioning from +H and −H drive voltages.11-22-2012
20080284952LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY MODULE - A liquid crystal display (LCD) panel and module is provided. The LCD panel includes a thin film transistor (TFT) array substrate, a color filter substrate, a liquid crystal layer, an upper polarizing plate and a lower polarizing plate. The color filter substrate is disposed over the TFT array substrate, and the liquid crystal layer is disposed between the TFT array substrate and the color filter substrate. In addition, the upper polarizing plate is disposed over the color filter substrate. Moreover, the lower polarizing plate is disposed over the TFT array substrate, and the lower polarizing plate includes, for example, a polarizer and a light scattering layer disposed over a surface of the polarizer.11-20-2008
20080284948Polarizing Element, Liquid Crystal Panel, Liquid Crystal Television, and Liquid Crystal Display Apparatus - It is the object of the present invention to provide a polarizing element capable of increasing a contrast ratio in an oblique direction and reducing a color shift in an oblique direction of a liquid crystal display apparatus. A polarizing element according to the present invention includes a polarizer, a negative C plate, a positive A plate, and a positive C plate each arranged on one side of the polarizer. The positive A plate is arranged between the polarizer and the positive C plate such that a slow axis of the positive A plate is substantially perpendicular to an absorption axis of the polarizer. The positive C plate has Rth11-20-2008
20110007248DEPOLARIZING FILM, PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THE SAME, AND LIQUID-CRYSTAL DISPLAY - Disclosed herein is a depolarizing film which is excellent in productivity and can have a large area. The depolarizing film is obtained by using birefringent very short fibers instead of inorganic birefringent crystals, such as calcite, for use in conventional depolarizing elements.01-13-2011
20110007247IPS LCD DEVICE HAVING A WIDER VIEWING ANGLE - An in-plane-switching-mode (IPS) LCD device includes a TFT substrate and a CF substrate sandwiching therebetween an LC layer, and a pair of polarizing films sandwiching therebetween the substrates and the LC layer. Each polarizing film has a polarization layer and a protective layer. An optical compensation layer having a birefringence is disposed between the light-emitting-side polarizing film and to the CF substrate. The optical compensation layer has an in-plane retardation of N01-13-2011
20110007245POLARIZER AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - A polarizer includes a polarizer main body, a first barrier layer disposed above the polarizer main body and/or a second barrier layer disposed below the polarizer main body. The first barrier layer and the second barrier layer include silicon nitride (SiNx).01-13-2011
20110007246LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - An LCD device is disclosed. The LCD device includes: a liquid crystal display panel; a backlight unit, under the liquid crystal display panel, configured to apply light to the liquid crystal display panel; a compensation film disposed on the liquid crystal display panel; and a fixing member disposed over the compensation film and configured to fix the liquid crystal display panel, the backlight unit, and the compensation film. The compensation film is configured to include a retardation film and a cholesteric liquid crystal polarizing film and to reflect wavelength band light suitable for a color tone of the fixing member, so that a color tone for a standby screen state of the liquid crystal display panel is determined.01-13-2011
20100141873LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS - It is an object of the present invention to provide a liquid crystal display panel having a high contrast ratio in a front direction.06-10-2010
20100271574CELLULOSE ACYLATE LAMINATE FILM, METHOD FOR PRODUCING CELLULOSE ACYLATE LAMINATE FILM, POLARIZER AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A cellulose acylate laminate film, which comprises a low-substitution layer comprising a non-phosphate compound and a cellulose acylate having a total degree of acyl substitution of more than 2.0 and less than 2.7 and a high-substitution layer comprising a cellulose acylate having a total degree of acyl substitution of more than 2.710-28-2010
20100271576OPTICAL COMPENSATION FILM FOR LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAYS AND INVENTIONS ASSOCIATED THEREWITH - Compensation films for liquid crystal displays, polarizer plates having at least one such compensation film, liquid crystal displays having compensation films, and a method for producing compensation films, polarizer plates, and liquid crystal displays, as well as the use of compounds of the formula (I) described below in more detail as additives to compensation films for liquid crystal displays is provided. The optical compensation films include one or more rod-shaped liquid crystals of the formula (I) as additives, wherein the radicals have the meanings provided in the description for adjusting suitable retardation values Re and Rth.10-28-2010
20100271573LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device comprising: a first polarizer; a second polarizer; a liquid crystal cell; a first birefringent layer; and a second birefringent layer, the second polarizer having an absorption axis orthogonal to an absorption axis of the first polarizer, the liquid crystal cell being disposed between the first polarizer and the second polarizer, the first birefringent layer being disposed between the first polarizer and the liquid crystal cell, satisfying 0.6≦Nz(550)≦6, and having an in-plane slow axis orthogonal to the absorption axis of the first polarizer, the second birefringent layer being disposed between the liquid crystal cell and the second polarizer, satisfying −5≦Nz(550)≦0.4, and having an in-plane slow axis parallel to the absorption axis of the second polarizer, and at least one of the first and second birefringent layers satisfying |Rxy(450)|≦|Rxy(550)|≦|Rxy(650)|.10-28-2010
20090051858OPTICAL COMPENSATION FILM, METHOD OF PRODUCING THE SAME, AND POLARIZING PLATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - Provided is an optical compensation film comprising a support, an alignment layer, and an optically anisotropic layer formed of a liquid crystal composition in this order, said support being a cyclic polyolefin polymer film having a surface thereof subjected to corona discharge treatment or atmospheric pressure plasma treatment, wherein said alignment layer is disposed in contact with said treated surface of said support, said liquid crystal composition comprises a radical polymerization initiator capable of generating a halogen radical or a hydrocarbon radical having atoms other than hydrogen atom of the number equal to or smaller than 8, and said optically anisotropic layer is a layer formed by curing said liquid crystal composition on said alignment layer via polymerization.02-26-2009
20090128747Method for Producing Cellulose Acylate Film, Polarizing Plate and Liquid Crystal Display - A method for producing a cellulose acylate film is provided and includes the steps of: a stretching step of stretching a film; and a shrinking step of shrinking the film05-21-2009
20090161042Display element and display device - A display element having high response property, wide viewing angle property, and high contrast property, and exhibiting a wide driving temperature range and excellent durability and reliability. Between two facing substrates (06-25-2009
20110205471CONTROLLING POLARIZATION FOR LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAYS - Certain embodiments of liquid crystal display protection panels and liquid crystal display protection panel integrals have low reflection for outdoor applications. Various embodiments also have the advantage of being able to provide increased contrast and brightness for certain convenient viewing directions for outdoor viewers wearing polarized sunglasses.08-25-2011
20090128745POLARIZING PLATE - A polarizing plate comprising (a) a layer composed of a plurality of polyvinyl alcohol fibers adsorbing a dichroic pigment and having an aspect ratio of 10 or more, which are arranged in a planar form in one direction, or the above layer (a) and (b) a layer composed of a plurality of fibers having an aspect ratio of 10 or more and a difference between the refractive index of fiber in long axis and the refractive index of fiber in short axis of 0.05 or more and not adsorbing a dichroic pigment, which are arranged in a planar form in one direction, and/or (b′) a plurality of fibers having an aspect ratio of 10 or more and a difference between the refractive index of fiber in long axis and the refractive index of fiber in short axis of less than 0.05 and not adsorbing a dichroic pigment, which are arranged in a planar form in one direction, and (c) an optically transparent resin.05-21-2009
20130120692LIQUID CRYSTAL ELEMENT AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A liquid crystal element with a high contrast ratio and a method for manufacturing thereof is provided. A liquid crystal element includes a structure body containing a liquid crystal through which diffracted light of the same or substantially the same wavelength is emitted in a blue phase, i.e., a structure body containing a liquid crystal which shows platelet texture which is not varied.05-16-2013
20130120693POLARIZING PLATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY INCLUDING THE SAME - A polarizing plate includes a polarizer and a protective film facing a surface of the polarizer, the protective film having a water vapor transmission rate (WVTR) of about 100 g/m05-16-2013
20090027599Optical film, optical compensation sheet, polarizing plate, and liquid crystal display device - An optical film, which contains a cellulose acylate, at least one compound of formula (I) in an amount of 0.01 to 20 mass parts, and at least one cyclic compound having at least three substituents in an amount of 0.01 to 20 mass parts, to 100 mass parts of the cellulose acylate:01-29-2009
20090128750LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND THIN FILM TRANSISTOR SUBSTRATE THEREFOR - The invention is directed to an improved flat panel liquid crystal display (LCD). In one embodiment the improved LCD includes a liquid crystal layer that completely fills a gap formed between a color filter array and a thin film transistor (TFT) array. The TFT array includes a substrate that includes one or more pixel areas. Each pixel area may be divided into at least two pixel sub-areas. Each pixel sub-area is configured to have a different electric field than its counterparts, such that mutual compensation in the sub-areas decreases distortion of a gamma curve and improves lateral visibility of the flat panel display. In one embodiment, a first pixel electrode is formed in a first of the at least two pixel sub-areas; and a second pixel electrode is formed in a second of the at least two pixel sub-areas.05-21-2009
20090128746DISPLAY - A display includes a display device having a first polarizer and a second polarizer or a reflector, and a display layer disposed between the first polarizer and the second polarizer or the reflector. A liquid crystal layer is disposed between the display layer and one of the first polarizer and the second polarizer or reflector. The liquid crystal molecules of at least one region of the liquid crystal layer are switchable between a first state in which the display has a first display mode with a first viewing angle range and a second state in which the display has a second display mode having a second viewing angle range smaller than the first viewing angle range. In the second state, liquid crystal molecules of the at least one region are tilted with respect to the normal axis of the display over at least a portion of the thickness of the liquid crystal layer, and lie substantially parallel to a plane defined by the normal axis of the display and the transmission axis or absorption axis of the first polarizer or one of the first and second polarizers.05-21-2009
20120140151LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND MULTILAYER POLARIZATION PLATE - A liquid crystal panel 06-07-2012
20120069275LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The invention is to provide an AM device containing a liquid crystal composition that satisfies at least one of characteristics such as a high maximum temperature of a nematic phase, a low minimum temperature of a nematic phase, a small viscosity, a large optical anisotropy, a large dielectric anisotropy, a large specific resistance, a high stability to ultraviolet light and a high stability to heat, or that is suitably balanced regarding at least two of the characteristics, and having a short response time, a large voltage holding ratio, a large contrast ratio, a long service life and so forth, where the liquid crystal display device contains the liquid crystal composition that includes a specific compound having a large dielectric anisotropy as a first component and having positive dielectric anisotropy.03-22-2012
20090002608Polarizer, optical film using the same, and image display device using the same - A polarizer that can be used for forming a liquid crystal display or an electroluminescent display with less display irregularities and excellent display characteristics is provided. The polarizer contains a dichroic material in a matrix, and its in-plane retardation at a measurement wavelength providing no absorption is in a range of 950 to 1350 nm. The measurement wavelength is preferably a wavelength that the dichroic material provides no absorption, and it is 1000 nm, for example.01-01-2009
20090002606Liquid Crystal Panel and Liquid Crystal Display Apparatus - Provided are a liquid crystal panel capable of constituting a liquid crystal display apparatus in which a contrast and a display color are unlikely to change depending upon a viewing angle and an azimuth, and a liquid crystal display apparatus using the liquid crystal panel. The liquid crystal panel of the present invention at least includes a liquid crystal cell, a first polarizer placed on one side of the liquid crystal cell, a second polarizer placed on another side of the liquid crystal cell, a first optical element placed between the liquid crystal cell and the first polarizer, a second optical element placed between the liquid crystal cell and the first optical element, and a third optical element placed between the liquid crystal cell and the second polarizer, in which an absorption axis of the first polarizer is perpendicular to an absorption axis of the second polarizer, the first optical element has a relationship of nz>nx=ny, the second optical element has a relationship of nx>ny=nz and a slow axis thereof parallel to an absorption axis of the first polarizer, and the third optical element has an optical isotropy.01-01-2009
20090257004POLARIZATION FILM - A polarization film comprising at least a polarization layer subject to a laminating treatment along a predetermined laminating direction, wherein the polarization film further comprises an adhesive layer that is capable of being affixed onto a base and has a maximal shrinkage resistance in the laminating direction of the polarization layer10-15-2009
20110222002LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display includes a first substrate, and a first optical conversion layer disposed on the first substrate. The first optical conversion layer includes a reflecting unit reflecting incident light, and a polarizing unit. The polarizing unit transmits light which oscillates in a first direction among the incident light, and reflects light which oscillates in a second direction different from the first direction among the incident light. The reflecting unit and the polarizing unit of the first optical conversion layer may be disposed in at least one pixel area.09-15-2011
20090015762DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus includes a liquid crystal panel including a pair of substrates and a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between the substrates; a polarizing plate provided on the side of the liquid crystal panel from which display light is to be extracted; and a common electrode and a plurality of pixel electrodes disposed in an insulating state on a face of one of the substrates adjacent the liquid crystal layer. The transmission axis of the polarizing plate extends obliquely with respect to outer peripheral sides of a display screen. Each pixel electrode has a substantially quadrilateral outer shape having two major sides substantially parallel or perpendicular to the transmission axis of the polarizing plate. Each pixel electrode has plural electrode portions extending in parallel to the major sides of the outer shape of the pixel electrode in the outer shape.01-15-2009
20090051857LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND PROJECTOR - A liquid crystal display device includes: a liquid crystal cell including liquid crystal operating in a twisted nematic mode; a first quartz plate optically compensating for the liquid crystal cell; a second quartz plate optically compensating for the liquid crystal cell; and a pair of polarizing elements disposed with the liquid crystal cell, the first quartz plate, and the second quartz plate interposed therebetween. Here, the thickness d [μm] of the first and second quartz plates, the polar angle θ [°] of the optical axis of the first and second quartz plates, and the cell gap CG [μm] of the liquid crystal cell satisfy the following conditional expressions:02-26-2009
20090096962Cellulose Esters with High Hyrdoxyl Content and Their Use in Liquid Crystal Displays - The invention relates to the preparations and uses of cellulose esters with a high degree of substitution of hydroxyl groups (also called high DS04-16-2009
20090086130OPTICAL FILM, POLARIZING PLATE, AND LIQUID-CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - An optical film comprising a transparent film, and, on the film, at least one layer formed by applying a composition comprising a titanium compound and/or a zirconium compound and a vinyl alcohol-based resin to a surface is disclosed.04-02-2009
20090086129LAMINATED OPTICAL FILM, POLARIZING PLATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A laminated optical film including a first optical anisotropic layer, and a second optical anisotropic layer, wherein Relationship (1) is satisfied when a slow phase axis of the first optical anisotropic layer is substantially perpendicular to a slow phase axis of the second optical anisotropic layer,04-02-2009
20090086128LAMINATED OPTICAL FILM, POLARIZING PLATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A laminated optical film including a first optical anisotropic layer, and a second optical anisotropic layer, wherein Rth1 of the first optical anisotropic layer, and Rth2 of the second optical anisotropic layer satisfy one of Relationships (1) and (2), and04-02-2009
20090086126Polarizing plate and liquid crystal display device using the same - A polarizing plate comprising: a first protective film; a polarizer; and a second protective film, in this order, wherein at least one of the first protective film and the second protective film has an adhesive layer, and wherein the at least one of the first protective film and the second protective film has a modulus of elasticity E satisfying numerical formula (1), and the adhesive layer undergoes creep deformation of less than 70 μm when a piece of which having a size of 10 mm in width and 10 mm in length is stuck on an alkali-free glass plate and a load of 200 g is applied thereto in an atmosphere of 50° C. for 1 hour: numerical formula (1): 500 MPa≦E≦3000 MPa.04-02-2009
20090086127LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS - A liquid crystal display apparatus, includes a liquid crystal panel including a first substrate, a second substrate disposed in an opposing relationship to the first substrate with a space left, and a liquid crystal layer provided in the space between the first and second substrates, the liquid crystal panel including a pixel region in which a plurality of pixels are provided on the faces of the first and second substrates which oppose to each other such that illuminating light irradiated from the first substrate side upon the second substrate side is transmitted through the pixel region to display an image, and the liquid crystal panel further including a light scattering layer provided on the face of the first substrate on which the illuminating light is illuminated and configured to scatter and transmit the light.04-02-2009
20090096961OPTICAL FILM, POLARIZING PLATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - An optical film, which is an optically compensatory film that comprises: at least two optically anisotropic layers comprising a first optically anisotropic layer and a second optically anisotropic layer, wherein the first optically anisotropic layer is formed by mixing two or more liquid crystal compounds having different structures with each other.04-16-2009
20090231518OPTICAL FILM, POLARIZATION PLATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPALY - [Problems] To provide an optical film for a liquid crystal display, in which a wide range of a retardation of transmitted light can be controlled in manufacturing and good viewing angle compensation effects on such as preventing light leakage or color dropout (coloring) in true black display and achieving a high contrast in all directions can be obtained when used in liquid crystal display.09-17-2009
20080291371LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The object of the present invention is to provide a liquid crystal display device having high contrast and excellent viewing angle characteristic which can be manufactured without employing the phase compensation film and with low cost. The technical solution is to form a liquid crystal panel of an active matrix type liquid crystal display device having the following structure, that is, each of the pixels of said liquid crystal panel comprises liquid crystal layer, and said liquid crystal layer comprises a first orientation region in a first liquid crystal orientation direction and a second orientation region in a second liquid crystal orientation direction, furthermore, the difference between said first liquid crystal orientation direction and said second liquid crystal orientation direction is about 180 degrees, and the transmission axes of two polarizers, between which said liquid crystal layer is sandwiched, are perpendicular with each other, furthermore, angles of about 45 degrees are formed by the transmission axes of the two polarizers together with said first and second orientation directions.11-27-2008
20090103017LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal panel 04-23-2009
20090103015Polarizing Plate and Liquid Crystal Display Device - A polarizing plate comprising at least one protective film; and a polarizing film, wherein the protective film disposed on a liquid crystal cell side has Re04-23-2009
20090103012Liquid crystal display device - A liquid crystal display device of an in-plane switching mode comprises at least an optically anisotropic member and a liquid crystal cell disposed between a pair of polarizers having absorption axes disposed approximately perpendicularly to each other, wherein n04-23-2009
20090244447DIRECTIONAL DIFFUSION FILM, POLARIZING PLATE, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING DIRECTIONAL DIFFUSION FILM - A directional diffusion film with diffusion properties that vary depending on the incidence angle is characterized in that a diffusion axis direction is in the range of 20° to 50° with respect to a normal direction of the film, and a diffusion half-value angle is at least 20° and lower than 90°. The diffusion axis direction is a light irradiation direction in which the strongest diffusion light is obtained when the film is irradiated with light. The diffusion half-value angle is a diffusion angle at which intensity of outgoing diffusion light at a plane A is 50% of the peak intensity, with the plane A containing the normal direction and the diffusion axis direction of the directional diffusion film, when collimated light is incident at an incidence angle of 30° from the normal direction of the directional diffusion film in the plane A. A polarizing plate containing the directional diffusion film. An LCD device containing the directional diffusion film.10-01-2009
20090213306Liquid Crystal Display and Display - A liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal display panel having a first substrate, a second substrate disposed on an observer side with respect to the first substrate and opposed to the first substrate, a liquid crystal held between the first substrate and the second substrate, an upper polarizing plate disposed on the observer side with respect to the second substrate, and a resin film disposed on the observer side with respect to the upper polarizing plate and affixed in contact with the upper polarizing plate. The resin film is higher in surface hardness than the upper polarizing plate and has a surface hardness of at least 3H in terms of surface pencil hardness. Each of the first and second substrates have a thickness of no greater than 0.5 mm, and a total thickness of the liquid crystal display panel is no greater than 2 mm.08-27-2009
20090213304SYSTEM FOR THERMALLY CONTROLLING DISPLAYS - Exemplary embodiments provide a system for thermally controlling an electronic display. A glass substrate containing a pyrolytic electrically conductive layer is utilized. The electrically conductive layer may be used as a passive thermal insulator or may be electrically energized to further heat the glass substrate. The glass may be used with a closed loop plenum which may further heat/cool the display. Additional glass layers may be added in order to polarize light or provide anti-reflective properties.08-27-2009
20090225257LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS - A liquid crystal display apparatus includes: a vertical alignment type liquid crystal cell including a first substrate formed with a first electrode, a second substrate formed with a second electrode, and a liquid crystal layer containing liquid crystal molecules given a pretilt angle; a pair of polarizer plates sandwiching the cell; and a driver device for applying a voltage of a multiplex driving waveform across the first and second electrodes, wherein in a display in-plane parallel to a surface of the first or second substrate, at least one of the first and second electrodes has a zigzag border alternately coupling a first border perpendicular to display in-plane components of directors of liquid crystal molecules in a middle area along a thickness direction of the liquid crystal layer in the absence of applied voltage and a second border extending along a direction crossing the first boarder.09-10-2009
20090251643POLARIZING PLATE, MANUFACTURING METHOD OF POLARIZING PLATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS - A polarizing plate arranged on at least one surface of a liquid crystal cell for use in a liquid crystal display apparatus, comprising a first polarizing plate protective film, a polarizing film, and a second polarizing plate protective film, the first polarizing plate protective film being arranged on the liquid crystal cell side with respect to a polarizing film, and the second polarizing plate protective film being arranged on the side opposite to the liquid crystal cell intervening the polarizing film, wherein the first polarizing plate protective film contains a cellulose ester and a hindered phenol compound in an amount of 0.01 to 5.0 weight % based on the total weight of the cellulose ester.10-08-2009
20090244446LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device containing a first polarizing plate, a first retardation film, a liquid crystal cell, a second retardation film, and a second polarizing plate in this order from a light incident side, wherein an absorption axis of the first polarizing plate and an absorption axis of the second polarizing plate are orthogonal to each other, and wherein the first retardation film is configured to change a polarization state of light to a state of a fixed point before the light enters the liquid crystal cell so as to allow the liquid crystal cell transmit the light having the polarization state of the fixed point10-01-2009
20090244445Polarizing Plate and Liquid Crystal Display Device - A polarizing plate comprising a polarizer, and a cycloolefin polymer film having a surface bonded to at least one surface of the polarizer, the surface of the cycloolefin polymer film having a mean surface roughness Ra falling within the range from 10 nm to 200 nm, and a shrinkage ratio of the polarizer, after being allowed to stand in an atmosphere at 105° C. for 10 hours, being equal to or smaller than 20% in the direction of transmission axis thereof, is disclosed.10-01-2009
20090251645LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY HAVING WIDE VIEWING ANGLE - A liquid crystal display includes a first substrate with pixel electrodes, and a second substrate with a common electrode facing the first substrate. The common electrode has depression patterns corresponding to the pixel electrodes. The side wall of each depression pattern is at an angle of 30-120 degrees with respect to the first substrate. The depression patterns of the common electrode are formed through making depression patterns at color filters. In this structure, the liquid crystal display bears wide viewing angle and good picture quality.10-08-2009
20090251644POLARIZER AND LIQUID CYRISTAL DISPLAY USING THE SAME - Disclosed is a liquid crystal display and a polarizing plate used in the same. The liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal cell and a first polarizing plate and a second polarizing plate respectively provided on each side of the liquid crystal cell. The first polarizing plate and the second polarizing plate each includes a polyvinyl alcohol polarizing film and protective films provided on both sides of the polyvinyl alcohol polarizing film, the protective films that are provided on surfaces opposite to the liquid crystal cell of the first polarizing plate and the second polarizing plate each has vapor transmissivity of 100 g/m Day or less, and the protective films that are provided on surfaces abutting the liquid crystal cell of the first polarizing plate and the second polarizing plate each has the vapor transmissivity of more than 1,500 g/m Day. When the protective films that are provided on surfaces opposite to the liquid crystal cell of the first polarizing plate and the second polarizing plate each has a UV absorption ability, the protective films that are provided on surfaces abutting the liquid crystal cell of the first polarizing plate and the second polarizing plate each has the vapor transmissivity of more than 200 g/m Day.10-08-2009
20100177267Integrated Wide Viewing Film and in-Plane Switching Liquid Crystal Display with the Same - There is provided an integrated wide viewing film including: a first film having an optical axis located in-plan; and a second film having an optical axis located in a thickness direction thereof, and inclined at a 5predetermined angle in an in-plane direction. The IPS-LCD employing the integrated wide viewing film can be significantly improved in a contrast ratio in a diagonal direction.07-15-2010
20090128749LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY INCLUDING CIRCULAR OR POLYGONAL POLARIZING PLATES EACH WHOSE ABSORPTION AND TRANSMISSION AXES HAVE IMPROVED PRECISION IN DIRECTION - A peripheral part of a substrate 05-21-2009
20090128748TRANSPARENT POLYMER FILM AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING IT, AND RETARDATION FILM, POLARIZER AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE COMPRISING THE FILM - A transparent polymer film satisfying Rth/Re<0.5, Re>0 and Rth>0, and having a moisture permeability at 40° C. and a relative humidity of 90% of at least 100 g/(m05-21-2009
20100265437LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal layer which is arranged between first and second aligning films formed on inner sides of first and second substrates, has liquid crystal molecules twist-aligned in a direction from the first aligning film toward the second aligning film when an electric field is not applied between first and second electrodes, and generates retardation of substantially λ/2 with respect to transmitted light. First and second polarizing plates are arranged on outer sides of the first and second substrates. A transmission axis or an absorption axis of the first polarizing plate is substantially matched with a direction along which the liquid crystal molecules in the vicinity of the first aligning film are aligned when a sufficiently intensive electric field is applied.10-21-2010
20100157206POLARIZING PLATE PROTECTIVE FILM, POLARIZING PLATE, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - Disclosed is a polarizing plate protective film having high dimensional stability against moisture. Also disclosed are a polarizing plate using such a polarizing plate protective film, and a liquid crystal display. Specifically disclosed is a polarizing plate protective film which is characterized by containing a cellulose ester and a polymer X which is obtained by copolymerizing at least a styrene derivative monomer Xa having no hydroxyl group and an ethylenically unsaturated monomer Xb having a hydroxyl group or a carboxyl group, and has a weight average molecular weight of 500-100,000.06-24-2010
20120194767IPS OR FFS-MODE LIQUID-CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - An IPS or FFS-mode liquid-crystal display device includes an optical compensatory film having a first retardation region and a second retardation region adjacent to the first retardation region, wherein a slow axis of the first retardation region is parallel to a slow axis of the second retardation region, retardation in-plane at a wavelength of 550 nm, Re(550) of the second retardation region is equal to or less than 20 nm, and retardation along the thickness-direction at a wavelength of 550 nm, Rth(550) of the second retardation region is from 20 nm to 120 nm, the first retardation region includes a retardation layer containing a vertically-aligned discotic liquid-crystal compound, and Re thereof at a wavelength of 450 nm, 550 nm and 650 nm, Re(450), Re(550) and Re(650) satisfy Re(450)/Re(550) of from 1 to 1.13 and Re(650)/Re(550) of from 0.94 to 1.08-02-2012
20100165262OPTICAL LAMINATED FILM, METHOD FOR PRODUCING CONTINUOUS OPTICAL LAMINATED FILM, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - The optical laminated film of the present invention comprises a polarizer and a retardation film laminated on one surface of the polarizer, in which the polarizer has a drawn film of a hydrophilic polymer containing a dichroic material. An in-plane birefringence index (Δn07-01-2010
20100157207IN-PLANE SWITCHING MODE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME - An in-plane switching mode liquid crystal display device includes: first and second substrates facing and spaced apart from each other; a first polarizing plate including a supporting layer, a first polarizing layer and a first protecting layer sequentially on an outer surface of the first substrate; a second polarizing plate including a first compensating layer, a second compensating layer, a second polarizing layer and a second protecting layer sequentially on an outer surface of the second substrate, the first and second compensating layers including positive and negative biaxial retardation films, respectively; and a liquid crystal layer between the first and second substrates.06-24-2010
20100157205LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS - There is provided a liquid crystal panel and a liquid crystal display apparatus in which light leakage occurring from a peripheral portion of a screen is small, and which has excellent display uniformity in a high humidity environment.06-24-2010
20100182548CELLULOSE ESTER FILM, METHOD FOR PRODUCING CELLULOSE ESTER FILM, POLARIZING PLATE USING THE SAME, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - Disclosed is a cellulose ester film which is suppressed in volatilization of components during film formation, while having high surface flatness, high durability after saponification and good adhesion to a polarizer. Also disclosed is a method for producing such a cellulose ester film by melt forming. Further disclosed are a polarizing plate having high light resistance and high durability, and a liquid crystal display having high image quality. Specifically disclosed is a cellulose ester film characterized by containing a cellulose ester, a compound represented by the general formula (1) below, and a compound represented by the general formula (2) below.07-22-2010
20100165265LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING WIDE VIEWING ANGLE - Disclosed is a liquid crystal display device having a wide viewing angle, in which compensation films are disposed between a liquid crystal display panel and polarizers to change a polarized state of light, which is incident on the liquid crystal display panel and output therefrom through the polarizers, thereby preventing light from being leaked in a diagonal direction of the liquid crystal display device in a normally black mode.07-01-2010
20100165264LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - The present invention provides a liquid crystal panel that can provide a neutral display that is free from coloring in every direction. The liquid crystal panel includes a first polarizer 07-01-2010
20100188619METHOD FOR PRODUCING THERMOPLASTIC FILM AND OPTICAL COMPENSATION FILM FOR LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANELS PRODUCED BY USING THE METHOD - There is provided a method for producing a thermoplastic film, which can suppress the occurrence of residual strain in the film caused by the polishing roller method to prevent the occurrence of stretch non-uniformity in stretching operation and provide a film that has excellent optical characteristics. The molten resin extruded from a die into a sheet is fed between a pair of polishing rollers and cooled while being held and pressed between them so that a cellulose acylate film is formed. The surface of the polishing roller is made up of a fluorine resin.07-29-2010
20100188621LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device of the present invention is arranged such that a retardation of a liquid crystal layer which obtained while no voltage is applied falls within ± (a value which is one-tenth of a main wavelength) of a value obtained by adding natural number times the main wavelength to a total retardation of at least one optical compensation film. This allows suppression of a transmittance during no voltage application.07-29-2010
20100182546LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS - It is an object of the present invention to provide a liquid crystal display panel having a high contrast ratio.07-22-2010
20100188620ACRYLIC PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE COMPOSITIONS - The present invention relates to an acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive composition, and more particularly, to an acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive composition, which comprises (a) 100 weight parts of an acrylic copolymer, (b) 0.001 to 30 weight parts of an antistatic agent; and (c) 0.01 to 10 weight parts of a corrosion inhibitor, thereby being optically transparent, causing durability and reliability not to change, and simultaneously improving antistatic performance and preventing generation of corrosion although the adhesive composition comes into contact with a metal surface.07-29-2010
20100188623LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREOF - The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device capable of improving display qualities in a frame region and a production method thereof. The present invention is a liquid crystal display device including: 07-29-2010
20090046225OPTICAL FILM, AND POLARIZING PLATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - An optical film includes a cellulose acylate that has a weight-average molecular weight of 300,000 or more; and a compound that is capable of decreasing a retardation in a thickness-direction and has a weight-average molecular weight of 1,000 or more.02-19-2009
20080211997POLARIZING PLATES AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAYS COMPRISING THE SAME - A polarizing plate is provided. The polarizing plate includes a polarizing film, a first protective film and a second protective film respectively disposed on both sides of the polarizing film, and a polyimide optical compensation film having thickness direction retardation (Rth) or both, in-plane retardation (R0) and thickness direction retardation (Rth) disposed on the first protective film. The invention also provides a liquid crystal display including the polarizing plate.09-04-2008
20080211998PIXEL ELECTRODE STRUCTURE FOR A LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY WITH A HIGH APERTURE RATIO - A pixel electrode structure for a liquid crystal display with a high aperture ratio increases the aperture ratio and eliminates Mura phenomenon. Any two adjacent pixel electrodes are disconnected to each other. Each pixel electrode comprises a first-lengthwise periphery that overlaps a first-adjacent data line to form a first overlapping portion, and a second-lengthwise periphery that overlaps a second-adjacent data line to form a second overlapping portion. The first-lengthwise periphery and the second-lengthwise periphery have an identical triangle-wave profile and are symmetrical to each other. The triangle-wave profile is formed by connecting a plurality of right-angled and equilateral triangles.09-04-2008
20080211996Optical Film, Polarizing Plate and Liquid Crystal Display Device - A novel optical film is disclosed. The optical film comprises an optically anisotropic layer comprising oriented optical elements, wherein the optical elements are oriented in the optically anisotropic layer with an order parameter, which expresses the degree of orientation of said optical elements, varying in the direction of film thickness.09-04-2008
20130215365DISPLAY APPARATUS AND DISPLAY METHOD - A display apparatus switchable between a first mode and a second mode is provided. The display apparatus includes a transparent light emitting layer, a light modification layer and a first polarization layer. The transparent light emitting layer is configured to display image in the first mode and be disabled in the second mode. The light modification layer is disposed under the transparent light emitting layer. The first polarization layer between the transparent light emitting layer and the light modification layer is configured to polarize an incident light which transmits through the transparent light emitting layer. When the display apparatus is operated in the first mode, the light modification layer is configured to absorb the incident light, and when the display apparatus is operated in the second mode, the light modification layer is configured to reflect the incident light. Another display apparatus and a display method are also provided.08-22-2013
20100225856MULTI-LAYER ACHROMATIC LIQUID CRYSTAL POLARIZATION GRATINGS AND RELATED FABRICATION METHODS - A multi-layer polarization grating includes a first polarization grating layer, a second polarization grating layer on the first polarization grating layer, and a third polarization grating layer on the second polarization grating layer, such that the second polarization grating layer is between the first and third polarization grating layers. The second polarization grating layer has a periodic molecular structure that is offset relative to that of the first polarization grating layer along an interface therebetween. The third polarization grating layer may also have a periodic molecular structure that is offset relative to that of the second polarization grating layer along an interface therebetween. As such, the periodic molecular structures of the first and second polarization orating layers may be out of phase by a first relative angular shift, and the periodic molecular structures of the second and third polarization grating layers may be out of phase by a second relative angular shift. Related fabrication methods are also discussed.09-09-2010
20100238385POLARIZING ELEMENT, POLARIZING ELEMENT MANUFACTURING METHOD, LIQUID CRYSTAL DEVICE, AND PROJECTION DISPLAY - A polarizing element manufacturing method includes (a) forming a plurality of fine metal wires by forming a metal film on a substrate and patterning the metal film, (b) applying, onto a base material, a glass precursor solution for forming a protective layer for protecting the fine metal wires, (c) placing the substrate on the base material so that ends of the fine metal wires are immersed in the glass precursor solution, and (d) forming the protective layer by drying the glass precursor solution, and bonding together the base material and the substrate with the protective layer therebetween.09-23-2010
20100238383POLARIZING PLATE, IMAGE DISPLAY, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING POLARIZING PLATE - A polarizing plate is provided that has high hardness, can have a reduced thickness, and has excellent in polarization properties. The polarizing plate includes a polarizer, an adhesive layer, and a cured resin layer. The adhesive layer is stacked on at least one surface of the polarizer. The cured resin layer is stacked on the surface of the adhesive layer located on the opposite side to the polarizer. The adhesive layer has a thickness in the range of 0.1 μm to 10 μm. The cured resin layer is formed of a solventless photocurable composition containing component (A) and component (B), with component (A) being at least one of a polyfunctional acrylic monomer and a polyfunctional methacrylic monomer and component (B) being a photocurable prepolymer.09-23-2010
20100225855NORMALLY BLACK TRANSFLECTIVE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAYS - Techniques are provided for normally black multi-mode LCDs using homogeneously aligned liquid crystal materials which optical birefringence is electrically controllable. A light recycling/redirecting film may be added between a BLU and a nearby polarization layer to recycle backlight from a reflective part of an LCD unit structure into a transmissive part of the same structure to increase the optical output efficiency of the BLU. Electrodes for the transmissive part and the reflective part may be separately driven in various operating modes. Benefits include high transmittance, high reflectance, wide view angles, improved optical recycling efficiency, and low manufacturing costs.09-09-2010
20100225854LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS USING THE PANEL - Provided are a liquid crystal panel which contributes to reduction in thickness and is excellent in optical properties and a liquid crystal display apparatus. The liquid crystal panel of the present invention includes a liquid crystal cell, a first polarizer disposed on one side of the liquid crystal cell, a second polarizer disposed on another side of the liquid crystal cell, a first optical compensation layer and a first negative C plate disposed between the first polarizer and the liquid crystal cell, and a second negative C plate and a second optical compensation layer disposed between the liquid crystal cell and the second polarizer, in which the first optical compensation layer is disposed between the first polarizer and the first negative C plate, the second optical compensation layer is disposed between the second negative C plate and the second polarizer, the first and second optical compensation layers each include a coating layer functioning as a λ/4 plate, and each have a thickness of 0.3 to 3 μm, and the first and second negative C plates each include a coating layer, and each have a thickness of 0.5 to 10 μm.09-09-2010
20120194766IPS OR FFS-MODE LIQUID-CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - An IPS or FFS-mode liquid-crystal display device includes an optical compensatory film having a first retardation region and a second retardation region adjacent to the first retardation region, wherein a slow axis of the first retardation region is orthogonal to a slow axis of the second retardation region, retardation in-plane at a wavelength of 550 nm, Re(550) of the first retardation region is equal to or less than 20 nm, and retardation along the thickness-direction at a wavelength of 550 nm, Rth(550) of the first retardation region is from 20 nm to 120 nm, the second retardation region includes a retardation layer containing a vertically-aligned discotic liquid-crystal compound.08-02-2012
20110109847POLARIZING PLATE AND IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - A polarizing plate according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a polarizer, a UV-shielding layer containing an inorganic fine particle with a bandgap of 3.0 eV or more and a binder resin, and a protective film.05-12-2011
20090231520LAMINATED POLARIZING FILM, PHASE RETARDATION FILM, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A laminated polarizing film that is capable of enhancing a viewing angle of a liquid crystal display device, particularly in an IPS mode, is provided. The laminated polarizing film can be obtained by adhering a phase retardation film and a polarizing film by a roll-to-roll process. Specifically, the laminated polarizing film contains a negative substantially uniaxial optical film containing a thermoplastic polymer having a negative molecular polarizability anisotropy, a positive optical film containing a thermoplastic polymer having a positive molecular polarizability anisotropy, and a polarizing film, that are laminated at least in this order, a slow axis within a film plane of the negative substantially uniaxial optical film and a slow axis within a film plane of the positive optical film are substantially in parallel to each other, and each are substantially perpendicular to an absorption axis of the polarizing film, a positional relationship between a principal orientation direction of polymer main chains of the negative substantially uniaxial optical film and the absorption axis of the polarizing film is substantially in parallel, and a positional relationship between a principal orientation direction of polymer main chains of the positive optical film and the absorption axis of the polarizing film is substantially perpendicular.09-17-2009
20100238384Anti-Glare Film, Polarizing Plate and Transmission Type LCD - The present invention provides an anti-glare film which has <1> sufficient anti-reflection properties, <2> a high level of contrast and <3> strong antifouling properties. A surface of an anti-glare layer of the anti-glare film of the present invention has a concave-convex structure, an arithmetic mean roughness (Ra) according to JIS B0601-1994 in the range of 0.02-0.2 μm when a cut-off wavelength (λc) is 0.8 mm, and a surface free energy in the range of 15-25 mN/m. In addition, a haze of the anti-glare layer of the anti-glare film of the present invention is in the range of 1.0-5.0%.09-23-2010
20100220266Polarizing plate protection film, polarizing plate, and liquid crystal display device - A polarizing plate protection film and a polarizing plate which can restrain generation of rainbow-like irregularities and enables to produce an excellent quality liquid crystal display device when a commercially-available film is used as it is under commercially-available conditions or when a film produced by a common film forming method is used. The polarizing plate protection film includes: a transparent substrate; and a refractive index difference-mitigating part formed on the transparent substrate and provided with a low refractive index layer at its most outer layer, in which the low refractive index layer has a refractive index to the light transmitted through the transparent substrate smaller than that of the transparent substrate and bigger than that of the air. An in-plane distribution of the in-plane retardation (Re) of the transparent substrate is 5 nm or more.09-02-2010
20100253884POLARIZING PLATE, MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF, OPTICAL FILM AND IMAGE DISPLAY - A polarizing plate of the present invention includes a polyvinyl alcohol-based polarizer; and transparent protective films provided on both sides of the polarizer with an adhesive layer interposed between the polarizer and each transparent protective film, wherein the transparent protective film on one side comprises a lactone ring structure-containing (meth)acrylic resin and has an in-plane retardation of less than 40 nm and a thickness direction retardation of less than 80 nm, and the transparent protective film on the other side is a retardation plate that comprises a cellulose ester and satisfies the relation: nx>ny>nz, wherein nx is a refractive index in an X-axis direction where the in-plane refractive index is maximum, ny is a refractive index in a Y-axis direction perpendicular to the X-axis, and nz is a refractive index in a Z-axis direction corresponding to the thickness direction. The polarizing plate can satisfy durability and display uniformity (unevenness).10-07-2010
20110058129POLARIZING PLATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - Disclosed are a polarizing plate for liquid crystal display having excellent durability, and a liquid crystal display device using the polarizing plate. The polarizing plate is characterized by comprising, at least on one side thereof; an acrylic resin-containing film which contains an acrylic resin (A) and a cellulose ester resin (B) at a mass ratio of from 95:5 to 30:70 in a miscible state. The acrylic resin (A) has a weight average molecular weight Mw of not less than 80,000. The cellulose ester resin (B) has a total substitution degree (T) of acyl groups of 2.00-3.00 and a substitution degree of acyl groups having 3-7 carbon atoms of 1.2-3.0. The cellulose ester resin (B) has a weight average molecular weight Mw of not less than 75,000.03-10-2011
20110058128Liquid crystal display apparatus - An E-type polarizing layer is provided between a pair of orthogonally oriented O-type polarizing layers, and alternatively, an O-type polarizing layer and an E-type polarizing layer which are oriented orthogonal to each other are provided. When a liquid crystal layer has a slow axis, the E-type polarizing layer is disposed so that an absorption axis thereof is orthogonal to the slow axis. Therefore, a liquid crystal display device having a wide viewing angle is realized in which a contrast ratio is improved by suppressing a light leakage occurring when observed from an oblique direction.03-10-2011
20120194768Wavelength plate, polarization conversion device using the same, illumination optical system, and image display apparatus - A wavelength plate includes: a first quartz plate unit including a plurality of quartz plates which have main surfaces disposed in the same plane and are jointed with each other; and a second quartz plate unit including a plurality of quartz plates which have main surfaces disposed on a main surface of the first quartz plate unit and are jointed with each other in a position different from a joint position of the first quartz plate unit.08-02-2012
20100253886POLARIZING FILM INCLUDING ANTISTATIC COATING LAYER - A polarizing film, including a polarizer, a resin film as a base film, and an antistatic coating layer, the antistatic coating layer containing a cured mixture of a conductive polymer, a curable resin, a hydroxyacrylate compound, a cellulose compound, and a photopolymerization initiator.10-07-2010
20100253885OPTICAL FILM ASSEMBLY AND DISPLAY DEVICE - Microstructured optical films, assemblies of films including at least one microstructured optical film, and (e.g. illuminated) display devices including a single microstructured optical film or assembly.10-07-2010
20090290103METHOD OF PRODUCING A RETARDATION PLATE, RETARDATION PLATE, POLARIZING PLATE WITH A RETARDATION PLATE, LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS - Provided is a method capable of setting an appropriate stretching temperature even in the case where the difference in Tg of resins contained in respective layers is large and the case where the thickness of a laminate is large when a retardation plate having reverse dispersion characteristics is produced by stretching a laminate, and capable of obtaining a retardation plate which can express a sufficient retardation and in which retardation unevenness is reduced. The method of producing a retardation plate of the present invention includes the steps of applying a solution containing a resin B and a solvent to an optical base material containing a resin A to obtain a laminate including an optical base material layer and an application layer, and stretching the laminate, in which one of the resin A and the resin B has positive alignment birefringence, and another one of the resin A and the resin B has negative alignment birefringence, and the stretching is performed by setting an amount of a residual solvent in the laminate to be 2 to 10% by weight.11-26-2009
20100128205DISPLAY SUBSTRATE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A display substrate includes a base substrate, a polarizing layer formed on the base substrate and including a polarizing pattern having a plurality of carbon nano-tubes arranged in a direction, and a pixel layer formed on the base substrate and including a plurality of pixel units.05-27-2010
20080303986Wire grid polarizer and liquid crystal display device using the same - A wire grid polarizer has mainly a resin substrate 12-11-2008
20090115945POLARIZING PLATE, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE POLARIZING PLATE, LAMINATED OPTICAL MEMBER, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - This invention provides a polarizing plate comprising a polarizer formed of a polyvinyl alcohol resin on which a dichroic dye is adsorbed and aligned. A protective film is stacked on both sides of the polarizer. At least one of the protective films is formed of a propylene resin. In stacking the protective film formed of propylene resin on at least one side of the polarizer, a method is advantageously adopted that the protective film on its surface to be applied onto the polarizer is subjected to corona discharge treatment and the polarizer is applied onto the treated face through an adhesive.05-07-2009
20090115944In-plane switching liquid crystal display comprising compensation film for angular field of view using positive biaxial retardation film - Disclosed is an in-plane switching liquid crystal display, which uses a positive biaxial retardation film while adjusting an optical axis direction and the retardation value of the positive biaxial retardation film. The in-plane switching liquid crystal display improves the contrast characteristic at a predetermined angular position as well as at a front position thereof, so a color shift according to the viewing angle in the black state is minimized.05-07-2009
20090040437In-plane switching liquid crystal display including viewing angle compensation film using +A-plate - Disclosed is an in-plane switching liquid crystal display. The in-plane switching liquid crystal display uses at least one A-plate and adjusts the optical axis direction and the retardation value of the A-plate, thereby improving the contrast characteristic at a front and at a predetermined inclination angle of the in-plane switching liquid crystal display while minimizing a color shift according to viewing angles in the black state.02-12-2009
20090073352TRANSFLECTIVE VERTICALLY ALIGNED LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY WITH IN-CELL PATTERNED QUARTER-WAVE RETARDER - The invention relates to a transflective vertically aligned (VA) liquid crystal display (LCD) comprising a patterned quarter wave foil (QWF). The display (03-19-2009
20090073353Optical Film and Liquid Crystal Display - An optical film and a liquid crystal display are provided. The liquid crystal display includes a twisted nematic type liquid crystal panel and a backlight module. The liquid crystal panel includes a bottom polarizer, a liquid crystal cell, and a top polarizer. The liquid crystal cell is placed between the bottom polarizer and the top polarizer. The backlight includes a reflective polarizer and a half-wave plate, and the half-wave plate is placed on the reflective polarizer. The transmission axis of the bottom polarizer and the principle axis of the bottom polarizer differ a first angle. The transmission axis of the bottom polarizer and the reflective polarizer differ a second angle. The first angle is half of the second angle.03-19-2009
20090322994LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS - A liquid crystal panel has a first optical film (12-31-2009
20100271572LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display device includes a polarizer plate attached to at least one of outer surfaces opposed to the inner surfaces of a counter substrate and an array substrate. A liquid crystal layer is interposed between the inner surfaces. Active areas are formed on the respective array substrate and the counter substrate to form a plurality of pixels in a matrix by a shield element. The shield element is formed to surround the active area on the counter substrate and extending to a corner portion of the counter substrate. A polarizer plate fiducial mark including a first mark formed on the counter substrate by the same material as the shield layer and a second mark formed of an aperture made in the shield layer is formed to check alignment error of the attached polarizer plate.10-28-2010
20090115942DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device is provided with a sealing member for sealing a liquid crystal layer between a flexible first substrate and a second substrate, a mounting region provided in a portion of the first substrate outside a display area in which the liquid crystal layer is sealed, the mounting region mounting a circuit component on at least a portion thereof, wherein the second substrate includes an extending region extending to face the mounting region and an adhesive arranged to bond the extending region and the mounting region is provided in at least a portion of a space between the extending region and the mounting region.05-07-2009
20090115941LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND LIQUID CRYSTAL PROJECTOR - A polarization azimuth compensation layer (05-07-2009
20080303988LIQUID CRYSTAL DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - The transmission axis of the first polarizing plate is approximately perpendicular to an initial alignment axis of liquid crystal molecules of a liquid crystal layer of the liquid crystal panel. The first and second phase difference layers are optically positive uniaxial. The first phase difference layer has a first phase-lag axis that is approximately parallel to a surface of the first phase difference layer and is approximately perpendicular to the initial alignment axis, and the second phase difference layer has a second phase-lag axis that is approximately perpendicular to the surface of the second phase difference layer. The relationship between a phase difference value Ra of the first phase difference layer and a phase difference value Rc of the second phase difference layer satisfies “105 [nm]≦Ra≦165 [nm]” and “55 [nm]≦Rc≦115 [nm]”.12-11-2008
20110234946TRANSPARENT PRODUCT THAT GIVES IMAGE ONLY AT ONE SIDE - A transparent product that gives an image only at one side, which can be used for an advertisement on the window or the like, which is a product that has a semi-transmissive-half-reflective layer having transmittance of 30% or higher and a reflectance of 30% or higher, a birefringent layer which is a patterned optically anisotropic layer having two or more regions of different birefringence in the form of a pattern or a driven-type optically anisotropic layer containing a liquid-crystal compound driven by voltage application to control the optical anisotropy, and a polarizing layer in this order and does not have, at the opposite side of the polarizing layer with respect to the birefringent layer, a polarizing layer, is provided.09-29-2011
20090109380LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device which can provide sufficient contrast. The liquid crystal display device of the present invention is a liquid crystal display device having a structure in which a liquid crystal layer is interposed between a rear substrate and a front substrate, wherein the liquid crystal display device includes a first polarizing layer between the rear substrate and the liquid crystal layer, and the first polarizing layer is arranged between the liquid crystal layer and a depolarization part such as a thin film transistor, a wiring, a color filter, a pixel electrode, and a structure providing a rear face-side surface of the liquid crystal layer with an irregularity.04-30-2009
20090109378COMPOSITION, FILM, POLARIZING PLATE, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - Disclosed is a composition comprising a polymer comprising a repeating unit represented by formula (I). Each of A04-30-2009
20090109377OPTICAL ELEMENT, LIQUID CRYSTAL DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An optical element includes: a substrate; a grid formed on the substrate, the grid including a plurality of micro-wires and having a polarization-separation function; and a diffraction function layer formed above the grid. In the element, the diffraction function layer has at least two kinds of regions in a plane, and at least the two kinds of regions have different refractive indexes.04-30-2009
20100296029CHLOROFLUOROBENZENE COMPOUND, OPTICALLY ISOTROPIC LIQUID CRYSTAL MEDIUM, AND OPTICAL DEVICE - A liquid crystal compound and a liquid crystal medium are described. The liquid crystal compound is stable to heat and light and has a large dielectric anisotropy and a large optical anisotropy. The liquid crystal medium has a wide temperature range of liquid crystal phase, a large optical anisotropy and a large dielectric anisotropy, and exhibits an optically isotropic liquid crystal phase. The liquid crystal compound has 4 or 5 benzene rings, one of which is a chlorofluorobenzene ring. The liquid crystal medium is characterized in containing the liquid crystal compound and a chiral dopant and exhibiting an optically isotropic liquid crystal phase.11-25-2010
20100296031OPTICAL FILM, PROTECTION FILM FOR POLARIZER, POLARIZING PLATE FABRICATED THEREFROM, AND DISPLAY DEVICE EMPLOYING THEREOF - The present invention relates to an optical film, comprising a copolymer that comprises (a) a (meth)acrylic monomer, (b) an aromatic vinyl monomer, (c) at least one monomer of an acid anhydride monomer and an unsaturated organic acid monomer, and (d) a vinylcyan monomer, a protection film for a polarizer, a polarizing plate fabricated therefrom, and a display device employing the same.11-25-2010
20100296028LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device excellent in display qualities, capable of suppressing coloring of stains such as a fingerprint which has adhered to a surface of a display so that the stains are not recognized. The present invention is a liquid crystal display panel having a structure in which the first polarizer, the first substrate, a liquid crystal layer, the second substrate, and the second polarizer are stacked in this order toward a display surface, wherein the second polarizer includes an anti-reflective film on a display surface side, a reflection spectrum of the anti-reflective film having a bottom wavelength of less than 550 nm, at least one of the first and second substrates includes a color filter including three colors of blue, green, and red, and in the color filter, blue has the highest depolarization property of all the three colors.11-25-2010
20130135564LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device comprising: a liquid crystal cell including a quadrilateral display surface and a liquid crystal layer enclosed between glass substrates and controlling light entering from a second surface side and exiting to a first surface side; a first polarizing plate including a polarizer having an absorption axis and adhered to the first surface side with an adhesive layer; and a second polarizing plate including a polarizer having an absorption axis and adhered to the second surface side with an adhesive layer such that one of the polarizing plates including the polarizer with a larger maximum dimension in an absorption axis direction on the display surface is adhered to the glass substrate with an adhesive layer having higher adhesion strength to the glass substrate than the adhesive layer of other polarizing plates including the polarizer with a smaller maximum dimension in the absorption axis direction.05-30-2013
20100302481ABSORBING WIRE GRID POLARIZER - A polarizer consisting of a wire grid that includes a plurality of wires aligned in parallel. From at least one side of the wire grid, the wire grid intrinsically mainly absorbs electromagnetic energy having a polarization direction parallel to the wires and mainly transmits electromagnetic energy having a polarization direction perpendicular to the wires.12-02-2010
20110122342LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL - Disclosed herein is a liquid crystal display panel including: first substrate and second substrate configured to sandwich a liquid crystal layer and be disposed opposed to each other, a display sub-pixel and a viewing angle control sub-pixel being formed in the first substrate and the second substrate; a first polarizer configured to be provided on an outer surface side of the first substrate; and a second polarizer configured to be provided on an outer surface side of the second substrate and have an optical axis perpendicular to an optical axis of the first polarizer.05-26-2011
20110001906POLARIZING PLATE WITH BUILT-IN VIEWING ANGLE COMPENSATION FILM AND IPS-LCD COMPRISING SAME - There is provided a polarizer integrally containing view angle compensating film used in an in-plane switching liquid crystal display (IPS-LCD) filled with liquid crystal (Δ∈>0) having positive dielectric anisotropy and an in-plane switching liquid crystal display comprising the same. More particularly There is provided an integrated polarizer capable of being used to manufacture a thin polarizer and securing a good view angle by employing a view angle compensating film as a protective film of a polarizing film forming the polarizer and an IPS-LCD comprising the same. The integrated polarizer comprise a polarizing film; a protective film attached to one surface of the polarizing film; and a +A plate coated with a +C plate in the form of liquid crystals, the +C plate being attached to the other surface of the polarizing film to which the protective film01-06-2011
20110001907CELLULOSE ESTER FILM, RETARDATION FILM USING THE SAME, POLARIZING PLATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - Thanks to a cellulose ester film comprising at least one kind of a polycondensed ester obtained from at least one kind of an aliphatic diol having an average carbon number of 2.0 to 2.5 and a dicarboxylic acid mixture containing at least one kind of an aromatic ring-containing dicarboxylic acid and at least one kind of an aliphatic dicarboxylic acid and having an average carbon number of 6.0 to 10.0, an excellent cellulose ester film yielding little process contamination at the production and ensuring high production efficiency, a retardation film with excellent characteristics, and a polarizing plate and a liquid crystal display device each using the film, are provided.01-06-2011
20110001904CELLULOSE ESTER FILM, POLARIZER AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A cellulose ester film comprising at least one polycondensate ester that comprises a dicarboxylic acid residue mixture having an average carbon number of from 5.5 to 10.0 and comprising an aromatic dicarboxylic acid residue and an aliphatic dicarboxylic acid residue, and an aliphatic diol residue having an average carbon number of from 2.5 to 7.0.01-06-2011
20090066887Polymer Film, Polarizing Plate Protective Film, Polarizing Plate and Liquid Crystal Display Device - A polymer film satisfying the following formulae (1) to (3):03-12-2009
20090066886LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal panel of this invention has a first polarizer and a second polarizer disposed on both sides of a liquid crystal cell, and a first optical compensation layer disposed between the liquid crystal cell and the first polarizer, a second optical compensation layer disposed between the liquid crystal cell and the second polarizer, and a third optical compensation layer disposed between the first optical compensation layer and the second optical compensation layer, and wavelength dispersion of the liquid crystal cell satisfies Re03-12-2009
20090066885POLARIZATION ELEMENT, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME, LIQUID CRYSTAL DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A polarization element includes: a base; a plurality of metal thin wires provided on the base along a predetermined alignment axis; and a plurality of protection films covering each of the plurality of metal thin wires. In the element, each of the protection films covers an upper end and both sidewalls of one of the metal thin wires. Further, a width of a part, which is on the upper end of the one of the metal thin wires, of the each of the protection films in a direction of the alignment axis is larger than a width obtained by summing a width of the one of the metal thin wires in the direction of the alignment axis and widths of parts, which are on the both sidewalls of the one of the metal thin wires, of the each of the protection films in the direction of the alignment axis.03-12-2009
20110001903POLARIZING PLATE AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING THE SAME - A polarizing plate is provided. The polarizing plate includes a polarizing layer having a first and a second opposite sides; a parallax barrier layer configured above one of the first and the second sides of the polarizing layer, and a top surface protecting layer configured above the parallax barrier layer.01-06-2011
20110025957LIQUID CRYSTAL ON SILICON IMAGER - The present invention relates to a liquid crystal on silicon imager. The imager includes a backplane substrate, a reflective polarization electrode array, a planar liquid crystal cell, a transparent conductive film and a transparent plate. The reflective polarization electrode array is placed onto the backplane substrate, consists of a plurality of reflective polarization electrodes, and a pattern of each of the reflective polarization electrodes is configured in a planar arrangement having regularly spaced and electrically isolated gaps in parallel to each other. The planar liquid crystal cell is placed above the reflective polarization electrode array. The transparent conductive film is placed above the planar liquid crystal cell. The transparent plate is placed on the transparent conductive film and facing incident light. Through embedding the reflective polarization electrodes, only one polarization portion could be reflected back, while the residual polarization portion is let pass but not reflected back as desired, thereby decreasing the loss in contract ratio of the imager.02-03-2011
20110128479ELECTRO-OPTIC DEVICE, ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENT, AND PROJECTION DISPLAY - The invention provides, an electro-optic device that can include a pair of substrates sandwiching an electro-optic substance therebetween. The electro-optic device can further include a coating member including an antistatic material and being disposed on a surface not opposing the electro-optic substance of at least one of the pair of substrates. Accordingly, problems of dust adhesion on the surface of the electro-optic device and dust projection can be solved so as to enable images with high quality to be displayed.06-02-2011
20110109849ACRYLIC COMPOSITION FOR OPTICAL MEMBERS, PROTECTIVE FILM FOR OPTICAL MEMBERS, POLARIZING PLATE, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - The present invention relates to an acrylic composition for optical elements, a protective film for optical elements, a polarizer, and a liquid crystal display (LCD). According to the present invention, by adding a proper amount of an antistatic agent to a composition including a photo-polymerizable acrylic polymer, which is cured by irradiation of radial rays such as ultraviolet rays (UVs), and a polymerization initiator at a predetermined ratio, an aging process can be skipped during curing, thereby simplifying a preparation process and providing an acrylic composition for optical elements, a protective film for optical elements, a polarizer, and an LCD, which have excellent anti-static property during peeling or use, and superior endurance reliability, workability, adhesive property, wettability, and optical characteristics.05-12-2011
20110019133LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE WITH MIRROR FUNCTION - A LCD device includes a liquid crystal panel, an upper polarizing plate disposed above the liquid crystal panel, a lower polarizing plate disposed under the liquid crystal panel, a retardation film formed on a polarization layer of the upper polarizing plate, and a liquid crystal polarizing film attached to the retardation film. Since the LCD device uses a polarized liquid crystal film that is formed of a liquid crystal films to perform a mirror function, the deterioration in the image quality due to the surface unevenness is improved. Also, since the LCD device uses a polarized liquid crystal film to enable the display function and the mirror function of the LCD device, a user who wears polarized sunglasses can detect the mirror function.01-27-2011
20090316085OPTICAL COMPENSATION FILMS OF BROMINATED STYRENIC POLYMERS AND RELATED METHODS - Some embodiments include compositions and/or methods related to optical compensation films. More particularly, some embodiments can include brominated polystyrene compositions, and/or methods for their preparation, suitable for forming optical compensation films. In some embodiments, suitable brominated polystyrene compositions, and/or methods for their preparation, can include aromatic rings having one or more acyl moieties.12-24-2009
20100171906POLARIZATION CONTROL SYSTEM AND DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention provides a polarization control system which includes an E-type polarizer and therefore can provide excellent dark state at a wide azimuth and viewing angle. Further, the polarization control system includes a viewing angle control element for controlling a traveling direction of light which has passed through the E-type polarizer and therefore can provide excellent bright state at a wide azimuth and viewing angle. The present invention further provides a display device including such a polarization control system. The polarization control system of the present invention is a polarization control system including a plurality of polarizer, wherein the polarization control system includes an E-type polarizer and a viewing angle control element, and the viewing angle control element controls a traveling direction of light which has passed through the E-type polarizer.07-08-2010
20110116023POLARIZER AND LIQUID-CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS - A liquid crystal display apparatus includes a first polarizer located on one side of a first substrate, a second polarizer located on the opposite side of a second substrate, a liquid crystal layer formed of liquid crystal molecules and between the first and the second substrates so that the liquid crystal molecules may be aligned in parallel to the first or the second substrate and to which an electric field is applied in parallel to the first substrate, and a lighting device. The first or the second polarizer includes a polarization layer and supporting materials located on both sides of the polarization layer, reducing light leakage and a colour shift in a black display state when viewed from the oblique direction.05-19-2011
20110116022ADHESIVE COMPOSITION, AND POLARIZING PLATES AND LCDS UTILIZING THE ADHESIVE COMPOSITION - The present invention relates to a pressure-sensitive adhesive composition, and a polarizer and a liquid crystal display (LCD) device using the pressure-sensitive adhesive composition, and more particularly, to a pressure-sensitive adhesive composition including (A) an acrylic copolymer and (B) a liquid optically-anisotropic compound having a mesogen core in its structure. The liquid optically-anisotropic compound having a mesogen core in its structure according to the present invention has superior solubility and compatibility with pressure-sensitive adhesive resin, and thus the pressure-sensitive adhesive composition including the liquid optically-anisotropic compound can relax stress caused by shrinkage of the polarizer and effectively compensate negative birefringence. Therefore, the polarizer and the LCD device using the pressure-sensitive adhesive composition can prevent light leakage originating from stress concentration in spite of long-term use.05-19-2011
20090033837TRANSFLECTIVE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAYS - A transflective liquid crystal display (02-05-2009
20090033836LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display capable of improving the transmittance of corners of pixel is provided. The liquid crystal display with a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix includes a drive substrate with pixel electrodes formed correspondingly to the plurality of pixels, respectively, an opposite substrate arranged oppositely to the drive substrate, and polarizing plates provided on the drive substrate and the opposite substrate, respectively. An external form of the pixel electrodes is a trapezoid having the right and left sides parallel to the optical axes of the polarizing plates, and the upper and lower sides inclined at an angle of any one of 45 degrees, 135 degrees, 225 degrees and 315 degrees with respect to the optical axes of the polarizing plates.02-05-2009
20110085115ANTIGLARE FILM, MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF, AND TRANSMISSIVE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - An antiglare film includes a transparent substrate, and an antiglare layer formed on the transparent substrate. The antiglare layer includes a binder matrix and acrylic-styrene copolymer particles, and the binder matrix includes an acrylic material having a hydroxyl group. A quotient R04-14-2011
20110085114WIDE VIEW ANGLE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE OPERATING IN NORMALLY WHITE MODE - The present disclosure relates to a wide viewing angle liquid crystal display device working in normally white mode. An wide viewing angle IPS mode TFT-LCD operating in a normally white mode comprises a first polarizer having a first polarizing axis parallel to a first direction; a second polarizer having a second polarizing axis parallel to the first direction; and liquid crystal molecules disposed between the first polarizer and the second polarizer, and having an initial alignment direction parallel to the first direction. The wide view angle IPS mode TFT-LCD according to the present disclosure is a operating in normally white mode which represents full white gray-scale without yellowish phenomenon, and does not need any additional optical film for overcoming the yellowish phenomenon so that the manufacturing process is simply and cost is lower than the LCD according to the related art.04-14-2011
20100157208Liquid crystal display device having wide viewing angle - Disclosed is a liquid crystal display device having a wide viewing angle in which compensation films are provided between a liquid crystal display panel and each polarizer so as to change polarized states of input and output light of the liquid crystal display panel via the polarizers, thereby preventing light leakage in a diagonal direction of the liquid crystal display device in a normally black mode.06-24-2010
20090219466Electro-Optical Device and Display Device - Provided is an electro-optical device which allows high-speed response and has high luminance and contrast. The electro-optical device includes: a plurality of substrates opposed to each other; a medium layer sandwiched between the substrates; electrode groups formed on opposed surfaces of the substrates, for applying an electric field to the medium layer, the electrode groups having a portion in which the electrode groups have an interdigit shape and are arranged substantially parallel; and a pair of polarizing plates which are arranged so that absorption axes thereof are substantially orthogonal to each other with the medium layer sandwiched therebetween, in which the medium layer includes a medium substantially having optical-isotropy with absence of an electric field and exhibiting optical-anisotropy with an applied electric field, the electrode groups include transparent electrodes, and the optical-anisotropy is imparted near the respective electrodes in a direction normal to the substrates by the electrode groups.09-03-2009
20110242461Polarization-Independent Liquid Crystal Display Devices Including Multiple Polarization Grating Arrangements and Related Devices - A liquid crystal device includes a first polarization grating (10-06-2011
20110128477IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - Provided is an image display device including an image display cell and a polarizing plate placed on a viewer side of the image display cell. The first polarizing plate includes a polarizer and a first protective film. The first protective film is placed on a viewer-side principal surface of the polarizer and satisfies following relations: (i) 0 nm≦Re06-02-2011
20110128478POLARIZING PLATE, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING PROTECTIVE FILM FOR POLARIZING PLATE - Provided is a polarizing plate which is free from occurrence of cloudy unevenness appearing blurry on a screen of a liquid crystal display under heat and humidity conditions. The polarizing plate of the invention is characterized in that it comprises a first protective film, a second protective film and a polarizer sandwiched between the first and second protective films, wherein the first protective film is a laminated film composed of a cellulose ester resin layer (A) and an acryl resin layer (B), the cellulose ester resin layer (A) being a layer containing from 55 to 99% by mass of a cellulose ester resin and from 1 to 45% by mass of an acryl resin, provided that the total content of the cellulose ester resin and the acryl resin in the cellulose ester resin layer (A) is 100% by mass, and the acryl resin layer (B) being a layer containing from 1 to 45% by mass of a cellulose ester resin and from 55 to 99% by mass of an acryl resin, and wherein the second protective film contains a cellulose ester resin and a retardation adjusting agent, the cellulose ester resin layer (A) facing the polarizer.06-02-2011
20110128475LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY MODULE - Disclosed is a liquid crystal display module that improves luminance of a liquid crystal panel by enhancing a light transmittance. The liquid crystal display module comprises a liquid crystal panel with plural unit pixels for converting incident light into colored light, wherein each unit pixel includes red (R), green (G), blue (B), and white (W) sub-pixels; a light source for supplying light to the liquid crystal panel; an optical member for guiding light emitted from the light source toward a frontal direction of the liquid crystal panel; and a polarizing means including a polarization area for polarizing the light outgoing from the liquid crystal panel, and a hole for transmitting the light therethrough.06-02-2011
20090219467LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display comprises: first and second panels facing each other; a compensation film and a first polarizer disposed on the first panel, the compensation film having phase retardation characteristics; and a second polarizer having a supporting film disposed on the second panel, the supporting film having phase retardation characteristics. In alternative embodiments, a supporting film is used in place of the compensation film. The supporting film has retardation characteristics.09-03-2009
20110141408Liquid crystal display apparatus - Disclosed herein is a liquid crystal display apparatus, including: a liquid crystal panel having a display region for displaying an image and having a plurality of pixels disposed in the region; and a pair of first and second polarizing plates provided in an opposing relationship to each other through the display region; the liquid crystal panel including a first substrate, a second substrate opposed in a spaced relationship to the first substrate, and a liquid crystal layer sandwiched by and between the first and second substrates and oriented.06-16-2011
20110242460CELLULOSE ACYLATE FILM AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME, RETARDATION FILM, POLARIZING PLATE, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A cellulose acylate film containing a polymer having a repeating unit represented by the following formula (1) and a cellulose acylate.10-06-2011
20110085113POLARIZING PLATE AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - A display apparatus comprises a display panel, a first polarizing plate and a second polarizing plate. The display panel comprises a first substrate including a pixel electrode, a second substrate opposite to the first substrate, and a liquid crystal layer disposed between a first surface of the first substrate and a first surface of the second substrate. The first polarizing plate comprises a first polarizer having a first polarizing axis, and a first λ/4 phase difference plate having a refractive index between about 1.35 and about 2.05 in a thickness direction. The second polarizing plate comprises a second polarizer having a second polarizing axis crossing the first polarizing axis, and a second λ/4 phase difference plate having a refractive index between about 1.35 and about 2.05 in a thickness direction. Accordingly, light leakage in a side view may be reduced and viewing angle may be improved.04-14-2011
20100079706POLARIZER, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME, DISPLAY SUBSTRATE HAVING THE POLARIZER, AND BACKLIGHT ASSEMBLY HAVING THE POLARIZER - A polarizer includes a first base layer, a reflective polarizing layer and a protective layer. The reflective polarizing layer includes a plurality of a wire-grid polarizer (“WGP”) pattern disposed on the first base layer and spaced apart from each other at substantially uniform intervals. The protective layer contacts the reflective polarizing layer to define an air layer between the WGP patterns, the first base layer and the protective layer.04-01-2010
20090213305LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE OPERATING IN A VERTICALLY ALIGNED MODE - A liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate and a second substrate sandwiching a liquid crystal layer therebetween, a first polarizer disposed adjacent to the first substrate at a side opposite to a side of the first polarizer facing the liquid crystal layer, with a first gap between the first polarizer and the first substrate, a second polarizer disposed adjacent to the second substrate at a side opposite to a side of the second polarizer facing the liquid crystal layer, with a second gap between the second polarizer and the second substrate, wherein at least one of the first and second gaps includes therein a first retardation film having a positive optical anisotropy and a second retardation film having a negative optical anisotropy, such that the first retardation film is disposed closer to the liquid crystal layer with respect to the second retardation film.08-27-2009
20090051856CELLULOSE ACYLATE FILM, POLARIZING PLATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A cellulose acylate film comprising a retardation developing agent consisting of a rodshaped compound, wherein 02-26-2009
20100039589Dispay Panel and Display Apparatus - Scanning signal lines (02-18-2010
20100053509OPTICAL COMPENSATION FILM, POLARIZING PLATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention relates to an optical compensation film comprising a light absorbing layer and a retardation layer, wherein the light absorbing layer shows absorption anisotropy in the plane (x-y plane) thereof with respect to light of wavelength λ nm in the visible light region and a degree of polarization P of 0.986 or smaller, and the in-plane absorption axis of the light absorbing layer and the in-plane slow axis of the retardation layer are orthogonal to each other.03-04-2010
20100231832LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS - The present invention provides a color liquid crystal panel in an e-mode of an IPS mode, which has a multi-gap structure, and in which a contrast in an oblique direction is enhanced. A first polarizer 09-16-2010
20100231831LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY, LAMINATED POLARIZING PLATE AND POLARIZED LIGHT SOURCE DEVICE - This invention relates to a transmissive liquid crystal display including a light source (BL), a reflective linearly-polarizing layer (Pr09-16-2010
20100053508In-plane switching mode liquid crystal display - The present invention relates to an in-plane switching (IPS) mode liquid crystal display. More particularly, the IPS mode liquid crystal display according to the present invention comprises 1) a first polarizing plate; 2) a liquid crystal cell; 3) a retardation film comprising a positive biaxial acryl-based film and a negative C plate; and 4) a second polarizing plate. Accordingly, a contrast property can be improved at a front side of the IPS mode liquid crystal display and at an inclining angle.03-04-2010
20100134724Optical Element, Polarizing Plate, Retardation Plate, Illuminating Device and Liquid Crystal Display - A polymerizable liquid crystal compound, a polymerization initiator, and a chiral agent, and a surfactant, orientation adjuster or the like as necessary are dissolved in a solvent to obtain a embrocation, the embrocation is laminated on an isotropic transparent film in a film state and dried, and the dried film is polymerized to give an optical element in which a lower limit λ06-03-2010
20100128206OPTICAL FILMS, PHASE DIFFERENCE FILMS, AND LCD COMPRISING THE SAME - The present invention relates to an optical film that includes a graft copolymer that includes two types or more of (meth)acryl based resins that have different glass transition temperatures, a retardation film, a method of producing the same, and a polarizing plate and a liquid crystal display device that include the optical film or the retardation film.05-27-2010
20110075074Liquid Crystals Composition and Liquid Crystal Display with Patterned Electrodes - A blue phase liquid crystal composition and a LC display using the composition. The liquid crystal composition includes a first class including a highly polar compound and a second class including a highly conjugated liquid crystal compound. The blue phase liquid crystal display device includes first and second substrates each with polarizer on the exterior surface and the blue phase liquid crystal composition sandwiched therebetween with and patterned electrodes on one of the substrates or both substrates. The patterned electrodes can be T-shaped, chevron or v-shaped, thin comb like shape and can also be flat or trapezoidal. The device outputs different light transmissions from the electrically controllable induced birefringence of the blue phase LC material for a low driving voltage, high transmittance blue phase liquid crystal display device.03-31-2011
20110075076Azo Compounds, And Dye-Based Polarizing Films And Polarizing Plates Comprising The Same - Azo compounds represented by formula (1) or (2) (In the formulas, A represents a phenyl group or naphthyl group that has at least 1 substituent. R03-31-2011
20120120349LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention provides a circularly polarizing VA mode liquid crystal display device having an excellent gray scale viewing angle from an intermediate gray scale to a high gray scale at an azimuth angle of 45°. The liquid crystal display device according to the present invention includes: a first polarizer; a first λ/4 plate; liquid crystal cell; a second λ/4 plate; and a second polarizer in this order, wherein when an azimuth of an absorption axis of the second polarizer is defined as 0°, an in-plane slow axis of the second λ/4 plate forms an angle of approximately 45°; an in-plane slow axis of the first λ/4 plate forms an angle of approximately 135°; the absorption axis of the first polarizer forms an angle of approximately 90°, and wherein a display brightness is varied by changing an alignment state of liquid crystal molecules in a liquid crystal layer from a state that the liquid crystal molecules are approximately vertically aligned to a substrate surface, to a state that the liquid crystal molecules are tilted to the substrate surface; and the liquid crystal layer has a domain in which the liquid crystal molecules are tilted in an azimuth angle range of 12.5° to 32.5°, a domain in which the liquid crystal molecules are tilted in an azimuth angle range of 102.5° to 122.5°, and a domain in which the liquid crystal molecules are tilted in an azimuth angle range of 192.5° to 212.5°, and a domain in which the liquid crystal molecules are tilted in an azimuth angle range of 282.5° to 302.5°.05-17-2012
20120120347OPTICAL RESIN COMPOSITION, OPTICAL RESIN MATERIAL USING THE SAME, OPTICAL FILTER FOR IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE, AND IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - An optical resin composition that is transparent, has suitable adhesion and necessary impact absorption for protection of an image display device etc., not affecting constituent materials of a image display panel, and being excellent in reliability, can be used to provide an optical resin material using the same. The optical resin composition contains (A) a first acrylate derivative that is a compound having one polymerizable unsaturated bond in its molecule, (B) a second acrylate derivative that is a compound having two or more polymerizable unsaturated bonds in its molecule, and (C) an acrylate derivative polymer, and an optical resin material produced by curing reaction of the optical resin composition.05-17-2012
20110043732HYBRID POLARIZER - A hybrid polarizer includes an absorbing element having a first major surface and a second major surface. The hybrid polarizer also includes a first birefringent reflective polarizer disposed on the first major surface of the absorbing element, the first birefringent reflective polarizer having a first pass axis and a first block axis. The hybrid polarizer further includes a second birefringent reflective polarizer disposed on the second major surface of the absorbing element, the second reflective polarizer having a second pass axis and a second block axis.02-24-2011
20110043730DISPLAY APPARATUS PROVIDING SIDE VIEW LUMINANCE ENHANCEMENT - A flat panel display device is provided with an increased viewing angle having good dark versus light imaging contrast. The display device includes a display panel, a first optical unit, and a second optical unit. The display panel includes a liquid crystal layer that is driven in a vertical alignment mode. The first optical unit includes a negative C-plate and a first polarizer having a first absorption axis. The second optical unit includes a biaxial compensation plate having a refractive indices coefficient, (nx−nz)/(nx−ny) of more than 0.45 and less than 0.55, and a second polarizer having a second absorption axis crossing the first absorption axis. The biaxial compensation plate has a refractive indices relationship of nx>nz>ny such that dispersion of polarization states of colored light rays passed through the C-plate and the liquid crystal layer may be minimized and gathered about an extinction point, thereby improving contrast at side viewing angles.02-24-2011
20110249223METHOD OF MANUFACTURING POLARIZING PLATE, POLARIZING PLATE MANUFACTURED BY THE SAME, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY HAVING THE POLARIZING PLATE - A method of manufacturing a polarizing plate includes fabricating a base film, dyeing the base film by using iodine, stretching the base film to form a polarizing film, firstly drying the polarizing film at a first temperature, and secondly drying the polarizing film while sequentially increasing a temperature from the first temperature to a second temperature higher than the first temperature. The polarizing plate and a liquid crystal display including the same are manufactured through the above method.10-13-2011
20100296032OPTICAL FILM, PREPARATION METHOD OF THE SAME, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY COMPRISING THE SAME - The present invention relates to a composition for liquid crystal alignment layer, a preparation method of liquid crystal alignment layer using the same, and an optical film comprising the liquid crystal alignment layer. More particularly, the composition for liquid crystal alignment layer according to the present invention includes crosslinkable functional monomers as well as a photoreactive polymer, thereby improving thermal stability and durability of the liquid crystal alignment layer that is prepared by using the composition for liquid crystal alignment layer. In addition, when the liquid crystal alignment layer is used to produce an optical film, adhesive strength between substrate and liquid crystal alignment layer and between liquid crystal alignment layer and liquid crystal film can be improved.11-25-2010
20080252823DOUBLE-SIDED DISPLAY DEVICE EMPLOYING A POLARIZED LIGHT GUIDE - A double-sided display device is provided which includes: a light source; a polarized light guide having a first layer having an incident surface which receives light from the light source and which guides the light; a second layer formed on the first layer of an optically isotropic material, on which beam out-coupling units are repeatedly arranged; and a third layer formed of an optically anisotropic material disposed on the second layer, which polarizes and out-couples light illuminated from the light source; and a double-sided display panel which displays images on both sides using the light out-coupled from the polarized light guide.10-16-2008
20100315577Display System - A display system 12-16-2010
20110255036DISPLAY MODULE AND METHOD FOR FIXING - A display module (10-20-2011
20100296027Display device - Glass plates for reinforcement are attached over an entire surface of a display region on a display surface side and its opposite side of a liquid crystal panel 11-25-2010
20100079708Antiglare Film, Manufacturing Method Thereof and Transmission Type Liquid Crystal Display - This invention provides an antiglare film of a type with a low content of particles that makes it possible to increase contrast, the antiglare film demonstrating appropriate antiglare property, small white blurring, and a low level of glittering, and also a method for manufacturing the film and a transmission type liquid crystal display. In the antiglare film, a content ratio of the particles in the binder matrix is within a range of 0.5-5 wt. %, a refractive index difference |n04-01-2010
20080246904LIGHT GUIDE PLATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY HAVING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display apparatus comprising a liquid crystal display panel and a touch panel is disclosed. A first transparent electrode is disposed on an upper surface of the liquid crystal display panel for displaying an image. A second transparent electrode is disposed on a lower surface of a retardation member and the second transparent electrode is opposite to the first transparent electrode. Accordingly, the entire thickness of the liquid crystal display apparatus may be decreased, and the manufacturing cost of the liquid crystal display apparatus may be reduced.10-09-2008
20100271575LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - Provided is a liquid crystal display device including: a substrate (10-28-2010
20080204633Vertically Aligned Liquid Crystal Display Having a Wide Viewing Compensation Film Using +A-Film and +C-Film - This invention provides a vertically aligned liquid crystal display, including a first polarizing plate and a second polarizing plate having absorption axes perpendicular to each other and a vertically aligned panel provided therebetween and including vertically aligned liquid crystals having negative dielectric anisotropy, in which a +A-film and a +C-film are provided between the first polarizing plate and the vertically aligned panel, the +C-film is positioned between the first polarizing plate and the +A-film, and the optic axis of the +A-film is parallel to or perpendicular to the absorption axis of the first polarizing plate. According to this invention, the contrast of the vertically aligned liquid crystal display can be improved at surface-facing angle and tilt angle thereof and the color shift depending on the viewing angle in a dark state can be minimized, thus greatly increasing the viewing angle range of the vertically aligned liquid crystal display.08-28-2008
20090316084Method of Producing Polarizing Plate, Polarizing Plate, and Liquid Crystal Display - Disclosed is a method for producing a polarizing plate including the steps of: laminating a polarizing plate protective film A on one side of a polarizer; and laminating a polarizing plate protective film B on the other side of the polarizer, wherein the polarizing plate protective film B contains a noncrystalline polyolefin resin; and the polarizing plate protective film A is a solidified film produced in such a manner that a melted film prepared by extruding a melted substance containing a cellulose resin from a die is conveyed while pressed against a cooling roll by a touch roll so as to have a draw ratio of 10 to 30 and to be solidified on the cooling roll, provided that the touch roll has an outer metal cylinder, an inner metal cylinder and a space formed therebetween for accommodating a cooling medium.12-24-2009
20080252826OPTICAL ELEMENT COVERING MEMBER, BACKLIGHT AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - An optical element covering member includes one or more optical elements, a support medium for supporting the one or more optical elements, and a covering member for covering the one or more optical elements and the support medium. At least one out of the one or more optical elements is a reflective polarizer, and the covering member has at least a region, through which the light inputted from a light source is emitted to a liquid crystal panel, the region having a phase difference lag of not more than 1/50π of a measured wavelength, with respect to an optical axis of the reflective polarizer.10-16-2008
20110255038POLARISING PLATE FOR A PLANAR-SWITCH MODE LCD, AND A PLANAR-SWITCH MODE LCD COMPRISING THE SAME - A polarizer for use in an IPS-LCD includes: a polarizing element; and a retardation film laminate attached to a surface of the polarizing element. The retardation film laminate includes a combination of a +B film and a −B film or a combination of a +B film and a +A film.10-20-2011
20110255037Cellulose acylate film, its production method, polarizer and liquid crystal display device - A cellulose acylate film containing a cellulose acylate and a sugar ester compound having from 1 to 12 pyranose structures or furanose structures in which at least one hydroxyl group is esterified, the film satisfying 40 nm≦Re(550)≦60 nm and 100 nm≦Rth(550)≦140 nm, and having a dimensional change of −0.5 to 0.5% and an internal haze of at most 0.1%.10-20-2011
20100321614POLARIZER, METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY HAVING THE SAME - Disclosed are a polarizer, a method for fabricating the same, and a liquid crystal display having the same. The liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal panel and a polarizer attached to the liquid crystal panel. The polarizer includes a polarizing film, a first support film, and a second support film. The first support film has optical anisotropy and is attached to the polarizing film. The first support film has a first thickness. The second support film is attached to the polarizing film while facing the first support film and has a second thickness, which is greater than the first thickness. The polarizer is fabricated by evaporating a solvent from a solution including polymer resin to form an optical film and then elongating the optical film.12-23-2010
20100321613METHOD OF MANUFACTURING POLARIZER, POLARIZER, POLARIZING PLATE, OPTICAL FILM, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING COMPOSITE POLARIZING PLATE, COMPOSITE POLARIZING PLATE AND IMAGE DISPLAY - A method of manufacturing a polarizer is provided that makes it possible to virtually simultaneously perform a contact of a hydrophilic polymer film with liquid and stretch of the hydrophilic polymer film in a width direction by a tenter method, or the like, using a small and simple manufacturing equipment. A method of manufacturing a polarizer includes a width direction stretching process for stretching a hydrophilic polymer film 12-23-2010
20090257003POLARIZATION PLATE, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND PROTECTIVE FILM - Provided are a polarization plate which has a high mechanical strength, which does not impair a visibility even under a high temperature and high humidity, which is excellent in flexibility and abrasion resistance, and which reduces a visible disturbance such as color unevenness due to a size change, as well as a liquid crystal display device using the polarization plate. A film composed of a plurality of layers composed mainly of thermoplastic resins is used as a first protection film used for a visible side of the polarization plate, and at least one surface layer of this first protection film is composed mainly of an acrylic resin. Furthermore, a second protection film having a specific property is disposed at a side of a liquid crystal cell.10-15-2009
20080252827LAMINATED OPTICAL FILM AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREOF - A laminated optical film according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a long polarizer having an absorption axis in a lengthwise direction and a long optical compensation film. An angle formed by a slow axis of the optical compensation film and the absorption axis of the polarizer is 5 to 85°.10-16-2008
20110164210DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention provides a display device which can reduce reflected light reflected on the respective surfaces of a display panel and a protective plate, even if the protective plate is disposed on the surface of the display panel, without employing a complicated structure and without degrading display quality. The display device includes: a display panel; and a protective plate disposed facing the display panel. The protective plate has a protective base material and a first polarizer, the display panel has a second polarizer of which a polarization axis is parallel to that of the first polarizer, and light passing between the first polarizer and the second polarizer is linearly polarized light.07-07-2011
20110164207LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS - A liquid crystal display apparatus includes a first polarizing plate, a liquid crystal display cell, a second polarizing plate, a switching cell, a first reflective polarizing plate, and a surface light source, which are arranged in this order. The apparatus further includes a control driving unit to switch the switching cell between a first and second state. In the first state, plane of polarization of polarized light emitted by the surface light source and transmitted through the first reflective polarizing plate and the switching cell is coincident with a transmissive axis of the second polarizing plate. In the second state, a plane of polarization of the polarized light input to the liquid crystal display cell from the side of the first polarizing plate and transmitted through the second polarizing plate and the switching cell is coincident with a reflective axis of the first reflective polarizing plate.07-07-2011
20080204635Transparent, Conductive Film with a Large Birefringence - A thin film is formed by depositing a wide bandgap semiconductor material on a substrate by oblique physical vapor deposition to form a thin film structure. The thin film structure is transparent, electrically conductive, and birefringent.08-28-2008
20110164209ANTI-REFLECTION FILM - The present invention provides an anti-reflection film which provides not only sufficient anti-reflection properties and antistatic properties but also excellent contrast in a bright place and excellent contrast in a dark place especially applied on a surface of a transmissive LCD. The anti-reflection film has an antistatic hard coat layer and a low refractive index layer in order on at least one surface of a transparent substrate, average luminous reflectance in the range of 0.5-1.5% on a surface of the low refractive index layer side, haze equal to or less than 0.5%, parallel light transmittance in the range of 94.0-96.5%, and an absorption loss in average luminous transmittance in the range of 0.5-3.0%.07-07-2011
20110164208Azo Compound And Salts Thereof, As Well As Dye-Based Polarization Films And Polarizing Plates Comprising The Same - Azo compounds represented by formula (1) (In the formula, R07-07-2011
20110164205IMAGE SOURCE UNIT AND DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME - An image source unit that can efficiently provide image light emitted from an image source to an observer is disclosed. The image source unit includes an image source; and an optical sheet that disposed closer to an observer side than the image source. The optical sheet includes an optical functional layer that includes a light-transmitting portion having a trapezoidal cross section; and the low refractive-index portion having a wedge shape cross section. An oblique side of the wedge shape cross section of the low refractive-index portion form an angle of θ07-07-2011
20120147302LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A vertical alignment type liquid crystal display, having a specific resistance within a range of from 1×1006-14-2012
20100283944OPTICAL SHEET - There is provided an optical sheet for use as a display device surface, which has a functional layer on at least one side of a transparent base material and has a diffusion factor on the outer surface and/or interior of the functional layer, wherein the relationship represented by the following formula (I) is satisfied.11-11-2010
20100283946POLARIZING PLATE, AND IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING POLARIZING PLATE - The present invention provides a polarizing plate excellent in adherence (particularly, under high-temperature and high-humidity conditions) between a polarizer and a protective film. The polarizing plate of the present invention includes: a polarizer; an adhesive layer; an easy-adhesion layer formed of an easy-adhesive composition containing a urethane resin having a carboxyl group and a cross-linking agent; and a protective film containing a (meth) acrylic resin.11-11-2010
20110187970PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE COMPOSITION, PROTECTIVE FILM, POLARIZER AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY COMPRISING THE SAME - The present invention relates to an acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive composition, and more particularly, to an acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive composition capable of showing an excellent anti-static performance, and solving a transferring problem of additives and a problem concerning a balance of low-rate and high-rate peel strength, by comprising a) an acrylic copolymer including a monomer having a functional group capable of chelating with a metal salt, and a hydrophobic monomer and b) a metal salt.08-04-2011
20110261295LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND MANUFACTURING METHOD OF THE SAME - First alignment is performed by forming an alignment layer that includes a photopolymerizable monomer or oligomer on a substrate and the like, introducing liquid crystal, and bringing the liquid crystal into contact with the alignment layer including the photopolymerizable monomer or oligomer.10-27-2011
20110134374PROTECTIVE FILM OF POLARIZER, POLARIZER AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A protective film of polarizer comprising an organic acid that has a solubility in water at 25° C. of at most 0.1% by mass and has an acid dissociation constant in a mixed solvent of tetrahydrofuran/water=6/4 by volume at 25° C. of from 2 to 7 can improve polarizer durability.06-09-2011
20120147305LIGHTING DEVICE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A light source includes: a first electrode using a reflective material; an EL layer; and a second electrode using a light-transmitting conductive film, in which light emitted from the EL layer is extracted from the second electrode; a selective reflection structure is provided on a light extraction side of the second electrode without an air layer interposed therebetween; and the selective reflection structure has a function of transmitting light of a particular polarization component and reflecting light of the other component.06-14-2012
20120147300OPTICAL FILM, POLARIZING PLATE, SURFACE FILM FOR LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - An optical film includes, in the following order: an optically anisotropic layer; a transparent support; and a hardcoat layer, in-plane retardation of the optical film at a wavelength of 550 nm is from 80 to 200 nm and retardation in a direction of thickness of the optical film at a wavelength of 550 nm is from −70 to 70 nm.06-14-2012
20100245725ACRYL-BASE POLYMER FILM, OPTICAL COMPENSATION FILM, AND LIQUID-CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - The invention relates to an optical compensation film for IPS or FFS-mode liquid crystal display devices, having the tilt angle β[°] not equal to zero, β[°] being defined as φ giving the minimum value of retardation R[φ] which is retardation measured for incident light coming in a direction tilted by φ° from a normal line relative to the film-plane, the direction being in a plane including the direction perpendicular to the in-plane slow axis thereof and the normal line; and having retardation along the thickness direction at a wavelength of 550 nm, Rth(550), not equal to zero.09-30-2010
20110043731COMPOSITION FOR LIQUID CRYSTAL ALIGNMENT LAYER, PREPARATION METHOD OF LIQUID CRYSTAL ALIGNMENT LAYER USING THE SAME, AND OPTICAL FILM COMPRISING THE LIQUID CRYSTAL ALIGNMENT LAYER - The present invention relates to a composition for liquid crystal alignment layer, a preparation method of liquid crystal alignment layer using the same, and an optical film comprising the liquid crystal alignment layer. More particularly, the composition for liquid crystal alignment layer according to the present invention includes crosslinkable functional monomers as well as a photoreactive polymer, thereby improving thermal stability and durability of the liquid crystal alignment layer that is prepared by using the composition for liquid crystal alignment layer. In addition, when the liquid crystal alignment layer is used to produce an optical film, adhesive strength between substrate and liquid crystal alignment layer and between liquid crystal alignment layer and liquid crystal film can be improved.02-24-2011
20110096271PHOTOVOLTAIC POLARIZING ELEMENT AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A photovoltaic polarizing element includes a first transparent electrode, an electron collector, dichroic dye molecules, a second transparent electrode and an electron supplier. The first transparent electrode is formed on a first transparent substrate. The electron collector is formed on the first transparent electrode. The dichroic dye molecules are arranged in and/or on the electron collector and aligned in a predetermined direction. The second transparent electrode is formed on a second transparent substrate. The electron collector and the second transparent electrode face each other with a gap having a predetermined thickness. The electron supplier arranged between the first transparent electrode and the second transparent electrode. An energy level of the dichroic dye molecules in an excited state is higher than that of the electron collector, and the energy level of the dichroic dye molecules in a ground state is lower than that of the electron supplier.04-28-2011
20100110346Methods of polarizing transparent conductive oxides, electronic devices including polarized transparent conductive oxides, and methods of manufacturing the electronic devices - Provided are methods of polarizing a transparent conductive oxide (TCO), electronic devices including a polarized TCO, and methods of manufacturing the electronic devices. A transparent conductive oxide formed on a substrate is polarized by electron beam annealing the transparent conductive oxide until a polarization voltage is generated in the transparent conductive oxide. The transparent conductive oxide may be a ZnO film or AlZnO film, where A is a cation. The electron beam annealing may be performed at about room temperature for less than about 60 minutes.05-06-2010
20100110347LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS - There is provided a liquid crystal panel exhibiting a high contrast ratio and a liquid crystal display apparatus including the liquid crystal panel. The liquid crystal panel of the present invention includes a first polarizer, a first optical compensation layer, a liquid crystal cell, a second optical compensation layer, and a second polarizer in the stated order from a viewer side. The first optical compensation layer and the second optical compensation layer have a refractive index profile of nx>ny>nz, and a light transmittance (T05-06-2010
20100188622CELLULOSE ESTER FILM, METHOD FOR PRODUCTION OF CELLULOSE ESTER FILM, AND PROTECTIVE FILM FOR POLARIZING PLATE, POLARIZING PLATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE EACH USING THE CELLULOSE ESTER FILM - Disclosed is a cellulose ester film which rarely causes the attachment of foreign matters to the surface of a conveying roll or the failure of film transfer induced by the attachment of the foreign matters, which is free of the partial deformation caused by foreign matters on the conveying roll, exhibits high durability after saponification treatment, has good close adhesion to a polarizer, and has excellent processing suitability in the processing into a polarizer. Also disclosed is a method for producing the cellulose ester film by a melt-casting process. Further disclosed are; a protective film for a polarizing plate, which has high film strength; a polarizing plate having high durability; and a liquid crystal display having high image quality; each comprising the cellulose ester film. The cellulose ester film comprises a cellulose ester, a compound represented by the general formula (1) and a compound represented by the general formula (2).07-29-2010
20110199561Liquid Crystal Display Device - The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device which can ensure visibility and decrease coloring regardless of the direction of the screen, even if the screen is viewed through an optical member having a polarization function, such as polarized sunglasses. In at least one embodiment, a liquid crystal display device includes: a liquid crystal cell; and a first polarizing element disposed at an observation surface side of the liquid crystal cell, and the liquid crystal display device further includes a second polarizing element disposed at the observation surface side of the first polarizing element. It is preferable that the liquid crystal display device further includes a protective plate disposed between the first polarizing element and the second polarizing element.08-18-2011
20110199560RETARDATION FILM, POLARIZING FILM, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY, AND METHOD OF DESIGNING RETARDATION FILM - To provide a retardation film in which the retardation condition is adjusted to achieve a liquid crystal display without coloration over a wide viewing angle range and having a high contrast ratio, and a method of designing the same, as well as a polarizing film and a liquid crystal display using the same. A liquid crystal display comprising a liquid crystal cell and polarizing films in a Cross-Nicol relationship with each other on both sides of the liquid crystal cell; wherein at least one polarizing film includes a retardation film having reverse wavelength dispersion property; and the liquid crystal display further includes a retardation film having a wavelength dispersion property substantially the same as a liquid crystal layer configuring the liquid crystal cell.08-18-2011
20100182547Optical film, preparation method of the same, and liquid crystal display comprising the same - The present invention relates to an optical film, a method for manufacturing the same, and a liquid crystal display device including the same. In detail, the optical film according to the present invention includes an acryl-based substrate, a liquid crystal alignment film, and a liquid crystal film, the liquid crystal alignment film can maintain strong adhesion strength between the acryl-based substrate and the liquid crystal alignment film and between the liquid crystal alignment film and the liquid crystal film by further introducing a monomer having a functional group capable of performing crosslinking reaction to the photoreactive polymer.07-22-2010
20110149211ADHESIVE AGENT - Provided are a pressure-sensitive adhesive having excellent durability and reliability under high-temperature or high-humidity conditions, adhesion strength, workability, re-movability, and the ability to inhibit light leakage; a method for preparing the pressure-sensitive adhesive; a polarizer including the pressure-sensitive adhesive; and a liquid crystal display incorporating the polarizer.06-23-2011
20110149208PHASE DIFFERENCE ELEMENT AND DISPLAY DEVICE - A phase difference element, in which imbalance hardly occurs between right and left pictures during displaying a three-dimensional image, and a display device having the phase difference element are provided. A base film 06-23-2011
20090174848LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY MODULE FOR AN INFORMATION PROVIDING MACHINE - A liquid crystal display module includes a backlight unit having a light exiting surface, a first polarizing layer disposed on the light exiting surface of the backlight unit, a liquid crystal cell disposed on one side of the first polarizing layer opposite to the backlight unit, a protective glass panel disposed on one side of the liquid crystal cell opposite to the first polarizing layer and cooperating with the liquid crystal cell to define a heat-dissipating space therebetween, and a second polarizing layer disposed on one side of the protective glass panel opposite to the liquid crystal cell.07-09-2009
20090174847LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE FOR VEHICLE USE - The present invention can include a display device for use in a vehicle having a screen with a polarizing member disposed in the front of a display surface of a liquid crystal display, the polarizing member having a light transmittance of less than 50%, a surface of the screen is coplanar with a surface of the cover member. Also, the polarizing member is not provided on the display surface of the liquid crystal display, and when the liquid crystal display is not used, the screen is inconspicuous, and when the liquid crystal display is used, information can be viewed from the screen.07-09-2009
20090174845Optical Compensating Resin Film for Polarizing Plate, Method for Manufacturing Optical Compensating Resin Film, Polarizing Plate and Liquid Crystal Display Device - Provided are an optical compensating resin film having improved contrast, a polarizing plate, which uses the optical compensating resin film and has excellent smoothness without color nonuniformity, and a liquid crystal display device. The optical compensating resin film is characterized in that the crystallinity degree is 0.15 or less.07-09-2009
20100026938IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - An image display device having a display panel in which a first substrate and a second substrate are disposed to each other, in which the first substrate includes an insulating substrate composed of a resin, a circuit layer having a circuit where a plurality of Thin-film transistors are arranged in a matrix, and a polarizer disposed between the insulating substrate and the circuit layer, the insulating substrate has a thickness of 20 μm or more and 150 μm or less, a transmittance of 80% or more for a visible light at a wavelength of 400 nm or more and 800 nm or less, and a 3% weight reduction temperature of 300° C. or higher, and has no melting point or has a melting point of 300° C. or higher.02-04-2010
20100026939POLARIZER AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - Provided are a polarizer containing a polarizing film having two surfaces opposing each other and one protective film layer, wherein the polarizing film has a resin film with dichroic dye molecules adsorbed on the resin film with uniaxial orientation, wherein the protective film layer is disposed on or over one of the surfaces of the polarizing film, and wherein the polarizer further has, on or over at least one of the surfaces of the polarizing film, an inorganic particle layer containing inorganic particles, and a polarizer having a polarizing film having two surfaces opposing each other and two protective film layers, wherein the polarizing film has a resin film with dichroic dye molecules adsorbed on the resin film with uniaxial orientation, wherein one of the protective film layers is disposed on or over one of the surfaces of the polarizing film and the other protective film layer is disposed on or over the other surface of the polarizing film, and wherein the polarizer further has, on or over at least one of the surfaces of the polarizing film, an inorganic particle layer containing inorganic particles. Furthermore, a liquid crystal display device composed of a combination of the polarizers and a liquid crystal cell is provided.02-04-2010
20100020273POLYMER FILM, POLARIZING PLATE, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A polymer film stretched after formed by solution casting, of which the wavelength dispersion of the refractivity anisotropy and/or the refractivity anisotropy differ between two surfaces of the film is disclosed.01-28-2010
20100020272Mirror effect liquid crystal display device using reflection polarizer - A LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) device includes a backlight unit, a lower polarizer positioned on the backlight unit, a liquid crystal layer positioned on the lower polarizer, and an upper reflection polarizer positioned on the liquid crystal layer. The upper reflection polarizer is configured such that a regularly arranged metallic lattice is formed on a support this LCD device may give a good mirror effect when power is intercepted, and also give a clear display with high brightness even at a bright place when power is supplied to operate the LCD device.01-28-2010
20120147303DISPLAY DEVICE AND MULTILAYER SUBSTRATE - A display device is provided in which reduction of reflected light is realized. Also a multilayer substrate is provided in which light reflectance is reduced even when the substrate has a plurality of layers that differ in refractive index from each other. In the display device of one embodiment, the reflectance of light reflected by the internal structure, of light incident on the internal structure through a display screen, is less than 1.0%. The multilayer substrate of one embodiment includes a first layer and a second layer disposed adjacently to the first layer. The refractive index of the second layer varies continuously from an interface where the second layer is adjacent to the first layer in a direction from the first layer, with the variation being started at a value of the refractive index at the interface where the first layer is adjacent to the second layer.06-14-2012
20120147299FLAT PANEL DISPLAY - There is provided a flat panel display (FPD). The FPD includes a display panel, a substrate on the display panel, and an anti-reflection polarizer. The anti-reflection polarizer is on the substrate to absorb light reflected from a surface of the substrate or a surface of the display panel. The anti-reflection polarizer includes a top polarizing film for linearly polarizing the light, a top phase difference film for circularly polarizing light that passes through the top polarizing film, a first supporting film between the top polarizing film and the phase difference film to support the top phase difference film, and a second supporting film that faces the first supporting film with the top phase difference film interposed therebetween to support the top phase difference film.06-14-2012
20090296029Hard Coat Film, Coating Liquid For Forming A Hard Coat Layer, Polarizing Plate And Transmission Type LCD - The present invention provides a hard coat film and a coating liquid for forming a hard coat layer having excellent antifouling properties with low costs. It is a feature of the present invention that the coating liquid for forming a hard coat layer has at least an ionizing radiation curable material, a fluorosurfactant or a silicone surfactant, and a solvent and a weight mean solubility δ of the component excluding the solvent component and the fluorosurfactant or the silicone surfactant component from the coating liquid for forming a hard coat layer is 21.5 or more. In addition, it is also a feature of the present invention that the weight mean solubility δ of the component excluding the fluorosurfactant or the silicone surfactant component from the coating liquid for forming a hard coat layer is 19.0 or more.12-03-2009
20090009694Color Filter, Process For Manufacturing Color Filter, And Liquid Crystal Display Device - A color filter including colored pixels of at least two or more colors, in which the colored pixels contain at least pigment particles, the contrast of each colored pixel is not lower than 2000 and the difference between the contrast of the colored pixel having the lowest contrast and the contrast of the colored pixel having the highest contrast among the colored pixels of two or more colors is not more than 600; a process for manufacturing the same; and a liquid crystal display device using the color filter.01-08-2009
20090115940Optically compensatory film and polarizing plate and liquid crystal display using same - An optical film is provided and includes a transparent polymer film. The optical film satisfies specific relations of retardation values and has a glass transition temperature of 120° C. or higher05-07-2009
20100002170Method for Producing Long Obliquely Stretched Film - A long obliquely stretched film is obtained having an orientation axis in a direction with an angle θs of 10° or more and 85° or less from a width direction by grasping both side ends in the width direction of a longitudinally stretched film with an average retardation Re01-07-2010
20090009696POLARIZER AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A polarizer includes a first, second and third support layers, a first polarizing element disposed between the first support layer and the second support layer and the second polarizing element disposed between the second support layer and the third support layer. During the process of manufacturing the polarizer, the polarizer is stretched in the direction of length until the width of the polarizer after stretching is not less than half of the width of the polarizer before stretching.01-08-2009
20120147304LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME, AND IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - There is provided a liquid crystal display device that diminishes flickers caused by crosstalk of a three-dimensional image (an overlap of images) or reflection of external light. A liquid crystal display device includes a pair of substrates, at least one of the pair of substrates having an electrode and the pair of substrates being placed opposite each other, and a first polarizing plate placed on a light source side and a second polarizing plate placed on a view side with the liquid crystal layer sandwiched therebetween, in which a protective film on the view side of the second polarizing plate includes a transparent support satisfying 0≦|Re(550)|≦10 and an optically anisotropic layer having a λ/4 function, and Rth of the protective film on the view side of the second polarizing plate is |Rth|≦20.06-14-2012
20120147301STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY - A stereoscopic image display includes a display panel, a first polarizing plate positioned on an upper surface of the display panel, a patterned retarder positioned on the first polarizing plate, a first cellulose triacetate (TAC) film positioned on the patterned retarder, a second polarizing plate positioned on a lower surface of the display panel, and a second TAC film positioned under the second polarizing plate.06-14-2012
20120147298DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device is provided. The display device includes a liquid crystal display panel, a cover lens, a first optical film and a first polarized film. The liquid crystal display panel is vertical alignment mode. The cover lens is disposed on a light exit surface of the liquid crystal display panel. The first optical film having a ¼ wavelength retardation effect is disposed between the liquid crystal display panel and the cover lens. A gap layer is formed between the first optical film and the liquid crystal display panel. The first polarized film is disposed between the first optical film and the cover lens.06-14-2012
20110051051ACRYLIC PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE COMPRISING OPTICALLY ANISOTROPIC COMPOUND, POLARIZING PLATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY INCLUDING THE SAME - Disclosed are (A) an acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive; and (B) an acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive comprising an optically anisotropic compound having at least one substituent which contains an alkyl group, alkenyl group or alkynyl group at a meta-position of a mesogen. A polarizing plate and a liquid crystal display using the same are also disclosed. The optically anisotropic compound ensures excellent compatibility with the adhesive and high birefringence. Thus, main properties such as adhesion, reliability and durability in the conditions of high temperatures or high temperatures and high humidity are not worsened. Moreover light leakage is prevented by efficiently controlling the birefringence caused by shrinkage stress of the polarizing plate.03-03-2011
20110051050OPTICAL FILM, PREPARATION METHOD OF THE SAME, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY COMPRISING THE SAME - The present invention relates to a composition for liquid crystal alignment layer, a preparation method of liquid crystal alignment layer using the same, and an optical film comprising the liquid crystal alignment layer. More particularly, the composition for liquid crystal alignment layer according to the present invention includes crosslinkable functional monomers as well as a photoreactive polymer, thereby improving thermal stability and durability of the liquid crystal alignment layer that is prepared by using the composition for liquid crystal alignment layer. In addition, when the liquid crystal alignment layer is used to produce an optical film, adhesive strength between substrate and liquid crystal alignment layer and between liquid crystal alignment layer and liquid crystal film can be improved.03-03-2011
20110116021LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device includes light source sections 05-19-2011
20110149209Liquid Crystal Display Device - A liquid crystal display device comprising, a first substrate, a second substrate, a liquid crystal layer provided between the substrates, a first alignment film provided on the liquid crystal layer side surface of the first substrate, and a second alignment film provided on the liquid crystal layer side surface of the second substrate, wherein the liquid crystal layer includes liquid crystal molecules with negative dielectric anisotropy, the first alignment film and the second alignment film align the liquid crystal molecules substantially vertically to the alignment film surfaces and align the liquid crystal molecules near the first alignment film and the second alignment film such that alignment directions of the liquid crystal molecules near the first and second alignment films are perpendicular to each other, and the first alignment film and the second alignment film are photo-alignment films made of a material having a photosensitive group.06-23-2011
20110149207IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - An image display apparatus includes an image display element configured to display an image by controlling a polarization state of a polarized light beam. An illumination optical system guides the polarized light beam to the image display element. A polarizing beam splitter disposed between the illumination optical system and the image display element selectively splits polarization of incident light. A projection optical system projects the image displayed by the image display element onto a projection plane. The positional relationship between the polarizing beam splitter and an optical axis of the projection optical system is properly set.06-23-2011
20110149206Polarizer and Liquid Crystal Display Comprising the Same - The disclosed polarizer comprises at least one substrate made of a birefringent material, and a polarizing plate located on the substrate. The substrate possesses anisotropic property of positive A-type and has a slow optical axis parallel to the substrate surface. The polarizing plate possesses anisotropic absorption of the electromagnetic radiation in at least one subrange of the visible spectral range, and a transmission axis of the polarizing plate and the slow optical axis of the substrate are directed substantially parallel to each other.06-23-2011
20110304803LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A vertical alignment type liquid crystal display, which has a liquid crystal layer whose retardation value is about 600 nm or more, can solve the viewing angle problems associated with the wider viewing angle. The liquid crystal display can include a vertical alignment liquid crystal cell, and first and second polarizing plates cross-Nicol disposed on respective sides of the liquid crystal cell. The liquid crystal cell has a liquid crystal layer with a retardation of about 600 nm or more. A C-plate and an A-plate are provided between the liquid crystal cell and the first polarizing plate, and two C-plates are provided between the liquid crystal cell and the second polarizing plate.12-15-2011
20110304801LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL - A rear-side polarizing plate 12-15-2011
20110304800DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes a common substrate having a first surface and an opposite second surface, a first transparent conductive layer, at least one first electrode, and at least one second electrode. The first transparent conductive layer is positioned on the first surface. The at least one first electrode and the at least one second electrode are on the first surface and electrically connected to the first transparent conductive layer. The display device further includes a second transparent conductive layer, a first alignment layer, a liquid crystal layer, a second alignment layer, a thin film transistor panel, and a polarizer all stacked on each other in sequence along a direction from the first surface to the second surface of the common substrate. The second transparent conductive layer is positioned on the second surface of the common substrate.12-15-2011
20110304802LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display includes a first substrate including a first electrode, a second substrate including a second electrode, and a liquid crystal layer provided between the first substrate and the second substrate which is controlled to a substantially vertical orientation having a pretilt angle smaller than 90 degrees. The first electrode includes a plurality of rectangular openings extending in a direction substantially perpendicular to the orientation direction of liquid crystal molecules at substantially a center of the liquid crystal layer. A plurality of first areas and a plurality of second areas disposed mutually alternately are set in an effective display area in which the first electrode and the second electrode overlap in a planar view. Relative positions of the openings are mutually unmatched relative to at least a part of the plurality of second areas, and the openings are not formed in the plurality of first areas.12-15-2011
20090096963CYCLIC POLYOLEFIN FILM, PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THE FILM, AND POLARIZING PLATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - A cyclic polyolefin film, which comprises: a cyclic polyolefin resin; and at least one organic compound decreasing Rth(λ) and/or at least one organic compound decreasing Re(λ), wherein Rth(λ) represents a retardation value (nm) in a thickness-direction of the cyclic polyolefin film at a wavelength of λ nm, and Re(λ) represents an in-plane retardation value (nm) of the cyclic polyolefin film at a wavelength of λ nm, wherein the cyclic polyolefin film comprises the at least one organic compound in a content of from 0.01 to 30% by mass based on a solid component of the cyclic polyolefin resin.04-16-2009
20090219465Polarizing Display Device - A device for forming a stereo 3-dimensional image is described. Dual polarizing sheets are used to polarize light. A pixel control layer determines whether pixels are to be perceived by a viewer. Regions of the dual polarizing sheets are bleached in a manner that does not cause voids in or melting or warping of the sheets.09-03-2009
20110109848PRESSURE SENSITIVE ADHESIVE COMPOSITIONS, POLARIZERS AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAYS COMPRISING THE SAME - The present invention relates to pressure-sensitive adhesive compositions including interpenetrating polymer networks in a cured state, which comprise a multi-functional acrylate, a photo initiator and a thermal initiator; polarizers; and liquid crystal displays comprising the same. In the present invention, a pressure-sensitive adhesive composition is provided, which can prevent light-leakage phenomenon, and has excellent physical properties such as endurance under high temperature and/or high humidity conditions and workability, such as removablility.05-12-2011
20110109846Liquid crystal display with inspection structures for polarizer alignment - The present invention discloses a liquid crystal display having inspection structures for polarizer alignment. The liquid crystal display comprises: a first glass substrate and a second glass substrate, which include inspection structures for polarizer alignment respectively to improve the alignment accuracy; a liquid crystal layer disposed between a side of the first and a side of the second glass substrates; and a first polarizer and a second polarizer attached on another side of the first glass substrate and another side of the second glass substrate respectively, wherein the another sides are opposing to the liquid crystal layer. Then, a magnifying device is utilized to inspect the location of the inspection structures for detecting the accuracy degree of the polarizer alignment.05-12-2011
20120038853DISPLAY DEVICE, DISPLAY APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING 3D IMAGE AND METHOD FOR CHANGING POLARIZATION DIRECTION OF LIGHT EMITTED FROM LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device, a display apparatus for displaying a 3D image and a method for changing the polarization direction of a light emitted from a liquid crystal display device are provided. The display device comprises a liquid crystal display device and an optical film. The liquid crystal display device comprises a display panel and a polarizer. The polarizer is disposed on the display panel. The optical film is disposed on the polarizer and for changing the polarization direction of a light emitted from the polarizer.02-16-2012
20110051052POLARIZING FILM, LAMINATE, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A polarizing film, satisfying DI′/P′≦4.3×1003-03-2011
20120038854DISPLAY APPARATUS AND LIGHT BARRIER DEVICE - A display apparatus includes: a display unit having a pair of polarizing plates at a light incident side and a light exit side; and a light barrier unit that is provided at the light incident side or the light exit side of the display unit and includes plural opening and closing parts as light transmission regions or light blocking regions, wherein the light barrier unit has a liquid crystal layer orientation-controlled at a light incident side and a light exit side thereof in directions orthogonal to each other, and an orientation direction at the display unit side of the liquid crystal layer is in parallel or orthogonal to an absorption axis direction of a first polarizing plate of the pair of polarizing plates provided at the light barrier unit side of the display unit.02-16-2012
20120038857LIQUID-CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid-crystal display device makes it possible to attach an optical element to a liquid-crystal display panel with high positional accuracy while avoiding or minimizing the enlargement of the picture-frame region (i.e., the non-display region) induced by the formation of markers on the panel and the increase of the fabrication cost. The panel comprises a main substrate, an opposite substrate, and a liquid crystal enclosed in a gap between the main and opposite substrates, wherein a polarizer plate is attached at least to the opposite substrate. Markers for attaching an optical element to the panel are formed at positions that overlap with the polarizer plate in a non-display region on the main or opposite substrate. Alignment direction regulators regulate the alignment of the liquid crystal molecules to a predetermined direction in the vicinities of the markers, allowing light to pass through at least the opposite substrate.02-16-2012
20120038855LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - In a multi-domain-type liquid crystal display device including a vertically aligned liquid crystal layer, a drop in transmittance is suppressed when a pixel electrode having a fish-bone structure is used. The liquid crystal display device (02-16-2012
20110164206LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention provides an improved type of liquid crystal (LC) display device with wide-viewing angle and high optical transmittance. The LC display of the present invention consists of: at least one LC alignment apparatus, which makes the LC molecules within the display area forming a continuous-domain or multi-domain alignments, and hence improve its wide-viewing-angle characteristics; a LC layer formed by Nematic type LC with chiral dopants, and with optimal parameters of the optical path difference Δnd and LC rotations of d/p ratio, such that LC molecules can be aligned along all radial directions to achieve optimal transmittance, and thus producing an wide-viewing-angle LC display improved transmittance without the formation of dark fringes in the display area.07-07-2011
20110063546Azo Compound And Salt Thereof, And Dye-Containing Polarizing Film Comprising The Compound Or Salt - Disclosed is an azo compound represented by the general formula (1) or a salt thereof:03-17-2011
20110063545DISPLAY DEVICE - An object of the invention is to provide a display device having a high contrast ratio. Another object of the invention is to manufacture such a high-performance display device at low cost. In a display device having a display element between a pair of light-transmissive substrates, polarizer-including layers, which have different wavelength distributions of extinction coefficients, are stacked so that absorption axes are in a parallel nicol state, over each light-transmissive substrate. Absorption axes of one of a pair of stacks of polarizers and the other together which interpose the display element are deviated from a cross nicol state. A retardation plate may be provided between the stack of polarizing plates and the substrate.03-17-2011
20110063544OPTICAL FILM AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING IT, POLARIZER, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - An optical film comprising a thermoplastic resin and having a tilt direction, which is such that, when a sliced section of the optical film having both a tilt direction and the thickness direction of the film in the sliced plane thereof is placed between two polarizers set in a crossed Nicols configuration, and the two crossed Nicols polarizers are rotated from 0° to 90° while irradiated with light in the direction perpendicular to the polarizer plane, and when the sliced section is analyzed sequentially from one end to the other end in the thickness direction, then all the detected extinction positions are from more than 0° to less than 90° and the birefringence varies in the thickness direction.03-17-2011
20110170041LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device that can be easily produced and has a high contrast ratio in a wide viewing angle range. The liquid crystal display device of the present invention includes in the following order: a first polarizer; a first birefringent layer (II) (nxny≧nz); a liquid crystal cell; a second quarter-wave plate having an Nz coefficient substantially equal to that of the first quarter-wave plate; a second birefringent layer (II) having an Nz coefficient and an in-plane retardation that are substantially equal to an Nz coefficient and an in-plane retardation of the first birefringent layer (II), respectively; and a second polarizer, wherein the device includes at least one birefringent layer (III) (nx≈ny≧nz) disposed at least one of: between the first birefringent layer (I) and the liquid crystal cell; and between the liquid crystal cell and the second birefringent layer (I); the first quarter-wave plate has an in-plane slow axis forming an angle of about 45° with an absorption axis of the first polarizer; the second quarter-wave plate has an in-plane slow axis substantially orthogonal to the in-plane slow axis of the first quarter-wave plate; the second polarizer has an absorption axis substantially orthogonal to the absorption axis of the first polarizer; the first birefringent layer (II) has an in-plane fast axis substantially orthogonal to the absorption axis of the first polarizer; the second birefringent layer (II) has an in-plane fast axis substantially orthogonal to the absorption axis of the second polarizer; and the device displays a black screen by aligning liquid crystal molecules in the liquid crystal layer substantially vertically to the substrate surface.07-14-2011
20110317102LYOTROPIC LIQUID CRYSTAL SYSTEMS BASED ON AROMATIC TETRACARBOXYLIC BISBENZOIMIDAZOLE DERIVATIVES AND METHODS FOR MAKING - Compounds derived from aromatic tetracarboxyl bisbenzoimidazoles are disclosed. These compounds are capable of forming liquid crystal systems that can produce optically isotropic or anisotropic films with desirable optical properties. Formulae (I) or (II), or a salt thereof; wherein y is an integer in the range from 0 to about 4.12-29-2011
20110102712POLARIZATION ELEMENT, LIQUID CRYSTAL DEVICE, ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING POLARIZATION ELEMENT - A polarization element includes: a substrate; a plurality of protruding sections formed on the substrate in a striped manner in a plan view; and a heat radiation section formed on a top portion of each of the protruding sections, wherein the heat radiation section has a concavo-convex section.05-05-2011
20120062823LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - Provided is a liquid crystal display device having a liquid crystal layer of which the thickness does not easily change even in the case that the liquid crystal display device has an air-gapless structure. The liquid crystal display device includes, in this order toward a display surface: a first substrate; a liquid crystal layer; and a second substrate. The second substrate contains, in this order toward the display surface, a polarizer, an interlayer including an adhesive layer, and a protective plate. The polarizer and the protective plate are in close contact with each other via the interlayer. The adhesive layer contains a material that has an elastic modulus of not higher than 1.0×1003-15-2012
20120002143VERTICAL ALIGNMENT MODE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A vertical alignment mode liquid crystal display comprising: a liquid crystal cell; a first polarizer; a second polarizer; a first optical film arranged between the first polarizer and the liquid crystal cell; and a second optical film arranged between the liquid crystal cell and the second optical film, wherein the first and the second optical films each are a resin film having an optically biaxial property, the first and the second optical films meet: Formula (1) Ro01-05-2012
20110025958OPTICAL DISPLAY DEVICE MANUFACTURING SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING OPTICAL DISPLAY DEVICE - Provided are an optical display device manufacturing system and a method for manufacturing an optical display device which can bond optical films to both surfaces of a liquid crystal cell in good condition with a simpler constitution. A first optical film F02-03-2011
20090316086LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS - The liquid crystal panel according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a liquid crystal cell, a first polarizing plate placed on one side of the liquid crystal cell, a second polarizing plate and a third polarizing plate placed on the other side of the liquid crystal cell in an order starting from a side of the liquid crystal cell, and a retardation plate (A) placed between the liquid crystal cell and the second polarizing plate, wherein a refractive index ellipsoid of the retardation plate (A) has a relationship of nx≧ny>nz, a difference (ΔT12-24-2009
20090086131LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - Disclosed is a liquid-crystal display device comprising a liquid-crystal cell comprising a liquid-crystal layer that aligns vertically to the substrate thereof in a black state, two polarizing elements that are disposed to sandwich the liquid-crystal cell therebetween in a manner that their absorption axes are perpendicular to each other, and retardation films having equivalent optical anisotropy that are disposed between each of the two polarizing elements and the liquid-crystal cell, wherein the retardation films comprise a cellulose acylate and a liquid-crystal compound, and satisfy 30 nm≦Re(550)≦80 nm, 70 nm≦Rth(550)≦140 nm, Re(450)/Re(550)<1 and Re(650)/Re(550)>1.04-02-2009
20110032456DISPLAY DEVICE - To improve the mechanical strength of a display panel configuring a display device, and provide a display device with an increased impact strength. A display device has a color filter or a thin film transistor formed on a glass substrate, and a polarizing plate attached to the glass substrate with an adhesive, wherein a resin film having no viscosity or adhesion is disposed on the polarizing plate side surface of the glass substrate.02-10-2011
20100066948OPTICAL FILM, POLARIZING PLATE, AND VA-MODE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention relates to an optical film produced by stretching a film having a low residual solvent amount in a machine direction followed by heat-treating it at a temperature falling from the glass transition point (Tg) to the melting point (Tm) thereof, which is a cellulose acylate film satisfying the following relations (1) to (6) and containing at least one cellulose acylate and at least one retardation enhancer having an absorption maximum wavelength λmax of from 280 nm to 380 nm: (1) 35 nm≦Re(550)≦75 nm, (2) 85 nm≦Rth(550)≦140 nm, (3) 0 nm<ΔRe(630−450)≦40 nm, (4) −75 nm≦ΔRth(630−450)<0 nm, (5) 2.7≦A+B≦3.0, and (6) B≧0, wherein “A” means a degree of substitution with an acetyl group of said at least one cellulose acylate, and “B” means a degree of substitution with an acyl group having at least 3 carbon atoms thereof.03-18-2010
20120044442Liquid Crystal Display Device - A liquid crystal display device includes first and second substrates with first and second polarizing layers, a liquid-crystal layer, a matrix-driven electrode group; and a rear-illuminating device. Between the first polarizing layer and the liquid-crystal layer, a first optical compensating member is disposed without a birefringent medium sandwiched between the liquid-crystal layer and the first optical compensating member, and the first optical compensating member is constructed so that when a refractive index thereof in a slow-axis direction in a plane parallel to the substrate is taken as n02-23-2012
20110075075Light transmissive substrate, method of making transmissive substrate, surface light source unit, polarizing plate, and liquid crystal device - A surface light source unit includes, in the following order: a light source; a light collecting sheet having light collection portions on at least one side of the light collecting sheet; and a light transmissive substrate having a flat portion and recesses on at least one side of the light transmissive substrate.03-31-2011
20120008069LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS - A liquid crystal display apparatus includes a vertical alignment type liquid crystal cell including a first substrate formed with a first electrode, a second substrate formed with a second electrode, and a liquid crystal layer containing liquid crystal molecules given a pretilt angle. A pair of polarizer plates sandwiches the cell, and a driver device applies a voltage of a multiplex driving waveform across the first and second electrodes. In a display in-plane parallel to a surface of the first or second substrate, at least one of the first and second electrodes has a zigzag border alternately coupling a first border perpendicular to display in-plane components of directors of liquid crystal molecules in a middle area along a thickness direction of the liquid crystal layer in the absence of applied voltage and a second border extending along a direction crossing the first border.01-12-2012
20120008070LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display being capable of improving the contrast ratio in the front direction thereof is provided. A liquid crystal display 01-12-2012
20090167993METHOD FOR FORMING OPTICAL COMPENSATING FILMS, OPTICAL COMPENSATING FILMS FORMED THEREBY, STRUCTURE OF OPTICAL COMPENSATING FILMS, AND POLARIZING PLATES - The invention provides a method for forming optical compensating films, including: (a) providing a suspension containing clay; (b) adding a mono-functional acrylic oligomer of formula (I) in the suspension, wherein n07-02-2009
20120013826Liquid crystal display device - A liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate; a second substrate; a liquid crystal layer interposed between the first substrate and the second substrate; a first polarizer provided on a surface of the first substrate which is on the opposite side to the liquid crystal layer; a second polarizer provided on a surface of the second substrate which is on the opposite side to the liquid crystal layer; a first phase compensation element provided between the first polarizer and the liquid crystal layer; and a second phase compensation element provided between the second polarizer and the liquid crystal layer. A plurality of pixel areas are provided for display. The first substrate includes at least one transmissive electrode, and the second substrate includes a reflective electrode region and a transmissive electrode region in correspondence with each of the plurality of pixel areas.01-19-2012
20120105773OPTICALLY ADDRESSED LIGHT VALVE COMPRISING TWO PHOTOCONDUCTING LAYERS PLACED ON EACH SIDE OF AN ELECTRO-OPTICAL MODULATOR - An optically addressed ligth valve suitable for selectively limiting the transmission of radiation from high intensity light sources comprising an electro-optical modulator sandwiched by two photoconductive layers.05-03-2012
20120057106POLARIZER AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - Provided are a polarizer and a liquid crystal display (LCD) in which wire grid polarizers are formed on a thin film transistor substrate and a color filter substrate, respectively, so that it is possible to reduce fabrication cost and the number of processes and decrease the thickness of the LCD. An LCD includes a thin film transistor substrate, a color filter substrate opposite to the thin film transistor substrate, and a liquid crystal layer positioned between the thin film transistor substrate and the color filter substrate. In the LCD, wire grid polarizing patterns are formed on the thin film transistor substrate and the color filter substrate, respectively.03-08-2012
20120013828POLARIZING PLATE, METHOD FOR PRODUCING POLARIZING PLATE, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - Disclosed are: a polarizing plate having visibility and viewing angle characteristics; and a liquid crystal display device using the polarizing plate. Specifically disclosed is a polarizing plate which is obtained by sandwiching a polarizer between first and second cellulose ester films. The polarizing plate is characterized in that the first cellulose ester film is formed from a cellulose ester having a total degree of substitution of acyl groups of 2.8-3.0, and the second cellulose ester film is formed from a cellulose ester having a total degree of substitution of acyl groups of 2.0-2.6, and has a retardation value Ro of 30-200 nm and a retardation value Rt of 70-300 nm. The polarizing plate is also characterized in that the first and second cellulose ester films are subjected to a saponification treatment wherein when the saponification condition is expressed as a saponification index M, the saponification index M1 of the first cellulose ester film and the saponification index M2 of the second cellulose ester film satisfy the relation of M1>M2.01-19-2012
20120013827LIGHT EMITTING DIODE, METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY INCLUDING THE SAME - A light emitting diode includes a first grid layer on a substrate and made of a metal material; a p-n semiconductor multiple-layered film on the first grid layer; and a second grid layer on the p-n semiconductor multiple-layered film and made of a metal material, wherein the first grid layer includes a base layer, and a plurality of first grid wires that protrudes from the base layer and are along a first direction, wherein the second grid layer includes a plurality of second grid wires along a second direction, and wherein the p-n semiconductor multiple-layered film includes an active layer, a n type semiconductor layer between the first grid layer and the active layer, and a p type semiconductor layer between the second grid layer and the active layer.01-19-2012
20120057107OPTICAL DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING POLARIZING FILM - Provided is an optical display device using a polarizing film which has a thickness of 10 μm or less and exhibits high optical characteristics. The optical display device comprises a continuous web of polarizing film which is made of a polyvinyl alcohol type resin having a molecularly oriented dichroic material, and formed through stretching to have a thickness of 10 μm or less and satisfy conditions expressed by the following formulas: P>−(1003-08-2012
20120057105LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE, LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE PACKAGE AND IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME - A light emitting device includes a light emitting structure comprising a first conductivity type semiconductor layer, an active layer and a second conductivity type semiconductor layer; a first electrode arranged on the first conductivity type semiconductor layer; an ohmic layer arranged on a predetermined area of the second conductivity type semiconductor layer; a silicide layer arranged on the ohmic layer, with contacting with the second conductivity type semiconductor layer; and a conductive supporting substrate arranged on the silicide layer.03-08-2012
20120057104OPTICAL DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING POLARIZING FILM - Provided is an optical display device using a polarizing film which has a thickness of 10 μm or less and exhibits high optical characteristics. The optical display device comprises a continuous web of polarizing film which is made of a polyvinyl alcohol type resin having a molecularly oriented dichroic material, and formed through stretching to have a thickness of 10 μm or less and satisfy conditions expressed by the following formulas: P>−(1003-08-2012
20090066888COMPOSITE POLARIZING PLATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY USING THE SAME - Disclosed is a composite polarizing plate wherein a transparent protection layer (03-12-2009
20110051053POLARIZING DIFFUSER FILM, METHOD FOR PRODUCING POLARIZING DIFFUSER FILM, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE COMPRISING POLARIZING DIFFUSER FILM - Disclosed is a film having polarization selectivity and diffusibility, and a means for easily producing the film. The polarizing diffuser film is composed of substantially one kind of crystalline resin having an intrinsic birefringence of not less than 0.1, has a total light transmittance to visible light of 50-90%, a transmission haze to visible light of 15-90% and a transition polarization degree to visible light of 20-90%.03-03-2011
20120206675Light-Emitting Device and Electronic Device Using Light-Emitting Device - First to third light-emitting elements each including a reflection electrode layer, a transflective electrode layer, and a light-emitting layer provided therebetween are provided. In the first light-emitting element, the light-emitting layer is in contact with the reflection electrode layer and the transflective electrode layer. In the second light-emitting element, a first transparent electrode layer is in contact with the reflection electrode layer, the light-emitting layer is in contact with the first transparent electrode layer and the transflective electrode layer. In the third light-emitting element, a second transparent electrode layer is in contact with the reflection electrode layer, the light-emitting layer is in contact with the second transparent electrode layer and the transflective electrode layer. The first transparent electrode layer is different form the second transparent electrode layer in thickness.08-16-2012
20120062822POLARIZING PLATE WITH A PHASE COMPENSATION FILM AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY HAVING SAME - A liquid crystal display includes a first substrate having a first alignment layer, a second substrate having a second alignment layer, a liquid crystal layer having liquid crystal molecules operating in a twisted nematic (TN) mode, a first polarizing film, a second polarizing film, and a phase difference compensation film. The phase difference compensation film has a delay axis to compensate for an undesired phase difference imposed by the NT operating liquid crystal layer on light, traveling through the liquid crystal layer when an ideally fully untwisting electric field is applied to the liquid crystal layer, and the delay axis forms an acute angle with a rubbing direction of the second alignment layer.03-15-2012
20120154719LIGHT DIFFUSION POLARIZING SHEET, METHOD FOR PRODUCING LIGHT DIFFUSION POLARIZING SHEET, AND DISPLAY DEVICE - In order to provide a light diffusion polarizing sheet which reduces generation of an image blur and is easily manufactured, a light diffusion polarizing sheet (06-21-2012
20120154718LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING POLARIZER PLATE - A liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal panel, a first polarizer plate stacked on an upper surface of the liquid crystal panel, and a second polarizer plate stacked on a lower surface of the liquid crystal panel. The first polarizer plate may have an absorption axis inclination of +0.1 to +0.2 degrees, or the second polarizer plate may have an absorption axis inclination of −0.04 to less than 0 or greater than 0 to +0.1 degrees.06-21-2012
20090135346Liguid Crystal Display Device - There is provided a liquid-crystal-layer 05-28-2009
20090135342WIDE VIEWING ANGLE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display (LCD) device. In one embodiment, the LCD device includes a first substrate and a second substrate positioned apart from the first substrate, a liquid crystal layer positioned between the first substrate and the second substrate, and a plurality of pixels. Each pixel includes two or more first common electrodes and one or more pixel electrodes formed on the first substrate, where each of the one or more pixel electrodes is located between two of the two or more first common electrodes. Each pixel further includes one or more floating electrodes and/or two or more second electrodes formed on the second substrate in locations opposite corresponding ones of the one or more pixel electrodes and the two or more first common electrodes on the first substrate.05-28-2009
20090135345Polarizing Plate Protective Film, Film Producing Method, Polarizing Plate, and Liquid Crystal Display - Disclosed is a method for production of a film, which comprises the steps of: extruding a molted material containing a cellulose resin on a cooling roll from a die in a film-like form at a draw ratio ranging from 10 to 30 inclusive; pressing the extruded molted film on the cooling roll with a touch roll; and transferring the molted film while solidifying the film on the cooling roll, wherein the touch roll has a metal-made outer cylinder, an inner cylinder, and a space for accommodating a cooling medium between the metal-made outer cylinder and the inner cylinder and also has a touch roll linear pressure ranging from 1 to 15 kg/cm inclusive during pressing with the touch roll.05-28-2009
20090135344POLYMER FILM, CYCLIC POLYOLEFIN FILM, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME, OPTICAL COMPENSATION FILM, POLARIZER AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A polymer film, wherein when any point in the polymer film is taken as a center, a maximum difference between high and low film thicknesses within a range of 60 mm diameter is not more than 1 μm, an RMS value of a film thickness is 0 μm to 0.15 μm or a difference between maximum and minimum values of slow axis angle in any 60 mm×60 mm square in the polymer film is 0° to 0.40°; and a solution casting film-forming method comprising: casting a dope on a support; peeling the casted film, wherein a dry wind of 3 m/s to 15 m/s is applied to the casted film within 15 seconds from the casting, and wherein before the dry wind is applied to the casted film, an air floating on a surface of the casted film has a wind velocity of less than 3 m/s.05-28-2009
20090135343POLARIZING PLATE WITH OPTICAL COMPENSATION LAYER AND IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS USING THE SAME - The polarizing plate with an optical compensation layer of the present invention includes: a hardcoat layer; a polarizer; a first optical compensation layer placed so that a slow axis thereof intersects with an absorption axis of the polarizer; and a second optical compensation layer placed so that a slow axis thereof intersects with the absorption axis of the polarizer in the stated order, wherein: the first optical compensation layer provides a substantially ½ retardation with respect to a wavelength of monochromatic light; the second optical compensation layer provides a substantially ¼ retardation with respect to a wavelength of monochromatic light; and the hardcoat layer contains urethaneacrylate, polyol (meth)acrylate, and (meth) acrylic polymer having an alkyl group containing at least two hydroxyl groups. The polarizing plate with an optical compensation layer of the present invention may suitably be used for various image display apparatuses (such as a liquid crystal display apparatus and a self-luminous display apparatus).05-28-2009
20110090434POLARIZING PLATE, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - Disclosed is a polarizing plate having low moisture absorption, wherein fading deterioration of a polarizer is improved. A liquid crystal display using the polarizing plate is also disclosed. The polarizing plate is obtained by sandwiching a polarizer composed of a polyvinyl alcohol with an acrylic film (a) having a water vapor permeability of 100-500 g/m04-21-2011
20110090433LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A TN liquid crystal display device (04-21-2011
20110090432LIQUID CRYSTAL DEVICE, PROJECTION APPARATUS, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A projection display includes a light source, a liquid crystal panel encapsulating a vertical alignment mode liquid crystal between a first substrate and a second substrate which are opposite to each other, the liquid crystal panel modulating light emitted from the light source, a longer axis of a molecule of the vertical alignment mode liquid crystal tilted from the normal direction of the first substrate, a projection lens projecting light modulated by the liquid crystal panel, a first polarization plate placed on an optical path from the light source to the liquid crystal panel, a second polarization plate placed on an optical path from the liquid crystal panel to the projection lens, an optical-compensation plate placed between the liquid crystal panel and the second polarization plate, and the optical-compensation plate including a plate-like base and a retardation plate formed on a surface of the plate-like base.04-21-2011
20110090431LIGHT RECEIVING DEVICE, LIGHT RECEIVING DEVICE MANUFACTURING METHOD, AND LIGHT RECEIVING METHOD - There is provided a light receiving device including a polarization dispersing section that disperses a polarization direction of incoming light into a plurality of polarization directions, a light collecting section that has a metal pattern shaped like concentric circles on a surface thereof, where the light collecting section collects light that has passed through the polarization dispersing section, and a light receiving section that receives the light collected by the light collecting section. Also provided are a light receiving device manufacturing method and a light receiving method. The light collecting section may have a surface plasmon antenna that has the metal pattern shaped like the concentric circles on a surface thereof, and the light receiving section may receive the light collected toward a center of the concentric circles of the metal pattern of the light collecting section, through a hole at the center of the concentric circles, on a rear side of the light collecting section.04-21-2011
20110090430LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display is disclosed. The liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal display panel including an upper substrate, a lower substrate, and a liquid crystal layer between the upper substrate and the lower substrate, an upper polarizing plate including a first λ/4 plate positioned on the upper substrate of the liquid crystal display panel, a first linear polarizer positioned on the first λ/4 plate, and a second λ/4 plate displayed on the first linear polarizer, and a lower polarizing plate including a third λ/4 plate positioned on the lower substrate of the liquid crystal display panel and a second linear polarizer positioned on the third λ/4 plate.04-21-2011
20120120348VA-MODE LIQUID-CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A VA-mode liquid-crystal display device comprising a front-side polarizing element, a rear-side polarizing element, a liquid-crystal layer disposed between the front-side polarizing element and the rear-side polarizing element, and a color filter disposed between the liquid-crystal layer and the rear-side polarizing element, wherein one or more retardation layers disposed between the rear-side polarizing element and the color filter layer (hereinafter the whole of one or more retardation layers disposed between the rear-side polarizing element and the color filter layer is referred to as “rear-side retardation region”) satisfies, as a whole, |Rth(590)|≦90 nm, is disclosed.05-17-2012
20120162578BISTABLE CHIRAL SPLAY NEMATIC MODE CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A bistable chiral splay nematic mode liquid crystal display device including a first substrate; a first electrode on the first substrate, the first electrode having a plate shape; a first insulating layer covering the first electrode; a second electrode and a third electrode on the first insulating layer along a first direction; a second substrate facing the first substrate; a fourth electrode on the second substrate, the fourth electrode having a plate shape; a second insulating layer covering the fourth electrode; a fifth electrode and a sixth electrode on the second insulating layer along a second direction; and a bistable chiral splay nematic liquid crystal layer between the first substrate and the second substrate.06-28-2012
20120162581LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device exhibiting an excellent gray scale inversion characteristic in a state where a color close to black is displayed. The present invention is a liquid crystal display device including a first polarizer, a second polarizer disposed to face the first polarizer, a liquid crystal display panel provided between the first polarizer and the second polarizer, and a first phase plate and a second phase plate provided between the first or second polarizer and the liquid crystal display panel. In the liquid crystal display device, the liquid crystal display panel has a pair of substrates disposed to face each other and a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between the pair of substrates, the liquid crystal layer includes a homogeneously aligned liquid crystal molecule, the first phase plate includes a liquid crystal film, the liquid crystal film is formed by being set in a state where a nematic liquid crystal is hybrid-aligned, and a specific phase difference as a phase difference in a perpendicular direction of a member which is present between the first and second polarizers, excluding the liquid crystal layer and the first phase plate, is 120 nm or more.06-28-2012
20120162579LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - According to one embodiment, a liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate including a gate line extending in a first direction, a source line including an oblique line portion extending in a third direction which crosses at an acute angle a second direction perpendicular to the first direction, a pixel electrode including an oblique electrode portion extending in the third direction, and a first alignment film covering the pixel electrode, a second substrate including a counter-electrode which is opposed to the pixel electrode, and a second alignment film covering the counter-electrode, and a liquid crystal layer held between the first substrate and the second substrate. A first rubbing direction of the first alignment film is a direction which crosses the third direction at an acute angle, and an angle formed between the first rubbing direction and the third direction is 3.6° or more.06-28-2012
20100289988LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention provides an LCD device that has a higher contrast ratio in a wide viewing angle and that can be easily produced at low cost. The present invention is a liquid crystal display device, including in the following order: 11-18-2010
20120249934DISPLAY APPARATUS AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A display apparatus and a liquid crystal display device are provided. The display apparatus comprises a display device for displaying an image and a diffractive optical element. The diffractive optical element comprises pixel unit regions. Each of the pixel unit regions has a long pixel side and a short pixel side adjacent to each other. The diffractive optical element is disposed on a light emitting side of the display device and comprises first grating regions and second grating regions. The first grating regions have a first diffraction grating. The second grating regions have a second diffraction grating. An azimuth angle of the first diffraction grating is different from an azimuth angle of the second diffraction grating.10-04-2012
20120249933CELLULOSE ACYLATE FILM, ITS PRODUCTION METHOD, POLARIZER AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A cellulose acylate film containing a cellulose acylate having a total degree of substitution of from 1.5 to 2.6 and a polycondensate ester, satisfying 3.4≦Rth(550)/d, 40 nm≦Re(550)≦60 nm and 100 nm≦Rth(550)≦300 nm, having a film thickness of from 20 to 45 μm and having an internal haze of from 0.005 to 0.07% (d means the film thickness (μm)).10-04-2012
20120249932POLARIZER AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY USING THE SAME - Disclosed is a liquid crystal display and a polarizing plate used in the same. The liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal cell and a first polarizing plate and a second polarizing plate respectively provided on each side of the liquid crystal cell. The first polarizing plate and the second polarizing plate each includes a polyvinyl alcohol polarizing film and protective films provided on both sides of the polyvinyl alcohol polarizing film, the protective films that are provided on surfaces opposite to the liquid crystal cell the first polarizing plate and the second polarizing plate each has the vapor transmissivity of 100 g/m Day or less, and the protective films that are provided on surfaces abutting the liquid crystal cell of the first polarizing plate and the second polarizing plate each has the vapor transmissivity of more than 1,500 g/m Day. When the protective films that arc provided on surfaces opposite to the liquid crystal cell of the first polarizing plate and the second polarizing plate each has a UV absorption ability, the protective films that are provided on surfaces abutting the liquid crystal cell of the first polarizing plate and the second polarizing plate each has the vapor transmissivity of more than 200 g/m Day.10-04-2012
20100245726LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device comprising a liquid crystal panel having a cell 09-30-2010
20100245727METHOD FOR PRODUCING POLARIZER, POLARIZER, POLARIZING PLATE, OPTICAL FILM, AND IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - A method for producing a polarizer of the present invention includes: subjecting a polyvinyl alcohol film to at least a dyeing process, a crosslinking process and a stretching process, then subjecting the film, in which all of the processes have been performed, having a water content of 25 to 55% by weight to a drying process, wherein in the drying process, the water content of the film is reduced by at least 15% by weight, so that the film has a water content of 5 to 35% by weight, and the drying process has a quick drying stage in which the water content of the film is reduced by at least 10% by weight in a time period of ½ to 1/30 of the total drying time of the drying process. The polarizer obtained by the production method has durability and has good optical properties over a wide band.09-30-2010
20100245730CELLULOSE ACYLATE FILM AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME, RETARDATION FILM, POLARIZER AND IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - A method for producing a cellulose acylate film, comprising casting a polymer solution that comprises a plasticizer having a number-average molecular weight of 200-10000 and a cellulose acylate to form a web; stretching the web having a residual solvent amount of 100-300% by mass in one direction at from −30° C. to 30° C.; drying the stretched web to reduce the residual solvent amount from 6-120% by mass to less than 12% by mass while controlling the surface temperature of the web so as not to reach 200° C. or higher; and stretching the resulting film at 60-200° C. in a direction different form the stretching direction of the first stretching.09-30-2010
20100245729GLUCOSE COMPOUND, CELLULOSE COMPOSITION, CELLULOSE FILM, POLARIZING PLATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A glucose compound represented by Formula (I):09-30-2010
20100245728CELLULOSE ACYLATE FILM, POLARIZING PLATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A cellulose acylate film, containing an acyl-modified compound of a reduction product of a ketone compound-formaldehyde polymer, a polarizing plate containing the film as transparent protective film, and a liquid crystal display device having the polarizing plate.09-30-2010
20120127402Liquid Crystal Display Device - The present invention mechanically protects a surface of a miniaturized liquid crystal display device for mobile phone or the like without deteriorating image quality or increasing a thickness of the device. In the present invention, a liquid crystal display panel has a TFT substrate, a color filter substrate, a lower polarizer adhered to a TFT substrate's lower surface, and an upper polarizer adhered to an color filter substrate's upper surface. A face plate is adhered to the upper polarizer using an acrylic adhesive material cured by ultraviolet rays. For enhancing strength and adhesion of the face plate, corners and side portions of the face plate are chamfered. By making the face plate's profile smaller than the upper polarizer's profile, the adhesion properties of the face plate are enhanced. The present invention protects the liquid crystal display panel's surface without deteriorating image quality or substantially increasing the display device's thickness.05-24-2012
20120127404LIQUID CRYSTAL APPARATUS, COLOR FILTER SUBSTRATE, AND ARRAY SUBSTRATE - Disclosed is a liquid crystal apparatus including a plurality of dot regions. The liquid crystal apparatus includes a pair of transparent substrates disposed with a gap, a liquid crystal layer sandwiched by the pair of transparent substrates, and a polarizer formed by disposing, on at least one of surfaces of the pair of transparent substrates which are opposed to each other, a polarization layer group constituted of a plurality of polarization layers including an inorganic fine particle layer having a shape anisotropy, the polarization layer group corresponding to one of the dot region and the plurality of dot regions.05-24-2012
20120127403Image Display Device and Manufacturing Method of the Same - Disorder in the initial orientation (pretilt angle) and active orientation of liquid crystal molecules associated with higher resolution can be reduced to achieve high image quality displays. A layer having a drive element is bonded into an adhesive layer above color filters provided on the inner surface of a rear panel. The layer with the drive element, a drive electrode (pixel electrode), and a counter electrode are buried in the adhesive layer, so that the surface on the liquid crystal layer side is smooth. An orientation film is formed on the smooth surface to have a liquid crystal orientation control capability (orientation capability). A front panel includes a transparent substrate formed of glass or resin, with a smooth surface on the liquid crystal layer side. An orientation film is formed on the smooth surface of the front panel also to have liquid crystal orientation control capability (orientation capability).05-24-2012
20100208175LIQUID-CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - Disclosed is a liquid-crystal display device comprising a polarizing plate comprising a polarizing element and a thermoplastic-resin film which comprises a lactone ring-having polymer and satisfies the following formulas (I) and (II): (I) 0=|Re(630)|=10, and |Rth(630)|=25 (II) |Re(400)−Re(700)|=10, and |Rth(400)−Rth(700)|=35 wherein Re(?) means retardation (nm) in plane at a wavelength ? nm; and Re(?) means retardation (nm) along the thickness direction at a wavelength ? nm.08-19-2010
20120212692LIQUID CRYSTAL FILM - A liquid crystal film, a method for manufacturing the same, a polarizing plate, and a liquid crystal display are provided. The liquid crystal film has excellent physical properties such as durability and an optical physical property so that it can be effectively used for various applications. In addition, the physical property of the liquid crystal film can be controlled according to desired purposes.08-23-2012
20110181815REFLECTION-TYPE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - To suppress a decrease in the contrast caused by the reflection on the interface to the air layer without decreasing the quality of display. A reflection-type liquid crystal display device includes a light guide plate having a polarizing element stuck or adhered thereto on the side facing a reflection-type liquid crystal display panel and arranged maintaining a predetermined gap relative to the reflection-type liquid crystal display panel. The display device further includes a source of light arranged on an end surface side of the light guide plate, and a member having a light-diffusing function and interposed between the polarizing element and the light guide plate.07-28-2011
20110181812CELLULOSE ACYLATE FILM, PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THE SAME, AND POLARIZING PLATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - Disclosed is a cellulose acylate film comprising a cellulose acylate satisfying relations of 2.0≦A+B≦2.45, (II): and 0.8≦A≦1.4, and (III): 0.6≦B≦1.65 where “A” represents a degree of acetyl substitution of hydroxy in a glucose unit of cellulose acylate; and “B” represents a degree of with C07-28-2011
20120133866LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device of an in-plane switching mode comprises at least optically anisotropic members (A) and (B) and a liquid crystal cell disposed between a pair of polarizers having absorption axes disposed approximately perpendicularly to each other, wherein n05-31-2012
20120133865LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display panel includes switching elements, transparent pixel electrodes, and a transparent common electrode having a predetermined area overlapped with an upper layer of the transparent pixel electrode through an insulating film and driving liquid crystal with the transparent pixel electrode. In plane view, a shading layer covers at least one part of a conductive pattern where a light leakage occurs in front view by an alignment defect of the liquid crystal near a non-permeable conductive pattern disposed in the display region at the time of black display, and has eaves more protruding than the conductive pattern. The transparent common electrode is provided to overlap with the conductive pattern arranged to overlap with the light-shielding layer having the eaves in a side of the liquid crystal and to protrude compared with the light-shielding layer having the eaves in a planar view.05-31-2012
20120133868POLARIZING PLATE, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY EMPLOYING THE SAME - Disclosed are a polarizing plate manufacturable by a manufacturing method safe in work and less imposing a burden on the environment using protective films excellent in adhesion with the polarizer and a method for manufacturing the same. A liquid crystal display device using the polarizing plate and having both a large viewing angle and a high visibility (high contrast and so forth) is also disclosed. The polarizing plate made by holding both surfaces of the polarizer held with protective films is characterized in that at least one protective film is a protective film hydrophilized by either a plasma treatment or a corona treatment and that the surface energy of the protective films before the hydrophilization and the surface energy of the protective films after the hydrophilization satisfy a predetermined relational expression.05-31-2012
20090059136COMPOSITE POLARIZING PLATE WITH WIDE FIELD OF VIEW AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - There is provided a wide viewing angle composite polarizing plate, comprising a linear polarization plate and an optical compensation film which comprises a transparent substrate showing an in-plane phase difference, and an optical anisotropic layer formed on one surface of the transparent substrate, said optical anisotropic layer being positive uniaxial and having an optical axis in a normal direction to the film, wherein, when the optical anisotropic layer side of said optical compensation film is used as the joint face, the phase retardation axis of the transparent substrate constituting said optical compensation film is substantially in parallel to the absorption axis of said linear polarization plate; and wherein, when the transparent substrate side of said optical compensation film is used as the joint face, the phase retardation axis of the transparent substrate is substantially orthogonal to the absorption axis of said linear polarization plate.03-05-2009
20090059135TRANSREFLECTIVE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A transreflective liquid crystal display and a method of manufacturing the same are disclosed. The transreflective liquid crystal display includes a first insulating substrate; a color filter substrate including at least four color filters constituting a unit pixel formed on the first insulating substrate, the color filter substrate representing colors using light coming from outside; a second insulating substrate; a thin film transistor substrate facing the color filter substrate, the thin film transistor substrate including a thin film transistor, a light transmitting electrode, and a light reflective electrode sequentially formed on the second insulating substrate; a light transmitting hole formed in at least one of the color filters at a location corresponding to the light reflective electrode; and a liquid crystal layer interposed between the color filter substrate and the thin film transistor substrate03-05-2009
20090059134LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A transverse electric field mode liquid crystal display device capable of improving the viewing angle characteristic in black display at an oblique viewing angle with a simple structure is provided. In the liquid crystal display device in accordance with one aspect of the present invention, (a) the product (ΔA·d) of the thickness d of the liquid crystal layer sandwiched between a pair of substrates and the refractive index anisotropy Δn of the liquid crystal layer is within the range of 320 nm±20 nm, (b) each of the pair of polarizing plates is composed of a polarizer and transparent protective films sandwiching the polarizer therebetween, and the polarizing plate and the substrate are directly stuck together without any retardation film or optical compensation layer interposed therebetween, (c) the delay phase axis of the transparent protective film that protects the liquid crystal layer side is generally parallel with the absorption axis of the polarizer in each of the pair of polarizing plates, and (d) the in-plane retardation Re is equal to or less than 10 nm, and the retardation in thickness direction Rth is no less than 30 nm and no greater than 40 nm for the transparent protective film that protects the liquid crystal layer side in each of the pair of polarizing plates.03-05-2009
20120169974LIQUID CRYSTAL COMPOSITION AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY ELEMENT - The invention is to provide a liquid crystal composition that satisfies at least one of characteristics such as a high maximum temperature of a nematic phase, a low minimum temperature of a nematic phase, a small viscosity, a large optical anisotropy, a large positive dielectric anisotropy, a large specific resistance, a large elastic coefficient, a high stability to ultraviolet light and heat, or that is suitably balanced between at least two of the characteristics. As the liquid crystal display device containing the compositions is to provide an AM device that has a short response time, a large voltage holding ratio, a large contrast ratio, a long service life and so forth, thus it can be used for the liquid crystal projector, liquid crystal television and so forth.07-05-2012
20120169973POLARIZER, PROCESS FOR PREPARING THE SAME, OPTICAL MEMBER AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAYING APPARATUS - An object of the present invention is to provide a polarizer which is thin and light as well as has durability, and an optical member capable of forming a liquid-crystalline displaying apparatus for mobiles which is excellent in reliance. According to the present invention, there is provided a polarizer, which comprises a protecting film comprising an epoxy resin as a main component on at least one side of a polarizing film. This polarizer can be produced by a method of coating an uncured epoxy resin composition on at least one side of a polarizing film, and then curing the composition to form a protecting film. Also, an optical member comprising a laminate of the aforementioned polarizer and other optical layer exhibiting the optical function is provided and, further, a liquid crystal displaying apparatus comprising the optical member disposed on one side or both sides of a liquid-crystalline cell is provided.07-05-2012
20120169972LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL AND APPARATUS INCLUDING THE SAME - Provided are a liquid crystal display panel and an apparatus including the same, the liquid crystal display panel including: a first substrate which includes a first incident surface to receive light and a first emission surface to emit the light; a second substrate which includes a second incident surface to receive the light from the first emission surface of the first substrate, and a second emission surface to emit the light from the second incident surface, and spaced from the first substrate at an interval; a liquid crystal layer disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate; and a wire grid layer which is disposed in at least one of the first substrate and the second substrate and focuses and polarizes the light.07-05-2012
20120212693LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device using a horizontal electric field mode, in which contrast ratio is improved, is provided. A first polarizing plate having a polarization axis along a first direction, a second polarizing plate having a polarization axis along a second direction orthogonal to the first direction, a plurality of first structure bodies provided over a first substrate, a plurality of second structure bodies provided over the first substrate, a first electrode layer covering top surfaces and side surfaces of the plurality of first structure bodies, and a second electrode layer covering top surfaces and side surfaces of the plurality of second structure bodies are provided. The side surfaces of the first structure bodies and the side surfaces of the second structure bodies are parallel to the first direction or the second direction. Thus, a liquid crystal display device in which contrast ratio is improved can be provided.08-23-2012
20100060828LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A TFT array panel on which both pixel electrodes and common electrodes are formed and a color filter panel is disposed opposing the array panel, and liquid crystals are interposed therebetween. The liquid crystals are aligned parallel to the two panels and driven by parallel electric field formed between the pixel electrodes and reference electrodes. Polarization films are arranged outsides the two panels, and a quasi-A plate compensation film is arranged between the color filter panel and the polarization film. An LCD according to the present invention includes first and second panels, a common electrode formed within the first or the second panel, a pixel electrode formed within the same panel as the common electrode is formed, a liquid crystal layer interposed between the first and second panels, a lower polarization film arranged under the first panel in which the first polarization film is arranged between the first and the second supporting bodies, and an upper polarization film arranged over the second panel in which the second polarization film is arranged between the third and fourth supporting bodies. Yellow shift in black state is also reduced and contrast ratio of side view is improved by minimizing Rth in supporting films or by using TEG polarization film having small Rth.03-11-2010
20100277674Light-scattering substrate, method for manufacturing light-scattering substrate, polarizing plate and image display device - A light-scattering substrate having an irregular shape on one surface thereof is provided, the light-scattering substrate including: a thermoplastic resin; and at least one kind of transparent particles having a mean primary particle size of 3 μm or more and not more than 12 μm, wherein the light-scattering substrate contains a first region having a thickness of ½ or more times and not more than 4 times the mean primary particle size of the transparent particles from the surface having an irregular shape; and a second region having a thickness of 3/2 or more times the mean primary particle size of the transparent particles from a surface on back side of the surface having an irregular shape, and the first region and the second region have a region not substantially containing the transparent particle.11-04-2010
20120314162DISPLAY DEVICE, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A display device including: a first substrate with a pixel switch and drivers mounted thereon; a second substrate disposed in facing relation to the first substrate; a material layer held between the first substrate and the second substrate and having peripheral edges sealed by a seal member, the material layer having an electrooptical effect; and a semiconductor chip mounted as a COG component on the first substrate, the semiconductor chip having a control system configured to control the drivers; wherein the semiconductor chip having a thickness equal to the total thickness of the seal member and the second substrate or larger than the thickness of the seal member and smaller than the total thickness.12-13-2012
20120314161POLARIZING PLATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY COMPRISING THE SAME - Provided are a polarizing plate and a liquid crystal display device. The polarizing plate, which is lightweight and has a thin thickness and excellent physical properties including durability, water resistance, workability, pressure-sensitive adhesion and a light leakage prevention effect; and the liquid crystal display device including the same are provided.12-13-2012
20120314160POLARIZING PLATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY COMPRISING THE SAME (As Amended) - The present invention relates to a polarizing plate and a liquid crystal display device. In the present invention, the polarizing plate is lightweight and has a small thickness and excellent properties including durability, water resistance, workability, pressure-sensitive adhesion and light leakage prevention ability; and the liquid crystal display device including the same are provided.12-13-2012
20120314159OPTICAL FILM LAMINATE, METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL USING THE SAME - Provided is an optical film laminate with a thinner thickness having an optical compensation function. According to the present invention is provided an optical film laminate comprising (i) a positive C plate comprising a liquid crystal material having a photosensitive group and (ii) a positive A plate, an optically biaxial plate, or an O plate, these plate comprising a liquid crystal material having a photosensitive group; wherein the both plates are directly bonded with each other to be firmly laminated without adhesive.12-13-2012
20120257147LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention provides a liquid crystal display panel capable of increasing the contrast not only in the front direction but also in oblique directions, and a liquid crystal display device. The liquid crystal display panel includes a first substrate; a second substrate; and a liquid crystal layer arranged between the first substrate and the second substrate, the liquid crystal display panel including a first O-type polarizing element on an outer side of the first substrate, the liquid crystal display panel including a second O-type polarizing element on an outer side of the second substrate, the liquid crystal display panel including an E-type polarizing element between the second substrate and the liquid crystal layer on an inner side of the second substrate, the liquid crystal display panel including viewing angle compensation film(s) between the first O-type polarizing element and the E-type polarizing element, wherein a thickness-direction phase difference between the first O-type polarizing element and the second O-type polarizing element is equal to or smaller than the thickness-direction phase difference between the first O-type polarizing element and the E-type polarizing element.10-11-2012
20110109850LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - The present invention provides a liquid crystal display that can have both sufficient front contrast ratio and front white brightness. The present invention is a liquid crystal display including: a front polarizing plate; a liquid crystal cell; a back polarizing plate; and an optical element providing a polarizing effect, the components being arranged in the stated order, wherein the back polarizing plate has a higher transmittance than the front polarizing plate, the back polarizing plate has a lower contrast than the front polarizing plate, and the optical element providing a polarizing effect has a principal transmittance k05-12-2011
20120188490Multiple Cell Liquid Crystal Optical Device With Coupled Electric Field Control - A liquid crystal optical device is provided. The optical device includes a liquid crystal cell controlling optical properties of light passing therethrough and has: a liquid crystal layer, a planar electrode located to one side of said liquid crystal layer; an electric field control structure located to the opposite side of the liquid crystal layer; and a wavefront adjustment structure configured to provide optical phase front adjustment. In some embodiments the wavefront adjustment structure is a conductive floating electrode. In other embodiments the wavefront adjustment structure is a weakly conductive structure having spatially variable sheet resistance. In other embodiments the wavefront adjustment structure a weakly conductive structure having spatially variable sheet resistance having a frequency dependent characteristic.07-26-2012
20090021673Liquid Crystal Display Device - A cellulose acylate film, which has an in-plane retardation (Re) and a retardation in a thickness direction (Rth) satisfying relations of equations (1) to (6) and has a thickness of 30 μm or greater but less than 70 μm:01-22-2009
20090021672DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus is provided. The display apparatus is suitable for a user to view through a polarization component having a first transmittance axis. The display apparatus includes a display module, a polarizer and a biaxial half-wave plate. The polarizer has a second transmittance axis such that a light provided from the display module passes through the polarizer and is converted into a polarized light. The biaxial half-wave plate is disposed on the display module and between the polarizer and the polarization component. The biaxial half-wave plate has a slow axis arranged between the first and second transmittance axes. The polarization of the polarized light passing through the biaxial half-wave plate tends toward the first transmittance axis.01-22-2009
20090021671Cellulose Acylate Film, Method for Producing Cellulose Acylate Film, Polarizing Plate and Liquid Crystal Display Device - A method for producing a cellulose acylate film containing an additive comprising an aliphatic compound, the method contains a process of thermal shrinkage treatment at an atmospheric temperature higher than the glass transition temperature (Tg) in the state where at least one of the transverse direction and the machine direction of the film is free, and a cellulose acylate film obtained by the above method.01-22-2009
20120262650Cellulose Ester Optical Films - Regioselectively substituted cellulose esters having a plurality of aryl-acyl substituents and a plurality of alkyl-acyl substituents are disclosed along with methods for making the same. Such cellulose esters may be suitable for use in optical films, such as optical films having certain Nz values, −A optical films, and/or +C optical films. Optical films prepared employing such cellulose esters have a variety of commercial applications, such as, for example, as compensation films in liquid crystal displays and/or waveplates in creating circular polarized light used in 3-D technology.10-18-2012
20120262652LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention provides a counter electrode (10-18-2012
20120262651LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device comprising a liquid crystal cell and a polarizer arranged on at least one outer side of the liquid crystal cell, wherein the liquid crystal cell includes a pair of substrates at least one of which has an electrode and which are arranged oppositely to each other, and a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between the substrates, and at least one substrate includes at least three color pixels of B, G and R satisfying the following formula (1-1), and the polarizer includes a polarizing element and a film satisfying the following formula (1-2) and containing an optically-anisotropic layer:10-18-2012
20120081639LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device includes a first polarization plate, a first birefringent film atop the first polarization plate, an optically compensated bend mode (OCB-mode) cell atop the first birefringent film, a refractive film atop the OCB-mode cell, a second birefringent film atop the refractive film, and a second polarization plate atop the second birefringent film. With this structure, any phase retardation of polarized light occurred during the propagation of the polarized light from the first polarization plate to the second polarization plate is compensated by the first birefringent film, the refractive film, and the second birefringent film and a substantially cross-shaped radiation pattern of full viewing angle is obtained in an actual measurement at the light outgoing surface of the liquid crystal display device, proving the liquid crystal display device has effectively improved the problem of restricted viewing angle and provides good optical performance.04-05-2012
20120229734OPTICAL FILM, OPTICAL COMPENSATION FILM, POLARIZING PLATE AND LIQUID-CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - An optical film comprising a transparent support and an optically-anisotropic layer formed of a composition including at least one liquid-crystal compound, wherein the transparent support includes at least one selected from cycloolefin-base homopolymers and copolymers, and the optically-anisotropic layer satisfies the following relation (1): Re(450)/Re(650)<1.25. An optical compensation film including a transparent support, and an optically-anisotropic layer formed of a composition including a liquid-crystal compound, wherein the transparent support includes a polymer having at least either of lactone ring unit or glutaric anhydride unit.09-13-2012
20120229736LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - Disclosed is a liquid crystal panel that can prevent a light leakage from the outside through a sealing portion and that can achieve excellent display quality and a narrower frame. The liquid crystal panel 09-13-2012
20120229735LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY, LAMINATED POLARIZING PLATE AND POLARIZED LIGHT SOURCE DEVICE - This invention relates to a transmissive liquid crystal display including a light source (BL), a reflective linearly-polarizing layer (Pr09-13-2012
20090002607Liquid crystal display device - The present invention mechanically protects a surface of a miniaturized liquid crystal display device for mobile phone or the like without deteriorating image quality and without increasing a thickness of a whole display device. To achieve such an object, in the present invention, a liquid crystal display panel is constituted of a TFT substrate and a color filter substrate, a lower polarizer is adhered to a lower surface of the TFT substrate, and an upper polarizer is adhered to an upper surface of the color filter substrate. A face plate is adhered to the upper polarizer using an acrylic adhesive material which is cured by ultraviolet rays. For enhancing strength and adhesion property of the face plate, corners and side portions of the face plate are chamfered. By making a profile of the face plate smaller than a profile of the upper polarizer, the adhesion property of the face plate is enhanced. The present invention can protect the surface of the liquid crystal display panel without deteriorating image quality and without largely increasing a thickness of the display device.01-01-2009
20110122344ACTIVE MATRIX SUBSTRATE, DISPLAY PANEL, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING ACTIVE MATRIX SUBSTRATE - An active matrix substrate (05-26-2011
20110122343PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE COMPOSITION, POLARIZATION PLATE, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - Provided are a pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) composition including an interpenetrating polymer network structure in a cured state, and including an acrylic resin and a crosslinking agent component that consists of a bifunctional crosslinking agent, a polarizer and a liquid crystal display. Provided are the PSA composition, the polarizer including a cured product of the PSA composition, and the liquid crystal display, which have excellent workability and optical properties, durability and reliability, at high temperature or humidity condition, and significantly increase productivity of optical members such as a polarizer, since the time-dependent change of the pressure-sensitive adhesive strength is rapidly ended after fabrication.05-26-2011
20110037928WIRE GRID POLARIZER FOR USE ON THE FRONT SIDE OFLCDS - A liquid crystal display may include a rear polarizer comprising a front and rear wire grid polarizer respectively having first and second pluralities of closely spaced parallel metallic lines. An optically absorptive material is disposed proximate a viewing side of the second plurality of closely spaced parallel metallic lines. A liquid crystal array may be disposed between the front polarizer and the rear polarizers. The front wire grid polarizer may include a plurality of closely spaced parallel metallic lines and an optically absorptive material disposed proximate one side of the metallic lines. The optically absorptive material may be configured such that said wire grid polarizer is characterized by reflectivity of less than 4%. Alternatively, the front polarizer may include a substrate having a plurality of ribs and an optically absorptive material disposed on said ribs proximate one side of said ribs.02-17-2011
20100328583LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY POLARIZING PLATE, METHOD FOR PRODUCING LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY POLARIZING PLATE, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display polarizing plate that can reliably exhibit optical properties and be bonded to a liquid crystal cell without causing degradation of the optical properties. The liquid crystal display polarizing plate includes: a retardation film which has a substrate including a cellulose derivative and a retardation layer formed directly on the substrate and containing the cellulose derivative and a rod-like compound having refractive index anisotropy; a polarizer bonded to the retardation layer of the retardation film and including polyvinyl alcohol; and a polarizing plate protection film bonded to the polarizer.12-30-2010
20080297703Optical Cellulose Acylate Film, Polarizing Plate And Liquid Crystal Display - A cellulose acylate film is provided and includes a cellulose acylate as a polymer component. The cellulose acylate is a fatty acid ester of cellulose, obtained by substituting a hydroxyl group of cellulose with an acetyl group or an acyl group with 3 or more carbon atoms. The cellulose acylate film is a film stretched substantially by 10% or more in a casting direction or in a transversal direction to the casting direction, the film having a linear thermal expansion rate D(MD) in a casting direction (machine direction) and a linear thermal expansion rate D(TD) in a transversal direction to casting direction (i.e., perpendicular direction to casting direction) in a specified relationship. A polarizing plate utilizing such film and a liquid crystal display equipped with such polarizing plate are provided.12-04-2008
20120320315DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus which comprises a liquid crystal panel and displays a predetermined image comprises: a reflective panel which is arranged opposite to the liquid crystal panel and reflects light emitted from the liquid crystal panel; and image capture devices which are located in the liquid crystal panel and capture an image on a display surface of the liquid crystal panel using light reflected by the reflective panel. An image display condition of the liquid crystal panel of the display apparatus is captured by the display apparatus itself.12-20-2012
20120320317POLARIZING PLATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY COMPRISING THE SAME - The present invention relates to a polarizing plate and a liquid crystal display device. The polarizing plate, which is lightweight and has a small thickness and excellent physical properties including durability, water resistance, workability, pressure-sensitive adhesion and a light leakage prevention effect; and the liquid crystal display device including the same may be provided.12-20-2012
20120320316OPTICAL FILM, POLARIZING PLATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - There is provided an optical film having a small size change with a temperature change of a support of a pattern retardation film.12-20-2012
20120320314LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - The invention provides a liquid crystal display, which includes an LCD panel and a first polarizing film and a second polarizing film respectively formed on the two sides of the LCD panel, wherein the first polarizing film is directly formed on the LCD panel, and the first polarizing film and a second polarizing film respectively includes a polarizer and a first pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) and a second PSA formed on the two sides of the polarizer, wherein the first PSA is closer to the LCD panel than the second PSA, and the first PSA of the first polarizing film is directly formed on the LCD panel.12-20-2012
20120268694CELLULOSE ACYLATE FILM, METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME, POLARIZER AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A cellulose acylate film, which comprises a cellulose acylate having a total degree of substitution of from 2.1 to 2.3 and a non-phosphate compound, which satisfies the following formulae (1) and (2), and which has a thickness of from 10 μm to 45 μm, has desired optical expressibility, small internal haze, and curling resistance when used in polarizer, and, when mounted in liquid crystal display devices, is capable of significantly solving the problem of color shift and corner unevenness on the display panel:10-25-2012
20120268695DEVICE, IN PARTICULAR FOR A DISPLAY UNIT - A device, in particular for display units, includes a first transparent panel element and a second transparent panel element and a coating introduced between the first transparent panel element and the second transparent panel element. The coating is an IR-reflective coating which is applied onto the first and/or second element. The at least first transparent panel element and the at least second transparent panel element and the coating form a lamination. The space between the panels is filled with a filler material.10-25-2012
20120320318METHOD OF MANUFACTURING POLARIZING PLATE, POLARIZING PLATE MANUFACTURED USING THE METHOD, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - Disclosed is a method of manufacturing a polarizing plate safe in operation, less burdensome on the environment, and with excellent adhesion to a polarizer, also disclosed are a polarizing plate manufactured using said method, and a liquid crystal display device using said polarizing plate. In the method of manufacturing a polarizing plate, a polarizing plate is manufactured in which a protective film which is hydrophilized by alkali saponification is laminated to at least one surface of the polarizer. In the method, said protective film contains cellulose acetate, and the surface free energy before alkali saponification of said protective film satisfies formula (S12-20-2012
20110211144RETARDATION FILM AND A LIQUID-CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE COMPRISING THE SAME - The present invention relates to a retardation film that comprises a blend resin of 1) an acryl-based copolymer resin that comprises an alkyl methacrylate-based monomer and a cycloalkyl methacrylate-based monomer, and 2) a resin that comprises an aromatic ring or aliphatic ring in a polymer main chain, a method for manufacturing the retardation film, and a liquid crystal display device that comprises the retardation film. The retardation film according to the present invention has excellent heat resistance, optical transparency, mechanical strength, and durability.09-01-2011
20110128476LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY MODULE - A liquid crystal display module is disclosed, which facilitates to improve luminance of a liquid crystal panel by enhancing a light transmittance, the liquid crystal display module comprising a liquid crystal panel with plural unit pixels, wherein each unit pixel includes red(R), green(G), blue(B), and white(W) sub-pixels, for converting incident light into colored light; a light source for supplying light to the liquid crystal panel; a light-guiding plate for changing a horizontal direction of incident light from the light source into a vertical direction; and a polarizing plate including a polarization area for polarizing the light outgoing from the liquid crystal panel, and a hole for transmitting the light therethrough.06-02-2011
20110234948ADHESIVE COMPOSITION, POLARIZING PLATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention relates to a pressure-sensitive adhesive composition, a polarizing plate and a liquid crystal display. In the present invention, provided is a pressure-sensitive adhesive which can effectively prevent the light leakage resulting from dimensional changes of the polarizing plate, and the like, and exhibit excellent endurance reliability even when it is used or stored for a long time. Further, in the present invention, provided is the pressure-sensitive adhesive composition or the pressure-sensitive adhesive which can exhibit excellent physical properties, such as removability, workability, and the like.09-29-2011
20110234947LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - In one embodiment, a liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate having a pixel electrode and a second substrate having a counter electrode. The pixel electrode includes a first pixel electrode portion in a belt-like shape extending in a first direction and a second pixel electrode portion connected with one end of the first pixel electrode portion and extending in a second direction orthogonally crossing the first direction. The counter electrode includes a first counter electrode portion in a belt-like shape extending in the first direction to form a lateral electric field between the first counter electrode portion and the first pixel electrode portion. A liquid crystal layer is held between the first substrate and the second substrate. The lateral electric field is applied to the liquid crystal layer.09-29-2011
20110234945DISPLAY FILTER AND DIGITAL INFORMATION DISPLAY INCLUDING THE SAME - A display filter includes a transparent substrate and a first polarizer film. The first polarizer film allows only a component of ambient light that has passed through the transparent substrate to pass through, the component being parallel to a first polarizer axis.09-29-2011
20120140152RETARDATION FILM, POLARIZING FILM, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY, AND METHOD OF DESIGNING RETARDATION FILM - To provide a retardation film in which the retardation condition is adjusted to achieve a liquid crystal display without coloration over a wide viewing angle range and having a high contrast ratio, and a method of designing the same, as well as a polarizing film and a liquid crystal display using the same. A liquid crystal display comprising a liquid crystal cell and polarizing films in a Cross-Nicol relationship with each other on both sides of the liquid crystal cell; wherein at least one polarizing film includes a retardation film having reverse wavelength dispersion property; and the liquid crystal display further includes a retardation film having a wavelength dispersion property substantially the same as a liquid crystal layer configuring the liquid crystal cell.06-07-2012
20120140150LIQUID CRYSTAL DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A liquid crystal device includes: a liquid crystal layer; a first substrate and a second substrate between which the liquid crystal layer is sandwiched; a reflective layer operable to reflect light which is incident thereon from the second substrate side through the liquid crystal layer; a plurality of optical layers disposed on the side opposite to the first substrate with reference to the second substrate; and a plurality of light-scattering layers which are each disposed in at least one of a region between the second substrate and the optical layers and a region between two mutually proximate ones of the optical layers and which each show relatively larger forward scattering and relatively smaller back scattering.06-07-2012
20120327334DISPLAY MODULE AND MOBILE TERMINAL HAVING THE SAME - A display module including a first substrate and a second substrate facing each other; a liquid crystal layer located between the first and second substrates; a first polarizer laminated on the first substrate; and a conversion layer laminated on the first polarizer. Further, the conversion layer includes a plurality of first films and a plurality of second films in an alternating manner, each of the first films having a first refractive index, and each of the second films being laminated on a lower surface of a corresponding first film and having a second refractive index lower than the first refractive index.12-27-2012
20120327335ECB-LCD HAVING AN EXCELLENT VIEWING ANGLE AND COLOR CHARACTERISTICS - There is provided an electrically controllable birefringence liquid crystal display (ECB-LCD) device, including: a liquid crystal panel including a first substrate, a second substrate, and a liquid crystal cell interposed between the first substrate and the second substrate and including a liquid crystal having positive dielectric anisotropy, the liquid crystal cell having a cell gap of 1 to 5 μm and operating in an ECB mode; a first polarizer disposed on an upper portion of the first substrate and having a first absorption axis; a second polarizer disposed on a lower portion of the second substrate and having a second absorption axis; a first liquid crystal film interposed between the first substrate and the first polarizer; and a second liquid crystal film interposed between the second substrate and the second polarizer; wherein the first liquid crystal film includes a first base substrate; and a first liquid crystal layer formed on a surface of the first base substrate and including a nematic liquid crystal splay-aligned such that a maximum tilt angle is 20° to 90° from an in-plane direction to a thickness direction; and wherein the second liquid crystal film includes a second base substrate; and a second liquid crystal layer formed on a surface of the second base substrate and including a horizontally aligned nematic liquid crystal.12-27-2012
20120092595Optical film, polarizing plate and liquid crystal display device - An optical film is provided and includes: a transparent support satisfying the following expressions (1) and (2); and an optically anisotropic layer having a λ/4 function. The optical film has an Rth (550) satisfying a relation of |Rth (550)|≦20.04-19-2012
20120092594OPTICAL FILM AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - An optical film contains a cellulose acylate film, and at least two layers of an optically anisotropic layer A and an optically anisotropic layer B, wherein the cellulose acylate film satisfies the specific formulae, Re(548) of the optically anisotropic layer A is from 80 to 190 nm and the slow axis of the optically anisotropic layer A is at 45°±10° with respect to the film conveying direction, and the optically anisotropic layer B satisfies the specific formulae.04-19-2012
20120287378CONTROLLING REFLECTION IN LCD DEVICES - Systems and methods are provided for controlling the light reflected from a display panel. In one embodiment, a prism mirror and a diffuse reflector are positioned between the bottom polarizer and the liquid crystal layer of a pixel to control the polarization of reflected light transmitted through the display panel. The diffuse reflector diffuses light towards the prism mirror, and the prism mirror affects the polarization of the light. When the pixel is on, the liquid crystals of the liquid crystal layer may shift the polarization of the reflected light such that it can be transmitted through the top polarizer. When the pixel is off, the liquid crystals may not substantially shift the polarization of the reflected light, and the reflected light may be polarized to be absorbed by the top polarizer. Accordingly, reflected light is substantially transmitted through the pixel when the pixel is on, and substantially absorbed by the top polarizer when the pixel is off11-15-2012
20120287379PATTERNED POLARIZATION PLATE, IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND IMAGE DISPLAY SYSTEM - The invention provides a patterned polarization plate that contributes to reduction of crosstalk. The invention is a patterned polarization plate disposed on an observation-side surface of a display panel, having at least a patterned phase difference layer in which at least one of slow axes and retardation are mutually different and stripe-shaped first and second phase difference patterns are mutually disposed, a patterned phase difference film having a film that supports the patterned phase difference layer, and a polarization film, in which a pattern cycle direction in the patterned phase difference layer and absorption axes in the polarization film are in parallel with each other, and the polarization film is a patterned polarization plate having the absorption axes disposed in parallel with the up and down directions of a display surface of the display panel.11-15-2012
20120133867LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A negative C plate (05-31-2012
20120140154WAVE PLATE, METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A phase difference plate is manufactured by a method including a step of forming a multilayer body by co-extruding or co-casting a resin A having a positive intrinsic birefringence value and a resin B having a negative intrinsic birefringence value, the multilayer body including a layer “a” containing the resin A and a layer “b” containing the resin B; a step of stretching the multilayer body at a temperature T06-07-2012
20120140153LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device (06-07-2012
20130010235LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - According to one embodiment, a liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate including a cross-shaped pixel electrode which includes a main pixel electrode and a sub-pixel electrode, and a second substrate including a common electrode which includes main common electrodes and sub-common electrodes. A first horizontal inter-electrode distance between the main pixel electrode and the main common electrode is less than a second horizontal inter-electrode distance between the sub-pixel electrode and the sub-common electrode and is greater than a vertical inter-electrode distance between the main pixel electrode and the main common electrode.01-10-2013
20130016311LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAMEAANM ISHII; AkiraAACI MobaraAACO JPAAGP ISHII; Akira Mobara JPAANM Kobayashi; SetsuoAACI MobaraAACO JPAAGP Kobayashi; Setsuo Mobara JPAANM Ishll; KatsuhikoAACI ChoseiAACO JPAAGP Ishll; Katsuhiko Chosei JPAANM Tanabe; ShinjiAACI MobaraAACO JPAAGP Tanabe; Shinji Mobara JPAANM Sento; KiyoshiAACI SakuraAACO JPAAGP Sento; Kiyoshi Sakura JP - Provided is a liquid crystal display device, including: a liquid crystal display panel; a plate-shaped component having a light permeable region, the plate-shaped component being disposed so as to face a display surface of the liquid crystal display panel; a pressure sensitive adhesive layer having light permeability, which is adhered under pressure onto the display surface of the liquid crystal display panel; and an adhesive layer having light permeability, which is adhered onto a surface of the plate-shaped component facing the display surface, in which the plate-shaped component is mounted on the liquid crystal display panel through intermediation of the pressure sensitive adhesive layer and the adhesive layer.01-17-2013
20110141409POLARIZER, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND PRODUCTION METHODS THEREOF - The present invention provides a polarizer and a display device, which can be easily produced and made thinner, and production methods thereof. The polarizer of the present invention relates to a polarizer including a polarizing film, wherein the polarizer further includes: a first adhesion layer which is formed of a cured adhesive and is laminated on one of main faces of the polarizing film, and a first protective layer which is laminated on a main face of the first adhesion layer on the side opposite to the polarizing film and has easy peelability at least in the main face thereof at the side of the first adhesion layer.06-16-2011
20110149210Liquid Crystal Display Device - A liquid crystal display device comprising, a first substrate, a second substrate, a liquid crystal layer provided between the substrates, a first alignment film provided on the liquid crystal layer side surface of the first substrate, and a second alignment film provided on the liquid crystal layer side surface of the second substrate, wherein the liquid crystal layer includes liquid crystal molecules with negative dielectric anisotropy, the first alignment film and the second alignment film align the liquid crystal molecules substantially vertically to the alignment film surfaces and align the liquid crystal molecules near the first alignment film and the second alignment film such that alignment directions of the liquid crystal molecules near the first and second alignment films are perpendicular to each other, and the first alignment film and the second alignment film are photo-alignment films made of a material having a photosensitive group.06-23-2011
20110157526ELECTRODE CONTACT STRUCTURE, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS INCLUDING SAME, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING ELECTRODE CONTACT STRUCTURE - A water-repellent pattern (06-30-2011
20110157525POLARIZER-PROTECTING FILM, AND POLARIZING PLATE AND IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS EACH COMPRISING POLARIZER-PROTECTING FILM - The present invention provides a polarizer protective film capable of suppressing blocking that occurs in taking up the film. The polarizer protective film of the present invention includes a (meth)acrylic resin film and an easy-adhesion layer formed of an easy-adhesive composition including a urethane resin and fine particles. The fine particles include preferably colloidal silica.06-30-2011
20110157524OPTICAL FILM AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - An optical film is provided and includes a cellulose ester and an acrylic resin. The mass ratio of the cellulose ester to the acrylic resin is 70/30 to 5/95, the total haze value of the optical film is 0.80 or less, the internal haze value of the optical film is 0.01 to 0.28, and the modulus of elasticity in the transverse direction of the optical film is 2,700 to 7,000 MPa.06-30-2011
20110157523LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device includes: upper and lower substrates facing and spaced apart from each other; a liquid crystal layer between the upper and lower substrates; an upper polarizing plate on an outer surface of the upper substrate; and a lower polarizing plate on an outer surface of the lower substrate, wherein one of the upper and lower polarizing plates includes a first polarizing layer having a first optical axis and a first absorption axis perpendicular to each other, and an other of the upper and lower polarizing plates includes a second polarizing layer having a second optical axis and a second absorption axis parallel to each other.06-30-2011
20130021563POLARIZING PLATE AND TN-TYPE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY INCLUDING THE SAME - The object of the present invention is to reduce the occurrence of the light leaks from the periphery of the display flame at the originally black display time in high-temperature environments. Disclosed is a polarizing plate comprising a polarizer, a protective film on a side of the polarizer and a retardation film on the other side of the polarizer; wherein the polarizer has an absorption axis at 45° from any one of the long and short sides of the polarizing plate, the retardation film has an in-plane slow axis parallel or orthogonal to the absorption axis of the polarizer, and a difference Δε′01-24-2013
20130021564LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A pixel electrode (01-24-2013
20080252825NANO WIRE GRID POLARIZER AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS EMPLOYING THE SAME - Provided are a nano wire grid polarizer and a liquid crystal display apparatus. The nano wire grid polarizer transmits light having a first polarization and reflects light having a second polarization. The polarizer includes a dielectric layer, and a plurality of nano wire array layers, each of the plurality of nano wire layers comprising a plurality of nano wires which are arranged in parallel to each other and spaced at regular intervals. The plurality of nano wire array layers are stacked to be spaced apart one another.10-16-2008
20080252824In-Cell Type Polarizer Composition, In-Cell Type Polarizer, In-Cell Type Layered Light Polarizer, and Liquid Crystal Element Using the Same - An in-cell polarizer is provided which can achieve a liquid crystal device having excellent drive and display characteristics in an active drive system. A composition for the in-cell polarizer comprises a dye and a solvent and has an electric conductivity of 25 mS/cm or less.10-16-2008
20080198302ACTIVE REFLECTIVE POLARIZER, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY EMPLOYING THE SAME AND METHOD FOR THE SAME - Provided are an optical device, in particular, large active reflective polarizer and a liquid crystal display (LCD) employing the same. The optical device includes: a magnetic material layer having a plurality of magnetic particles and an insulating medium to substantially prevent agglomeration between the magnetic particles; and a magnetic field generating unit applying a magnetic field to the magnetic material layer.08-21-2008
20080239212LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - There is provided a liquid crystal display which includes: a liquid crystal cell containing a pair of transparent substrates and a liquid crystal layer containing liquid crystal molecules, sandwiched between the pair of the transparent substrates; and a polarizing plate, disposed on an outside of each transparent plate, and comprising at least a polarizer and an optical film containing at least first, second and third optical anisotropic layers, wherein the liquid crystal display device satisfies the following conditions (1) to (7).10-02-2008
20080239210LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - In a transflective liquid crystal display device having a first substrate, a second substrate, a liquid crystal layer disposed between the two substrates and a reflective region and a transmissive region in each pixel; the second substrate has a pixel electrode to drive the liquid crystal layer and a common electrode; the reflective region of the second substrate is formed with an in-cell polarizer between the pixel electrode and common electrode and the reflector. In this invention, the thickness of the liquid crystal layer is set greater in the reflective region than in the transmissive region. The difference in the liquid crystal layer thickness between the reflective region and the transmissive region is provided by forming a step in the first substrate or the second substrate.10-02-2008
20080225211Liquid crystal display device - The liquid crystal display device of the present invention includes a first substrate, a second substrate and a vertically aligned liquid crystal layer interposed between the first and second substrate. The device has a plurality of pixels each including a first electrode formed on the first substrate, a second electrode formed on the second substrate, and the liquid crystal layer interposed between the first and second electrode, and a shading region provided around the pixels. A plurality of supports for defining the thickness of the liquid crystal layer are placed regularly on the surface of the first or second substrate facing the liquid crystal layer in the shading region. The liquid crystal layer forms at least one liquid crystal domain exhibiting axisymmetric alignment when at least a predetermined voltage is applied, and the tilt direction of liquid crystal molecules in the at least one liquid crystal domain is defined with inclined sides of the plurality of supports.09-18-2008
20080225210Optical Compensation Film, Polarizing Plate, and Liquid Crystal Display Device - An optical compensation film including: a support; an alignment film layer including a polymer having a radical polymerizable group; and an optical anisotropic layer including a liquid crystal compound, laminated in this order, wherein a content of a polymerization initiator capable of reacting with the radical polymerizable group and/or a compound capable of reacting with the radical polymerizable group and having two or more vinyl groups is 0.05% by mass to 30.0% by mass with respect to a total solid content of the polymer having a radical polymerizable group contained in the alignment film layer; and the like.09-18-2008
20080225209Liquid crystal device and electronic apparatus - According to an aspect of the invention, there is provided a liquid crystal device, including: which makes it possible to dispose a spacer for setting a distance between substrates, to prevent deterioration of display quality by eliminating thickness non-uniformity of an alignment layer due to the presence of a retardation layer, to prevent deterioration of display quality by preventing dissolution and flow of an ingredient of the retardation layer to the liquid crystal layer side, and the like in the liquid crystal device having a horizontal electric field system of a transflective type, and to provide an electric apparatus using the same.09-18-2008
20130169912MULTILAYER FILM AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A multilayer film including: a substrate consisting of a resin that contains a polymer having an alicyclic structure, the substrate having a thickness of not more than 45 μm; and a resin layer provided on at least one surface of the substrate, the resin layer being formed by curing by irradiation of an active energy ray, wherein: a ratio of the substrate thickness relative to the total of the substrate thickness and the resin thickness is not less than 0.6 and not more than 0.95, and in a temperature range of not less than 30° C. and not more than 90° C., a linear expansion coefficient of the multilayer film is smaller than a linear expansion coefficient of the substrate by 5 ppm/° C. or more.07-04-2013
20130141673Liquid Crystal Display Panel and Liquid Crystal Display - The present invention discloses a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel and an LCD. The LCD panel comprises an array substrate of which the bottom is provided with a lower polaroid. In the LCD panel, a retardation film is arranged only between the array substrate and the lower polaroid. The LCD panel of the present invention only arranges the retardation film between the array substrate and the lower polaroid. Because the LCD panel uses a mode of monolayer compensation and the retardation film is not arranged between a color filter plate and an upper polaroid, a layer of retardation film is omitted. In this way, not only the visual angle of the LCD is optimized, but also the material of the retardation film is saved. Thus, the cost of the LCD is reduced. Besides, the retardation film is arranged between the lower substrate and the lower polaroid, so the rate of rework is reduced to avoid wasting the retardation film.06-06-2013
20130169907CURVED DISPLAY PANEL AND METHOD FOR FORMING THE SAME - A curved display panel includes a top polarizer, a curved top glass plate, a color filter, a liquid-crystal layer, a thin-film transistor layer including an array of thin-film transistors, a curved bottom glass plate, and a bottom polarizer. The color filter, the liquid-crystal layer, and the thin-film transistor array are sandwiched between the curved top glass plate and the curved bottom glass plate. The top polarizer is located on an opposite surface of the curved top glass plate to the color filter, and the bottom polarizer is located at an opposite surface of the curved bottom glass plate to the thin-film transistor layer. The disclosure also discloses a method for forming a curved display panel.07-04-2013
20130169908LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display comprising: a vertically aligned liquid crystal layer located between a first and a second substrate, a first and a second polarizing layer, and an optical compensation plate having negative biaxial optical anisotropy; wherein at least either the first or the second substrate has protrusions having approximately the same first height and protruding into the liquid crystal layer, the protrusions being formed only inside of the sealing material, the liquid crystal layer in the protrusion-free position having a second height, and the area of the region in which the thickness of the liquid crystal layer is equal to the value obtained by subtracting the first height from the second height as a result of the existence of the protrusions accounting for a %, which belongs to 5% to 50%, of the area of the region where the liquid crystal layer exists on the substrate with protrusions.07-04-2013
20130169909Fast Switchable and High Diffraction Efficiency Grating Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal Cell - A liquid crystal cell structure is provided. The liquid crystal cell structure includes: two polarizers; and a liquid crystal diffractive light modulating cell placed between the two polarizers. The cell includes: two transparent substrates treated by photoalignment; and a ferroelectric liquid crystal layer disposed between the two transparent substrates with current conducting layers, the ferroelectric liquid crystal layer comprising ferroelectric liquid crystals. The two transparent substrates treated by photoalignment are configured to provide multiple alignment domains in the ferroelectric liquid crystals with a planar surface orientation. Adjacent domains of the multiple alignment domains are oriented at an angle with respect to each other.07-04-2013
20130169910PHASE DIFFERENCE PLATE MANUFACTURING METHOD, PHASE DIFFERENCE PLATE, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A step of forming a layered body including a resin layer (a) containing a resin A having positive intrinsic birefringence and a resin layer (b) containing a resin B having negative intrinsic birefringence, the resin layer (b) being provided on one side of the resin layer (a); a first stretching step of stretching the layered body in one direction at a temperature T07-04-2013
20130169911LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS - The present invention provides a liquid crystal panel in which warping is controlled. The liquid crystal panel includes a liquid crystal cell 07-04-2013
20080218666Liquid crystal display device - The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device containing: a liquid crystal cell; a backlight; a first polarizing plate disposed between the liquid crystal cell and the backlight and having a polarizer and at least two protective films disposed so as to sandwich the polarizer; and a second polarizing plate disposed on a side of the liquid crystal cell opposite to a side on which the first polarizing plate is provided and having a polarizer and at least two protective films disposed so as to sandwich the polarizer, wherein a moisture permeability of the protective films on both sides of the first polarizing plate at 60° C. and 95% RH is more than 300 g/m09-11-2008
20080218665POLARIZING ELEMENT, POLARIZING ELEMENT MANUFACTURING METHOD, LIQUID CRYSTAL DEVICE, AND PROJECTION DISPLAY - A polarizing element manufacturing method includes (a) forming a plurality of fine metal wires by forming a metal film on a substrate and patterning the metal film, (b) applying, onto a base material, a glass precursor solution for forming a protective layer for protecting the fine metal wires, (c) placing the substrate on the base material so that ends of the fine metal wires are immersed in the glass precursor solution, and (d) forming the protective layer by drying the glass precursor solution, and bonding together the base material and the substrate with the protective layer therebetween.09-11-2008
20120249935MULTI-LAYER STRETCHED FILM - A multi-layer stretched film has 10-04-2012
20120249931DISPLAY AND ELECTRONIC UNIT - A display capable of obtaining high contrast and an electronic unit including the display are provided. The display includes: a liquid crystal display panel including a liquid crystal layer and a light reflective layer; and an optical laminate disposed on the liquid crystal display panel, in which the optical laminate includes a first retardation layer, a light diffuser layer, a second retardation layer, and a polarization layer in order from a side closer to the liquid crystal display panel, the first retardation layer is a negative C-plate, and the second retardation layer is a λ/4 plate or a combination of a λ/4 plate and a λ/2 plate arranged in order from a side closer to the liquid crystal display panel.10-04-2012
20130135565RETARDATION FILM, POLARIZING PLATE USING SAME, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The purpose of the present invention is to provide: a retardation film which uses a low-substituted cellulose ester and has improved retardation after saponification and improved wet heat stability of internal haze; a polarizing plate which uses the retardation film; and a liquid crystal display device. An optical film of the present invention contains a cellulose ester and a compound represented by general formula (1), and is characterized in that the compound has an average degree of substitution within the range of 3.0-6.0 and contains a component having a degree of substitution of 4 or less in an amount of 30-80% by mass (inclusive). (In the formula, R05-30-2013
20130135563LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A first polarizing plate having a polarization axis in a first direction, a second polarizing plate having a polarization axis in a second direction orthogonal to the first direction, a plurality of first structure bodies provided for the first substrate, a plurality of second structure bodies provided for the first substrate, a first electrode layer covering top surfaces and side surfaces of the plurality of first structure bodies, a second electrode layer covering top surfaces and side surfaces of the plurality of second structure bodies, and a third electrode layer that is provided for a second substrate and overlaps at least partly with the second electrode layer are provided. The side surfaces of the first structure bodies and the side surfaces of the second structure bodies are parallel to the first direction or the second direction.05-30-2013
20130114024DISPLAY APPARATUS AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - Disclosed herein is a display apparatus including: a display panel having a display area displaying an image; a touch sensor provided to overlap the surface of at least a portion of the display area; and an optical film which is provided so that a laminated layer formed on the lower-surface side of the display panel is thicker than a layer formed on the upper-surface side of the display panel and is provided with a view-angle compensation function.05-09-2013
20130093983LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - In one embodiment, a first signal line is arranged on a first insulating substrate and extending in a first direction. A second signal line extends in a second direction orthogonally crossing the first direction. A first electrode is formed between the second signal lines extending in the second direction on the first insulating substrate. A color filter layer is formed on a second insulating substrate facing the first substrate. A second electrode is formed of opaque wiring material on the color filter layer facing the first insulating substrate and extending in the second direction on the both sides sandwiching the first electrode. An edge of the color filter layer is located above the second signal line.04-18-2013
20130114027LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device that can achieve sufficient front contrast ratio and front white brightness at the same time. The present invention is a liquid crystal display device including a front polarizing plate, a liquid crystal cell, a back polarizing plate, and an optical element having polarization characteristics, which are arranged in the stated order, wherein the back polarizing plate has a lower contrast than the front polarizing plate, and there is substantially no air layer between the back polarizing plate and the optical element having polarization characteristics.05-09-2013
20130114026ADHESIVE COMPOSITION - An adhesive composition which allows for preventing misalignment when mutually laminating adherends, mutually strongly bonding the adherends when correction of lamination is not required, as well as peeling the adherends without causing any damage thereto when correction of lamination is required. The adhesive composition includes an adhesive base agent consisting of a monomer and a polymerization initiator. Adhesive strength of the adhesive composition changes to take a local maximum value, a local minimum value and a value greater than the local maximum value along with increase of irradiation amount of the electromagnetic wave or particle beam irradiated to the adhesive composition under a predetermined temperature environment.05-09-2013
20110267565LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal cell including a liquid crystal layer twist-aligned at 90° sandwiched between a pair of substrates, first and second polarizing layers arranged to sandwich the liquid crystal cell therebetween so that their absorption axes set to parallel with directions crossing aligning treatment directions of the substrates at 45°, and viewing angle compensating plates respectively arranged between the polarizing layers and the liquid crystal cell. A total value of retardations in a thickness direction, defined as a value of a product of a phase difference within a plane perpendicular to substrate surfaces of the liquid crystal cell and a layer thickness, of optical layers present between the polarizing layers is set to a value that substantially cancels out a retardation in a liquid crystal layer thickness direction when a saturation voltage is applied to the liquid crystal layer.11-03-2011
20130128192LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD FOR SAME - A liquid crystal display device (05-23-2013
20130141674LIQUID CRYSTAL DEVICE, ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND PHASE DIFFERENCE COMPENSATING PLATE - An O plate is included which includes a phase difference compensating layer which is an assembly of columns obtained by oblique deposition of an anisotropic refractive index medium with respect to a substrate and has negative biaxial refractive index anisotropy. In the O plate, a front surface phase difference value of the O plate in the normal direction is 5-15 nm, and a ratio of Re(−30)/Re(30) is 2.5-5.5.06-06-2013
20130141675LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device is provided. The liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate having a pixel unit, wherein the pixel unit has a pixel electrode. A second substrate is disposed opposite to the first substrate, having an opposite electrode. A first polarizer is disposed under the first substrate. A second polarizer is disposed under the second substrate, wherein a polarization axis of the second polarizer is vertical to that of the first polarizer. A liquid crystal layer with chiral dopants having negative dispersion characteristics is disposed between the first and second substrates.06-06-2013
20130141676LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device is provided. The liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate having a pixel unit with a pixel electrode. A second substrate has an opposite electrode. A first polarizer is disposed under the first substrate. A second polarizer is disposed above the second substrate. A liquid crystal (LC) layer with chiral dopants is disposed between the first and second substrates. A parameter of the LC rotations of d/p ratios of the liquid crystal layer with chiral dopants is between 0.2 and 0.3. A parameter of the optical phase retardation factor R of the LC layer with chiral dopants is larger than 0.6 and less than 0.95.06-06-2013
20080204634Optical Laminate - The present invention discloses an optical laminate which could have realized effective prevention of the occurrence of interfacial reflection and interference fringes by rendering the interface of the light transparent base material and the hard coat layer absent. The present invention is that the optical laminate comprises a light transparent base material and a hard coat layer provided on the light transparent base material, wherein the hard coat layer comprises a resin, a contamination preventive agent, and a penetrating solvent which is penetrable into (can swell or dissolve) the light transparent base material, whereby the interface of the light transparent base material and the hard coat layer has been rendered absent.08-28-2008
20130128191DISPLAY PANEL - The present invention provides a display pane comprising a liquid crystal cell and two polarizers disposed at both sides of the liquid crystal cell, wherein one of the polarizers at one side of the liquid crystal cell includes a compensation film, and a first optical path difference R05-23-2013
20110273646Protective film of polarizer, polarizer and method for producing it, and liquid crystal display device - A protective film to a polarizer including a cellulose acylate and satisfying the following requirement (1) or (2):11-10-2011
20130155352POLARIZATION DECODER - At least a portion of a polarizing layer in the display screen is omitted or removed to temporarily disable image generation but an equivalent polarizing layer is used as a replacement or as a substitute for enabling the display of images on the screen. For instance, the omitted or removed polarizing layer can be replaced in situ or a remote polarizing layer can be substituted through which the images on the display can be seen. The selective reassembly of the display can be used for purposes of security or promotion.06-20-2013
20080198305POLARIZER, METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY HAVING THE SAME - Disclosed are a polarizer, a method for fabricating the same, and a liquid crystal display having the same. The liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal panel and a polarizer attached to the liquid crystal panel. The polarizer includes a polarizing film, a first support film, and a second support film. The first support film has optical anisotropy and is attached to the polarizing film. The first support film has a first thickness. The second support film is attached to the polarizing film while facing the first support film and has a second thickness, which is greater than the first thickness. The polarizer is fabricated by evaporating a solvent from a solution including polymer resin to form an optical film and then elongating the optical film.08-21-2008
20080198304LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAYING DEVICE - A transflective liquid crystal display device is arranged to make the overall structure thinner and enhance a reflecting contrast ratio. The transflective liquid crystal display includes a first substrate, a second substrate, a liquid crystal layer laid between the substrates, a first polarization plate located on the opposite side of the first substrate to the side where the liquid crystal layer is located, a second polarization plate located on the opposite side of the second substrate to the side where the liquid crystal layer is located, and a plurality of pixels formed between the substrates, each of the pixels having a reflective area and a transmissive area. An in-cell retardar is located between the second substrate and the liquid crystal layer. An optical compensation film is located between the first substrate and the first polarization plate, between the second substrate and the second polarization plate, or both.08-21-2008
20080198303Polarizing plate and liquid crystal display device - A polarizing plate comprising at least a polarizing film and an optical film is disclosed. The polarizing plate has a transmittance through a pair of crossed polarizing plates equal to or less than 0.3% at 700 nm and a transmittance through a pair of crossed polarizing plates equal to or less than 0.1% at 410 nm; and the optical film has at least one optical axis in the plane thereof, and its in-plane retardation Re decreases with a shorter wavelength within a visible light range or is constant with a wavelength within a visible light range.08-21-2008
20080198301LIQUID CRYSTAL DEVICE - A liquid crystal device including a first electrode substrate, a second electrode substrate and a liquid crystal layer is provided. The liquid crystal layer is disposed between the first electrode substrate and the second electrode substrate. The liquid crystal layer comprises liquid crystal molecules and particles. The liquid crystal molecules are vertically aligned when the applied voltage between the first electrode substrate and the second electrode substrate is less than a threshold voltage. The arrangement of the liquid crystal molecules is changed so as to produce optical changes in the liquid crystal device when the applied voltage between the first electrode substrate and the second electrode substrate is not less than the threshold voltage.08-21-2008
20110228199In-Plane Field Type Liquid Crystal Display Device Comprising Liquid Crystal Molecules With More Than Two Kinds of Reorientation Directions - A liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate, a second substrate, a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between the first and second substrates, and an orientation film formed on the first substrate. The orientation film has two orientation regions in a pixel, and the orientation regions are formed by polarized light.09-22-2011
20090122237POLYMER FILM, METHOD FOR PRODUCING POLYMER FILM, OPTICAL FILM AND POLARIZING PLATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - A polymer film, which comprises: organic compound fine particles containing a retardation developer and having an average particle size of from 1 nm to 1,000 nm; a method for producing a polymer film, which comprises: casting a dope containing a polymer, a solvent for dissolving the polymer, a retardation developer and an additive other than the retardation developer on a support; peeling off; drying; and stretching, wherein the retardation developer is uniformly dissolved in the dope, and between the casting and the stretching, organic compound fine particles containing the retardation developer are formed within a film; and an optical film, which comprises: at least one compound represented by formula (I) as defined in the specification; and at least one Rth raising agent.05-14-2009
20090015761Combination transparent touch panel liquid crystal display stack and methods of manufacturing same - A method of manufacturing an integrated transparent touch panel liquid crystal display device. A liquid crystal display component is made by forming a polarizing film an on underside and a quarter wave plate on an upper side, with the top polarizer removed. A transparent touch panel component is made by forming a pair of facing transparent electrodes on respective transparent substrates. A quarter wave plate is formed above the upper substrate, along with a second polarizer and antireflective layer in that order. The transparent touch panel is placed above the liquid crystal display component to form an integrated device. Improved daylight readability is achieved without increasing luminance or power consumption.01-15-2009
20100283945OPTICAL SHEET - There is provided an optical sheet for use as a display device surface, which has a functional layer on at least one side of a transparent base material and has a diffusion factor on the outer surface and/or interior of the functional layer, wherein the relationship represented by the following formula (I) is satisfied.11-11-2010
20100283943ROLL OF OPTICAL FILM LAMINATE,AND METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A roll of optical-film laminate that increases accuracy, speed and yield in the production of liquid-crystal display elements. The roll of optical film laminate is for use in an apparatus for continuously producing liquid-crystal display elements. The optical film comprises a polarizing composite film of a laminate having a continuous web of polarizer and a protective film superposed on one side of the continuous polarizer, an adhesive layer disposed on one side of the laminate; and a carrier film superposed on the adhesive layer of the polarizing film in a peelable state. Defective and normal regions in the polarizing film are determined According to these determined regions, coded information that specifies positions of slit lines to be formed in the optical-film web are recorded on the continuous web.11-11-2010
20100296030OPTICAL FILM, POLARIZING PLATE, LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY, AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING OPTICAL FILM - An optical film that includes an optical compensation layer having a refractive index anisotropy satisfying nx>ny>nz. The optical compensation layer contains a polyvinyl alcohol resin subjected to ultraviolet cross-linking with a cross-linking agent having at least two double bonds, where nx: a refractive index in a direction (a slow axis direction) in which an in-plane refractive index of the optical compensation layer reaches its maximum ny: a refractive index in a direction (a fast axis direction) that is orthogonal to the nx direction within a plane of the optical compensation layer nz: a refractive index in a thickness direction of the optical compensation layer that is orthogonal to each of the nx and ny directions.11-25-2010
20120274882LIGHTING APPARATUS AND DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME - A lighting apparatus and a display device including the same are disclosed. The present invention relates to a lighting apparatus, which can enhance resistance against gas or humidity and which can present a stable optical property and which can enhance light-emitting efficiency, and a display device including the lighting apparatus.11-01-2012
20120274881PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE COMPOSITION - The present invention relates to a pressure sensitive adhesive composition, a polarizer and a liquid crystal display device. The present invention may provide a pressure sensitive adhesive which can have excellent stress relaxation characteristic to effectively inhibit light leakage by dimension change of optical films such as polarizing plates. In addition, a pressure sensitive adhesive having excellent physical properties such as adhesion durability and workability may be provided.11-01-2012
20100309415DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING POLARIZING LAYER AND MANUFACTURING METHOD OF THE SAME - The present invention relates to a polarization layer for an LCD and a manufacturing method thereof that improve light transmittance and polarization performance of a polarization layer by controlling a pre-tilt angle of an alignment layer. The manufacturing method of the present invention includes forming an alignment layer treated by inorganic alignment, forming a liquid crystal mixture including a dichroic dye, a liquid crystal monomer, a photo-initiator, and a gelator on the alignment layer, irradiating light to the liquid crystal mixture for photo-polymerizing it, and forming a color filter (CF) or a thin film transistor (TFT) on the polymerized and solidified liquid crystal mixture. Accordingly, the polarization layer manufactured by the present invention has the high light transmittance thereby increasing the polarization efficiency and realizing the liquid crystal display of high quality compared with the conventional polarization layer by the rubbing alignment.12-09-2010
20100309414LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - The invention provides a liquid crystal panel and a liquid crystal display device, which has suppressed light leakage at an angle of 45 degrees to an absorption axis of a polarizing plate, a low black-state brightness in an oblique direction and an improved contrast. The liquid crystal panel comprises a liquid crystal cell including a liquid crystal layer containing liquid crystal molecules that is oriented in homogeneous alignment when no electric field is applied thereto, a first polarizer placed on one side of the liquid crystal cell, a second polarizer placed on another side of the liquid crystal cell, a first anisotropic optical element placed between the liquid crystal cell and the first polarizer and satisfying nx12-09-2010
20120281169LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - The liquid crystal display according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes: a first substrate, a second substrate, and a liquid crystal layer interposed between the first substrate and the second substrate; a first compensation film attached to the first substrate; a first polarizer attached to an outer surface of the first compensation film; a second compensation film attached to the second substrate; and a second polarizer attached to the outer surface of the second compensation film, wherein the first compensation film has an in-plane phase retardation value Ro and a thickness direction phase retardation value Rth, the second compensation film is formed with a biaxial film, and the liquid crystal panel includes a color filter.11-08-2012
20110285941DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes a liquid crystal display screen, a transparent conductive layer, and a number of capacitances. The liquid crystal display screen includes an upper substrate and an upper electrode disposed on the upper substrate. The upper electrode includes a number of first conductive bands having the largest electrical conductivity in a first direction. The transparent conductive layer is disposed on the upper substrate, and the transparent conductive layer and the upper electrode are located at opposite sides of the upper substrate. The transparent conductive layer includes a number of second conductive bands having the largest electrical conductivity in a second direction. A number of capacitances are formed at intersections of the first conductive bands and the second conductive bands.11-24-2011
20090190072Wavelength separator, planar illumination device and liquid crystal display device using the wavelength separator - A wavelength separator is provided with a reflective color filter arranged to intersect with an optical path of light emerging from a principal surface of a light guide plate, and a recycle portion arranged at a side of the light guide plate opposite to the reflective color filter. Out of light incident on the light guide plate, light reflected by the reflective color filter is returned to the reflected color filter again by being reflected by the recycle portion via the light guide plate.07-30-2009
20130120694POLARIZER AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - A polarizer of a liquid crystal display device and a method for manufacturing a liquid crystal display device using the same is disclosed. The polarizer includes a main body, a protection film on the main body, and a cutting line formed on the protection film. A method for manufacturing a liquid crystal display device includes providing a liquid crystal panel and a protection film having an active region and a dummy region, the protection film including at least a cutting line in the dummy region or a boundary area between the active region and the dummy region; attaching the protection film to a polarizer; attaching the polarizer to a liquid crystal panel; and, removing the dummy region of the protection film along the cutting line from the liquid crystal panel.05-16-2013
20110310335LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A high image quality liquid crystal display device having a high viewing angle characteristic is provided. The liquid crystal display device according to the present invention is of a vertical alignment type and includes a plurality of pixels. The liquid crystal display device includes a first polarizing plate having an absorption axis extending in a first direction; a second polarizing plate having an absorption axis extending in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction; a pixel electrode located in each of the plurality of pixels and including a first subpixel electrode and a second subpixel electrode to which different levels of voltage can be applied; a counter electrode facing the pixel electrode; and a liquid crystal layer provided between the pixel electrodes and the counter electrode. The first subpixel electrode includes a plurality of branch electrodes extending in an identical direction, which is a third direction different from a direction inclined by 45° with respect to the first direction or the second direction.12-22-2011
20110310334Retardation film, polarizing film, liquid crystal display, and method of designing retardation film - To provide a retardation film in which the retardation condition is adjusted to achieve a liquid crystal display without coloration over a wide viewing angle range and having a high contrast ratio, and a method of designing the same, as well as a polarizing film and a liquid crystal display using the same. A liquid crystal display comprising a liquid crystal cell and polarizing films in a Cross-Nicol relationship with each other on both sides of the liquid crystal cell; wherein at least one polarizing film includes a retardation film having reverse wavelength dispersion property; and the liquid crystal display further includes a retardation film having a wavelength dispersion property substantially the same as a liquid crystal layer configuring the liquid crystal cell.12-22-2011
20110310333LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - The present invention relates to a liquid crystal display comprising a conductive pressure sensitive adhesive layer. The present invention may provide a liquid crystal display which may prevent malfunction of devices by static electricity generated in preparation or use procedures even without using the ITO layer conventionally formed between the upper substrate and a polarizer in a liquid crystal panel for an antistatic purpose, and has excellent physical properties such as endurance reliability under high temperature or high humidity condition and optical characteristics.12-22-2011
20110317101OPTICAL COMPENSATION FILM WITH HYBRID ARRANGEMENT OF NEMATIC LIQUID CRYSTALS CONSISTING OF CONNECTED MESOGENS WITH AN ANGLE AND THE METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - Provided are an optical compensation film and a method for producing the same. The optical compensation film includes a nematic liquid crystal compound including a compound having at least two mesogens linked to each other with a constant angle, and has hybrid alignment in which the alignment of the liquid crystal compound varies gradually along the thickness direction.12-29-2011
20130114025LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL - A liquid crystal display panel includes a first substrate, a second substrate, a polarizing film, a liquid crystal layer, and a plurality of sub-pixels. Each of the sub-pixels includes a first patterned electrode layer, a second patterned electrode layer, and a first insulating layer. The first insulating layer is disposed between the first patterned electrode layer and the second patterned electrode layer. The first patterned electrode layer includes a plurality of first stripe electrodes extending along a first direction, and the second patterned electrode layer includes a plurality of second stripe electrodes extending along a second direction. Each of the first stripe electrodes overlaps the second stripe electrodes in a direction perpendicular to the first substrate.05-09-2013
20120019746DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display device (01-26-2012
20120019745OPTICAL PLATE, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE OPTICAL PLATE, DISPLAY APPARATUS, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE DISPLAY APPARATUS - In the optical plate and a method of manufacturing the optical plate, a display apparatus and a method of manufacturing the display apparatus, an optical plate is formed on a polarizing plate transmitting polarized light of incident light, and includes a phase delaying layer having first and second patterns. The first pattern delays a phase of the polarized light by 3π/4 and the second pattern delays the phase of the polarized light by π/4. Accordingly, a process of manufacturing the display apparatus may be simplified, and a thickness of the display apparatus may be decreased.01-26-2012
20120026433LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - Disclosed is a liquid crystal display (LCD) device that facilitates the display of 3D images. The LCD device comprises a liquid crystal panel an upper substrate for a color filter array, a lower substrate for a TFT array, and a liquid crystal layer between the lower and upper substrates; a guide panel placed on the liquid crystal panel; a bottom cover extended to a height of an upper surface of the liquid crystal panel, the bottom cover covering lateral sides of the liquid crystal panel; a tempered polarizing glass having a plurality of polarizing patterns to circularly polarize light emitted from the liquid crystal panel leftward or rightward, the tempered polarizing glass placed on the upper surfaces of the liquid crystal panel and the bottom cover; and an adhesive layer on the upper surfaces of the liquid crystal panel and the bottom cover.02-02-2012
20120293752LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate having a pair of first signal lines and a pair of second signal lines extending in a first and orthogonal second directions, and a pixel electrode arranged between the pair of second signal lines and extending in the second direction, and a second substrate having a first main common electrode and a second main common electrode respectively facing the pair of second signal lines and extending in the second direction. An effective domain is surrounded by the pairs of first and second signal lines, or by the pair of the first signal lines and the first and the second main common electrodes. A first area formed of an electrode portion including the pixel electrode is smaller than a second area formed of an aperture portion other than the first area in the effective domain.11-22-2012
20120038856Liauid Crystal Display and Display - A liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal display panel having a first substrate, a second substrate disposed on an observer side with respect to the first substrate and opposed to the first substrate, a liquid crystal held between the first substrate and the second substrate, an upper polarizing plate disposed on the observer side with respect to the second substrate, and a resin film disposed on the observer side with respect to the upper polarizing plate and affixed in contact with the upper polarizing plate. The resin film is higher in surface hardness than the upper polarizing plate and has a surface hardness of at least 3H in terms of surface pencil hardness. At least one of the first and second substrates has a thickness of no greater than 0.5 mm, and a total thickness of the liquid crystal display panel is no greater than 2 mm.02-16-2012
20130201430LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A new type of liquid crystal display (LCD) device with improved high transmittance and wide-view-angle characteristics while without gray-level inversion at an inclined viewing angle is provided. The LCD device includes a first substrate with common electrodes, a second substrate with at least one pixel unit, a liquid crystal (LC) layer disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate, a first polarizer, and a second polarizer. The pixel unit has a pixel electrode, which is formed by at least one dense electrode area and at least one sparse electrode area. The LC molecules of the LC layer form a continuous-domain alignment after being driven by a voltage.08-08-2013
20130100384LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - According to one embodiment, a liquid crystal display device includes, a first substrate including a common electrode, a pixel electrode in which a slit facing the common electrode is formed, and a first alignment film, a second substrate including a second alignment film, and a liquid crystal layer which is held between the first alignment film and the second alignment film and is formed of a material having a dielectric constant anisotropy in a range of +3.3 or more to +5.3 or less at a transition temperature of 75° C.04-25-2013
201301003833D DISPLAY PANEL AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - The present invention provides a 3D display panel and a method for manufacturing the same. The method comprises the following steps: forming a liquid crystal layer between a first substrate and a second substrate; arranging a polarizer at an outer side of the second substrate; providing a 3D display plate; and arranging the 3D display plate at an outer side of the first substrate. The present invention can improve the viewing angle problem existing in the conventional 3D display.04-25-2013
20120075557LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - The viewing angle of a Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) apparatus is expanded by means of a sampled light redirecting layer, In one embodiment, the sampled light redirecting layer is formed as a compensation layer disposed between a top polarizing plate and the rest of a liquid crystal display panel having a first substrate, a second substrate, and a liquid crystal layer interposed therebetween. The compensation layer includes at least two optical path changing patterns disposed in interleaved manner. The two optical path changing patterns have different refractive indexes. As a result of the different refractive indices and shapes of the at least two different optical path changing patterns some of the light rays sampled out of the output of the rest of a liquid crystal display panel are directed in a first direction by means of reflection or refraction and some are directed in a different second direction, thereby improving a side visibility of the display apparatus.03-29-2012
20120086892ADHESIVE COMPOSITION - The present invention relates to a pressure sensitive adhesive composition, a polarizing plate and a liquid crystal display device. The present pressure sensitive adhesive composition may provide a pressure sensitive adhesive having excellent endurance reliability, optical physical property, workability and adhesion property in high temperature or high humidity condition. Especially, the present pressure sensitive adhesive composition may provide a pressure sensitive adhesive that antistatic property suitable to the applied use can be stably maintained for a long time.04-12-2012
20120086891LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display device comprises a first substrate and a second substrate both of which have a first surface and a second surface, and a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between the first surface of the first substrate and the first surface of the second substrate. The liquid crystal display device further comprises a first polarizer and a second polarizer, which allows incident light incident to the second surface of the first substrate or the second surface of the second substrate to pass through the liquid crystal layer, and a photo sensor, formed on the first surface of the second substrate together with driver circuitry, sensing the light passing through the first polarizer and the second polarizer.04-12-2012