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IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices

Issue 11 • Date Nov. 1973

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  • [Front cover and table of contents]

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s): c1
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  • Special issue on display devices

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s):917 - 920
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  • Displays—A pentagon perspective

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s):921 - 925
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  • Display-device research and development in Japan

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s):925 - 933
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    Current work on display devices in Japan is surveyed. Work on plasma display panels includes several methods for producing gray scale on ac-driven bistable panels, a technique for moving the display on an ac-driven panel, and new types of plasma display panels. Development on several types of alphanumeric displays, including both new and older types, is summarized. Work on light-emitting diodes in... View full abstract»

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  • Progress in display-device development in Western Europe

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s):934 - 940
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    A review of the basic research and industrial development of display devices in Western Europe during the years 1968 to early 1973 will be given. The display types considered are: 1) active displays such as cathode ray tubes, light-emitting diodes, electroluminescence cells, and gas discharge devices, and 2) passive displays such as laser displays, light valves, and ferroelectric and liquid-crysta... View full abstract»

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  • Light-controlled light valves

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s):941 - 953
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    Recent technical approaches to optically addressable, cyclic or erasable, light valves for high resolution projection or direct-view display are reviewed. The general concept of light-valving cathode-ray tubes is first presented for historic and technological perspective. Secondly, photoconductor-controlled devices that incorporate a variety of electrically stimulated optically responsive active e... View full abstract»

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  • Liquid-crystal display prospects in perspective

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s):954 - 961
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    The advantages of dynamic scattering liquid-crystal displays--extremely low power consumption, flexibility of size and format, color choice, and washout immunity--are not obtained without cost. Long life requires ac drive and hermetic packaging. The optical characteristics of dynamic scattering make it difficult to design a display that utilizes the liquid-crystal panel effectively under a variety... View full abstract»

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  • Nematic liquid-crystal displays: Some properties and limitations

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s):962 - 977
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    The objectives of this study were to determine the feasibility of utilizing nematic liquid crystals (LC) as media for aircraft displays from the point of view of their temperature range, response time, gray scale, and color control. According to this objective, the dynamic scattering and tunable birefringence mode of operation were investigated in some detail. Experiments, in agreement with derive... View full abstract»

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  • A liquidic matrix-addressed display

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s):977 - 990
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    Experiments with fluid logic circuits operated in an air-dyed water mode have demonstrated the basic validity of a large area, flat panel, matrix-addressed liquidic display. Such a display is conceptually attractive, since the switching, storage, and display functions are performed by the same medium. The measurements made have demonstrated that a reflective or emissive liquidic display, matrix ad... View full abstract»

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  • Matrix-addressed liquid-crystal display

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s):990 - 994
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    In order to develop simple low-cost liquid-crystal matrix displays, 5 × 7 dots alphanumeric matrix display panels with 7 × 80 elements have been made and tested. A newly synthesized nematic liquid crystal, p-methoxy-p'-ethylazoxybenzene, was used in the panels as the major component of the liquid crystals. The crosstalk was found effectively suppressed by rubbing the surfaces of electrod... View full abstract»

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  • A 6 × 6 inch 20 lines-per-inch liquid-crystal display panel

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s):995 - 1001
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    An integrated 14 000 picture element 36-in2flat screen display panel has been constructed by a combination of thin-film transistor and nematic liquid-crystal technology. The design, fabrication, and present performance of the panel is discussed. The design of the peripheral circuits, which permit the presentation of low resolution off-the-air TV pictures on the panel is described in ano... View full abstract»

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  • A thin-film integrated incandescent display

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s):1002 - 1005
    Cited by:  Papers (2)  |  Patents (6)
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    Incandescent alphanumeric displays using a 16-bar format are obtainable today. They employ 1-ml incandescent tungsten helices strung between support posts. This paper describes a new incandescent display device, fabricated by microelectronic thin-film techniques. Such techniques allow high-resolution dot-matrix displays to be produced with all the cost advantages obtained from the employment of mo... View full abstract»

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  • Performance and design considerations of the thin-film tungsten matrix display

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s):1006 - 1015
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    A new matrix-type display device, the thin-film incandescent display device, is the object of this paper. In particular, this paper summarizes the results of work in the areas of device performance analysis, electrical interface requirements, and overall system evaluation. View full abstract»

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  • A real-time Fourier-plane filter

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s):1015 - 1019
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    An electrically addressed liquid-crystal Fourier-plane filter capable of real-time optical image processing is described. The filter consists of two parts, a wedge filter having 40 9° segments and a ring filter having 20 concentric rings in a 1-in diameter active area. Transmission of the filter in the off (transparent) state exceeds 50 percent. By using polarizing optics, contrast as high as... View full abstract»

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  • Recent progress in a real-time three-dimensional display

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s):1020 - 1027
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    A concept for a holographic display system that can accept data in coordinate form and synthesize a three-dimensional scene in real time has been reported. Recent progress on this system centers around the recording medium and compensation of the frequency shift introduced by the deflection system. The need for a holographic recording medium that can be exposed, developed, and viewed in about 1 s ... View full abstract»

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  • An experimental fluorescent dye panel

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s):1028 - 1032
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    A fluorescent europium chelate is used as the active medium of an experimental display panel. When the chelate is dissolved in an electrolytic solvent and placed between transparent conductive electrodes, 2.8 V dc will cause the ultraviolet stimulated fluorescence to be extinguished at the cathode electrode. Recovery from the quenched state occurs spontaneously when the voltage is removed or when ... View full abstract»

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  • Real-time incoherent-to-coherent optical converter

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s):1032 - 1037
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    This paper describes the fabrication and demonstration of a real-time incoherent-to-coherent optical converter having applications in image processing systems. Briefly, it utilizes the photoconductivity effect in the single-crystalline electrooptic material, Bi12SiO20to spatially modulate its electrical polarization. An optically absorbed write-in image is stored as an image ... View full abstract»

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  • A Pockels-effect light valve: Phototitus. Applications to optical image processing

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s):1037 - 1042
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    An electrooptic light valve is described, using the Pockels effect in a KD2PO4crystal cooled close to its Curie temperature and addressed by photoconduction in an amorphous selenium layer. The preliminary performance levels obtained are: resolution 40 lp/mm, maximum contrast ratio 70/1, writing time 10 µs, sensitivity <100 erg/cm2for 10/1 contrast, and a ma... View full abstract»

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  • Electron trajectories in twisted electrostatic deflection yokes

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s):1042 - 1049
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    A mathematical analysis is carried out for electron motion in a cylindrical electrostatic deflection yoke which is twisted around its axis and immersed in a uniform axial magnetic field to form a twisted focus projection and scanning (FPS) deflection system. The yoke has an arbitrary twist angle, and is a generalization of yokes with π/2 rad of twist recently used in FPS vidicons. New modes o... View full abstract»

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  • Improved electron gun for the beam-indexing color-television display

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s):1049 - 1052
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    Improved gun design has considerably increased the brightness of the 110°-25 in beam-indexing color display (triplet pitch ≈ 1.2 mm). Without dynamic correction for deflection errors the color reproduction in normal picture material is now satisfactory up to peak currents of about 2.5 mA (against 1.5 mA for the old gun). View full abstract»

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  • A digitally addressed flat-panel CRT

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s):1052 - 1061
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    Principles of operation and special operational features of a digitally addressed flat-panel electron beam display are discussed. Special emphasis is given to explaining methods of simplifying and optimizing the display structure for a given application, and techniques for implementing color and inherent storage to the structure. In addition, a fairly detailed analysis of the display power require... View full abstract»

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  • Nucleation-film/Electron-beam recorder: Near-real-time display system

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s):1062 - 1068
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    A direct electron-beam recorder (EBR) for nucleation film has been built and tested. This recorder overcomes many of the disadvantages of CRT-on-film recorders by providing a high-resolution black-on-white image that is available for viewing 1 s after recording. Immediate viewing of the film record eliminates the need for a CRT display with storage for viewing images from line-scan reconnaissance ... View full abstract»

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  • A monolithic light-emitting-diode display

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s):1068 - 1073
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    A monolithic 5 × 7 array of planar diffused p-n junctions in GaAs1-xPx(x≃0.38) has been built for a light-emitting diode (LED) alphanumeric readout. A character formed by this readout is 0.246 cm high and 0.170 cm wide. The monolithic chip has all p-n junctions, n-contacts, p-contacts, interconnections and terminal metallurgy on the epitaxial layer which represents... View full abstract»

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  • Monolithic GaP green-emitting LED matrix-addressable arrays

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s):1074 - 1077
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    The fabrication and performance of matrix-addressable green-emitting monolithic light-emitting diode (LED) alphanumeric displays are described. Matrix addressability is achieved by p-n junction electrical isolation of n-type stripes of GaP in vapor-phase epitaxial n-epi/p-epi/n-substrate structures by a masked Zn diffusion. Each n-type stripe serves as the common cathode for the LED's in a given c... View full abstract»

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  • Recent developments in three-color plasma display panels

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s):1078 - 1081
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    This paper describes recent developments in the fabrication of three-color-phosphor plasma display panels that improve both electrical and optical performance. The electro-optical characteristics of panels incorporating a phosphor bar pattern are presented, including the properties of panels fabricated with a black, UV-absorbing material surrounding the phosphors. In addition, processes developed ... View full abstract»

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