Dielectric Relaxation in Electrooptical Switching of Nematics

  • Lavrentovich, Oleg D. (Liquid Crystal Institute and Chemical Physics Interdisciplinary Program, Kent State University) ;
  • Wonderly, Hugh (Liquid Crystal Institute and Chemical Physics Interdisciplinary Program, Kent State University) ;
  • Gu, Mingxia (Liquid Crystal Institute and Chemical Physics Interdisciplinary Program, Kent State University) ;
  • Shiyanovskii, Sergei V. (Liquid Crystal Institute and Chemical Physics Interdisciplinary Program, Kent State University)
  • Published : 2008.10.13

Abstract

We describe how the phenomenon of dielectric dispersion in nematic liquid crystals influences the director dynamics and thus the switching speed of nematic-based displays.