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Degree
Master
Standard Academic Year
Course delivery methods
face-to-face
Subject
Engineering & technology
Program
School
College of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Department
Campus
Classroom
Course Offering Year
Course Offering Month
September - November
Weekday and Period
Thursday 89X
Capacity
Credits
3
Language
English
Course Number
OE5011

Introduction to Liquid Crystals National Taiwan University

Course Overview

THIS INTRODUCTORY COURSE FOCUSES ON THE FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF LIQUID CRYSTALS AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAYS (LCDS). IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH A SOLID BACKGROUND IN VARIOUS ASPECTS (INCLUDING MATERIALS, DEVICE PRINCIPLES, ELECTRO-OPTIC EFFECTS & OPTICS OF LCDS) OF THIS INTERDISCIPLINARY SUBJECT. BELOW IS A BRIEF OUTLINE OF THIS COURSE: 1) LIQUID CRYSTAL MATERIAL PROPERTIES 2) LIQUID CRYSTAL PHYSICAL & OPTICAL PROPERTIES 3) PRINCIPLES OF TN AND STN LCDS (INCLUDING OPTICS OF LCDS) 4) PRINCIPLES OF OTHER LIQUID CRYSTAL ELECTRO-OPTIC EFFECTS & DISPLAYS 5) INTRODUCTION TO THIN-FILM-TRANSISTOR LIQUID-CRYSTAL-DISPLAYS (TFT-LCDS)

Learning Achievement

Competence

Course prerequisites

1) OPTICS OF LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAYS, BY P. YEH & C. GU (WILEY, 1999) 2) LIQUID CRYSTALS: APPLICATIONS AND USES, EDITED BY B. BAHADUR (WORLD SCIENTIFIC 1991) 3) REFLECTIVE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAYS, BY S.T. WU & D.K. YANG (WILEY, 2002) 4) INTRODUCTION TO LIQUID CRYSTALS, BY P.COLLINGS AND M. HIRD (TAYLOR & FRANCIS, 1997) 3) GRADING: HOMEWORK 20%, MIDTERM EXAM 40%, FINAL EXAM 40%

Grading Philosophy

Course schedule

Course type

Online Course Requirement

Instructor

WING-KIT CHOI

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