Bistable liquid crystal device

Nigel Mottram (Inventor), Alison Ramage (Inventor), Gavin Kelly (Inventor), Andrew Davidson (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


A bistable liquid crystal device having liquid crystal molecules (10) in one or more cavities, at least one liquid crystal region of high distortion (100, 110) being formed in each cavity, these region(s) being switchable between bistable states on application of an electric field.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO 2006059128 A1
IPCG02F1/1333; G02F1/136; G02F1/139; G02F1/1337
Priority date3/12/04
Publication statusPublished - 8 Jun 2006



  • liquid crystal devices
  • liquid crystal distortion
  • bistable states

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Mottram, N., Ramage, A., Kelly, G., & Davidson, A. (2006). IPC No. G02F1/1333; G02F1/136; G02F1/139; G02F1/1337. Bistable liquid crystal device. (Patent No. WO 2006059128 A1).