News tagged with liquid crystal

Materials scientists watch electrons 'melt'

( -- When a skier rushes down a ski slope or a skater glides across an ice rink, a very thin melted layer of liquid water forms on the surface of the ice crystals, which allows for a smooth glide instead of a ...

dateNov 22, 2011 in General Physics
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Flowing structures in soft crystals

What is common to blood, ink and gruel? They are all liquids in which tiny particles are suspended – so called “colloids”. In some of these liquids, the particles form groups (clusters), which form regular ...

dateAug 08, 2011 in General Physics
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Fujitsu shows off next-gen color LCD eReader

( -- Currently the screens of e-readers come in two colors, black and white. While the Nook does have a color version out but that screen is an LCD and not an e-ink. While for a while that did create a debate ...

dateJul 11, 2011 in Hardware weblog
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The worlds smallest 3D HD display

( -- It seems like small displays are all of the rage these days, and they just keep getting more and more advanced. In October of last year Ortus Technology created a 4.8-inch liquid crystal display that showed ...

dateMay 16, 2011 in Hi Tech & Innovation weblog
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