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Solubilized Squarylium Dyes for Liquid Crystal Displays

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000055290D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Cheng, YY Lowe, AC [+details]

Abstract

We have found a new class of dyes for use in liquid crystal displays (LCDs). They have the general formula: (see original) together with existing data on Lambda(max), solubility and order parameter. When dissolved in liquid crystal, these dyes have a blue color. The material E37 referred to in the table is a commercially available liquid crystal mixture from British Drug House.