Visions 8: Flat screen displays
Everyone wants affordable flat screen TVs and computer monitors but which technology will they be based on?
One of the hottest markets driving physics research is the demand for a perfect visual display.
People want, for example, large, thin, lightweight screens for high-definition TV and outside displays, very highresolution flat computer monitors that are robust and use little power, and mobile phones with colourful micro-displays that are ‘bistable’ – which means they remain visible when switched off.
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