The following papers appear in the May 2012 (Vol. 20/5) issue of JSID
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Contributed Papers

Active-Matrix Devices and Circuits

Modeling of current–voltage characteristics for double-gate a-IGZO TFTs and its application to AMLCDs
Gwanghyeon Baek and Jerzy Kanicki, University of Michigan, USA

Display Backlighting

Review Paper: Diffractive backlight technologies for mobile applications
Jyrki Kimmel, Nokia Research Center, Finland

Display Metrology

Evaluation of contrast metrics for liquid-crystal displays under different viewing conditions
Weige Lu and Haisong Xu, Zhejiang University, China; M. Ronnier Luo, University of Leeds, UK

Human Factors

LED-backlit computer screens influence our biological clock and keep us more awake
Matthias Bues, Achim Pross, and Oliver Stefani, Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering, Germany; Silvia Frey, Doreen Anders, Jakub Späti, Anna Wirz-Justice, Ralph Mager, and Christian Cajochen, University of Basel, Switzerland

Liquid-Crystal Technology

V-shaped electro-optical mode based on deformed-helix ferroelectric liquid crystal with subwavelength pitch
Eugene Pozhidaev and Vadim Molkin, P. N. Lebedev Physical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia; Vladimir Chigrinov, Anatoli Murauski, Du Tao, and Hoi-Sing Kwok, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

Projection Displays and Systems

Laser + LCOS projection-technology revolution
Karl M. Guttag, Independent Consultant, USA; Shawn Hurley, Syndiant, Inc., USA

3-D Displays and Systems

Psychophysical evaluations of a current multi-view 3-D display: Its advantages in glossiness reproduction
Yuichi Sakano and Hiroshi Ando, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan


The following papers appear in the June 2012 (Vol. 20/6) issue of JSID
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On proximity detection systems for pico-projectors
Edward Buckley, Pixtronix, Inc., USA

Driving waveforms based on powder charge for a quick-response liquid-powder display
Chang-Jing Yang and Yung-Fang Chen, National Central University, Taiwan

Contributed Papers

3-D Displays and Systems

Using cross-talk simulation to predict the performance of anaglyph 3-D glasses
Andrew J. Woods and Chris R. Harris, Curtin University, Australia

Special Section on Optically Isotropic Liquid Crystal and Devices


Effect of the grain size on hysteresis of liquid-crystalline Blue Phase I
Prasenjit Nayek, Heon Jeong, Shin-Woong Kang, and Seung Hee Lee, Chonbuk National University, Korea; Heung-Shik Park, Hyuck Jin Lee, and Hee Seop Kim, Samsung Electronics, Co., Ltd., Korea; Gi-Dong Lee, Dong-A University, Korea

Low-temperature-applicable polymer-stabilized blue-phase liquid crystal and its Kerr effect
Zhi-Gang Zheng, Hai-Feng Wang, and Dong Shen, East China University, China; Ge Zhu, Xiao-Wen Lin, Jia-Nan Li, Wei Hu, and Yan-Qing Lu, Nanjing University, P.R. China; Hong-Qing Cui, Infovision Optoelectronics Corp., P.R. China

A reflective polarizer-free display using dye-doped polymer-stabilized blue-phase liquid crystals
Yi-Hsin Lin, Hung-Shan Chen, and Tsung-Han Chiang, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

A viewing-angle-controllable blue-phase liquid-crystal display
Li-Wei Liu, Jian-Peng Cui, Da-Hai Li, and Qiong-Hua Wang, Sichuan University, China

Polarization-independent blue-phase liquid-crystal gratings driven by vertical electric field
Ge Zhu, Jia-nan Li, Xiao-wen Lin, Wei Hu, and Yan-qing Lu, Nanjing University, P.R. China; Hai-feng Wang, Zhi-gang Zheng, and Dong Shen; East China University of Science and Technology, P.R. China; Hong-qing Cui, Infovision Optoelectronics Corp., P.R. China

Low-voltage and high-transmittance blue-phase liquid-crystal device with slanted electrodes
Jian-Peng Cui, Feng Zhou, Chengqun Song, Quan-Min Zhong, and Qiong-Hua Wang, Sichuan University, China

Improvement of electro-optical properties of PSBP LCD using a double-sided IPS electrode
Hung-Chang Jau, Po-Hsuan Liao, Hsueh-Wen Li, and Tsung-Hsien Lin, National Sun Yat-Sun University, Taiwan; Hsu-Kuan Hsu, Chien-Hong Chen, and Chuan-Chung Wang, Chimei-Innolux Corp., Taiwan