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Deng-Ke Yang

Professor
Yang received his Ph.D. (1989) in Physics from University of Hawaii. He is a member of the Chemical Physics graduate faculty within LCI. His specialities include cholesteric liquid crystals, liquid crystal/polymer composites and electro-optic devices. He is co-inventor of bistable cholesteric display (BCD) technology, currently the world's most promising technology for electronic paper. 
Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities
Representative Publications

Book

D.-K. Yang and S.-T. Wu, “Fundamentals of liquid crystal devices,” John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., (2006).

S.-T. Wu, D.-K. Yang, Reflective Liquid Crystal Displays, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., (2001).

Chapters in book

D.-K. Yang, “Reflective cholesteric liquid crystal displays,” in Mobile Displays, ed. A. Bhowmik, Z. Li and P. J. Bos, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., (2008), Chapter 16, 443-466, Invited.

D.-K. Yang, L.-C. Chien, Y.K. Fung, "Polymer Stabilized Cholesteric Textures: Materials and Application,” in Liquid Crystals in Complex Geometries Formed by Polymer and Porous Networks, G.P. Crawford and S. Zumer, Eds. Taylor & Francis, London (1996), 5, 103-143. Invited.

D.-K. Yang, X.Y. Huang, Y.-M. Zhu, "Bistable Cholesteric Reflective Displays: Material and Drive Schemes," Ann. Rev. Mat. Sci., 27, 117-222 (1996). Invited

Papers published in refereed journals

Deng-Ke Yang, Book review of “Liquid crystal display” by E. Leuder, Liquid Crystal Today, 20, 62 (2011). doi:10.1080/1358314X.2011.563977

Timothy J. White , Seth A. Cazzell, Alexander S. Freer, Deng-Ke Yang, Ludmila Sukhomlinova, Linli Su , Tamas Kosa , Bahman Taheri , and Timothy J. Bunning, “Widely Tunable, Photoinvertible Cholesteric Liquid Crystals”, Advanced Materials, 23, 1389–1392 (2011). doi:10.1002/adma.201003577

M. Mathews, R. S. Zola, D.-K. Yang and Q. Li, “Thermally, photochemically and electrically switchable reflection colors from self-organized chiral bent-core liquid crystals,” Journal of Material Chemistry, 21, 2098-2103 (2011). doi:10.1039/C0JM03479G

Y.-C. Yang and D.-K. Yang, “Electro-optic Kerr effect in polymer-stabilized isotropic liquid crystals,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 98, 023502 (2011). doi:10.1063/1.3533396

M. Mathews, R. S. Zola, S. Hurley, D.-K. Yang, T. J. White, T. J. Bunning, and Q. Li, “Light-Driven Reversible Handedness Inversion in Self-Organized Helical Superstructures,” Journal of American Chemical Society, 132, 18361-18366 (2010). doi:10.1021/ja108437n

Ji Ma, Lei Shi, and Deng-Ke Yang, “Bistable Polymer Stabilized Cholesteric Texture Light Shutter,” Appl. Phys. Express, 3, 021702-021704 (2010). doi:10.1143/APEX.3.021702

Rui Bao, Cheng-Mei Liu, and Deng-Ke Yang, “Smart Bistable Polymer Stabilized Cholesteric Texture Light Shutter,” Appl. Phys. Express, 2, 112401-112403 (2009). doi:10.1143/APEX.2.112401

Y.-C. Yang and D.-K, Yang, “Analytic expressions of optical retardation of biaxial compensation films for liquid crystal display,” Journal of Optics A: Pure and Applied Optics, 11, 105502-105511 (2009). doi:10.1088/1464-4258/11/10/105502

Ji Ma, Shawn Hurley, Zhigang Zheng, Bo Jin and Deng-Ke Yang, “Investigation of alignment direction in wide view film and rubbing angle of twisted nematic liquid crystal display mode,” Liquid Crystals, 36, 487-492 (2009). doi:10.1080/02678290903026445

D.-K. Yang, K.-U. Jeong, S. Z. D. Cheng, “Structure of Liquid Crystal Droplets with Chiral Propeller Texture,” J. Phys. Chem. B, 112; 1358-1366 (2008). doi:10.1021/jp076719b

D.-K. Yang, “Review of operating principle and performance of polarizer free reflective liquid-crystal displays,” J. Soc. Inf. Display, 16, 117 (2008). doi:10.1889/1.2835017

D.-K. Yang, Y. Yin and H. Liu, “Nematic-isotropic phase transition of binary liquid crystal mixtures,” Liquid Crystals, 34, 605 (2007). doi:10.1080/13682820701262130

K.-U Jeong, A. J. Jing, B. Mansdor, M. J. Graham, D.-K. Yang, M. J. Graham, F. W. Harris and S. Z. D. Cheng, “Biaxial molecular arrangement of rod-disc molecule under electric field,” Chemical Materials, 19, 2921 (2007). doi:10.1021/cm070353y

K.-U Jeong, D.-K. Yang, M. J. graham, Y. Tu, S.W. Kuo, B. S. Knapp, F. W. Harris and S. Z. D. Cheng, “Construction of chiral propeller architectures from achiral molecules,” Advanced Materials, 18, 3229 (2006). doi:10.1002/adma.200601338

D-K, Yang, “Flexible bistable cholesteric reflective displays,” J. Display Technology, 2, 32-37 (2006). doi:10.1109/JDT.2005.861595

F. Zhou and D.-K. Yang, “Analytical solution of film compensated bistable twisted nematic liquid crystal displays,” J. Display Tech., 1, 217 (2005). doi:10.1109/JDT.2005.858870

J. J. Ge, S.-C. Hong, B. Y. Tang, C. Y. Li, D. Zhang, F. Bai, B. Mansdorf, F. W. Harris, D. Yang, Y.-R. Shen, and S. Z. D. Cheng, “Assembly of photopolymerizable discostic molecules on an aligned polyimide layer surface to form a negative retardation film with an oblique optical axis,” Advanced Functional Materials, 13, 718-725 (2003). doi:10.1002/adfm.200304365

D.-K. Yang, “A Simulation Study of a Liquid Crystal Optical Switch Based on Total Internal Reflection,” J. Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt. 5, 402-407 (2003). doi:10.1088/1464-4258/5/4/316

F. Zhang, D.-K. Yang, “Dynamics of Evolution of Disclinations in Cholesteric Liquid Crystals,” Phys. Rev. E. 66, 041701 (2002). doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.66.041701

F. Zhang, D.-K. Yang, “Temperature-Dependence of Pitch and Twist Elastic Constant in Cholesteric to Smectic A Phase Transition,” Liq. Cryst.. 29, 1497-1501 (2002). doi:10.1080/0267829021000041477

F. Zhou, D.-K. Yang, “Simulation Study of an E-Beam Addressed Liquid Crystal Display for Projection,” J. of Information Display, 3, 8-12 (2002). doi:10.1080/15980316.2002.9651902

R.Q. Ma, D.-K. Yang, " Freedericksz Transition in Polymer Stabilized Nematic Liquid Crystals,” Phys. Rev. E. 61, 1567-1573 (2000). doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.61.1567

D.-K. Yang, X.-D. Mi, “Modeling of the Reflection of Cholesteric Liquid Crystals Using Jones Matrix,” J. Phys. D. 33, 672-676 (2000). doi:10.1088/0022-3727/33/6/313

M. Xu, D.-K. Yang, “Electro-Optical Properties of Dual-Frequency Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Reflective Display and Drive Scheme,” Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 38, 6827-6830 (2000).

W.G. Jang, R.-P. Sun, RJ. Twieg, D.-K. Yang, “Dichroic Dye-Doped Bistable Polymer-stabilized Cholesteric-Texture Light Valve,” J. SID. 8, 73-77 (2000). doi:10.1889/1.1828705

Y.M. Zhu, D.-K. Yang, "Observation of Pattern Evolution During Homeotropic-Focal Conic Transition in Cholesteric Liquid Crystals," Phys. Rev. Lett., 82, 4855-4858 (1999). doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.82.4855

R.Q. Ma, D.-K. Yang, "Optimization of Polymer Stabilized Bistable Black-White Cholesteric Reflective Display," J. SID. 7/1, 61-65 (1999). doi:10.1889/1.1985272

J.V. Gandhi, X.-D. Mi, D.-K. Yang, "Effect of Surface Alignment on the Configurational Transitions in Cholesteric Liquid Crystals," Phys. Rev. E, 57, 6761-6766 (1998). doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.57.6761

O.D. Lavrentovich, D.-K. Yang, "Cholesteric Cellular Patterns with Electric-Field -Controlled Line Tension," Phys. Rev. E, 57, Rapid Communications, R6269-6272 (1998). doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.57.R6269

M. Xu, F.D. Xu, D.-K. Yang, "Effects of Cell Structure on the Reflection of Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Display," J. Appl. Phys., 83, 1938-1955 (1998). doi:10.1063/1.366918

X.-D. Mi, D.-K. Yang, "Capillary Filling of Nematic Liquid Crystals," Phys. Rev. E, 58, 1992-2000 (1998). doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.58.1992

R.E. Kraig, P.L. Taylor, R.Q. Ma, D.-K. Yang, "Nematic Order in Polymer Stabilized Liquid Crystal," Phys. Rev. E. 58, 4594-4597 (1998). doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.58.4594

R.Q. Ma, D.-K. Yang, "Polymer Stabilized Cholesteric Texture Reverse-Mode Light Shutter: Cell design," J. SID, 6/2, 125-130 (1998). doi:10.1889/1.1985217

M. Xu, D.-K. Yang, "Dual Frequency Cholesteric Light Shutters," Appl. Phys. Lett., 70, 720-723 (1997). doi:10.1063/1.118261

Y. K. Fung, A. Borstnik, S. Zumer, D.-K. Yang, J.W. Doane, "Pretransitional Nematic Ordering in Liquid Crystals with Dispersed Polymer Networks," Phys. Rev. E, 55, 1637-1654 (1997). doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.55.1637

A.Y. Fuh, J.W. Doane, D.-K. Yang, L.C. Chien, "Correlation of Electro-optical and Raman Characteristics of Polymer-Stabilized Cholesteric Texture Films," Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst., 304, 65-77 (1997). doi:10.1080/10587259708046944

X.-Y. Huang, J.W. Doane, D.-K. Yang, "The Transient Response and Dynamic Drive of Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Displays," J. SID, 5/3, 179-187 (1997). doi:10.1889/1.1985151

R.-M. Ho, Y. Yoon, M. Leland, S. Cheng, D.-K. Yang, V. Percec, P. Chu, "Phase Identification in a Series of Liquid Crystalline TPP Polyethers and Copolyethers Having Highly Ordered Mesophase Structure," Macromolecules, 29, 4528-4535 (1996). doi:10.1021/ma9600318

W.D. St. John, W.J. Fritz, Z.J. Lu, D.-K. Yang, "Optical Properties of Bistable Cholesteric Reflective Displays," Phys. Rev. E, 51, 1191-1198 (1995). doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.51.1191

Y.K. Fung, D.-K. Yang, Y. Sun, L.C. Chien, S. Zumer, J.W. Doane, "Polymer Networks Formed in Liquid Crystals," Liq. Cryst., 19, 797-901 (1995). doi:10.1080/02678299508031102

X-Y. Huang, D.-K. Yang, J.W. Doane, "Transient Dielectric Study of Bistable Reflective Cholesteric Displays and Design of Rapid Drive Scheme," Appl. Phys. Lett. 67, 1211-1213 (1995). doi:10.1063/1.115010

L.C. Chien, M.F. Nabor, U. Muller, N. Leroux, D.-K. Yang, J.W. Doane, M.N. Walz, C.M. Citano, "Recent Advance in Materials for Polymer Stabilized Liquid Crystals," Polym. Mat. Sci. Eng. 72, 492 (1995).

X-Y. Huang, D.-K. Yang, P.J. Bos, J.W. Doane, "Dynamic Drive for Bistable Cholesteric Displays: a Rapid Addressing Scheme," J. SID 3/4, 165-168 (1995). doi:10.1889/1.1984960

D.-K. Yang, J.L. West, L.C. Chien, J.W. Doane, "Control of the Reflectivity and Bistability in Displays Based on Cholesteric Liquid Crystals," J. Appl. Phys., 76, 1331-1333 (1994). doi:10.1063/1.358518

D.-K. Yang, J.W. Doane, Z. Yaniv, J. Glasser, "Cholesteric Reflective Display: Drive Scheme and Contrast," Appl. Phys. Lett., 64, 1905-1907 (1994). doi:10.1063/1.111738

Z.J. Lu, D.-K. Yang, "Effects of Chiral Adopant on the Performance of PDLC," Appl. Phys. Lett., 65, 505-507 (1994). doi:10.1063/1.112984

Papers published in refereed proceedings

Rafael Zola, Shaw Hurley and Deng-Ke Yang and Chris Mullin, “Liquid Crystal Display Response Time Improvement by Using the Natural Chiral Molecule D-Limonene,” SID Intl Symp. Digest Tech. Papers, XXXXI, 1762-1765 (2010).

Shaw Hurley, Deng-Ke Yang and Chris Mullin, “The Scattering Profile of Polymer Stabilized Cholesteric Texture Displays,” SID Intl Symp. Digest Tech. Papers, XXXXI, 293-296 (2010).

Young-Cheol Yang and Deng-Ke Yang, “Drawing-Induced Biaxiality Change from a Positive C to a Negative A Plate and Its Application in Wide Viewing Angle IPS LCDs,” SID Intl Symp. Digest Tech. Papers, XXXXI, 495-498 (2010).

Young-Cheol Yang and Deng-Ke Yang, “Optical Compensation Schemes of Biaxial Nematic Liquid Crystal Displays for Wide Viewing Angle Performance,” SID Intl Symp. Digest Tech. Papers, XXXIX, 1567-1570 (2009).

Young-Cheol Yang and Deng-Ke Yang, “Wider Viewing Angle in In-Plane Switching Mode Liquid Crystal Displays by Self-Compensated Phase Retardation Films,” SID Intl Symp. Digest Tech. Papers, XXXX, 1563-1566 (2009).

Ji Ma, Sarah Hicks, Shawn Hurley and Deng-Ke Yang, “Effect of Pressure on Polymer Stabilized Cholesteric,” SID Intl Symp. Digest Tech. Papers, XXXX, 1532-1535 (2009).

Shawn Hurley, Ji Ma and Deng-Ke Yang, A Flexible Display Using Dye-Doped PSCT,” SID Intl Symp. Digest Tech. Papers, XXXX, 1520-1523 (2009).

Young-Cheol Yang, Rui Bao, Kexuan Li and Deng-Ke Yang, “Sub-Millisecond Liquid Crystal Mode Utilizing Electro-Optic Kerr Effect Comprising Polymer-Stabilized Isotropic Liquid Crystals,” SID Intl Symp. Digest Tech. Papers, XXXX, 586-589 (2009).

Y.-C. Yang and D.-K. Yang, “Achromatic reduction of light leakage in reflective LCDs by self-compensated phase retardation (SPR) film,” Conference Record of International Display Research Conference, 249-252 (2008).

Y.-C. Yang and D.-K. Yang, “Simulation study and design of biaxial nematic liquid crystal displays,” Conference Record of International Display Research Conference, 179-182 (2008).

S. Hurley, Y-C. Yang and D.-K. Yang, J. Shi and C. Mullin, “Driving dynamics of VA-LCDS with small pretilt angles,” Conference Record of International Display Research Conference,  164-167 (2008).

S. Hicks, Y.-C. Yang and D.-K. Yang, “Stability and performance of OCB in transflective display,” Conference Record of International Display Research Conference, 7-10 (2008).

Y.-C. Yang and D.-K. Yang, “Achromatic reduction of off axis light leakage in LCDs by self-compensated phase retardation (SPR) film,” SID Intl Symp. Digest Tech. Papers, XXXIX, 1955-1958 (2008).

S. Hurley and D.-K. Yang, Jianru Shi and Chris Mullin, “A Systematic Optimization of Normal-White STN-LCDs,” SID Intl Symp. Digest Tech. Papers, XXXVIII, 475-478 (2007).

D.-K. Yang, F. Zhou, S. Hurley and L. Shi, “An analytic approach in designing film STN LCDs,” Conference Record of International Display Research Conference, 235-238 (2006).

D.-K. Yang, F. Zhou, S. Hurley and L. Shi, “An analytical approach in designing film STN LCDs,” Conf. Rec. 26th Intl. Display Research Conference, 235-238 (2006).

F. Zhou and D.-K. Yang, “Design of transflective bistable twisted nematic LCD,” SID Intl Symp. Digest Tech. Papers, XXXVII, 825-828 (2006).

F. Zhou and D.-K. Yang, “Optimization of film compensated reflective bistable TN displays,” SID Intl Symp. Digest Tech. Papers, XXXVI, 714-717 (2005).

D.-K. Yang, “Effects of cell structure on a liquid crystal optical switch based on internal reflection,” Proc. SPIE, 5289, 161-169 (2004).

F. Zhou and D.-K. Yang, “Polymer stabilized Electrically controlled birefringence transreflective liquid crystal display,” SID Intl Symp. Digest Tech. Papers, XXXV, 38-41 (2004).

F. Zhou, D.-K. Yang, “Wavelength Divided Trans-Reflective Liquid Crystal Display,” SID Intnl. Digest Tech. Papers, XXXIV, 82-85 (2003).

D.-K. Yang, Z.J. Lu, L.C. Chien, J.W. Doane, “Bistable Polymer Dispersed Cholesteric Reflective Display,” SID Intnl. Digest Tech. Papers, XXXIV, 959-961 (2003).

H. Kubota, D.-K. Yang, T. Uemura, Y. Takuba, J.R. Kelly, “Simulation Study of Light Emission of a Backlight System with a Broad Band Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Polarizer,” SID Intnl. Digest Tech. Papers, XXXIII, 333-335 (2002).

F. Zhang, D.-K. Yang, “Polymer Stabilized Cholesteric Dichroic Dye Displays,” SID Intnl. Digest Tech. Papers, XXXIII, 469-471 (2002).

D.-K. Yang, “Optical Properties and Drive Schemes of Bistable Reflective Cholesteric Displays,” Proc. Of China Flat Panel displays’2002, 20-23 (2002).

A. Khan, N. Miller, F. Nicholson, R. Armbruster, J.W. Doane, D. Wang, D.-K. Yang, “Dynamically Driven Polymer Stabilized Black and White Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Display,” Proc. Intl. Display Workshop, 1348-1352 (2002).

W.G. Jang, D.-K. Yang, “Optimization of Dichroic Dye-Doped Bistable Polymer-Stabilized Cholesteric-Texture Light Valve,” Proc. 1st International. Meeting on Information Display, 20 (2001).

X.-D. Mi, D.-K. Yang, “Ionic Effects in Bistable Reflective Cholesteric Liquid Crystals,” SID Intnl. Digest Tech. Papers, XXXI, 823-825 (2000).

R.-P. Sun, D.-K. Yang, “Fast Drive Scheme for Polymer Stabilized Cholesteric Texture Display,” Conf. Rec. 20th Intl. Display Research Conference, 34-37 (2000).

M. Xu, D.-K. Yang, "Dual Frequency Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Reflective Display," Proceedings of SPIE, 3635, 80-85 (1999).

X.-D. Mi, M. Xu, D.-K. Yang, P.J. Bos, "Effects of Pretilt Angle on Electro-Optical Properties of Pi-Cell LCDs," SID Intnl. Digest Tech. Papers, XXX, 24-27 (1999).

R. Su, W. Jang, D.-K. Yang, "Optimization of Polymer Stabilized Cholesteric Texture Materials for High-Brightness Projection Displays," SID Intnl. Digest Tech. Papers, XXX,652-655 (1999).

M. Xu, D.-K. Yang, "Optical Properties of the Gray-Scale States of Cholesteric Reflective Displays," SID Intnl. Digest Tech. Papers, XXX, 950-953 (1999).

B. Taheri, J.L. West, D.K. Yang, " Recent Development in Bistable Cholesteric Displays," Proc. of SPIE, 3297, 115-121 (1998).

J. Gandhi, D.-K. Yang, "Temperature Compensation of the Dynamic Drive Scheme for Bistable Cholesteric Displays," SID Intnl. Digest Tech. Papers, XXIX, 794-797 (1998).

Y.-M. Zhu, D.-K. Yang, "Cumulative Drive Scheme for Bistable Reflective Cholesteric Lcds," SID Intnl. Digest Tech. Papers, XXIX, 798-801 (1998).

X.-Y. Huang, N. Miller, A. Khan, D. Davis, J.W. Doane, D.-K. Yang, "Gray Scale of Bistable Reflective Cholesteric Displays," SID Intnl. Digest Tech. Papers, XXIX, 810-813 (1998).

X.-D. Mi, D.-K. Yang, "Cell Designs for Fast Reflective Cholesteric LCDS," SID Intnl. Digest Tech. Papers, XXIX, 909-912 (1998).

M. Xu, D.-K. Yang, J. Bos, X. Jin, F. W. Harris, S. Z. D. Cheng, "Very High Pretilt Alignment and its Application in Pi-Cell LCDs," SID Intnl. Digest Tech. Papers, XXIX, 139-141 (1998).

J. Gandhi, D.-K. Yang, X.-Y. Huang, N. Miller, "Gray Scale Drive Schemes for Bistable Cholesteric Reflective Displays," Proc. Asia Display' 98, 127-130 (1998).

R.Q. Ma, D.-K. Yang, " Polymer Stabilized Bistable Black-White Cholesteric Reflective Display," SID Intnl. Digest Tech. Papers XXVIII, 101-104 (1997).

Y.-M. Zhu, D.-K. Yang, "High Speed Dynamic Drive Scheme for Bistable Reflective Cholesteric Displays,", SID Intnl. Digest Tech. Papers XXVIII, 97-100 (1997).

X.-Y. Huang, D.-K. Yang, M. Stefanov, J.W. Doane, "High-Performance Dynamic Drive Scheme for Bistable Reflective Cholesteric Displays," SID Intnl. Digest Tech. Papers XXVII, 359-362 (1996).

W. Sautter, R. Bunz, R. Harjung, E. Lueder, D.-K. Yang, J.W. Doane, "A Reflective Mim-Addressed Psct Display Suited for Video Application," Proc. Eurodisplay '96, 523-526 (1996).

D.-K. Yang, Z.-J. Lu, "Switching Mechanism of Bistable Cholesteric Reflective Displays," SID Intnl. Digest Tech. Papers XXVI, 351-354 (1995).

X.-Y. Huang, D.-K. Yang, P. Bos, J.W. Doane, "Dynamic Drive for Bistable Reflective Cholesteric Displays: A Rapid Addressing Scheme," SID Intnl. Digest Tech. Papers XXVI, 347-350 (1995).

Z.-J. Lu, W.D. St. John, X.-Y. Huang, D.-K. Yang, J.W. Doane, "Surface Modified Reflective Cholesteric Displays," SID Intnl. Digest Tech. Papers XXVI, 172-175 (1995).

M. Pfeiffer, D.-K Yang, J.W. Doane, R. Bunz, E. Luder, "A High Information Content Reflective Cholesteric Display," SID Intnl. Digest Tech. Papers XXVI, 706-709 (1995).

Z. Yaniv, C. Catchpole, M. H. Lu, R. Bunz, E. Lueder, M. Pfeiffer, D.-K. Yang, J. W. Doane, "Electronic Newspaper Display," Proc. Asia Display' 95, 113-116 (1995).

J.W. Doane, D.-K. Yang, M. Pfeiffer, "Polymer Modified and Stabilized Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Materials for Flat Panel Application," Proc. Macromol. Symp., 96, 51 (1995).

D.-K. Yang, Y.-M. Zhu, C. Boulic, "Effect of Dichroic Dye on Polymer Stabilized Cholesteric Texture Light Shutter," Proc. Asia Display' 95, 51-54 (1995).

M. Pfeiffer, Y. Sun, D.-K. Yang, J.W. Doane, W. Sautter, E. Lueder, Z. Yaniv, "Design of PSCT Materials for MIM Addressing," SID Intnl. Digest Tech. Papers XXV, 837-840 (1994).

W.J. Fritz, W.D. St. John, D.-K. Yang, J.W. Doane, "Reflective Color of PSCT Displays," SID Intnl. Digest Tech. Papers XXV, 841-844 (1994).

J.W. Doane, W.D. St. John, Z.J. Lu, D.-K. Yang, "Stabilized and Modified Cholesteric Liquid Crystals for Reflective Displays," Proc. Intnl. Display Res. Conf., 65-68 (Oct. 1994).

Papers published in un-refereed proceedings

L.V. Natarajan, J.R. Voss, V.P. Tondiglia, D.-K Yang, T.J. White, and T.J. Bunning, “Non-symmetric broadening of the reflection notch in polymer stabilized cholesteric liquid crystals,” Proc. SPIE,  7775, 77750Z (2010).

D.-K. Yang, F. Zhou, “Wavelength Divided Trans-Reflective Liquid Crystal Displays,” Proceeding of International Meeting on Information Display, 309-310 (2003).

D.-K. Yang, A. Khan, J.W. Doane, “Cholesteric Liquid for Reflective Displays,” Proceedings of International. Mini-Conference on Information Electronics System, 161-163 (2003).

R.Sun, D.-K. Yang, "A Novel Drive Scheme for Polymer Stabilized Cholesteric Texture Display," ALCOM Tech Report XI, 7113-117 (2000).

F. Zhang, J. Kim, M. Neubert, D.-K. Yang, "Polymer Stabilized Cholesteric Dichroic Dye Displays," ALCOM Tech Report XI, 119-126 (2000).

R. Chen, D.-K. Yang, "Electro-Optical Properties of Polymer Stabilized Cholesteric Texture Normal-Mode Light Shutter from Flexible Monomers," ALCOM Tech Report XI, 223-229 (2000).

R. Sun, D.-K. Yang, “Polymer Stabilized Cholesteric Texture Materials for Projection Display,” ALCOM Technical Jrnl, X, 19-26 (1999).

R.-Q. Ma, D.-K. Yang, “SEM Study of the Polymer Network Formed in Liquid Crystals,” ALCOM Technical Jrnl, X, 73-78 (1999).

S. Gu, R. J. Twieg, R. Ma, D.-K. Yang, “Phenylglyoxylate Liquid Crystal: Synthesis, Mesogenic Properties and Application as Free-Radical Photoinitiator,” ALCOM Technical Jrnl, X, 157-162 (1999).

O.D. Lavrentovich, D.-K. Yang, "Oily Streaks in Cholesteric Planar-Focal Conic Transition," ALCOM Technical Jrnl IX, 11-22 (1997).

X.-D. Mi, J. V. Gandhi, D.-K. Yang, "Effects of Surface Anchoring on the Homeotropic-Planar Transition in Cholesteric Liquid Crystals," ALCOM Technical Jrnl IX, 23-32 (1997).

R.-Q. Ma, D.-K. Yang, "Fast Polymer Stabilized Cholesteric Texture Normal-Mode Light Shutter," ALCOM Technical Jrnl IX, 51-60 (1997).

M. Xu, D.-K. Yang, "Fast Switching Method for Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Light Shutters," ALCOM Technical Jrnl IX, 61-68 (1997).

R. E. Kraig, P. L. Taylor, R.-Q. Ma, D.-K. Yang, "Nematic Order in Polymer Stabilized Liquid Crystals," ALCOM Technical Jrnl IX, 73-78 (1997).

R.M. Ho, Y. Yoon, F. Li, F.W. Harris, S.Z.D. Cheng, D.-K. Yang, V. Percec, P. Chu, "Surface Induced Orientation and Order in a Series of Main-Chain Liquid Crystalline Polyethers," ALCOM Technical Jrnl VIII, 75-82 (1996).

Y.M. Zhu, D.-K. Yang, "Pattern Formation in Homeotropic-Focal Conic Transition of Cholesteric Liquid Crystal with Dispersed Polymer Network," ALCOM Tech. Jrnl. VII, 128-135 (1995).

D.-K. Yang, Z.J. Lu, P. Palffy-Muhoray, "Dynamics of Relaxation from Field-Induced Homeotropic State in Cholesteric Liquid Crystals," ALCOM Tech. Jrnl. VII, 13-29 (1995).

W.D. St. John, W.J. Fritz, Z.-J. Lu, D.-K. Yang, "Optical Properties of Bistable Cholesteric Reflective Displays," ALCOM Tech. Jrnl. V, 124-135 (1994).

M. Pfeiffer, D.-K. Yang, J.W. Doane, R. Bunz, E. Lueder, C. Catchpole, Z. Yaniv, "A 14-Inch Truly Reflective Psct Display: The Viewer," ALCOM Tech. Jrnl. V, 120-123 (1994).

M. Pfeiffer, Y. Sun, D.-K. Yang, J.W. Doane, W. Sautter, V. Hochholzer, E. Ginter, E. Lueder, "PSCT-AM-MIM Display Prototypes," ALCOM Tech. Jrnl. V, 115-119 (1994).

Z.Z. Zhong, D.E. Schuele, D.-K. Yang, "Polymer Stabilized Cholesteric Texture: An Electrical Aspect," ALCOM Tech. Jrnl. V, 89-91 (1994).

X-Y. Huang, D.-K. Yang, "Dynamic Dielectric Study of Transitions from Homeotropic State of Cholesteric Liquid Crystals," ALCOM Tech. Jrnl. VI, 122-129 (1994).

Z.Z. Zhong, D.E. Schuele, D.-K. Yang, "Polymer Stabilized Cholesteric Texture: A Dynamic Aspect," ALCOM Tech. Jrnl. VI, 68-74 (1994).

Y.K. Fung, Y. Sun, M. T. Pfeiffer, D.-K. Yang, J.W. Doane, "Polymer Stabilized Cholesteric Texture Light Valves," ALCOM Tech. Jrnl. VI, 52-56 (1994).

D.E. Schuele, Z.Z. Zhong, D.-K. Yang, "Electric Behavior of a PSCT System During Photo-Polymerization," ALCOM Tech. Jrnl. VI, 33-42 (1994).

Z.-J. Lu, D.-K. Yang, J.W. Doane, "Surface Modified Bistable Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Reflective Display," ALCOM Tech. Jrnl. VI, 115-121 (1994).

Y.K. Fung, D.-K. Yang, Y. Sun, L.C. Chien, S. Zumer, J.W. Doane, "Polymer Networks Formed in Liquid Crystals," ALCOM Tech. Jrnl. VI, 11-18 (1994).

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