Thursday, December 22, 2011

US Patent 8081287 - LCD with CNT heater

The switching voltage of LCDs is sensitive to temperature and a heating layer is used to maintain a consistent temperature. This patent from Hon Hai Precision includes basic claims for using carbon nanotubes in the heating layer to improve efficiency. Claim 1 reads:

1. A liquid crystal display comprising:

at least one heating element located on at least one of a first substrate and a second substrate comprising at least one carbon nanotube structure.

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