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Photonics and Display Group

Liquid Crystal Display

Haiwei Chen

Ph. D. student in Optics

Email: haiwei.chen@knights.ucf.edu

Office: Room 290, CREOL

Phone: (407) 823-6822

Fax: (407) 823-6880

 

University of Central Florida

College of Optics & Photonics: CREOL & FPCE

4000 Central Florida Blvd.

Orlando, Florida 32816-2700

 

 

Education:

08/2013-Present

Ph. D. in progress, CREOL, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, U.S.

09/2009-06/2013

Bachelor’s degree in Opto-electronic Information Engineering, School of Instrumentation Science and Opto-electronics Engineering, Beihang University, Beijing, China

 

Honors & Awards:

02/2017

SPIE-Newport Research Excellence Award

06/2016

SID Distinguished Student Paper Awards (1 as first author + 2 as coauthors)

06/2016

SID Student Travel Grant

06/2016

Graduate Presentation Fellowship, University of Central Florida

06/2015

SID Distinguished Student Paper Awards (1 as first author + 1 as coauthor)

06/2015

SID Student Travel Grant

06/2015

Graduate Presentation Fellowship, University of Central Florida

09/2013

CREOL Graduate Research Assistantship, University of Central Florida

04/2013

May 4th Youth Medal, Beihang University

09/2012

National Scholarship, China’s Ministry of Education

09/2011

National Scholarship, China’s Ministry of Education

09/2010

National Scholarship, China’s Ministry of Education

10/2011

Outstanding Student Leader, Beihang University

 

Leadership & Service:

09/2015 – 09/2016

President of Society for Information Display (SID) UCF Student Branch

09/2014 – 09/2015

Vice President of Society for Information Display (SID) UCF Student Branch

09/2013 – 09/2014

Webmaster of Society for Information Display (SID) UCF Student Branch

03/2010 – 03/2012

Committee Member of Capital Campus Press Union (CCPU)

03/2010 – 03/2012

President of students’ newspaper in Beihang University

 

Journal Publications:

1.       H. Chen, R. Zhu, J. He, W. Duan, W. Hu, Y.Q. Lu, M. C. Li, S. L. Lee, Y. Dong, and S. T. Wu, “Going beyond the limit of an LCD’s color gamut,” Light: Science and Applications (Nature family, Impact factor: 13.600) (Accepted, 2017).

2.      (Invited paper) H. Chen, J. He, and S. T. Wu, "Recent advances on quantum-dot-enhanced liquid crystal displays," IEEE J. Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 23(5), 1900611 (2017).  

3.      F. Gou, H. Chen, M. C. Li, S. L. Lee, and S. T. Wu, "Submillisecond-response liquid crystal for high-resolution virtual reality displays," Opt. Express 25(7), 7984-7997 (2017).

4.      H. Chen, R. Zhu, M. C. Li, S. L. Lee, and S. T. Wu, "Pixel-by-pixel local dimming for high-dynamic-range liquid crystal displays," Opt. Express 25(3), 1973-1984 (2017).

5.      Y. Huang, H. Chen, G. Tan, H. Tobata, S-I Yamamoto, E. Okabe, Y. F. Lan, C. Y. Tsai, and S. T. Wu, "Optimized blue-phase liquid crystal for field-sequential-color displays," Opt. Mater. Express 7(2), 641-650 (2017).

OSA News: http://www.osa.org/en-us/about_osa/newsroom/news_releases/2017/novel_liquid_crystal_could_triple_sharpness_of_tod/

6.      F. Peng, H. Chen, F. Gou, Y. H. Lee, M. Wand, M. C. Li, S. L. Lee, and S. T. Wu, "Analytical equation for the motion picture response time of display devices," J. Appl. Phys. 121, 023108 (2017).

7.      H. Chen, G. Tan, Y. Huang, Y. Weng, T. H. Choi, T. H. Yoon and S. T. Wu, "A low voltage liquid crystal phase grating with switchable diffraction angles," Sci. Rept. 7, 39923 (2017).

8.     H. Chen, F. Gou, and S. T. Wu, "A submillisecond-response nematic liquid crystal for augmented reality displays," Opt. Mater. Express 7(1), 195-201 (2017).

9.      H. Chen, R. Zhu, G. Tan, M.C. Li, S.-L. Lee, and S. T. Wu, "Enlarging the color gamut of liquid crystal displays with a functional reflective polarizer," Opt. Express 25(1), 102-111 (2017).

10.  H. Chen, Y.F. Lan, C. Y. Tsai, and S. T. Wu, "Low-voltage blue-phase liquid crystal display with diamond-shape electrodes," Liq. Cryst. 44, (2017).  DOI: 10.1080/02678292.2016.1264014

11.   H. Chen, F. Peng, F. Gou, Y. H. Lee, M. Wand, and S. T. Wu, “Nematic LCD with motion picture response time comparable to organic LEDs,Optica 3(9), 1033-1034 (2016).

12.  M. Hu, Z. An, J. Li, H. Chen, F. Peng, S. T. Wu, X. Wang and M. Li, “Low mid-infrared absorption tolane liquid crystals terminated by 2, 2-difluorovinyloxy: synthesis, characterization and properties,J. Mater. Chem. C. 4(22), 4939-4945 (2016).

13.  J. Li, W. Du, A. Gao, G. Bie, M. Hu, H. Chen, and S. T. Wu, “Enlarging the Kerr constant of polymer-stabilised blue phases with a novel chiral monomer,Liq. Cryst. 43(7), 937-943 (2016).

14.  F. Peng, F. Gou, H. Chen, Y. Huang, and S. T. Wu, “A submillisecond-response liquid crystal for color sequential projection displays,J. Soc. Inf. Disp. 24(4), 241-245 (2016).

15.   R. Zhu, H. Chen, T. Kosa, P. Coutino, G. Tan, and S. T. Wu, “High-ambient-contrast augmented reality with a tunable transmittance liquid crystal film and a functional reflective polarizer,J. Soc. Inf. Disp. 24(4), 229-233 (2016).

16.  H. Chen, Y. Weng, D. Xu, N.V. Tabiryan, and S. T. Wu, “Beam steering for virtual/augmented reality displays with a cycloidal diffractive waveplate,Opt. Express 24(7), 7287-7298 (2016).

17.   H. Chen, R. Zhu, Y. H. Lee, and S. T. Wu, “Correlated color temperature tunable white LED with a dynamic color filter,Opt. Express 24(6), A731-A739 (2016).

18.  H. Chen, R. Zhu, J. Zhu, and S. T. Wu, “A simple method to measure the twist elastic constant of a nematic liquid crystal,Liq. Cryst. 42(12), 1738-1742 (2015).

19.  H. Chen, F. Peng, M. Hu, and S. T. Wu, “Flexoelectric effect and human eye perception on the image flickering of a liquid crystal display,Liq. Cryst. 42(12), 1730-1737 (2015).

20. R. Zhu, Z. Luo, H. Chen, Y. Dong, and S.T. Wu, “Realizing Rec. 2020 color gamut with quantum dot displays,Opt. Express 23(18), 23680-23693 (2015).

21.  H. Chen, Z. Luo, R. Zhu, Q. Hong, and S. T. Wu, “Tuning the correlated color temperature of white LED with a guest-host liquid crystal,Opt. Express 23(10), 13060-13068 (2015).

22. F. Peng, Y. H. Lee, H. Chen, Z. Li, A. E. Bostwick, R. J. Twieg, and S. T. Wu, “Low absorption chlorinated liquid crystals for infrared applications,Opt. Mater. Express 5(6), 1281-1288 (2015).

23. H. Chen, M. Hu, F. Peng, J. Li, Z. An, and S. T. Wu, “Ultra-low viscosity liquid crystals,Opt. Mater. Express 5(3), 655-660 (2015).

24. H. Chen, Z. Luo, D. Xu, F. Peng, S.T. Wu, M.C. Li, S.L. Lee, and W.C. Tsai, “A fast-response A-film-enhanced fringe field switching liquid crystal display,Liq. Cryst. 42(4), 537-542 (2015).

25.  Z. Luo, H. Chen, Y. Liu, S. Xu, and S. T. Wu, “Color-tunable light emitting diodes based on quantum dot suspension,Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2845-2850 (2015).

26. Z. Luo, F. Peng, H. Chen, M. Hu, J. Li, Z. An, and S. T. Wu, “Fast-response liquid crystals for high image quality wearable displays,Opt. Mater. Express 5(3), 603-610 (2015).

27.  D. Xu, H. Chen, S. T. Wu, M.C. Li, S. L. Lee, and W. C. Tsai, “A fringe field switching liquid crystal display with fast grayscale response time,J. Display Technol. 11(4), 353-359 (2015).

28. F. Peng, D. Xu, H. Chen, and S. T. Wu, “A low voltage polymer network liquid crystal for infrared spatial light modulators,Opt. Express 23(3), 2361-2368 (2015).

29. F. Peng, H. Chen, S. Tripathi, R. J. Twieg, and S. T. Wu, “Fast-response infrared phase modulator based on polymer network liquid crystal,Opt. Mater. Express 5(2), 265-273 (2015).

30. D. Xu, F. Peng, H. Chen, J. Yuan, S. T. Wu, M. C. Li, S. L. Lee, and W. C. Tsai, “Image sticking in liquid crystal displays with lateral electric fields,J. Appl. Phys. 116, 193102 (2014).

31.  H. Chen, F. Peng, Z. Luo, D. Xu, S.T. Wu, M.C. Li, S. L. Lee, and W. C. Tsai, “High performance liquid crystal displays with a low dielectric constant material,Opt. Mater. Express 4(11), 2262-2273 (2014). (Top 15 most cited papers in Optical Materials Express in 2014-2016)

32. F. Peng, Y. Chen, J. Yuan, H. Chen, and S.T. Wu, “Low temperature and high frequency effects of polymer-stabilized blue phase liquid crystals with a large dielectric anisotropy,J. Mater. Chem. C. 2(18), 3597-3601 (2014).

33. X. Zhao, Z. Zheng, L. Liu, Q. Wang, H. Chen, and J. Liu, “Fast, long-scan-range pump-probe measurement based on asynchronous sampling using a dual-wavelength mode-locked fiber laser,” Opt. Express 20(23), 25584-25589 (2012).

Conference Proceedings:

1.      H. Chen, F. Gou, and S. T. Wu, “Submillisecond-response nematic LC for wearable displays,” SID Symp. Digest (2017).

2.      H. Chen, R. Zhu, M. C. Li, S. L. Lee, and S. T. Wu, “High dynamic range LCD with pixel-level local dimming,” SID Symp. Digest (2017).

3.      H. Chen, Y. F. Lan, C. Y. Tsai, and S. T. Wu, “Single-TFT-driving blue-phase LCD with diamond-shape electrodes,” SID Symp. Digest (2017).

4.      H. Chen, R. Zhu, G. Tan, M. C. Li, S. L. Lee, and S. T. Wu, “Wide-color-gamut LCD with a functional reflective polarizer,” SID Symp. Digest (2017).

5.      D. Wyatt, H. Chen, and S. T Wu, “Wide-color-gamut LCDs with Vivid Color LED technology,” SID Symp. Digest (2017).

6.      Y. H. Lee, H. Chen, R. Martinez, Y. Sun, S. Pang and S. T. Wu, “Multi-image plane display based on polymer-stabilized cholesteric texture,” SID Symp. Digest (2017).

7.      F. Peng, H. Chen, F. Gou, Y. H. Lee, M. Wand, M. C. Li, S. L. Lee, and S. T. Wu, “An LCD with submillisecond motion picture response time,” SID Symp. Digest (2017).

8.      J. He, H. Chen, H. Chen, Y. Wang, S T Wu, and Y. Dong, “Wide color gamut display based on ultrastable perovskite-polymer film and red QDs/phosphors,” SID Symp. Digest (2017).

9.      (Invited talk) H. Chen, F. Peng, F. Gou, M. Wand, and S. T. Wu, “Fast-response LCDs for virtual reality applications,” Proc. SPIE (Photonics West, 2017).

10.  (Distinguished student paper) H. Chen, F. Peng, M. Hu, and S. T. Wu, “Flexoelectric effect on image flickering of fringe field switching LCDs,” SID Symp. Digest 47, 274-277 (2016).

11.  H. Chen, R. Zhu, K. Käläntär, and S. T. Wu, “Quantum dot-enhanced LCDs with wide color gamut and broad angular luminance distribution,”SID Symp. Digest 47, 1413-1416 (2016).

12.  H. Chen, R. Zhu, Y. H. Lee, and S. T. Wu, “Correlated color temperature tunable WLED for smart lighting,” SID Symp. Digest 47, 46-49 (2016).

13.  (Distinguished student paper) F. Peng, H. Chen, F. Gou, Y. Huang, and S. T. Wu, “A submillisecond-response liquid crystal for color sequential projection displays,” SID Symp. Digest 47, 179-182 (2016).

14.  R. Zhu, Z. Luo, H. Chen, Y. Dong, and S. T. Wu, “Quantum dot LCDs for Rec. 2020,” SID Symp. Digest 47, 765-767 (2016).

15.  (Distinguished student paper) R. Zhu, H. Chen, G. Tan, T. Kosa, P. Coutino, and S. T. Wu, “A high-ambient-contrast augmented reality system,” SID Symp. Digest 47, 1025-1028 (2016).

16.  (Distinguished student paper) Z. Luo, F. Peng, H. Chen, M. Hu, J. Li, Z. An, and S. T. Wu, “High image quality wearable displays with a fast-response liquid crystal,” SID Symp. Digest 46, 1-4 (2015).

17.  H. Chen, F. Peng, S. T. Wu, M. Hu, J. Li, Z. An, M. C. Li, S. L. Lee, and W. C. Tsai, “Low dielectric constant materials for high performance LCDs,” SID Symp. Digest 46, 450-453 (2015).

18.  D. Xu, H. Chen, S. T. Wu, M. C. Li, S. L. Lee, and W. C. Tsai, “Fast-response fringe field switching LCD with patterned common electrode,” SID Symp. Digest 46, 652-655 (2015).

19.  (Distinguished student paper) H. Chen, Z. Luo,  D. Xu, F. Peng, S. T. Wu, M. C. Li, S. L. Lee, and W. C. Tsai, “A fast-response A-film-enhanced fringe field switching LCD,” SID Symp. Digest 46, 656-660 (2015).

20.  (Invited talk) H. Chen, Y. Gao and S. T. Wu “n-FFS vs. p-FFS: Who wins?” SID Symp. Digest 46, 735-738 (2015).

21.  D. Xu, F. Peng, H. Chen, J. Yuan, S. T. Wu, M. C. Li, S. L. Lee, and W. C. Tsai, “Image sticking reduction of fringe field switching LCDs,” SID Symp. Digest 46, 739-742 (2015).

22.  F. Peng, D. Xu, H. Chen, and S. T. Wu, “A low-voltage and fast-response infrared spatial light modulator,” SID Symp. Digest 46, 831- 834 (2015).

23.  F. Peng, Y. Chen, J. Yuan, H. Chen, S. T. Wu, and Y. Haseba, “Low temperature and high frequency effects on blue phase liquid crystals,” SID Symp. Digest 45, 164-167 (2014)

24.  H. Chen, Y. Wan, X. Zhao, and Z. Zheng, “Tuning dispersion of Bloch surface waveguide by changing the band structure”, Chinese Institute of Electronics Youth Conference (CIE_YC2012), Beijing, China.

Patents:

1.      H. Chen, S. T. Wu, Y. F. Lan, C. Y. Tsai, “Liquid crystal display systems and related methods with pixel elements driven at different frequencies,” US patent (2016, pending).

2.      H. Chen, S. T. Wu, W. Duan, M. C. Li, S. L. Lee, “Display devices and related methods involving patterned phase retarding,” US patent (2017, pending).

Journal Reviewer:

Optics Express, IEEE Photonics Journal, Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, Journal of Display Technology, Applied Optics

Research Tools:

Techwiz LCD, DIMOS, MATLAB, LightTools, TFCalc, Zemax

Hobbies:

Sleeping, Reading, Animation/Cartoon

Useful Links:

Prof. Wu’s Homepage, SID UCF Student Branch, CREOL