Photonics and Display Group

Liquid Crystal Displays

 

Dr. Xinyu Zhu   ( Go to my personal webpage )

Research scientist

 

Phone:    (407) 823-4922

Fax:         (407) 823-6880

Email:      xzhu@mail.ucf.edu


College of Optics&Photonics / CREOL & FPCE

University of Central Florida

4000 Central Florida Blvd.

P.O. Box 162700

Orlando, Florida 32816-2700

 

 


 

Educational history

 

09/1996 - 07/2001

Ph.D. (Condensed Matter Physics), in North Liquid Crystal Engineering Research & Development Center, Changchun Institute of Optics, Fine Mechanics and Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

09/1992 - 07/1996

B.S. (Physics), Department of Physics, Jilin University, China

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Work experiences

 

12/2001 C present

Research scientist in College of Optics & Photonics/ CREOL & FPCE, University of Central Florida.

07/2001 - 11/2001

Research scientist in North Liquid Crytsal Engineering Research & Development Center,

Changchun Institute of Optics, Fine Mechanics and Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)

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Publications in peer reviewed journals

 

  1. Xinyu Zhu, Zhibing Ge, and Shin-Tson Wu, ^Analytical solutions for uniaxial-film compensated wide-view liquid crystal displays ̄, IEEE/OSA Journal of Display Technology, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 2-19 (2006). (Invited paper).
  2. Xinyu Zhu, Zhibing Ge, Thomas X. Wu, and Shin-Tson Wu, "Transflective liquid crystal displays", IEEE/OSA Journal of Display Technology, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 15-29 (2005). (Invited paper).
  3. Zhibing Ge, Thomas X. Wu, Xinyu Zhu, and Shin-Tson Wu, ^Reflective liquid crystal displays with asymmetric incidence and exit angles ̄, Journal of the Optical Society of America A, Vol. 22, pp.966-977 (2005).
  4. Qi Hong, Thomas X. Wu, Xinyu Zhu, Ruibo Lu, and Shin-Tson Wu, ^Extraordinarily high-contrast and wide-view liquid-crystal displays ̄, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 86, pp. 121107 (2005).
  5. Yi-Hsin Lin, Hongwen Ren, Kuan-Hsu Fan-Chiang, Wing-Kit Choi, Sebastian Gauza, Xinyu Zhu, and Shin-Tson Wu, ^Tunable-focus cylindrical liquid crystal lenses ̄ Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 44, pp. 243-244 (2005). (
  6. Yi-Pai Huang, Xinyu Zhu, Hongwen Ren, Qi Hong, Thomas X. Wu, Shin-Tson Wu, Meng-Xi Chan, She-Hong Lin, and Han-Ping D. Shieh, ^Full-color transflective cholesteric LCD with image-enhanced reflector ̄, Journal of the Society for Information Display, Vol. 12, pp. 417-422 (2004).
  7. Haiying Wang, Thomas X. Wu, Xinyu Zhu, and Shin-Tson Wu, "Correlations between liquid crystal director reorientation and optical response time of a homeotropic cell", Journal of Applied Physics, Vol.95, No.10, pp. 5502-5508 (2004).  (PDF.
  8. Qiong-hua Wang, Thomas X. Wu, Xinyu Zhu, and Shin-Tson Wu, "Achromatic polarization switch using a film-compensated twisted nematic liquid crystal cell", Liquid Crystals. Vol. 31, No.4, pp. 535-539 (2004).
  9. Xinyu Zhu and Shin-Tson Wu, ^Normally black reflective twisted-nematic cell for microdisplay application ̄, Journal of Applied Physics. Vol.95, No.12, pp. 7660-7664 (2004).
  10. Xinyu Zhu, Qi Hong, Yuhua Huang, and Shin-Tson Wu, ^Eigenmodes of a reflective twisted nematic liquid crystal cell ̄, Journal of Applied Physics. Vol.94, No.5, pp. 2868-2873 (2003).
  11. Yubao Sun, Zhidong Zhang, Hongmei Ma, Xinyu Zhu, and Shin-Tson Wu, ^Reflective in-plane-switching liquid crystal displays ̄, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol.93, pp. 3920-3925 (2003).
  12. Xinyu Zhu, Wing-Kit Choi, and Shin-Tson Wu, ^A simple method for measuring the cell gap of a reflective twisted-nematic liquid crystal display ̄, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, Vol.49, No.11, pp. 1863-1867 (2002).
  13. Yubao Sun, Zhidong Zhang, Hongmei Ma, Xinyu Zhu, and Shin-Tson Wu, ^Optimal rubbing angle for reflective in-plane switching liquid crystal displays ̄, Applied Physics Letters, Vol.81, No.26, pp. 4907-4909 (2002).
  14. Jianjun Li, Xinyu Zhu, Li Xuan, and Ximin Huang, ^"V-Shaped" Electro-Optic Characteristics in FLC Gels ̄, Ferroelectrics, Vol.277, pp. 85-105 (2002).
  15. Xinyu Zhu, Hai Jing, Zhongkai Wang, Zhihua Ling, and Ximin Huang, ^Threshold performance of homeotropic-twisted nemaitc liquid crystal display ̄, Chinese Journal of Liquid Crystals and Displays, Vol.16, No.2, pp. 97-103 (2001) (in Chinese).
  16. Xinyu Zhu, Hai Jing, Bailiang Yang, Li Xuan, Zhihua Ling, and Ximin Huang, ^Design of novel single polarizer reflective liquid crystal displays ̄, Chinese Journal of Liquid Crystals and Displays, Vol.15, No.3, pp. 185-191 (2000) (in Chinese).
  17. Xinyu Zhu, Weiqiang Wang, Zhihua Ling, Xibin Shao, and Ximin Huang, ^The bulge penomenon of TN-LCD ectro-optical performance curve ̄, Chinese Journal of Liquid Crystals and Displays, Vol.13, No.4, pp. 262-266 (1998) (in Chinese).

18.Xinyu Zhu, Hai Jing, Ximin Huang, and Kai Ma, ^Reflective phase change guest host type LCD ̄, Chinese Journal of Liquid Crystals and Displays, Vol.13, No.1, pp. 52-64 (1998) (in Chinese).

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Publications in conference proceedings

 

  1. Xinyu Zhu, Zhibing Ge, and Shin-Tson Wu, ^Analytical Solutions for the Wide-View LCDs with Uniaxial-Film Compensation ̄, 2006 Society for Information Display Digest of Technical Papers (San Francisco, California), pp. 1071-1074 (2006) (PDF file).
  2. Xinyu Zhu and Shin-Tson Wu, ^Super Wide View In-Plane Switching LCD with Positive and Negative Uniaxial A-Films Compensation ̄, 2005 Society for Information Display Digest of Technical Papers (Boston, Massachusetts), pp. 1164-1167 (2005) (PDF file).
  3. Yi-Pai Huang, Xinyu Zhu, Hong-Wen Ren, Qi Hong, Thomas X. Wu, Shin-Tson Wu, She-Hong Lin, and Han-Ping David Shieh, ^Full-Color Transflective Ch-LCD with Image-Enhanced Reflector ̄, 2004 Society for Information Display Digest of Technical Papers (Seattle, Washington), pp. 882-885 (2004) (PDF file).
  4. Xinyu Zhu and Shin-Tson Wu, ^Overview on transflective liquid crystal displays ̄, Proceedings of the 16th Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers & Electro-Optics Society (Tucson, Arizona), pp. 953-954 (2003) (Invited talk).
  5. Thomas X. Wu, Ruibo Lu, Qi Hong, Yuhua Huang, Xinyu Zhu, Zhibin Ge and Shin-Tson Wu, ^On the modeling of liquid crystal displays ̄, Proceedings of the 16th Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers & Electro-Optics Society (Tucson, Arizona), pp. 886-887 (2003) (Invited talk).
  6. Xinyu Zhu, Wing-Kit Choi and Shin-Tson Wu, ^Cell-gap measurement of twisted-nematic LCoS devices ̄, Proceedings of Microdisplay¨02 (Westerminster, Colorado), pp. 70-73 (2002) (PDF file).
  7. Xinyu Zhu, Hai Jing, Bailiang Yang, Zhihua Ling and Ximin Huang, ^Design of a novel single polarizer reflective liquid crystal display with low color dispersion ̄, Proceedings of the Sixth Asian Symposium on Information Display & Exhibition (ASID 2000, Xi¨an, China), pp.350-355 (2000).

8.  Xinyu Zhu, Sheng Wu, Hai Jing, Xibin Shao, Zhihua Ling and Ximin Huang, ^Optical design of color reflective liquid crystal displays ̄, Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 4147, pp.359-362 (1999).

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Issued China patents

 

  1. Xinyu Zhu, Zhihua Ling, Xibin Shao, Hai Jing, Weiqiang Wang, Ximin Huang, and Kai Ma, ^A novel liquid crystal display with wide viewing angle and uniform viewing angle characteristics ̄, China patent No. ZL98240617.7, issued on Jul. 16, 1999.
  2. Xinyu Zhu, Hai Jing, Chenwei Zhen, Bailiang Yang, Li Xuan, Zhihua Ling, and Ximin Huang, ^A new type of reflective liquid crystal display ̄, China patent No. ZL00208617.4, issued on Dec. 29, 2000.

3.  Hai Jing, Li Xuan, Tao Yu, Xinyu Zhu, Min Chen, Zhiwei Zhang, Chenwei Zhen, Haifeng Li, Xiaowen Xu, and Ximin Huang, ^A liquid crystal light switch with high contrast ratio and fast response time ̄, China patent No. ZL99251126.7, issued on Jul. 07, 2000.

 


 

Issued US patents

 

  1. Yi-Pai Huang, Xinyu Zhu, Shin-Tson Wu, and Han-Ping Shieh, ^Single cell gap transflective liquid crystal display with reflector above transmissive pixels ̄, US patent No. 6,801,281, issued on Oct. 5, 2004.
  2. Xinyu Zhu and Shin-Tson Wu, ^Broadband quarter-wave film device including in combination a chromatic half-wave film and a TN-LC polymeric film ̄, US patent No. 6,922,221, issued on Jun. 26, 2005.
  3. Shin-Tson Wu, Thomas X. Wu, Qi Hong, Xinyu Zhu and Ruibo Lu, ^Fast response in-plane switching PI-cell liquid crystal displays ̄, US patent No. 6,987,549, issued on Jan. 17, 2006.
  4. Shin-Tson Wu, Yi-Pai Huang, Xinyu Zhu, Hongwen Ren, and Thomas X. Wu, "Full color transflective cholesteric liquid crystal display with slant reflectors above transmissive pixels", US Patent No. 7,027,118, issued on Apr. 11, 2006.

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US patent applications

 

  1. Xinyu Zhu and Shin-Tson Wu, ^Multi-film compensated liquid crystal displays with initial homogeneous alignment ̄, US patent application, Serial No. 10/XXX,XXX, filed on 11/02/2004, Attorney¨s Docket No. UCF-469.
  2. Xinyu Zhu and Shin-Tson Wu, ^Improved bisector effect for low voltage and high contrast reflective liquid crystal projection displays ̄, US patent application, Serial No. 10/XXX,XXX, filed on 11/12/2004, Attorney¨s Docket No. UCF-466.
  3. Xinyu Zhu and Shin-Tson Wu, ^General film compensated reflective twisted nematic liquid crystal display ̄, US patent application, Serial No. 11/XXX,XXX, filed on 12/02/2004, Attorney¨s Docket No. UCF-467.
  4. Yuhua Huang, Shin-Tson Wu, Hongwen Ren, and Xinyu Zhu, ^Electrically tunable polarization-independent micro lens using polymer network twisted nematic liquid crystal ̄, Serial No. 10/XXX,XXX, filed on 06/18/2004, Attorney¨s Docket No. UCF-394.
  5. Shin-Tson Wu, Qiong-Hua Wang, Xinyu Zhu, Zhibing Ge, and Thomas X. Wu, ^Transflective LCD using multilayer dielectric transflector ̄, US patent application, Serial No. 10/XXX,XXX, filed on 08/13/2004, Attorney¨s Docket No. UCF-463.
  6. Xinyu Zhu, Zhibing Ge, and Shin-Tson Wu, ^Transflective liquid crystal display with vertical alignment ̄, US patent application, Serial No. 11/XXX,XXX, filed on 04/20/2005, Attorney¨s Docket No. UCF-544.
  7. Zhibing Ge, Xinyu Zhu, Shin-Tson Wu, and Thomas X. Wu, ^Liquid crystal display devices with high transmittance and wide viewing angle ̄, US patent application, Serial No. pending, filed on 11/21/2005, Attorney¨s Docket No. UCF-576.
  8. Ju-Hyun Lee, Xinyu Zhu, and Shin-Tson Wu, ^Transflective liquid crystal display system and operation method thereof ̄, US patent application, Serial No. pending, to be filed, Attorney¨s Docket No. pending.

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Referee for journal papers

 

  1. Optical Engineering
  2. Applied Optics (Information Processing)
  3. Japanese Journal Applied Physics
  4. Applied Physics Letter
  5. Journal of Lightwave Technology
  6. Journal of the Optical Society of America A
  7. Journal of Applied Physics
  8. Journal of Display Technology

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Website links

 

  1. Homepage of Photonics and Display Group
  2. Society for Information Display (SID)
  3. IEEE/OSA Journal of Display Technology

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Some LC and LCD related journal links

 

APL

JAP

JJAP

JSID

SID Digest of Technical Papers

JOSA A

JOSA B

Optics Express

Optics Letter

APS Journals (Phys. Rev.)

Applied Optics

IEEE/OSA JDT

IEEE Electron Devices

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