Display Systems

Pre-Requisite : None
Contact Hours and Credits : ( 3 -0- 0 ) 3

Objective : 

To expose the students to the basics of the display systems and to illustrate the current design practices of the display systems.

Topics Covered :

Introduction to displays. Requirements of displays. Display technologies, CRT, Flat panel and advanced display technologies. Technical issues in displays.

Head mounted displays. Displays less than and greater than 0.5 m diagonal. Low power and light emitting displays.

Operation of  TFTs and MIMS. LCDs, Brightness. Types of  LCD displays.

Emissive displays, ACTFEL, Plasma display and Field emission displays, operating principle and performance.

Types of Displays: 3D, HDTV, LED, Touch screen.

Course Outcomes :

On the successful completion of this course  Student are able 

  • CO1: To understand the basics of various display technologies and technical issues related to them.
  • CO2: To apply the acquired knowledge in practical design of a display system.

Text Books:

  • L.W. Mackonald & A.C. Lowe, Display Systems, Design and Applications, Wiley, 2003.
  • E.H. Stupp & M. S. Brennesholtz, Projection Displays, Wiley, 1999.

Reference Books:

  • Peter A. Keller, Electronic Display Measurement: Concepts, Techniques, and Instrumentation, Wiley-Interscience, 1997.