ferroelectric liquid-crystal display

ferroelectric liquid-crystal display

[‚fer·ō·i¦lek·trik ¦lik·wəd ¦kris·təl dis¦plā]
(electronics)
An electronic display that employs a liquid crystal that is ferroelectric, such as smectic C*, which has two different stable molecular configurations; polarizers are positioned such that one state is optically transmissive while the other is dark.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.