Electronic Displays: Technology, Design, and Applications / Edition 1

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With applications in computing and video as well as in medical,industrial,and military equipment,display technology is an exciting growth area of the information revolution. Here is the first single-volume reference to cover all aspects of display technology in an easy-to-read format accessible to all those involved in the design,specification,installation,and maintenance of electronic displays. Enhanced by numerous diagrams,the book examines and explains the operating principles of CRT-based projection displays,light-valve-based projections systems,solid-state computer and video displays,the requirementss of computer imaging and the quest for higher resolution,as well as special purpose display systems and experimental devices not yet on the market. With such exciting new developments as high-definition television and holographic displays at hand,this timely resource will be in great demand.
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A reference for people involved in the design, specification, installation, or maintenance of electronic display systems in computers, video, medicine, industry, the military, or consumer entertainment. Uses mathematics and technical diagrams to explain the basic principles, the underlying technology, and applications. Focuses on cathode ray tubes, still the most widely used, but also considers liquid crystal displays. Acidic paper. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070696211
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/1/1994
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 393
  • Product dimensions: 6.33 (w) x 9.28 (h) x 1.11 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Display System Applications 1
1.2 High Definition Displays 11
1.3 Aural Component of Visual Realism 25
1.4 Display Systems 29
Ch. 2 Principles of Light, Vision, and Photometry 43
2.2 Sources of Illumination 44
2.3 Luminous Considerations in Visual Response 51
2.4 Photometric Quantities 60
2.5 Receptor Response Measurements 66
2.6 Human Visual System 71
Ch. 3 Principles of Color Vision 75
3.2 Color Stimuli 76
3.3 Color Representation 82
3.4 The CIE System 92
3.5 Refinements to the 1931 CIE Model 105
3.6 Color Models 112
Ch. 4 Application of Visual Properties 119
4.2 The Television System 119
4.3 Video Colorimetry 130
4.4 Video System Characteristics 135
Ch. 5 Measuring Display Parameters 145
5.2 Video Signal Spectrum 150
5.3 Measurement of Color Displays 157
5.4 Applications of the Zone Pattern Signal 165
Ch. 6 Cathode Ray Tube Fundamentals 181
6.2 Phosphor and Screen Characteristics 185
6.3 Electron Gun 200
6.4 Electron Beam Focusing 203
6.5 Types of CRT Devices 215
6.6 CRT Measurement Devices 222
Ch. 7 CRT Deflection Systems 233
7.2 Electrostatic Deflection 235
7.3 Electromagnetic Deflection 242
7.4 Distortion Correction Circuits 252
Ch. 8 Color CRT Display Devices 261
8.2 Basics of Color CRT Design 267
8.3 Electron Gun 286
8.4 Deflecting Multiple Electron Beams 295
8.5 Flat CRT Devices 305
Ch. 9 Projection Display Systems 315
9.2 Geometric Optics 317
9.3 Projection System Fundamentals 336
9.4 Projection Display Systems 347
Index 381
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