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This site hosts a video that explains how a liquid crystal display (LCD) screen works. In the video, an engineer for the University of Illinois Urban-Champaign engineering department, tears apart a screen from an LCD screen computer, and explains what every part of the screen does as he puts it back together.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Modern Physics
- Condensed Matter
= Crystal Structure
- Informal Education
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
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Record Creator: Metadata instance created October 29, 2012 by Zachary Davis
Record Updated: Oct 30, 2012 by Ed Lee
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March 18, 2011
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Hammack, B. (2011, March 18). How does an LCD display work?. Retrieved May 26, 2022, from
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