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''Between 1964 and 1968, at the RCA David Sarnoff Research Center in Princeton, New Jersey, a team of engineers and scientists led by [[George H. Heilmeier|George H. Heilmeier]] with Louis A. Zanoni and Lucian A. Barton, devised a method for electronic control of light reflected from liquid crystals and demonstrated the first liquid crystal display. Their work launched a global industry that now produces millions of LCDs annually for watches, calculators, flat-panel displays in televisions, computers and instruments''.  
 
''Between 1964 and 1968, at the RCA David Sarnoff Research Center in Princeton, New Jersey, a team of engineers and scientists led by [[George H. Heilmeier|George H. Heilmeier]] with Louis A. Zanoni and Lucian A. Barton, devised a method for electronic control of light reflected from liquid crystals and demonstrated the first liquid crystal display. Their work launched a global industry that now produces millions of LCDs annually for watches, calculators, flat-panel displays in televisions, computers and instruments''.  
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'''The plaque can be viewed at: Sarnoff Corporation (in entrance), 201 Washington Road, Princeton, NJ, U.S.A.'''
  
 
For those interested in learning more about the history of liquid crystals, we recommend the following article from ''Proceedings of the IEEE''.  "The History of Liquid Crystal Displays", Hirohisa Kawamoto, [[IEEE Fellow Grade History|Fellow]], IEEE, Vol. 90, No. 4, April 2002 Copyright IEEE
 
For those interested in learning more about the history of liquid crystals, we recommend the following article from ''Proceedings of the IEEE''.  "The History of Liquid Crystal Displays", Hirohisa Kawamoto, [[IEEE Fellow Grade History|Fellow]], IEEE, Vol. 90, No. 4, April 2002 Copyright IEEE
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David Sarnoff Library, 201 Washington Road, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A.
 
David Sarnoff Library, 201 Washington Road, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A.
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Liquid-Crystal Display, 1968

Between 1964 and 1968, at the RCA David Sarnoff Research Center in Princeton, New Jersey, a team of engineers and scientists led by George H. Heilmeier with Louis A. Zanoni and Lucian A. Barton, devised a method for electronic control of light reflected from liquid crystals and demonstrated the first liquid crystal display. Their work launched a global industry that now produces millions of LCDs annually for watches, calculators, flat-panel displays in televisions, computers and instruments.

The plaque can be viewed at: Sarnoff Corporation (in entrance), 201 Washington Road, Princeton, NJ, U.S.A.

For those interested in learning more about the history of liquid crystals, we recommend the following article from Proceedings of the IEEE.  "The History of Liquid Crystal Displays", Hirohisa Kawamoto, Fellow, IEEE, Vol. 90, No. 4, April 2002 Copyright IEEE

Further Reading

Liquid Crystal Display Evolution - Swiss Contributions - Peter Wild's account of the Swiss contributions to the LCD

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