How a Flat Panel Display Works

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How a Flat Panel Display Works Infographic

A flat panel display is composed of two main components, the display matrix and the backlighting. These two are necessary to show a picture on the screen.

The following infographic explains how everything works.

As a conclusion the display matrix is composed of the following components:

  • Horizontal and vertical polarizers
  • Front and rear electrodes
  • RGB mask
  • Liquid Crystal

And the backlighting contains the following parts:

  • Monitor frame
  • Prism film
  • Diffuser film
  • LED strip
  • Light guide
  • Reflector

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