Electronic Displays: Technology, Design, and Applications

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McGraw-Hill, 1994 - Computers - 393 pages
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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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Contents

Display System Applications
1
Bibliography
40
Principles of Light Vision and Photometry
43
Copyright

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About the author (1994)

Jerry C. Whitaker is Technical Director of the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC), Washington, DC. He was previously President of Technical Press, a consulting company based in the San Jose (CA) area. Mr. Whitaker has been involved in various aspects of the electronics industry for over 25 years, with specialization in communications. Current book titles include the following: Editor, "Master Handbook of Video Production" (2002); Editor-in-Chief, "Standard Handbook of Video and Television Engineering," Third Edition (2000); Editor-in-Chief, "Standard Handbook of Audio and Radio Engineering," Second Edition (2001); "DTV Handbook," Third Edition (2001); "Video Displays" (2000); Editor, "Interactive Television Demystified" (2001); Editor, "Audio and Video Professional's Field Manual" (2001); Editor, "Video and Television Engineers' Field Manual" (2000).

Mr. Whitaker has lectured extensively on the topic of electronic systems design, installation, and maintenance. He is the former editorial director and associate publisher of Broadcast Engineering and Video Systems magazines, and a former radio station chief engineer and television news producer.

Mr. Whitaker is a Fellow of the Society of Broadcast Engineers and an SBE-certified professional broadcast engineer. He is also a fellow of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, and a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

He has twice received a Jesse H. Neal Award Certificate of Merit from the Association of Business Publishers for editorial excellence. He has also been recognized as Educator of the Year by the Society of Broadcast Engineers.

Mr. Whitaker resides in Morgan Hill, California.

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