UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA

College of Engineering

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences


EE290D										Handout #2
Spring 1999									T.-J. King

COURSE SYLLABUS AND SCHEDULE


Week Dates Topics

1 1/18 - 1/22 Display market status and trends; FPD overview

2 1/25 - 1/29 Human visual system and display metrics

3 2/1 - 2/5 FPD design issues

Field Trip to Display Works 99 (San Jose, CA): 2/3

4 2/8 - 2/12 Liquid crystals; Passive matrix liquid-crystal displays

5 2/15 - 2/19 Active matrix liquid-crystal displays

6 2/22 - 2/26 Thin-film transistor technologies for active-matrix displays

7 3/1 - 3/5 Physics of thin-film transistors

8 3/8 - 3/12 Phosphors; Field-emission displays

9 3/15 - 3/19 Field-emission displays (continued)

(Spring Recess: 3/22 - 3/26)

10 3/29 - 4/2 Plasma display panels

11 4/5 - 4/9 Electroluminescent displays

12 4/12 - 4/16 Organic light-emitting diodes

13 4/19 - 4/23 Microdisplays; Micromechanical displays

14 4/26 4/30 Projection displays; 3D displays

15 5/3 - 5/7 Project/proposal presentations

Project Due Date: Monday, 5/17