Patent Number: 6,167,169

Title: Scanning method and architecture for display

Abstract: A method of scanning a plurality of display elements or pixels of a display and an apparatus capable of performing the method of scanning, allow energy propagating along a primary path to be diverted sequentially by a series of energy diverting devices to a plurality of secondary paths in a scanning direction depending upon the finite turn-on and turn-off times of the energy diverting devices.

Inventors: Brinkman; Michael J. (Redwood City, CA), Bischel; William K. (Menlo Park, CA)

Assignee: Gemfire Corporation

International Classification: G02F 1/01 (20060101); G02F 1/35 (20060101); G02F 1/377 (20060101); G09F 9/305 (20060101); G09F 9/30 (20060101); G02F 1/355 (20060101); G02F 001/295 (); G02B 006/12 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017