Patent Number: 7,826,004

Title: Liquid crystal display device

Abstract: There is provided a liquid crystal display device that includes a liquid crystal panel in a vertically aligned liquid crystal mode, a backlight source placed at the back of the liquid crystal panel to emit white light to the liquid crystal panel, and an optical film placed between the liquid crystal panel and the backlight source and containing dichroic dye aligned in a substantially perpendicular direction.

Inventors: Maeda; Tsuyoshi (Yamanashi, JP), Ogasawara; Toyokazu (Kanagawa, JP)

Assignee: Sony Corporation

International Classification: G02F 1/1335 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00