Patent Number: 8,824,048

Title: Anisotropic dye layer, coordination polymer for anisotropic dye layer and polarization element, and polarization control film, polarization control element, multi-layer polarization control element, ellipse polarization plate, light emission element, and method for controlling polarization properties employing the anisotropic dye layer

Abstract: An anisotropic dye layer containing a coordination polymer is disclosed. The a polarization control film containing an oriented dichroic dye in which light absorption spectrum of a molecule is reversibly changed by charge passing are disclosed.

Inventors: Nakazawa; Yukihito (Tokyo, JP)

Assignee: Konica Minolta Opto, Inc.

International Classification: G02B 5/30 (20060101); G02F 1/1335 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/02/12018