Light Polymers technology is based on lyotropic liquid crystal chemistry. Our polymeric materials:
- Are transparent and colorless
- Have high refractive index of 1.48 to 2.1
- Have high temperature stability - 300 ºC
- Are anisotropic – can give tunable light retardation
Our lyotropic liquid crystals can either align/index match or mis-align/index mismatch light depending on the application through the position of its densely packed nano crystalline structures.
We match or mis-match light improving device light efficiency in some cases up to 20% or more.
Most liquid crystals are not self-aligning and require a process called "rubbing" which is a messy and costly process. Our lyotropic liquid crystals are water based and self-aligning so coating or applying our technology is less complicated versus solvent processes and with lower costs.
Our technology is highly heat resistant and can be processed at 300 ºC or more.
Our materials can be used at multiple levels: