George H. Heilmeier an Inventor of LCDs Dies at 77 by WILLIAM YARDLEY


By WILLIAM YARDLEY

Mr. Heilmeier in the 1960s helped invent a kind of screen display that used liquid crystals to project images — technology that is now ubiquitous in telephones, digital watches, computer monitors and flat-screen televisions.

Published: May 6, 2014 at 12:00AM

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