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Color for Science, Art and Technology by Kurt Nassau

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chapter 15

Color Displays

Heinwig Lang    Broadcast Television Systems GmBH Darmstadt, Germany

15.1 Introduction

Color displays are used together with computers in many applications which have nothing to do with color, and where color is used only as an organizing category for the display of information. But color displays are also important tools in all fields of color design, color reproduction, color science and other color technologies. This chapter treats the color display mainly as a tool for the generation of specified colors or color patterns.

In the first section the spatial and temporal structure, pixels, lines and their relation to spatial and temporal resolution are treated. A description of the most important types of color display follows, ...

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