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[* black] In case you're wondering what a polarizer does...
[* blackicon_note] And now time to drop some knowledge, science-style!
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[*
black] To put it simply, the backlight shoots light (duh) through a layer of liquid crystals that change its orientation as it passes through. Depending on how the light is oriented the polarizing film either allows it to pass through or blocks it.
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[*
black] In order to control the passage of light through the display a voltage is applied to the liquid crystals which changes theirthe orientation which in turn changesof the light by changing the orientation of the lightliquid crystals.
[* blackicon_note] And now time to drop some knowledge, science-style!
[*

[*
black] To put it simply, the backlight shoots light (duh) through a layer of liquid crystals that change its orientation as it passes through. Depending on how the light is oriented the polarizing film either allows it to pass through or blocks it.
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[*
black] In order to control the passage of light through the display a voltage is applied to the liquid crystals which changes theirthe orientation which in turn changesof the light by changing the orientation of the lightliquid crystals.