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The ins and outs of optics

Learn from 3M optical experts about display technologies, the properties of light and how to manage light to get more out of your display.


Optical science 101

Chapter 1 and 2

Are you new to the micro-world of display optics? Or just need a refresher? These short videos will teach you about display technologies, backlights, touch panels, and how our display films enhance brightness, viewing angle, color, and more.

Chapter 3

Chapter 4 and 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Let’s keep the conversation going

Have a question about one or more of the topics we covered? Or how optics applies to your current material challenges? We’re here to talk.