If it touches the ceiling, it’s almost large enough

Which of these would be most associated with an LCD display?

A) LEDs are used as a backlight

B) Bright lights are used to project an image on the wall

C) Display cells contain noble gas and mercury

D) An electron beam “paints” the image on the screen

E) The screen must be periodically degaussed

F) The screen is never quite big enough

The answer: A) LEDs are used as a backlight

It’s common to use LEDs (light emitting diodes) or fluorescent lights to light an LCD panel.

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