Confocal Microscopy Imaging of Micro-Spheres and Defects in Liquid Crystals

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S. A. Jewell gives a talk at the LC2CAM 08 conference about the use of FCPM to see director distortions around imbedded objects and in-plane fields can be resolved in a sub-micron scale.

Liquid Crystals: Fundamentals & recent advancements

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Oleg Lavrentovich gives a talk at the LC2CAM 08 conference about the fundamentals of liquid crystals, dielectric dispersion effects, and colloidal particles and "micromotors".

LC2CAM Presentation Workshop

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A workshop at the LC2CAM 08 conference about how to make and present an effective scientific presentation.

Broadband CARS Microscopy Overview and Applications

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Marcus Cicerone gives a talk at the LC2CAM 08 conference about CARS microscopy, 2 and 3-color CARS, NRB suppression, and signal extraction.

Photo-Induced Mass Transport

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Robert McLoel gives a talk at the LC2CAM 08 conference about photochemical mass transport, applications, and advanced materials.

Confocal Raman Mapping of Colloidal Particles in Smectic a Liquid Crystals

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Ebru Buyuktanir gives a talk at the LC2CAM 08 conference about CRM and the results which include raman images of 5CB, focal conic domains of 8CB, and inverse smectic inclusions.

Nematic Colloids

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Ivan Smalyukh gives a talk at the LC2CAM 08 conference about nematic colloids, how they are bound, methods of assembly, localized defects, and exotic assembly.

LC2CAM Panel Discussion on Careers

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A panel of scientists discusses career paths at the LC2CAM 2008 conference.

Photonic Band Gap Materials: Light Trapping Crystals, Pt 1

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Sajeev John gives a talk at the LC2CAM conference about adaptability of PBG, 3D Micro-fabrication, uses of light localization, and engineering EM Vacuum.

Local Photo-reorientation of a Liquid Crystal Using a Laser Focused on an azo Dye-based monolayer

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Yue Shi gives a talk at the LC2CAM conference about the properties of DMR Azo-SAM and its use on liquid crystals, and the local reorientation of liquid crystals.