Optical Micromanipulations--Basic Principles and Force Measurements

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Eric Dufresne gives a talk at LC2CAM conference about how optical tweezers and blinking optical tweezers can be used to work with microscopic objects.

Adaptive Optics

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Restaino gives a talk at LC2CAM conference about atmospheric turbulence and other aberration generators, liquid crystals, and AO test-bed.

Liquid Crystal Alignment by Optical Interference and Application to Liquid Crystal Diffraction Grating

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Ophelia Tsui gives a talk at the LC2CAM conference about inhomogeneous patterned surfaces, liquid crystals, and azo dye film.

Emissive Ben-Core Liquid Crystals--4-Ring Systems

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Nandiraju Rao gives a talk at the LC2CAM conference about LC, PL, and EL properties exhibited by four ring compounds and possible emissive layers of anisotropic optical features.

Policryps Structures and Applications

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Luciano De Sio gives a talk at the LC2CAM conference about writing conditions during the policryps fabrication, policryps grating, phase modulator behavior, and tunable optical filters.

Fast Switching Electro-optical Films Based on Polymer Encapsulated Liquid Crystals and Carbon Nanotubes

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Lu Lu gives a talk about the effects of composition on performance of electro-optical films (EOFs) using polymer encapsulated liquid crystals and CNTs.

Liquid Crystal Networks Controlled by Light

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Dirk Broer gives a talk about optics, mechanics, and complex patterning of liquid crystal networks.

Optical Studies of Sub-monolayer Dye Films for Photo-alignment of Liquid Crystal Cells

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J. M. Dahdah talks about functionalized surfaces, their role in the development of nanostructures, their properties controlled by light, and their complex micro-structural environments.

Nonlinear Optical Properties of Azo-dye Doped Liquid Crystals

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Istvan Janossy gives a talk at LC2CAM conference about photo-isomerization of azo-dyes, the effect on liquid crystalline order, induction by nonlinear absorption, and optical reorientation.

Spatial Self-Organization and Self-Alignment of Fluorescent Nanoparticles in Liquid Crystals

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Dennis Gardner gives a talk at LC2CAM conference talks about negative refraction at visible wavelengths of metamaterials, optical circuits, and tunable mirrorless lasing.