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.

Azo-Bridged Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals Incorporating Chromophores along Their Polar Axes and Measurement of Second-Harmonic Generation

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Yongqiang Zhang gives a talk at the LC2CAM conference about ground-state ferroelectricity of materials and SHG measurements.

Polychromatic liquid crystal laser arrays

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Philip Hands gives a talk at the LC2CAM conference about band-edge lasing in chiral nematics in relation to monochromatic and polychromatic LC laser arrays.

Liquid Crystals: Optical Properties and Light Driven Effects

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Satyendra Kumar gives a talk at the LC2CAM conference about living and manmade photonics systems and liquid crystals in organic photovoltaics.

Polymorphism of Liquid Crystal Anchoring Induced by Phase Transitions of a Photoisomerizable Surfactant at the Nematic/Aqueous Interface

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Daniel Schwartz gives a talk at the LC2CAM conference about his group's studies of surface anchoring, mesoscopic elasticity, and optical anisotropy of liquid crystals.

Next Generation Nematic Liquid Crystal Devices Based on Polymer Stabilized Networks

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Robert Ramsey gives a talk at the LC2CAM conference about meadowlark optics liquid crystal capabilities, next generation nematic LC technology, and "swift liquid crystal" devices.

3D Modulated Optical Crystals as Computer-Generated Volume Holograms

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Rafael Piestun gives a talk at LC2CAM conference about 3-D light-fields and optical functions, the 3-D optical elements of space, frequency, and polarization, and experimental methods and application.

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.