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".

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.

Nanoimprint Alignment of Liquid Crystals

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Youngwoo Yi gives a talk at the LC2CAM conference about nanoimprint alignment of LC in terms of uniform alignment, bistability, and hemeotropic alignment.

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.

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.