Active Nematics

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Active Nematics by Dr. Julia Yeomans, University of Oxford

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.

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.

Efficient Photo-active Chiral Nematic Twist Agents

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James Rego gives a talk at LC2CAM conference about reactions of chiral pyruvate esters and light to produce to chiral agents, reactivity of these molecules, and directions for best results.