CES 2014: SmarterShade uses optical filters to revolutionize window shades

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This demo at the CES 2014 from small business SmarterShade shows one of several possible applications for their window shading technology--images hidden in glass revealed by the precise position of optical filters. Though smart window technology has been around for a while, cheaper, more adaptable options are needed. SmarterShade is one of nearly 30 exhibitors funded by NSF this week at Eureka Park, which features new grassroots technology. Read more: http://go.usa.gov/ZPvk

New Device Applications of Liquid Crystals

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New Device Applications of Liquid Crystals by Dr. Philip J. Bos, Kent State University

Liquid Crystal Electrooptics

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Liquid Crystal Electrooptics by Dr. Philip J. Bos, Kent State University

Dielectrophoresis and Liquid Crystal Dielectrophoresis

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Dielectrophoresis and Liquid Crystal Dielectrophoresis by Dr. Carl Brown, Nottingham Trent University

Nanostructured Liquid Crystals I

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Nanostructured Liquid Crystals I by Dr. Charles Rosenblatt, Case Western Reserve University

Liquid Crystal Nanophotonics

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Liquid Crystal Nanophotonics by Dr. Timothy Wilkinson, University of Cambridge

Liquid Crystals and Topological Optics

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Liquid Crystals and Topological Optics by Dr. Mark Dennis, University of Bristol

Liquid Crystal Defect Photonics

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Liquid Crystal Defect Photonics by Dr. Ivan Smalyukh, University of Colorado at Boulder

Three-dimesional Laser Manipulation and Imaging of Liquid Crystals and Composites

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Three-dimesional Laser Manipulation and Imaging of Liquid Crystals and Composites by Dr. Ivan Smalyukh, University of Colorado at Boulder

PANEL Discussion - New Horizons in Liquid Crystal Research

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PANEL Discussion - New Horizons in Liquid Crystal Research
Oleg Lavrentovich (discussion moderator), Kent State University
Slobodan Žumer, University of Ljubljana
Mohan Srinivasarao, Georgia Institute of Technology
Ramin Golestanian, University of Oxford