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2010 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 29-December 3, 2010 | Boston
Meeting Chairs
: Ana Claudia Arias, Robert F. Cook, Clemens Heske, Shu Yang

Symposium L : Liquid-Crystal Materials---Beyond Displays

2010-11-29   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Timothy J. White Air Force Research Laboratory
Dirk J. Broer Eindhoven University of Technology
Nicholas L. Abbott University of Wisconsin, Madison
Takashi Kato The University of Tokyo
L1: Liquid Crystals in Biological Systems
Session Chairs
Nicholas Abbott
Monday AM, November 29, 2010
Room 303 (Hynes)

9:00 AM - **L1.1
Nanophase Segregation Based on Helical Nanofilament Formation.

Noel Clark 1
1 Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States

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9:30 AM - **L1.2
Using Fiber-Tip Based Localized Surface Plasma Resonance to Study Surface Driven Orientation Changes in Liquid Crystal Based Sensors.

Robert Lindquist 1 2 , Yongbin Lin 2 , Yang Zou 1 2 , Yuanyao Mo 2
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama, United States, 2 Nano and Micro Devices Center , The University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama, United States

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10:00 AM - **L1.3
Using Liquid Crystal Anchoring to Distinguish Single-stranded and Double-stranded DNA.

Daniel Schwartz 1 , Andrew Price 1 , Stephanie Malone 1
1 Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States

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10:30 AM - L1.4
Detection and Quantification of DNA on Solid Surfaces by Using Liquid Crystals.

Chih-Hsin Chen 1 , Siok Lian Lai 1 , Kun-Lin Yang 1
1 Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore Singapore

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10:45 AM - L1.5
Theory of Depletion Induced Phase Transition from Chiral Smectic A Twisted Ribbons to Semi–infinite Flat Membranes.

C. Nadir Kaplan 1 , Hao Tu 2 , Robert Pelcovits 2 , Robert Meyer 1
1 The Martin Fisher School of Physics, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Department of Physics, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

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11:00 AM -
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L2: Liquid Crystal Materials in Energy Harvesting and Transport
Session Chairs
Dick Broer
Monday AM, November 29, 2010
Room 303 (Hynes)

11:30 AM - **L2.1
Columnar Liquid Crystals with High Carrier Mobility and Their Application to Printable Electronics.

Masanori Ozaki 1 , Yasuo Miyake 1 2 , Tetsuro Hori 1 , Naoyuki Yamasaki 1 , Hiroyuki Yoshida 1 , Akihiko Fujii 1 , Yo Shimizu 2
1 Dept. of Electronic Eng., Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan, 2 Research Inst. for Ubiquitous Energy Devices, AIST, Ikeda, Osaka, Japan

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12:00 PM - **L2.2
Smart Energy Glass: Switchable Windows with Solar Energy Collection.

Casper van Oosten 1 , Michael Debije 2
1 , Peer+ B.V., Eindhoven Netherlands, 2 SFD group, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven Netherlands

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12:30 PM - L2.3
Low-dimensional Ion Conductors Obtained through Self-organization of Ionic Molecules.

Masafumi Yoshio 1 , Takahiro Ichikawa 1 , Hiroyuki Ohno 2 , Takashi Kato 1
1 Dept. of Chemistry and Biotechnology, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan, 2 Dept. of Biotechnology, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Tokyo Japan

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12:45 PM - L2.4
Charge Carrier Transport Properties of Biphenyl Liquid Crystals with a Dimer Structure.

Jiang Wu 1 , Takayuki Usui 1 , Jun-ichi Hanna 1
1 , Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo Japan

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L3: Liquid Crystal Optical Materials I
Session Chairs
Timothy Bunning
Monday PM, November 29, 2010
Room 303 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **L3.1
Ultrafast Switching Liquid Crystals for Photonic Devices and Microscopic Lasers.

Harry Coles 1 , Stephen Morris 1 , Timothy Wilkinson 1 , Flynn Castles 1 , Philip Hands 1
1 Electrical Engineering Div B, CMMPE, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom

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3:00 PM - **L3.2
Broadband Nonlinear Electro-optical Responses of Nematic Liquid Crystals for Ultrafast Optical Switching and Image Processing Applications.

Iam-Choon Khoo 1
1 Electrical Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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3:30 PM - L3.3
Interactions between Cholesteric Templated Polymers and Liquid Crystals.

Michael McConney 1 , Jennifer Hurtubise 1 , Vincent Tondiglia 1 , Lalgudi Natarajan 1 , Timothy White 1 , Timothy Bunning 1
1 Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio, United States

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3:45 PM - L3.4
Broadband Coverage Optical Sensor with Liquid Crystalline Materials and Pyroelectrics.

Jingwen Zhang 1 , Xiudong Sun 1 , Hua Zhao 1
1 Physics, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, Heilongjiang, China

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4:00 PM -
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L4: Liquid Crystal Polymer Networks - Adaptive Materials I
Session Chairs
Timothy White
Monday PM, November 29, 2010
Room 303 (Hynes)

4:30 PM - **L4.1
Shape Memory Liquid Crystalline Elastomers.

Patrick Mather 1 2 , Kelly Burke 3 2 , Amir Torbati 1 2 , Ellen Benn 1
1 Biomedical and Chemical Engineering, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, United States, 2 Syracuse Biomaterials Institute, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, United States, 3 Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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5:00 PM - L4.2
Photolocking of Complex Liquid Crystal Order Towards New Functionalities and Applications.

Dirk Broer 1 , Cees Bastiaansen 1 , Albert Schenning 1
1 Chemical Engineering & Chemistry, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven Netherlands

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5:15 PM - L4.3
Modeling Dynamic Mechanical Response and Microstructural Evolution in Nematic Elastomers.

Robin Selinger 1 , Badel Mbanga 1 2 , Jonathan Selinger 1 , Fangfu Ye 3
1 Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, United States, 2 Polymer Science and Engineering, Univ of Massachusetts, Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Physics Dept., Univ of Illinois, Urbana, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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5:30 PM - L4.4
Molecular Basis for Necking Instability in Polydomain Main-chain Smectic Elastomers.

Huipeng Chen 1 , Ziniu Yu 1 , Daniel Lentz 2 , Ronald Hedden 1
1 Chemical Eng., Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock, Texas, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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2010-11-30   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Timothy J. White Air Force Research Laboratory
Dirk J. Broer Eindhoven University of Technology
Nicholas L. Abbott University of Wisconsin, Madison
Takashi Kato The University of Tokyo
L5: Photoresponsive Liquid Crystal Systems - Optical Materials
Session Chairs
Shin-Tson Wu
Tuesday AM, November 30, 2010
Room 303 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **L5.1
Dynamic Cholesteric Liquid Crystals Using Spatially Polymer Templated Structures.

Timothy Bunning 1 , Timothy White 1 , Michael McConney 1 , Jennifer Hurtubise 1 , Nelson Tabiryan 2 , Svetlana Serak 2 , Lalgudi Natarajan 3 , Vincent Tondiglia 3
1 , Air Force Research laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States, 2 , BEAM, Inc., Winter Park, Florida, United States, 3 , SAIC, Inc., Dayton, Ohio, United States

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10:00 AM - **L5.2
Phototropic Liquid Crystals.

Bahman Taheri 1 , Tamas Kosa 1 , Ludmila Sukhomlinova 1 , Antonio Munoz 1 , Linli Su 1 , Timothy White 2 , Timothy Bunning 2
1 , AlphaMicron Inc., Kent , Ohio, United States, 2 , AFRL, WPAFB, Ohio, United States

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10:30 AM - L5.3
Polymer Stabilization of Phototunable Cholesteric Liquid Crystals.

Lalgudi Natarajan 1 , Timothy White 2 , Quan Li 3 , Timothy Bunning 2
1 Electro-optics Division, Science Applications International Corporation, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 2 Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, AFRL, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, United States, 3 Chemical Physics Department, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, United States

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10:45 AM - L5.4
Switching Light Using Light: Photoresponsive Liquid Crystal Fiber Devices.

Vincent Hsiao 1
1 Applied Materials &Optoelectronic Engineering, National Chi Nan University, Nantou Taiwan

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11:00 AM - L5.5
Resonant Surface Plasmon Polariton Diffraction with Hybrid Photorefractive Liquid Crystal Cells.

Stephen Abbott 1 , David Smith 1 , Keith Daly 2 , Giampaolo D'Alessandro 2 , Malgosia Kaczmarek 1
1 School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Southampton, Southampton United Kingdom, 2 School of Mathematics, University of Southampton, Southampton United Kingdom

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11:15 AM -
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L6: Liquid Crystal Polymer Networks - Adaptive Materials II
Session Chairs
Patrick Mather
Tuesday AM, November 30, 2010
Room 303 (Hynes)

11:30 AM - **L6.1
The Prospect of Light-powered Polymer Engines and Photo-controlled Adaptive Membranes Based on Azobenzene Liquid Crystal Elastomers.

Nelson Tabiryan 1 , Svetlana Serak 1 , Rafael Vergara 1 , Timothy White 2 , Richard Vaia 2 , Timothy Bunning 2
1 , BEAM Engineering for Advanced Measurements Co., Winter Park, Florida, United States, 2 , Air Force Research Laboratory, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, United States

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12:00 PM - L6.2
Shape Memory Behavior in Photoresponsive Azobenzene Liquid Crystal Polymer Networks.

Kyungmin Lee 1 2 , Timothy Bunning 1 , Timothy White 1
1 Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Wright-Patterson Air Force Research Lab, Wrigh-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States, 2 , Azimuth Corp., Dayton, Ohio, United States

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12:15 PM - L6.3
Polarized Light Induced Deformation of Azobenzene Liquid Crystal Elastomers.

William Oates 1 , Hongbo Wang 1 , Tim White 2 , Kyung Min Lee 2
1 , Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States, 2 , Wright Patterson Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, United States

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12:30 PM - L6.4
New, Low Temperature, Reversible Photo-responsive Liquid Crystal Polymer.

Michael Petr 1 , Johannes Soulages 2 , Bat-ami Katzman 1 , Gareth McKinley 2 , Paula Hammond 1
1 Chemical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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L7: Liquid Crystals in Biological Systems II
Session Chairs
Robert Lindquist
Tuesday PM, November 30, 2010
Room 303 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **L7.1
Templated Lyotropic Liquid Crystals for Biological Applications.

Bradley Forney 1 , Jason Clapper 1 , Allan Guymon 1
1 Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States

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3:00 PM - L7.2
Biotic-abiotic Interfaces Based on Liquid Crystals.

Nicholas Abbott 1
1 Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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3:15 PM - L7.3
Cholesteric Focal Conic Domains and Circularly Polarized Iridescence of the Beetle Chrysina Gloriosa.

Vivek Sharma 1 , Matija Crne 2 , Jung Park 3 , Mohan Srinivasarao 3
1 Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , Proctor and Gamble, Damstadt Germany, 3 Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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3:30 PM - L7.4
Origin of Iridescence in Nanocrystalline Cellulose for Encryption and Enhanced Color.

Mark Andrews 1 , Yu Ping Zhang 2 , Melodie Carluer 1 , Vamsy Chodavarapu 2 , Andrew Kirk 2 , Gilles Picard 3
1 Chemistry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2 Electrical Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 3 Physics, College Ahuntsic, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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3:45 PM - L7.5
The Effect of Chirality on the Self-assembly of Attractive Rod-like Particles.

Thomas Gibaud 1 , Mark Zakhary 1 , Edward Barry 1 , Andy Ward 1 , Rudolf Oldenbourg 2 , Zvonimir Dogic 1
1 , Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , mbl, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, United States

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4:00 PM - *
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L8: Liquid Crystal Optical Materials II
Session Chairs
Nelson Tabiryan
Tuesday PM, November 30, 2010
Room 303 (Hynes)

4:30 PM - **L8.1
Submillisecond-response Infrared Phase Modulators Based on Polymer Network Liquid Crystals.

Jie Sun 1 , Haiqing Xianyu 1 , Shin-tson Wu 1
1 College of Optics and Photonics, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, United States

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5:00 PM - L8.2
Optical Switching Devices Based on Carbon Nanotubes or Conducting Polymer Electrodes.

Frederick Roussel 1 , Roch Chan Yu King 2 , Mourad Boussoualem 1
1 , Univ Lille Nord de France, Villeuneuve d'Ascq France, 2 , USAO, Chickasha, Oklahoma, United States

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5:15 PM - L8.3
Broadening of a Polymer Stabilized Negative Dielectric Anisotropy Cholesteric Reflection Notch Using a DC Field.

Lalgudi Natarajan 1 , Vincent Tondiglia 1 , Madeline Duning 2 , Christopher Bailey 2 , Timothy White 2 , Timothy Bunning 2
1 Electro-optics Division, Science Applications International Corporation, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 2 Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, AFRL, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, United States

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L9: Poster Session: Liquid Crystal Materials: Beyond Displays
Session Chairs
Timothy White
Tuesday PM, November 30, 2010
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - L9.1
Photomechanical Response of Azobenzene Liquid Crystal Polymer Networks as a Function of Temperature.

Kyungmin Lee 1 2 , Yanira Torres 1 2 3 , Hilmar Koerner 1 , Richard Vaia 1 , Timothy Bunning 1 , Timothy White 1
1 Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Wright-Patterson Air Force Research Lab, Wrigh-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States, 2 , Azimuth Corp, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 3 Mechanical Engineering, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States

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9:00 PM - L9.10
Effect of Interdigitation on Phase Changes in Side-chain Liquid Crystalline Polymers Bearing Cholesterol.

Suk-kyun Ahn 1 , Rajeswari Kasi 1 2
1 Institute of Materials Science Polymer Program, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry , University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States

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9:00 PM - L9.11
Synthesis, Mesomorphism, and Optoelectronic Properties of Highly Fluorescent Room-temperature Liquid Crystal Molecule.

Seong-Jun Yoon 1 , Jong Won Chung 1 , Jong H. Kim 1 , Kil Suk Kim 2 , Fabrice Mathevet 3 , Andre-Jean Attias 3 , Dongho Kim 2 , Soo Young Park 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 2 Department of Chemistry, Yonsei University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 3 Laboratory of Polymers Chemistry, Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris France

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9:00 PM - L9.12
Enabling Mode Excitation Control in Holy Fiber with Liquid Crystal for Sensor Application.

Jimmy Wang 1 , Tsungyuan Wang 1 , Hongjie Lu 1 , Kunshain Wu 1
1 Department of Photonics, NSYSU, Kaohsiung Taiwan

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9:00 PM - L9.13
High Birefringent Calamitic Reactive Mesogens Based on Hydroquinone Core.

Jiho Yun 1 , Jung Shin Park 1 , Jae-Won Ka 1 , Jinsoo Kim 1 , Taek Ahn 2 , Mi Hye Yi 1
1 Information & Electronics Polymer Research Center, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of), 2 Department of Chemistry, Kyungsung University, Busan Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - L9.14
Molecular Engineering of Polymerisable Liquid Crystal Compounds Based on 2,7-Dithiophene-9,9-dialkylfluorene Core.

Jinsoo Kim 1 , Ji-min Park 1 , Jung Shin Park 1 , Hye Jung Suk 1 , Taek Ahn 2 , Jae-Won Ka 1 , Mi Hye Yi 1
1 Information&Electronics Polymer Research Institute, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of), 2 Department of Chemistry, Kyungsung University, Busan Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - L9.2
Photoinduced Broadening of Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Reflectors.

Alexander Freer 1 2 , Timothy White 1 , Nelson Tabiryan 3 , Timothy Bunning 1
1 , Air Force Research Labs, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 2 , Azimuth Corporation, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 3 , BEAM Engineering for Advanced Measurements, Winter Park, Florida, United States

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9:00 PM - L9.3
Cholesteric Pitch Broadening Relationships for Negative Dielectric Anisotropy Materials.

Anastasia Voevodin 1 , Lalgudi Natarajan 2 , Vincent Tondiglia 2 , Madeline Duning 1 , Christopher Bailey 1 , Timothy White 1 , Timothy Bunning 1
1 , Air Force Research laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States, 2 , SAIC, Dayton, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - L9.4
Surface Initiated Polymer Stabilized Liquid Crystals.

Jennifer Hurtubise 1 , Michael McConney 1 , Vincent Tondiglia 1 , Lalgudi Natarajan 1 , Timothy White 1 , Timothy Bunning 1
1 Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - L9.5
Electric and Dielectric Properties of a Lithium Salt-doped Photoaddressable Liquid Crystal.

Alexandre Allart 1 , Frederick Roussel 1 , Patrick Judeinstein 2
1 , Univ Lille Nord de France, Villeuneuve d'Ascq France, 2 , Univ Paris-Sud , Orsay France

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9:00 PM - L9.6
Carbon Nanotubes Induced Changes in the Phase Diagram of 5CB Liquid Crystal.

Michael McIntyre 1 , Erin Gombos 1 , Georgi Georgiev 1 2 , Peggy Cebe 2
1 Natural Sicences, Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Physics and Astronomy, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - L9.7
Studies of the Interactions Between Carbon Nanotubes and Liquid Crystals.

Erin Gombos 1 , Michael McIntyre 1 , Georgi Georgiev 1 2 , Peggy Cebe 2
1 Natural Sicences, Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Physics and Astronomy, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - L9.9
Rewritable Photopatterning of a Bisanthracene-functionalized Mesogenic Compound by Photodimerization and Thermal Back-reaction of the Anthracene Moiety.

Hideyuki Kihara 1 , Masashi Motohashi 2 , Kazunari Matsumura 2 , Masaru Yoshida 1
1 Nanosystem Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan

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Symposium Organizers

Timothy J. White Air Force Research Laboratory
Dirk J. Broer Eindhoven University of Technology
Nicholas L. Abbott University of Wisconsin, Madison
Takashi Kato The University of Tokyo
L10: Liquid Crystal Metamaterials and Nanocomposites
Session Chairs
Oleg Lavrentovich
Wednesday AM, December 01, 2010
Room 303 (Hynes)

9:00 AM - **L10.1
Optical Metamaterials and Liquid Crystallinity.

Peter Palffy-Muhoray 1
1 Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, United States

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9:30 AM - **L10.2
Optical Structuring of Cholesteric Liquid Crystals for Singular Optics, All-optical, and Photonic Applications.

Ivan Smalyukh 1 2
1 Physics, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, United States, 2 Liquid Crystal Materials Research Center, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States

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10:00 AM - **L10.3
Harvesting Single Ferroelectric Domain Nanoparticles for Use in Liquid Crystal Systems.

Carl Liebig 1 2 , Gary Cook 1 2 , Victor Reshetnyak 3 , Sergey Basun 1 4 , Ronald Ziolo 5 , Arturo Ponce 5 , Anatoly Glushchenko 6 , Dean Evans 1
1 , Azimuth Corporation, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 2 , AFRL, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 3 , National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv, Kyiv Ukraine, 4 , UTC, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 5 , CIQA, Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico, 6 , University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

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10:30 AM - L10.4
Fiber Spinning from Liquid Crystalline Solutions of Carbon Nanotubes in Superacids.

Anson Ma 1 , Colin Young 1 , Natnael Behabtu 1 , A. Nicholas Parra-Vasquez 2 , Dmitri Tsentalovich 1 , Francesca Mirri 1 , Matteo Pasquali 1
1 , Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States, 2 , Université Bordeaux 1, Bordeaux France

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10:45 AM - L10.5
Reversible Evaporation to Measure and Control the Phase Behavior of Nanorod and Nanosphere Mixtures.

Rafael Cabanas 1 , Ryan McDonough 1 , Seth Fraden 1
1 Physics, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - **L10.6
Reconfigurable and Switchable Colloidal Dispersions of Metal Nanorods with Liquid Crystalline Order.

Oleg Lavrentovich 1
1 Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, United States

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12:00 PM - **L10.7
Assemblies of Patterned and Shaped Colloidal Particles in Nematics.

Slobodan Zumer 1 2 3 , Miha Ravnik 4 1 , Jayasri Dontabhaktuni 1
1 Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana Slovenia, 2 , Jozef Stefan Institute , Ljubljana Slovenia, 3 , Center of Excellence Namaste, Ljubljana Slovenia, 4 Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics, Oxford University, Oxford United Kingdom

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12:30 PM - L10.8
Characterising Texture Formation of Faceted Particles Embedded in a Nematic Liquid Crystal Matrix.

Paul Phillips 2 , Alejandro Rey 2
2 , McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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12:45 PM - L10.9
Temperature-induced Positional Ordering in Colloidal Liquid Crystals.

Henrik Hemmen 1 , Elisabeth Lindbo Hansen 1 , Davi de Miranda Fonseca 1 , Christophe Coutant 1 2 , Mats Sigstad 1 , Jon Otto Fossum 1
1 Department of Physics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim Norway, 2 UFR Structure et Propriétés de la Matière, Université de Rennes 1, Rennes France

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