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Symposium SM1 : Liquid Crystalline Materials—Displays and Beyond

2016-03-30   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Timothy White, Air Force Research Laboratory
L.C. Chien, Kent State University
Helen Gleeson, University of Leeds
Ivan Smalyukh, University of Colorado
SM1.1: Liquid Crystals in Displays and Beyond—Shape Control and Actuation
Session Chairs
L.C. Chien
Helen Gleeson
Ivan Smalyukh
Timothy White
Wednesday AM, March 30, 2016
PCC North, 200 Level, Room 231 A

8:30 AM - *SM1.1.01
Synthesis, Alignment, and Spontaneous Shape Change in Epoxy-Based Liquid Crystal Elastomers

Bohan Zhu 1,Hojin Kim 1,Rafael Verduzco 1

1 Rice Univ Houston United States,

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9:00 AM - SM1.1.02
Polymer-Dispersed Liquid Crystal Elastomers

Valentina Domenici 1,Jerneja Milavec 2,Andraz Resetic 2,Bostjan Zalar 2

1 Universita di Pisa Pisa Italy,2 Jozef Stefan Institute Ljubljana Slovenia

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9:15 AM - SM1.1.03
Photoinduced Topographical Feature Development in Blueprinted Azobenzene-Functionalized Liquid Crystalline Elastomers

Suk-Kyun Ahn 1,Timothy White 2

2 Materials and Manufacturing Directorate Air Force Research Laboratory Dayton United States,1 Polymer Science and Engineering Pusan National University Busan Korea (the Republic of),2 Materials and Manufacturing Directorate Air Force Research Laboratory Dayton United States

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9:30 AM - SM1.1.04
Programming Liquid Crystal Elastomer Folding by Precise Patterning of Topological Defects

Yu Xia 1,Shu Yang 1

1 U Penn Philadelphia United States,

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9:45 AM - SM1.1.05
Liquid Crystal Contact Lenses with Graphene Electrodes and Switchable Focus

Helen Gleeson 1

1 University of Leeds Leeds United Kingdom,

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10:00 AM -
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10:30 AM - *SM1.1.06
Chemical Microswimmers: From Motion Control to Targeted Cargo Delivery

Mykola Tasinkevych 2,William Uspal 2,Mihail Popescu 3,Siegfried Dietrich 2,Ivan Smalyukh 4

1 Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems Stuttgart Germany,2 IV. Institut für Theoretische Physik Universität Stuttgart Stuttgart Germany,1 Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems Stuttgart Germany,2 IV. Institut für Theoretische Physik Universität Stuttgart Stuttgart Germany,3 Ian Wark Research Institute University of South Australia Adelaide Australia4 University of Colorado Boulder United States

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11:00 AM - SM1.1.07
Blueprinting Topology into Liquid Crystal Elastomers

Timothy White 1,Taylor Ware 2,Benjamin Kowalski 1

1 Air Force Research Laboratory Wpafb United States,1 Air Force Research Laboratory Wpafb United States,2 University of Texas at Dallas Dallas United States

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11:15 AM - SM1.1.08
Postpolymerization Modification of Alignment in Liquid Crystal Covalent Adaptable Networks

Matthew McBride 1,Danqing Liu 2,Matthew Hendrikx 2,Dirk Broer 2,Christopher Bowman 1

1 University of Colorado Boulder Boulder United States,2 Eindhoven University of Technology Eindhoven Netherlands

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11:30 AM - SM1.1.09
Thiol-Acrylate Main-Chain Liquid-Crystalline Elastomers with Tunable Thermo-Mechanical Properties

Mohand Saed 1,Amir Torbati 1,Christopher Yakacki 1

1 Univ of Colorado-Denver Denver United States,

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SM1.2: Liquid Crystals in Displays and Beyond—Electro-Optics
Session Chairs
L.C. Chien
Helen Gleeson
Ivan Smalyukh
Timothy White
Wednesday PM, March 30, 2016
PCC North, 200 Level, Room 231 A

1:30 PM - *SM1.2.01
A Liquid Crystal and Polymer Composite Film with Electrical Adjustability of Surface Free Energy

Yi-Hsin Lin 1,Ming-Syuan Chen 1

1 Department of Photonics National Chiao Tung University Hsinchu City Taiwan,

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2:00 PM - SM1.2.02
Total Reflection of Electrically Induced Band Gap Changes in Polymer Stabilized Cholesteric Liquid Crystals

Vincent Tondiglia 2,John Binzer 2,Kyung Min Lee 2,Timothy Bunning 2,Timothy White 2

1 Azimuth Beavercreek Township United States,2 USAF AFRL WPAFB United States,2 USAF AFRL WPAFB United States

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2:15 PM - SM1.2.03
Bimesogen-Mediated Flexoelectro-Optical Behavior of Cholesteric Liquid Crystals

Andrii Varanytsia 1,L.C. Chien 1

1 Kent State Univ Kent United States,

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2:30 PM - SM1.2.04
Morphology of Polymer Structure in Polymer-Stabilized Blue Phase

Hui-Yu Chen 1,Che-Kai Wu 2,Fang-Chi Chen 2,Chia-Sheng Chen 2

1 National Chung Hsing University Taichung Taiwan,2 Feng Chia University Taichung Taiwan

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2:45 PM - SM1.2.05
Topology-Mediated Electro-Optical Behaviour of a Wide-Temperature Liquid Crystalline Amorphous Blue Phase

Min Su Kim 1,L.C. Chien 1

1 Kent State Univ Kent United States,

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3:00 PM -
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3:30 PM - *SM1.2.06
Electrooptics of Nematics and Cholesterics with Oblique Helicoidal Structure

Oleg Lavrentovich 1

1 Kent State Univ Kent United States,

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4:00 PM - SM1.2.07
Controlling the Electronic Properties in Liquid Crystal Conjugated Small Molecules for Application in Electronics

Nadine Tchamba 4,Peer Kirsch 3,Juergen Parisi 4,Elizabeth von Hauff 1

4 Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg Oldenburg Germany,2 Merck KGaA, Liquid Crystals Ramp;D Chemistry Darmstadt Germany,3 Albert Ludwigs Universität Freiburg Freiburg Germany1 Vrje Universiteit Amsterdam Amsterdam Netherlands

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4:15 PM - SM1.2.08
The Influence of Polymer Network Development on the Electro-Optic Response of Polymer Stabilized Cholesteric Liquid Crystals

Kyung Min Lee 2,Vincent Tondiglia 2,Claire Middleton 2,Timothy Bunning 1,Timothy White 1

1 Air Force Research Laboratory Wpafb United States,2 Azimuth Corp. Dayton United States,1 Air Force Research Laboratory Wpafb United States

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SM1.3: Liquid Crystals in Displays and Beyond—Materials Synthesis
Session Chairs
L.C. Chien
Helen Gleeson
Ivan Smalyukh
Timothy White
Wednesday PM, March 30, 2016
PCC North, 200 Level, Room 231 A

4:30 PM - SM1.3.01
Design and Properties of SmAPF Liquid Crystal Materials

Eva Korblova 1,David Walba 1,Edward Guzman 1,Maria Kolber 1,Joseph Maclennan 1,Matthew Glaser 1,Renfan Shao 1,Yongquiang Shen 1,Per Rudquist 4,Noel Clark 1

2 Dept. Chem. Biochem University of Colorado Boulder Boulder United States,1 Soft Materials Research Center Boulder United States,3 Physics University of Colorado Boulder Boulder United States,1 Soft Materials Research Center Boulder United States4 Bio Nano System Lab Chalmers University Goteborg Sweden

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4:45 PM - SM1.3.02
Transflective Properties in Amorphous Liquid-Crystal BPIII

Hui-Yu Chen 1,Sheng-Feng Lu 2

1 National Chung Hsing University Taichung Taiwan,2 Feng Chia University Taichung Taiwan

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SM1.4: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Wednesday PM, March 30, 2016
Sheraton, Third Level, Phoenix Ballroom

8:00 PM - SM1.4.01
Electric-Field Induced Reorientation of Reflective Microplatelets Dispersed in a Nematic Liquid Crystal Host

Aubrey Steele 1,Douglas Krein 3,Vincent Tondiglia 4,Timothy White 2,Jonathan Vernon 2

2 Materials and Manufacturing Directorate Air Force Research Beavercreek United States,1 SOCHE Wright Patterson AFB United States,2 Materials and Manufacturing Directorate Air Force Research Beavercreek United States,3 General Dynamics Information Technology Dayton United States2 Materials and Manufacturing Directorate Air Force Research Beavercreek United States,4 Azimuth Corporation Dayton United States2 Materials and Manufacturing Directorate Air Force Research Beavercreek United States

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8:00 PM - SM1.4.02
Asymmetric Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane Nanoparticles for Vertical Alignment of Liquid Crystals

Joo-kyoung Hwang 1,Daseal Jung 1,Yu-Jin Choi 1,Kwang-Un Jeong 1

1 Polymer-Nono Sci and Tech Chonbuk National University Jeonju Korea (the Republic of),

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8:00 PM - SM1.4.03
Optically Isotropic Liquid Crystal Medium Prepared by Doping Star-Shaped Liquid Crystal Surfactants in Twin Nematic Liquid Crystals

Joo-kyoung Hwang 1,Daseal Jung 1,Yumin Lee 1,Kwang-Un Jeong 1

1 Chonbuk National University Jeonju Korea (the Republic of),

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8:00 PM - SM1.4.04
Dual Photo-Functionalized Amphiphiles for Photo-Reversible Liquid Crystal Alignments

Daseal Jung 1,Joo-kyoung Hwang 1,Yumin Lee 1,Kwang-Un Jeong 1

1 Chonbuk National University Jeonju Korea (the Republic of),

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8:00 PM - SM1.4.05
Reversible Actuating and Writing Behaviors of a Head-to-Side Connected Main-Chain Photochromic Liquid Crystalline Polymer

Daseal Jung 1,Joo-kyoung Hwang 1,Yu-Jin Choi 1,Dae-Yoon Kim 1,Kwang-Un Jeong 1

1 Chonbuk National University Jeonju Korea (the Republic of),

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8:00 PM - SM1.4.06
Bistable and Photoswitchable Diffraction Grating Based on Electric Field-Induced Cholesteric Bubbles

Andrii Varanytsia 1,L.C. Chien 1

1 Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University Kent United States,

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8:00 PM - SM1.4.07
Phase Behaviors of Tapered Dendritic Liquid Crystals with Photochromic Azobenzene Mesogens

Yu-Jin Choi 1,Dae-Yoon Kim 1,Joo-kyoung Hwang 1,Yumin Lee 1,Kwang-Un Jeong 1

1 Chonbuk National University Jeonju Korea (the Republic of),

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8:00 PM - SM1.4.08
Bilayered Composite Materials Based on Liquid Crystalline Elastomers: Experiments and Simulations

Valentina Domenici 1,Jerneja Milavec 3,Andraz Resetic 3,Giuseppe Romano 2,Alexie Kolpak 2,Blaz Zupancic 3,Bostjan Zalar 3

1 Dipartimento di Chimica e Chimica Industriale Università di Pisa Pisa Italy,3 Jozef Stefan Institute Ljubljana Slovenia2 Department of Mechanical Engineering Massachusetts Institute of Technology Boston United States

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8:00 PM - SM1.4.09
Enhanced Optical and Electro-Optical Properties of Nano-Ceria Dispersed Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals for Display Applications

Puja Goel 1,Manju Arora 2

1 G.B. P.U.A.T. Pantnagar India,2 NPL Delhi India

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8:00 PM - SM1.4.10
Brightness Enhancement Films Based on Quantum Dot Doped Nanoscale Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystals

Sahil Sandesh Gandhi 1,L.C. Chien 1

1 Chemical Physics Interdisciplinary Program and Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University Kent United States,

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8:00 PM - SM1.4.11
Preparation and Characterization of New Photochromic Polymers Containing Side Chain Azo-Diphenyl Diacetylene

Jinsoo Kim 2,Jae-Won Ka 2,Mihye Yi 1,Yun Ho Kim 1,Hye In Jung 1,Sun-Jung Do 2

1 KRICT Daejeon Korea (the Republic of),2 Chemical Convergence Materials Korea University of Science and Technology Daejeon Korea (the Republic of),1 KRICT Daejeon Korea (the Republic of)

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8:00 PM - SM1.4.12
Structure Property Relationship in Liquid Crystal Nanoinclusion Hybrids

Clare Mahoney 1,Christopher Grabowski 1,Kyoungweon Park 1,Timothy White 1,Richard Vaia 1

1 Materials and Manufacturing Directorate Air Force Research Lab Dayton United States,

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8:00 PM - SM1.4.13
Responsive Optical Elements Prepared from Liquid Crystal Elastomers

Benjamin Kowalski 1,Timothy White 1

1 Mat amp; Mfg Directorate Air Force Research Lab Wright Patterson AFB United States,

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8:00 PM - SM1.4.14
Structure-Performance Relation of Liquid Crystal Photoalignment with in situ Formation of Protection Layers

Kai-Han Chang 1,L.C. Chien 1

1 Liquid Crystal Institute and Chemical Physics Interdisciplinary Program Kent State University Kent United States,

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2016-03-31   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Timothy White, Air Force Research Laboratory
L.C. Chien, Kent State University
Helen Gleeson, University of Leeds
Ivan Smalyukh, University of Colorado
SM1.5: Liquid Crystals in Displays and Beyond—Property Enhancement with Nanoinclusions
Session Chairs
L.C. Chien
Helen Gleeson
Ivan Smalyukh
Timothy White
Thursday AM, March 31, 2016
PCC North, 200 Level, Room 231 A

8:30 AM - SM1.5.01
Topological Nanocolloids with Facile Electric Switching of Plasmonic Properties

Ye Yuan 1,Ivan Smalyukh 1

1 University of Colorado Boulder Boulder United States,

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8:45 AM - SM1.5.02
Development of 3D Nano-Assembled Gold Micro-Shells for Plasmon Driven Optical and Therapeutic Applications

Makiko Quint 1,David Quint 2,Som Sarang 1,Kerwyn Huang 3,Ajay Gopinathan 2,Linda Hirst 1,Sayantani Ghosh 1

1 Department of Physics University of California Merced Merced United States,2 Department of Bioengineering Stanford University Stanford United States2 Department of Bioengineering Stanford University Stanford United States,3 Department of Microbiology and Immunology Stanford University Stanford United States

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9:00 AM - SM1.5.03
Tunable Surface Plasmon Resonance From Assembled Nanorods in the Topological Defects of Nematic Liquid Crystals

Elaine Lee 2,Yu Xia 2,Robert Ferrier 3,Hye-Na Kim 2,Mohamed Gharbi 4,Kathleen Stebe 3,Randall Kamien 5,Russell Composto 3,Shu Yang 3

1 Engineering Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Livermore United States,2 Materials Science and Engineering University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia United States,2 Materials Science and Engineering University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia United States3 Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia United States4 Physics McGill University Montreal Canada5 Physics and Astronomy University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia United States2 Materials Science and Engineering University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia United States,3 Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia United States

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9:15 AM - SM1.5.04
Electrically Tunable Nematic Colloidal Dispersions of Upconversion Nanorods

Haridas Mundoor 1,Ivan Smalyukh 3

1 Department of Physics University of Colorado Boulder United States,1 Department of Physics University of Colorado Boulder United States,2 Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute Boulder United States,3 Department of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering Program, and Liquid Crystal Materials Research Center University of Colorado Boulder United States

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9:30 AM - SM1.5.05
“Michel-Levy” Bands in Nanoplate Suspensions: Use of Gravity and Magnetic Field to Control Orientation of Colloidal Nanoplates

Zhengdong Cheng 1,Chong Ye 2,Ying Chen 2,Abhijeet Shinde 3

3 Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering Texas A amp; M University College Station United States,1 Department of Material Science and Engineering Texas A amp; M University College Station United States,2 Soft Matter Center, Guangdong Province Key Laboratory on Functional Soft Condensed Matter, School of Materials and Energy Guangdong University of Technology Guangzhou China3 Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering Texas A amp; M University College Station United States

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9:45 AM -
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SM1.6: Liquid Crystals in Displays and Beyond—Light and Alignment
Session Chairs
L.C. Chien
Helen Gleeson
Ivan Smalyukh
Timothy White
Thursday AM, March 31, 2016
PCC North, 200 Level, Room 231 A

10:00 AM - *SM1.6.01
Light-Controlled Topological Charge in a Nematic Liquid Crystal

Igor Musevic 2,Gregor Posnjak 1

1 Jozef Stefan Institute Ljubljana Slovenia,2 Faculty of Mathematics and Physics University of Ljubljana Ljubljana Slovenia,1 Jozef Stefan Institute Ljubljana Slovenia

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10:30 AM - *SM1.6.02
Designing the Chemomechanical Response of Liquid Crystal Elastomers

Taylor Ware 1,Hyun Kim 1,Jennifer Boothby 1

1 The University of Texas at Dallas Richardson United States,

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11:00 AM - SM1.6.03
Three-Dimensional Patterning of Solid Microstructures through Laser Reduction of Colloidal Graphene Oxide in Aqueous Liquid-Crystalline Dispersions

Bohdan Senyuk 2,Natnael Behabtu 2,Angel Martinez 1,Taewoo Lee 1,Dmitri Tsentalovich 2,Matteo Pasquali 3,Ivan Smalyukh 5

1 Physics University of Colorado Boulder United States,2 Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Rice University Houston United States,2 Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Rice University Houston United States1 Physics University of Colorado Boulder United States2 Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Rice University Houston United States,3 Chemistry Rice University Houston United States1 Physics University of Colorado Boulder United States,4 Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering Program University of Colorado Boulder United States,5 Soft Materials Research Center University of Colorado Boulder United States

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11:15 AM - SM1.6.04
Nanoscale Etched Surfaces for Arbitrary and Robust Liquid Crystal Alignment

Jeffrey Chou 1,Lalitha Parameswaran 1,Vladimir Liberman 1,Brian Kimball 2,Mordechai Rothschild 1

1 MIT Lincoln Laboratory Lexington United States,2 U.S. Army Natick Soldier Center Natick United States

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11:30 AM - *SM1.6.05
Chirogyral Effect on Microfibres in Nematic Cells

Simon Copar 1,Pawel Pieranski 2,Maria Helena Godinho 3,Slobodan Zumer 1

1 Univ of Ljubljana Ljubljana Slovenia,2 Université Paris-Sud Paris France3 Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia Caparica Portugal

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SM1.7: Liquid Crystals in Displays and Beyond—Fibers and Self Assembly
Session Chairs
L.C. Chien
Helen Gleeson
Ivan Smalyukh
Timothy White
Thursday PM, March 31, 2016
PCC North, 200 Level, Room 231 A

1:30 PM - *SM1.7.01
Topological Defects in Liquid Crystals as Templates for Molecular Self-Assembly

Nicholas Abbott 1

1 Univ of Wisconsin Madison United States,

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2:00 PM - *SM1.7.02
Micro/Nano Filaments Morphologies Revealed by Nematic Liquid Crystals

Maria Helena Godinho 1,Pedro Almeida 1,Simon Copar 2,Pawel Pieranski 3,Slobodan Zumer 2,Miha Ravnik 2

1 Universidade Nova de Lisboa Caparica Portugal,2 University of Ljubljana Ljubljana Slovenia3 Université Paris-Sud Paris France

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2:30 PM - *SM1.7.03
Liquid Crystalline Polymer Vesicles: Thermotropic Phases in Lyotropic Structures and Their Potential Bio-Based Applications

Min-Hui Li 2

1 Chimie ParisTech - PSL Research University - CNRS Institut de Recherche de Chimie Paris (IRCP) Paris France,2 International Research Center for Soft Matter Beijing University of Chemical Technology Beijing China,

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3:00 PM -
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3:30 PM - SM1.7.04
Guiding Liquid Fibers of Smectics

Francesca Serra 1,Hye-Na Kim 1,Randall Kamien 1,Kathleen Stebe 1,Shu Yang 1

1 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia United States,

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3:45 PM - SM1.7.05
Responsive Liquid Crystalline Cellulose Networks

Susete Fernandes 1,Joao Avo 1,Maria Helena Godinho 1

1 I3N/CENIMAT, Department of Materials Science, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa Caparica Portugal,

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SM1.8: Liquid Crystals in Displays and Beyond—Energy
Session Chairs
L.C. Chien
Helen Gleeson
Ivan Smalyukh
Timothy White
Thursday PM, March 31, 2016
PCC North, 200 Level, Room 231 A

4:00 PM - *SM1.8.01
Ion-Conductive Liquid-Crystalline Assemblies: Orientation Control of Ionic Channels and Approaches to Energy Applications

Takashi Kato 1

1 Univ of Tokyo Tokyo Japan,

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4:30 PM - SM1.8.02
Discotic Liquid Crystalline Hole Transport Layers: Towards Capillary Filled Organic-Inorganic Photovoltaic Devices

Ammar Khan 1,M A Bin Kamarudin 1,Malik Qasim 1,Mojtaba-Abdi Jalebi 2,Timothy Wilkinson 1

1 Engineering (Div B) University of Cambridge Cambridge United Kingdom,2 Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics University of Cambridge Cambridge United Kingdom

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4:45 PM - SM1.8.03
Thermotropic Ionic Liquid Crystals as Single-Ion Conducting Lithium-Battery Electrolytes: Investigation of the Structure-Transport Interplay

Melody Leclere 2,Dominic Bresser 1,Laurent Bernard 1,Patrice Rannou 1,Hakima Mendil-Jakani 1,Sandrine Lyonnard 1,Lionel Picard 2

2 Liten CEA Grenoble Grenoble France,1 CEA-INAC-SPrAM Grenoble France

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