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Wednesday, March 27, 2008 4:00 p.m. (Physics Department Colloquium)
Charles Rosenblatt

Physics Department, Case Western Reserve University
“Optical Nanotomography of Anisotropic Fluids”
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Duane Physics, Room G1B-20 (Ground Floor)

Friday, July 27, 2007
Randall Kamien
Physics Department, University of Pennsylvania
"On the Stability of Large Angle Grain Boundaries"
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2:00 PM in Duane Physics, Gamow Tower, 11th Floor Commons Room

Thursday, June 28, 2007
Asaph Widmer-Cooper
School of Chemistry, University of Sydney, Australia
"Shedding light on collective dynamics in supercooled liquids with the isoconfigurational ensemble: exploring structure-dynamics correlations"
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1:00 PM in Duane Physics, Gamow Tower, 11th Floor Commons Room

Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Guojiang Li
Optical Sciences Department, University of Arizona
"Diffractive Liquid Crystal Lenses for Vision Correction"
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4:00 PM in Duane Physics G1B20

Tuesday, April 10, 2007
Suk-Wah Tam-Chang
Department of Chemistry, University of Nevada, Reno
"Fabrication of Anisotropic Materials via Molecular Self-Organization"
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4:00 PM in Cristol Chemistry 142

Friday, March 30, 2007
Joe Zasadzinski
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of California Santa Barbara
"Lung Surfactant Adsorption"
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12:00 p.m. Duane Physics, Gamow Tower, 11th Floor Commons Room

Monday, March 19, 2007
Ivan Smalyukh
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"Probing and Controlling Order in Soft Matter"
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4:00 p.m. Duane Physics, Room G125

Thursday, March 8, 2007
Valeriy Ginzburg
Corporate R&D, Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI
"Polymer-Inorganic Nanocomposites: Theoretical Studies of Thermodynamics and Phase Behavior"
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4:00 p.m. Duane Physics, Gamow Tower, 11th Floor Reading Room

Thursday, February 22, 2007
Jan Lagerwall
University of Stuttgart, Germany
"Anisotropic Fluids hosting Anisotropic Nanoparticles: Carbon Nanotube — Liquid Crystal Composites"
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4:00 p.m. JILA auditorium

Wednesday, November 15, 2006
David Engstrom
Chalmers University, Sweden
"Multi-Level Lossless Phase Modulation in Liquid Crystals for High-Speed
Spatial Light Modulators"
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1:00 p.m. Duane Physics, Gamow Tower, 11th Floor

Wednesday, September 6, 2006
Jianqing Xu
University of Utah
"Molecular Dynamic Simulation of Nanoparticles in Liquid Crystal Matrix"
1:00 p.m. Duane Physics, Gamow Tower, 11th Floor

Tuesday, July 18, 2006
Laurence Navailles
CRPP, CNRS, France
"DNA Organization in Neutral Lipid Membranes"
10:00 a.m. Duane Physics, Gamow Tower, 11th Floor

Wednesday, November 2, 2005
Jun Li
University of Central Florida
"Liquid Crystal Refractive Indices and Their Applications in Displays and Photonic Devices"
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2:00 p.m. Duane Physics, Gamow Tower, 11th Floor

Wednesday, October 12, 2005
Anatoliy Glushchenko
University of Colorado Colorado Springs
"Ferroelectric Particles in Liquid Crystals: Recent Frontiers "
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2:00 p.m. Duane Physics, Gamow Tower, 11th Floor

Wednesday, September 28, 2005
Mark Foster
University of Akron
"Interface correlations, surface fluctuations, and structure in diblock copolymer brushes"
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2:00 p.m. Duane Physics, Gamow Tower, 11th Floor

Thursday, July 21, 2005
RET Program Final Presentations
Oral presentations from the teachers in the RET program
1:00-4:00 p.m. Duane Physics, Seminar Room, G1B31

Friday, June 17, 2005
Carsten Tschierske
Martin-Luther University, Halle, Germany
"Self-organization of multiblock molecules into new liquid crystalline phases"
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12:00 p.m. Duane Physics, Seminar Room, G1B31

Soft Condensed Matter Day
Wednesday, March 31, 2005
Unless otherwise specified, all talks are on the 11th Floor of the Gamow Tower

11:00 a.m. Michael Wand
Displaytech Inc., Longmont Colorado
Germanium Liquid Crystals: a New Class of De Vries Ferroelectrics ”
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1:30 p.m. David Marr
Chemical Engineering Department, Colorado School of Mines
“Complex Fluid Manipulation with Applied Fields in Microfluidic Geometries”
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2:30 p.m. Lior Eshdat
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Colorado at Boulder
NMR Goes Bananas: A Solid State NMR Study of the Liquid Crystal NOBOW”
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4:00 p.m. Peter Palffy-Muhoray (Physics Department Colloquium)
Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University
“ Light-induced Phenomena in Liquid Crystal Rubbers”
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Duane Physics, Room G1B20, Ground Floor

Special Seminar Series
Wednesday, August 4, 2004
Junji Watanabe
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
"Well-Defined Phase Sequence Including Cholesteric, SmA and
Columnar Phases, Observed in Thermotropic LC System of Simple
Rigid-Rod Helical Polysilane"
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3:00 p.m. Duane Physics, Gamow Tower, 11th Floor

Wednesday, August 4, 2004
Masanori Ozaki
Osaka University, Japan
"Photonic Crystals and Liquid Crystals"
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4:00 p.m. Duane Physics, Gamow Tower, 11th Floor

Thursday, August 5, 2004
Hideo Takezoe
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
"Chiral Nonlinear Optic Effect in Bent-Core Liquid Crystals "
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4:00 p.m. Duane Physics, Gamow Tower, 11th Floor

Friday, August 6, 2004
Takashi Kato
University of Tokyo, Japan
"Liquid Crystal Physical Gels: Self-Organized Functional Soft Materials"
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3:00 p.m. Duane Physics, Gamow Tower, 11th Floor


Thursday, August 5, 2004
Mike Cates
University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
"Colloidal Arrest and Capillary Forces"
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12:00 p.m. Duane Physics, Seminar Room, G1B31

Wednesday, May 12, 2004
Scott Harris
Mission Research Corporation, Lafayette, Colorado
"Liquid Crystal Optical Phased Arrays"
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1:00 p.m. Duane Physics, Gamow Tower, 11th Floor

Wednesday, March 17, 2004
Giuseppe Strangi
LICRYL - Liquid Crystal Regional Center
INFM National Institute for the Physics of Matter
Dept. of Physics, University of Calabria, Rende, Italy

"Photonic Band-Gap and Lasing in Chiral Liquid Crystals Embedded in Planar Microcavity"
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1:00 p.m. Duane Physics, Gamow Tower, 11th Floor

Tuesday, February 24, 2004
Karl-Heinz Ernst
Molecular Surface Technologies
Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research (EMPA)
Dübendorf, Switzerland
"Chiral surfaces via self-assembly of helical aromatic molecules"
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1:00 p.m. Duane Physics, Gamow Tower, 11th Floor

 

 

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