Invited Speakers

Plenary Talks

  1. Nonlinear Optics for Polar Liquid Crystals
    Prof . Hideo Takezoe
  2. Ferroelectric liquid crystal applications: bright future
    Prof. Vladimir Chigrinov

  3. On the structure and alignment of the bent-core helical nanofilament (B4) phase
    Prof. David M. Walba, University of Colorado


Invited Talks

  1. New generation of LCD's based on smectic liquid crystals showing uniform and stable orientation
    Prof. Valeri Lapanik, Belarusian State University, Minsk

  2. Ferroelectric liquid crystals: The influence of central aromatic units on mesomorphic properties
    Prof. Michal Kohout

  3. De Vries chiral smectics
    Prof Jagdish Vij

  4. Spontaneous symmetry breaking and ferroelectricity in non-chiral LC systems
    Prof. Yury Panarin

  5. Shock-free FLC compounds and materials: An overview of developments
    Prof. Vladimir Bezborodov

  6. Electro-optical effects due to distortion of ferroelectric liquid crystals by boundary surfaces
    Prof. Eugene Pozhidaev

  7. Kerr effect in Vertically aligned FLCs and its applications
    Prof. Abhishek Srivastava

  8. A low birefringence ferroelectric liquid crystal
    Prof. Valery Vashchenko

  9. When chiral smectics can choose their shape: tube-shell morphing induced by phase transition
    Dr. Rao Jampani, Université du Luxembourg

  10. Liquid Crystals from and with Colloids: from graphene oxide to silicon oxide spheres
    Prof. Ingo Dierking

  11. Polar and conventional mesophases in hockey-stick-shaped molecules
    Prof. E-Joon Choi