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ILCC Program
Oral Presentations | Poster Presentations


Please note that the 21st ILCC begins on Sunday evening with the Opening Ceremony and first Plenary Lecture followed by the Welcome Reception. The fully searchable conference schedule overview may be downloaded as PDF. The complete detailed programs of oral and poster presentations may also be viewed individually as PDFs.


Igor Musevic (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)
"Optic and Electric Field Manipulation of Nematic Colloids"
Ivan Smalyukh (Kent State University, USA)
"Laser Tweezing of Colloidal Particles, Defects, and Director Structures in Liquid Crystals"
Goran Ungar (University of Sheffield, UK)
"Many Faces of Order from Tapered Mesogens"
Randy Kamien (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
"The Geometry and Topology of Smectics"
Slobodan Zumer (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)
"Modeling of Constrained Nematic Order: from Defects to Colloidal Structures"
Nick Abbott (University of Wisconsin, USA)
"Amplification of Biological Interactions using Liquid Crystals"

John Goodby (University of York, UK)
"Transmission and Amplification of Information and Properties in Nanostructured Liquid Crystals"

Hajime Tanaka (University of Tokyo, Japan)
"Ordering Kinetics of Anisotropic Soft Matter: Novel Mechanisms of Pattern Selection"
Tomiki Ikeda (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
"Photoresponsive Behavior of Photochromic Liquid-Crystalline Polymers"
Julie Kornfield (California Institute of Technology, USA)
"Nematic Elastomers by Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers"