Result Announcement



It is our pleasure to announce the winner of the contest: Liquid Crystal Art Image of the Year 2021. Among the pictures that won each month in 2021, so from the pool of 12 amazing images, you chose the best one. We sincerely thanks for all votes cast.

The winning picture of the contest: Liquid Crystal Art Image of the Year 2021 is the entry by Luciano De Sio, entitled "Plasmonic assisted smectic-like liquid crystal phase", from January 2021. Congratulations!

The winning picture will be displayed on the cover of the next issue of Liquid Crystals Today. Additionally, a short article about the author of the winning picture will be published on Liquid Crystals Today.

January 2021

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Luciano De Sio,
Plasmonic assisted smectic-like liquid crystal phase

Contest: Liquid Crystal Art Image of the Year 2021



We are pleased to announce the contest: Liquid Crystal Art Image of the Year 2021. Among the pictures that won each month in 2021, so from the pool of 12 amazing images, you will choose the best one. The winning picture will be displayed on the cover of the next issue of Liquid Crystals Today. Additionally, a short article about the author of the winning picture will be published on Liquid Crystals Today.

The rules are simple:
(i) choose a photo from the ones below,
(ii) press the 'start voting' button and fill out the form,
(iii) each person can cast only one vote for a picture of their choice,
(iv) voting runs from 8 to 29 March 2022,
(v) the results will be announced on the ILCS website (https://www.ilcsoc.org/) on 31 March 2022.

The general rules of the Liquid Crystal Art Image of the Year 2021 contest can be found here.

We cordially invite you to vote!
January 2021
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Luciano De Sio,
Plasmonic assisted smectic-like liquid crystal phase
March 2021
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Tim Ogolla,
Eye see you seashell
February 2021
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Susanta Chakraborty,
Field induced square-grid pattern in a cholesteric liquid crystal mixture
April 2021
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Ahlam Nemati,
Dandelion on TEM
June 2021
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Qing Zhang,
A leaf of fern-dendritic growth in nematic liquid crystals
May 2021
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Alberto Concellon,
Cholesteric Complex Emulsions
July 2021
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Sepideh Norouzi,
Stabilized blue phase droplets
August 2021
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Lawrence (Larry) Honaker,
Making Waves from Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Droplets
September 2021
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Jr-Shian Shie,
Liquid Crystal heated by laser light
October 2021
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Kamil Orzechowski,
A lattice of non-oriented BP crystals with various vivid colours
November 2021
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Asmita Shah,
Scanning electron micrograph of the radially growing schlieren textures of nematic liquid crystal on Si-wafer
December 2021
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Brecht Berteloot,
Merry LC Christmas