March 2024

Prof Sergey Pikin passed away

It is with great sadness that I learned of the passing of Sergey Pikin on the 13th of January 2024. He was one of the well-known Russian researchers on liquid crystals and especially ferroelectric LCs.

Ingo Dierking

ILCS awards nominations - Technical issues

Technical issues with the web nomination forms for ILCS awards still appear to persist. Could we please ask all nominators, including the ones who have sent earlier nominations through the website, to send / re-sent their nomination files (<15MB) to the following email address:


by the 15th of March 2024. Apologies for any inconvenience.