March 2019 liquid crystal picture

Picture of March 2019: The Spring Festival, by Yuan Shen.

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46th German Liquid Crystal Conference

The 46th German Liquid Crystal Conference will be held from 27 to 29 March 2019 at Paderborn University in Paderborn, Germany. Invited speakers are Peter Collings, Ewa Górecka, Lech Longa, Pawel Perkowski, and Pawel Pieranski.

Heinz Kitzerow

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February 2019 liquid crystal picture

Picture of February 2019: Cholestric pitch bended, by Sasan Shadpour.

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15th European Conference on Liquid Crystals

15th European Conference on Liquid Crystals, June 30 - July 5, 2019, Wroclaw (Poland)

We are pleased to inform you that the abstract submission and registration for the 15th European Conference on Liquid Crystals are now open. The deadline for submitting your abstract and registration is 15 March 2019.

Please visit the conference website
www.eclc2019.pl for deadlines, registration details and arrival instructions (NEW!).

ECLC 2019 is an International Conference organized by Military University of Technology, Warsaw, under the auspices of the Polish Liquid Crystal Society.

We are looking forward to seeing you in Wroclaw,
With best regards,

Chairman:Marzena Tykarska
Co-chairs: Wiktor Piecek, Przemysław Kula
Chairman of the Programme Committee:Janusz Parka
Chairman of the Organizing Committee:Jerzy Zieliński

The 8th International Symposium on Liquid Crystal Photonics

In 2019, The 8th International Symposium on Liquid Crystal Photonics will be organized by the Liquid Crystal Branch of the Chinese Physical Society, and jointly organized by South China Normal University and Shenzhen Guohua Optoelectronic Tech. Co., Ltd. SLCP 2019 will take place in Guangzhou from March 29th until March 31st.

January 2019 liquid crystal picture

Image of Broken liquid crystalline shells mimic cells, by Takatoshi Maeda, has been selected as the January 2019 ILCS liquid crystal picture. This picture artistically makes a beautiful connection between liquid crystals and biological cells.

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2019 Annual Conference of British Liquid Crystal Society

We are delighted to announce the British Liquid Crystal Society's 2019 annual conference, 15-17 April 2019. This year, the conference will take place at the University of Leeds and will include the first lyotropic liquid crystals workshop.

2019 Annual Conference of British Liquid Crystal Society, 15-17 April, Leeds

Wolfgang Haase passed away on Tuesday, 11th of December 2018

With sadness I would like to pass on to the liquid crystal community the information that I received yesterday from one of his long time collaborators, Eduardo Soto-Bustamante, that Prof Dr Wolfgang Haase has passed away last Tuesday. An obituary will appear in one of the next issues of LC Today. Our thoughts are with his wife and family.

Ingo Dierking

Director, Advanced Materials and Liquid Crystal Institute

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Director, Advanced Materials and Liquid Crystal Institute
Kent State University

December 2018 liquid crystal picture

Image of December "Nematic schlieren type texture" taken by Nazma Begum.

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