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Submissions from 2013

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A Cellulose Liquid Crystal Motor: A Steam Engine of the Second Kind, Yong Geng, Pedro Lucio Almeida, Cheng Cheng, Peter Palffy-Muhoray, Maria Helena Godinho, and Susete Nogueira Fernandes

Electric Polarization Frozen by a Polymer Network in Nematic Liquid Crystals, S. E. Hicks, S. P. Hurley, Y. C. Yang, and Deng-Ke Yang

Morphology Transition in Lipid Vesicles Due to In-Plane Order and Topological Defects, Linda S. Hirst, Adam Ossowski, Matthew Fraser, Jun Geng, Jonathan Selinger, and Robin Selinger

Reversible Actuating and Writing Behaviours of a Head-To-Side Connected Main-Chain Photochromic Liquid Crystalline Polymer, Dae-Yoon Kim, Sang-A Lee, Hyong Jong Choi, Liang-Chy Chien, Myong-Hoon Lee, and Kwang-Un Jeong

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Simulation Study of Seemingly Fickian but Heterogeneous Dynamics of Two Dimensional Colloids, Jeongmin Kim, Chanjoong Kim, and Bong June Sung

Designing Dupin Cyclides in Micro and Macro Worlds, Oleg Lavrentovich

Physical Limitations and Fundamental Factors Affecting Performance of Liquid Crystal Tunable Lenses with Concentric Electrode Rings, Liewi Li, Douglas Bryant, Tony Van Heugten, and Philip J. Bos

Near-Diffraction-Limited and Low-Haze Electro-Optical Tunable Liquid Crystal Lens with Floating Electrodes, Liwei Li, Douglas Bryant, Tony Van Heugten, and Philip J. Bos

A Photoswitchable and Thermally Stable Axially Chiral Dithienylperfluorocyclopentene Dopant with High Helical Twisting Power, Yannian Li, Mengfei Wang, Augustine Urbas, and Quan Li

Surface Localized Polymer Aligned Liquid Crystal Lens, Lu Lu, Vassili Sergan, Tony Van Heugten, Dwight Duston, Achintya Bhowmik, and Philip J. Bos

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Comment on "The Limits of Flexoelectricity in Liquid Crystals", Peter Palffy-Muhoray

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Statistical Mechanics of Bend Flexoelectricity and the Twist-Bend Phase in Bent-Core Liquid Crystals, Shaikh M. Shamid, Subas Dhakal, and Jonathan V. Selinger

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Characterization of Cellular Uptake and Toxicity of Aminosilane-Coated Iron Oxide Nanoparticles with Different Charges in Central Nervous System-Relevant Cell Culture Models, Zhizhi Sun, Vinith Yathindranath, Matthew Worden, James A. Thliveris, Stephanie Chu, Fiona E. Parkinson, Torsten Hegmann, and Donald W. Miller

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Direct Piezoelectric Responses of Soft Composite Fiber Mats, M. Varga, J. Morvan, Nicholas Diorio, E. Buyuktanir, John Harden, John L. West, and Antal Jákli

Highly Crystalline Iron/Iron Oxide Nanosheets Via Lyotropic Liquid Crystal Templating, Vinith Yathindranath, V. Ganesh, Matthew Worden, Makoto Inokuchid, and Torsten Hegmann

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Surface Induced Phase Separation and Pattern Formation at the Isotropic Interface in Chiral Nematic Liquid Crystals, Rafael S. Zola, L. R. Evangelista, Y.-C Yang, and Deng-Ke Yang

Submissions from 2012

Viscoelasticity, Dielectric Anisotropy, and Birefringence in the Nematic Phase of Three Four-Ring Bent-Core Liquid Crystals With an L-Shaped Molecular Frame, Nejmettin Acvi, Volodymyr Borshch, Dipika Debnath Sarkar, Rahul Deb, Gude Venkatesh, Taras Turiv, Sergij V. Shiyanovskii, Nandiraju V. S. Rao, and Oleg Lavrentovich

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Surface Wrinkling in Liquid Crystal Elastomers, Aditya Agrawal, Paul Luchette, Peter Palffy-Muhoray, Sibani Lisa Biswal, Walter G. Chapman, and Rafael Verduzco

Surface Limitations to the Electro-Mechanical Tuning Range of Negative Dielectric Anisotropy Cholesteric Liquid Crystals, C. A. Bailey, V. T. Tondiglia, L. V. Natarajan, R. Bricker, Y. Cui, and Deng K. Yang

Cavity Modes and Their Excitations in Elliptical Plasmonic Patch Nanoantennas, Ayan Chakrabarty, Feng Wnag, Fred Minkowski, Kai Sun, and Qi-Huo Wei

A Comparison of Short-Range Molecular Order in Bent-Core and Rod-Like Nematic Liquid Crystals, S. Chakraborty, Jim T. Gleeson, Antal Jákli, and Samuel N. Sprunt

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Light Scattering from Liquid Crystal Director Fluctuations in Steady Magnetic Fields Up To 25 Tesla, Pavan K. Challa, O. Curtiss, J. C. Williams, Robert J. Twieg, J. Toth, S. McGill, Jim T. Gleeson, Antal Jakli, and Samuel N. Sprunt

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Alignment Layers with Variable Anchoring Strengths from Polyvinyl Alcohol, Yue Cui, Rafael S. Zola, Young-Cheol Yang, and Deng-Ke Yang

Polar Bent-Shape Liquid Crystals - From Molecular Bend to Layer Splay and Chirality, A. Eremin and Antal Jakli

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Pattern-Stabilized Decorated Polar Liquid-Crystal Fibers, Alexey Eremin, Ulrike Kornek, Stephan Stern, Ralf Stannarius, Fumito Araoka, Hideo Takezoe, Hajnalka Nadasi, Wolfgang Weissflog, and Antal Jakli

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Deformation of an Asymmetric Thin Film, Jun Geng and Jonathan V. Selinger

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The Effect of Salt on Ion Adsorption on a Siox Alignment Film and Reduced Conductivity of a Liquid Crystal Host, Yi Huang, Achintya Bhowmik, and Philip J. Bos

Search for Biaxiality in a Shape-Persistent Bent-Core Nematic Liquid Crystal, Young-Ki Kim, Madhabi Majumdar, Bohdan Senyuk, Luana Tortora, Jens Seltmann, Matthias Lehmann, Antal Jakli, Jim T. Gleeson, Oleg Lavrentovich, and Samuel N. Sprunt

Electrooptical and Dielectric Properties of Alkylthiol-Capped Gold Nanoparticle-Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal Nanocomposites: Influence of Chain Length and Tethered Liquid Crystal Functional Groups, A. Lapanik, A. Rudzki, B. Kinkead, H. Qi, Torsten Hegmann, and W. Haase

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Spatial and Orientational Control of Liquid Crystal Alignment Using a Surface Localized Polymer Layer, Lu Lu, Tatiana Sergan, Vassili Sergan, and Philip J. Bos

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Mechanism of Electric-Field-Induced Segregation of Additives in a Liquid-Crystal Host, Lu Lu, Vassili Sergan, and Philip J. Bos

Quantum Dots as Liquid Crystal Dopants, Javad Mirzaei, Mitya Reznikov, and Torsten Hegmann

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Highly Piezoelectric Biocompatible and Soft Composite Fibers, J. Morvan, E. Buyuktanir, John L. West, and Antal Jakli

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Azimuthal Dependence of Switching Field Strength for Nematic Liquid Crystal Bistability on Patterned Alignment Layers, Jun-ichi Niitsuma, Makoto Yoneya, and Hiroshi Yokoyama

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Dielectric Technique to Measure the Twist Elastic Constant of Liquid Crystals: The Case of a Bent-Core Material, Peter Salamon, Nandor Éber, J. Seltmann, M. Lehmann, Jim T. Gleeson, Samuel N. Sprunt, and Antal Jákli

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Polarization Conversion with Elliptical Patch Nanoantennas, Feng Wang, Ayan Chakrabarty, Fred Minkowski, Kai Sun, and Qi-Huo Wei

Unexpected Liquid Crystalline Behaviour of Three-Ring Bent-Core Mesogens: Bis(4-Subst.-Phenyl) 2-Methyl-Iso-Phthalates, Wolfgang Weissflog, Ute Baumeister, Maria-Gabriela Tamba, Gerhard Pelzl, Horst Kresse, Rudolf Friedemann, Gunther Hempel, Ricardo Kurz, Matthias Roos, Kurt Merzwiler, Antal Jakli, Cuiyu Zhang, Nicholas Diorio, Ralf Stannarius, Alexey Eremin, and Ulrike Kornek

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Biaxial Nematic Order Induced by Smectic Fluctuations, C. Zhang, S. Chakraborty, T. Ostapenko, Samuel N. Sprunt, Antal Jakli, and Jim T. Gleeson

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Direct Observation of Smectic Layers in Thermotropic Liquid Crystals, C. Zhang, M. Gao, Wolfgang Weissflog, Ute Baumeister, Samuel N. Sprunt, Jim T. Gleeson, and Antal Jákli

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Elasticity of Lyotropic Chromonic Liquid Crystals Probed by Director Reorientation in a Magnetic Field, Shuang Zhou, Yuriy A. Nastishin, M. M. Omelchenko, L. Tortora, V. G. Nazarenko, O. P. Boiko, T. Ostapenko, T. Hu, C. C. Almasan, Jim T. Gleeson, and Oleg Lavrentovich

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Photoisomerization-Controlled Phase Segregation in a Submicron Confined Azonematic Liquid Crystal, B. Zupančič, S. Diez-Berart, D. Finotello, Oleg Lavrentovich, and V. Zalar

Submissions from 2011

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Note: Automated Maskless Micro-Multidomain Photoalignment, Christopher Culbreath, Nikolaus Glazar, and Hiroshi Yokoyama

Experimental Studies of the Mechanisms of Photomechanical Effects in a Nematic Liquid Crystal Elastomer, Nathan J. Dawson, Mark G. Kuzyk, Jeremy Neal, Paul Luchette, and Peter Palffy-Muhoray

Modeling the Mechanisms of the Photomechanical Response of a Nematic Liquid Crystal Elastomer, Nathan J. Dawson, Mark G. Kuzyk, Jeremy Neal, Paul Luchette, and Peter Palffy-Muhoray

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Chirality and Biaxiality in Cholesteric Liquid Crystals, Subas Dhakal and Jonathan Selinger

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Electro-Optic Effects in Colloidal Dispersion of Metal Nano-Rods in Dielectric Fluid, Andrii B. Golovin, Jie Xiang, Heung-Shik Park, Luana Tortora, Yuriy A. Nastishin, Sergij V. Shyiyanovskii, and Oleg Lavrentovich

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Solar to Electrical Conversion via Liquid Crystal Elastomers, T. Hiscock, M. Warner, and Peter Palffy-Muhoray

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Nanostructures of Liquid Crystal Phases in Mixtures of Bent-Core and Rod-Shaped Molecules, Seung Ho Hong, Rafael Verduzco, Jim T. Gleeson, Samuel N. Sprunt, and Antal Jakli

Alignment by Langmuir/Schaefer Monolayers of Bent-Core Liquid Crystals, Wilder Iglesias, Timothy J. Smith, Prem B. Basnet, Carsten Tschierske, Daniel J. Lacks, Antal Jakli, and Elizabeth K. Mann

Ordering of Glass Rods in Nematic and Cholesteric Liquid Crystals, A. T. Juhl, Deng-Ke Yang, V. P. Tondiglia, L. V. Natarajan, Timothy J. White, and Timothy J. Bunning

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Effect of Trans-Cis Photoisomerization on Phase Equilibria and Phase Transition of Liquid-Crystalline Azobenzene Chromophore and its Blends with Reactive Mesogenic Diacrylate, Namil Kim, Quan Li, and Thein Kyu

Liquid Crystals, Photonic Crystals, Metamaterials, and Transformation Optics, Oleg Lavrentovich

Liquid Crystalline Amorphous Blue Phase and Its Large Electrooptical Kerr Effect, Khoa V. Le, Satoshi Aya, Yuji Sasaki, Hyunhee Choi, Fumito Araoka, Kenji Ema, Jozef Mieczkowski, Antal Jákli, Ken Ishikawa, and Hideo Takezoe

Thermally, Photochemically and Electrically Switchable Reflection Colors from Self-Organized Chiral Bent-Core Liquid Crystals, Quan Li, Manoj Mathews, Rafael S. Zola, and Deng-ke Yang

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Maier-Saupe-Type Theory of Ferroelectric Nanoparticles in Nematic Liquid Crystals, Lena M. Lopatina and Jonathan V. Selinger

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Elastic Constants and Orientational Viscosities of a Bent-Core Nematic Liquid Crystal, Madhabi Majumdar, Peter Salamon, Antal Jákli, Jim T. Gleeson, and Samuel N. Sprunt

Dynamic High Contrast Reflective Coloration From Responsive Polymer/Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Architectures, Michael E. McConney, Timothy J. White, Vincent P. Tondiglia, Lalgudi V. Natarajan, Deng-Ke Yang, and Timothy J. Bunning

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Magneto-Optical Technique for Detecting the Biaxial Nematic Phase, T. Ostapenko, C. Zhang, Samuel N. Sprunt, Antal Jákli, and Jim T. Gleeson

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Inelastic Collisions and Anisotropic Aggregation of Particles in a Nematic Collider Driven by Backflow, Oleg P. Pishnyak, Sergij V. Shiyanovskii, and Oleg Lavrentovich

Self-Organized Photochromic Dithienylcyclopentene Organogels, Krishnamurthy Rameshbabu, Lu Zuo, Chanjoong Kim, Augustine Urbas, and Quan Li

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The Effect of Surface Alignment on Analog Control of Director Rotation in Polarization Stiffened Smc* Devices, Mitya Reznikov, Lena M. Lopatina, Michael J. O'Callaghan, and Philip J. Bos

Shape Selection of Twist-Nematic-Elastomer Ribbons, Yoshiki Sawa, Fangfu Ye, Kenji Urayama, Toshikazu Takigawa, Vianney Gimenez-Pinto, Robin Selinger, and Jonathan Selinger

Chiral Symmetry Breaking by Spatial Confinement in Tactoidal Droplets of Lyotropic Chromonic Liquid Crystals, Luana Tortora and Oleg Lavrentovich

Electrically Reconfigurable and Thermally Sensitive Optical Properties of Gold Nanorods Dispersed Liquid Crystal Blue Phase, Jenny-Marie Wong, Jeoung-Yeon Hwang, and Liang-Chy Chien

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Electro-Optic Kerr Effect in Polymer-Stabilized Isotropic Liquid Crystals, Young-Cheol Yang and Deng-Ke Yang

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One Order Parameter Tensor Mean Field Theory for Biaxial Liquid Crystals, Xiaoyu Zheng and Peter Palffy-Muhoray

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Modeling and Simulation of Liquid-Crystal Elastomers, Wei Zhu, Michael Shelley, and Peter Palffy-Muhoray

Submissions from 2010

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Bundles of Fluid Fibers Formed by Bent-Core Molecules, C. Bailey, M. Murphy, A. Eremin, Wolfgang Weissflog, and Antal Jakli

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Statistical Mechanics of Splay Flexoelectricity in Nematic Liquid Crystals, Subas Dhakal and Jonathan Selinger

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Giant Flexoelectricity in Bent-Core Nematic Liquid Crystal Elastomers, J. Harden, Martin Chambers, Rafael Verduzco, Paul Luchette, Jim T. Gleeson, Samuel N. Sprunt, and Antal Jákli

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Short-Range Smectic Order in Bent-Core Nematic Liquid Crystals, Seung Ho Hong, Rafael Verduzco, J. C. Williams, Robert J. Twieg, E. DiMasi, R. Pindak, Antal Jakli, Jim T. Gleeson, and Samuel N. Sprunt

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Second-Harmonic Generation in a Bent-Core Nematic Liquid Crystal, Seung Ho Hong, J. C. Williams, Robert J. Twieg, Antal Jakli, Jim T. Gleeson, Samuel N. Sprunt, and Brett Ellman

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The Ion Capturing Effect of 5 Degrees Siox Alignment Films in Liquid Crystal Devices, Yi Huang, Philip J. Bos, and Achintya Bhowmik

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Fabrication and Characterization of Coupled Metal-Dielectric-Metal Nanoantennas, Bhuwan Joshi, Xuejin Wen, Kai Sun, Wu Lu, and Qi-Huo Wei

Electrically Switchable, Photoaddressable Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Reflectors, Quan Li

Electrically Switched Color with Polymer-Stabilized Blue-Phase Liquid Crystals, Shin-Ying Lu and Liang-Chy Chien

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Modeling Elastic Instabilities in Nematic Elastomers, Badel L. Mbanga, Fangfu Ye, Jonathan Selinger, and Robin Selinger

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Lyotropic Chromonic Liquid Crystal Semiconductors for Water-Solution Processable Organic Electronics, V. G. Nazarenko, O. P. Boiko, M. I. Anisimov, A. K. Kadashchuk, Yuriy A. Nastishin, A. B. Golovin, and Oleg Lavrentovich

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Surface Alignment and Anchoring Transitions in Nematic Lyotropic Chromonic Liquid Crystal, V. G. Nazarenko, O. P. Boiko, H. S. Park, O. M. Brodyn, M. M. Omelchenko, L. Tortora, Yuriy A. Nastishin, and Oleg Lavrentovich

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The Effect of Siox Alignment Layer Thickness on the Switching of Smc* Bistable Liquid Crystal Devices, Mitya Reznikov, Philip J. Bos, and Michael J. O'Callaghan

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Dielectric Properties of Mixtures of a Bent-Core and a Calamitic Liquid Crystal, Peter Salamon, Nandor Éber, Agnes Buka, Jim T. Gleeson, Samuel N. Sprunt, and Antal Jakli

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Surface Alignment, Anchoring Transitions, Optical Properties, and Topological Defects in the Nematic Phase of Thermotropic Bent-Core Liquid Crystal A131, B. Senyuk, H. Wonderly, M. Mathews, Q. Li, Sergij V. Shiyanovskii, and Oleg Lavrentovich

Design Considerations for High Efficiency Liquid Crystal Decentered Microlens Arrays for Steering Light, Jianru Shi, Paul F. McManamon, Lei Shi, and Philip J. Bos

Dynamics of a Liquid-Crystal Variable Optical Prism Based on Pancharatnam Phase, Lei Shi, Paul F. McManamon, Douglas Bryant, Ke Zhang, and Philip J. Bos

Stable Amorphous Blue Phase of Bent-Core Nematic Liquid Crystals Doped with a Chiral Material, Stefanie Taushanoff, Khoa Van Le, Jarrod Williams, Robert J. Twieg, B. K. Sadashiva, Hideo Takezoe, and Antal Jakli

Bent-Core Liquid Crystal Elastomers, Rafael Verduzco, Paul Luchette, Seung Ho Hong, John Harden, Elaine DiMasi, Peter Palffy-Muhoray, S. Michael Kilbey II, Jim T. Gleeson, and Antal Jákli

Generation of Radially and Azimuthally Polarized Light by Optical Transmission Through Concentric Circular Nanoslits in Ag Films, Feng Wang, Min Xao, Kai Sun, and Qi-Huo Wei

Light-driven Nanoscale Chiral Molecular Switch: Reversible Dynamic Full Range Color Phototuning, Yan Wang and Quan Li

Electrically Switchable, Photoaddressable Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Reflectors, Timothy J. White, Rebecca L. Bricker, Lalgudi V. Natarajan, Vincent P. Tondiglia, Lisa Green, Quan Li, and Timothy J. Bunning

Submissions from 2009

Rheological Properties of Bent-Core Liquid Crystals, C. Bailey, Katalin Fodor-Csorba, Jim T. Gleeson, Samuel N. Sprunt, and Antal Jákli

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Large Flow Birefringence of Nematogenic Bent-Core Liquid Crystals, C. Bailey, Katalin Fodor-Csorba, Rafael Verduzco, Jim T. Gleeson, Samuel N. Sprunt, and Antal Jakli

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Flexoelectricity of a Calamitic Liquid Crystal Elastomer Swollen with a Bent-Core Liquid Crystal, Martin Chambers, Rafael Verduzco, Jim T. Gleeson, Samuel N. Sprunt, and Antal Jakli

Photochromic 3-Dimensional Actuator Based on an Uncrosslinked Liquid Crystal Elastomer, Hyong Jong Choi, Kwang-Un Jeong, Liang-Chy Chien, and Myong-Hoon Lee

Switchable Polarization-Independent Liquid-Crystal Fabry-Perot Filter, Enkh-Amgalan Dorjgotov, Achintya K. Bhowmik, and Philip J. Bos

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Design of a Wide Bandwidth Switchable Mirror Based on a Liquid Crystal Etalon, Enkh-Amgalan Dorjgotov, Philip J. Bos, and Achintya Bhowmik

Organo-Soluble Photoresponsive Azo Thiol Monolayer-Protected Gold Nanorods, Jouliana M. El Khoury, Xiaoli Zhou, Liangti Qu, Liming Dai, Augustine Urbas, and Quan Li

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Optical Waveguiding in Bent-Core Liquid-Crystal Filaments, Jake Fontana, C. Bailey, Wolfgang Weissflog, I. Janossy, and Antal Jakli

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Electrically Reconfigurable Optical Metamaterial Based on Colloidal Dispersion of Metal Nanorods in Dielectric Fluid, Andrii B. Golovin and Oleg Lavrentovich

Light-Driven Molecular Switches with Tetrahedral and Axial Chirality, Lisa Green, Yannian Li, Timothy White, Augustine Urbas, Timothy Bunning, and Quan Li

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Chirality of Lipids Makes Fluid Lamellar Phases Piezoelectric, John Harden, Nicholas Diorio, Alexander G. Petrov, and Antal Jakli