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A new article prepared jointly by LSMS and Universite Bordeaux I, Structure of π- and 2π-walls in smectic films
, has been published in JETP Lett.
Professor Helen Gleeson and Graduate Research Student Louise Johnson of the University of Manchester are visiting the Laboratory. The visit is a part of the work programme of the joint RFBR-Royal Society project Smectic structures with multilayer periodicities.
Workshop on Liquid Crystals for Photonics 2012 will take place in Hong Kong December 9-11, 2012. For more information visit the workshop page
The 11th International Symposium on Ferroic Domains and Micro- to Nanoscopic Structure and the 11th Russia/CIS/Baltic/Japan Symposium on Ferroelectricity is scheduled August 20 - 24, 2012, Ekaterinburg, in the very middle of Russia. A special topic of mesoscopic structures in liquid crystals is announced. More information can be found at the simposium website
. Note that abstract submission deadline is March 1.
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First All-Russian Conference on Liquid Crystals will take place in Ivanovo from September 17th to September 21st, 2012. More information can be found on the Conference website
Season's greetings to all colleagues and friends! Looking forward for eventful and productive year 2012.
December 20-23 Igor Ilchishin of Institute of Physics, National Academy of Sciences, Ukraine, has been visiting Chernogolovka
in the framework of the joint Russian-Ukrainian project Studies of optical edge and defect modes and low threshold lasing in chiral liquid crystals.