RUS Laboratory for Spectroscopy of Molecular Structures


04th April 2013

A new article entitled Description of optical properties of cholesteric photonic liquid crystals based on Maxwell equations and Kramers-Kronig relations has appeared in Physical Review E. Congratulations to Grigoriy Ksyonz on his first publication!

25th February 2013

Do not miss upcoming conferences on liquid crystals: FLC2013 and XX Conference on liquid crystals Chemistry, Physics and Applications.

22nd November 2012

Site contents has been updated, new material added to Current research section.

10th September 2012

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.

17th August 2012

A new article enitled Field-induced transitions between multilayer phases of polar smectic liquid crystals has appeared in Physical Review E, Rapid Communications.

12th April 2012

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.

22nd February 2012

4th Workshop on Liquid Crystals for Photonics 2012 will take place in Hong Kong December 9-11, 2012. For more information visit the workshop page.

9th February 2012

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.

1st February 2012

We're now on Twitter! Feel free to follow and comment. News will appear on a regular basis.

17th January 2012

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.

30th December 2011

Season's greetings to all colleagues and friends! Looking forward for eventful and productive year 2012.

26th December 2011

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.