The Moscone Center
San Francisco, California, United States
21 - 26 January 2012
Conference 8279
Emerging Liquid Crystal Technologies VII
Sunday - Wednesday 22 - 25 January 2012
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Abstract Due:
11 July 2011

Author Notification:
19 September 2011

Manuscript Due Date:
23 December 2011

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Sunday 22 January Show All Abstracts
Session 1:
New Materials and Effects
Sunday 22 January 2012
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Electro-optics and optical latching in the SmAPf banana phase (Invited Paper)
(Canceled)
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Pre-organized liquid crystals: biaxial nature of laterally-connected dimer (Invited Paper)
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High birefringent nematic liquid crystals: compounds and mixtures (Invited Paper)
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Lyotropic chromonic liquid crystals under confinement: monodomain formation and defect dynamics (Invited Paper)
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Session 2:
Photonic Crystals
Sunday 22 January 2012
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Optofluidic tuning of photonic crystal lasers (Invited Paper)
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Natural photonic crystals: formation, structure, function (Invited Paper)
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Liquid crystalline structures for transformation optics (Invited Paper)
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Preparation of porous polymer materials for bulky liquid crystal devices (Invited Paper)
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Monday 23 January Show All Abstracts
Session 3:
Lasers
Monday 23 January 2012
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Continuous wave mirrorless lasing in cholesteric liquid crystals (Invited Paper)
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Electrically and all-optically controllable random lasers based on dye-doped liquid crystal films (Invited Paper)
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Session 4:
Polarizers and Spatial Light Modulators
Monday 23 January 2012
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Recent applications of liquid crystal spatial light modulators (Invited Paper)
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Thin film polarizer based on photo-curable chromonic liquid crystalline solutions (Invited Paper)
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Multi-twist retarders for broadband polarization transformation
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Session 5:
Semiconductors
Monday 23 January 2012
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Liquid crystallinity in organic semiconductors (Invited Paper)
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Binary systems of discotic liquid crystalline semiconductors toward solution-processing thin film devices (Invited Paper)
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Directed assembly and in situ manipulation of semiconductor quantum dots in liquid crystal matrices (Invited Paper)
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Session 6:
Tunable Filters
Monday 23 January 2012
1:15 PM - 3:00 PM
Characterization and applications of liquid crystals in the THz frequency range (Invited Paper)
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Magnetically tunable metallic photonic crystals immersed in liquid crystal for terahertz wave (Invited Paper)
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Thermally responsive polymer/liquid crystal gels exhibiting large scale color changing in cholesterics (Invited Paper)
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Observation of PDLCs by SHG laser scanning microscopy using a liquid crystal vector beam generator
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Session 7:
Actuators and Sensors
Monday 23 January 2012
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Towards micrometer sized core-shell actuators from liquid crystalline elastomers by a continuous flow synthesis (Invited Paper)
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Switchable and responsive liquid crystal-functionalized microfibers produced via coaxial electrospinning (Invited Paper)
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Thermal conductivity of native and oxidized lyotropic-like low-density lipoprotein solutions studied by using the Z-scan technique (Invited Paper)
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Photo-responsive surface topology in chiral nematic media (Invited Paper)
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The activated morphology of grain boundaries in nematic solid sheets (Invited Paper)
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Tuesday 24 January Show All Abstracts
OPTO Plenary Session
Tuesday 24 January 2012
8:00 AM - 10:10 AM
Location: Room 134 (Exhibit Level)

Session Chairs: Klaus P. Streubel, OSRAM GmbH (Germany); David L. Andrews, Univ. of East Anglia Norwich (United Kingdom)

8:00 am: Welcome and Opening Remarks, Klaus P. Streubel, OSRAM GmbH (Germany)

8:05 am: Announcement of the Green Photonics Awards, Stephen J. Eglash, Precourt Institute for Energy, Stanford Univ. (USA)

8:10 am: Spinoptics: Spin Degeneracy Removal in Nanostructures, Erez Hasman, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (Israel)

8:50 am: High-Contrast Metastructures for Integrated Optics, Connie J. Chang-Hasnain, Univ. of California, Berkeley (United States)

9:30 am: Engaging Spins in Semiconductors for Quantum Information Processing, David Awschalom, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara (United States)
Session 8:
Nonlinear Optics and Beam Steering Devices
Tuesday 24 January 2012
10:30 AM - 12:15 PM
All-optical nonlinear photonic liquid crystal devices (Invited Paper)
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Laser beam steering (and beyond) with polarization gratings: review and prospects (Invited Paper)
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Electrical tuning of index-guiding photonic liquid crystal fibers
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Green digital signage using nanoparticle embedded narrow-gap field sequential TN-LCDs (Invited Paper)
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Session 9:
Blue Phases and Displays
Tuesday 24 January 2012
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Simulation of a cholesteric blue phase in a thin cell: exotic defect structures and their response to an electric field (Invited Paper)
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Novel materials for polymer-stabilized blue phase (Invited Paper)
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Electro-optic and photonic properties of aerosils-dispersed blue phase liquid crystals
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Session 10:
Self-assembly of Photonic Materials
Tuesday 24 January 2012
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Anomalous deformation of smectic bubbles under DC electric field (Invited Paper)
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Shape-controlled self-assembly of plasmonic colloidal nanoparticles and microparticles in liquid crystals (Invited Paper)
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Defect-driven structures for self-assembly (Invited Paper)
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Session 11:
Liquid Crystal Alignment
Tuesday 24 January 2012
4:45 PM - 6:15 PM
Photoalignment and photopatterning in liquid crystal photonics (Invited Paper)
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Controlling the alignment of liquid crystals by nanoparticle-doped and UV-treated polyimide alignment films (Invited Paper)
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New developments in nanoparticle-liquid crystal composites: from magic-sized semiconductor nanoclusters to alignment pattern formation via nanoparticle stenciling (Invited Paper)
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Session PWed:
Posters-Wednesday
Wednesday 25 January 2012
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Room 103 (Exhibit Level)

Conference attendees are invited to attend the OPTO poster session on Wednesday evening. Come view the posters, enjoy light refreshments, ask questions, and network with colleagues in your field. Authors of poster papers will be present to answer questions concerning their papers. Attendees are required to wear their conference registration badges to the poster sessions. Poster authors, view poster presentation guidelines and set-up instructions at http://spie.org/x27476.xml.
Tunable multi-spatial frequency optical profilometry using single liquid crystal cell with micro-pinhold array
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Synthesis and mesomorphism of new 2-methoxy-3-cyanopyridine mesogens
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Analysis of nanoparticles in controlling the vertical alignment of nematic liquid crystals
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Characterization of a PDLC mixed with crystal violet dye
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Tunable optical filter based on nanocomposite (liquid crystal)/(porous silicon)
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Pretile angle control of liquid crystal from homogeneous to homeotropic using photocurable prepolymer
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Innovated shear stress sensing technique using liquid crystal
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